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City raises building permit fees for first time since '14; some rise by only pennies

A slight fee increase was established this month on the costs to build structures in Riverton.
Every year the city reviews the rates and fees for building ...

No work on North Federal until after eclipse

The estimated $12.62 million North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project in Riverton isn't expected to fully begin until after the Aug. 21 solar ...

City settles on one fee for all temporary sellers

The Riverton City Council has scratched a proposal to issue four separate permit fee options to temporary merchants, instead agreeing to a one-year application ...

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Those who are revitalizing the old hospitalsite deserve congratulations and thanks

If you haven't been by the old Riverton Memorial Hospital site in ...

Judge to dismiss rest of Archer lawsuit

District court judge Norman Young is set to dismiss the remainder of a lawsuit by the parents of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed by an ...

Mayor declares April 4 a day of service

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker signed a proclamation Tuesday announcing that April 4 would be Recognition Day for National Service. He invited Mary C. Rosenberg to ...

Riverton man to prison for attack on wife

Mitchell Wayne Mosqueda of Riverton was sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment on Monday for assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily harm. ...

Allen's late push might save tribal names in bill on Indian ed

Allen's late push might save tribal names in bill on Indian ed

The Wyoming House failed to concur Thursday with Senate-made changes that removed ...

Same method, different answer for dissent in rez boundary case

In his dissent to last month's ruling that a 1905 Act of Congress did diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Tenth Circuit Court of ...

Riverton FFA shows well at fair, hosts community events

The Riverton FFA started the new year in early May of 2016 with the election of the 2016-2017 officers. The officers include: Braxton Crofts (President), Tiana ...

Snow removal demonstrates lack of concern from city

Editor:
The city can push the snow against our vehicles so we can't get to work. But the city can push it it in the middle of the street.
The city does not ...

Another phase of Riverton's ongoing water supply project is waiting on two agreements with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
The entire ...

There is no need to wait any longer for the holiday season this year - almost every day will be a little bit like Christmas in Fremont County through ...

Cowboy up for the latest Wild West sport

What's the fastest growing equine sport?
Dressage? Rodeo? Chariot racing?
Try cowboy mounted shooting.
That is how the promoters of the state's ...

Shoshoni is looking to build on an undefeated regular season last year.

Shoshoni head coach Tony Truempler lost a pair of all-state players in Connor ...

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Nathan L. "Butch" Reed died Saturday, August 20 in the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A ...

Nanette 'Nanny' Pompa

Nanette "Nanny" Pompa of Lander died at her home on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.
She was 55 years old.
A memorial service celebrating her life is at 10 a.m.on ...

Put big 1 percent projects to a vote

Editor:
In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

These two novelty hot-air balloons, named Tic-Toc and Speedy, are part of the lineup for the 36th annual Riverton Rendezvous hot-air balloon rally this ...

It's time to 'turn on' the new skate park

Sunday afternoon, when my car's thermometer said the temperature was 61 degrees, I wondered where the kids were.
At spacious Rein Park, there was a man ...

 
 

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