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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 14, 2021

To decide the custody outlook for four rural roads, the Fremont County Commission is scheduled to meet with the Wind River Intertribal Council. The meeting ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Fremont County government has cut back from weekly to twice-monthly COVID-19 conference calls, and now is set to evaluate further reduction. "We are still ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Accused of having methamphetamine at the Center of Hope rehabilitation center, a Fremont County man now is charged as a repeat drug possessor. Leonardo ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Almost 1,000 people boarded airplanes last month at Central Wyoming Regional Airport - the highest enplanement total recorded for March since 2012, local ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

The Illinois woman who was found dead late in the winter on South Pass committed suicide, according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office. Andrea C. Alvarez, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

The Fremont County Commis-sion and Sheriff have signed a resolution to make Fremont a "Second Amendment sanctuary county." Citizen Harold Donahue asked the ...


From staff reports
Apr 11, 2021

Central Wyoming College will hold a disaster drill 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Administrators said the drill is meant to look realistic in order to educate ...

From staff reports
Apr 11, 2021

Three local bridges are slated for repairs and other work as part of a $1.95 million northwest Wyoming bridge rehabilitation project in 2021, the Wyoming ...

Staff
Apr 11, 2021

A Wyoming Trucking Associa-tion Trust Fund Scholarship has been awarded to Justin Dowd, of Dubois. Dowd plans to attend WyoTech majoring in diesel mechanics, ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Jaden Ferris has accomplished tremendous things in high school, and she intends to do the same in college as she takes her game to Haskell Indian Nations ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 11, 2021

Sandie Friday just gets the job done, always with a smile on her face. The senior power forward led the Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs in scoring and rebounding ...

By Billy Brost / For The Ranger
Apr 11, 2021

Shoshoni High School coach Max Mills is the 2021 Fremont County girls basketball Coach of the Year. Mills, who has served as the Lady Blue head coach for the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 11, 2021

Well, the Great Public School Funding Shortage of 2021 must not have been such a big deal after all. The Wyoming Legislature adjourned Wednesday without ...

By Randy Tucker
Apr 11, 2021

We live in a time of constant connection. You can't seem to go anywhere without the omnipresent digital world clawing at you. In these times of modern ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2021

The Wyoming Supreme Court has disbarred Arapahoe attorney and former tribal court judge Terri V. Smith from the practice of law, due to her 2020 convictions ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2021

Accused of breaking his fellow inmate's face last May, A Wyoming Honor Farm inmate now faces another possible 10 years in prison. The charge dates back to an ...

Staff
Apr 9, 2021

Emergency calls Information in this column is taken from official law enforcement reports. An arrest is a preliminary step in the legal process. It does not ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Apr 9, 2021

The ugly handiwork of the vandal with a can of spray paint was an evidence around Riverton on Thursday morning. The Riverton Police Department was kept busy ...


Robert H. Peck
Apr 9, 2021

This is an ode to the patience of plants, our most moderate of citizens. Spring beckons us all this April. We are lured out, bare-armed and blinking, to a ...

Barb Fayette / Riverton
Apr 9, 2021

Editor: I write to thank Clair McFarland for her most fun column about candy hidden from her by "The Husband." I have a similar story, even stranger. My ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

Accused of a home invasion that ended with his surrender at gunpoint to the occupant, Norman Ybarra was transferred to a higher court Wednesday afternoon. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

Wyoming's school funding bill died Wednesday in the Legislature, meaning there will be no cuts to K-12 education at the state level this year. The issue of ...

Staff
Apr 8, 2021

CALENDAR Friday, April 9 Artisan Alley Paint Night is 6-8:30 p.m. April 9 at the Shoshoni Rec Center, 97 Maple Street in Shoshoni. Cost is $35 plus tax. ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

Once an Eagle, always an Eagle. Western Heritage Lutheran Academy senior Kaden Dower has signed a national letter of intent to play football at Chadron State ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2021

The Shoshoni Invitational track meet was squeezed in on Maundy Thursday, in the midst of spring break for most high schools across the region. The small meet ...

Betty Starks Case
Apr 8, 2021

We've just celebrated Easter. Outdoor temperatures are putting us all in a new mood after an unimaginable pandemic. Birds circle blue skies, ready to mate ...

Phillip Esswood / Riverton
Apr 8, 2021

Editor: Main Street in Riverton (downtown) is being repaved again. Already? It has been 17 years, but at the time in 2004 I remember being told that would a ...


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