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

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 12, 2020

Facing the most-unenviable assignment of playing the No 1 and No 2-ranked teams in Wyoming Class 4-A basketball, the Riverton Wolverines lost to both ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 12, 2020

Losing passenger air service would have been a demoralizing and economically critical loss for Fremont County. It almost happened in 2016, but it didn't. ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2020

The destination took a bit of effort to locate. Located on a winding side road, off a barely paved private lane that connects to a secondary road in Center ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A teacher at Wind River Job Corps in Riverton could face 30 years in prison if found guilty of taking "indecent liberties" ...

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Jan 10, 2020

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has ruled Todd and Cambrie Pepper died of smoke inhalation during a Dec. 19 structure fire at their home. The accidental ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer To fill its governing position vacated by Leslie Shakespeare, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe is holding a special election Jan. ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2020

Choir pancake day A pancake breakfast and silent auction raised money for the Riverton High School choir program on a Saturday morning in the Riverton ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

The Riverton Police Depart-ment has promoted Jacob Nation to the role of patrol sergeant. He will now serve as one of four patrol sergeants at the RPD, ...

Staff
Jan 10, 2020

Deaths KRIESE Phyllis Helen (Feist) Kriese, 91, of Lander, died Jan. 8, 2019, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. Graveside services will take place ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

ETHETE -- Alfred P. Redman Gym had the feel of the old days Thursday night, with a crowd estimated at 2,800 there to watch a back-and-forth tilt between the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2020

The defending Class 2-A state-champion Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs were too much Thursday for the visiting Lodge Grass Indians from Montana in a contest at ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2020

"What do you do with a general when he stops being a general?" croons Bing Crosby in the fun holiday movie from the 1950s called "White Christmas." Plot ...


Robert H. Peck
Jan 10, 2020

I've been visiting my family here in Wyoming for the past few weeks. That's fortunate not only because I like to see them, but because this can be a lonely ...

Den Schofield / Riverton
Jan 10, 2020

Editorial: Regarding Mr. Peck's editorial on Fri., Dec. 27, headlined "Pelosi vs McConnell," Mr. Peck refers to the "weight of evidence." I cannot help but ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2020

Throughout the entire year of 2019, no one in Fremont County died as the direct result of an opiate overdose, officials said this month. There were two ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2020

Due to the county's strong anti-shoplifting systems, a Lander woman could spend 10 years in prison if convicted of stealing $25 worth of hygiene products from ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2020

Rendezvous Elementary School students welcomed grown-ups Thursday morning with "Donuts for Dads." Emirah Hernandez, was joined by Brad Whelan. Danica ...

Staff
Jan 9, 2020

Deaths AMOS Jesse Ray Amos, 79, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at his home in Salt Lake City. He was born in Fort Washakie. Visitation will be held ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2020

The Central Wyoming College men dropped Region IX conference basketball opener Wednesday night, falling to nationally ranked Casper College 103-90 in a brutal ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2020

The Central Wyoming College Women battled visiting Casper College and aside from a 14-3 run by the T-Birds to end the first half Wednesday, the Rustlers ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2020

The wheels of bureaucracy turn slowly, even in the least populated state in the nation. Often that's a frustrating state of affairs, but in the case of the ...


By Clair McFarland
Jan 9, 2020

It's not possible to go overboard with winter house-cleaning. While other families tracked the Elf on a Shelf this Christmas, I explained the noxious ways of ...

Marie Hewings / Riverton
Jan 9, 2020

Editor: Thank you for the Christmas light driving tour route in the paper on Christmas Eve. We had our daughter's family in town, with grandkids. We did half ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon didn't include a new Riverton High School auditorium in his budget proposal for the coming biennium, but he seems to agree with the ...


By Daniel McArdle / Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 8, 2020

The Joint Education Committee has advanced a bill that gives school districts increased power to determine disciplinary policy for absences and increasing ...

Staff
Jan 8, 2020

Deaths WELLS Emogene Wells, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2020

What once the highlight of the regular season and a perennial regional championship matchup has been changed by conference realignments and the ups and downs ...


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