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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

The Riverton City Council has approved three new appointments to the municipal planning commission. Robert Scheidemantel, Kyle Lehto and Julie Watts are the ...

From staff reports
Jun 13, 2018

The Cody Cubs remained unbeaten in Class A American Legion baseball after winning a 6-2 defensive tilt Tuesday evening in Park County over the visiting ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 13, 2018

For a while this summer, the Wolverine Field sports venue is going to be a construction site. No it won't be on the scale of the massive North Federal rebuild ...


Janet Tumulty, Riverton
Jun 13, 2018

Editor: Thank you for recognizing and drawing attention to the fine quality of Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. I must say, however, that on Memorial Day ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

Part 3 of 3 Embroiled in a federal investigation regarding millions of dollars in appropriated funding that is not accounted for, the actions of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

County commissioners across have new budgetary powers this year, meaning they now have veto power over special taxation districts that are funded by mills ...


From staff reports
Jun 7, 2018

A multi-agency seatbelt enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County led to arrest of seven drunken drivers and the same number of ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 7, 2018

Anyone in Wyoming who saw the pictures of the tornado devastation in Gillette in recent days surely must be shocked. Houses flattened by tornadoes? In ...

by Betty Starks Case
Jun 7, 2018

Summer reunions come in all shapes and sizes. Some families, by the time their ties have been reduced to cousins, just give up and lose contact with one ...


Eddie Amend and Bill Bowlsby, Riverton
Jun 7, 2018

Editor: To Mr. Anonymous, just a note to say thank you for your purchase of our breakfasts at the restaurant the morning ofMemorial Day. Because you are ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2018

After a decade of work and renovation, nearly all of the historic Carissa Mine and Mill site's early 20th-century equipment is up and running in time for South ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2018

Wyoming's sage grouse plan is one of the shining examples of what can be done when government, industry and private interest all come together to compromise ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2018

Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, discussed three strategies for increasing state revenues after this year's budget session in Cheyenne. One solution is to ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2018

The average human male weights 195 pounds. The Caterpillar 793D dump truck weighs in at 846,021. An average person can bench press a max of about 130 ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 6, 2018

Sudden season Suddenly, it doesn't feel like spring anymore. The change isn't precisely definable. It might not be describable in a way everyone would ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 6, 2018

Drive through just about any town in Wyoming right now, and you'll see something similar. It might be described as the sense that many of Wyoming's towns are ...

Craig Lassen, Riverton
Jun 6, 2018

Editor: I do not like paying $3 for a gallon gasoline any more than the person in line at the gas pump behind me, but I also remember how we were thriving the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2018

Part 2 of 3 The tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation are under investigation from the U.S. Department of the Interior for failure to account ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2018

The Fremont County School District 25 school board approved on Tuesday a $928,248 bid to have Hellas Construction rebuild Riverton's track and field. The ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 5, 2018

The Riverton Raiders had a good weekend in the annual tournament they host. Good, but not quite perfect. After pulverizing two preliminary opponents Friday ...

By Randy Tucker
Jun 5, 2018

I'll begin this saga with a text wife Sue received from Amtrak at 1:47 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday. We were standing in line at the National Archives in ...


Ron Laird, Casper
Jun 5, 2018

Editor: As commissioner of the Wyoming High School Activities Association, I know one of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 3, 2018

Part 1 of 3 A failure of oversight by the Bureau of Indian Affairs allowed the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to misuse $6.2 million in ...

From staff reports
Jun 3, 2018

The final two days of the primary election filing period saw a flurry of candidates declare for offices around the county and the state, adding competition to ...


From wire reports
Jun 3, 2018

GILLETTE (WNE) -- A Gillette man who is serving life in prison for first-degree murder is appealing his ruling because of what his attorneys believe to be ...

From staff reports
Jun 3, 2018

Central Wyoming College dean of students Steve Barlow received the Jackie Freeze Award for Outstanding Commitment to Student Success during the Wyoming Student ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 3, 2018

It has become commonplace for public-notice advertising in Wyoming newspapers to come under threat from public officials who would rather not have to publish ...


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