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

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 15, 2017

It's simply known as "The Hill." For golfers, no worries -- that's what carts are for. But, when cross country runners who must ascend the No. 6 fairway at ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 15, 2017

It wasn't completely easy Thursday for the Lady Wolverines in their Class 3-A Northwest conference opener at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse against ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

The Riverton junior varsity rode a 21-point second quarter to a 41-0 win over visiting Wyoming Indian on Thursday night at home in a game lengthened by a ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 15, 2017

It would be callous to make too much of it, but hurricanes aren't bad for Donald Trump. The United States has been struck by two such storms in the past 30 ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

Can there be a more sobering, sombering local tragedy than the homecoming parade being called on account of rain? I suppose apple pie is on the chopping block ...

Jim Rose, Cheyenne
Sep 15, 2017

Editor: The mission of the Wyoming Community College Commission is to ensure that Wyoming community colleges can provide dynamic, lifelong learning ...


Photo by Dan Bendtsen
Sep 14, 2017

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead fired a revolver Thursday morning at preliminary events for the 77th annual Lander One Shot Antelope Hunt. Mead leads the Wyoming team ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

Multiple crews responded Wednesday afternoon to reports of a wildfire north of Fort Washakie. Fremont County Fire Protection District chief Craig Haslam said ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

The Fremont County Coroner's Office and a team from the University of Wyoming spent all day Sunday recovering a set of skeletal remains found last week on the ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

The student transfer agreement that Central Wyoming College and the Wind River Tribal College signed Wednesday in Ethete marks the beginning of a new ...

 
From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

The Wyoming Highway Patrol and Wyoming Department of Transportation are having problems with illegal dumping according to a press release Tuesday. In the ...

From wire reports
Sep 14, 2017

ESPN host Russillo pays fine in Jackson JACKSON (AP) -- ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo has paid a $250 fine for drunkenly wandering into a stranger's ...


From wire reports
Sep 14, 2017

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Interstate 80 corridor cutting across Wyoming is a major thoroughfare for tractor-trailers transporting freight across the country. It can ...

From wire reports
Sep 14, 2017

RAWLINS (AP) -- Construction on transmission lines to connect energy generated from wind farms in southern Wyoming to southwestern states is planned to begin in ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Sep 14, 2017

The next step in high-speed internet went live last month in Lander, representing the culmination of a project that was four years in the making. The Lander ...


From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

Births JOHNSON A baby was born to Carrie Johnson of Lander and Nick Johnson of Lander at 5:07 p.m. Sept. 12 at ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

In conversations with successful entrepreneurs, the mention of one influential individual is a common thread for all of them. Liza Millet, a person who has ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

"Hope" is the name of a new life-sized bronze sculpture that will be installed at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden in Kerrville, Texas, 60 miles ...


From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

SageWest Health Care has announced that orthopedic surgeon Ben Francisco, M.D., and anesthesiologist Chris Eby, M.D., have joined its medical staff. These ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

A Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar, titled "Succession Planning for Family-Owned Businesses," is scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 2-3:30 p.m. ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 14, 2017

Kaden Chatfield is pretty fast on the dirt and grass of a baseball field. He's also quite speedy on rugged, off-road trails. The Riverton middle schooler won ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 14, 2017

Saying Samalie Prom has burst onto the Region IX golf scene would be an understatement. Central Wyoming College's freshman swinger from Logan, Utah, blitzed ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 14, 2017

Kaylie Gopp has largely played second-fiddle to Riverton teammate Josie Dike this season, as the latter has dominated most races she's competed in, while the ...

 
By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

The burning of the "R" is over, the court has been crowned, and the Riverton High School homecoming parade will have made its way up Main Street. Then it will ...

 

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 14, 2017

Wouldn't you know it? West Nile is back. Last week we ran a page-one story with a big headline telling readers that the number of mosquitoes in Fremont County ...

Betty Starks Case
Sep 14, 2017

"On the road to nowhere." That was the front-page headline of an out-of-town article not long ago on the town of Pavillion, Wyoming. I graduated high school ...

Joe M. Barbuto, Rock Springs
Sep 14, 2017

Editor: Regarding President Donald Trump's decision to rescind the DACA program: Rescinding the program is a particularly heartless and cowardly decision by ...


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