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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

Fire restrictions in place locally since July have been lifted. Fremont County and the Bureau of Land Management in Lander both rescinded fire bans ordered ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2017

When Fremont County School District 25 opened the year with roughly 70 fewer students than it had last fall, Riverton superintendent Terry Snyder hoped the ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

The Arapaho general council has voted to allow Northern Arapaho Tribal Housing to use federal grant money to construct of a new child care center. The ...


Photos by Randy Tucker
Sep 19, 2017

The wall that once lined the drive- through liquor window of the Satellite Lounge in downtown Riverton was knocked down in a cloud of dust during demolition ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

An inmate died Friday at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, officials said in a press release that day. Jason Ryan Wamser, 31, was autopsied Sunday, ...

 
From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

Bill could help tax collection BUFFALO (AP) -- The Interim Joint Revenue Committee has recommended drafting a proposal requesting the secretary of ...


From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

LARAMIE -- An accomplished biologist, teacher and administrator has been appointed as dean of the new honors college at UW. The UW Board of Trustees on Friday ...

From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

JACKSON (AP) -- A recent report says Jackson Hole lodging had about 98 percent occupancy on the day of the solar eclipse and the day before. According to the ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2017

Births AMOS-BURNETT A daughter was born to Lydia Amos of Lander at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 19, 2017

One thing we've learned about the Lady Rustlers of Central Wyoming College early on this volleyball season: They know how to beat Miles Community College. Of ...

 
By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

Our country is having a national discussion on the appropriate age for boys to begin playing tackle football. In the 1970s, local fourth- through ...

Photo by Randy Tucker
Sep 19, 2017

In Riverton Junior Football League flag football action, the Wildcats' Ryder Weise had his shirt pulled by the Cowboys Liam Winter as teammates Kamden Irvin, ...

 

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 19, 2017

No fair, Ma That was a dirty trick Mother Nature played last week in choosing homecoming week in both Riverton and Lander to deliver the only period of ...

Lucas Boelle, Riverton
Sep 19, 2017

Editor: Why have the public notices on salaries and spending by the Fremont County government been changed in the paper? They are now like a big paragraph ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

Members of the Riverton Regional Airport board signaled their intent Friday to move forward with a name change for the airport, but they don't want to make any ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

A federal judge has approved attorneys in a lawsuit against Encana to move forward with questioning of Jerimiah Rieman, a top official in Gov. Matt Mead's ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

The Wyoming Transportation Commission awarded S & S Builders LLC, of Gillette, a $13.9 million contract this month to reconstruct two miles of North Federal ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

Enrollment is up at Arapahoe schools. As of Sept. 7, the district counted 452 pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students. At the end of the 2016-2017 ...


Photos by Steve Peck
Sep 17, 2017

Homecoming king and queen Dayne Bradley and Shelby Watson waved to the crowd through the ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

In 1968, author and artist Joe Back gave 12-year-old fellow Dubois resident Lynn Stewart, a framed original pencil drawing of the mascot "Wally the Wolverine" ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

A team of experts from Google and University of California Berkeley decided that Dubois was the place to be for the days surrounding this year's much ...


From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Fremont County following the major disaster declaration as ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

As part of the countywide, multi-agency DUI crackdown this past Labor Day holiday weekend, Fremont County police arrested 10 drunk drivers. During a longer ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

Arapahoe school staff filled 470 student backpacks with nonperishable food items last week. The food, which is provided at no cost to families, is intended ...


From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

Seventeenwild horses and one wild burro found new homes last weekend after being gentled by inmate trainers at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton. The ...

From wire reports
Sep 17, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by eight this week to 936. That's up from the 506 rigs that were active a ...

From wire reports
Sep 17, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Handing a major victory to environmentalists, a court cast doubt Friday on a long-standing U.S. government argument that blocking federal coal ...


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