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

By Randy Tucker
Jun 3, 2018

Not many people would look to a quote from the silly comedy movie "Happy Gilmore" for political advice, but I find the present insanity perfectly reflected in ...

From staff reports
Jun 1, 2018

If Travis Becker, who chairs the Fremont County Commission, is to be re-elected this fall, he'll have to work for it. Ron Fabrizius, a lifelong resident of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 1, 2018

A $50,000 planning grant the Wyoming Business Council approved May 24 will help the City of Riverton develop a strategic plan for economic development. The ...


From staff reports
Jun 1, 2018

The effects of the lingering recession are reflected in the new Fremont County unemployment report. On the plus side, the county's unemployment improved in ...

By Michael Iliano, Wyoming News Exchange
Jun 1, 2018

SHERIDAN-- Members of Wyoming's congressional delegation are lending their support to a fight against tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint that newspaper ...

By Jeff Victor, Laramie Boomerang
Jun 1, 2018

LARAMIE -- Just more than half of the University of Wyoming's $400 million annual budget comes in the form of a state block grant -- money allocated by the ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 1, 2018

Put away the metal bats this weekend at Roy Peck Field. The Riverton Raiders are hosting the 2018 Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat Tournament Friday through ...

 
By Steven R. Peck
Jun 1, 2018

There is a lot of talk on the national news and commentary front in recent weeks about 1968. Putting it mildly, it was a tumultuous year in American history, ...

By Robert H. Peck
Jun 1, 2018

I'm sorry to say that vegetarianism has driven me to start eating stupid things. Wake up. Go for a run. What's breakfast? Well, you want some protein, but ...


Joe Cassinat, Riverton
Jun 1, 2018

Editor: Dear cast and company of "Fiddler on the Roof," Your rendition of "Fiddler on the Roof" was outstanding. Congratulations and thanks to the students ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 31, 2018

Community leaders in Fremont County gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate a "land dedication" at 304 acres set to become the Eastern Shoshone Business Park ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 31, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners plan to set up a contract with a state nonprofit aimed a preventing suicide and abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other controlled ...


By Elise Schmelzer, Wyoming News Exchange
May 31, 2018

Early spring wind whips through broken windows on Shoshoni's Main Street, pushing tumbleweeds into abandoned buildings and pulling at loose tin on their ...

By Mike Koshmrl, Jackson Hole News & Guide
May 31, 2018

JACKSON -- A new culprit is under suspicion in the unsolved case of who "stocked" Yellowstone Lake with nonnative trout, an ecological disaster now costing the ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 31, 2018

With a day left in the primary election filing period, there's plenty of room for more. Might as well fill up the ballot. Elections are only as good as their ...


By Clair McFarland
May 31, 2018

In cosmology, the white hole is poorly named. A white hole in space is, in theory, the opposite of a black hole. Experts define black holes as points of ...

From staff reports
May 30, 2018

From staff reports Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger announced Wednesday that he will seek the Republican nomination for County Commission ...

By Joy Ufford, Wyoming News Exchange
May 30, 2018

After two years of immersing themselves in deliberations for the future of Sublette County's three wilderness study areas, the local committee for the Wyoming ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 30, 2018

In September 2017, the Fremont County Commission ordered the owners of 3 Spear Ranch in Dubois to stop blocking Little Warm Springs Road, a public road the ...

From wire reports
May 30, 2018

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Cheyenne City Council has approved spending $600,000 to help land a new airline to bring commercial air service back to the city. The ...

From wire reports
May 30, 2018

LARAMIE (WNE) -- As the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted to approve its fiscal year 2018 budget in June -- the result of two consecutive years of ...


From staff reports
May 30, 2018

Central Wyoming College rodeo has the Central Rocky Mountain Region's champion all-around cowboy, and he'll represent the Rustlers next month at the College ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 30, 2018

Near the top of any ranking of good uses of public money locally is the Mountain View Cemetery District. The evidence of the benefit is on display all year ...

Rusty M. Saltsgaver, Riverton
May 30, 2018

Editor: I read the May 6 Sunday paper, and the article headlined "Talking about tolerance" caught my interest. What I picked up from the article was that the ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 29, 2018

Riverton broke a weather record for the day Sunday, when .79 inch of precipitation fell over the course of 24 hours. The previous record for the day was .13 ...

From staff reports
May 29, 2018

Fremont County Search and Rescue teams completed two successful missions in the Dubois area over the holiday weekend. Medical treatment was required in both ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 29, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have agreed to grant a gradual pay increase for the county government's full-time elected officials. Each county official will ...


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