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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2019

More than two weeks after the Wyoming Legislature adjourned Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon finally has signed a bill securing funding for a key Central Wyoming ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Wyoming News Exchange, with staff report
Mar 21, 2019

A uranium company is proposing to re-open uranium mines in Shirley Basin. Ur-Energy's Shirley Basin reserves lie directly between Rock River and Casper. The ...

From staff reports
Mar 21, 2019

Community calendar Saturday, March 23 The Fourth Annual Craft Show and Expo is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Boeseke and Knights of ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2019

UPDATE: North Dakota State beat NC Central and will play Duke on Friday night. By Randy Tucker Staff Writer A Riverton High School Wolverine is playing ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2019

In a first for St. Stephen's football, senior Vincent Brown has been selected to play in the Wyoming-Nebraska 6-Man Shootout. Wyoming leads the series ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 21, 2019

Spring is here, but let's not be too quick to forget what could well be called Fremont County's championship winter. In smaller communities such as ours, ...


By Clair McFarland
Mar 21, 2019

Of all the things that provoke motherly introspection, few among them are so potent as the kindergarten registration form - and this week I filled out two of ...

William J. Horace, Riverton
Mar 21, 2019

Editor: Steve Peck's column about the owl in his yard was enjoyable. One thing I would offer is about the statement that the owls might have nested already. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2019

Fremont County officials have finalized an agreement that will allow unclaimed remains to be interred on the grounds of the Wyoming Life Resource Center in ...


From staff reports
Mar 20, 2019

BIRths EVANS A daughter was born to Lauren Evans of Pavillion and Mark Evans of Pavillion at 9:52 a.m. March 14, 2019, at Hot Springs County Memorial ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer Riverton High School senior Treyton Paxton has been selected to the Class 4-A boys all state basketball team for the second ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2019

The Riverton Swim Club took more swimmers than ever to the winter state swim championships in Laramie the first weekend in March, which bumped the Riptides ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 20, 2019

There is a measurable sequence of planetary and solar system events which coincide this time of year to bring about the end of winter and the beginning of ...

Roberta Verner, Riverton
Mar 20, 2019

Editor: I do appreciate the news coverage you gave to the local Road to Recovery service. It has been up and going for a full year now. A dear, dear friend ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

One person was injured, treated and released - then arrested - after a two-vehicle collision Monday afternoon east of Shoshoni. Officials said Calvin Sherman, ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has signed a bill authorizing new academic programs at community colleges. He gave official approval to Senate File 111 during a ...

From staff reports
Mar 19, 2019

Citizens are invited to attend a March 21 public meeting concerning the second year of the $13.96 million North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project ...

From staff reports
Mar 19, 2019

Deaths HOLMES Randall "Randy" Holmes, formerly of Riverton, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Casper. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

In their first soccer game of the season Saturday, the Riverton High School girls thrashed Pinedale in a 10-0 smackdown that saw not only 10 scores by the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

The most popular sport in the world resumed Saturday at Wolverine Field, where the Riverton Wolverine boys beat Pinedale 1-0. The goal came in minute 60 of ...

By Randy Tucker
Mar 19, 2019

One of the pains of sports coverage is senior night. I've never been one for sensationalism in any venue. Drama is something that should be played out in a ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 19, 2019

Tuesday notes Season Right on cue, Mother Nature is recognizing this spring-arrival week with the first period of extended mild weather we have seen in ...

Toni Brock, Riverton
Mar 19, 2019

Editor: I was glad to see the coverage on the state speech and debate meet on the front page. It belonged there. (I recall, IR00;believe, that the editor's ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 17, 2019

Riverton school officials hope to institute a permanent salary in-crease for staff as they begin planning for next year's budget. "We think we're close," ...


Staff and wire reports
Mar 17, 2019

Staff and wire reports A federal policy on management of the greater sage grouse with direct ties to Fremont County has been changed by the Trump ...

From staff reports
Mar 17, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management has released a Record of Decision (ROD) on three right-of-way applications submitted by Denbury Resources for a natural gas ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 17, 2019

The jazz band and jazz choir of Riverton High School and the Riverton Middle School jazz band welcome the public to Night of Jazz at 7 p.m. this Tuesday, March ...


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