Rotary Club of Lander President Staci Lancaster presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness at the club's meeting on Wednesday for Riverton's donation to the Lander Community and Convention Center. (Photo by Ken Richardson)

Lander Rotary saluted Riverton Mayor Warpness on dontation to new Community Center

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Rotary Club of Lander made a special presentation to the Mayor of Riverton at the club’s regular weekly meeting on Wednesday. Mayor  Ron Warpness was presented with a “Certificate of Appreciation” for the City of Riverton’s generous donation of $2,200 to the Lander Community and Conference Center building fund.

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Top Weather Events of 2014: Number 9-Thunderstorms and flooding in June

(Riverton,Wyo.) – The National Weather Service is counting down the top 12 weather stories of the past year. The number 9 weather event in western and central Wyoming was a slow moving cold front that moved across the area in late June bringing severe thunderstorms with hail and high winds as well as some flooding to portions of central Wyoming. See the video below:

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.)

Wyoming’s Enzi to be Senate Budget Committee Chairman in new Congress

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Budget Committee Ranking Member Senator Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., have come to an agreement regarding chairmanship of the panel in the 114th Congress. Pending a committee vote and GOP Caucus approval, Enzi will chair the committee and Sessions will take on a significant role in reforming welfare spending and identifying and eliminating wasteful federal spending. Enzi issued the following statement.

Riverton City Council - nov 2014

Budget Amendment on South Federal and Riverview projects misunderstood, public works director reported

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Discussion at Riverton City Council’s Tuesday night meeting on a budget amendment to cover the city’s share of costs from the Riverview Road and South Federal highway reconstruction projects took a wrong turn. Both projects were under the management and control of the Wyoming Department of Transportation, with participation from the City of Riverton.