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Visitors attending a skate park event or just for fun must "always be respectful and fair to others," is among the rules to be displayed.

The Central ...

Paranormal Society's talk at Riverton Museum helps launch Halloween season

Members of the Wild West Paranormal Society will be giving a talk on their personal experiences in Riverton and in surrounding counties during a talk from 6-7 ...

Family-oriented 'spooktacular' Friday night at Riverton library

The Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave., is encouraging families to dress up in costume and attend a Halloween-themed "spooktacular" event 6-9 p.m. ...

Child protection group cites Broadhead, Neely

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children has chosen Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead and Department of Family Services manager Jennifer Neely as ...

Riverton resident Shirley Herman grew this sunflower that was taller than her shed before it was cut down due to the weight of the ...

School District 6 implementing suicide prevention policy

By Christina George
Staff Writer

The Wind River school district has implemented a new policy aimed at suicide prevention.
The Fremont County School ...

RHS Key Club fun run raises cash Saturday for 'Tough Enough' effort countywide

Riverton High School's Key Club hosts a 5K run/walk this weekend to raise funds for the Tough Enough Cancer Fund of Fremont County.
Registration begins at 7 ...

Karly Ward comes to Wyoming from Tennessee having started her teaching career in Lakewood, Colo.

Karly Ward came from Clarksville, Tenn., to be the ...

Largest pumpkin in yearly contest tops 250 pounds

The Fremont County Master Gardener program held its annual pumpkin contest Sept. 26 at Sweetwater Garden, 1602 W. Main St.
Scott Lewis took first place for ...

St. Margaret's Catholic Elementary School celebrates its 50th anniversary Saturday at the school gymnasium, 220 N. Seventh St. E.
The "50 Years of ...

Former school trustee arrested on domestic violence charge

A former Dubois school trustee was arrested Sept. 14 after allegedly assaulting someone with an ink pen at her place of employment.
Heidi McStay, 34, of ...

Construction of the five-lane highway and widening of the Little Wind bridge carries an Oct. 31 contract deadline.

Evening asphalt paving activities ...

Riverton student makes dean's list at Bates College

Sam Myers was named to the dean's list at Bates College for the semester ending in April.
The distinction is earned by students whose cumulative GPA is 3.71 ...

City council elects Martinez as president

The Riverton City Council elected council member Lee Martinez as the council president and council member Kyle Larson as the council vice president during a ...

Lander woman loses nearly $2,000 in computer fraud

A Lander woman is out nearly $2,000 after a new fraud hit the area.
Officers from the Lander Police Department received a call at 9:03 p.m. Aug. 21 reporting ...

USDA reminds producers to purchase crop insurance

The coverage includes crop production losses due to natural perils.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency reminds producers to ...

Family sets up Joe McGowan Fund to honor Lander man, benefit community

The initial hope is to build the fund up to $25,000 and award a $1,000 grant every year.

An endowment fund has been established in honor of the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Ben S. Ridgley has joined the Northern Arapaho Business Council after being sworn into office Sept. 8. He fills a vacancy left by Richard Brannan who resigned ...

Firefighters flip pancakes to raise funds for equipment

Roughly 500 people raised about $1,000 for the Lander Volunteer Fire Department during a pancake breakfast in August.
The department's fundraiser has been ...

 
 

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