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

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A 16-year-old Ethete girl died Saturday after being involved in a traffic incident on U.S. Highway 26 just west of ...

Daniel Bendtsen
May 14, 2019

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees named three candidates for the position of acting president Friday. Two are no longer university employees and the ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019

The 14-year-old student accused of making a threat against Riverton High School will be suspended or even expelled, Fremont County School District 25 ...


Staff reports
May 14, 2019

A Wyoming Department of Health official says increased cases of measles in some areas of the United States show why vaccination is important, but extra vaccine ...

Staff reports
May 14, 2019

CORRECTION The headline accompanying Friday's front page story about a lawsuit being filed against the City of Riverton should have read "Past administrator ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 14, 2019

Brodie Roden, Riverton High School's record holder in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes continued his athletic excellence on the track in college for the ...


Randy Tucker
May 14, 2019

In the days of VHS tape, coaches often snapped the little write-protection tab on the upper left corner of the tape after a memorable game. That way, there was ...

Staff
May 14, 2019

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball program has signed Central Wyoming College volleyball player Rylee Burmester. MSU-Northern, an NAIA school in ...

Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 14, 2019

'Frunday' paper We begin the second full week of May with a bit of newspaper housekeeping: The Ranger plans to combine its Friday and Sunday editions this ...


Todd Breton / Riverton
May 14, 2019

Editor: On the Tonkin Activities Center, which once was the Riverton High School, we are getting jerked around in all directions by the State of Wyoming. I ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

An application for an open container permit generated a longer conversation about alcohol consumption in City Park during a Riverton City Council meeting. The ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 12, 2019

Central Wyoming College conducted commencement exercises Friday night for the 49th time, with 239 names listed in the 2019 graduating class. Twelve graduates ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

After a Riverton Police Department release alerted the community to the threat of gun-related violence at Riverton High School, instigator of the supposed ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 12, 2019

Fremont County's newest unemployment picture shows marked improvement over both the previous month and the previous year. New data from the research and ...

From staff reports
May 12, 2019

Construction of 1.8 miles of passing lanes is the highlight of a $6.8 million project under way between Hudson and Riverton on Wyoming 789. Prime contractor ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Accused of beating and strangling his girlfriend, a Lander man could face more than 11 years in prison. Isaiah Joseph ...

From staff reports
May 12, 2019

The Bureau of Land Manage-ment and the Wyoming Honor Farm partner this Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, in Riverton for an adoption of gentled wild horses and ...

From staff reports
May 12, 2019

Citizens are invited by the Wyoming Department of Health to offer their thoughts, ideas and perspectives on air ambulance service online or during two upcoming ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer With meets scattered all over the western half of Wyoming, Fremont Country track teams fared well in regional competition, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

It was a damp and painful soccer outing Thursday night, when the Cody High School girls soccer team defeated Riverton at home 5-0, but the girls came back and ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 12, 2019

The Riverton High School boys lost 3-1 to Cody on a gamble on Thursday, then tied 1-1 with Powell High School in an overtime allotment at home the next day. ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 12, 2019

Every creature on Earth has, or had, a mother. We are the only ones who can talk to our mothers about their lives. This is the day to do it. As a species, we ...

By Randy Tucker
May 12, 2019

If you're old enough to remember drive-in movie theaters, you're old enough to remember dancing pickles, happy hotdogs and the enduring jingle that sang, ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer "Riverton is a viable healthcare market," was the overriding message at a public meeting of the Riverton Medical District in ...


Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

More than a year after they were ordered closed during a budget dispute, Fremont County Treasurer's and Fremont County Clerk's offices reopened Tuesday in ...

Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

Authorities have confirmed that a 23-year-old Lander man died May 5 after "getting pulled on a vehicle" on Jefferson Street, officials confirmed this ...

Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 9, 2019

An Arapahoe woman is facing a felony DUI charge after reportedly driving around the parking lot of Jaycee Park in a passenger car with children hanging out of ...


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