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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2018

The grizzly bear attack last Friday that resulted in the death of Mark Uptain, 37, of Jackson, occurred in proposed grizzly hunting Zone 2 in the Teton ...

From staff reports
Sep 20, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office, in partnership with Lander Cycling, invites the community to a volunteer trail construction day at Johnny ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2018

Friday in Washakie County renews one of the longest rivalries in Wyoming prep football history when the Worland Warriors host the Riverton Wolverines for the ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2018

Both the Lander Middle School Cubs and the Riverton Middle School Spartans competed at the Lander Invitational cross country meet Sept. 13, racing a two-mile ...

By Clair McFarland
Sep 20, 2018

The Husband was looking at houses for sale, but I wasn't so sure. We had lived in our house on Forest Drive for more than eight years, filled the place with ...

Kent Stockton, Riverton
Sep 20, 2018

Editor: In the immortal words of Yogi Berra, "|t's déja vu all over again." When we moved to Riverton in January 1973 to join the Wind River Medical Group, ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2018

Riverton's public school playgrounds are a little bit safer this year due to efforts of staff in Fremont County School District 25. FCSD 25 superintendent ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, For The Ranger
Sep 19, 2018

While the Bureau of Indian Affairs has indicated it will level new financial sanctions against the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes, non-compliance ...

From staff reports
Sep 19, 2018

The Hertz Corporation is reopening its counter at Riverton Regional Airport as a corporate location. A memo this month from city staff noted the ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 19, 2018

In their final match before the Class 4-A Northwest conference season begins, the Riverton Wolverine volleyball team flattened cross-county rival Lander 3-0 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2018

Verdant flatlands and foliage unfolded for the Central Wyoming College cross country Rustlers on Saturday in Hastings, Nebraska, where the men took third place ...

By Steven R. Peck
Sep 19, 2018

We are getting a kick out of the aerial photographs of the North Federal reconstruction site shot from the camera mounted on a remote-controlled drone. The ...


Warren Blount, Riverton
Sep 19, 2018

Editor: I was interested in the story about the "lost" badger being helped by the Wyoming game warden in Riverton. I commend the warden and everyone who had ...

From staff reports
Sep 18, 2018

Tuesday finally was a clear day in the Wind River Basin for the most part, following what might have been the smokiest weekend of the summer in the area. The ...

From staff and wire reports
Sep 18, 2018

Wildlife officials have blamed a pair of grizzly bears in the fatal mauling of a Wyoming hunting guide on Friday, marking the seventh suspected fatal attack by ...


From staff reports
Sep 18, 2018

"Glaciers of the Winds," a documentary produced by WyomingPBS that documents the scientific exploration and retreat of these glaciers,premieres on WyomingPBS ...

From wire reports
Sep 18, 2018

New UW lab school proposed LARAMIE (WNE) -- A University of Wyoming task force proposed Thursday the state construct a new building on campus to serve ...

From wire reports
Sep 18, 2018

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Grizzly bears aren't docile animals, but an especially aggressive attack that killed a hunting guide and injured his client is puzzling ...


From staff reports
Sep 18, 2018

Deaths PETERSON Donald M. Peterson, 81, of Lander, passed away Sept. 15, 2018, at his home. As per his request, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2018

The Central Wyoming Rustler volleyball team celebrated two victories and weathered two losses on the road last weekend at the Colorado Blue Mountain Inn and ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2018

"He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat," Napoleon Bonaparte once said. Memorable quotes made by political, military leaders and even athletic ...


From staff reports
Sep 18, 2018

Riverton High School hosted the Riverton Invitational girls swim meet Aug. 31, with the Wolverine girls scoring well across the board. Powell won the team ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 18, 2018

Hot September Even as the first trees are beginning to turn from summer green to fall gold, the Wind River Basincontinues to be - blessed? afflicted? ...

Dennis Palvo, Riverton
Sep 18, 2018

Editor: I am sure it is true that Mark Gordon got some votes from Democrats during the primary election. But there is no way he got enough people "crossing ...


By Matthew Brown, Associated Press, with staff reports
Sep 13, 2018

A U.S. judge on Thursday delayed for two more weeks the first grizzly bear hunts in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades, saying he needed more time to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2018

The City of Riverton will contribute $10,000 toward efforts to construct a splash pad in Riverton City Park. Council members on the city's finance committee ...

From staff reports
Sep 13, 2018

The search for Jose "Pepe" Pereda continues.The 70-year-old Arapahoe man was last seen at about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, driving southbound on South ...


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