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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 29, 2021

Prison inmates in Wyoming who have had to endure weeks-long periods of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic have come up with unique strategies to cope with ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2021

PART 1 OF 3 Throughout the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most Fremont County residents have felt a certain level of social isolation as they ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2021

Accused of breaking his fellow inmate's face last May, A Wyoming Honor Farm inmate now faces another possible 10 years in prison. The charge dates back to an ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 21, 2021

Thirty-five inmates tested positive for COVID-19 this week at the Wyoming Honor Farm north of Riverton - a drastic increase when compared to recent months. No ...

From staff reports
Dec 6, 2020

From staff reports There were 22 active cases of coronavirus infection at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton on Nov. 20 according to a press release from ...

From staff reports
Aug 30, 2020

COVID-19 testing was completed last week for all inmates, staff and contract staff at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington. A ...


From Ranger staff reports
Aug 23, 2020

The Bureau of Land Management plans an online wild horse and burro adoption event Sept. 1-8, featuring more than 50 wild horses and burros gentled by inmate ...

From staff reports
Aug 2, 2020

The Wyoming Honor Farm north of Riverton got a clean bill of health regarding coronavirus in recent testing. The Department of Corrections is continuing to ...

From staff reports
May 24, 2020

Wyoming Department of Corrections director Bob Lampert has announced new assignments for several of the agency's top-ranking prison officials, including the ...


From staff reports
Feb 23, 2020

When law enforcement officer Katrina Haworth was looking at options to acquire quality horses for the U.S. Forest Service mounted patrol program, she was ...

From staff reports
Oct 20, 2019

Michael Harlow has been selected as the warden for the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, effective Nov. 1. The previous warden was Ruby Ziegler. Harlow has ...

From staff reports
Sep 29, 2019

Thirty-seven wild horses and burros gentled by inmate trainers found new homes during the Bureau of Land Management/Wyoming Honor Farm fall adoption in ...


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
Jun 2, 2019

Record high bid paid in wild horse roundup at Honor Farm Fifty-six wild horses and burros gentled by inmate trainers found new homes during the spring ...

By Bob Moen, Associated Press
Sep 28, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- An 81-year-old man who was convicted in the 1970s killing of a nephew of notorious mob boss Carlo Gambino has been arrested in Wyoming on drug ...


From staff reports
Sep 6, 2017

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will partner on Saturday in Riverton for Wyoming's final wild horse and burro adoption of 2017. The ...

 
From staff reports
Oct 20, 2016

Throughout the next year Wyoming Department of Corrections will complete the re-accreditation process by auditing the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins; ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 28, 2016

Developers hope to build retail stores, apartment buildings, a theater and a bowling center on the property. The Eastern Shoshone Tribe recently ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016

Wild-horse program revives inmates' old devotions John Shuck might have been released from the Wyoming Honor Farm in 2013, but that doesn't stop ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2016

The warden of the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton has been named the new man in charge at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins. The Wyoming Department of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 28, 2016

As a result of state-level funding cuts, the Wyoming Department of Corrections has closed the 74-bed residential treatment unit at the Wyoming Honor Farm north ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 8, 2016

The Wyoming Honor Farm's program that trains dogs from the local Paws for Life animal shelter is on hold after the retirement of Gary Klentz, who ran the Honor ...

The Associated Press
May 19, 2016

Applications for adoption are accepted both Friday and Saturday. The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and ...

From wire reports
May 8, 2016

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption May 21 in Riverton. It's the first of two adoptions to be held ...


Ron Warpness, Riverton
Apr 29, 2016

Editor: l cannot tell you how delighted l was to be able to attend the historic event that took place at CWC lnter-Tribal Education Center on April l2. This ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 27, 2016

The second of two planned land transactions was withdrawn after protests by neighbors. The proposal to purchase 108 acres of farmland for use by the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2016

More than 100 people gathered at a public hearing Thursday to protest the state's plan to purchase 108 acres of land from Ray and Ladonna Good for use by the ...


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