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Joseph Brandenburg, Lander
Sep 24, 2017

Editor: Would we really rather have our schools go to seed than spend some of the big state savings to help them out? What is the money for if not to help ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Riverton High School's FFA group earned soaring praise from the district's school board for its efforts to aid Houston's recovery of Hurricane ...

From staff reports
Sep 22, 2017

The Wyoming State Bar announced this week that James Whiting, an attorney from Lander, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

The City of Riverton said goodbye to two long-time employees this month: community development director Sandy Luers and sanitation operator Jim Watterson. ...

From staff reports
Sep 22, 2017

Births TROSPER A daughter was born to Ashten Whiteplume of Lander at 6:24 p.m. Sept. 19 at SageWest Health Care ...

Todd Fornstrom, Pine Bluffs
Sep 22, 2017

Editor: "Wyoming Needs Agriculture" Day is coming to the University of Wyoming Cowboy Football game Saturday, Sept. 23, and the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation ...


By Sunny Jensen, For The Ranger
Sep 22, 2017

God answers all prayers. Sometimes he says "Yes," sometimes he says "No," and sometimes he says "You've got to be kidding!" Prayer is an amazing privilege God ...

From staff reports
Sep 21, 2017

Deaths SMITH Michael Dale Smith, 73, passed away Sept. 19, 2017. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

When Riverton's airport board tried to convince the airport's Hertz dealer to be open on Saturdays, the board members didn't know that request would lead them ...


From staff reports
Sep 21, 2017

To stay competitive, retail businesses must learn to survive in an ever-shifting economic climate. A Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar called ...

Barnard Fischer, Riverton
Sep 21, 2017

Editor: You are right in that Wyoming people worked hard to come up with a decent plan to manage the sage grouse. It should be left right where it is. It's ...

From staff reports
Sep 20, 2017

Community Calendar Thursday, September 21 The 8th annual tribal farmer's market will be held every ...


Breva Clananhan, Riverton
Sep 20, 2017

Editor: I think the names of the Hayden Valley and Mount Doane in Yellowstone Park should be left alone and remain as they are. I did not know the history of ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2017

Births AMOS-BURNETT A daughter was born to Lydia Amos of Lander at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Lucas Boelle, Riverton
Sep 19, 2017

Editor: Why have the public notices on salaries and spending by the Fremont County government been changed in the paper? They are now like a big paragraph ...


Loretta Lefforge, Riverton
Sep 17, 2017

Editor: Thank you for the wonderful and exciting story about John Redman and his relay horse race team. IR00;enjoyed reading it very much. The pictures were ...

From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

Dozens of Wyoming electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will be at The Breadboard in Riverton to highlight the clean-air benefits and cost-savings of ...

From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

Wind River Family and Community Health Care is recruiting 10 young adults ages 18-24 who are currently unemployed and/or not attending school to become ...


From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

The Lander Arts Center is looking for American Indian art to fill a exhibition Nov. 3 to Dec. 15. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 20. Drop off work at ...

From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

For many years tobacco smoking was not only encouraged, it was touted as a healthy thing to do.An ad in the 1908 Lander Journal read, in part: "Tobacco a Germ ...

From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

Deaths HEHR Robert "Bob" Hehr, 66, of Riverton, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at SageWest Health Care at ...


Jim Rose, Cheyenne
Sep 15, 2017

Editor: The mission of the Wyoming Community College Commission is to ensure that Wyoming community colleges can provide dynamic, lifelong learning ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

Births JOHNSON A baby was born to Carrie Johnson of Lander and Nick Johnson of Lander at 5:07 p.m. Sept. 12 at ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

In conversations with successful entrepreneurs, the mention of one influential individual is a common thread for all of them. Liza Millet, a person who has ...


From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

"Hope" is the name of a new life-sized bronze sculpture that will be installed at The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden in Kerrville, Texas, 60 miles ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

SageWest Health Care has announced that orthopedic surgeon Ben Francisco, M.D., and anesthesiologist Chris Eby, M.D., have joined its medical staff. These ...

From staff reports
Sep 14, 2017

A Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar, titled "Succession Planning for Family-Owned Businesses," is scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 2-3:30 p.m. ...


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