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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

No charges will be filed in the November homicide that resulted in the death of Lisa Pitt, 39, of Riverton, Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun said ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 17, 2021

A different version of the coronavirus has reached Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Health announced Saturday that the state's first case of the mutant "UK ...

Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange/and Ranger staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

In a message delivered to state lawmakers, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon promised to continue his defense of Wyoming's fossil fuel industries while reiterating the ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

Home Source Realty will continue to serve as Riverton's real estate agent for the Airport Industrial Park, city leaders decided this month. Ten years The ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

A Riverton man could spend decades in prison if convicted of sexual acts with a 5-year-old. Now 20, Joshua J Anderle is charged with both first-degree ...

From staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has begun issuing payments to unemployment insurance claimants for Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation ...


From staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

The National Bighorn Sheep Center in Dubois has launched a soil and mineral assessment in Torrey Valley. The work involved the sampling of three mineral lick ...

From staff reports
Jan 17, 2021

After convening briefly on Jan. 12, Fremont County's legislators now know the schedule for Wyoming Legislature will hold three days of virtual standing ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

A Riverton man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl has been transferred to Fremont County District Court to be prosecuted as a potential felon. Born 1984, ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer A well-placed timeout is one of the tools of good coaching. After Thermopolis took a surprising 7-0 lead over the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

If you're a fan of scoring, the Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse was the place to be Friday night. The Lander boys rolled to a 6-0 record in a big way with a ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2021

By Steve Peck Publisher The Cody Fillies spoiled the Class 4-A Northwest quadrant opener for the Riverton Lady Wolverines, downing Riverton 52-19. ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2021

Chalk up a Class 4-A Northwest conference win for the Riverton Wolverines in their first opportunity of the season. Shaking off Tuesday night's disappointing ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2021

For a variety of reasons, frustration and confusion exist among the Fremont County public concerning how, when, and where to receive the coronavirus vaccine. ...

By Randy Tucker
Jan 17, 2021

We're a little behind the times out here in the West when the latest trends finally reach us. It's improved with the advent of the Internet and satellite ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

When a Pavillion woman's murder case was sent to a higher court Jan. 4, attorneys debated about marital abuse. Bennilee Strock, 39, was arrested the night ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 13, 2021

Three more Fremont County residents have died from complications of coronavirus, part of a statewide fatality report numbering 33. more deaths linked to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

Airline passengers at Central Wyoming Regional Airport ended 2020 on an upward swing, with enplanements recovering strongly from the depths of the cornoavirus ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

Accused of beating his girlfriend savagely, Garrett Middleton now faces up to 10 years in prison. The 22-year-old Riverton man was arrested the day after ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

It's hard to keep a good player down. The Riverton Wolverines managed it for fir first half Tuesday night against Lander. The second half made all the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

Turnovers helped sink the Riverton Lady Wolverines in their annual rivalry game Tuesday with the Class 3-A Lander Lady Tigers. Bad passes, traveling calls, ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 13, 2021

The President of the United States appears headed for a second impeachment during his only four-year term in office, and Wyoming, unexpectedly, finds itself ...

Jason Floyd / Riverton
Jan 13, 2021

Editor: In his letter to the editor saying he is in the small minority in Wyoming opposed to legal use of marijuana, Ron Warpness criticized people who are 34 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2021

Local government leaders host community meetings next week to assess the needs of low-income residents. Attendees are invited to discuss their perceptions of ...


By Matthew Brown Associated Press, with Ranger staff reports
Jan 12, 2021

The Trump administration has completed a review of plans to ease protections for a struggling bird species in seven states in the U.S. West, but there's little ...

Staff
Jan 12, 2021

Deaths RALSTON Frederick "Fred" Richard Ralston Wendel, 86, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2021

Riverton faced some tough matches over the weekend against Class 4-A wrestling squads and came away with a 1-3 record. Due to coronavirus precautions, no ...


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