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

Robert H. Peck
Oct 17, 2019

It's sweater weather. OK, in Fremont County I understand it's been more like winter coat weather. That's a shame so early in the season, but it also means ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 11, 2019

Despite late-summer concerns about overcrowding at the Fremont County Detention Center, Fremont County Sheriff Ryan Lee said "things are holding steady" in ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 11, 2019

The Riverton City Council has made three changes to a proposed ordinance allowing shipping containers to be used for permanent storage in residential areas. ...


Staff reports
Oct 11, 2019

Giant pumpkins, hefty onions and tasty desserts all were part of the fun Saturday at the annual Fremont County pumpkin weigh-off hosted by Sweetwater Garden in ...

Staff
Oct 11, 2019

Deaths FRIDAY A funeral service for Joshua "Josh" Friday, 20, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. Interment will ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 11, 2019

The Riverton High School girls swim team has shown vast improvements this season, according to RHS head coach Erika Warren-Yarber. The girls hosted a dual ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 11, 2019

Some years we make a bigger deal of it than other years. We have a big book of old Rangers from 1953 that included a four-pace special edition during National ...

Richard Kuster / Riverton
Oct 11, 2019

Editor: In response to Dan Brossman's letter on use of force by a police officer, Brossman must not have been attacked by a man wielding a knife. What would ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2019

There have been no known opiate-related deaths in the county this year, a fact which Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen attributes to tighter restrictions ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2019

Small words and big feelings play a prominent role in the Central Wyoming College theater program's autumn production of "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder. The ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2019

A 21-year-old Fremont County woman is facing manslaughter charges after telling a Riverton Police Department detective that she used a knife to attack a man. ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

National Fire Safety Week observances included Wednesday night's open house at Riverton Fire Station 4. Visitors got up-close looks as firefighter gear. A ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2019

A revised Riverton autumn festival is planned for 2 p.n. this Saturday, Oct. 12, on East Main Street downtown, with a street dance to follow at 7 p.m. on South ...

Staff
Oct 10, 2019

Births AMOS A son was born to Danielie and Christian Amos of Riverton at 10:03 a.m. Sept. 30, 2019, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

Yes, the Riverton Wolverines did lose to Lander last Friday, dropping a 9-7 decision which added another unforgettable chapter to one of Wyoming's best sports ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

The most recent volleyball matches for the Riverton High School squad had both good news and bad news. Bad news first: The Wolverines lost Friday on the road ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

There have been lots of close football games between archrivals Riverton and Lander since the two began playing annually (and sometimes twice a year) shortly ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 10, 2019

Donald Trump raised eyebrows and hackles late Sunday when, perhaps to try to divert attention from the widening impeachment inquiry that is not making him look ...


Betty Starks Case
Oct 10, 2019

Do you think of a chair as nothing more than a practical piece of furniture? Think again. When a chair comes into your life, you have no idea of the story ...

Tim Troutman / Riverton
Oct 10, 2019

Editor: An early-winter storm is possible early Wednesday through Thursday, and it is expected toextend from northwest Wyoming through the southeast part of ...

Staff
Oct 9, 2019

DEATHS NIEDO Zane Niedo, 51, of Fort Washakie, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. An evening service and wake will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 9, 2019

The Central Wyoming College volleyball team weathered two tough duals this weekend at Eastern Wyoming College and at Laramie County Community College. Both ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 9, 2019

It was another long afternoon for the Dubois Rams in their Homecoming gameFriday. The Burlington Huskies broke open a tight game with 58 points in the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2019

Tuesday's temperate temperatures are forecast to fall drastically as an arctic cold front blows into the Riverton area. "It's a legitimately cold system," ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2019

Accused of a first-degree murder that occurred 36 years ago, Riverton resident Willie Moore, 61, has refused to sign his extradition papers to be transferred ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 8, 2019

Riverton High School Homecoming royalty was announced Tuesday morning at an all-school assembly in Wolverine Gym. Second attendants are Jackson Ellison and ...

Staff
Oct 8, 2019

Corrections Sunday's coverage of the Riverton-Lander football game at Lander Valley High School referred to the Lander quarterback incorrectly. His name is ...


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