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

From staff and wire reports
May 24, 2018

On a mild spring day not far from where the first woman to hold legal elected office in the United States was sworn in, a section of Wyoming Highway 28 was ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 24, 2018

At least one "big idea" came out of the recent meeting of the Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming executive council in Riverton. During a ...

 
From staff reports
May 24, 2018

The Republican primary for Fremont County Sheriff became contested Wednesday when Terry D. Morstad of Lander filed for the spot. Republican undersheriff Ryan ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 24, 2018

The Fremont County Attorney's Office has reached a plea agreement for Donald Burnett, the Lander man who was charged with third-degree sexual abuse of a minor ...

By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer
May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) -- One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind." Meet ...

From staff reports
May 24, 2018

Grizzly killed; self-defense claimed CODY (WNE) -- Game and Fish are investigating an incident in which a person reportedly shot and killed a grizzly in ...


By Clair McFarland, For The Ranger
May 24, 2018

When Denice and Billy Fabrizius opened the Spur Steakhouse and Saloon in August 2017, they built a portrait of the town they love - with a restaurant. "This ...

From staff reports
May 24, 2018

The Wind River Visitors Council has unveild its new website aimed at helping travelers explore Fremont County. The website, WindRiver.org, has puts a greater ...

From staff reports
May 24, 2018

SageWest Health Carehas been recognized by the March of Dimes for its work to give babies a healthier start in life. SageWest earned the recognition after ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 24, 2018

St. Stephen's standout post player Lyndsay Harris has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Little Priest Tribal College in Winnebago, ...

 
By Steven R. Peck
May 24, 2018

In a turn of events that safely could be called stunning, the United States government, an agency of which three-plus years ago had stated that Riverton still ...

By Betty Starks Case
May 24, 2018

There's a holiday weekend coming up. Its manner of celebration means so many things to so many people, I almost don't know what to call it. Our own ...


Ron Warpness, Riverton
May 24, 2018

Editor: Wow! What a public "dust up" the citizens of Riverton have just been party to. In my opinion the participants are both really very good men that I ...

From staff reports
May 23, 2018

More than a dozen additional candidates have filed to run for election to federal, state and local office this year since Thursday, when the filing period ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 23, 2018

Applications to fill a vacancy on the Fremont County District 25 school board are due by noon Friday June 8. After applications are received, candidates will ...


From staff reports
May 23, 2018

Volunteers are invited to help decorate the gravesites of veterans for the Memorial Day weekend at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. The cemetery at 3540 W. ...

From staff reports
May 23, 2018

LARAMIE -- WyoTech's future in Laramie brightened considerablyMondaywhen Gov. Matt Mead authorized a loan of up to $5 million for Jim Mathis's DBJJDM ...

From staff reports
May 23, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) -- Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks are discontinuing their joint pass that allowed visitors to enter both parks with a single ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 23, 2018

In Wyoming there is more than one way to be named to an all-state team or its equivalent. In football, volleyball, soccer and basketball and athlete must be ...

By Steven R. Peck
May 23, 2018

A nice ceremony in a wonderfully scenic setting took place lateTuesdaymorning near the summit of South Pass. The State of Wyoming has renamed a sizable ...

Fred Nelson, Riverton
May 23, 2018

Editor: Ref: the article in the Ranger of May 4, headlined "Antler Hunters Cited on Refuge," reprinted from the Jackson Hole paper. My 17-year-old son and ...


By Michael Illiano, Wyoming News Exchange
May 22, 2018

In a meeting next month in Riverton, the Joint Revenue Committee will consider allowing local governments throughout the state to create their own revenue ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 22, 2018

Travel spending was up in 2017 both in Fremont County and throughout the state. Total travel spending in Fremont County reached almost $132 million last year, ...

From staff reports
May 22, 2018

Kevin Tippets, a member of the Fremont County School District 25 school board in Riverton, has resigned to "avoid any conflict of interest" after being hired ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 22, 2018

The optional mill regularly levied at Central Wyoming College will bring in an extra $32,890 this year due to an increase in local assessed property ...

From staff reports
May 22, 2018

CHEYENNE (WNE) - It appears there will be a primary battle among Democrats in the race to be Wyoming's next governor. Kenneth Casner of Carbon County filed ...

From staff reports
May 22, 2018

JACKSON (WNE) -- The brunt of a runoff season that's predicted to reach 150 percent of average will likely rush through Jackson Hole's streams and rivers in the ...


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