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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 15, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen has asked State Rep. Andrea Clifford (D-Ethete) to be a jury member at coming coroner's inquest. The inquest will ...

Staff
Oct 15, 2019

Deaths BROWN Carlita Brown, 71, of Riverton died Friday, October 11, 2019, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Montana. A Rosary will be recited 7 ...


Randy Tucker
Oct 15, 2019

They're all gone now, many just memories in faded yearbooks. A few have crumbling buildings to remind the dwindling communities they once represented of better ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2019

You couldn't ask for better entertainment on a perfect autumn afternoon in Dubois. The host Rams battled back-and-forth with their Fremont Country rivals the ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 15, 2019

Tuesday notes Frunday paper this week First up, some newspaper housekeeping. For the first time since August, we are planning a combined Friday-Sunday ...


Charles Hubert / Riverton
Oct 15, 2019

Editor: About the guy who rolled his truck twice right in the middle of Hudson on Oct. 1 because he was driving drunk and speeding, Hudson used to be ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

City leaders want to know exactly how much money Riverton spends on its recycling program. The question came up after city staff estimated that eliminating ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

The Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to purchase the old Lincoln Elementary School property on East Lincoln Avenue in east Riverton. The Fremont County School ...


From staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

Paving is scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 14, near the intersection of WY132 and US287 on the Blue Sky Highway improvement project near Ethete.Prime ...

From staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

The University of Wyoming's College of Business and Central Wyoming College are partnering to support Wyoming's entrepreneurial ecosystem with the launch of a ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

Wyoming State Auditor Kristi Racines addressed a crowd at the state convention for the Wyoming Federation of Republican Women, held Oct. 3-5 at the Holiday Inn ...


From staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

An Riverton man with multiple convictions involving the sexual assault of minors has died in prison. The Wyoming Department of Corrections announced Thursday ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

Federal officials remain tight-lipped about two deaths in August on the Wind River Indian Reservation. There has been no official indication that the deaths ...

From the University of Wyoming News Service
Oct 13, 2019

Nearly sixty Riverton Middle School students visited the University of Wyoming's campus Monday, Oct. 7, to learn about phytoremediation, which is the ability ...


From staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

Cornerstone Community Church hosts a free concert at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater in Riverton at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Tuesday evening ...

From staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

UWR00;summer grads ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2019

Clever slogans teased the Torrington Trailblazers, Riverton's Friday night football opponent, on floats in the RHS Homecoming parade Friday in downtown ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2019

Joel Wyatt was one of many food and beverage vendors who set up temporary shop on Main Street in downtown Riverton for Saturday afternoon's Fall Harvest ...

Staff reports
Oct 13, 2019

The Riverton High School volleyball game Thursday against Rock Springs at Wolverine Gym also is an opportunity for the community to gather in support of ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2019

Solidifying their credentials for a playoff position, the Riverton Wolverines pulverized the Torrington Trailblazers on a cold Friday night at Wolverine ...


By Randy Tucker
Oct 13, 2019

With just two regular season games remaining the Lander Tigers sit atop the Class 3-A East Conference with a perfect 3-0 league record and a 5-1 mark ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2019

By one standard, Shoshoni and Wind River have met on the gridiron more than any other Fremont County rivals since the first game played between the Wranglers ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2019

A recent visit to the newspaper archives revealed a photograph from more than a half-century back, showing a fire at a prominent building locally. There were ...


By Randy Tucker
Oct 13, 2019

My great aunt and uncle, Sugar and Brooks Jones (yes, their real names) gave us a free week's stay in their resort cottage on a bayou off the L'Anguille River ...

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. ...


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