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Potential visitors have submitted to city nearly 15,000 requests for info this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to roughly 14,800 requests for information this year from visitors who are interested in seeing the city, ...

Interior seeks $6.9M penalty against Wyoming gas producer

The agency says the company has failed to document how much gas it has extracted in recent years.

CHEYENNE -- The federal agency in charge of ...

Gluten-free store in Riverton brings back unique salad bar

The dishes are mostly vegetarian and also corn-free, dairy-free, yeast-free, soy-free, egg-free, peanut-free and gluten-free.

For the gluten-free, ...

Lander native new interim chief of workforce services

Gov. Matt Mead has named Lander native Del McOmie as interim director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.
McOmie, 59, is currently chief ...

Super psyched: Outdoor expo organizers say inaugural event a big success

Organizers and vendors said the first Wyoming Outdoor Weekend & Expo held June 26-28 at the Lander Community and Convention Center was a success.
They would ...

Devon donates to youth fishing derby at Boysen

For the third consecutive year, three Wyoming State Parks and their Kids eXtreme programs will benefit from a $5,000 donation from Devon Energy. This ...

CWC professor receives Preserve Wyoming Award

Central Wyoming College professor Todd Guenther recently received a Preserve Wyoming Award from the State Historic Preservation office at the 2015 Preserve ...

Domestic violence alliance gains new leader

The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence lost two directors in June but gained a new member to lead the program.
Sydney Moller is the new ...

WHP trooper Pence promoted, assigned to county

Division "K" Trooper Lee Pence has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant by interim Col. Shannon Ratliff.
Pence is the new Division "I" supervisor that ...

Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015

A Carbon County project that would be the largest wind farm in the country is getting federal permits lined up. On its own, the Power Company of Wyoming's $5 ...

The restaurant has undergone a renovation and is now smoke-free.

The Cove Restaurant underwent a renovation this spring but is open again for ...

City awards bids for $1M in 1 percent tax projects

Some of the money will fund a survey of Riverton's streets.

Several pavement projects are slated to begin this summer in Riverton.
The Fix Our ...

New board members join Wyoming PBS Foundation

The foundation has started to focus on adding certain skills as well as geographic diversity to represent the needs of Wyoming.

Three new members ...

Shoshones receive grant from Minnesota tribe

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has received a $355,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, a tribe located southwest of Minneapolis.
Eastern ...

Bomgaars opens store in Lander

Bomgaars Supply Inc. opened its 73rd store June 4 in Lander.
Representatives from the farm and ranch retailer, along with local employees and members of the ...

Two directors of domestic violence group retiring Tuesday

The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Riverton Police Department will host a retirement open house for the executive ...

City taps general fund to buy pothole-filling machine

Riverton will purchase a new pothole-filling machine from NorMont Equipment Company of Montana.
The Riverton City Council previously considered a ...

Oldman joins Northern Arapaho Business Council

The Northern Arapaho Tribe swore in Ronald Oldman as the new member of the Northern Arapaho Business Council on June 17 in Ethete after it declared a vacancy ...

Casino celebrates opening of new Buffalo Restaurant

The CEO describes the eatery as an "adult food court."

The Wind River Hotel and Casino invited the community to celebrate the opening of the new $12 ...

BLM employees honored by Public Lands Foundation

Two Bureau of Land Management employees from Lander were presented with the Outstanding Public Lands Professional Award in May for their achievements and ...

 
 

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