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By Daniel Bendtsen / For The Ranger
Jan 6, 2019

A trial begins Monday for four people charged in connection with the murder of Chuck Dodge III, who was found dead in 2017, crammed in a large suitcase under a ...

Compiled by Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2019

JULY 1 - Riverton is projected to have lost 120 residents from 2016 to 2017, according to the final U.S. Census Bureau population estimate before the 2020 ...

From staff reports
Jan 4, 2019

Community calendar Monday, January 7 Newly elected county officials will be sworn in at 9 a.m. at the Fremont County Commission chambers, 450 N. SEcond ...


Compiled by Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2019

JULY 1 - Riverton is projected to have lost 120 residents from 2016 to 2017, according to the final U.S. Census Bureau population estimate before the 2020 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2019

Riverton's new mayor presided over his first meeting at City Hall this week. Mayor Richard Gard was sworn in Tuesday along with new Riverton City Councilwoman ...

From staff reports
Jan 3, 2019

Births CASSITY Twin sons were born to Kortni and Tyler Cassity of Riverton on December, 12, 2018, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. Beau Warren Cassity ...


Compiled by Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2019

APRIL 1 - Since the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court in February to take up a dispute about Riverton's boundary, ...

Staff and wire reports
Jan 3, 2019

New analysis shows Wyoming's economic recovery continued in the third quarter of 2018, but a sharp dip in oil prices as the year ended could mean less revenue ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2019

Grant funding for the project also would fund the hiring of two additional Riverton police officers. The city of Riverton is seeking a federal grant to ...


From staff reports
Jan 2, 2019

Deaths VALDEZ Verdonna Rae Valdez, of Ethete, died Dec. 26, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Visitation will be 5- 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in the Blue ...

Compiled by Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 2, 2019

2018 Year in Review from Ranger page 1 Part 1 of 3 JANUARY 2 - The Riverton City Council is expected to pick Denver Air Connection over SkyWest Airlines ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 2, 2019

The group that suggested an ordinance barring "habitually intoxicated" people from purchasing alcohol in Riverton is looking for other avenues to address ...


From staff reports
Jan 2, 2019

The new year arrived snowy and cold in the Riverton Valley, with the heaviest snow of the recently arrived winter followed by the coldest weather since last ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 30, 2018

There was no contest for the top news story of 2018 in Fremont County. Declining hospital services in Riverton, and the community's response to the problem, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 28, 2018

The two departing members of the Riverton City Council received both formal and informal recognition during their last full meeting Tuesday. Both Mayor Lars ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 28, 2018

The 100-year tradition of the Christmas Bird Count enjoys its 16th annual manifestation in the Riverton area this Saturday, Dec. 29, at 7:30 a.m. Event ...

From staff reports
Dec 27, 2018

The 2018-2019 snowpack season has been a relatively dry one so far, with Wind River Basin drainage illustrating the point. Early snowfall has left a ...

From staff reports
Dec 27, 2018

Winter Hawk Goodman, who killed three people while driving drunk in 2016, was sentenced Friday to 12 years imprisonment. After a four-day federal trial, ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2018

The student center at Central Wyoming College is scheduled for a renovation next summer. The work corresponds to exterior improvements undertaken earlier in ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 23, 2018

The many Riverton business owners who decorated for the holidays have done so for tradition and for the joy of it. Together they make up a collective downtown ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 21, 2018

The lyric "O come all ye faithful" becomes invitation as the congregations of the community channel their time and talents into a variety of special Christmas ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Dec 20, 2018

Riverton Middle School students, faculty and staff joined Wednesday morning before school for their annual Food for the Break assistance program.The effort is ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2018

One member of the Riverton City Council has been abstaining from votes and discussions about a potential USDA-certified meat processing facility in town. As ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2018

After 32 years of operation, the annual Wild West Winter Carnival has ceased to exist. Longtime organizer Kathy Blair said the winter festival that includes ...


From staff reports
Dec 19, 2018

Hundreds of federal employees in Wyoming would be furloughed if the threatened federal government shutdown comes to pass. Unless Congress and President Donald ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2018

Mountain snowpack and reservoir levels in the Wind River Basin may be lower this month than they were at the same time last year - and the year before - but ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2018

Central Wyoming College may soon receive a $3 million grant to help pay for the new Rocky Mountain Complex for Ag and Equine Sciences in Riverton. "(It's) ...


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