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

By Randy Tucker
Feb 5, 2019

As of next month the Wyoming state high school basketball tournament will have been played in Casper for 36 straight years, perhaps with one or two ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 5, 2019

The Wind River Cougars kept their names in the conversation for the upcoming state high school basketball tournament with a weekend split on the road in ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 5, 2019

The Wind River Lady Cougars rolled over Glenrock 57-23 and, in what may be a forerunner of an opening-round contest at the state tournament, let Class 2-A East ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 5, 2019

Tuesday notes Halfway done It's still too early in the year to get particularly excited about springtime. Winter, as marked on the calendar and defined by ...

Kurt Soltway
Feb 5, 2019

Editor: It must get tiresome when the hospital project organizers have to explain everything from the beginning every time there is a new meeting. I am ...

From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

Fremont County's unemployment rate is a full half-point lower than it was a year ago, but that improvement comes with a smaller work force and hundreds fewer ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

A report to the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees celebrates the academic achievements of the school's athletic teams. Overall, CWC's athletic teams ...

From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

A $1.15 million erosion repair project is scheduled to begin Monday adjacent to the Wind River bridge west of Riverton on U.S. Highway 26. "The purpose of ...

From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days is back for 2019. The annual series of workshops, classes and guest presentations runs Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 6-7, in ...


From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

The University of Wyoming lists 40 students from Fremont County on the 2018 fall semester President's Honor Roll. The President's Honor Roll consists of ...

From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

A new documentary featuring members of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes debuted last week. The film, titled "Good Medicine," shows the ...

From staff reports
Feb 3, 2019

The February schedule of events and services for veterans and their families at the Soldier's House in Riverton has been set. On Monday Feb. 4, free ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

A shockwave just went through the Class 2-A ranks of boys basketball after Wyoming Indian toyed with the two best teams in the Class 2-A Northwest. Friday at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

With three games remaining in the regular season there is no doubt that Wyoming Indian is the class of Class 2-A girls baksetball. The Lady Chiefs faced the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

It was as cold in the opening minutes Thursday night as the icy, Lander Valley High School parking lot outside Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse. The Lander ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

The Class 3-A West boys conference swim meet brought six roaring teams together to rattle the Riverton Aquatic Center with cheers Friday and Saturday. Lander ...

By Steve Peck
Feb 3, 2019

The results of a Friday-Saturday road trip for the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams were identical in the win-loss column. Both teams scored ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 3, 2019

After an exciting two-point win over Worland to move into first place in the Class 3-A Northwest quadrant with a 3-0 league record, the Lander Lady Tigers ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 3, 2019

What makes a holiday a holiday? Super Bowl Sunday has all the ingredients. It's a day off work, a day for leisure, for fellowship, for family, for ...

By Randy Tucker
Feb 3, 2019

It's called the cascade effect. You start with a specific goal in mind, and, suddenly, other issues start springing up like mushrooms. We built a second house ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2019

Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun says he will make a statement "in the next week or so" regarding the fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2019

A bill moving through the Wyoming Legislature sponsored by Fremont County lawmakers would create official procedures for dealing with archaeological human ...

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

The Wind River Basin is one of the few drainages in Wyoming this week showing decreased snowpack compared to last week. New data from the Natural Resource ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2019

No one was injured but five people - including four children - were displaced Wednesday morning after a house fire in the 300 block of 17 Mile Road in Arapaho. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2019

City officials recently visited the scene of the fatal officer-involved shooting that took place this month in Riverton. Mayor Rich Gard said he wanted to ...

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

Births HUBBARD A son was born to Kalisa N. Hubbard and Xavier R. Hubbard of Riverton at 11:11 p.m. January 29, 2019 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He ...

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

The Book Face photo contest at the Riverton Branch Library starts Friday, Feb. 1, with final pictures due by Friday, Feb. 15. Then, from Feb. 15-28, contest ...


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