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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 2, 2020

James Hinman's second standoff with police had a lot in common with his first. The 56-year-old Riverton man died early April 17 after an April 15 standoff ...

From staff reports
Aug 2, 2020

The Wyoming Honor Farm north of Riverton got a clean bill of health regarding coronavirus in recent testing. The Department of Corrections is continuing to ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 2, 2020

The grand-champion market beef and market lamb at this year's Fre-mont County Fair were raised by two local girls. Mindy Russell's 1,280-pound steer sold for ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 2, 2020

Dedication ceremonies for the new battle cross monument honoring the late Sgt. Maj. Kevin Griffin are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Veterans Park ...

From staff reports
Aug 2, 2020

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in and around Fremont County ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 2, 2020

The Riverton Raiders led earlybut couldn't hold on in an opening-round state tournament loss to the Douglas Cats 10-5. The game between the second-seeded ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 2, 2020

One of the many undeniably strange things about the presidency of Donald Trump is his continuing claim that the election which installed him as President of ...

By Randy Tucker
Aug 2, 2020

Jack McCoy approaches the expert witness, eviscerating the paranormal specialist the defense team has sent to the stand with repeated, jackhammer-style ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2020

Riverton city leaders have decided to lift the alcohol permit restrictions that have been in place for more than a decade at two local parks. Since 2007, the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 30, 2020

Of the 83 active, confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Fremont County as of Wednesday morning, only eight of those were being monitored by off-reservation ...

From staff reports
Jul 30, 2020

ROMERO JoAnn Linda Romero, 59, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Casper. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Arapaho Catholic ...


Betty Starks Case
Jul 30, 2020

It's almost time for school to open. But will it? Can it? Most of us believe it must - somehow. We come into this world with wide-eyed wonder. American ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 30, 2020

When Mark Gordon, now Governor of Wyoming, first ran for the office a couple of years ago, he didn't know a huge part of his job would become trying to manage ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 29, 2020

Wyoming set another single-day record for coronavirus infections on Tuesday, breaking a record set just last week. The news coincided with the announcement by ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2020

Riverton's east-side Main Street is due for repairs next summer, through a $1.4 million federal grant awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission to 71 ...

From staff reports
Jul 29, 2020

Deaths ROMERO JoAnn Linda Romero, 59, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Casper. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Arapaho ...

Meg Sorg, the Conversation
Jul 29, 2020

I'm a pediatric nursing professor with four young children. The youngest is 9 months old and the oldest is 9. My oldest will soon enter third grade, and his ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 29, 2020

All the road work going on around town brings an old joke to mind There's an old joke used by masters of ceremonies and after-dinner speakers. "Wyoming had ...

Erin Gamroth, Casper
Jul 29, 2020

Editor: The "Wyoming Virtual Torch Run 2020" wrapped up as of July 15. The Law Enforcement Torch Run to Benefit Special Olympics Wyoming historically has ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Two sisters make up the royal court for this year's Fremont County Fair. Queen Cydney Bradley, 19, of Riverton, said the experience has been different under ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

Suicide awareness will be the focus of this year's bull riding contest at the Fremont County Fair. "It has come to the forefront here recently (that) we need ...

From staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 28, 2020

With Fremont County's cumulative total of coronavirus infections teetering on the brink of 400, Wyoming saw 45 45 new laboratory-confirmed and probable cases, ...

From staff reports
Jul 28, 2020

Deaths SAHAGUN Rafael (Ralph) Sahagun, 75, died Monday, July 20, 2020, in Roseville, California. Graveside military services will be held at 10 a.m. ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2020

The National Federation of State High School Associations, of which the Wyoming High School Activities Association is a member, has created some interesting ...

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Jul 28, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans are at stake as White House officials launched ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 28, 2020

Fair weather vs. fair weather The term "fair weather" has two meetings this time of year in Fremont County. One, of course, refers to calm, sunny, ...


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