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

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 7, 2019

Fremont County will be well represented at the Wyoming Coaches Foundation All-Star volleyball and basketball games coming on July 20, 2019. Volleyball The ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 7, 2019

Anyone who thought that the crowded field of Republican primary candidates for years ago was a bizarre spectacle must have been flabbergasted by the site of 20 ...

Randy Tucker
Jul 7, 2019

I read the "Lord of the Rings" series for the first time more than four decades ago. I've read it twice since. To me, one phrase stands out in J.R.R. Tolkien's ...


Dolores Denke / Riverton
Jul 7, 2019

Editor: Regarding the editorial on the opioid crisis, my curiosity is whetted. If the opioid thing is a ":crisis," and the alcohol problem is way ahead of ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2019

Riverton city council members have finalized a smaller city budget for fiscal year 2020, which began July 1. Down The budget totals $25.5 million across ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2019

The City of Riverton submitted an answer on Friday to the lawsuit that former city administrator job applicant Dennis Sparks filed against it in early May - to ...


Staff
Jul 5, 2019

Births FARRAR A daughter was born to Mackenzie Dickinson of Riverton and Tyler Farrar of Riverton at 9:28 p.m. June 24, 2019, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Staff reports
Jul 5, 2019

Visit Sinks Canyon State Park on Saturday to learn what pizza, whisperlite camping stoves and NOLS have in common during a Sinks Canyon Summer Speaker Series ...

Staff reports
Jul 5, 2019

Lex Leonhardt graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine with a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree on May 25. While at WVSOM, which is ...


Staff reports
Jul 5, 2019

Sheridan College held its 70th commencement ceremony May 11. Sheridan College students earned more than 450 degrees and certificates this year. "The ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2019

The Riverton Raiders under-17 B team had a big day at the plate Saturday on the way to a 20-9 win over Cody. The younger raiders batted around the order twice ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 5, 2019

The facts, figures, and anecdotes are being collected and discussed about the city of Riverton's first legal-fireworks Fourth of July in decades. Anyone who ...


Robert H. Peck
Jul 5, 2019

On this flag-waving weekend, I ask: What is the USA's signature food? There isn't a lot of debate here. It's apple pie. Maybe some will argue for the hot ...

Deb Fustos / Riverton
Jul 5, 2019

Editor: Sunset Park is a beautiful, lush neighborhood park that is a real asset for Riverton. For the past 42 years my family and friends have enjoyed ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 3, 2019

In Riverton the largest Fourth of July celebration takes place at the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous, which began Wednesday with a parade at 3 p.m. on East Main ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 3, 2019

Fremont County School District No. 25 is halfway through its summer vacation - and more than halfway through its summer repairs. For the break from school, ...

Staff reports
Jul 3, 2019

A fatal collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian this spring in Fremont County has been deemed a homicide. Dawson M. Smith, 34, died as a result of the ...

Staff
Jul 3, 2019

Community calendar Saturday July 6 Gold Rush Days is July 6 and July 7 at South Pass City. Attractions include a vintage baseball tournament, gold ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 3, 2019

Riverton school administrators are planning to cut tennis from the sports roster this fall. Activities director Reggie Miller recommended the move due to a ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 3, 2019

In baseball, one good pitcher can make a huge difference in a double-header. Powell's Colin Queen proved it Tuesday evening in Park County. The Riverton ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 3, 2019

Here is an information tidbit that might catch some people by surprise: The most dangerous month of the year for automobile accidents involving drunk driving ...


Betty Starks Case
Jul 3, 2019

This morning, beginning the column, I thought I had a problem. July 4, my usual publishing day, is a national holiday. Plenty of subject material there. But ...

Daniel Bendtsen / Wyoming News Exchange / with staff reports
Jul 2, 2019

Reports filed with the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office have revealed the Northern Arapaho Tribe as the only funder behind the Wyoming Public Policy Center, ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer Kelli Gard has resigned from the Riverton school board after taking a job as culinary arts instructor at Riverton High ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2019

More lumber mills would help the Wyoming economy, U.S. Forest Service officials have told the Fremont County Commission. At a June commission meeting, forest ...

Staff
Jul 2, 2019

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has opened the remaining, middle portion of the Louis Lake Road, FSR 300, known locally as the ...

Staff
Jul 2, 2019

Deaths ENGAVO Billie Patsy Engavo, 85, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019. At her request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a ...


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