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

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2018

A capacity crowd gathered in the Riverton Branch Library Meeting room Wednesday evening to listen to presentations by members of the new Citizens to Save Our ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2018

A local resident has approached the Riverton City Council this week with a concern about drunken and disorderly conduct at City Park. Debbie Anderson lives in ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 16, 2018

On today's Ranger opinion page (that's the page you are reading now), you'll see a long letter written by the new committee organized in an effort to try to ...


By Betty Starks Case
Aug 16, 2018

I've long suspected I was born with a question mark in my mouth. It doesn't appear to have been dissolved or swallowed after all these years. I'm still ...

Save Our Riverton Hospital Committee
Aug 16, 2018

Editor: The following letter was delivered last week to Alan Daugherty, the local CEO of the SageWest hospitals in Riverton and Lander. We also provided a ...

By Katie, Roenigk Staff Writer
Aug 15, 2018

A Riverton man was injured Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck and ejected from his motorcycle. The pickup driver - a 46-year-old Fort ...


From staff reports
Aug 14, 2018

One person has filed so far for one of three open seats on the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees in Riverton. Jody Ray of Riverton filed ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 14, 2018

Dog days? There are different interpretations of what is meant by the term "dog days" of summer and when, exactly, they occur. For our money, the recent ...

U.S. Sen Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming, Washington, D.C.
Aug 14, 2018

Editor: Wondering who to vote for? Here's what I've always told candidates. If you run, don't do negative advertising, mailers or letters. They will, and ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018

While many of us could write a mountain of thank you cards at the end of our lives, most of us do not have the wholesome anticipation of death that would move ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 12, 2018

Whoever gets elected Wyoming governor this year, the job very well might be a step down, financially speaking. There is a good bit of talk in this year's ...

Randy Schedd, Lander
Aug 12, 2018

Editor: I find it strange that there are campaign challenges for two of the county elected positions this year besides commissioner. There is a contest for ...


From staff reports
Aug 10, 2018

Two Riverton residents filed Thursday to keep their seats on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees. Incumbents Craig Tolman and Steven R. Peck will ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 10, 2018

Hospital care in Riverton has changed dramatically in recent years - few would sayfor the better. The issue has become a significant community concern. Now, a ...

Chris Prentice, Riverton
Aug 10, 2018

Editor: Driving near the North Federal Boulevard rebuild zone the other night I saw that all the orange cones at one of the detour intersections had been ...


From staff reports
Aug 9, 2018

Three people became candidates for office in local school districts Wednesday, the first day of filing for non-partisan, non-municipal offices in Fremont ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 9, 2018

The old good news/bad news situation exists regarding Riverton school facilities, but it might tilt more toward the good side before long. First, the bad ...

Lance W. Goede, Riverton
Aug 9, 2018

Editor: I have served on the Riverton City Council, representing Ward 2, for over a year now, but I have lived in Riverton for the past 23 years and in ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 8, 2018

For the first time this year, West Nile virus has been detected in Fremont County mosquitoes at sufficient strength to raise alarm. The infected bugs were ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 8, 2018

The trial of Donald Trump's former presidential campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is still in its early stages as he faces charges of bank fraud, securities ...

Darin Durrington, Riverton
Aug 8, 2018

Editor: I'm sure the school district and the wrestling program would prefer the hazing incident did not end up going public, but I am glad it did. This ...


From staff reports
Aug 7, 2018

Candidates for non-partisan, non-municipal offices to be voted on in the General Election on Nov. 6 will begin filing with the Fremont County Clerk on ...

By Steven R. Peck
Aug 7, 2018

California sky "Areas of smoke," say the weather forecasters in predicting conditions for the week ahead. The meteorologists aren't kidding. While wildfire ...

Billie Davidova, Riverton
Aug 7, 2018

Editor: Why does the county fair parade have to be a 6 o'clock at night? It was much better when it was in the morning, which was the case the entire 20th ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

If a skilled nursing home for Wyoming veterans is built in Riverton, it will be located on land currently owned by the Reach Foundation directly north of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

If he is elected as Fremont County Treasurer this fall, Jim Anderson believes he will be able to reopen the Fremont County Clerk's Office in Riverton by the ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2018

The quest for a state championship came to an end early Friday afternoon in Torrington for the Riverton Raiders in a 6-2 loss to the Douglas Cats in an ...


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