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The Lander Journal

A family-owned newspaper published on Wednesdays and Sundays in Lander, Wyoming

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2018

Legislators on the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Committee continued pushing for fee increases to offset funding cuts during hearings with state agency leaders ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2018

The death of an inmate last month at the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander was due to natural causes, an official report said this week. Christopher ...

From staff reports
Jan 12, 2018

Corrections A front-page story in Thursday's edition should have said the public meeting in Riverton next week on the new ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 12, 2018

Last week in Basin, the Wyoming Indian Chiefs had a rugged weekend at the Big Horn Shootout, losing two of three games. Certainly not the kind of results head ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

The Eastern Shoshone tribe has withdrawn its nominees for Wyoming Governor's Tribal Liaison. Gov. Matt Mead had sought $160,000 in his supplemental budget ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

Impacts of the state energy downturn and subsequent revenue shortfall were apparent in the most recent audit of Central Wyoming College. The report submitted ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

The number of cases the Fremont County Coroner's Office covered last year rose 19 percent compared to 2016. Coroner Mark Stratmoen said the increase hasn't ...

From staff reports
Jan 11, 2018

Community members are invited to give input on state social studies standards during a meeting next week in Riverton. The public discussion will focus ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 11, 2018

Improvement in sports is sometimes a slow, arduous and even painful proposition. However, if athletes stay the course with the required resolve, results will ...

 

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2018

The city of Riverton hopes to lock in grant funding once again to help pay for the minimum revenue guarantee needed to keep Denver Air Connection at the ...

From staff reports
Jan 10, 2018

Following a handful of near misses on roadways this winter snow plow drivers are asking for more caution from motorists. Plow drivers are reporting risky ...

From staff reports
Jan 10, 2018

Deaths BROWN Betty Ann Brown, 85, of Riverton, passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Wind River Healthcare ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 10, 2018

On Friday and Saturday in Douglas, the Riverton Wolverines welcomed back a state champion. Hayden Wempen returned to the mat at the Shane Shatto Invitational ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2018

With the Riverton City Council's final approval on requested zoning changes, the stage is now set for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe to proceed on its planned ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2018

Wind River Hotel and Casino assistant manager Andrea Clifford is resigning, effective Jan. 12, from her role in the Northern Arapaho Tribe's primary economic ...


From staff reports
Jan 9, 2018

Corrections In Friday's Ranger, the page 5 story "3 FreCo students get UW's top scholarship" should have included Dubois ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2018

Cold vs. cold Yes, it's been a cold beginning to the new year, but not nearly so cold as 2017 was. One of the features of our daily weather report on ...

From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

Mike Bailey is the new Riverton City Council president. Fellow council members voted him in to the position Tuesday during the council's first meeting of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2018

It's still too early to make definitive predictions, but so far the water year in the Wind River Basin is off to a healthy start. "All in all we're doing ...

From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

Dubois isn't new to"True West"magazine's top lists. This year, the gateway to Fremont Countyfrom Yellowstone was named"True West"'s Best Architecturally ...

From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

After a pilot program in the fall of 2016, a program that provides flag disposal boxes has gone national. Through a partnership between the National ...


From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

An eight-week, group-based strength-training program is being offered this winter in Lander and Pavillion through the Fremont County University of Wyoming ...

From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

Country music star Ne LeDoux plans a concert Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Lander Community Center, 950 Buena Vista Drive, with proceeds directed to the "Build the ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

When last we left Central Wyoming College's men's basketball squad, they had just suffered a deflating 103-85 loss to Western Nebraska Community College in its ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2018

It was a roller-coaster weekend for the Wyoming Indian girls in the Big Horn Shootout played in Cowley and Lovell. The Lady Chiefs avenged an early-season ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Avery Cox came to play against the Lady Panthers of Wright on Saturday, as the physical 5-foot-8 senior forward poured in 16 points points in Lander's dramatic ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Saying Antonio Coando was on fire this weekend for the Lander Valley Tigers at the Big Horn Shootout in Basin is like saying Southern California recently ...


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