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

Photo by Dan Bendtsen
Sep 22, 2017

Govs. Matt Mead of Wyoming, left, and John Hickenlooper of Colorado had smiles on their faces during the Lander One Shot Antelope Hunt traditional "legend of ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Part two of three Central Wyoming College took another step Wednesday in the creation of a new agriculture and animal science center in Riverton. It ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Local economic development leaders aren't hopeful about the prospect of saving Riverton's Safeway store, but that doesn't mean they won't at least try to ...

 

By Bob Moen, Associated Press
Sep 22, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A growing number of grizzly bears are moving outside their established habitat in and around Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, causing more ...

From wire reports
Sep 22, 2017

DENVER (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, ...

From wire reports
Sep 22, 2017

Black hills timber evaluated after beetles (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service is hurrying to finish an analysis of available timber in South Dakota's Black ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Riverton High School's FFA group earned soaring praise from the district's school board for its efforts to aid Houston's recovery of Hurricane ...

From staff reports
Sep 22, 2017

The Wyoming State Bar announced this week that James Whiting, an attorney from Lander, has been elected commissioner of the Wyoming State Bar to represent the ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

The City of Riverton said goodbye to two long-time employees this month: community development director Sandy Luers and sanitation operator Jim Watterson. ...


From staff reports
Sep 22, 2017

Births TROSPER A daughter was born to Ashten Whiteplume of Lander at 6:24 p.m. Sept. 19 at SageWest Health Care ...

From wire reports
Sep 22, 2017

LARAMIE (AP) -- The stands of War Memorial Stadium are mostly empty as Josh Allen makes his way toward midfield, ball in hand. Allen is wearing a T-shirt, ...

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 22, 2017

Trysta Stingley doesn't like to lose to underclassmen. So, after the Lady Wolverines' junior was defeated by Lander freshman Jessica White during a dual at ...

 

By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Sep 22, 2017

Naya Shime rose up majestically from the playing surface at Wolverine Gym on Thursday night, hung in the air as if in slow motion, then violently slammed fist ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 22, 2017

Ask anyone involved in economic development, and you'll hear the same thing: Rule No. 1 - preserve what you already have. Over the past week, since Riverton ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Maybe you've heard this legend of the space race: the Americans, desperate to write in antigravity but thwarted by the ink in their pens rising away from the ...


Todd Fornstrom, Pine Bluffs
Sep 22, 2017

Editor: "Wyoming Needs Agriculture" Day is coming to the University of Wyoming Cowboy Football game Saturday, Sept. 23, and the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation ...

By Sunny Jensen, For The Ranger
Sep 22, 2017

God answers all prayers. Sometimes he says "Yes," sometimes he says "No," and sometimes he says "You've got to be kidding!" Prayer is an amazing privilege God ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

The Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission toured the new Fort Washakie School before holding a bi-monthly work session and business meeting Sept. 14 in ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

Part one of three. The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved three proposals Wednesday that will move several construction projects ...

From staff reports
Sep 21, 2017

Michael Blackburn, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, has asked the Wind River Indian Reservation's tribal court to carry out a directive of the ...

From staff and wire reports
Sep 21, 2017

Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis has ruled out running next year for governor of Wyoming. Lummis had been considered a frontrunner for the job if she decided ...


By Bob Moen, Associated Press
Sep 21, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday over whether a former state lawmaker and a resident can proceed with their lawsuit alleging ...

From wire reports
Sep 21, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern ...

From wire reports
Sep 21, 2017

Early snowfall brings road woes CHEYENNE (AP) -- Areas of northwest Wyoming, including Yellowstone National Park, have received up to a foot of snow in ...


From staff reports
Sep 21, 2017

Deaths SMITH Michael Dale Smith, 73, passed away Sept. 19, 2017. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

When Riverton's airport board tried to convince the airport's Hertz dealer to be open on Saturdays, the board members didn't know that request would lead them ...

From staff reports
Sep 21, 2017

To stay competitive, retail businesses must learn to survive in an ever-shifting economic climate. A Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar called ...


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