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Hats Off for Hope gala fundraiser set for Saturday

Organizers have announced that the sixth annual Hats Off for Hope gala is Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Riverton.
The event, which is sponsored by the Tough ...

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

Fighting Islamic State is good use of armed forces

Editor:
It is outrageous what the Islamic State is doing, killing innocent Christians and other people and demolishing historic sites just because they aren't ...

The tournament was shortened from 54 holes to 36 holes because of rainy weather.

Former BYU golfer Justin Kelley now has a professional title under ...

Pro golfer Justin Kelley shot an 8-under par 64 before the rain came Saturday afternoon at the annual Saltwater Classic golf tournament at the Riverton Country ...

Judge trims sentence for Rails to Trails killer; might be freed sooner

A judge lowered the minimum sentence a convicted killer is to serve in jail in a May 22 order, making the teen eligible for parole sooner but not guaranteeing ...

State says it still should be allowed to try to reinstate Eaton death penalty

Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a the former Riverton resident convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty ...

Collision on city street Friday claims life of 7-year-old

Witnesses said the child was crossing the street near her home when she was struck by a passing vehicle.

A 7-year-old girl died Friday after she was ...

'Ludicrous' to congratulate ourselves for big meth busts

Editor:
While I do not condone the use of methamphetamine, I think it's ludicrous that law-enforcement is patting itself on the back for all the recent ...

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ...

New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ...

Religious apps allow users to have greater understanding of Bible

Having smartphone, tablets and other mobile devices around has made information, opinions and our ability to work closer at hand. This is mostly a good thing. ...

Could cloud seeding be causing this?

Editor:
Who needs cloud seeding when it rains every day? I am not old-time Wyoming like some people, but I have been in the state for 19 years in one place or ...

Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Promoter sues regulator to bar imposing rules on bare-knuckle

A bare-knuckle fight promoter has sued the Association of Boxing Commissions and its president, saying the body is wrongly encouraging the City of Riverton to ...

Achievers

Riverton student on dean's list
Michael Jones of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Simpson University for the spring 2015 semester.
Jones ...

When Pinedale High School junior Jordan Costello rolled in back-to-back birdies on No. 2 and No. 3, he felt good about his U.S. Open regional qualifying round ...

Days Inn continues $1.4 million remodel

The renovation includes 17 added rooms and a new spa area and exercise room.

For about $1.4 million, the Days Inn in Riverton underwent a remodel ...

Hip-hop artist helps stricken driver on the way to Riverton

Authorities have confirmed that a man having a medical emergency while driving alone in Wyoming was helped by Grammy Award winning Layzie Bone of the group ...

Living conditions poor for horse

Editor:
Am I the only person in this town of 10,000-plus who is disturbed by the living conditions of the horse in the small pen on the slope along Sunset ...

 
 

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