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

From staff reports
Aug 7, 2018

Candidates for non-partisan, non-municipal offices to be voted on in the General Election on Nov. 6 will begin filing with the Fremont County Clerk on ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 7, 2018

California sky "Areas of smoke," say the weather forecasters in predicting conditions for the week ahead. The meteorologists aren't kidding. While wildfire ...

Billie Davidova, Riverton
Aug 7, 2018

Editor: Why does the county fair parade have to be a 6 o'clock at night? It was much better when it was in the morning, which was the case the entire 20th ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

If a skilled nursing home for Wyoming veterans is built in Riverton, it will be located on land currently owned by the Reach Foundation directly north of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

If he is elected as Fremont County Treasurer this fall, Jim Anderson believes he will be able to reopen the Fremont County Clerk's Office in Riverton by the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

The quest for a state championship came to an end early Friday afternoon in Torrington for the Riverton Raiders in a 6-2 loss to the Douglas Cats in an ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 5, 2018

Decades after it last happened, the state of Wyoming is going to sanction, license and allow a hunting season for grizzly bears. It will not be without ...

By Randy Tucker
Aug 5, 2018

A hot wind blew out of the north as I stopped to photograph the crumbling remains of a once-vibrant downtown business district. It could have been right out of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 3, 2018

Tom Majdic of Lander calls last year's conflict between Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harns-berger and the Fremont County Commission over employee bonuses ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 3, 2018

A pair of five-run innings by the top-seeded Cody Cubs was the difference in a state American Legion A semifinal game decided by the 10-run rule for the ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 3, 2018

In older election times, a common presence was the "single-issue candidate." Some ballots had dozens of them. The single-issue candidate was running for office ...

By Robert H. Peck
Aug 3, 2018

Part 2 I got my javascript bot slowly rebuilt in a new, better way over a period of days. At first it still couldn't do more than ping / pong, but with ...


Braydon Kenfuss, Riverton
Aug 3, 2018

Editor: I liked the Fremont County Fair parade. I am going to start the third grade. My favorite in the parade were the fire engines. I would like to ride ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 2, 2018

The Ranchers Rodeo at the Fremont County Fair celebrated its 10th anniversary Wednesday night. It's is one of the favorite evening events at the fair --and ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 2, 2018

The West rolled over the East as the Wyoming State Legion A tournament opened Wednesday in Torrington. The Riverton Raiders put together bookend six-run ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 2, 2018

For years there was a standard line of conversation whenever the topic of customer parking came up in Riverton. Recently, some of that old thinking has been ...

By Betty Starks Case
Aug 2, 2018

The window beside my desk here at Homestead reveals a gnarled old tree in the far corner of the lawn. Beside that tree stands a genuine early day sheep wagon ...

Ron Howard, Riverton
Aug 2, 2018

Editor: In this day and age of ultra-patriotism, we see the American flag pretty much everywhere - on shirts, thongs, napkins, hats, trucks, chewing tobacco ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2018

After concern about finding a suitable candidate at such a late date, the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has offered a contract to a band ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2018

The final day of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fair featured a strong showing by local cowboys. John Henry Franzen of Riverton placed second in ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 1, 2018

Followers of national news are being shocked daily with images from the astounding wildfires in California, the biggest of which is consuming homes by the ...


Phillip Chance, Riverton
Aug 1, 2018

Editor: Please mark me down as someone who thinks the "controversy" about the new University of Wyoming slogan "The World Needs More Cowboys" is ridiculous. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2018

Applications for an open spot representing Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council are due by noon this Wednesday, Aug. 1. Holly Jibben vacated the seat earlier ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2018

The first go of the PRCA Ram Rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton offered a little bit of everything that a rodeo fan could want. Defending ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jul 31, 2018

A cooler fair This has been a hot summer compared to most, but we are getting lucky with a cooler stretch of weather during Fremont County Fair ...

Greg Triever, Riverton
Jul 31, 2018

Editor: The letters about Boys' State have been veery interesting. I applied to it and did not get it, but my good friend from high school attended out of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has approved a budget for the coming school year -- and the district will have a look at building a ...


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