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

From staff reports
Apr 25, 2018

Local law enforcement helped the United States Marshals Service - Wyoming Fugitive Task Force arrest a Kansas man Monday on charges of attempted murder, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

Maverik corporate officials say they rarely - if ever - have had to close a store for the safety of employees and customers, but that is what is happening this ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

Though he's been a strong enforcer of the Fremont County government's wage freeze during the last two years, County Commission chairman Travis Becker has ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

A Riverton man died in February due to physical problems related to methamphetamine use. Anthony McGill, 34, was the subject of a call to police at about ...

By Matt Volz, Associated Press
Apr 25, 2018

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Conservation groups alleged Tuesday that Wyoming used part of Montana's grizzly bear hunting quota to increase its own allocation for a ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 25, 2018

POWELL (WNE) -- Authorities allege that a truck driver arrested in Powell this month kidnapped and tried murdering a female passenger outside Thermopolis. Hugo ...


By Sheila McGuire Uinta County Herald Via Wyoming News Excha
Apr 25, 2018

EVANSTON (WNE) --Michelle McWhorter was sentenced to a minimum of 60 years and a maximum of 140 years in prison for the 2016 murders of Evanston residents ...

By Joel Funk Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 25, 2018

CHEYENNE - The University of Wyoming police chief says he stands by his handling of a group of Republican Party members who defied a policy against having guns ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

Local firefighters have been busy almost every day for the last week responding to reports of structure and grass fires in Fremont County. No one was injured ...

 

Photos by Randy Tucker
Apr 25, 2018

From left, trumpeters Garry Burnette, Brock Olson, Audrey Partipilo and Garold Whisler performed Tuesday evening during the Central Wyoming College music ...

 
From staff reports
Apr 25, 2018

Births KENNEDY A son was born to Morgan Kennedy of Lander and Ben Kennedy of Lander at 2:37 a.m. April 20, at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

The best weather of the spring sports season welcomed 10 middle school track and field teams to Wolverine Field for Saturday's Riverton Middle School ...

 

From staff reports
Apr 25, 2018

Central Wyoming College golfer Samalie Prom was as dominant as ever over the weekend, cruising to a 21-stroke victory in the women's division of the Eastern ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 25, 2018

Last winter a TV show produced by Netflix called "Mindhunter" dramatized the early days of FBI "profiling." That's the practice of using information about the ...

Wayne Dick, Riverton
Apr 25, 2018

Editor: OK, the stand-your-ground bill has finally made it into law. But what do we actually have? What did we actually gain? The way it was written when ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

Police are investigating a shooting incident that resulted in injuries to a 24-year-old man early Saturday in Riverton. Officials did not have information ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

On Thursday, the Arapahoe school community was invited to learn about the finalists for School District 38 superintendent. The candidates, Johnna Nunez and ...

By Joel Funk, Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 24, 2018

Wyoming is almost ready to break ground to redesign and rebuild two major behavioral health facilities, including the Wyoming Life Resource Center in ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

With the Fremont County government's financial deficit now lowered, talks at county budget hearings have narrowed in on ways to address concerns about stagnant ...

From staff reports
Apr 24, 2018

The Maverik Country Store on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton is closing this week, citing employee and customer safety. The store was the site of multiple ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

No one was injured in an accidental fire that destroyed a home Sunday evening in the 800 block of Rose Marie Drive in Riverton. Three people were home at the ...

 

From wire reports
Apr 24, 2018

Escaped Wyoming pair killed in wreck CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming man and a Montana woman who walked away from pre-release centers on April 7 have died of ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 24, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) --Wyoming's 2018 wolf hunt will target more animals than in any other modern season and will boost the number of wolves that hunters can kill ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Apr 24, 2018

CODY (WNE) -- Parts of the Chief Joseph highway slid downhill in the same area as last year's slide, and traffic is limited to one lane as repairs begin. The ...


From staff reports
Apr 24, 2018

Births WADDA A daughter was born to Rayna Oldman of St. Stephens and Bradlee Wadda of Fort Washakie at 8:53 a.m. ...

By Craig Blumenshine, For The Ranger
Apr 24, 2018

A school-day trip to Casper wasn't a favorable one for the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams Monday afternoon. At the beautiful Kelly Walsh ...

From staff reports
Apr 24, 2018

Wind River High School and Western Heritage Lutheran Academy sent their track and field teams to Lovell on Saturday to compete on the fast six-lane oval at the ...


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