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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

The Riverton City Council is asking state highway officials to align the speed limits signs on West Main Street. Currently, westbound traffic on Main Street ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

Performance-based raises for staff are included in the City of Riverton's budget for fiscal year 2020. The decision marks a departure from the previous fiscal ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer No mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus so far this year in Fremont County, but officials say the illness "may ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2019

The ash trees lining the sidewalk at Ashgrove Elementary School won't be there for much longer. Local school officials hired a tree service to begin removing ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2019

SkyWest Airlines plans to use a 50-seat jet for flights between Riverton Regional Airport and Denver International. The airline is slated to begin providing ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2019

With more wet weather forecast for the coming days, local emergency management officials are reminding residents that sandbags are available at multiple ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2019

Waterways throughout Fremont County hit flood stage over the weekend, but officials said no one was injured, and no evacuations were necessary. In fact, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A 55-year-old Lander man was found dead this week near the Popo Agie River. Officials had not yet released his name by ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2019

The third round of the $20 million Carbon XPRIZE competition officially began June 1, when five of 10 finalists were invited to begin testing their ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2019

Wyoming coal production was down almost 12.5 million tons in 2018 but still hadn't reached the low reported two years ago. Only 297.5 million tons of coal was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 4, 2019

Two 16-year-olds died Saturday evening in a rollover crash near Boysen Reservoir. Officials said Braedan Black and Carter Hughes both died at the scene of the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 2, 2019

Riverton residents might be astonished to learn that the past month did not represent the coldest or the wettest May on record. May 2019 was in the top five ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

An application for an open container permit generated a longer conversation about alcohol consumption in City Park during a Riverton City Council meeting. The ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 8, 2019

The Fremont County Fair will be five days long again in 2019. This is the second year the fair has been shortened from its traditional 10-day schedule, and ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 7, 2019

Fremont County Treasurer Tom Majdic wants to hire a part-time employee to staff his new office in Riverton. He requested almost $11,000 for the new position ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 1, 2019

The first day of May brought about 6 inches of snow to the Riverton area, dropping up to 8 inches in Lander and 10 inches in Sinks Canyon, weather officials ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2019

An ordinance modifying local public intoxication and open container laws passed on third reading this month. The change makes it illegal to consume any ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2019

More than 4,000 community events took place at Central Wyoming College during the 2017-2018 academic year, administrators said in a report to the CWC Board of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

Another spring storm is hitting the Wind River Basin with heavy, wet snow this week. Forecasters say the system could drop up to 4 inches in Riverton and 7 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2019

Several local governmental organizations have come together recently to address the problem of shoplifting in Fremont County's largest towns. "It is a rampant ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 3, 2019

Fremont County Treasurer Tom Majdic is going beyond his promise to re-open the Fremont County Clerk's office in Riverton this year: He also is opening a ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 3, 2019

Fremont County Treasurer Tom Majdic is going beyond his promise to re-open the Fremont County Clerk's office in Riverton this year: He also is opening a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 2, 2019

Zach Tolman is resigning from his position teaching band in Riverton schools. The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees accepted his resignation ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 2, 2019

A new ordinance passed by the Riverton City Council places substances including alcohol-based mouthwash and hand sanitizer on the list of illegal intoxicants ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 31, 2019

Denver Air to get new year of local guarantee By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer The Fremont County Com-mission and Lander City Council have agreed to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 31, 2019

Use of fireworks now now is permitted on New Year's Eve and the Fourth of July in Riverton. The Riverton City Council has approved the new ordinance ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 29, 2019

Another new ordinance before the Riverton City Council aims to address the issue of public intoxication and substance abuse locally. Riverton Police ...


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