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Riverton, Wyoming is located in Fremont County. Zip codes in Riverton, WY include 82501. The median home price in Riverton is $189,000. More Riverton information.

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1 hr ago | County 10 News

Riverton council to consider overlay project for Pure Gas Road; Discuss downtown parking lot options

The Riverton City Council meets in regular session Tuesday night and is scheduled to review bids on another one percent sales tax infrastructure project. The council will be ask to accept a For Our Roads Citizens Committee recommendation that the Pure Gas Road receive a pavement overlay.

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2 hrs ago | County 10 News

Riverton highway improvement projects moving closer to completion

Asphalt paving is complete, and highway striping is scheduled for early next week on the Riverview Road highway improvement project. Due to recent cold weather, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is working with paving subcontractor McGarvin-Moberly Construction Co., of Worland to delay chip sealing of the new roadway driving surface until next June.

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6 hrs ago | County 10 News

Free festival unites fiber arts vendors and artists Oct. 4 in Riverton

Fiber arts enthusiasts will get a chance to shop and learn about new crafts during a free event October 4, in Riverton. Fiber Fest, sponsored by the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild, will include classes, door prizes, homemade refreshments and vendors from around the state, including Wyoming Wool Works of Dubois.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

County 10 News

Yep, it was chilly and yep, there was some snowfall locally; See photo gallery here

Yes, it was a cold couple of mornings the last two days in the Wind River Basin and across Western and Central Wyoming. The thermometer dipped to a record 28A F in Riverton for the date and it fell to 31A F in Lander.

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County 10 News

Wyoming Lawmakers wrap up first leg of Pacific Rim trip in Japan Saturday

Six Wyoming lawmakers will wrap up the first of a two-week tour of Asia's Pacific Rim in Japan on Saturday to continue efforts to expand the State's energy and manufacturing interests abroad. Wyoming Senate President Tony Ross and Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau are leading a delegation of legislators and staff from the Governor's Office and the Wyoming Business Council.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Record cold and snow blast Rockies, with over a week left in summer

Up to 20 inches of snow has buried parts of northern Rockies in recent days, and many locations set record low temperatures this morning in a bitter late summer taste of winter. West Yellowstone, Montana plunged to a frigid 10 degrees this morning.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

County 10 News

Willow Creek School design at 35%; District & School Facilities Dept. met Wednesday

Riverton Schools Superintendent Terry Snyder said today he is confident the district will soon to able to move to 60 percent design on the new Willow Creek Elementary School. The district met with their value engineering team and the School Facilities Department on Wednesday for the building's 35 percent design review.

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County 10 News

Police Blotter: Arrests; Intox couple allegedly urinates in theater;...

Here is Wednesday's law enforcement recap from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed to be innocent until convicted in a court of law.

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County 10 News

10th Leadership Fremont County Class began today in Riverton

The 10th class of Leadership Fremont County began today with an orientation session at Riverton City Hall. Twenty-Five participants from around Fremont County attended this first session.

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County 10 News

UW Student Helps Riverton Engineering Firm Broaden its Geophysical Capabilities

A University of Wyoming student from Riverton made a big difference for a Riverton engineering firm this summer, especially for a project on Casper Mountain. Mike McClure, a UW senior double majoring in geology and geophysics and history, interned at Inberg-Miller Engineers, primarily as a borehole logger and to broaden the company's opportunities to apply geophysical testing to its work.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming Winds vs. Roofing Shingles - Who wins?

We are aware that Wyoming is known for cold, windy weather this time of year. Is your home up for the challenge? Owens Corning TruDefination Duration roofing shingles are in full stock at Bloedorn Lumber in Riverton.

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County 10 News

CWC President Valdez to speak at tomorrow's LEADER meeting

The first LEADER Meeting of the season will be on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 7 a.m. in the back room of the Oxbow Restaurant in Lander. The program will be Dr. Chris Valdez, President of Central Wyoming College.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

County 10 News

Public hearing set Sept. 15th on proposed sale of a 301 acre Honor Farm parcel

Last Thursday the Wyoming Business Council recommended approval of a $1.4 million Business Ready Communities grant to the City of Riverton. The grant was for the purchase of 302.18 acres of land north and East of Walmart for commercial and residential development purposes.

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County 10 News

Wildlife Photo of the Day: Owl hung up in a fence

First, the Wyoming Game and Fish has been notified of this situation. Second, this owl was photographed hung up in a fence on North Smith Road outside of Riverton earlier today.

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County 10 News

Police Blotter: Arrests; Teen allegedly pulled gun; Monday Night Football fans cause scare at motel

Here is the Tuesday recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed to be innocent until convicted in a court of law.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

County 10 News

Police Blotter: Arrests; Shoplifters caught; No weed in Dokha...

Here is the weekend recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons cited or arrested are presumed to be innocent until convicted in a court of law.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

County 10 News

Eyes on the road, cameras on buses for FCSD 25

There is a new addition to the Riverton bus fleet, cameras. The extra eyes on the road is the result of legislative action that was spurred after a tragedy that changed Wyoming forever.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

SFGate

Authorities begin search for bodies in cold case

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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County 10 News

Eight Mile Road overlay work in progress; A county one percent project

An overlay project on the remaining four miles of the 8 Mile Road northwest of Riverton is underway. Crews from HK Contractors of Idaho completed the base overlay and are now working on the second overlay.

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County 10 News

Porter's Family Fest is in full swing! Stop by for great savings

Celebrate the end of summer with Porter's Family Festival in Riverton and Casper! There's a mix of great deals, customer appreciation, stove season kick off, and giveaways. The event started yesterday and goes through Saturday! Stop by from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. today or from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday! Check out huge savings in every department.

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