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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2018

An electrical pole, light and camera will be installed at the Riverwalk in south Riverton in the coming months order to help the Riverton Police Department ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2018

Another house fire took place in Fremont County this week, displacing one Dubois resident and her dog, officials said Tuesday. The resident reported the ...

From staff reports
Dec 12, 2018

Births OMMEN A son was born to Chase and Jaymie Ommen of Lander at 4:29 p.m. December 3, 2018, at SageWest ...


From staff reports
Dec 12, 2018

Births OMMEN A son was born to Chase and Jaymie Ommen of Lander at 4:29 p.m. December 3, 2018, at SageWest ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2018

Four games in 24 hours is a lot for any basketball team. When you have just six players it's an even bigger challenge.Fatigue clearly was a factor in a 0-4 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2018

The Riverton High School boys swim team competed in its first meet of the season last weekend, on Dec. 7 and 8 in Rawlins, where the swimmers raced events of ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2018

With a state championship and five all-state selections, the Riverton High School girls swim team looks positioned for a competitive future. As reported ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 12, 2018

How many letters to Santa Claus has The Ranger published through the years in its annual Christmas greetings edition? We've applied a strict analytical ...

Dannette Woodling, Riverton
Dec 12, 2018

Editor: This is a comment on the driver killed in the two-car accident on Nov. 9. The report found he had high blood alcohol and also cannabis in his ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2018

Two Fremont County residents died early Sunday in a house fire in Shoshoni. Officials would not release the names of the deceased Tuesday pending family ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2018

A new phase in the quest for improved health care in Riverton was announced Monday night at a public meeting at St. Margaret's School gymnasium. More than ...

From staff reports
Dec 11, 2018

Corrections Friday's Riverton High School girls basketball story reported incorrectly that Naya Shime was an ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2018

Central Wyoming College made it a sweep of Colorado Northwestern this season with a 94-82 win over the Spartans at Rustler gym on Saturday. Central shot an ...

Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2018

I was coaching the junior varsity in Shoshoni the year they changed the free throw shooting rule. Prior to that season no player could move until the ball hit ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2018

Shoshoni picked up a hard fought win over the host Burns Broncs in girls basketball action at the Burns Classic. The Lady Wranglers edged the Broncs 43-36 but ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 11, 2018

Editor's note: An unedited draft of this story appeared inadvertently in Sunday's sports section. It is printed below in its intended version. All three ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 11, 2018

Month 12 Towns in Fremont County rarely are listed as the coldest in the state in daily weather reporting. Big Piney, Pinedale and other spots in the ...

Gayle Melvin, Riverton
Dec 11, 2018

Editor: Interesting editorial on Nov. 28 about somebody from Wyoming being Speaker of the House or the majority leader of the Senate. I see it happening for ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 7, 2018

The Riverton City Council has denied a liquor license transfer for a local convenience store after hearing arguments against the move from residents who live ...

By Claire Peart, For the Ranger
Dec 7, 2018

Ice skating season is about to begin again in Riverton as City of Riverton Parks Department employees spent Friday flooding the rink at Tonkin Stadium. ...

From staff reports
Dec 7, 2018

Births MILLWARD A daughter was born to Aly Lanham and Price Millward of Riverton at 7:57 a.m. Nov. 28, 2018, at ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 7, 2018

The Riverton Wolverines ran into a buzz saw dressed in orange and black as the 2018-19 high school basketball season began Thursday night, falling to Casper ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 7, 2018

The Riverton High School swim boys practice to soundtrack of the Disney movie "Moana." And, while head coach Jay Dayton might shake his head at it, the 15 ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 7, 2018

In a battle of preseason No. 1 versus No. 2 Class 2-A basketball, the Wyoming Indian girls took care of Pine Bluffs 45-36 Thursday evening in the opening ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Dec 7, 2018

The Burns tournament opened with what has become an annual event between the nearby Pine Bluffs Hornets and the Wyoming Indian Chiefs. The Chiefs made the ...

Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 7, 2018

One of the famous dates in all American history is today. Dec. 7, 1941, brought shock and outrage to the nation with the news that military forces from Japan ...

Robert H. Peck
Dec 7, 2018

One of the best games to play driving at night on the highway is to try and identify vehicles by their headlights. We all do this, I think, whether conscious ...


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