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

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

Two state lawmakers had an amicable disagreement Wednes-day about the state of K-12 funding in Wyoming. During the Senate Education Committee meeting, Wyoming ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

No foul play is suspected in the death of a 35-year-old Illinois woman whose body was found Tuesday on South Pass. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

An attempted-murder charge against Darin Surrell could change with the status of his alleged victim, who is hospitalized with a bullet wound in the back of his ...


From staff reports
Feb 25, 2021

The University of Wyoming's spring 2021 commencement ceremony will be conducted "virtually" in May, due to continuing concerns about large gatherings and ...

Staff
Feb 25, 2021

Deaths BROWN Robert Hobart Brown, 87, died Feb. 24, 2021, at his home in Riverton, surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place, and services will ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

Kaden Chatfield has made Riverton High School hool history as a freshman. After the Wolverine cross country team's top boy lent his legs to the indoor track ...


By Billy Brost / For The Ranger
Feb 25, 2021

After waiting more than two months to get onto the court, the St. Stephen's Eagles finally opened their basketball season Friday night in Pavillion against ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2021

Wind River crowned three Class 2-A Southwest wrestling champions, and the Dubois Rams had two champs in the regional tournament Saturday in Big Piney. As a ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 25, 2021

Necessarily, Wednesday's congressional hearing with U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy had a bit of an eyes-glazed-over quality to it. Take it from a ...


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Feb 25, 2021

"If I live to be a hundred, I will never know from where came those ribbons, lovely ribbons, scarlet ribbons for her hair." Remember that song? Well, next ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 24, 2021

More people are now eligible to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccinations, the Wyoming Department of Health said Wednesday. The expanded eligibility list now ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Feb 24, 2021

A Fremont County resident was included Monday among nine more coronavirus-related deaths in Wyoming. The Wyoming Department of Healthannounced the new deaths ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 24, 2021

The body of a woman found dead near South Pass on Tuesday was recovered from a snowy area for investigation about 24 hours later. Fremont County Coroner Mark ...

From staff reports
Feb 24, 2021

Gov. Mark Gordon signed an executive order recently that temporarily puts in place emergency rules for the Wyoming Depart-ment of Transportation that allows ...

Staff
Feb 24, 2021

Deaths CHAVEZ Velma St. Clair Chavez, 90, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at her home in Fort Washakie. Wake services were held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 24, 2021

Jared Lucas had 30 points for Riverton, and Lucas Engle reached double figures in both rebounds and assists. -------- Marching toward the postseason with ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 24, 2021

Three days after scoring just eight points in a Class 4-A varsity basketball game, the Riverton High School girls exceeded that point total comfortably in the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 24, 2021

The Wind River Cougars and Shoshoni Wranglers have tangled many times on the basketball court since Morton and Pavillion consolidated to create Wind River 51 ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 24, 2021

The legislative committee that last week made the decision to recommend doing away with local government public notice requirements has made a mistake. If the ...

Laurence Horne / Riverton
Feb 24, 2021

Editor: Responding to Mr. Scheidemantel of WYDOT (Feb. 14 Ranger), who apparently is proud of building a traffic hazard at South First and Main in the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2021

Eighty-six students enrolled last fall in the first semester of the new four-year degree program at Central Wyoming College. The enrollment total is more than ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2021

A joint maintenance agreement on four roads involved a governmental custody dispute is unlikely. North Fork, South Fork, Trout Creek and Ethete roads on the ...

From staff reports
Feb 19, 2021

DWS now paying Pandemic Unemployment Assistance The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is accepting unemployment insurance applications from those ...

Staff
Feb 19, 2021

Deaths MARINO Connie Joan Marino, 77, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Westward Heights Nursing Home, with her loving family by her side. ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2021

Wind River defenders Hadlee Becker and Crista Henry sandwiched Wyoming Indian's Angela Astorga in a Saturday game in Ethete. Wind River and Wyoming Indian play ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

Conference road wins are hard to come by in Class 4-A basketball, but the Riverton Wolverine girls got one Thursday night in Rock Springs. What's more, they ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 19, 2021

The driver's seat is a good place to be in an sports conference, and the Riverton Wolverines have just made themselves more comfortable in it. Already having ...


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