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Tigers best Rockies in tight BR final

Jul 2, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It took extra innings, but the underdog Tigers won 13-11, handing the Rockies their only loss of the Babe Ruth season.

In a highly emotional contest, ... [more]

Stricter rules for older drivers not too much to ask for safety

Jul 2, 2015 - Phil Lavoie, Riverton:  Editor:
As a professional driver who is also a senior citizen I have absolutely no problem having my eyes tested on an annual basis.
 I have driven ... [more]

Driver in DUI death signs deal, could get 12 years

Jul 2, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Reuben Revere would spend up to12 years in prison if a judge accepts a plea agreement the Ethete man signed with prosecutors. Revere had been charged with ... [more]

Court ruling means health coverage can be maintained

Jul 1, 2015 - Cathleen Corey, Riverton:  Editor:
I am one of the people happy about the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. This does not make me a bad person. I could not get health insurance for ... [more]

1838 Rendezvous open, continues to Sunday

Jul 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Anyone camping or selling goods at the site is required to dress and act in a pre-1840s fashion, and visitors are encouraged to dress for the period as ... [more]

Man arrested for alleged knife attack; earlier call at same place

Jul 1, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A Riverton man was arrested for domestic violence Monday reportedly after cutting his live-in girlfriend in the throat.
The woman was treated and released at ... [more]

Missing girl found

Jul 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  Officials say they have found the local teenager who was "at risk" and missing Tuesday.
The girl, who only was identified as "Jordan" by law enforcement, was ... [more]

Older drivers less likely to be distracted

Jun 30, 2015 - Dennis Prozza, Riverton:  Editor:
There is a lot of talk about older people and proper driving since the little girl was hit in the crosswalk. Cars are dangerous, no matter who is ... [more]

Teen missing Monday, officials seek help in locating her

Jun 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  This story has been [more]

Producers to shoot TV pilot with local performers, setting and crew

Jun 28, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers." 
In fact, that movie was ... [more]

Avian rescue group to host 'rugrat carnival'

Jun 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wyoming Avian Rescue will host the Fourth Annual Redneck Barbecue and Rugrat Carnival as part of the Riverton Rendezvous.
The event will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ... [more]

Columnist off base in claims on gay marriage

Jun 26, 2015 - John R. Desmond Jr., Riverton:  What's up with this [more]

Judge gives murder prosecutor, defendant last chance for a deal

Jun 26, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Jeremiah Shull's trial is set to start in July

A judge gave the parties in a murder case a last chance to reach a plea bargain before a trial in the ... [more]

Two directors of domestic violence group retiring Tuesday

Jun 25, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Alliance Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the Riverton Police Department will host a retirement open house for the executive ... [more]

Casino celebrates opening of new Buffalo Restaurant

Jun 25, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

Rockies, Tigers advance to title game

Jun 25, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Rockies and the Riverton Tigers are locked to battle for the Babe Ruth baseball title Wednesday.
In the semifinals, the Riverton Rockies blanked ... [more]

Exactly what was needed

Jun 25, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  For decades, the hospital auxiliary did vital work and made permanent contributions

No doubt we joined many readers in a feeling of wistful ... [more]

'Borrowed' item from yard sale won't spoil it in future

Jun 24, 2015 - Mike Bellah, Riverton:  Editor:
We have one yard sale per year at 22 N. Mountain View Drive. We enjoy having this sale and meeting a lot really nice people. We have had this yard ... [more]

Judge to hear latest in Eaton case Tuesday

Jun 24, 2015 - From staff and wire reports:  A federal judge in Cheyenne will hold a hearing to consider whether the state of Wyoming may still pursue the death penalty against a former Riverton resident ... [more]

Psychiatrist's testimony in murder case may be limited

Jun 24, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A judge is likely to limit the testimony the defense's expert witness can provide at an upcoming murder trial.
After Fremont County Attorney Pat LeBrun ... [more]

Whatever the final ruling on Pete Rose, I'll idolize Charlie Hustle

Jun 23, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  When I was Spartan at Riverton Junior High School, I discovered his book "Pete Rose's Winning Baseball" at the library, and I ordered my own copy.
I devoured ... [more]

Another pothole suggestion, this one downtown

Jun 23, 2015 - Monte Trevess, Riverton:  Editor:
With all the talk about fixing potholes with the new 1 percent money, I can't believe the big one right in front of the bank on Main Street is allowed ... [more]

Skaters compete at groundbreaking for new park

Jun 21, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The new facility is under construction and expected to be finished in August.

In conjunction with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Riverton ... [more]

Hospital auxiliary disbands; members dwindling

Jun 21, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Sage West Auxiliary members realized their organization was in peril in 2013 -- the same year the organization celebrated its 40th anniversary and received the ... [more]

Cowboy hall of fame picks three county residents as '15 honorees

Jun 21, 2015 - From staff reports:  The trio will be inducted Sept. 27 at the Casper Events Center.

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame has announced the names of the 51 cowboys and ... [more]

Card partners take donations to help crosswalk driver

Jun 19, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A group of pinochle players is taking up donations to help a woman charged with vehicular homicide in the death of 7-year-old girl.
"We just all thought we ... [more]

Foster Grandparents reception Saturday

Jun 19, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Foster Grandparents program hosts a 50th year celebration open to the public from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood Room at the Wind River Hotel ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 19, 2015 - From staff reports:  Riverton student makes honor roll
Riverton student Aaron Nirider has been named to the dean's honor roll at Eastern Wyoming College for the spring 2015 ... [more]

Treatment of horse on West Sunset might be legal under state law, but it's still cruel

Jun 19, 2015 - Alice Nicol, Riverton:  Editor:
It broke my heart to see the picture on the front page of the horse coated in mud. What does this picture say about our society?
Each day as I have ... [more]

Friday scramble at country club raising money for CWC rodeo scholarships

Jun 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The eighth annual Jim Fike Memorial Golf Tournament is set to tee off at noon Friday at the Riverton Country Club.
The competition raises money to grant ... [more]