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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2021

Depending on how Wyoming legislative redistricting shakes out this year, more voters in Fremont County could be shuffled into a Big Horn Basin district. In a ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2021

On the day she was convicted for driving while under the influence with a child in the vehicle, Lila Brown was charged for another DUI. The 23-year-old ...

From staff reports
Oct 31, 2021

The SageWest Health Care facilities in Riverton and Lander are slated to become part of a new national system called ScionHealth. The new system was created ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 31, 2021

Suppose somebody ran the same red light three days in a row, causing pedestrians crossing the street to dive for cover, other cars to swerve onto the sidewalks ...

By Randy Tucker
Oct 31, 2021

Bookends and goal posts: Both metaphors for life depending on your background. Halloween 2021 marks one of these as a set point in my life. Looking back 40 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 24, 2021

After a blitzkrieg impaired driving enforcement effort Labor Day weekend, the Wyoming Highway Patrol sent an unusually high number of detainees to the county's ...


From Ranger staff reports
Oct 19, 2021

A Lander man died over the weekend while in custody at the Fremont County Detention Center. Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputies found Raul Oakley, 66, of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 19, 2021

Nothing conclusive was determined Monday through a public meeting on the proposed via ferrata climbing path in Sinks Canyon. The Wyoming Division of State ...

Chuck Rodgers
Oct 19, 2021

It is relatively easy to temporarily change your point of view and to perceive an event or opinion from different perspectives. Empathy is the attempt to ...


Staff
Oct 19, 2021

CLARIFICATION Sunday's page A-5 story "Violence/assault coalition fetes Lee with service award" should have said "A nominee who served as a state ...

By Randy Tucker
Oct 19, 2021

The officials were busier than usual Friday in Pavillion, calling in the chains three times for close measurements on fourth-down plays. The visiting Rocky ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 19, 2021

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer Wind River's hopes for a home game in the opening round of the Class 1-A 9-man playoffs came to an abrupt halt Friday due to ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 19, 2021

Tuesday notes Pack it on No one minded last week's season-opening snowstorm all that much, because it moved through quickly, leaving our populated areas ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2021

Fremont County on Tuesday acknowledged a multi-billion-dollar opioids settlement from July by which millions of dollars are headed to Wyoming. The Fremont ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2021

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have missed out on multiple federal funding opportunities because of the cooperative government structure ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2021

The man who flipped his vehicle Wednesday morning after encountering the icy Wind River bridge in south Riverton later was arrested for driving under the ...

From staff reports
Oct 17, 2021

The Bureau of Land Manage-ment plans to burn slash piles within the Lander field office area this fall and winter. The pile burns will reduce accumulated ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2021

The Riverton Wolverines still have not won a high school football game this year, but they came closer to it Friday than at any other time all season. ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 17, 2021

Adjustment was the word of the day Friday for the Lander Tigers in windy Carbon County. The Tigers coped with both the elementys and injuries, coming away ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 17, 2021

Tribes and the WBC Biz council grants must be available to the tribes, and the Legislature must see to it There's not much point anymorein asking how ...

By Randy Tucker
Oct 17, 2021

Gold eagles are impressive on the base or post commander's collar. All those scrambled egg designs look great on the cap of the captain in commanding the ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2021

Wyoming's gambling is overgrown, according to Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Jordan Dresser. The Northern Arapaho Tribe is the only tribe in the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2021

Enrollment in Riverton schools fell by more than 50 students in one week, according to a Tuesday report to the Fremont County School District 25 Board of ...

Staff
Oct 15, 2021

Deaths SHEARIN Maxwell Teague Shearin, 17, of Lander, died Saturday, Oct. 9, at Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City. Funeral services will be ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 15, 2021

Around the nation, October is recognized as the month both to remind the public about the basic principles and practices of fire safety, and to recognize ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 14, 2021

All school districts in Wyoming are now required to include American Indian history, culture, and contemporary contributions in their social studies ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 14, 2021

The rules have changed for community members planning to participate in a Riverton school board meeting. On Tuesday the Fremont County School District 25 ...


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