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Fed up with trash freeloaders in receptacles paid for by others

Editor:
Sunday at about 2 p.m. is a good time for the small, gray Chevrolet pickup (it sounds like a road grader) 10 County plates, white female driver, age ...

Explosions Saturday in rural area investigated

One reporting party said the issue was an ongoing problem involving people setting off explosives.

Fremont County Sheriff's deputies responded to ...

Break in the Uden case is 'nothing short of incredible'

Editor:
The break in the Uden disappearance is nothing short of incredible to me. I remember so well when that all happened.
It was a very famous case in ...

State expected to take over Barnson case from federal prosecutors

The man's skeletal remains were found March 10 on the Wind River Indian Reservation east of Riverton; he had been missing since 2006.

A federal ...

Commissioners face flak over local bid concerns on justice center design

Some Fremont County commissioners were so concerned about how the architecture firm for the Riverton justice center project was selected that they voted ...

Doctor shortage a problem already and will get worse

Editor:
I believe that we have a very serious problem in Fremont County concerning individuals getting into see a physician. With several doctors now absent ...

Sex offender's probation is rescinded

After admitting to having sex with two teenage boys, a 32-year-old Riverton woman in March 2012 was given a sentence that gave her a chance to reform herself ...

North Riverton acquires new game warden

Allen Deru is the new game warden for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in north Riverton.
Wyoming game wardens are responsible for wildlife law ...

Make It With Wool contest set for Nov. 2

The 2013 Make It With Wool contest will begin at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at the REACH Foundation, 622 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton.
Each entrant will receive 2.5 ...

Foundation awards $5K grant to Riverton skate park remodel

The Central Wyoming Skating Association has been awarded its first grant, with $5,000 coming from the Tony Hawk Foundation to help build a skate park in ...

Couple celebrates anniversary

Dan Penovich and Alice Nichols, of Springfield, Mo., recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.
The couple were married June 15, 1958, in North Wichita ...

Linthicum, Zingarelli marry

Mark and Ruth Linthicum, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lisa Linthicum, to Marc Zingarelli, the son of Tom and Loren ...

The facility is now operated by the Volunteers of America -- Northern Rockies.

Three months and two days after a signed agreement merged the ...

City invited to Mammoth Music opening

The Riverton City Council has received an open invitation for the grand re-opening celebration of Mammoth Music, 318 E. Main St.
The opening will be at 11 ...

CWC picks Riverton firm for insurance agent

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has selected Tegeler and Associates of Riverton as the school's property and liability insurance agent for the ...

City weighs door-to-door regs

Chief Mike Broadhead said his officers field a number of complaints from residents who are uncomfortable having salespeople on their property.

Not ...

Jury misinformed, so new trial required for murder convict, high court says

Misinformation provided by Fremont County prosecutors has led the Wyoming Supreme Court to throw out a Riverton man's first-degree murder conviction.
Gabriel ...

Young sexual abuse victims no longer will have to travel to Natrona County to undergo forensic interviews. The Children's Advocacy Project has opened the doors ...

'Path ranger' comment was inappropriate

Editor:
I read the letter from Belle Bransky on Sept. 17 about the so-called 'vagrants' on the Rails to Trails path. As a Native American I was offended by ...

Drennen conviction overturned; new murder trial ordered

The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned a Riverton man's first-degree murder conviction in the 2010 shooting death of another man.
The court on Tuesday ...

 
 

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