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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

Wyoming lawmakers discussed budget amendments Friday to ensure continued funding of the state's Air Service Enhancement Program. The Wyoming Senate approved ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

Fremont County legislators are again working to restore funding for two full-time tribal liaisons in the Wyoming governor's office. So far, all efforts have ...

From the Associated Press
Feb 23, 2018

The Wyoming Republican Party has received eight applications to fill the vacant secretary of state position. The applicants are Pete Illoway of Cheyenne, ...


By Joel Funk, Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 23, 2018

If a constitutional amendment to grant Wyoming lawmakers more room to cut K-12 education were on a ballot today, the House speaker and state superintendent of ...

Photos by Claire Peart
Feb 23, 2018

Rendezvous Elementary School principal Karly Ward, climate supervisor Nicole Schoening and fourth-grader Brylee Styvar had fun dancing to the song 'YMCA' at ...

 
From wire reports
Feb 23, 2018

Lawmakers advance bill on sex abuse education CHEYENNE (AP) -- A proposed bill that would authorize school districts in Wyoming to provide ...


By Kylie Mohr, Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 23, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) -- Lawyers from Wyoming's Legislative Services Office are looking into how schools in the state may be able to obtain a larger part of some ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 23, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) -- Seventy-three bison were illegally set free from Yellowstone National Park's Stephens Creek holding pen facility in the overnight hours ...

From staff reports
Feb 23, 2018

The University of Wyoming High Plains American Indian Research Institute will host community meetings in Fort Washakie and Ethete to introduce two separate but ...


From staff reports
Feb 23, 2018

Births SPOONHUNTER A son was born to Tawny ElkBoy of Riverton and Quavin Spoonhunter of Riverton at 10:18 a.m. ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

It was David and Goliath in opening-round Class 2-A West tournament action at Riverton between long time rivals Shoshoni and Wind River on Thursday. The ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

Peaking at the right time is a key to tournament play. Under head coach Craig Ferris, it looks like the Chiefs just entered another level of play, as ...

 

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

A scrappy Farson-Eden team gave top-seeded St. Stephen's everything they wanted in a 62-54 opening round win for the Lady Eagles at the Class 1-A West regional ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

It was a tough opening draw for the Dubois Lady Rams against a solid Encampment team. In spite of 24 points by Aubry Baker, the Rams fell hard to the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

In the best game of opening-day action in the girls' division, Rocky Mountain rallied late to edge the Wind River Cougars, 46-41, on Thursday in ...

 

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

On paper, it was the best game of the opening round between the second-seeded St. Stephen's Eagles out of the northwest and Encampment, the third seed from the ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 23, 2018

The Class 1-A/2-A West regional tournaments held at Riverton High School, Central Wyoming College and Lander Valley High School are most well-attended and ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 23, 2018

It is a global embarrassment that the United States of America is the runaway world leader in mass shooting deaths. Worse, many of them are perpetrated at ...


By Robert H. Peck
Feb 23, 2018

It's late February. I know it's unseasonably cold in Wyoming. Sorry. I had nothing to do with. Here in Iowa, the ice is thawing, fields are drying out, and ...

Michael Carpagnoli, Riverton
Feb 23, 2018

Editor: Recently I have seen the billboard advertising Central Wyoming College at the Denver airport. I did notice it, but I am from here. Does CWC really ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 22, 2018

The death this month of an American Indian woman involved in a vehicle-pedestrian collision south of Riverton has been ruled an accident by the Fremont County ...


From staff reports
Feb 22, 2018

A Riverton teenager is set to plead guilty to possession of a deadly weapon after taking a baseball bat to another man's head in August. According to witness ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 22, 2018

This legislative session, school districts across Wyoming aren't facing the same type of high-profile cuts they did as a result of last year's "omnibus" K-12 ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 22, 2018

The Fremont County School District 25 school board will decide at an emergency meeting Friday whether to move ahead with an Feb 26 expulsion hearing for three ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 22, 2018

The Wyoming Senate approved a bill on third reading Thursday to study commercial air service improvements in the state, but several legislators expressed ...

 
By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 22, 2018

Fremont County contestants spelled words including "venison," "gourmet" and "encroach" in round two of the 2018 Fremont County Spelling Bee held Wednesday at ...

 
From staff reports
Feb 22, 2018

Births DAVID A baby was born to Cheyenne Longtine of Riverton and Josh David of Riverton at 2:30 a.m. Feb. 20, ...


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