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Funding for more public transportation 'very unlikely'

Editor:
I read the letter from the young man I take to be an exchange student of some kind from Germany. He talked about having more public transportation. ...

Take EPA's ruling on reservation to court immediately and 'fight it out'

Editor:
The EPA now says Riverton is part of the Indian reservation, eh? Who the heck is the EPA to decide that? Take this to court immediately and fight it ...

Pavillion working group meeting set

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will host a Pavillion working group meeting Tuesday in ...

Musician to visit Riverton on holiday tour

Singer Jerry Joseph said he may incorporate some songs about Wyoming into his performance Tuesday.

Singer and songwriter Jerry Joseph is headed to ...

Ron Warpness proposes raising the tax from 2 cents a gallon to 28 cents, in hopes the new revenue would be spent on alcohol-related ...

Small space, big idea

Veterans groups join forces in one office, pledge improved service

Local veterans groups are combining their resources in an effort to better serve ...

EPA says it has right to set rez border, but the intent is limited

Some federal officials disagree with Riverton leaders who say questions about the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation need to be resolved in court. ...

Riverton woman enters custom cinch in Art of the Cowboy Makers Contest

Riverton resident Leane Linnell competed this week in the Fifth Annual Art of the Cowboy Makers Contest at the Alexis Park All Suite Resort in Las Vegas.
For ...

Riverton Meadowlark Sams donates to hospice

In November, Riverton Meadowlark Sams presented its annual donation to a local non-profit organization on behalf of Wyoming Good Sam.
Help for Health Hospice ...

On a plane, you could 'never get away' from a cell phone call

Editor:
I don't know if I am glad or sad that the airlines might let passengers use cell phones on board. But if you fly from Riverton on the 19-seat plane it ...

Devon named to The Civic 50 list

OKLAHOMA CITY --Devon Energy has again made The Civic 50, Bloomberg Business Week's definitive list of the most community-minded companies in the nation. Now ...

Encana constructing water treatment plant

RIVERTON --Encana is constructing a facility in central Wyoming that will treat up to 1 million gallons of water a day that comes with oil and gas ...

Local state legislators are concerned a Dec. 10 Environmental Protection Agency ruling could hurt Wyoming's economy, but they were skeptical the change would ...

Robert and Nancy Antelope of Riverton weren't really looking for The Ranger's decorated football on Tuesday, but they found it anyway.
The Antelopes, ...

'Medical event' likely cause of property-damage wreck

No one was injured, but a boy complained of chest pain afterward.

Officials said a medical problem caused a one-vehicle traffic accident west of ...

Tribe says it is ready for talks with Riverton leaders

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders have invited Riverton officials to discuss the potential effects of a federal agency's ruling regarding the boundaries of the ...

State ready to fight reservation border decision by EPA

State lawmakers say they plan to take a "strong, proactive position" against a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency impacting the boundaries ...

Expanded public transportation would be good for the city

Editor:
Riverton needs some more public transportation. I think that increased public transportation in the form of a larger bus line with more service would ...

Federal agency says Riverton still is part of 'Indian Country'

After many years of trying, the two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes finally have found a federal entity willing to say that Riverton is part of the ...

Here's why Udens' remains should be raised from lake

Editor:
In response to the letter from Erica Beckett, I was a dear friend of Claire Martin, the mother and grandmother of Virginia Uden and her sons, for more ...

 
 

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