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

Fremont County Coronavirus Incident Command
Mar 28, 2020

State statistics - Fremont county tested positive for COVID-19 - 20 - as of 3PMR32;. 10 cases in Lander related to Showboat R32;9 cases in Ethete with ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger contributions
Mar 28, 2020

Coronavirus cases up to 82, Teton County issues stay-at-home order The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew to 82 on Saturday morning as the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 27, 2020

A husband and wife were charged Friday in the death of 38-year-old Trevor Bartlett, who died of a gunshot wound early Thursday. The husband is jailed on $1 ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger contributions
Mar 27, 2020

Wyoming officials on Friday extended for two weeks the public health orders closing some businesses and putting limits on gatherings as the state's total ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2020

Four Wind River Indian Reservation residents are charged last week with kidnapping, and two of those also are charged with assault. United States Attorney ...

By Katie Roenigk and Clair McFarland, Staff Writers
Mar 26, 2020

Wyoming is likely to extend its social distancing orders past the current April 3 expiration date, state officials said this week. "This isn't a situation ...


From staff reports
Mar 26, 2020

Deaths TILLMAN Marty Wilt Tillman 53, of Fort Washakie, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 27, ...

From The Ranger
Mar 26, 2020

Anyone needing a printed copy of The Ranger may have one at no charge. A donor has made a gift that permits us to offer as many as 500 additional copies of the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 26, 2020

Upheaval in the schools The virus is forcing a wholesale re-working of public education, and it's being done on the fly A lot of things are being done ...


Betty Starks Case
Mar 26, 2020

You know who I think are the luckiest people in the country? The people in the country. Thinking seriously about a column subject yesterday, I thought, ...

Wanda Eckhardt / Mesquite, Nevada
Mar 26, 2020

Editor: I'm writing in regards to the feature story by Steve Peck about Don Strube and the "Blizzard of '49," published in The Ranger on Jan. 12. My brother ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2020

Thirteen people now have been diagnosed with coronavirus in Fremont County as of Wednesday morning, including one who has been hospitalized at SageWest Health ...


From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger contributions
Mar 24, 2020

State officials on Tuesday ordered the closure of non-essential personal service businesses such as hair salons and barbershops as Wyoming's coronavirus case ...

Staff
Mar 24, 2020

Deaths LOUGH Raymond "Ray" E. Lough, 87, passed away March 22, 2020, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. ...

By Randy Tucker
Mar 24, 2020

Too often the inclination of people in what is a unique situation to them is to assume that it's unprecedented in history. In a population with little sense ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Mar 24, 2020

After a successful Class 2-A state tournament run, Wind River head volleyball coach Amanda Nimmo is moving up two classifications. Nimmo takes the helm of the ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Mar 24, 2020

When I was a little boy my dad used to joke that he worked at "The Stranger" instead of The Ranger. We've published a few April Fool's editions using the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Mar 24, 2020

Springtime We look for conventional observations and pleasures where we can find them during the strangest times most of us ever have experienced. To that ...


Constance Lake / Riverton
Mar 24, 2020

Editor: I did not live through the Great Depression, but but mother did. I grew up in Kansas hearing stories about banks closing, and people without jobs for ...

Fremont County Coronavirus Incident Command
Mar 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 Our Fremont County Incident Command Management team following its own advice on social distancing as of today. Even Public Officials can ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 22, 2020

While tribe-owned casinos closed their doors to limit coronavirus spread on Monday, the Northern Arapaho Business Council received a letter announcing their ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 22, 2020

With all Fremont County school districts closed this week in response to the ongoing spread of coronavirus in the state. Each district has developed plans to ...

From staff reports
Mar 22, 2020

The U.S. Attorney Mark A. Klaassen in charge of federal prosecutions in Wyoming is urging the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 ...

From staff reports
Mar 22, 2020

Fremont County government offices are closed to walk-in business during the coronavirus advisory, but Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese said most services ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 22, 2020

It's still early in the snowmelt season, but Fremont County leaders have several contractors ready to provide sand for sandbags if floodwaters rise. "It ...

From staff reports
Mar 22, 2020

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation plans to begin a "flushing flow" project at Boysen Dam on Tuesday, March 24. Anglers and other recreationists are advised to be ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 22, 2020

Because he was convicted of two similar charges in 2013, Lander man Dennis Mathew Buffalo could face 10 years in prison and $10,000 fines if convicted of ...


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