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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2020

Riverton city leaders have decided to lift the alcohol permit restrictions that have been in place for more than a decade at two local parks. Since 2007, the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Suicide awareness will be the focus of this year's bull riding contest at the Fremont County Fair. "It has come to the forefront here recently (that) we need ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Two sisters make up the royal court for this year's Fremont County Fair. Queen Cydney Bradley, 19, of Riverton, said the experience has been different under ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2020

The Fremont County Fair will provide live and recorded video of multiple events this year in order to accommodate people who don't want to attend in person at ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

The Fremont County Fair is set to begin Saturday, but organizers say they still are waiting to hear back about a variance from the state that would allow more ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2020

Riverton school officials are working to bring all local students back to class - in-person - beginning Aug. 24. Schools closed in District 25 in ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2020

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A local motorist was injured Monday afternoon after officials said she rolled a sedan and caused a grass fire north of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2020

Riverton public school officials hope to release their draft reopening plan to the community this week, with at least one opportunity for public feedback ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2020

Six people are losing their jobs at Central Wyoming College, and the remaining staff will take tiered furloughs as a result of a 10 percent statewide budget ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2020

The only way to get on the launch field for the 40th Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Rally this year is to volunteer as a crew member. Otherwise, the field will ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2020

City crews spent a full work day Wednesday repairing a water main break in the 700 block of West Main Street in Riverton. Public works director Kyle ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2020

The City of Riverton is asking for almost $600,000 in funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act in Wyoming. The state received ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

This Saturday marks the birth of a new community event in Riverton: Happy Days. It began as a simple concert. "(We) were on a motorcycle trip last summer and ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

The Riverton City Council might reconsider its ordinance allowing residents to discharge fireworks on the Fourth of July. "This is probably something we need ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 8, 2020

On the evening of July 4 this year, Riverton firefighters responded to eight fireworks-related calls for help within the 10 o' clock hour alone. "We were just ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 8, 2020

Amid worries about air-service cutbacks due to state and local budget reductions, Riverton Regional Airport instead will have its own daily, non-stop flight to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2020

Fremont County residents are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July together this weekend - or as close together as they can get while still practicing safe ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

No one was injured in a string of grass fires that burned an abandoned structure and almost 160 acres of land Saturday afternoon along 17 Mile Road south of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

As of Wednesday, Riverton has a new superintendent of schools. JoAnne Andre-Flanagan is the first female superintendent of Fremont County School District 25 - ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continued claiming lives this month in Wyoming, state lawmakers talked about ways to rein in the power of public health officials ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

Brett Watson was sworn in Tuesday evening as the newest member of the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees. He was chosen to replace Becky ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

The state will enter a "cash negative situation" by the end of 2020 unless huge budget cuts are made, revenue experts told the Joint Appropriations ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2020

Sales tax revenues were up for March and April in Riverton, defying projections that the income stream would fall as much as 20 percent due to the coronavirus ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2020

Central Wyoming College president Brad Tyndall received the authority Wednesday to initiate staff layoffs if "significant" funding cuts are implemented this ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2020

No one was injured but hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment was lost in a fire reported Tuesday afternoon at the Riverton bale station on North Smith ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2020

The man whose body was found in a burned-out camper last month south of Riverton did not die as a result of the blaze, officials said this week. James A. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2020

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has received more than $19 million to mitigate the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a June 5 address from ...


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