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The Lander Journal

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

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 7, 2018

Lady Blue entered the weekend at the Big Horn Shootout with a 4-2 record after the opening two weeks of the new season and added to that with a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 7, 2018

Under the advisement of the Fremont Air Service Taskforce, a volunteer group chaired by a Lander resident, the Riverton City Council made a confident, informed ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 5, 2018

Two men have entered not guilty pleas in the death of a former Lander man. Donald Cherry, 31, and Jeffrey Haverty, 33, both of Billings, Montana, pleaded not ...


From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

New events that figured prominently in Fremont County also took top spots on The Ranger's list of Wyoming's top 10 stories of 2017. The Wyoming top 10 is as ...

From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

Three high-schoolers from Fremont County were among the 104 seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2018 Trustees' Scholars Award, the ...

From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting two adults who were displaced by a house fire in Lander that occurred on Dec. 20. Red Cross was not notified of the incident ...


From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

Community Calendar Saturday, January 6 Peewee hockey players will play Rock Springs at 9 a.m. at the ...

By Robert H. Peck
Jan 5, 2018

Cabin fever is a problem this time of year. Bitter cold, holidays done, not much in the world to look forward to until spring for many of us, but we still ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Part 2 of 3 Wet weather in the spring may have created crop management problems for area farmers, but local cattle growers seem to have benefited for ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Fremont County commissioners are planning to buy comprehensive ambulance insurance for all county employees through Medical Transport Solutions. Gary Robson, ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 4, 2018

A Lander woman is facing multiple charges stemming from allegations that she stabbed her children with scissors and hit them with belts. Prosecutors said the ...

From staff reports
Jan 4, 2018

Divorces Divorces granted in Fremont County District Court: -Q94;Kristy Rose Shoup from Eric Lee Shoup. Joint custody ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 4, 2018

On Saturday, Fremont County's only high-school hockey squad will hit its home ice as the Riverton River Rats will welcome Laramie for a contests at 8:30 p.m., ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

Part 1 of 3 The 2017 growing season in Fremont County was marked from the start by complications due to cool, wet weather and flooding in the spring. ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

The Fremont County Commission and Clerk Julie Freese plan to hold town hall meetings over the coming weeks, with the future of local elections the prime ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

In anticipation of the lengthy North Federal Boulevard reconstruction project set to begin this year, Big Horn Co-op has asked for a temporary business access ...

 
Photo by Josh Heninger
Jan 3, 2018

The first Riverton-area baby of the new year is P.J. Paredes, son of Katrina Kuegeler and Pedro Paredes of Pavillion. He was born at 11:47 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1, ...

 
By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

Hudson Mayor Mike Anderson has been issued a citation after striking a child with his vehicle Dec. 31. Lander police responded at 4:17 p.m. to the ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

It's a move that has graced the basketball courts of Fremont County for a long time.She takes the ball in the back court, sets the offense ahead of her, ...

 
By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

A Lander man was arrested for being in possession of multiple drugs this month after someone reported he was "spinning cookies" in his truck. Officers from ...

Today
Jan 3, 2018

Births FRIDAY A boy was born to Brittney Niedo of Ethete and Richard Friday of Minneapolis, Minn., at 8:05 a.m. ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 3, 2018

Still a month away from their first home games of the season, the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams play this week in the Cheyenne ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 3, 2018

On Friday and Saturday, Riverton headed for the rarified air of Laramie to hit the water for two days of aquatic competition and the results came off ...

By Kristine Galloway, Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 2, 2018

The State Construction Department is undergoing reorganization as the budget session of the Wyoming Legislature approaches. Department representatives ...


From staff reports
Jan 2, 2018

Wyoming's closely-watched sage grouse population is expected to shrink in 2018, according to data analyzed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Using ...

By Daniel Bendtsen and Katie Roenigk, Staff Writers
Jan 2, 2018

The Riverton City Council is expected to pick Denver Air Connection over SkyWest Airlines for 2019 service after receiving a proposal Tuesday evening from a ...

From staff reports
Jan 2, 2018

Deaths WHITE BUFFALO Raymond White Buffalo Jr. died Dec. 25, 2017, in Casper.Services are ...


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