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Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 2, 2020

A structural deficit in Wyo-ming's K-12 school system will require a $222 million transfer from savings in the coming biennium, forecasters have informed the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 24, 2020

RivertonMayor Richard Gard is looking for a more equitable way to decide which companies receive bids for municipal projects funded through the optional 1 ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2020

The City of Riverton has entered into a lease agreement with SkyWest Airlines for use of the local airport. SkyWest will offer daily jet flights between ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 2, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon did not include funding for a Riverton High School auditorium in his budget proposal for the coming biennium, but the line item still ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 15, 2019

Riverton residents spoke out in support of local recycling efforts this month, urging municipal leaders not to eliminate the city's curbside pickup program for ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2019

The City of Riverton is drafting a new ordinance to accommodate an 80-foot pole for an American flag at a new liquor store in town. City code currently ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2019

From staff reports The Riverton Holiday Festival continues this week with the two-day Festival of Trees fundraiser for Community Entry Services. Families ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen has suspended his inquest into the Sept. 21 shooting death of Anderson Antelope, 58, of Riverton, by a Riverton Police ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2019

A second mechanic is being hired to service local school buses, which are being retired later now as a result of state-level changes. Fremont County School ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2019

The two storms that processed through Fremont County last week left about 10 inches of snow on the ground in Riverton, meteorologist Dave Lipson estimated ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2019

Fremont County will get brief reprieve from this week's winter weather before another storm sweeps in the night before Thanksgiving, forecasters said ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2019

The continued decline of the local coal industry has Central Wyoming College president Brad Tyndall thinking about the future. "Coal taxation alone pays for ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2019

A non-profit organization working to build a new hospital in Riverton asked city leaders for help in the effort during a regular meeting this month. The ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2019

The newly organized Riverton Holiday Festival officially begins Dec. 6, but there are several events planned for the timeframe organizers have dubbed the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 20, 2019

A power pole was left dangling from its own wires early Tuesday after its stabilizing cables were hit by a truck south of Ethete. The driver of the gray ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 20, 2019

Water utility rates are going up by 2.4 percent next year, according to a resolution passed this month by the Riverton City Council. The resolution also ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2019

Riverton's new ban on engine braking will only apply to the unmuffled variety, local leaders decided last week. The Riverton City Council approved the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 1, 2019

Like Fremont County Commission Chairman Travis Becker, members of the Riverton City Council also questioned the inclusion of traffic roundabouts in the city's ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2019

A new local tax proposition may appear on Fremont County ballots as soon as 2020. Details of the proposal still are being worked out, but the idea is for the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2019

A ban on engine braking is moving its way through the process to become law in Riverton. The Riverton City Council unanimously has approved an ordinance on ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2019

Temperatures plunged to -14 overnight in Riverton, shattering the record for cold during the month of October. The previous record low for October was -7 ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2019

Riverton City Councilman Tim Hancock has been learning more about residential substance abuse treatment centers in the hopes that Fremont County someday be ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 27, 2019

The speed limit signs on West Main Street have been aligned at the request of the Riverton City Council. Previously, westbound traffic on Main Street entered ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 27, 2019

There is only one step left in the approval process for a four-year Bachelor of Applied Science degree at Central Wyoming College. The Wyoming Community ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2019

Three people were arrested Wednesday after attempting to flee from police in a stolen vehicle. The Riverton Police Department responded at about 11 a.m. ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2019

Shipping containers may now be used for permanent storage in residential areas in Riverton. The Riverton City Council has approved the change for the third ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2019

English language learners will be getting more support at Riverton Middle School in an effort to improve their performance as measured by the Every Student ...


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