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

Ron Howard, Riverton
Aug 2, 2018

Editor: In this day and age of ultra-patriotism, we see the American flag pretty much everywhere - on shirts, thongs, napkins, hats, trucks, chewing tobacco ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2018

After concern about finding a suitable candidate at such a late date, the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has offered a contract to a band ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2018

The final day of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fair featured a strong showing by local cowboys. John Henry Franzen of Riverton placed second in ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 1, 2018

Followers of national news are being shocked daily with images from the astounding wildfires in California, the biggest of which is consuming homes by the ...

Phillip Chance, Riverton
Aug 1, 2018

Editor: Please mark me down as someone who thinks the "controversy" about the new University of Wyoming slogan "The World Needs More Cowboys" is ridiculous. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2018

Applications for an open spot representing Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council are due by noon this Wednesday, Aug. 1. Holly Jibben vacated the seat earlier ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2018

The first go of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton offered a little bit of everything that a rodeo fan could want. Defending ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 31, 2018

A cooler fair This has been a hot summer compared to most, but we are getting lucky with a cooler stretch of weather during Fremont County Fair ...

Greg Triever, Riverton
Jul 31, 2018

Editor: The letters about Boys' State have been veery interesting. I applied to it and did not get it, but my good friend from high school attended out of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has approved a budget for the coming school year -- and the district will have a look at building a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018

Road construction in Riverton is causing delays for local ambulance crews according to the newest report from Diane Lane, interim director for Guardian EMS, ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018

The story could have been told in a song by Marty Robbins, George Strait or Garth Brooks -- an Idaho cowboy on a borrowed horse winning the all-around at a ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018

Riverton came within a single run of a perfect weekend at the district American Legion A baseball tournament Thursday and Friday in Cowley. After a ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 29, 2018

You're attendance at the Fremont County Fair is not mandatory. But it is highly recommended. The fair, which continues through Saturday, is many things at ...

By Randy Tucker
Jul 29, 2018

I walked into her classroom on the second floor of the old Shoshoni High School and said, "A quivering bowl of estrogen?" "You read it," she replied ...


Tom Glause, Wyo. Department of Insurance, Cheyenne
Jul 29, 2018

Editor: As your Wyoming Department of Insurance Commissioner, I am warning Wyomingites of an insurance fraud scam involving individuals posing as ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2018

Fremont County residents gave input about the future of airline travel in the state during a meeting of the Wyoming Commercial Air Service Improvement Council ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2018

The Northern Arapaho Tribe and Wind River Casino have spent about $1 million over the past 10 years on their annual youth celebration and backpack giveaway for ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2018

A four-run rally in the last inning fell just short in a season ending 8-6 loss to Gillette for the Riverton Raiders B team at the state tournament in ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2018

The Riverton Raiders season came down to a Friday afternoon game against Powell after a Thursday split in the opening round of the American Legion A district ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jul 27, 2018

Where does Taylor Haynes "reside," anyway? The question has inserted a dramatic element into the primary election for governor in Wyoming. The answer to it ...


By Robert H. Peck
Jul 27, 2018

Having a free week or two before my teaching semester begins anew at the University of Iowa, I decided to take on learning a new language. No, not Spanish or ...

Larry Ranza, Riverton
Jul 27, 2018

Editor: This year when the fair starts, I hope people understand that the place where the public is supposed to park at the fairgrounds is over to the south ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 26, 2018

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has authorized the sale of the school's former Lander Center. Wyoming Catholic College had been leasing the ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 26, 2018

With a primary election coming up next month, organizers say this year's Twilight Fair Parade will be a little bigger than usual. "We'll have a good, full ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 26, 2018

Wednesday's 4 a.m. fire on Little Valley Court devoured the Bunk's BBQ food trailer and two smokers - but did not destroy Bunk's, the catering business ...

From staff reports
Jul 26, 2018

No mosquito pools in Fremont County have tested positive for West Nile virus yet this year, but the species that carries the disease - culex tarsalis - has ...


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