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Downtown fire siren to be replaced, moved to new spot

The Riverton Fire Protection District and the City of Riverton have agreed to replace and relocate the warning siren on top of the old City Hall building in ...

Nine decades of well-lived life

That was Pauline Leonhardt.

It's a scene that becomes all too familiar as we grow older. A family gathers together to mourn the passing of the final ...

More EMS reflection

County isn't sold yet on ambulance changes
If there was a single, overriding theme that came out of the town-hall meeting at the Fremont County Courthouse ...

Private ambulance generates more questions than answers

Editor:
With all due respect, what I am hearing about our air and ground ambulance services is generating more questions than answers for me.
There are three ...

Man accused of killing wife as kids watched pleads not guilty

The man accused of killing his wife in front of their children days before Thanksgiving on the Wind River Indian Reservation pleaded not guilty on ...

RHS swim squad to Kelly Walsh

Still unable to swim meets at its home in the Riverton Aquatic Center because of problems with the starting blocks, the Riverton Wolverine boys swim team ...

Recreation progress

Skating success at old stadium brings outdoor hockey games to mind

Riverton is making some positive moves toward improving public recreation ...

Legislation looks to ease bitcoin transactions in Wyoming banks

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State legislators have introduced a bill that would make digital currencies, like bitcoin, equal to the U.S. dollar in bank transactions.
The ...

Fire officials note concern over unclean chimneys

With the winter weather season well under way, safety officials are reminding residents about the importance of clean chimneys for home safety.
The Riverton ...

Vivian "Eileen" Gross

Vivian "Eileen" Gross died Jan. 16, 2016, surrounded by her family at her home. She was 84.
A viewing was held Jan. 19 at Davis Funeral Home, with a viewing ...

Leonard Dale Gradert

Leonard Dale Gradert of Riverton died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Sage West HealthCare at Riverton. He was 79.
A memorial service was 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, ...

Wyoming digest

No foul play suspected in man's death
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Police say an autopsy on the body of man discovered in a snowbank near downtown Casper has ...

Man to prison for 7th DUI

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his ninth drunken driving charge.
50-year-old Paul Lucero asked a Laramie ...

Big Red's grapplers are at the Lander Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

Riverton's high school wrestlers are on the road Friday and Saturday.
for ...

Urge action on the Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act

Editor:
The "Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2015" (TNIA) allows tribes to participate in federal programs that provide free, healthy meals to children in ...

Reflecting changed economy, Tunnel Hill Road rebuild awarded for half of estimate

Fremont County will start a realignment of Tunnel Hill Road near Ocean Lake this winter.
The existing road -- which runs along a canal bank -- is "very muddy ...

Brenda Jean Flodin

Brenda Jean Flodin died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016 at her home in Riverton. She was 64.
A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at the United Baptist Church, ...

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Births

COUGHANOUR
A son was born to Christie of Riverton and Matthew of Riverton at 11:18 p.m. Jan. 16, at ...

Speakers sought for Career Day at Riverton High School

Riverton High School is seeking guest speakers for its annual career day set for Feb. 10.
This year marks the high school's third career day. RHS career ...

Hey, I got game (and witnesses)

Regular readers of this column may realize that every now and again, I'll recall one of my greatest athletic moments -- brief periods of breathtaking ...

 
 

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