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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2021

People with COVID-19 antibodies no longer have to quarantine after coming into contact with infected people, local school officials said this week. The new ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2021

Fremont County's impaired driving enforcement operation over the Labor Day weekend resulted in 858 traffic stops, 20 impaired driver arrests, and 14 controlled ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2021

The Girls Scouts host two-open house events this week in Fremont County. Any girl in grades K-12 is invited to attend with a parent or guardian to learn more ...


From staff reports
Sep 19, 2021

Hundreds of runners from across the nation converge at South Pass City State Historic Site this weekend to participate in a half marathon, 50K or 100K in the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2021

The Riverton Wolverines won the Class 3-A boys state golf championship Saturday at the nearby Lander Golf Course. Fire truck rides have become a familiar ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2021

Turnovers, missed scoring opportunities, untimely penalties and big plays by Evanston were the difference Friday afternoon as the Lander Tigers fell to 20-14 ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 19, 2021

Improving by leaps and bounds as the midway point of the high school football season nears, the Riverton Wolverines were on the roadFriday nightthrowing a ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2021

A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper who was shot by and returned fire on a Lander man, on Sinks Canyon Road in June acted within the law, according to a Friday ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2021

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer For a 47-year-old Riverton man, two days of eluding a hospital and nearly every police agency in Fremont County ended, ...


Staff
Sep 17, 2021

Deaths POWELL Steven Verle Powell, 68, formerly of Riverton, and his wife, Darlene Barnes Powell, 73, passed away Sept. 8, 2021, in a motorcycle accident. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 17, 2021

The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on 2001 sparked headlines and remembrances around the nation, including in Wyoming, just as it should ...

Robert H. Peck
Sep 17, 2021

Yes, I've shared this before, but recent SRIs (Sock Related Incidents) compel me to revisit the topic with readers. ---------- How many socks have you ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2021

A mask mandate was reinstated Wednesday at Central Wyoming College to guard against the spread of COVID-19. The masking order will be in place for at least ...

From Ranger staff reports
Sep 16, 2021

The 15-year-old Evanston boy who died in July during a tubing accident at Morton Lake was not intoxicated at the time, toxicology testing showed. Dagon L. ...

Staff
Sep 16, 2021

Deaths BARTLETT George H. Bartlett, 92, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Military honors will be held at 10 a.m. ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 16, 2021

Football is back, with gambling now part of it --officially. That could hardly seem more strange to many longtime fans. Until very recent years, gambling on ...

Robert H. Peck
Sep 16, 2021

When I was a history major at Yale, I took a class with renowned Cold War historian John Gaddis. The great professor has written and taught about the conflict ...

From Ranger staff reports
Sep 15, 2021

The Sand Creek Fire west of Lander has grown to cover more than 900 acres, according to new information released Wednesday from the Shoshone National ...


Harold Schultz
Sep 15, 2021

September is my favorite month. Many of you probably agree. The weather is cooler, with just enough warm sun to make things comfortable. September also is ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 15, 2021

Not long ago -- before this year, really -- the notion that a landslide-elected official in Wyoming, whose last name was Cheney, would face a big-money, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2021

A Pavillion woman accused of stabbing her husband to death on Christmas Eve has agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter. BenniLee Strock, who was 39 when ...


Staff
Sep 14, 2021

BIRTHS ATENCIO A daughter was born to Audrey and Jamison Antencio of Riverton at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2021, in Lander. She weighed 6 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

The man who was fatally shot by a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper in June near Lander was intoxicated at the time, according to a case report from the Fremont ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

A Jeffrey City business owner could spend up to 20 years in prison if convicted of selling mushrooms and marijuana. According to a source cited in the court ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

The Northern Arapaho Tribe and Riverton attorney Joel Vincent have entered into a settlement agreement which will dismiss a lawsuit brought by the tribe in ...

From staff reports
Sep 12, 2021

Eleven photographers won ribbons in the Sinks Canyon State Park photo contest this year in the 41st annual contest. Each year brings a variety of photograph ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 12, 2021

An improving Riverton Wolverine football team almost got its first win of the season Friday in Evanston, but the home-standing Red Devils held off Riverton for ...


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