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

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

A landmark treaty marks its sesquicentennial next summer, and plans are well under way to commemorate it locally. On July 3, 1868, a band of Eastern Shoshone ...

From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

Fremont County's unemployment rate is a healthy 1.3 percent lower than it was a year ago, but the latest numbers show that some of the improvement is due to ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

The Riverton Police Depart-ment will continue to maintain their patrol fleet with the addition of two new Chevrolet Tahoe trucks. The two trucks will replace ...


By Alejandra Silva and Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writers
Dec 10, 2017

Iron Works Gym owner Kami Jordan has been granted a variance that will allow her to keep an existing 30 parking spaces - despite a city code that states she ...

From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., praised the U.S. Senate for passing his legislation to increase the safety of roads throughout Indian Country. The John P. Smith ...

From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

Wyoming Highway Trooper Bill Daugherty (Badge 146) has joined the Lander area after graduating with seven others in the 93rd class out of the state highway ...


From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to seek comments on the sage-grouse plan amendments that were adopted in 2015. The NOI was published ...

Photos by Dan Bendtsen
Dec 10, 2017

By Alejandra Silva Staff Writer Eastern Shoshone tribal members will have the opportunity to vote on proposed changes to the Shoshone and Arapaho Law and ...

From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

Wyoming Game and Fish personnel recently finished work on a habitat project on Green Mountain around a fragile riparian area and the newly constructed beaver ...


From staff reports
Dec 10, 2017

Both Lander and Riverton had chariot racing organizations in 1987, but in December the two clubs decided to work more closely together. Wind River Chariot ...

 
From wire reports
Dec 10, 2017

Trauner announces Senate bid JACKSON (AP) -- Democrat Gary Trauner announced Friday that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Wyoming ...

From wire reports
Dec 10, 2017

DOUGLAS (WME) --Since a very young age, Sherry Peterson Evans has shared a special bond with her father, John Peterson. She recounts her early childhood being ...


Photos by Dan Bendtsen
Dec 10, 2017

The Riverton Museum hosted an open house Saturday for families to see the exhibits and make Christmas ornaments. Gabby Gardner, left, and Aquinnah Wiblemo, ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 10, 2017

Riverton's boys came up a bucket short Saturday night against Evanston, falling 60-58 to close out their trip to the Casper Invitational with a 1-2 mark. The ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 10, 2017

We've all been there. Some of us are still there. Others never leave. We're referring to being young and being faced with various choice points along the ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 10, 2017

On Friday at the Cody Invitational, the Stuart Mullins era of Lander Valley boys basketball began in fine fashion, with a 55-45 victory over Douglas. Antonio ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

Ice packs were at a premium on the Wyoming Indian bus after a brawl with the Moorcroft Wolves in the final game of a three-day, four-game marathon for the Lady ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Dec 10, 2017

Three losses in as many games wasn't exactly what Lander Lady Tigers head coach Jeremy Francom had in mind when he and his squad headed north to Buffalo for ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 10, 2017

A tall and talented Evanston team sent the Riverton High School girls basketball team to a 54-27 defeat Saturday to complete an 0-3 opening weekend for ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

Wyoming Indian rolled on a three-game sweep of the Burns tournament after an opening-game loss to Pine Bluffs. The Chiefs picked up their first win of the ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

Wind River rolled into the Bridger Valley Classic championship game against Class 4-A Green River riding back-to-back fourth-quarter rallies to pull away from ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

It was a tough three days for the Shoshoni Wranglers at the Winter Classic in Burns. On Friday, the Wranglers fell in a close contest to Lingle-Fort ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

Shoshoni picked up their first win of the season and played close in two losses at the Winter Classic in Burns last weekend. It was a football score in the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Dec 10, 2017

Santa Claus was one of our first subscribers. And this is the time year he really notices what's in the paper. An enduring newspaper tradition in Fremont ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017

A Russian olive tree, really more of a snag than a tree, stands alone along a fence row on the south side of Missouri Valley Road just west of the intersection ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

Teton County residents might have another opportunity next year to contribute additional funding to their own Central Wyoming College facility in Jackson. ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

A federal judge has handed an overwhelming legal victory to the city of Riverton, which had been sued by the local Days Inn motel over a dispute concerning a ...


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