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By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jul 5, 2020

An explosive, fast-moving fire ignited early Friday afternoon about seven miles west of Riverton across a mixture of open country with dry grass, rural ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 21, 2020

Two young men working on the demolition of the north grandstand at the old Tonkin Stadium conferred Friday. The stadium, home to four Riverton Wolverine ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 16, 2020

Riverton Kiwanis Club members had fun handing out free fishing supplies for kids to use during this month's Hooked on Fishing photo contest. Game and Fish ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 19, 2020

With restrictions in place due to the coronavirus, Riverton High School graduates arrived at the outdoor stage by car for commencement. Superintendent Terry ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 10, 2020

Jessica Weber and Sydney Wehr were tailgating in motion during Central Wyoming College's commencement parade Friday evening. Traditional indoor ceremonies were ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
May 8, 2020

From Ranger staff reports In the final monthly jobs report before the effects of coronavirus and related layoffs are calculated, Fremont County was in a ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 28, 2020

The summer irrigation outlook continues to look good for Fremont County farmers, ranchers, gardeners and other water consumers. New data from the National ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 22, 2020

Serving thousands of meals per day is hard enough when school is in session. In the weeks since School District 25 in Riverton suspended on-site school due to ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 12, 2020

Alexxis Motisi already was one of Riverton High School's most versatile athletes of the 21st century before the 2019-2020 basketball season began. She was a ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 12, 2020

Vehicles streamed into the Wolverine Field parking lot by the hundred Friday night in a tribute to Riverton High School seniors whose spring festivals, ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 10, 2020

Fremont County's unemployment rate was the second-highest in Wyoming in February, but the job market has improved from the same point in 2019. February's data ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Apr 2, 2020

This thing we're doing today is extraordinary in one sense, but quite ordinary in another. First, the ordinary: Posting the day's Ranger online at our ...


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 Steve Peck, Publisher
Mar 15, 2020

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Sunday recommended that all public schools in the state close at least through April 3 in order to slow the spread of coronavirus. ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Mar 1, 2020

In their final regular season games, the Riverton High School basketball teams split their Saturday doubleheader in Cody. The Wolverine girls welcomed back ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 25, 2020

It's not unusual for a buzzer-beating shot to decide the outcome of a basketball game, but that usually happens at the end of the game, not the end of the ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 25, 2020

Bad weather and slick roads earlier this month prevented the Riverton Wolverines from playing the Green River Wolves in Sweetwater County, so a date for the ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 23, 2020

The Rock Springs Tigers found the winning strategy Friday night against the Riverton Wolverines, figuratively taking the air out of the ball after getting the ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 23, 2020

The Riverton Lady Wolverines let a conference victory get away from them Friday night at Wolverine Gym, falling to Rock Springs 54-49 in overtime. After a ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2020

After five years in the top job, Riverton High School head volleyball coach Trista Day is resigning. "I'm stepping down to be with my family," she said. "My ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2020

By Steve Peck Publisher Their games Friday night in Green River postponed because of poor driving conditions, the Riverton Wolverine basketball teams made ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 16, 2020

Stars of Tomorrow Dylan Corbett sang the Johnny Cash tune "Big River" during Saturday's 25th annual Stars of Tomorrow contest at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 13, 2020

Two road games await the Riverton High School basketball teams this weekend, with the buses rolling southwest to Green River for a girls-boys doubleheader ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2020

Using smothering defense that held their opponent scoreless for the first 10 minutes of the game, the Riverton Lady Wolverines ran their record to 12-5 Friday ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2020

Lucas Engle and Jared Lucas posted double-doubles as the Riverton Wolverines put together their best game of the season Friday night, overpowering the Jackson ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 9, 2020

Riverton High School girls basketball team members Savannah Martinez, Winter Ridgely and Jordan Hanway joined School District 25 resource specialist Celeste ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 7, 2020

The Star Valley Braves had a record of just 8-6 coming into Thursday night's matchup against the Riverton Wolverine boys, but they played like state ...


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