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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

This Saturday marks the birth of a new community event in Riverton: Happy Days. It began as a simple concert. "(We) were on a motorcycle trip last summer and ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

The Riverton City Council might reconsider its ordinance allowing residents to discharge fireworks on the Fourth of July. "This is probably something we need ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 8, 2020

On the evening of July 4 this year, Riverton firefighters responded to eight fireworks-related calls for help within the 10 o' clock hour alone. "We were just ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 8, 2020

Amid worries about air-service cutbacks due to state and local budget reductions, Riverton Regional Airport instead will have its own daily, non-stop flight to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2020

Fremont County residents are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July together this weekend - or as close together as they can get while still practicing safe ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

No one was injured in a string of grass fires that burned an abandoned structure and almost 160 acres of land Saturday afternoon along 17 Mile Road south of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

As of Wednesday, Riverton has a new superintendent of schools. JoAnne Andre-Flanagan is the first female superintendent of Fremont County School District 25 - ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continued claiming lives this month in Wyoming, state lawmakers talked about ways to rein in the power of public health officials ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

Brett Watson was sworn in Tuesday evening as the newest member of the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees. He was chosen to replace Becky ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

The state will enter a "cash negative situation" by the end of 2020 unless huge budget cuts are made, revenue experts told the Joint Appropriations ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2020

Sales tax revenues were up for March and April in Riverton, defying projections that the income stream would fall as much as 20 percent due to the coronavirus ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2020

Central Wyoming College president Brad Tyndall received the authority Wednesday to initiate staff layoffs if "significant" funding cuts are implemented this ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2020

No one was injured but hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment was lost in a fire reported Tuesday afternoon at the Riverton bale station on North Smith ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2020

The man whose body was found in a burned-out camper last month south of Riverton did not die as a result of the blaze, officials said this week. James A. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2020

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has received more than $19 million to mitigate the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a June 5 address from ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2020

District 25 planning for bigger online enrollment for fall -------- Riverton school officials believe the ongoing coronavirus pandemic may result in an ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 3, 2020

Riverton Police Department Capt. Todd Byerly has been hired as the chief of police in Douglas. His last day on the job in Riverton is June 17. Douglas city ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 3, 2020

Fremont County and all of its municipalities decreased in population over the past year according to estimates reported last week from the Wyoming Economic ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 27, 2020

The only Democrat elected to office from Fremont County is seeking re-election. State Rep. Andi Clifford will seek a second term in the Wyoming Legislature. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 27, 2020

A litany of bad news greeted members of Wyoming's Joint Revenue Committee as they gathered this week - some in person, some online - for a meeting in Lander. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020

The only Democrat elected to office from Fremont County is seeking re-election. State Rep. Andi Clifford will seek a second term in the Wyoming Legislature. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020

A litany of bad news greeted members of Wyoming's Joint Revenue Committee as they gathered this week - some in person, some online - for a meeting in Lander. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020

Two Republicans are now running for Wyoming Senate District 26, and one of them will not file for the House district he now represents. State Rep. Tim ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 24, 2020

The Jackson man who died last month in a two-vehicle crash involving a Lander family near Dubois was high on methamphetamine, according to toxicology testing. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 24, 2020

A traffic light is coming to the intersection of Major Avenue and West Main Street this summer. The project has been "on the radar" for eight or nine years, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 24, 2020

There will be a Republican primary contest to replace Eli Bebout in the Wyoming Senate. Two Republicans are now running for the Senate District 26 seat. State ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

A new manufacturing company is making plans to come to Riverton - bringing along 200 well-paying jobs. Inductance Energy Corp. of Cheyenne wants to ...


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