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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018

The Riverton City Council has decided not to pass a new ordinance barring "habitually intoxicated persons" from purchasing alcohol in city limits. The council ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018

In conjunction with Computer Science Education Week, Shoshoni schools hosted an interactive technology exhibit Monday in the Shoshoni K-12 commons room. ...

From staff reports
Dec 6, 2018

Corrections Wednesday's page one story "Dog park planned near Riverwalk" should have identified Rotary Club president ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018

The Wind River Cougars have been the most successful boys basketball program in Fremont County since 2014, with four straight state-championship game ...

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer,
Dec 6, 2018

The Wind River girls were the surprise of Class 2-A West basketball last season with a return after a long hiatus to the state tournament. Head coach Charles ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018

With just 11 boys on the roster, the gym is a little empty at Shoshoni High School this season. Head coach Brady Slack enters his sixth year at the Wrangler ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018

A challenging mix of 17 girls should keep things interesting for Shoshoni head coach Max Mills this season. The Lady Wranglers have a wide mix of freshman ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 6, 2018

Considerable buzz has been generated in recent days as the exploratory Save Our Riverton Hospital committee takes the step (including changing its name) to a ...

Ron Howard, Riverton
Dec 6, 2018

Editor: I would like to respond to R.D. Bennett's letter regarding the Christmas spirit. While I agree with Mr. Bennett's assertion that Christmas "stuff" ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2018

Local veterans are looking to display a static UH-1 helicopter at a municipal park in Riverton. Representatives from Veterans Hall asked the Riverton City ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2018

A new dog park is in the works in Riverton. The local Rotary club began work on the project about a year ago, according to organization president Cathy Kline, ...

From staff reports
Dec 5, 2018

Births HERMANN A daughter was born to Selena Hernandez of Riverton and Jessy Hermann of Riverton at 8:18 p.m. ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 5, 2018

Rejoining the ranks of Class 4-A basketball after two seasons in Class 3-A, the Riverton Wolverines are hosting the 12-team Bill Strannigan East-West ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2018

The Wyoming Indian High School girls have been one of the top programs in the state regardless of classification for a very long time. Head coach Aleta Moss ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2018

The gym is full at Wyoming Indian High School, with 35 boys on the basketball roster. Chiefs head coach Craig Ferris has a lot of returning experience this ...


Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 5, 2018

For hour after hour on Tuesday, starting in the morning and continuing past midnight, the television cameras of the C-SPAN channel showed one thing and one ...

Joseph B. Auer, Riverton
Dec 5, 2018

Editor: The attempt to pass the "habitual drinking" ordinance is typical of small, ignorant government. I am not a fan of everything the ACLU does, but I am ...

From staff reports
Dec 4, 2018

The President of the United States has ordered all federal executive departments, independent organizations, and other agencies of the federal government to be ...


From staff reports
Dec 4, 2018

A Colorado man has been sentenced in federal court to almost five years in prison after being arrested in Lander for being a felon and unlawful user of a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2018

Man killed in No. 9 crash had .294 blood- alcohol content with cannabis also detected By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer The man who died this month in a ...

From staff reports
Dec 4, 2018

Deaths HOYT -JoAnne "Tookie" Hoyt, 84, of Lander, passed away Nov. 30, 2018. A graveside service will be ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2018

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer It was a study in fast-break basketball Saturday for the Central Wyoming College women in a 96-62 blowout of the Colorado ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 4, 2018

The sun slowly faded. Traveling at more 500 miles per hour can slow a sunset substantially if you're flying west, and I was. It was cloudy from Pennsylvania ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 4, 2018

Winter's month 2018's final month has arrived. It's December - the month of the coldest average temperatures, the month of the scarcest daylight, the ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2018

Sugar beet tonnage totals are not complete yet, but a late winter in Big Horn County and a couple of devastating hail storms in the early summer in Fremont ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2018

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has offered to extend president Brad Tyndall's contract through June 30, 2022. The offer was made during a ...

From staff reports
Nov 30, 2018

Community Calendar Saturday, December 1 A nativity walk will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Presbyterian ...


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