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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2020

Authorities have identified the alleged accomplices of former Wind River Tribal Court Chief Judge Terri Smith, who resigned her post last spring after she was ...

Claire Manning
Jan 16, 2020

Lander firefighter Stefan Petersen, worked with a team to extinguish flames during a training session of the annual Wyoming Mid-Winter Fire School at the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2020

A $30 million request for funding from the Wyoming Community College Commission caused concern for State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, last week. Larsen, who ...


Staff
Jan 16, 2020

Deaths WEBER James A. Weber III, 79, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at the Riverton Hospital Intensive Care Unit, with his family by his side. ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2020

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer In 1907, just months after Riverton was established, the town's first pharmacy opened. It was called Pioneer Drug and has long ...

By Billy Brost / For The Ranger
Jan 16, 2020

Six different players scored in double digits, led by senior Francisco Black's 14 points, and the St. Stephen's Eagles boys basketball team gave the home fans ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2020

The Cody Broncs broke open a tight game Saturday with visiting Wyoming, and the Class 4-A Broncs edged the 2-A Chiefs 76-66 in Cody. Wyoming Indian led early ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2020

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs came up a three points short Saturday in Park County, dropping a close 45-42 decision to the Class 4-A Cody Fillies. The Class ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 16, 2020

"Wait till you hear this!" blared the cable TV news anchor Wednesday. A tantalizing tease, for sure. It turned out to be the video clip from a moment ...


Todd Spencer / Grain Valley, Missouri
Jan 16, 2020

Dear Members of the Wyoming Transportation, Highways & Military Affairs Committee: The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) opposes SF0006. ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 15, 2020

By Steve Peck Publisher With positive developments across every standard, Fremont County's job market was improving as winter neared. The latest data ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is in talks with the county's maintenance supervisor about adding top bunks to single ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2020

A rezoning approval this week represented a "major accomplishment" in the process of building a new Central Wyoming College center in Jackson. "If we didn't ...

Staff
Jan 15, 2020

Community Calendar Thursday, January 16 The Bighorn Restoration Group will hold its winter meeting at 6:30 p.m. in room 105-106 at Central Wyoming College ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2020

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer In the first of two dual wrestling matches this week, the Riverton Wolverines beat the Class 4-A Rock Springs Tigers 42 -30 ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 15, 2020

There's more to the Fremont County jobs market than the simple unemployment rate. Sometimes, in fact, a higher rate can be a good thing. It used to be that ...

Collette Binford / Riverton
Jan 15, 2020

Editor: Christmas has come and gone, and IR00;want to comment on letters to Santa Claus in the newspaper. In my family writing a letter to Santa Claus and ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jan 14, 2020

Riverton Regional Airport's new era of passenger air travel began Sunday with the arrival of the first flight of United Express and its 50-passenger regional ...


Tom Coulter / Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 14, 2020

Although the latest projections show a slight drop in state revenue for the current and upcoming bienniums, Wyoming lawmakers should have enough to fund Gov. ...

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2020

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, doesn't expect larger cities in Wyoming to support his proposal to give more money to smaller communities in the state at ...

From staff reports
Jan 14, 2020

The Wyoming Department of Health is reminding Wyoming families to test homes for radon to see if a potentially dangerous health risk exists, while also ...


Staff
Jan 14, 2020

Births ANTELOPE A son was born to LeAndra Washington and Aaron Antelope Jr., both ot Ethete, at 8:45 a.m.Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at the family residence. He ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2020

The annual Zach Parrish Memorial Wrestling tournament, also known as the Wrangler Duals, began Friday night with host Shoshoni wrestling Big Piney. On ...

By Randy Tucker
Jan 14, 2020

Just one more week of seemingly endless "tournament" basketball remains until the regular season begins for most area teams. The Lander boys begin their ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 14, 2020

The cold season In the midst of a long winter, it can be tempting to get our head of ourselves in looking forward to spring. The truth is, we aren't even ...

Sharyn Carney / Riverton
Jan 14, 2020

Editor: I am very happy to see that the League of Women Voters is starting back up in Fremont County. IR00;have a personal memory of it from growing up ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2020

Small communities in Wyoming could get a larger portion of the state's local government distribution through an amendment State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, ...


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