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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2019

The city of Riverton has decided to continue its curbside recycling program, with an extra cost for those who elect to participate. Currently, municipal ...

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 ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2019

Facing requests to reveal the name and background of the Riverton Police Department officer who shot Anderson Antelope to death Sept. 21, city and law ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2019

The Riverton City Council unanimously approved a 2.4 percent increase in water and sewer utility rates this month, effective in 2020. The same change was ...

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 ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 3, 2019

Riverton loses one-third of the water it sends through the municipal supply network, according to a recent analysis of the city's utility rates. The report ...

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 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 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 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 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2019

After months of negotiations, the city of Riverton has struck an agreement to house municipal inmates in the Washakie County Jail. In the past, city ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2019

A new structural master plan for the city of Riverton imagines traffic roundabouts at key local intersections. The 147-page master plan, which was drafted ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2019

In a unanimous vote on first reading, the Riverton City Council has approved a ban on engine braking in the city limits. The ordinance will come up for a vote ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

City leaders want to know exactly how much money Riverton spends on its recycling program. The question came up after city staff estimated that eliminating ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 11, 2019

The Riverton City Council has made three changes to a proposed ordinance allowing shipping containers to be used for permanent storage in residential areas. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2019

Riverton officials will revisit a proposed ban on engine braking within city limits during an upcoming meeting. The discussion first came up over the summer ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2019

Two local residents - a mother-daughter duo, in fact - spoke against plans for a water feature at the intersection of Main Street and Federal Boulevard during ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2019

Riverton Mayor Rich Gard is exploring the idea of using GPS-enabled ankle monitors to address jail overcrowding in Fremont County, as well as the recurrence of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2019

The Riverton City Council will discuss a years-old proposal for a water feature in City Park during a regular meeting Sept. 17. The decision to include the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2019

The City of Riverton has not officially endorsed a resurrected proposal to build a water feature at City Park. The idea re-emerged this month after lying ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer City leaders want to bring a residential treatment facility to Riverton in order to help more people with substance abuse ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2019

The City of Riverton is developing a 5 percent preference statement for local companies that bid on municipal work. The Riverton City Council last week asked ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 23, 2019

In a public informational meeting Thursday at Riverton City Hall, former Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness and local businessman Jerry Kintzler presented their ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 18, 2019

Water feature at intersection to be revisited by city council By Clair McFarland Staff Writer The vision of the Riverton Centennial celebration of 13 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 15, 2019

Riverton's Summer Rendezvous Games this weekend will feature a Friday evening fireworks show at City Park. The Riverton City Council approved the fireworks ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 15, 2019

A new tenant is moving in to the Riverton Regional Airport café at last. The Riverton City Council has approved a lease agreement for the café this month with ...


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