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Trailer, cars destroyed by Riverton-area fire

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A fire official says a young boy playing with a lighter may have started a fire that destroyed a trailer home and four cars south of Riverton.

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Grill suspected in fire that damaged Riverton home

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A propane grill may be to blame for a fire that heavily damaged a Riverton home.

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Police arrest man accused of abducting girl, 9

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Police have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of abducting a 9-year-old girl from her Riverton home.

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Riverton police investigate child abduction

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Police are investigating the abduction of a Riverton girl from her home.

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Herculean airplane to touch down in Riverton

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton Regional Airport officials are inviting the public to come see a Lockheed C130 Hercules cargo plane in person.

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Teen sentenced for slaying on Wyoming bike path

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A teenager has been sentenced to 12 to 18 years in prison for his role in killing a man and beating a woman on a bike trail in Riverton last September.

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Lander woman accused of running over boyfriend

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 42-year-old woman accused of hitting her boyfriend several times with her car during an argument outside a Riverton motel has been charged with driving under the influence and two counts of aggravated assault.

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Wyoming farmers' market brings complaints

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Businesses and customers are complaining about options being discussed for a new farmers market location in Riverton.

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Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

Wyoming senators write bill denying EPA ruling that Riverton is reservation land

CASPER, Wyo. — In a counterblow aimed at ending the boundary dispute over the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso drafted a bill with the aid of Gov. Matt Mead’s office to refute the EPA decision that Riverton is part of the reservation.

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Judge convicts Wyoming teenager for role in killing

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A judge has convicted a Riverton teenager of homicide and aggravated assault for his role in killing a man and beating a woman on a bike trail last September.

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City officials say church fire wasn't preventable

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Riverton officials don't believe they could have prevented a fire that gutted an old church building.

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Rudy Gunter

Rudy Gunter

Rudy Gunter jokes with Green River cheerleaders and wrestlers after the Wolves took the conference championship in the WHSAA Class 4A West Regional Wrestling Tournament last Saturday at Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyo. Gunter, a former art teacher and basketball coach at Green Rive…

February 28, 2014 6:05 pm

Tribe claims state of Wyoming changed its tune on EPA, Riverton

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ruling that declared Riverton part of the Wind River Indian Reservation for the purposes of some regulations has state officials flip flopping, according to the Northern Arapaho Business Council.

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Gas compressor blast outside Riverton injures 1

RIVERTON, Wyo. — An explosion at a natural gas compressor east of Riverton has injured one person.

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EPA: Riverton is 'Indian Country:' Federal decision comes after air pollution law study

In a startling revelation by the federal government, the Environmental Protection Agency ruled that the City of Riverton has been part of the Wind River Indian Reservation for the past 108 years.

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Great Lakes Airlines faces shortage of pilots following new law

Great Lakes Airlines faces shortage of pilots following new law

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new law upping the number of hours a person has to fly before they can be hired as an airline pilot is causing headaches for Great Lakes Airlines.

August 16, 2013 6:23 pmLoading…

Job Corps coming to Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — A longtime dream of Wyoming educators and workforce leaders came closer to reality Wednesday with the announcement that a bid was awarded to build a Job Corps Center in Riverton.

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Riverton kids raising money to replace dilapidated skate park

Riverton kids raising money to replace dilapidated skate park

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Shane Kelly, 18, almost did a perfect dolphin flip — a maneuver that requires flipping the nose of a skateboard into the air while it turns 180 degrees — until he landed.

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Coroner IDs remains of missing Riverton man, calls death homicide

RIVERTON, Wyo. — The Fremont County coroner says the remains of a Riverton man who had been missing for seven years indicate that he was murdered.

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Arrest made in fatal shooting in Riverton

RIVERTON — Police say they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man at an apartment complex in Riverton.

September 15, 2012 3:36 pmLoading…

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