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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2020

Five students have tested positive for coronavirus this week at Riverton schools. Officials said there are three positive cases at Riverton High School and ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2020

The Northern Arapaho Business Council officially removed from its ranks on Friday the longest-sitting council member in the history of the tribe. Al Addison, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2020

The Fremont County Clerk's Office has begun mailing out absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 general election. All ballots that had been requested as of last week ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2020

Another student at Riverton High School has tested positive for coronavirus. His mother, who works for the district, also tested positive, officials said, and ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Sep 22, 2020

With Wyoming's number of confirmed coronavirus infections taking another big jump on Monday, Fremont County's total now is on the brink of 600. The county's ...

Chuck
Sep 22, 2020

I am not a proponent of "positive thinking," or what recently has become known as "positive psychology." I have an issue, for example, with reframing a ...


By Randy Tucker
Sep 22, 2020

When it comes to athletics, particularly middle school and high school sports, counting is near the top of the list when it comes to being an effective coach. ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 22, 2020

Autumn The autumnal equinox arrives this year on just about the latest day at possibly can. Some years it can be as late as Sept. 23. The sun crossed the ...

Janna Farley / Cheyenne
Sep 22, 2020

Editor: To say there's a lot going on these days is an understatement. Wyomingites are still rising up to call out police killings and brutality against ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 20, 2020

Can a football game in which one team beats the other by 50 points have a turning point? In the case of Riverton High School's 57-7 loss Friday night to the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2020

Riverton High School freshman Parker Paxton rallied late Saturday to win the Class 3-A state golf championship. Paxton trailed Lander senior Jaren Calkins ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2020

The Lander Tigers played well enough to win Friday night in a 20-13 victory over visiting Evan-ston in their first home game of the season. Lander was ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2020

Claims of systemic racism by the leader of the Northern Arapaho Tribe this week have caused push-back by county officials, especially regarding the treatment ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Sep 17, 2020

Wyoming shattered its one-day coronavirus infection record on Wednesday, and the state The three fatalities were from other counties, bringing the state's ...

Staff
Sep 17, 2020

Deaths Dietrich Henry "Hank" Dietrich, 92, of Riverton, died at his home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. No services are scheduled at this ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 17, 2020

It's Homecoming night Friday for the Riverton Wolverines, who host the Jackson Bronx in a non-conference class 3-A football game at Wolverine field. To allow ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2020

Junior Jaden Miller rushed for a touchdown and added a crucial 2-point conversion that proved to be the game winner Friday night in a nail-biting 14-13 win by ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 17, 2020

Election oversight A respected Republican suggests forming a national panel to keep an eye on things A conservative Republican who served Indiana in the ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2020

Is it time for a duel or is the air just smoky? The colors of natural light filtering through pervasive wildfire smoke inspire bravado. As does that gawking, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer, with Wyoming News Exchange
Aug 30, 2020

A 14th coronavirus-related death was confirmed Friday afternoon by the Northern Arapaho Tribe. According to multiple unofficial sources, the deceased was ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 30, 2020

A Riverton woman arrested Tuesday has been charged with stealing more than $300,000 in four years' time. 43-year-old Laura Burleson - also known as Laura ...


From staff reports
Aug 30, 2020

A new management partnership takes over operations at Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton on Sept. 1. Alternate Perspectives Inc.(API), a certified ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 30, 2020

A Riverton woman is facing felony charges after being implicated in forgery and attempted theft. 45-year-old Leslie Ann Fournier wasn't charged until January ...

From staff reports
Aug 30, 2020

COVID-19 testing was completed last week for all inmates, staff and contract staff at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington. A ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 30, 2020

Beef producers, marketers consumers and community leaders gathered Saturday for the inuagural Rendezvous City Beef Roundup at Central Wyoming College. Marissa ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Aug 30, 2020

Opening their 2020 high school football season in the semi-official circumstances of "week zero," the Riverton Wolverines fell into an early whole against the ...


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