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Card partners take donations to help crosswalk driver

A group of pinochle players is taking up donations to help a woman charged with vehicular homicide in the death of 7-year-old girl.
"We just all thought we ...

Foster Grandparents reception Saturday

The Foster Grandparents program hosts a 50th year celebration open to the public from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood Room at the Wind River Hotel ...

Achievers

Riverton student makes honor roll
Riverton student Aaron Nirider has been named to the dean's honor roll at Eastern Wyoming College for the spring 2015 ...

Treatment of horse on West Sunset might be legal under state law, but it's still cruel

Editor:
It broke my heart to see the picture on the front page of the horse coated in mud. What does this picture say about our society?
Each day as I have ...

Friday scramble at country club raising money for CWC rodeo scholarships

The eighth annual Jim Fike Memorial Golf Tournament is set to tee off at noon Friday at the Riverton Country Club.
The competition raises money to grant ...

Businesses report big losses during South Federal Boulevard work

When the Wyoming Department of Transportation set out to reconstruct South Federal Boulevard in Riverton last year, the plan was to make improvements and ...

Former justice center in south Riverton to house several county offices

Several county offices are moving to the former Riverton justice center building on South Federal Boulevard.
The facility was vacated this month when the ...

It's the man, not the machine, with the local connections.

That gleaming silver monolith rising nearly 20 stories above the plains of southeast ...

A 40-year-old man suffered minor injuries after losing control of his red 2002 Dodge pickup truck at about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of South Federal ...

Center of Hope giving tours of upgraded facility

The third quarter report from the Volunteers of America Northern Rockies highlighted improvements and updates at the Center of Hope facility, 223 W. Adams St., ...

Should we quit enforcing law?

Editor:
Peter Weiss wrote that it is "ludicrous" for local police to be "patting themselves on the back" after recent meth arrests. "Do they really think that ...

Montana beats Wyo stars; Black, Quayle strong

Chris Quayle of Riverton was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball on Friday night in Sheridan.
The award is given to the top boys and girls basketball senior players ...

Museums' programs focus on nature, petroglyphs and gold mining

The Fremont County museums system has three programs scheduled for the week.
On Friday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a free program called "Creatures of ...

Going on 104 years old, there is still 'quite an agenda'

Editor:
I was born Oct. 2, 1911. Soon I'll be 104. IR00;have read an article calling attention to dying and aging. My birthday is coming right up, and it ...

There was an all-county flavor to a downtown art festival in Riverton 29 years ago this week.
More than two dozen local artists and craft experts set up shop ...

Achievers

Riverton student makes dean's list
Haley Marie Snell of Riverton has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at South Dakota State ...

Senior center 'complainers' want to restore center to 'its original glory'

Editor:
The director of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center recently distributed a "letter" to a select group of local individuals proclaiming that most of ...

River recedes after passing flood stage

Flood concerns eased Friday as the Wind River at Riverton began receding Friday after rising a foot above flood stage early in the day.
The river level ...

Wednesday's thunderstorms and overnight rain didn't lessen flood worries along the Wind River in central Fremont County.
The National Weather Service says a ...

Hospital can join EPA lawsuit on rez border

SageWest Health Care at Riverton, formerly Riverton Memorial Hospital, may argue that a federal agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding areas ...

 
 

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