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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

After receiving a list of three candidates for the Fremont County Coroner mid-term replacement, the Fremont County Commission chose Tuesday not to select a new ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

The two men killed earlier this year in a railcar explosion in Shoshoni died within minutes of the incident due to carbon monoxide toxicity, investigators ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

Construction crews on West Main Street discovered a faulty pipe that was leaking about 3 million gallons of treated water each month, Riverton city staff said ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

A federal lawsuit alleges that the former chief financial officer of Wyoming Catholic College obtained $15 million from an investment company under false ...

Staff
Jul 13, 2021

BIRTHS CORSON A daughter was born to Shayna and Dean Corson of Riverton at 7:52 p.m. Wedneday, June 23, 2021, in Thermopolis. She weighed 7 pounds, 0 ...

From staff reports
Jul 13, 2021

The Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority hosts two events this week. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Shipton Housing Development Project will take place ...


By Randy Tucker
Jul 13, 2021

Women's track and field is a study in frustration for anyone competing in races shorter than 1500 meters. American Olympic hopeful Sha'Carri Richardson had ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

The game is set for Saturday, July 24, in Casper. What do a Lander Tiger head coach, a pair of Wind River Cougar head coaches, and three Riverton ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 13, 2021

Muscular Ma Mother Nature showed some muscle Monday night just before and just after sundown, when a sledge-hammering thunderstormtore across central Fremont ...


Mike Hannah / Riverton
Jul 13, 2021

Editor: When the City of Riverton's council was discussing if fireworks should be legal in the city limits, the group talking all listed several reasons why ...

From the University of Wyoming News Service
Jul 11, 2021

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2021 spring semester. The following ...

From staff reports
Jul 11, 2021

Cyclists riding 3,750 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean this summer to fight poverty housing will arrive for an overnight stay in Riverton on ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 11, 2021

For the longest time, having a baby as an unmarried woman carried his significant social stigma --usually for the mother and, sometimes, even for the ...

By Randy Tucker
Jul 11, 2021

Once there were 57 dairies operating in Fremont County. Today there are none. Statewide the number of dairy farms once numbered more than 400. Now just a ...

From staff reports
Jul 4, 2021

The University of Wyoming has planned a number of in-person activities to welcome first-time and transfer students as it prepares for a traditional fall 2021 ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 4, 2021

A Fort Washakie man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for failure to register as a sex offender. Court documents indicate that, beginning ...

By Judy Pedersen / For The Ranger
Jul 4, 2021

Edward Thomas Glenn was one of the first to claim a lot in the brand new town of Riverton, Wyoming. It was 1906, and his business lots were on the corner of ...

From staff reports
Jul 4, 2021

Two Fremont County organizations have received funding from First Lady Jennie Gordon's Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor's Residence ...


From staff reports
Jul 4, 2021

From staff reports State colleges and universities in Colorado now will charge in-state tuition to members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, local leaders ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 4, 2021

Deaths DAVID Funeral services for Nixon Finn David were Thursday, July 1, at the Lander Community Center.Interment followed at Mount Hope Cemetery. He ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 4, 2021

The Lander Lobos finished the trophy round of the Wyoming Senior Babe Ruth State Tournament in similar fashion to their 2-2 performance in pool play. Sunday ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2021

Fremont County authorities formally have identified the man who fired on a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper and then was shot to death by the officer. The man ...

From Ranger staff reports
Jun 25, 2021

A motorist was shot to death and a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper was injured seriously in an exchange of gunfire Friday afternoon near Lander. Ranger staff ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2021

The Fremont County Com-mission might ask voters to fund a new tax district to pay for local ambulance services in the future. Commissioner Mike Jones briefed ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2021

The Wind River Tribal Court has ruled in favor of Shoshone leadership and against three individuals disputing the change of voting quorum for the tribe's top ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jun 20, 2021

Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced Friday that Jose Luis Urrea, age 35, of Tucson, Arizona, and Mario Vera-Sandoval, age 51, of Cananea, ...

From staff reports
Jun 20, 2021

q The President's Honor Roll lists students who posted a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the spring semester. The Provost's Honor Roll lists those who ...


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