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Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2019

Two classes on the Northern Arapaho language are coming to Riverton High School. The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved the course ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 2, 2019

Four Riverton boys were arrested after breaking in to the Kinnear Store and stealing "a sizable quantity of alcohol," officials said Tuesday. The boys, ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 30, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A second teenager was involved in the single-vehicle rollover that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old Ethete girl this ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 30, 2019

The cold, wet weather of the past week in Fremont County has delayed the annual snowmelt in the Wind River Mountains. In fact, the recent storms have only ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 29, 2019

Officials have identified the man who died Friday in a Riverton canal. Benjamin Ridgley, 63, was deceased when officials pulled him from the water, according ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 28, 2019

Fremont County was drenched to record levels on Memorial Day, when 1.63 inches of precipitation fell in the Riverton area. The total was more than twice the ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 28, 2019

After months without any traffic fatalities, Fremont County has experienced four such deaths since April 1. "That's the nature of our business," Fremont ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 23, 2019

The grand opening of the new splash pad warm-weather recreational water at Riverton City Park - and the associated community event afterward - both have been ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 23, 2019

Local school employees should receive a 1 percent increase in salaries next year, officials said in a preliminary budget report. If the raises are approved, ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 21, 2019

It was difficult to measure the amount of snow that had fallen Tuesday morning in Fremont County due to the ephemeral nature of the substance. "So much of it ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 19, 2019

City leaders are encouraging Riverton residents to attend a public meeting Monday to learn more about the proposed Moneta Divide oil and gas development ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 16, 2019

The Riverton City Council has upheld its decision to allow alcohol sales during an event that coincides with the grand opening of a new splash pad for children ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 15, 2019

It's time for Fremont County to spend some money on local facilities, staff said during budget hearings last month. For the last three years, building ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019

The 14-year-old student accused of making a threat against Riverton High School will be suspended or even expelled, Fremont County School District 25 ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A 16-year-old Ethete girl died Saturday after being involved in a traffic incident on U.S. Highway 26 just west of ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

Authorities have confirmed that a 23-year-old Lander man died May 5 after "getting pulled on a vehicle" on Jefferson Street, officials confirmed this ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer "Riverton is a viable healthcare market," was the overriding message at a public meeting of the Riverton Medical District in ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 5, 2019

Two men died of accidental alcohol poisoning last month in Fremont County. A case docket from the Fremont County Coroner indicates William M. Addison II, 41, ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 3, 2019

The City of Riverton is moving forward with a plan to reduce the urban deer population, beginning with a law against feeding the animals. Riverton City ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 2, 2019

Water is flowing 18 inches below the ground on Gannett Drive, Riverton city officials have confirmed. Riverton public works director Kyle Butterfield said ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 2, 2019

The Riverton school district has found a replacement for outgoing band teacher Zach Tolman. And a new assistant principal will join the staff at Riverton ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

The woman who died of flu-related complications this year in Fremont County was only 56 years old. A new report from the Fremont County Coroner indicates ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

A local education leader lamented University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols's termination this month, citing her advocacy for students on the Wind River ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

The City of Riverton is making arrangements to accommodate a new business in the old Safeway building on North Federal Boulevard. Municipal staff said ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer Riverton is one of four Wyoming communities that have been identified as potential users of a future statewide air service ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2019

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council has nominated a liaison to Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon's office: Lee D. Tendore. The nomination is required under Wyoming ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 21, 2019

The Wyoming School Facilities Commission is "receptive to the idea" of abandoning the Tonkin Activities Center and relocating programs currently housed there ...


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