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Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ...

Free e-waste clean up set for Saturday

Residents can dispose of hazardous and electronic waste for free Saturday in three locations around Fremont County.
Agricultural operations also are welcome ...

Consider two sections for skate park, based on age

Editor:
I was thinking that we could divide the new skate park into two parts. One would be for age 11 and older, and the other would be for age 10 and ...

Evergreen plants are rugged enough to withstand extreme weather conditions in Wyoming, yet evergreens were among the plants hit the hardest during the rapid ...

Motel managers arrested on drug charges

The alleged crimes were taking place on the business premises.

The managers of a local motel were arrested last week, accused selling prescription ...

An electrical outage Thursday evening affected more than 3,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in the Riverton area.
Officials think the problem was caused by ...

'Huge bummer' that so many trees have died, but don't give up on planting more

Editor:
I think we all appreciate the value of mature landscape plants in our town. It is heartbreaking to see all the damage to our community landscaping as ...

Zamora named general manager at Hi Mountain Jerky

Hans and Kimberly Hummel, owners of Hi Mountain Jerky and Seasonings, are pleased to announce the promotion of Edgar Zamora to general manager of the company. ...

River at or near flood stage in several areas of Fremont County

A flash flood watch has been issued through Wednesday evening for parts of the Wind River Basin, but local officials say they are not anticipating anything ...

Vietnam veteran wants good turnout at state reunion

"Warmongers." "Baby killers."
Both slurs were shouted at Jim Arndt and other servicemen returning to the United States in 1969 at the height of the anti-war ...

Brock changes plea in abduction; he still can be sentenced to maximum

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old child has changed his plea.
David Waine Brock III pleaded no contest to two counts ...

Statement in old Hal Boyle piece 'so true'

Editor:
I was hoping you would print the old column by Hal Boyle again for Memorial Day. Thank you. It is so true when he says "Perhaps the best answer you ...

The way it was: Service station fire -- 1955

Sirens blared over Riverton 60 years ago Sunday after a fire broke out at the Porter-Hirz Pontiac dealership and service station. Workers were using a cutting ...

Riverton Museum kicks off speakers series on Saturday

The Riverton Museum will host its first Discovery Speakers Series presentation at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
University of Wyoming professor of archaeology Marcel ...

Stranger's generosity valued

Editor:
With all the bad news one hears about our nation today and the like, there are some great people right here who continue to make this nation the ...

Riverview Road to undergo chip sealing

Work is scheduled to start Monday, and delays of up to 15 minutes are expected.

Chip sealing is scheduled to begin Monday on the $2.8 million ...

Veterans assistance available throughout county in June

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Riverton man serving 10 months in FEMA Corps

Connor Lively of Riverton recently began a 10-month term of national service in FEMA Corps, an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps program.
FEMA ...

Sorrow in child's death applies to driver as well

Editor:
The poor little girl's death in the crosswalk is a terrible, terrible tragedy, very heartbreaking.
I ask everyone to remember that the heartbreak ...

Odd Fellows

The handsome little cemetery on Riverview Road still needs caretakers

No one whose Memorial Day observances this week included a visit to Mountain ...

 
 

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