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Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2019

After retracting the confession that landed him in prison, convicted triple-murderer Gerald Uden will not get another chance in Fremont County District Court. ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

Three small fires appear to have been set intentionally this week in Riverton. No one was injured in any of the incidents, but one structure was damaged in ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2019

Addressing the issue that Fremont County Commissioner Mike Jones describes as a quandary with "no oversight," Wyoming lawmakers are consulting with Wind River ...


Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

q The driver of the vehicle in which 18-year-old Rose Dewey died had a blood-alcohol content four times the legal limit. By Katie Roenigk Staff ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2019

Illegal trash dumping on the Wind River Indian Reservation was deemed "rampant" by former Wind River Environmental Quality Commission Director Ryan Ortiz ...

Staff
Sep 15, 2019

Due to a technical problem, this week's Diversions Section B cannot be posted from the Sunday edition. The Sunday editorial and Randy Tucker column will be ...


Mead Gruver / Associated Press
Sep 13, 2019

Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2019

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen report that rising numbers of non-natural deaths in the county are "notable," and cited drugs and alcohol as a key ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2019

Smoke from this week's massive haystack fire on Riverview Road continues to fill the Riverton Valley, and officials say the smelly cloud isn't likely to lift ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2019

When Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women task force chairwoman Cara Chambers addressed the Wyoming Legislative Subcommittee on Tribal Relations, she said the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2019

The rainstorm that moved through the Wind River Basin this week made Wednesday the wettest Sept. 11 in Riverton history. About 1.10 inches of precipitation ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 12, 2019

Rain, cloud cover, smoke and water from fire hoses created an odd color collage Wednesday afternoon as firefighters from multiple department continued their ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2019

Commuters in Riverton may have noticed clouds of smoke wafting through town Wednesday morning along with the falling rain. The smoke was from a haystack fire ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2019

Lawmakers seek tribal police data on indigenous women's issues By Clair McFarland Staff Writer The Wyoming Legislative Subcommittee on Tribal ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2019

q Eight students were injured, none seriously, in the wreck in which alcohol is suspected as a factor. By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer An Arapahoe man ...


Michael Illiano / Wyoming News Exchange
Sep 10, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Agriculture Committee has voted to sponsor a bill that aims to generate more funding for weed and pest management programs last ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2019

A baby boy was placed in foster care earlier this year after medical professionals found reason to suspect one or both of his parents of abuse. After a ...

Staff reports
Sep 8, 2019

Work in Fremont County is included in a new batch of construction projects approved by the Wyoming Transportation Commission. Contracts for $1 million and ...


Staff reports
Sep 8, 2019

Following confidential intelligence through the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation, Antonio Jurado III, born 1986, was arrested for delivery of ...

Staff reports
Sep 8, 2019

Authorities are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the the death of a 31-year-old Fremont County man who was found deceased Aug. 31 in his cell ...


By Tina Russell / For The Ranger
Sep 8, 2019

Wyoming Honor Farm inmates have launched their own sagebrush nursery, aiming to enhance habitat for the greater sage grouse population. Inmates have sown and ...

Staff reports
Sep 8, 2019

The Bomber Lake Fire south of Dubois has grown to cover 70 acres. Fire monitors released their latest update Friday. The blaze, which was caused by lightning ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer Plague and rabies both have been detected in Riverton animals. Three local family dogs have tested positive for plague in ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2019

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Consternation has risen after the Fremont County Riverton Branch Library's Sept. 4 public screening of "Booksmart," a 2019 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2019

The Riverton City Council will discuss a years-old proposal for a water feature in City Park during a regular meeting Sept. 17. The decision to include the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2019

Federal officials are investigating a shooting that resulted in the death of Victor W. Addison, 29. Addison was found dead Aug. 4 as the result of a gunshot ...


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