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

Staff reports
Apr 12, 2019

The Central Wyoming College Rustler Rodeo Team traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado, for the Skyline Stampede Rodeo hosted Saturday and Sunday by Colorado ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 12, 2019

"The reader of poetry is a kind of pilgrim setting out," wrote the poet and author Edward Hirsch. "To read a poem is to depart from the familiar, to leave all ...

Robert H. Peck
Apr 12, 2019

Again and again I've heard the phrase "you don't want to know how the sausage is made" or some variation of that. It has a metaphorical meaning, of course: ...


Staff reports
Apr 11, 2019

The calendar says spring, but Riverton Valley residents might be having their doubts. The two-day snow and rainstorm in Fremont County finally eased Wednesday. ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

A residential street in Riverton that has become a safety hazard for residents is set to receive temporary repairs this year, with a more substantial ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

Property damage was extensive Wednesday morning when fire engulfed a large metal shed at 202 North 2nd West in Riverton. The Riverton Volunteer Fire ...


Mark Davis, Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 11, 2019

As a motion was made to approve the Wyoming Game and Fish Department budget, commission vice president Pete Dube interjected. Something was weighing on his ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

The Time's A-Wastin' big band jazz ensemble presents its night of jazz at 7 p.m. this Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck ...

Staff reports
Apr 11, 2019

Births MENZIES A son was born to Chantel and Michael Menzies of Riverton at 8:02 a.m. April 2, 2019, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He weighed 8 ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

The Kinnear Store has changed hands. The shop in the with the Lincoln-log fašade in the crossroads community about 20 miles west of Riverton was built in ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

Wind River High School opened in 1969 with the combining of Morton and Pavillion into one school district. In the ensuing half century of Cougar athletics, ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2019

Wind River High School track athletes came away from the Burlington Invitational with a pair of third-place team finishes, a pair of championship relays, and ...


Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 11, 2019

The Fremont County Coroner's inquest Friday into theJan. 10shooting by law-enforcement officers of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton was an unusual and interesting ...

Betty Starks Case
Apr 11, 2019

You are probably aware that the English language is a living growing thing. But did you ever notice that words have wings? That's why I believe our chosen ...

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi
Apr 11, 2019

Editor: This is an open letter to Wyoming seniors and their loved ones. Earlier this month, I received a message on my home answering machine in Gillette. ...


By Katie Roenigk and Randy Tucker, Staff Writers
Apr 10, 2019

The only eye-witness to testify during Friday's coroner inquest into the officer-involved shooting death of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton didn't actually see ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2019

True crime author and Casper native Ron Franscell has just published "Alice & Gerald: a Homicidal Love Story," his exhaustive biographical work on convicted ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2019

The Riverton High School varsity boys soccer team brought a blustery win to the Lander Valley High School pitch Tuesday night, with Riverton casting a 4-1 ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2019

Near-perfect weather conditions led to impressive performances at the Riverton Middle School Invitational track meet Saturday. Lander Middle School athletes ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2019

The Riverton High School varsity girls soccer team went to a damp Lander pitch Tuesday afternoon to face the Lander Valley High School girls for the first time ...

By Steven R. Peck
Apr 10, 2019

What's behind the city of Riverton's decision to put mouthwash, hand sanitizer and other alcohol-based consumer products on a watch list for alcohol abuse? ...


Joan Fitzmorris, Riverton
Apr 10, 2019

Editor: I was up on the college campus at CWC buying a souvenir at the book store, and IR00;saw three young people I think were high school students looking ...

By Randy Tucker and Katie Roenigk, staff writers
Apr 9, 2019

The federal officers involved in the Jan. 10 shooting death of Nicholas Garcia of Riverton "responded within the bounds of their training and followed their ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department was called to 518 East Park Avenue at 11:54 on Friday, to respond to a structure fire that destroyed the homeowner's ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

Another spring storm is hitting the Wind River Basin with heavy, wet snow this week. Forecasters say the system could drop up to 4 inches in Riverton and 7 ...

From staff reports
Apr 9, 2019

Deaths DAILEY Dee Lynn Dailey, 54, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2019

The Riverton High School girls soccer team bowled over the Torrington defense on Friday, posting a 3-0 road win over the Class 3-A east Torrington team. RHS ...


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