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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 and Clair McFarland, Staff Writers
Jul 16, 2020

Top officials in Wyoming want to spread the word: The current fiscal crisis is going to be painful. "People are going to lose their jobs," Wyoming Gov. Mark ...

From staff reports
Jul 15, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases seen in the state since the illness was first diagnosed in Wyoming in mid-March increased by 36 Tuesday, as the state ...


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 Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2020

State-level negotiations to use federal CARES funds for building a proposed community hospital in Riverton emerged Monday at the Legislative Joint ...

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 Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

A Republican primary election candidate forum picnic is scheduled for Friday at Jaycee Park, with cocktails starting at 4:30 p.m. and a hot dog and hamburger ...

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 ...

From staff reports
Jul 8, 2020

Some students staying in the University of Wyoming's residence halls this fall will have the opportunity to live with roommates if they so desire, as a result ...


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 ...

From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

Another portion of the Loop Road, from Burnt Gulch to Louis Lake, will be closed beginning next week. U.S. Forest Service planners say about 700 loads of ...


From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

In early June the Wyoming Game and Fish Department investigated a reported fish kill at Louis Lake in the Shoshone National Forest outside Lander. Some fish ...

From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

A rare sighting of three western toads near South Pass on June 25 has biologists and game wardens encouraged by the persistence of the species. Classified ...

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 ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

Wyoming recorded 34 new coronavirus cases Thursday - the second-highest daily total on record since the illness was first detected in mid-March in the state. ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 5, 2020

An explosive, fast-moving fire ignited early Friday afternoon about seven miles west of Riverton across a mixture of open country with dry grass, rural ...

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 ...


Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 2, 2020

Lunch in classrooms, widespread hand sanitizer stations and face coverings are just a few of the features Wyoming students can expect to see if the state's ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

Wind River Family and Community Health Care in Riverton has given nearly 10,000 COVID-19 tests and now averages more than 200 tests a day. As of June 30 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Fremont County's health officer has chosen not to reapply for the job, which will leave the local public health administration in the hands of Wyoming state ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Forced to cut $4.73 million from their overall budget amid a worsening statewide fiscal crisis, Fremont County leaders pulled from cash reserves and capital ...

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 - ...

Kathryn Palmer, Wyoming News Exchange
Jun 25, 2020

Two local activists have a petition to make "Juneteenth" a state holiday in Wyoming. Within hours, dozens of people had shared and signed it. Juneteenth, or ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Facing dire budget cuts, the Fremont County Library System laid off two part-time employees but raised alarm among county leaders by giving severance packages ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Of those who have contracted coronavirus since its genesis in Fremont County in mid-March, 80 percent have recovered, according to the county's health officer. ...

From Ranger staff reports
Jun 24, 2020

Fremont County has reached 300 coronavirus infections. The Wyoming Department of Health verified the figure Tuesday night. Since the first case was ...


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