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

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2019

After retracting the confession that landed him in prison, convicted triple-murderer Gerald Uden will not get another chance in Fremont County District Court. ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

Addressing the issue that Fremont County Commissioner Mike Jones describes as a quandary with "no oversight," Wyoming lawmakers are consulting with Wind River ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

Three small fires appear to have been set intentionally this week in Riverton. No one was injured in any of the incidents, but one structure was damaged in ...


Staff
Sep 18, 2019

New pavement, sidewalk, curb and gutter neared completion Tuesday on East Bell Avenue in central Riverton. The job is funded by revenue from the optional 1 ...

Staff
Sep 18, 2019

DEATHS HINKLE Joe Thomas Hinkle, 98, of Lander, died Sept. 14, 2019. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Hudson's Funeral Home with ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

It was part family outing, part national-caliber tournament for the Central Wyoming College volleyball team last weekend, as the Rustlers - and several parents ...


Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

The kickoffs alone took almost an hour-and-a-half in a High Country shootout last Friday in Dubois. The visiting Riverside Rebels outgunned the Rams 82-52 in ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 18, 2019

It's hard to know how literally to take Donald Trump's remark that the U.S. is "locked and loaded" in light of the drone aircraft strikes that knocked out a ...

Marisa Totten / Riverton
Sep 18, 2019

Editor: I applaud you for the editorial recently on "Guns and mental illness" (Aug. 22). It is so important for people to understand that mental illness is ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

Illegal trash dumping on the Wind River Indian Reservation was deemed "rampant" by former Wind River Environmental Quality Commission Director Ryan Ortiz ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

q The driver of the vehicle in which 18-year-old Rose Dewey died had a blood-alcohol content four times the legal limit. By Katie Roenigk Staff ...

Staff
Sep 17, 2019

Corrections A Tuesday notes item on Sept. 3 should have said the Yeti cooler donated for a raffle to raise money for the Asher family of Powell was donated ...


Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

It was a long, hot afternoon for St. Stephen's in its regular season home opener. The Eagles fell hard to visiting Meeteetse, 52-0. The score might not be ...

Randy Tucker
Sep 17, 2019

"Being on the wrong side of history" is a phrase that conservatives hate because it is usually applied to them, and that liberals overuse because it doesn't ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 17, 2019

Leafy show Fremont County is not New England or the Hudson River Valley when it comes to colorful fall leaves, but there is some beautiful turning-leaf ...


Nancy Manyon / Riverton
Sep 17, 2019

Editor: OK, I will admit it, I had not been to a Riverton Wolverines football game for some years. I used to get there pretty often when they played at the ...

Staff
Sep 15, 2019

Due to a technical problem, this week's Diversions Section B cannot be posted from the Sunday edition. The Sunday editorial and Randy Tucker column will be ...

Randy Tucker
Sep 15, 2019

Maybe I should just stop going to the Gettysburg National Battlefield. Last Saturday, I made my third trip to this hallowed ground, a symbol of the insanity ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 15, 2019

Fremont County has weed and pest issues. We've been a West Nile virus "leader," if that's the right word to use, for more than a decade, and now the fogging ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2019

Smoke from this week's massive haystack fire on Riverview Road continues to fill the Riverton Valley, and officials say the smelly cloud isn't likely to lift ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen report that rising numbers of non-natural deaths in the county are "notable," and cited drugs and alcohol as a key ...


Mead Gruver / Associated Press
Sep 13, 2019

Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of ...

Staff
Sep 13, 2019

Deaths MASON Joseph R. "Joe" Mason, 88, of Lander, died Sept. 9, 2019, in Lander. Visitation has been arranged for 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 13, 2019

Continuing their strong pre-conference performance on the volleyball court, the Riverton Wolverines swept the Worland Warriors in three sets Thursday night at ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2019

It was a rough weekend on the road for the injury-ridden Central Wyoming College soccer teams, which lost to Gillette College and Northwest College in both ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 13, 2019

For all the talk about how Thursday night's Democratic presidential primary debate was going to be different because only 10 candidates had qualified, under ...

Robert H. Peck
Sep 13, 2019

Part of my return to teaching each fall is a wardrobe wrangling. And part of a wardrobe wrangling is deciding which sort of persona I want to affect for the ...


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