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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2019

Flights to Riverton now appear on the United Airlines website. City administrator Tony Tolstedt announced the news during a Riverton City Council ...

From staff reports
Feb 13, 2019

Sean Peterson has resigned from the Riverton City Council. The council accepted his resignation and declared a vacancy in Ward 1 on Tuesday. Peterson had ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2019

By the time July 4, 2019, arrives, it may be legal to celebrate Independence Day by shooting off fireworks in Riverton. Municipal code currently prohibits ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2019

Treyton Paxton scored 27 points Tuesday night in Rock Springs, leading the Riverton Wolverines to an important class 4-A Northwest quadrant victory. The 61-57 ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2019

The Riverton Wolverine girls let the Rock Springs Lady Tigers get away in the first quarter to a big early lead and could never get back in the game Tuesday ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2019

The Central Wyoming College women picked up a split in Region IX play, losing 95-68 to Eastern Wyoming in Torrington on Saturday but taking Western Wyoming at ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2019

Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days proved a good venue last week for planners of the proposed Genuine Meats processing facility on "airport hill" west of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen still plans to hold a public inquest in order to determine the cause and manner of Nicholas Garcia's death. Garcia, 34, ...

From staff reports
Feb 12, 2019

Deaths FIELD Margaret Jane (Peggy) O'Bryan Field, 96, died Feb. 4, 2019, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. A service for her and her late husband, ...


By Randy Tucker
Feb 12, 2019

I've been accused (if that's the right word) of being a Wind River Cougars fan. But, just last Friday, someone told me I wrote about Wyoming Indian High School ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2019

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers came within a shot of a 2-0 run through Region IX in the middle of a three-game, five-day sequence. The Rustlers bombed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2019

The Lander Valley High School boys swim team paid Riverton another visit this week at the "last chance" dual Thursday at the Riverton Aquatic Center before ...


Cindy Weismiller, Riverton
Feb 12, 2019

Editor: I read about the death of the 15-hear-old boy from Fort Washakie, who froze to death and had an alcohol BAC of .273. The limit for drunk driving is ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

The Wyoming Senate has voted unanimously to kill the state's capital construction bill. The legislation included funding for the proposed new Central Wyoming ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

A woman who initially was hired to investigate complaints of discrimination in Riverton is now the city's public defender. Jane Juve became Riverton's ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

The business offspring of cattle ranching and the Wyo-ming Blockchain Coalition known as Beefchain presented in Riverton this week during Fremont County Farm ...

From staff reports
Feb 10, 2019

A second hit-and-run crash since Jan. 21 involving a Wyoming Department of Transportation plow truck happened Wednesday afternoon in rural Fremont County ...

From staff reports
Feb 10, 2019

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Cheyenne considers the investigation into a shooting involving two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

A Riverton man was removed from the Central Wyoming College campus Monday after asking a student to call 911 because "people were after him with guns." The ...

From staff reports
Feb 10, 2019

Wyoming State Forestry Division and Wyoming Project Learning Tree (WY PLT) are teaming up again this year to hold the annual Wyoming State Arbor Day poster ...

From staff reports
Feb 10, 2019

The University of Wyoming lists 18 students from Fremont County on the 2018 fall semester Provost's Honor Roll. The Provost's Honor Roll consists of ...


From staff reports
Feb 10, 2019

A helicopter transport company which is part of Fremont County's privatized emergency air service recently passed its 30th anniversary in business. Classic Air ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2019

The Riverton Wolverine girls slugged it out with the Green River Lady Wolves for three quarters Friday night but, playing with only seven girls in uniform, ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2019

Two good basketball teams came to Wolverine Gym this weekend, and the Riverton Wolverines had trouble both nights, falling hard Friday to the Green River ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

The Lady Chiefs head Shoshoni 51-18 on Friday, then drilled Wind River 67-29 on Saturday to move to 7-0 in conference play with a single game ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

The Wyoming Indian Chiefs are the champions of the Class 2-A Southwest after a pair of blowout wins over Fremont County rivals Shoshoni and Wind River. Both ...


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