Applicants sought for Ward 1 council vacancy in Riverton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton City Council officially has a vacancy now for a Ward 1 council seat. With the resignation of Jonathan Faubion because of his move in the city and out of his ward, City Administrator Steven Weaver said applications are now being accepted for Ward 1 residents who would like to represent their ward. The deadline to apply is noon on Thursday, August 13th.

Strong isolated Thunderstorms possible this afternoon across the region

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport is predicting a chance of strong isolated thunderstorms with strong winds and hail and localized flooding this afternoon. A hazardous weather outlook was posted today for most areas in Western Wyoming, including the East Slope of the Wind River Range, the Lander Foothills and the Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range.

Today’s Obituaries: Trosper

58715 Stallone Trosper WESTERN(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Stallone Trosper age 29, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Riverton, WY. A Traditional Indian Funeral Service will be held Thursday July 23rd at 10:00 AM at the James Trosper residence, #126 North Fork Rd., Ft. Washakie with James Trosper and George Abeyta officiating.  An Evening Service and Wake will be held Wednesday, July 22nd starting a 7:00 PM at the James Trosper Residence.  Interment will be in the Sage-Redman Cemetery in Ethete.

Local officials have no objection to Federal Hate Crimes Investigation in Trosper death

(Riverton, Wyo.) – On Tuesday the Northern Arapaho Tribe publically called for a Federal Hate Crimes investigation of the killing of Stallone Trosper and the wounding of Sonny Goggles over the weekend by shooter Roy Clyde at the Center of Hope Social Detoxification Center in Riverton. The Tribal Business Council said they would travel to Washington to personally lobby the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division for such a probe.