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

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 19, 2018

Flood stage No sooner had we run a front-page story on Sunday reporting that the risk for flooding in the Wind River Basin most likely was over, a new ...

Barb Fothergill, Riverton
Jun 19, 2018

Editor: Betty Starks Case wrote about her family's "old beer box" full of mementoes and family heirlooms that they had seen for many years. In mu family it ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

Community members have urged the Fremont County School District 25 school board to hire a full-time replacement for Riverton High School band director Aric ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

After five months of legal delays, the expulsion hearings for all three former Riverton High School wrestlers accused of hazing is set for June 29. Fremont ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

The 2018 snowmelt runoff season is likely to end without significant flooding in Fremont County, hydrologist Jim Fahey predicts. "What saved us on this ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

It was a long season of high school rodeo, with 21 regular-season qualifying events and the state finals in Rock Springs. The top four placers in the 12 ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jun 17, 2018

Riverton got two wins to open play at the Green River Invitational baseball tournament, which brings American Legion teams from three states to Sweetwater ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 17, 2018

When you were a kid, did you know what your dad did for a living? Once upon a time a teen-age "job shadow" visitor to the newspaper office didn't know what ...

By Randy Tucker
Jun 17, 2018

It's Fathers Day again, a celebration that urban legend has beginning in the Spokane, Washington in 1910. Mothers Day has a much clearer history dating back ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 15, 2018

No additional money was needed to close out the city of Riverton's budget for fiscal year 2017-2018. City staff did request approval of line item transfers, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 15, 2018

Randy Pickering was sentenced to 20-30 years imprisonment Thursday after a jury convicted him of three counts of attempted murder in the second ...

From staff reports
Jun 15, 2018

More than 50 students from Riverton Middle School earned perfect grade point averages in the last quarter of the 2017-18 academic year. Students who earned a ...


From staff reports
Jun 15, 2018

The Riverton Raiders might be on a four-game losing streak, but their manager thinks the experience his team is gaining is worth what he thinks will be a ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 15, 2018

In the days after the primary election ballot take shape, things about the coming primary campaign begin to emerge that gives the race he trace its distinctive ...

By Robert H. Peck
Jun 15, 2018

How well do you know your friends? Try this: ask them which starchy food they'd eliminate from existence if they had to pick one of the following: - ...


Matthew Kilduff, Riverton
Jun 15, 2018

Editor: The school district in Riverton is apologizing for letting school kids have drink9ing glasses with the casino name on them. Yet in the school ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

Lynn Tendore was sentenced Thursday morning to five to 12 years of imprisonment after a second aggravated robbery of a convenience store. However, judge ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

SageWest Health Care no longer plans to reopen the obstetrics unit at its Riverton hospital, CEO Alan Daugherty said Tuesday. "There's no way I can do it on a ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

No one was seriously injured in a fire Wednesday evening at a home in the 200 block of West Washington Avenue in Riverton. The incident initially was ...

From staff reports
Jun 14, 2018

Central Wyoming College cowboy Thomas Davis is off to a good start at the College National Finals rodeo in Casper. He's placed in the top five in two of his ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 14, 2018

Nobody likes a losing streak, but Riverton Raiders manager Troy Brown says his team's four-game skid isn't a disaster. Riverton lost two games in Cody early ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 14, 2018

It's Flag Day in our country, and Riverton's "Avenue of Flags" looked great in the June sunlight Thursday morning. Local veterans coordinate the placement of ...

By Clair McFarland
Jun 14, 2018

Ten years ago, I lived in Grand Junction, Colorado. I could just say I lived anywhere but here, because that was my real goal: Siberia would have been just ...

Gerald Hamanski, Riverton
Jun 14, 2018

Editor: Here is my comment on the issue of high school kids playing once sport exclusively and not playing the others, as it was raised by Ron Laird of the ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 13, 2018

Replacement of the artificial grass surface at Wolverine Field in Riverton has begun, with workers stripping the 10-year-old material off the football/soccer ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

Jody Ray was appointed Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Fremont County School District 25 school board in Riverton. Dean Peranteaux, who also previously ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

After a year away, the Fremont County Commissioners now plan to rejoin the Fremont County Association of Governments. FCAG is a nonprofit organization that ...


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