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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 20, 2018

SageWest Health Care issued a statement this month addressing "chatter" about lab capabilities at the hospital in Riverton. The statement, dated July 13, ...

From staff reports
Jul 20, 2018

Riverton's 38th annual Rendezvous Hot-Air Balloon rally welcomes a somewhat smaller field for this weekend's event, but rally organizer Pat Newlin said the two ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 20, 2018

A solid pitching performance by Dillon Lange and four runs on six straight hits in the bottom of the fifth inning made the difference in a doubleheader split ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jul 20, 2018

Editor's note: This editorial on the Riverton Rendezvous balloon rally first appeared in 2004. An updated version has been repeated annually since ...

By Robert H. Peck
Jul 20, 2018

Driving through midwestern cornfields at 8:30 in the evening is among the more beautiful experiences the continent has to offer. The sky is soupy, different ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2018

Riverton's municipal budget for fiscal year 2019 is balanced, but city administrator Tony Tolstedt said that feat was not accomplished "without ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2018

Riverton reached the days of color in motion: the 38th annual Riverton Rendezvous Balloon rally is here. Nineteen balloons take to the breeze this year, in ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 19, 2018

On Tuesday, when planners of the state's proposed skilled nursing home for Wyoming veterans described what their intentions were and what they needed from the ...

By Betty Starks Case
Jul 19, 2018

OK, so I'm not that good at it myself. But my schoolteacher mother tried. The question still haunts us today, in so many ways. Do words really mean what they ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 18, 2018

Part 1 Riverton residents filled every available seat Tuesday at City Hall to hear details about the proposed skilled nursing home for Wyoming veterans to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 18, 2018

City officials have renewed their lease with the Bureau of Land Management for use of Riverton Regional Airport, including an extra fee for improvement of the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 18, 2018

Sunday afternoon's tournament championship game in Billings, Montana, was the kind of America Legion baseball you'd expect in mid-July. The Riverton Raiders ...


From staff reports
Jul 18, 2018

The oldest continuous rodeo in Wyoming and arguably in America, celebrated its 124th rendition July 3-4 at Lander Old-Timers Rodeo Arena. The 2018 Lander ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 18, 2018

No one witnessing the presentationsTuesdayin both Riverton and Lander concerning the planned skilled nursing home for veterans in Wyoming could have come ...

Patrick LeBrun, Riverton
Jul 18, 2018

Editor: In response to the editorial published July 12,I agree it is extremely important that voters be informed on any candidate's opinions on reopening the ...


From staff reports
Jul 17, 2018

The Department of the Interior's Office of the Inspector General has finalized a report that finds the roads department operated by the Eastern Shoshone and ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2018

Aspen Early Learning Center's Kindergarten Camp is in its final week, ending this Thursday, July 19. Kindergarten Camp is a mid-summer community outreach ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2018

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer The Fremont County All-Stars put 31 runs on the board in a pair of games on Friday, but that wasn't nearly enough as their ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jul 17, 2018

The hot season The heat wave that held the Wind River basin in its ferocious hands for several days dissipated finally as the new week ...

By Randy Tucker
Jul 17, 2018

It was inevitable. Someone challenges a thing you hold dear, something you identify with or an image associated with an entire lifestyle and there is ...

Tracy Rosamund, Riverton
Jul 17, 2018

Editor: I don't mean to add to any controversy about Boys' State. I just recall that when I was a kid in Laramie all the junior class boys were required to ...


From Ranger staff reports
Jul 15, 2018

Riverton appears top be one of the cities under consideration as the site of the planned Veterans Administration skilled nursing facility. Officials involved ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018

Central Wyoming College may play an "important role" in the future expansion of the local food processing industry, according to a recent report by CWC ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018

Since its inception in 1985 the Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year Award has gone to 17 Fremont County athletes in several sports. The award was established ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018

Fremont County is well-represented this summer on one of two basketball all-star teams set to compete against each other in the annual Wyoming Coaches ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 15, 2018

Lesson one from the 2018 primary election for governor: Not all conservative Republicans are the same. During two debate forms Thursday night hosted in part ...

By Randy Tucker
Jul 15, 2018

When you called the house the greeting was always the same: "Cotton residence, Dick Cotton speaking." It was a throwback to more civil phone conversations ...


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