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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 22, 2018

Incumbent Travis Becker of Riverton won the Republican primary race Tuesday in Fremont County Commission District 3. With no Democrats filing for the seat, ...

By Mead Gruver, Associated Press
Aug 22, 2018

President Donald Trump tried his best to appeal to coal country but amid a truckload of bad political news, the top coal-producing state didn't love him ...

From staff reports
Aug 22, 2018

Undersheriff Ryan Lee earned 76 percent of ballots cast Tuesday in the Republican primary race for Fremont County Sheriff, the top law enforcement position in ...


From staff and wire reports
Aug 22, 2018

Republican U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney will face a little-known Democrat from Laramie in her first campaign for re-election. Businessman Greg Hunter beat Laramie ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 22, 2018

Numbers are up in Pavillion and so is the outlook on the upcoming season for the Wind River Cougars. Head coach Mykah Trujillo welcomes a pair of new ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 22, 2018

Takeaways fromTuesday'sprimary election are many and varied, as always: - The first is the clear and resilient strength of Fremont County Commissioner ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2018

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese hopes voter turnout Tuesday at the polls mimics the trend set earlier this year by absentee and early voters. "Early voting ...

From staff reports
Aug 21, 2018

A contest emerged Monday for the three open seats on the Fremont County School District Board of Trustees in Riverton. Paula Brownfield Shankle of Riverton ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2018

A young group of Shoshoni Wranglers takes fotball the field this fall for head coach Tony Truempler. Shoshoni has 23 boys out for football but just four ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2018

Under an arc of lowering skies and a smattering of rain, 40 racers met at the Central Wyoming College Arts Center parking lot to take part in the fourth annual ...

By Randy Tucker
Aug 21, 2018

Sports, ideally, can be a lesson in altruism, a venue to instill the traits we hope our children will carry with them into adulthood. Among the most obvious ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 21, 2018

Ring the bell Mondaywas the start of school for most school districts in Fremont County. Aug. 20 is one of the earliest back-to-school dates in local history ...


By Steve Peck
Aug 21, 2018

After having written a pre-election column every year since 1986, I missed the 2016 general election because I was having a heart attack at the time. I watched ...

Marilu Chapela Duncan, Riverton
Aug 21, 2018

Editor: I urge my fellow Wyomingites to consider carefully the recommendations of our Wyoming U.S. Senator, Mike Enzi, in his letter you published Aug. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018

Ron Fabrizius of Riverton mentioned three issues he would like to address if he is elected this fall to represent Fremont County Com-mission District 3. The ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018

Ernie Schierwagen's garden teems with servants - but not in the way you'd expect. The bees visit the blossoms, from the cucumber to the pear. The ladybugs ...

From staff reports
Aug 19, 2018

Two of the three former members of the Riverton High School wrestling team who were expelled for a hazing incident have pleaded guilty in Natrona County to ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018

Incoming Lander head football coach John Scott has a long and varied career across Wyoming, Colorado and South Dakota. The Kemmerer native arrived on the ...


By Steven R. Peck
Aug 19, 2018

Voter turnout for primary elections always seems to be lower than in general elections. That's a curiosity. Most of the time, the primary election is where ...

By Randy Tucker
Aug 19, 2018

There are a few good things as the end of the summer approaches. Most of us thoroughly enjoy the 11 to 13 weeks between last and first frost that mark the ...

Tracy Wenders, Tempe, Ariz.
Aug 19, 2018

Editor: I don't live in Fremont County anymore, but at my class reunion this summer my husband and I were talking to someone remembering the time a girl we ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 17, 2018

Investigators have confirmed the identity of a Fremont County woman killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash south of Riverton. Officials said Bonnie ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 17, 2018

It's been a good long while since Fremont County voters faced a primary election ballot without Del McOmie's name on it. It's finally going to happen on ...

By Robert H. Peck
Aug 17, 2018

Part 2 I'd programmed an online robot, and it was up and running well. But it had taken over nearly every moment of my free time. When I woke up, I'd begin ...


Mike Bailey, Riverton
Aug 17, 2018

Editor: Dear friends and neighbors, As you already know, there has been a lot of discussion about the status of the hospital and health care in general. This ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2018

A capacity crowd gathered in the Riverton Branch Library Meeting room Wednesday evening to listen to presentations by members of the new Citizens to Save Our ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2018

A local resident has approached the Riverton City Council this week with a concern about drunken and disorderly conduct at City Park. Debbie Anderson lives in ...


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