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A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

From staff reports
Oct 17, 2017

Some employees of the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District are getting a raise this year, according to minutes from a meeting last month. The changes ...

From staff reports
Oct 17, 2017

Riverton's 2017 water year, which ran from Oct. 1, 2016, to Sept. 30 is now the wettest on record, according to the National Weather Service. The 17.46 inches ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2017

A Fort Washakie man died last month of acute alcohol toxicity due to chronic alcohol abuse, officials said this week. Dean C. Three Irons Jr., 41, died Sept. ...


Photos by Alejandra Silva
Oct 17, 2017

Tiger-costumed Ellie Hawk, 7, participated in a craft activity Saturday during the Fall Fest for Kids event at the Riverton Museum. Games, face painting, ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2017

Future Farmers of America at Riverton High School now have 44 acres of farmland at their educational disposal. Bob and Nelda Sedlacek donated the property ...

 
From wire reports
Oct 17, 2017

Poacher wants Supreme Court appeal BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana Crow tribe member found guilty of poaching an elk in northern Wyoming has ...


By Mead Gruver, Associated Press
Oct 17, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A roundup of wild horses continued Monday in the desert of southwestern Wyoming after a judge declined to delay in further it amid a lawsuit ...

From wire reports
Oct 17, 2017

JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife managers are hosting a circuit of meetings around the state to talk about management of grizzly bears. The Jackson Hole News & ...

From staff reports
Oct 17, 2017

Births BARTON A daughter was born to Britney Edwards of Riverton and Peter Joseph Barton III of Riverton at 3:20 ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Oct 17, 2017

Saturday was Sophomore Day at Rustler Gym for the six second-year players on the Central Wyoming College volleyball roster. Alyssa Barkhurst, Jensen Paris, ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Oct 17, 2017

You can't win them all. But, Samalie Prom sure tried -- and almost did. However, the Central Wyoming College freshman was runner-up in the fall season's ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2017

Dubois picked up its first win of the season in spectacular fashion at home Saturday on a wintry field in a 72-0 blowout of Fremont County rival St. Stephen's ...

 

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2017

It's hard to believe today, but the decrepit building two miles east of Pilot Butte Reservoir was once Wind River High School and for decades before that, ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2017

Winter's calling card The strange, short period of wintry weather that interrupted what otherwise has been nearly picture-perfect October, happened to ...

Leslie Kerr, Kinnear
Oct 17, 2017

Editor: It is expected, when someone dies, for kind words to come out of the woodwork in tribute to the deceased, who will never hear them. Words such ...


By Katie Roenigk and Alejandra Silva, Staff writers
Oct 15, 2017

Part 2 of 2 As Wyoming legislators study the state's school funding model this year, they have discussed the idea of consolidation - an attempt to ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 15, 2017

In the continuing effort to repopulate wild bison to tribal lands in Wyoming, 10 more bison will be released on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Christine ...

Photo by Scott Akanewich
Oct 15, 2017

Racers at Saturday's Central Wyoming College cross country invitational were greeted by an intense snowstorm at the Sinks Canyon Center near Lander. This ...

 

From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

Tiger trout and kokanee salmon, two fish species new to the Lander region, are now being caught in good numbers by anglers. Tiger trout, a sterile hybrid ...

From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

Pavillion area residents alleging long term impacts to their property and water wells from nearby oil and gas development recently raised new questions and ...

From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

Mobile phone use may be prohibited at local transfer stations beginning Dec. 1 based on recent discussions by the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal ...


From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

An Undoing Racism workshop will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 25-27 in conference room 116 at the Inter Tribal Education and Community Center at Central ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017

Penicillin was a generation away. The news was all about the war in Europe, and America was determined to remain out of it under President Woodrow ...

 
From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Steve Bannon has a stark message to Republican incumbents he considers part of the establishment: "Nobody can run and hide." President ...


From wire reports
Oct 15, 2017

State's FEMA aid tallied up CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has compensated Wyoming entities for more than $14.8 million for various ...

From staff reports
Oct 15, 2017

South Pass City Historic Site 38 miles south of Lander closed recently for the season. Most visitors take note of the monument to Esther Morris, one of the ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 15, 2017

At about 7:15 p.m. Friday, the Riverton Wolverines probably were feeling pretty good about their Class 3-A football playoff chances. RHS had scored ...

 

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