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Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2019

A new teaching position has been created in an effort to help more students find success at Riverton Middle School. Administrators earlier this year said RMS ...

Staff reports
Apr 12, 2019

An excavator took big bites of the old pavement on North Federal Boulevard near the Webbwood Road intersection this week as the big rebuilding project ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2019

The City of Riverton awarded bids this month for two construction projects that will be paid for using 1 percent sales tax revenues. East Bell The first ...


Mark Davis, Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 11, 2019

As a motion was made to approve the Wyoming Game and Fish Department budget, commission vice president Pete Dube interjected. Something was weighing on his ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

Property damage was extensive Wednesday morning when fire engulfed a large metal shed at 202 North 2nd West in Riverton. The Riverton Volunteer Fire ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

A residential street in Riverton that has become a safety hazard for residents is set to receive temporary repairs this year, with a more substantial ...


Staff reports
Apr 11, 2019

The calendar says spring, but Riverton Valley residents might be having their doubts. The two-day snow and rainstorm in Fremont County finally eased Wednesday. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2019

True crime author and Casper native Ron Franscell has just published "Alice & Gerald: a Homicidal Love Story," his exhaustive biographical work on convicted ...

By Katie Roenigk and Randy Tucker, Staff Writers
Apr 10, 2019

The only eye-witness to testify during Friday's coroner inquest into the officer-involved shooting death of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton didn't actually see ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

Another spring storm is hitting the Wind River Basin with heavy, wet snow this week. Forecasters say the system could drop up to 4 inches in Riverton and 7 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department was called to 518 East Park Avenue at 11:54 on Friday, to respond to a structure fire that destroyed the homeowner's ...

By Randy Tucker and Katie Roenigk, staff writers
Apr 9, 2019

The federal officers involved in the Jan. 10 shooting death of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton "responded within the bounds of their training and followed their ...


From staff reports
Apr 4, 2019

A mule deer doe that winters in the Owl Creek Mountains migrates 100 miles west to summer in the Gros Ventre Range, according to initial findings of a study ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Wyoming News Exchange, with staff report
Apr 4, 2019

Strong enrollment at the University of Wyoming has been a point of pride for administrators the last two years, but the record freshman class this year hasn't ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2019

Several local governmental organizations have come together recently to address the problem of shoplifting in Fremont County's largest towns. "It is a rampant ...


From staff reports
Apr 3, 2019

Heading into April, the wind River basin shows exactly 100 percent of the historic average for mountain snow pack, signaling a relaxed season ahead for ...

By Ramsey Scott, Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 3, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee has set as one of its top priorities during the interim ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 3, 2019

Fremont County Treasurer Tom Majdic is going beyond his promise to re-open the Fremont County Clerk's office in Riverton this year: He also is opening a ...


From staff reports
Apr 3, 2019

Heading into April, the wind River basin shows exactly 100 percent of the historic average for mountain snow pack, signaling a relaxed season ahead for ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 3, 2019

Fremont County Treasurer Tom Majdic is going beyond his promise to re-open the Fremont County Clerk's office in Riverton this year: He also is opening a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 2, 2019

Zach Tolman is resigning from his position teaching band in Riverton schools. The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees accepted his resignation ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 2, 2019

A new ordinance passed by the Riverton City Council places substances including alcohol-based mouthwash and hand sanitizer on the list of illegal intoxicants ...

From staff reports
Mar 31, 2019

Fremont County got considerable snowfall during the week, and some areas could experience surface flooding as temperature warm. "It is that time of year to ...

By Samone Yuen, Staff Writer
Mar 31, 2019

New leadership for the Fremont County Democratic Party was finalized March 16 in Landerstate committeewoman Margie Farias, state committeeman Bruce Palmer, ...


From staff reports
Mar 31, 2019

The Shoshone National Forest is planning prescribed fire projects outside Lander and Dubois in the coming months. Prescribed fire projects planned on the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 31, 2019

Denver Air to get new year of local guarantee By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer The Fremont County Com-mission and Lander City Council have agreed to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 31, 2019

Use of fireworks now now is permitted on New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July in Riverton. The Riverton City Council has approved the new ordinance ...


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