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Flooding brings trouble to county

A resource center has opened at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for residents affected by the flood.

Water levels were receding Tuesday ...

City preps new budget with state funding set to change

The city of Riverton is preparing for a tighter budget next year in light of funding changes produced during the state's recent legislative session.
The ...

When the same automobile dealership has been in the same family and the same place for 50 years, the big shots take notice. So, when the Guschewsky family ...

An emergency rock scaling project for the removal of large rocks from a hillside above U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 began Thursday in Wind River Canyon.
The $41,000 ...

Donelson, Stalley earn CWC emeritus honor

Two women have earned the professor emeritus distinction for their work at Central Wyoming College.
Patricia Stalley and Charlotte Donelson are this year's ...

'Madame Butterfly' encore Saturday; storm interfered with first airing in March

Lander Met Opera will bring Puccini's unforgettable masterwork Madame Butterfly back to Lander for a special encore performance on Saturday, May 14.
The ...

Wild horse, burro adoption May 21 at Honor Farm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption May 21 in Riverton.
It's the first of two adoptions to be held ...

Fremont County digest

Car seat safety event Monday
Monday, May 9, is Car Seat Check Event for Safe Kids Day in Fremont County. The event is observed locally from 2-6 p.m. ...

It was the wonder of the age when it arrived on the railroad in Buffalo back in 1913. The smoking, steaming behemoth arrived directly from the Case factory in ...

Rig count dips to another low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices.
A year ...

Extending an abnormally wet spring, a record-breaking rainstorm drenched central Fremont County on Saturday, causing widespread flooding problems in Lander and ...

Union Pass killer won't return home before trial

Rain records smashed; flooding likely through Sunday

James Morrison, who shot and killed his neighbor April 12 near Dubois, will not be released on ...

Trump's rise weakens push to transfer fed lands to state control

Donald Trump's apparent lock on the Republican presidential nomination means advocates of large-scale transfers of federal lands to states in the West likely ...

An Ashgrove Elementary School kindergarten class visited the new outdoor classroom constructed by Riverton ...

For $75, anyone is now able purchase a large dumpster container from the City of Riverton for personal use.
The city owns about 300 three-yard dumpsters and ...

Today

Births

GROOMS
A son was born to Trista C. Buskohl of Riverton and Michael B. Grooms of Riverton at 9:14 a.m. May ...

Tobacco ordinance finalized

Fines can now range from $0 to $750, a change from the flat $25 fine previously.

The Riverton City Council agreed to the modified under-age tobacco ...

Weekend flood watch in effect

Two wet days in weather forecast

A flood watch is in effect in the Wind River Basin as a result of heavy rain and snow forecast for the ...

Average age of college work force rising; turnover low

The new human resources director at Central Wyoming College seemed impressed by the school's ability to retain its workforce.
In a recent report to the CWC ...

Woman driving 3 mph gets DUI

A Riverton woman will be required to enter an in-patient drug treatment program after receiving a felony DUI after driving 3 mph March 18 on East Park Avenue ...

 
 

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