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

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes will ask the U.S. Supreme Court this week to review a 2017 decision that determined Riverton and other areas ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

Intense cold that descended Sunday on Fremont County isn't likely to let up for the rest of the week, according to local forecasters. "Certainly not through ...

 
By Joel Funk, Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 20, 2018

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese was a key testifier Monday in legislative debate on bills that would make significant changes to Wyoming election laws ahead ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

The City of Riverton has agreed to enter into a contract with Sletten Construction of Cody to handle the design and build of the planned splash pad for ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

The new tribal court on the Wind River Indian Reservation comes with a new chief judge - 32-year-old Terri Smith - and a new set of goals. One of those goals ...

From wire reports
Feb 20, 2018

Husband killer wants shorter term GILLETTE (WNE) -- A Gillette woman who fatally shot her husband in 2016 because he constantly nagged her has asked ...


From Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 20, 2018

SHERIDAN (WNE) -- When Ed Murray resigned as Secretary of State after two women accused him of sexual misconduct, the governor notified the Wyoming Republican ...

By Joel Funk Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 20, 2018

CHEYENNE - Any notion 2018 would be the year of taxes in the Wyoming Legislature has died a quiet deathin the House of Representatives. A tobacco tax hike, a ...

From wire reports
Feb 20, 2018

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State Treasurer Mark Gordon says he intends to run for Wyoming governor this year. Gordon said Monday that he was waiting to make a formal ...


From staff reports
Feb 20, 2018

Births HARTMAN A baby was born to Crystal Clark of Riverton at 12:57 p.m. Feb. 16, at SageWest Health Care at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

The next two weeks mark the end of the winter sports season and, we can hope, the end of winter itself. March arrives at the end of next week. Monday marked ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Feb 20, 2018

Dino Baldes has wrestled all of five matches this season. Nothing like getting the maximum from the minimum. Despite only rejoining the Wolverines' wrestling ...

 

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2018

Nothing brings out the intensity in a game like sudden death. The Dubois Rams fell twice in the regular season to the Ten Sleep Pioneers, but the third time ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 20, 2018

'Tis still the season Not to be overly complaining, but don't the longtime local weather watchers always tell us that the worst of winter is over by ...

James Grovnerson, Riverton
Feb 20, 2018

Editor: Do all the legislators who worked during January on planning the next state budget for Wyoming feel like they are wasting their time. The second they ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018

Education funding is a huge part of Wyoming's budget. During budget hearings, legislators grappled with ways to deal with the deficit in school funding. As ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018

With their eyes looking toward Wyoming's southern border, state legislators are pushing for a number of laws concerning marijuana this legislative ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018

The Riverton Aquatic Center is set to close for three months this spring so Riverton's school district can make renovations and repairs. The closure is set to ...


Photos by Dan Bendtsen
Feb 18, 2018

The 2018 Fremont County chariot races battled the elements in the first day of racing Saturday at the Fremont County Racing Association facility west of ...

 
From archives
Feb 18, 2018

Strong winds brought down the canopy at the vacant Husky service station in Riverton 32 years ago this week, but the problem started with melting ice, not ...

 
From staff reports
Feb 18, 2018

The Lander library will host a live screening of "La Boheme" in HD from the New York Metropolitan Opera at 10:30 a.m.on Saturday. A loose translation of La ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018

Aspen Early Learning Center participated in the nationwide Random Act of Kindness Week Feb. 12-18 by performing a variety of kind acts to fellow pupils, staff ...

From staff reports
Feb 18, 2018

Laramie adventurer and journalist Mark Jenkins led a four-man team of Wyoming climbers to South Sinai in November. His group included Lander residents Kyle ...

From staff reports
Feb 18, 2018

After almost a decade of decline, 2016 and 2017 sampling showed sauger numbers in the Wind River drainage have increased to levels near those of the early ...


By Brad Blunck, For The Ranger
Feb 18, 2018

By now, anyone who has social medial, or heard Friday night's parade, knows that Lander Valley High School Boys Swimming won their 22nd consecutive Class 3-A ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Feb 18, 2018

No room for friendships on a basketball court once the ball goes up. Especially when there is a conference title and a top seed at the regional tournament at ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Feb 18, 2018

Pavillion has a population of approximately 250, but when the Chiefs of Wyoming Indian make the short trip up the road from Ethete, a new census needs to be ...


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