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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2020

A rezoning approval this week represented a "major accomplishment" in the process of building a new Central Wyoming College center in Jackson. "If we didn't ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2020

Small communities in Wyoming could get a larger portion of the state's local government distribution through an amendment State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

The Riverton Police Depart-ment has promoted Jacob Nation to the role of patrol sergeant. He will now serve as one of four patrol sergeants at the RPD, ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2020

Throughout the entire year of 2019, no one in Fremont County died as the direct result of an opiate overdose, officials said this month. There were two ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon didn't include a new Riverton High School auditorium in his budget proposal for the coming biennium, but he seems to agree with the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2020

The windstorm that blew through Riverton on Monday reached speeds of more than 50 mph, with even stronger winds elsewhere in Fremont County. National Weather ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2019

There is a new speed zone in Riverton. The Riverton City Council voted Dec. 17 to establish a 20 mph speed zone 7-8 a.m. and 3-4 p.m. on Sunset Drive between ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2019

A 77-year-old Lander woman died last week from burns suffered in a flash fire caused by smoking near a home oxygen tank. Officials said her son also was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 22, 2019

Local residents praised the city of Riverton this month for the curbside recycling pickup program it has provided over the past several years. "I think we ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2019

The Riverton City Council plans to consider a resolution this month setting local standards for issuing municipal industrial development bonds. The bonding ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2019

Only the United States and Wyoming flags will be allowed to fly higher than 30 feet in Riverton under a new ordinance approved this month in the first of three ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2019

The city of Riverton has decided to continue its curbside recycling program, with an extra cost for those who elect to participate. Currently, municipal ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2019

Coroner's officials were not told about the fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place Sept. 21 in Riverton until more than five hours after the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2019

The public inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope by a Riverton Police Department officer may be put off due to "obstruction" by ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has extended president Dr. Brad Tyndall's contract for another year - through June 30, 2023. Board President ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

The Riverton City Council unanimously approved a 2.4 percent increase in water and sewer utility rates this month, effective in 2020. The same change was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2019

LifePoint Health has sold the real estate assets for its hospitals in Riverton and Lander. The buyer is Medical Properties Trust, a publicly traded company ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2019

Local veterans are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification and conviction of the person who vandalized and stole the memorial ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2019

Wyoming's Select Committee on School Facilities has allocated $140,000 to study the future of the Tonkin Activities Center in Riverton. The line item was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 8, 2019

Local community members were saddened and angered Thursday to discover someone had vandalized the Veterans Park sculpture memorializing Command Sgt. Major ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 7, 2019

No one was injured but a Riverton home sustained major damage Tuesday afternoon in a structure fire on Tamarisk Drive. "It's most likely a total loss," ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

Riverton loses one-third of the water it sends through the municipal supply network, according to a recent analysis of the city's utility rates. The report ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

Another plan is in the works to build an auditorium at Riverton High School, with money behind it. Wyoming's Select Committee on School Facilities added $8.2 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

The Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to purchase the old Lincoln Elementary School property on East Lincoln Avenue in east Riverton. The Fremont County School ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

City leaders want to know exactly how much money Riverton spends on its recycling program. The question came up after city staff estimated that eliminating ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2019

Tuesday's temperate temperatures are forecast to fall drastically as an arctic cold front blows into the Riverton area. "It's a legitimately cold system," ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 3, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen believes his policy to hold a public inquest whenever a fatality is caused, or suspected to be caused, by law enforcement ...


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