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

By Ramsey Scott / Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 14, 2019

Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis ended speculation about whether she plans to campaign to replace longtime Sen. Mike Enzi, officially throwing her hat in the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

Performance-based raises for staff are included in the City of Riverton's budget for fiscal year 2020. The decision marks a departure from the previous fiscal ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

The Riverton City Council is asking state highway officials to align the speed limits signs on West Main Street. Currently, westbound traffic on Main Street ...


From staff reports
Jul 14, 2019

With summer heat bearing down on central Wyoming, construction activities are forging ahead on the $13.96 million North Federal Boulevard highway improvement ...

From staff reports
Jul 14, 2019

State Rep. Andi Clifford (D-Fremont) holds a town hall event at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Fremont County Library in Lander. The town hall will focus ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

42-year-old Doug Bigmedicine was arrested at McDonald's in Riverton for an alleged attack of a 15-year-old. Bigmedicine could spend up to 10 years, six ...


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Jul 14, 2019

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider tuition levels for the 2020-21 academic year and receive updates on a number of other matters during ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

In conjunction with the Riverton Rendezvous Day in the Park this Saturday, the Riverton Downtowners present Rendezvous Downtown on Main Street, featuring local ...

From staff reports
Jul 14, 2019

The Sinks Canyon Natural Resource Council is accepting entries for its 39th annual photo contest. Any person with photos from Sinks Canyon, the Loop Road, ...


From staff reports
Jul 14, 2019

Biologist John Mionczynski leads hikers on an exploration of South Pass City's Altoris Gulch this Friday, July 19, in an expedition dubbed "In a Gulch with ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 14, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer It was short stay for the Casper Little League Junior All-Stars at the state tournament in Riverton. The Natrona County team ...

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Jul 14, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer The visiting Glenrock Knights got rough treatment Thursday at Roy Peck Field. The Riverton B Raiders ripped the Converse ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 14, 2019

In Fremont County, our assessed valuation -- the tax base, in other words -- is about $300 million less than it was 10 years ago, as much as one-third below its ...

By Randy Tucker
Jul 14, 2019

It's one of those distant memories you don't really know if you remember or if it is there because of older people relaying the story to you. Either way, in my ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer No mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus so far this year in Fremont County, but officials say the illness "may ...


By Ramsey Scott / Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 10, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee will take another swing at trying to raise the state's gasoline tax after failing to connect during ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2019

The 39th annual Riverton Rendezvous festival has arrived, proclaiming summer at its peak. Events for this week kick off with model aeronautics at the Wyoming ...

From staff reports
Jul 10, 2019

The Riverton Branch Library stays open an extra two hours this Thursday, July 11, to host a book signing and author talk with writer Frank Bergon from 7-9 p.m. ...


Staff
Jul 10, 2019

Deaths WIGGINGTON Kathleen Chippewa Wiggington, 57, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2019

In the inaugural season of Little League Juniors Riverton hosts a four-team state tournament beginning Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the field on West Sunset Drive ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2019

The Riverton Raiders rolled over the Lovell Mustangs in Cowley yielding just a single run in a pair of runaway victories Tuesday night. The Raiders dropped the ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 10, 2019

Hot Notes/Thundering Nites The familiar summertime Fremont County weather pattern that includes the off-spoken phrase "afternoon and evening thunderstorms" ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 10, 2019

We have just passed a July date from history that we celebrate as a major holiday. But the Fourth of July has virtually nothing to do with Wyoming. But ...

Robert H. Peck
Jul 10, 2019

Hear me, dear reader, as I lay before you a piteous and preposterous presumption that so many of us hold. I write of the the dastardly lie of a tale we tell ...


Michael Hannah / Riverton
Jul 10, 2019

Editor: Here is my two cents on the city letting fireworks be set off in the city limits of Riverton this year: It was loud and disturbing. It drove my dogs ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2019

Part 2 in a series The fiscal year 2020 budget city leaders approved last month does not include any increases in local utility rates - but that doesn't ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2019

Local law enforcement officials said they were "pleasantly surprised" by the Fourth of July celebrations taking place in town last week - the first time ...


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