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'Archaic' city ordinances targeted for repeal

The Riverton City Council has agreed to repeal several "archaic" city ordinances on first reading.
Two additional readings are required.
Interim Riverton ...

Cops, specialists team for mental health training

Law enforcement and other officials have been learning about mental illnesses this week during a training session in Riverton.
The program, called Crisis ...

Student charged

A 17-year-old student was arrested and charged Thursday with felony juvenile delinquency connected to terroristic threats after he allegedly left a note in the ...

A mountain lion that was spotted Monday in Riverton was shot to death Wednesday after being sighted again near homes around Jackson Elementary school.
Brian ...

Former Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy was officially sworn in as the interim chief of police Tuesday during a Riverton City Council meeting. ...

RPD captain named interim chief; administrator search moves ahead

Beginning April 1, Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy will be the new interim chief of police.
Current chief Mike Broadhead announced his ...

Drugs, alcohol factors in man's drowning in ditch during flooding

Toxicology reports show drugs and alcohol were contributing factors in the drowning death of a Lander man last month in Riverton.
Joseph Atkin, 33, of Lander, ...

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead attended his last city council meeting Tuesday before he takes on the top spot with the police department in ...

RPD chief offered job in Georgia, expected to take it

Mike Broadhead has been in Riverton seven years

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead may soon announce his resignation.
He has been named ...

Blackburn gets jail time for damage to police cruiser

Cody Blackburn, who damaged a police cruiser while getting arrested in December, is set to serve seven months in jail after pleading guilty to property ...

Duo given awards for community service by RPD

The Riverton Police Department often presents awards to citizens in the community who have helped others in an extraordinary way.
During Tuesday's Riverton ...

A 73-year-old Riverton man is set to serve 18-20 years in prison after molesting an 8-year-old friend of his granddaughter.
Delbert Schierkolk pleaded guilty ...

No one was injured during an electrical issue in a rain gutter at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday the Central Wyoming College Intertribal Education and Community ...

Mead has till December to OK new science standards

Wyoming teachers soon may be teaching science a little bit differently, especially in elementary school.
The State Board of Education on Sept. 23 approved new ...

Police asking for public help to stop 'rash' of car thefts

Local officials are asking residents to help address a problem with motor vehicle thefts in Riverton.
"We have been getting a rash of ... people breaking into ...

Officer sprayed with bear mace; RPD says suspect 'lucky he didn't get shot' it 'deadly

Police said deadly force is justified in a situation involving substances when they are used to incapacitate law enforcement.

A Riverton man was ...

An 81-year-old Riverton man was transported to the local emergency room after this four-wheeler accident at about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on West Main Street in ...

RPD officer credited with saving life of attack victim

Officer Scott Christoffersen with the Riverton Police Department has been nominated for the RPD Life Saving Award.
In a written report, RPD Capt. Eric Murphy ...

Repeat offenders, unpaid fines illustrate chronic problem in city

Riverton is owed nearly $1 million in fines, but there isn't much confidence that the bulk will ever be collected.

Regular readers of local arrest ...

Robbery assailant identified; public's assistance sought

The Riverton Police Department has identified the man suspected of a strong-arm robbery May 7 at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
Officials have ...

 
 

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