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

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2018

An overflow crowd estimated at 225 people filled the Central Wyoming College Little Theater Monday evening in the latest public gathering of the Save Our ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 29, 2018

We have made a change in our opinion page.It has to do with something we are ending rather than something we are starting. We are discontinuing our ...

Ken Fendrill, Riverton
Aug 29, 2018

Editor: Thinking back to the Fremont County Fair, I wonder why they feel they have to have a big show in the rodeo arena every night if they are not all going ...


From staff reports
Aug 28, 2018

Wyoming has its first confirmed West Nile virus case of 2018. And it's in Fremont County. The Wyoming Department of Health confirmed Monday that the cases ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 28, 2018

Labor Day First, a bit of holiday housekeeping. The Ranger offices at 421 East Main in downtown Riverton will be closed next Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of ...

Carl Dercker, Riverton
Aug 28, 2018

Editor: I am pleased with the outcome of the primary election in regard to opening the Riverton office for county government services again. Both Majdic and ...


From staff reports
Aug 26, 2018

Former Fremont County Com-missioner Doug Thompson is running for a seat on the Lander school board. He filed Thursday for one of four open seats on the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 26, 2018

An intense, tightly paced two days of volleyball at Wolverine Gym and Riverton Middle School highlighted the 2018 Riverton Invitational. The host Wolverines ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 26, 2018

The Douglas Bearcats, Big Piney Punchers and Pinedale Wranglers converged on Bill Bush Field in Lander for a football jamboree last Friday. The pairing of two ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 26, 2018

It was a perfect afternoon in Hot Springs County for an exhibition "zero week" scrimmage between Class 2-A Thermopolis and 1-A Wind River and Shoshoni. The ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 26, 2018

A typical post-mortem activity for any losing political campaign is a long round of soul-searching about what went wrong. No doubt that is exactly what is ...

By Randy Tucker
Aug 26, 2018

The voicemail from my friend Mike Donaldson, who is also the director at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center, sums up last Thursday afternoon. "I'm ...


Brenda Helms, Lander
Aug 26, 2018

Editor: Mr. Tucker and Mr. Peck both have written about the presence of "big money" in our state elections, the governor's primary race being the big one in ...

From staff reports
Aug 24, 2018

The race for Mayor of Riverton now might may be contested due to the success of a write-in campaign. Two incumbent council members also could face write-in ...

From staff reports
Aug 24, 2018

Mosquitoes in Lander tested positive for West Nile virus again last week, and this time officials said the numbers were "particularly high." According to the ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 24, 2018

Numbers are up and so is the attitude at St. Stephen's this fall. Billy Brost and Dee Harrison have 28 boys out for football and the Eagles are primed to make ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 24, 2018

100 percent GOP If you are a Democrat looking for votes in Fremont County, don't count on any support in Lysite. The small precinct in eastern Fremont County ...

By Steve Peck
Aug 24, 2018

In three-plus decades of daring to put election predictions in print, I've had better results than I had this week, and I've had worse. Here's a post-mortem on ...


John Frates, Brule, Nebraska
Aug 24, 2018

Editor: My wife and l, plus two of our grandchildren, just returned from a four-day trip to Lander over the Fourth of July. This isn't my first trip to Lander ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 23, 2018

Deaths resulting from motor vehicle incidents in Fremont County is down "tremendously" this year, according to a mid-year report from Fremont County Coroner ...

From staff reports
Aug 23, 2018

A Riverton man is running as a Libertarian to represent Wyoming in the United States House of Representatives. Richard Brubaker filed Aug. 20 for the seat. ...


By Emily Mieure, Wyoming News Exchange, with staff reports
Aug 23, 2018

Working in his capacity as a special prosecutor reviewing a citizen's arrest case for Teton County, Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun says he won't file ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 23, 2018

Football season is here for the Riverton Wolverines, with 81 boys practicing on the newly resurfaced Wolverine Field. RHS plays its "week zero" exhibition ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 23, 2018

The first competition of the CWC cross country season is this Friday, Aug. 24, with a dual in Valentine, Nebraska, against Southeast Nebraska ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 23, 2018

- Shoshoni could claim to be the political hotbed of Fremont County, at least judging by the primary election candidates on Tuesday. In a town of about 600 ...

By Clair McFarland
Aug 23, 2018

After eight years of dating, my brother Seth finally married his longtime girlfriend, Jess, last Saturday. Our four sons had never been to a wedding before, ...

Ron Phillips, Riverton  
Aug 23, 2018

Editor: Riverton needs a fully operational hospital. A couple of months ago I read a news article that said Riverton Hospital would be taking a mandatory ...


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