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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2020

After almost two years representing House District 33 in the Wyoming Legislature, Democrat Andrea Clifford of Ethete says she is ready to "bring effective ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

A legislative bill authorizing Bureau of Indian Affairs officers to arrest non-tribal traffic offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation would multiply a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

Last in a series As she works to combat homelessness in Riverton, Eagles Hope executive director Michelle Widmayer tries to focus on one individual at a ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

The City of Riverton has replaced the tub grinder it lost in a fire this summer. No one was injured in the blaze, which started when the city's old tub ...

From staff reports
Nov 22, 2020

Submissions open soon for the 2022 Wyoming Game and Fish Department Collectible Conservation Stamp art contest. The subject of the 38th annual contest is the ...

From staff reports
Nov 22, 2020

The Fremont County Com-mission has voted to lift local fire restrictions effective immediately. In statement, commissioners said the move to end restrictions ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

Pending the court's agreement, a Riverton man accused of sexually abusing small children could be sentenced to 15 years in prison. Lester Lietz, 60, ...

From staff reports
Nov 22, 2020

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding two separate poaching incidents, one of them in the Fremont County area. The first ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

Pandemic or not, nobody should go hungry on Thanksgiving. That's the motto of the Riverton High School Key Club this month, as volunteers packaged 200 ...


From Family Features
Nov 22, 2020

In what's certain to be a holiday season unlike any other, you can transform your seasonal menu in 20 minutes of prep time or less by incorporating flavorful ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 22, 2020

The Wyoming Supreme Court carries a lot of clout in our state, and it exercised some of it last week. Due to the spiraling coronavirus upturn in Wyoming there ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 22, 2020

Until I was 20 years old, steak was never a favorite of mine. I did enjoy something my Grandma Gasser made called "minute steaks," but as a youngster the ...


Sarah Reilley Lander
Nov 22, 2020

Editor: To Gov. Mark Gordon, Dr. Harrist, and mayors of Wyoming municipalities: I have created a petition through Change.org (it can be found at ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2020

The budget cuts Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon proposed this week will take about $136,000 out of Riverton government coffers, city administrator Tony Tolstedt ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2020

Al Addison is back on the Northern Arapaho ballot. Although he qualified in the primary election to advance, Northern Arapaho Business Council Co-Chairman ...


Staff
Nov 19, 2020

Deaths GREEN Dory Anton Green Sr., 58, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at St. Mark's Hospital in West Valley, Utah. Graveside services will be held at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Jayden Yates and Kameron Brough are national-grade runners. The top men from Central Wyoming College's cross country ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 19, 2020

Central Wyoming College learned this week that money it had requested under the CARES act to create and equip a small television studio at the Wyoming Capitol ...


Betty Starks Case
Nov 19, 2020

We'll be celebrating Thanks-giving in another week, but my column schedule doesn't quite fit the calendar. Still, it's never too early to be thankful. First, ...

Joyce Kennedy / Casper
Nov 19, 2020

Editor: Always enjoy Randy Tucker's columns. In the Nov. 10 issue, he writes about the "coach's wife." This brought a smile, as I was in that category for ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2020

Riverton Mayor Richard Gard renewed his commitment to keeping local businesses open Tuesday evening during a regular meeting of the Riverton City Council. He ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Nov 18, 2020

As one-day infections set another record in both Wyoming and Fremont County, the deaths of 11 more Wyoming residents have been attributed to the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2020

After striking a Riverton officer with a vehicle, a suspect bolted for the Wind River Indian Reservation, at around midday on Wednesday. Riverton Police ...

Staff
Nov 18, 2020

Deaths DURAN Tonya Rose Antelope Duran, 44, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A wake will be held at 7 p.m. ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2020

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer For the first time since 2011, state-championship football returned to its original format with one of the two finalists ...

From staff reports
Nov 18, 2020

-- Also, fewer spectators will be permitted at remaining UWR00;sports events this year -- For the second straight week, a Wyoming Cowboys football ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 18, 2020

-- We make fun of it sometimes, but we'd be lost without good committee work -- When an average person considers what it might be like to serve in the ...


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