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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 19, 2018

Work on the development of an agriculture, animal science and equine community complex in Riverton is ongoing at Central Wyoming College. It's the college's ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 19, 2018

A winter storm is expected to bring up to 6 inches of snow to portions of Fremont County this weekend, with up to 16 inches forecast for the higher elevations ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 19, 2018

Part 2 of 2 Funding for the Wyoming State Fair was a point of contention for many legislators on the Joint Appropriations Committee during a budget ...


Photos by Claire Peart
Jan 19, 2018

Riverton Middle School Builder's Club member Carolyn Thornton served Fremont County library director Janette McMahon during Thursday night's Riverton Branch ...

 
By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 19, 2018

Residents from Fremont County traveled to Cheyenne last year to join the roughly 2,000 people who took part in the first Women's March in Wyoming on Jan. 21 to ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 19, 2018

POWELL (WNE) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has cleared a Powell game bird farm to try rearing and breeding greater sage grouse in captivity. Diamond ...


From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 19, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) -- Teton County's hand-picked ensemble of residents who are reviewing federal land designations will continue to meet in the wake of potentially ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 19, 2018

Wolf hunters reach 44-animal quota CODY (WNE) -- Wyoming hunters killed the established limit of 44 wolves during the state's first gray wolf season ...

From staff reports
Jan 19, 2018

Wind River Indian Reservation educator Kelly Pingree has been recognized with the Cent$ible Nutrition Program's Educator of the Year award. Pingree received ...


From staff reports
Jan 19, 2018

After 30 years of service, Fremont County assistant supervisor Nancy Pieropan is retiring. "I am going to camp and fish more in the summertime, and my ...

From staff reports
Jan 19, 2018

Jerry Bath of Lander has long held a starring role in the Wyoming Stage Stop Race. He started racing sled dogs in 1998 and started participating in the Wyoming ...

From staff reports
Jan 19, 2018

Gwynaedd Howdyshell of Hudson was named to the Adams State University Vice President Honor Roll for the fall and spring 2017 semesters by earning at least a ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 19, 2018

The annual Mid-Winter Fire School was held Jan. 12-14 in Riverton to provide training not just for local firefighters, but for firefighters across the state of ...

From staff reports
Jan 19, 2018

Community Calendar Saturday, January 20 The Wild West Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Derby will be at ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 19, 2018

All season, Ken Swartz has been desperately searching for secondary scoring from his squad in addition to the dynamic duo of Rylee Burmester and Paulani ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 19, 2018

Gillette College rode into Rustler Gym on Thursday night as one of only four undefeated teams in all of the National Junior Collegiate Athletics Association, ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 19, 2018

As members of Congress bicker for the third time since Labor Day over a temporary spending bill that would stave off a shutdown of most federal government ...

By Robert H. Peck, For The Ranger
Jan 19, 2018

Home for the holidays, I always feel guilty. Yes, it's good to be with family, but I'm doing more than being with them. I'm bumming--for weeks, at times. I ...


Sam Shumway, Cheyenne
Jan 19, 2018

Editor: As AARP Wyoming state director, I welcome this mnoth's passage in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives of the bipartisan Recognize, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 18, 2018

Part 1 of 2 Fee increases and other ideas for revenue generation were a major topic of conversation during the Department of Agriculture's budget ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 18, 2018

After two more days of meetings this week, a group of Wyoming educators and local tribal members is set to finalize its recommendations Thursday for social ...

 

From staff and wire reports
Jan 18, 2018

A 10-year housing plan -- in development for the past several months and now finished -- recommends the University of Wyoming tear down two of its residence ...

From staff reports
Jan 18, 2018

A sister-brother team found the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion on Wednesday, winning $500. Anna Warren and Art Mejorado spotted the bronze disk lying ...

 
From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 18, 2018

CODY (WNE) -- The walleye infesting Buffalo Bill Reservoir will forever be a threat to cutthroat trout there, but may be controlled long-term by a combination ...


From wire reports
Jan 18, 2018

JACKSON (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park recorded its busiest year in 2017 -- the fourth consecutive year of record attendance. According to the National Park ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 18, 2018

LARAMIE (WNE) -- A state program providing free tuition to veterans and their families could be reduced during the Wyoming Legislature's upcoming budget session ...

From wire reports
Jan 18, 2018

Escaped bison still missing YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park hasn't found any of the more than 50 bison that escaped through ...


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