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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

People attending a public meeting Thursday night in Riverton spoke against a revised permit that inflicts tighter restrictions on the proposed Moneta Divide ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

The Riverton Police Department is getting body cameras. RPD Capt. Wes Romero said the plan is to purchase 15 of the units in the near term, with another 15 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

The Men Who Cook local fundraising campaign is hosting its fifth annual dinner -- cooked by local men -- at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Fremont County ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer The annual Riverton Jackalope Jump fundraiser is set for Saturday morning outsideRiverton City Hall at 11 a.m., with ...

Staff
Feb 14, 2020

Deaths HITTLE Janet Marie Hittle, 85, passed away Feb. 8, 2020, at Providence St. Peter's Hospital in Olympia Washington. There are no present plans for a ...

From staff reports
Feb 14, 2020

Riverton High School's basketball games Friday night in Green Riverhave been postponed. RHSR00;officials decided not tyo try to travel over South Pass dued ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer It was a bitter ending Saturday afternoon for the Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers. Playing at Rustler Gym against ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020

Central Wyoming College continues to climb in the Region IX men's basketball standings with four games to go before the postseason. The Rustlers handled ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 14, 2020

"My love is like a red red rose That's newly sprung in June; My love is like the melodie That's sweetly play'd in tune. "So fair art thou, my bonnie ...


Robert H. Peck
Feb 14, 2020

If you've ever been on the market for an apartment or rental house, chances are you had certain amenities you were seeking above all others. A bathtub was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

Riverton city officials are hoping Wyoming legislators don't have to cut funding for local governments this year in order to balance the state budget. The ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

State Rep. Andrea Clifford, D-Ethete expects to find much to address in 2020 session of the Wyoming Legislature. Briefing Fremont County Commissioners before ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

With criminal case loads increasing in the courts, Fremont County Public Defender's Office supervisor John Gerard is pushing for better stipends for ...

By Claire Manning
Feb 13, 2020

Corbin Weber, a fourth-grader at Rendezvous Elementary School in Riverton, reached for a muffin at the school's "Muffins with Mom" event Thursday morning. ...

From staff reports
Feb 13, 2020

Brad Johnson of Wyoming Financial Insurance presented details on a small-business health insurance plan offered through the Wyoming Chamber Welfare Benefits ...


From staff reports
Feb 13, 2020

The American Red Cross of Wyoming is looking to build up its "Disaster Action Team" in Fremont County. "When people think about Red Cross and what we do, ...

Staff
Feb 13, 2020

Deaths WILLIAMS Carol Marie Williams, 78, died Feb. 10, 2020, at her home in Lander, surrounded by family. A viewing will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 13, 2020

When the Riverton High School wrestlers hosted Cody for a dual matchup Feb. 6, they enjoyed a narrow victory-- and senior night. RHS defeated Cody ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2020

Two road games await the Riverton High School basketball teams this weekend, with the buses rolling southwest to Green River for a girls-boys doubleheader ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2020

Duration It's not the coldest or snowiest winter, but it seems like one of the longest Leafing through Ranger archives a few days ago looking for tidbits ...

Betty Starks Case
Feb 13, 2020

Isn't love a strange thing? Such an everyday need, crucial to life itself, yet elusive to many. Doesn't it seem we'd be able to get a grip on love one of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2020

A bill to allow tribal identification cards to be used for voter registration was approved unanimously on first reading Wednesday in the Wyoming House of ...

Daniel Bendtsen / Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 12, 2020

At least 14 legislators are backing a bill that would prevent the University of Wyoming from regulating firearms on campus. As with other previous failed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2020

A pervasive "culture of not going to court" is to blame for jail overcrowding in Fremont County. That was the statement by Fremont County Attorney Patrick ...


From staff reports
Feb 12, 2020

Thursday's public meeting on the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality's decision to limit planned expansion of the Moneta Divide natural gas project is ...

Staff
Feb 12, 2020

Births HUMPHREYS A son was born to Ashley and Michael Humphreys of Riveton at 3:54 a.m. Feb. 2, 2020, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He weighed 6 ...

clair
Feb 12, 2020

Six teams vied for dominance at the Class 3-A West Conference swim meet Friday and Saturday in Powell, where Riverton High School won third and Lander Valley ...


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