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Is the vacant lot in downtown Riverton going to be a junkyard?

Editor:
So the city is going to do more testing of the dirt in the downtown vacant lot that it owns and has done nothing with other than an insincere attempt ...

Holiday weekend craft fair returning; annual Christmas tree lot opens

Local crafters and home-based business owners are hoping to resurrect a tradition this weekend by hosting fairs on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in ...

Swimmers range in age from 4 to 54.

Rod Settlemire has the Riverton Swim Club going in the right direction.
When the head coach started, the ...

Police quiet on robbery investigation

Officials say they can't release information about an armed robbery that took place in Riverton this week.
"We're still at an impasse," Riverton Police ...

County sets plans on six new projects to get 1 percent tax funding

Design work for all seven projects is estimated to cost $2.1 million, and county funds will provide the entirety of construction costs.

Fremont ...

Program offering break to caregivers

Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc., through its National Family Caregiver Support Program, hopes to give more caregivers in Riverton a chance to rest.
The federal ...

Enact laws to protect the right to different ideas, opinions

Editor:
In recent observation, I have noticed that the general public does not fully understand what the word "normal" means.
Normal and/or normality in ...

Armed robbery at Maverik; suspect fled the scene

Police officials were building information Tuesday about an armed robbery that took place just after midnight at the Maverik Country Store on West Main Street ...

The way it was: Cheerleaders identified -- 1953

Last weeks' "The Way it Was" photo is reprinted this week, with one important difference -- everyone is identified.
We asked readers last Sunday to help with ...

Collision costs county-owned vehicle a rear wheel

A Fremont County vehicle lost a wheel Tuesday after a traffic accident in south Riverton.
No one was seriously injured in the incident, though officials said ...

Riverview Road rec path bridge removed

A walking path bridge has been removed from where it crossed the Riverton Valley Irrigation District Canal to allow for installation of water and sewer lines ...

More clients referred to treatment since detox name change

Riverton-based Center of Hope detoxification center is referring more clients to treatment since its merger with Volunteers of America-Northern Rockies this ...

Riverton woman pleads guilty to drug charges

A Riverton woman pleaded guilty to drug charges this month as part of an agreement requiring her to undergo addiction treatment.
Abigail White, 22, of ...

A scratchy voice from the intercom

The scratchy voice pouring out from the speaker above the door of eighth-grade math class still plays in my head.
It was lunchtime in the old Riverton Junior ...

Too much gunfire at schools

Editor:
I was thankful for the letter by Mr. Nyberg, the middle school assistant principal, in response to the earlier one from Mr. Finley that criticized ...

Security features for the proposed Riverton justice center steered most of the discussion during the Fremont County Commission meeting Tuesday.
In particular, ...

There's a 'laugh a day' from D.C.

Editor:
It has become like going to the circus. There is a laugh a day to keep me occupied.
As I watch television, I see the liar, Clinton, calling the liar, ...

Former city man spared by typhoon in Philippines

Former Riverton resident Mike Lieberman wasn't harmed by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck more than 450 miles from his home in General Santos City, ...

Legacy we are leaving next generations is staggering

Editor:
Since that warm, sun-filled morning in July 1944, the day ol' Doc Kendall delivered me, the sun has risen and sent 25,310 times. The hands on the ...

Quick public action controlled situation near day care center

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office thanked the public Thursday for helping to identify a man who raised suspicions this week at a day care north of Riverton. ...

 
 

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