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Serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile
Jan 19, 2022

The Bridger-Teton National Forest will consider phasing out the Dell Creek and Forest Park winter elk feedgrounds as it studies Wyoming's request to continue ...

By Staff Reports
Jan 18, 2022

The Wyoming Business Council asked the state Wednesday morning for $3.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to invite a study team from Harvard to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2022

The Riverton City Council on Tuesday worked to strengthen the city's ordinance holding landlords accountable for disorderly tenants. The city's ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2022

After 30 years with The Ranger and its sister papers, former pressman and mailroom clerk Robert Stover now has been named general manager of the multi-town ...

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer, with staff reports
Jan 9, 2022

The Ranger and its affiliated newspapers in Fremont County have been sold. After decades of ownership by the Peck family, and countless editions, stories, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 5, 2022

The teen accused of shooting Jocelyn Watt and Rudy Perez to death three years ago in Riverton was transferred to Fremont County District Court on Wednesday for ...


From Ranger staff reports
Jan 5, 2022

Six more Fremont County residents died from the virus and its effects since the previous Wyoming Department of Health report on Dec. 15. Fremont County's ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 5, 2022

It's encouraging to see the Wyoming Legislature, at least at the committee level, digging into issues related to Title 25, mental health laws, and the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2022

Central Wyoming Regional Airport has exceeded 15,000 commercial passenger enplanements for the first time in thirteen years. As of Sunday, 15,121 flyers had ...


From Ranger staff reports
Jan 2, 2022

By Katie Roenigk and Clair McFarland Staff Writers, and Steve Peck, publisher COVID-19 topped the charts again this year when Ranger staffers ranked the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2021

'A Christmas Carol' runs Thursday through Sunday on Arts Center main stage he Central Wyoming College theater department presents "A Christmas Carol" ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2021

An outdoor equipment company planning to move to Riverton must maintain at least 25 full-time employees in order to keep the economic development money it's ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

Wyoming's Select Committee on School Facilities has approved a budget recommendation that includes funding for a new auditorium at Riverton High School and the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso thinks Wyoming should decide against expanding Medicaid. Acknowledging that the decision is a matter for state government, not the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Accused of being on the seller end of a methamphetamine transaction, a Riverton woman now faces up to 20 years in prison ...


From staff reports
Nov 14, 2021

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission's next meeting is Nov. 16-17 at the Riverton Holiday Inn, 900 E. Sunset Blvd. Planned informational presentations by the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

Central Wyoming College will receive a portion of Riverton's economic development sales tax money to upgrade its planned equine facility in town. The Riverton ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

There has been an "extreme increase" in violence among Fremont County youth as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Riverton school board heard last ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

q All performances are free, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. By Clair McFarland Staff Writer "There's no ...

From staff reports
Nov 14, 2021

From staff reports Fremont County artists are invited to submit artwork for a juried exhibit that will run from Jan. 6 to Feb. 14 in the Robert A. Peck ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2021

LARAMIE -- Make room for another banner at Shoshoni High School. The Wranglers handled Rocky Mountain 19-6 on a cool, windy afternoon at War Memorial Stadium ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Nov 14, 2021

Remember last year, when there was so much oil on the global marketplace, at precisely the same time demand for petroleum products was shrinking amid the ...

By Randy Tucker
Nov 14, 2021

Hope and despair are sister emotions, largely dependent on how we view a situation. I'm not quite ready to join the polyanna culture of the 1970s with those ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2021

Reported to have groped a 15-year-old and forced her to kiss him, a 45-year-old Riverton man now faces up to 15 years in prison. Robert Joe Moore, born 1976, ...


Staff
Nov 12, 2021

Deaths MEYERS Celia Jo Meyers, 88, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Services are pending. TAYLOR Allen R. ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2021

John Whiteside has been named chief executive officer of SageWest Health Care in Fremont County, effective Dec. 6. Former CEO John Ferrelli has retired. Bob ...

Robert H. Peck
Nov 12, 2021

Cooler weather is about more than just the sweaters. True, we do hear a lot about sweater weather in the fall --how it gets colder, but how in some ways ...


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