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From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

Another portion of the Loop Road, from Burnt Gulch to Louis Lake, will be closed beginning next week. U.S. Forest Service planners say about 700 loads of ...

From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

In early June the Wyoming Game and Fish Department investigated a reported fish kill at Louis Lake in the Shoshone National Forest outside Lander. Some fish ...

From staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

A rare sighting of three western toads near South Pass on June 25 has biologists and game wardens encouraged by the persistence of the species. Classified ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 5, 2020

Fremont County residents are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July together this weekend - or as close together as they can get while still practicing safe ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Jul 5, 2020

Wyoming recorded 34 new coronavirus cases Thursday - the second-highest daily total on record since the illness was first detected in mid-March in the state. ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 5, 2020

An explosive, fast-moving fire ignited early Friday afternoon about seven miles west of Riverton across a mixture of open country with dry grass, rural ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

No one was injured in a string of grass fires that burned an abandoned structure and almost 160 acres of land Saturday afternoon along 17 Mile Road south of ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 2, 2020

Lunch in classrooms, widespread hand sanitizer stations and face coverings are just a few of the features Wyoming students can expect to see if the state's ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

Wind River Family and Community Health Care in Riverton has given nearly 10,000 COVID-19 tests and now averages more than 200 tests a day. As of June 30 ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Fremont County's health officer has chosen not to reapply for the job, which will leave the local public health administration in the hands of Wyoming state ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Forced to cut $4.73 million from their overall budget amid a worsening statewide fiscal crisis, Fremont County leaders pulled from cash reserves and capital ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

As of Wednesday, Riverton has a new superintendent of schools. JoAnne Andre-Flanagan is the first female superintendent of Fremont County School District 25 - ...


Kathryn Palmer, Wyoming News Exchange
Jun 25, 2020

Two local activists have a petition to make "Juneteenth" a state holiday in Wyoming. Within hours, dozens of people had shared and signed it. Juneteenth, or ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Facing dire budget cuts, the Fremont County Library System laid off two part-time employees but raised alarm among county leaders by giving severance packages ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Of those who have contracted coronavirus since its genesis in Fremont County in mid-March, 80 percent have recovered, according to the county's health officer. ...


From Ranger staff reports
Jun 24, 2020

Fremont County has reached 300 coronavirus infections. The Wyoming Department of Health verified the figure Tuesday night. Since the first case was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continued claiming lives this month in Wyoming, state lawmakers talked about ways to rein in the power of public health officials ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 24, 2020

Brett Watson was sworn in Tuesday evening as the newest member of the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees. He was chosen to replace Becky ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 23, 2020

A Wind River Job Corps instructor accused of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor will not be allowed to argue at trial that he had a consenting relationship ...

Staff and wire reports
Jun 23, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased Monday by the second-highest daily jump seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange / Ranger staff reports
Jun 23, 2020

By Tom Coulter Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports Fremont County is a major consumer of Wyoming Department of Family Services programs, with ...


From staff reports
Jun 21, 2020

Finalists for the 2020 High Plains Book Awards have been announced, with a local author nominated. A finalist in the art and photography category is "The ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

Perry Cook of Lander and Dave Jost of Riverton have approved by the Fremont County Commission to serve on the county library board, after giving back-to-back ...

From staff reports
Jun 21, 2020

The deadline is nearing to apply for the COVID-19 emergency living assistance in the amount of $800 for all enrolled members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Jun 21, 2020

The deaths of two more residents of a Washakie County long-term care facility inundated by coronavirus infections were announced late Friday. The Wyoming ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

The state will enter a "cash negative situation" by the end of 2020 unless huge budget cuts are made, revenue experts told the Joint Appropriations ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 21, 2020

Two young men working on the demolition of the north grandstand at the old Tonkin Stadium conferred Friday. The stadium, home to four Riverton Wolverine ...


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