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Students getting rabies treatment
JACKSON (AP) -- Public health officials are evaluating a group of people as a precaution after being exposed to wild ...

All kinds of cows were on display Friday morning at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo.
The day began with youth beef cattle showmanship, followed by the ...

Case keeps pushing for an increase to wind tax

The Lander legislator has been a leading advocate for raising the rate from $1 per megawatt.

A Thursday discussion about wind energy was only ...

Hazy days

The Wind River Basin got a double dose of smoke this week from fires in other parts of the country.
During the first part of the week, National Weather ...

'Fremont County's Got Talent' Saturday at fair

Entries in any talent category are invited to the free stage at the fairgrounds for the contest, which runs Saturday from noon to 4 ...

Riverton's interim police chief, Eric Murphy, was sworn in Tuesday night as the permanent replacement to Mike Broadhead, who left the Riverton Police ...

Riverton's Brodie Roden and Dalton Baldes were named first-team, while Alex Fabricus was second-team.



Brodie Roden wasn't even in the Riverton ...

Fair memories, a scoop at a time

Saturday brings the Fremont County Fair's annual ice cream making contest, traditionally judged by the staff of this newspaper. I am driving back from Iowa to ...

Today

Births

AMOS
A son was born to Danielle Amos of Lander and Christian Amos of Riverton at 7:34 p.m. Aug. 1, at ...

Conservation district expects to quadruple spending on watershed protection for year

The Popo Agie Conservation District expects it will use $420,000 for watershed protection in 2017, according to district manager Kelsey Beck.
The high ...

Imagine the hours

The exhibits at the county fair are showcases of human effort

If you're looking for a mathematical brain teaser (and who isn't?), this might suffice: ...

Let's work together 'to make our city shine' for solar eclipse visitors

Editor:
Riverton is about to become one of the host cities for hundreds of thousands of people who will come to Wyoming to witness the total eclipse of the ...

Julian Jamius LaJeunesse

Julian Jamius LaJeunesse, 20, died Aug. 1, 2017, following an auto accident. He was born Jan. 2, 1997, in Lander, the son of Julius LaJeunesse and Melanie ...

Catherine Ann "Petie" Brown

Catherine Ann "Petie" Brown made it to the front of the line to the pearly gates. She passed through on July 31, 2017 from Westward Heights Care Center. ...

Today

Births

SPEER
A son was born to Tiyler Speer of Riverton and Joseph Speer of Riverton at 9:39 a.m. Aug. 1 at ...

Ralph Edgar Kniffin Jr.

Ralph Edgar Kniffin Jr. passed away July 25, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 73 years old.
He was born Dec. 12, 1943, in Ft. Washakie, ...

Dawson Lane of Riverton was the reserve champion in hog breeding Wednesday afternoon, showing a Yorkshire/Hampshire cross at the Fremont County ...

Thursday at the fair

18-year-old Tapaynga Hill earned a shiny new belt buckle with the help of her chicken in the senior division of youth poultry showmanship Thursday.
Hill ...

Annual peace march 'brings attention to what needs attention'

Editor:
Our third annual Community Peace March took place July 18 in Riverton.
I wanted to take a moment and thank all those who participated and those who ...

When you speak filth, expect filth

Does it matter how we communicate? Or attempt to communicate?
Do words really have meaning? If not, what are they for?
I just received a new magazine issue ...

 
 

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