Riverton's State Champion 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Stars got their fire truck ride Monday evening. (Ernie Over photo)

State Champion 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Stars received their fire truck ride Monday evening

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton’s Babe Ruth Baseball teams made a clean sweep of the state tournaments this year with both the 13-14 year old team and the 15-year-old All Stars winning their respective state championships. The 15-year-old All Stars got their ride on a Riverton Fire Truck through town on Monday evening.

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Local women take proactive stance for personal safey; Gun safety class attracts more females

(Riverton, Wyo.) – “There are a lot of untrained people out there,” said former Riverton Police Captain and  and gun safety instructor  Mark Stone of Riverton. That’s a situation Stone said he would like to change. As Wyoming is now a “concealed/carry” state, meaning residents here can carry sidearms without a permit, Stone told a recent personal protection class that they “need to keep themsevles from being a victim. We live in a different world that we grew up in,” he said. “Random shootings happen every day, in schools, shopping malls or hospitals, and gun-free zones invite the bad guy in.” he said.

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Modeler’s Park wants to offer remote controlled watercraft area at city’s Rendezvous Pond area

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Modeler’s Park is looking to expand by leasing the city’s Rendevous Ponds off of East Monroe for remote controlled boats and watercraft. Presently, the Modeler’s Park sub-leases a parcel north of the city for remote controlled aircraft, but water is in insufficient supply there for watercraft.

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Car fire extinguished at Beauty School parking lot; “I tried to start the car and it caught on fire” driver said

(Riverton, ) – Betsy Carver of Riverton won’t soon forget this lunch hour, unfortunately. When she left her class at the Styles School of Cosmetology at 611 East Main, her 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass would not start. And then the engine compartment burst into flames. The vehicle had a full tank of gas, and was in the parking lot with other vehicles nearby.