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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 21, 2020

The United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming has been asked by United States Attorney General William Barr to be vigilant against state or county ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger contributions
May 21, 2020

A Washakie County man who lived in a long-term care facility in Worland has died of complications from coronavirus. The Wyoming Department of Health confirmed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 21, 2020

A man who died after exchanging gunfire with police April 15 in Riverton was struck my multiple gunshots. The autopsy verdict by Fremont County Coroner Mark ...


Sherry Shelley
May 21, 2020

This week's column will introduce a few of the current key players in the local food movement in Fremont County. Some have been working on local food issues ...

Betty Starks Case
May 21, 2020

Recently a Homestead staff member found a tiny, grey, orphan kitten along the road on her way to work. With a kinder heart than the one who dumped the kitten ...

Staff
May 21, 2020

Deaths HAUKAAS Lyle James Haukaas, 41, of Hudson,died Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, memorial services will ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 21, 2020

The venue may be a little different, but the good news is that there will be American Legion Baseball this summer in Riverton. The Riverton Raiders began ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 21, 2020

The brief special session of the Wyoming Legislature last weekend turned out to be not nearly so high-drama as some had predicted. Such expectations had been ...

Susan Tucker / Riverton
May 21, 2020

Editor: This is in response to your Mothers Day editorial on Sunday, May 10. I thank you for such a great idea on interviewing our mom. Randy and I arrived ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

A new manufacturing company is making plans to come to Riverton - bringing along 200 well-paying jobs. Inductance Energy Corp. of Cheyenne wants to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

A sixth tribal member and Fremont County resident has died after contracting coronavirus. The Northern Arapaho Business Council expressed "sincere ...

From Ranger staff reports
May 20, 2020

There is a race for the Ward 3 seat on the Riverton City Council. Lindsey Cox of Riverton filed Friday for the seat, one day after incumbent Tim Hancock filed ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Following weeks of shutdown due to coronavirus protections, the Fremont County Library System opened its branches Monday, ...

Staff
May 20, 2020

Deaths HAUKAAS Lyle James Haukaas, 41, of Hudson, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020. Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, memorial ...

Staff and wire reports
May 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, which already has postponed the U.S. Open at Winged Foot from June to September, has forced the USGA to do away with qualifying for the ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 20, 2020

Terry Snyder put it just right. The soon-to-retire superintendent of schools for District 25 in Riverton had just watched the unprecedented automobile ...

Connie Perkins / Riverton
May 20, 2020

Positive yard signs by UW 'meaningful' to citizens Editor: I want to thank the University of Wyoming for making the yard signs available with the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 19, 2020

An out-of-state traveler was injured in a bear attack Saturday while looking for shed antlers east of Dubois. The 21-year-old man shot and killed the female ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 19, 2020

With restrictions in place due to the coronavirus, Riverton High School graduates arrived at the outdoor stage by car for commencement. Superintendent Terry ...

Staff
May 19, 2020

correction A photo caption in Sunday's edition should have said residents of the coronavirus quarantine camp at Arapahoe must test negative for the virus ...

By Randy Tucker
May 19, 2020

The magic of living in a smaller community, in this case, Fremont County in its entirety, is that you get the privilege of watching the kids in Riverton, ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
May 19, 2020

q He won the 113-pound state championship as a freshman, took third at 132 pounds as a sophomore, then won back-to-back state titles at 145 pounds his junior ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
May 19, 2020

Two-day heatwave The spring of 2020 won't be remembered as a particularly warm one in Fremont County, but the third week of May certainly has started that ...

Michelle Kretzer / Norfolk, Va.
May 19, 2020

Editor The Wyoming Game and Fish Department killing a bear (May 8 news reports) just because humans didn't want him there is nothing to celebrate. Humans ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 17, 2020

As of Friday afternoon, 16 people were quarantined in a man camp abutting Arapahoe School on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The camp was offered ...

From Ranger staff reports
May 17, 2020

Fremont County reportedly has its fifth death from the coronavirus. Gov. Mark Gordon on Saturday is reported to have announced the death during remarks to the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 17, 2020

After two years of data-gathering, law enforcement agents are airing the conversations of a presumed local drug network in court. The conversations of ...


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