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

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 23, 2020

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Fremont County rose Wednesday to 380. As it has since the first cases were reported in Match, Fremont County ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

It was a hot afternoon and early evening for American Legion baseball Saturday at Roy Peck Field in Riverton. The Riverton Raiders hosted the Green River ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 23, 2020

Here's one line that could stand as an editorial all by itself: "Enter the Fremont County Fair Parade." That pretty much says it all, but we'll ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

I've had several cats. But I'd never had a warrior queen. One autumn day I found my second-born outside clutching, in his pale, incurved arm, a scruffy ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2020

Riverton school officials are working to bring all local students back to class - in-person - beginning Aug. 24. Schools closed in District 25 in ...

From staff reports
Jul 22, 2020

The Riverton Aquatic Center graduated Monday to a phase 2 of its reopening, which does not yet allow for children to swim due to COVID-19 restrictions. ...


From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 22, 2020

The biggest one-day and two-day increases in coronavirus infections across Wyoming both have occurred this week, as the state matches a general uptick in cases ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 22, 2020

Hot on the heels of Riverton Rendezvous, final preparations are being completed for the Fremont County Fair. The fair's theme this year is "You Ain't Seen ...

John Finn, from The Conversation
Jul 22, 2020

Many public health professionals and politicians are urging or requiring citizens to wear face masks to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Some ...


Rebecca Schatza, Riverton
Jul 22, 2020

Editor: I currently serve as a Riverton City Council Ward 2 council member. I am not seeking re-election. I served with Lance Goede on the council during his ...

From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Jul 21, 2020

Coronavirus set another record in Wyoming on Monday. The number of laboratory-confirmed cases of the virus seen in the state since the illness first was ...

From Ranger staff reports
Jul 21, 2020

Hot weather, persistent winds and a dry landscape have prompted the Bureau of Land Management to impose widespread fire restrictions on public lands ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2020

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer A local motorist was injured Monday afternoon after officials said she rolled a sedan and caused a grass fire north of ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2020

The 2020 American Legion baseball season came to an end for the Riverton Raiders B team in state tournament play Tuesday in Sheridan. On Monday the Casper ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 21, 2020

Building and fixing Look in pretty much any direction this month around Fremont County, and you're likely to see a road construction project. One prominent ...


Sherry Shelley
Jul 21, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on farmers markets and potential nationwide food shortages is gaining increasing attention in recent weeks, both locally, statewide and ...

Neal Levine, Riverton
Jul 21, 2020

Editor: I thank you for printing the information about the winners of the Simpson Award from Fremont County, as well as the nominees from our area. These ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2020

Riverton public school officials hope to release their draft reopening plan to the community this week, with at least one opportunity for public feedback ...


From staff reports
Jul 19, 2020

Wyoming Department of Transport-ation chip sealing crews are continuing their summer work season in Fremont County as weather permits. Drivers should expect ...

From staff reports
Jul 19, 2020

Fremont County law enforcement officers arrest 10 impaired drivers over July 4 weekend; no fatal crashes reported Fremont County law enforcement stopped 430 ...

From the Wyoming News Exchange, with Ranger staff reports
Jul 19, 2020

From Ranger staff and wire reports Fremont County's cumulative total of coronavirus infections grew by 24 cases over the past week and stood at 369 through ...


From staff reports
Jul 19, 2020

U.S. Senate primary debates among the Democratic and Re-publican candidates are set for this week, including one at Central Wyoming College in Riverton. The ...

From staff reports
Jul 19, 2020

Fremont County Daughters of the American Revolution met at the home of Martha Blankenship to choose officers for the 2020-22 terms. The new officers are ...

From the University of Wyoming News Service
Jul 19, 2020

The University of Wyoming lists 42 students from Fremont County on the 2020 spring semester President's Honor Roll. The President's Honor Roll consists of ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2020

COVID worries keep the WHSAA guessing By Randy Tucker Staff Writer A major decision awaits the Wyoming High School Activities Association as ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jul 19, 2020

Fremont County caught a break when SkyWest Airlines, which operates passenger jet service at Riverton Regional Airport under the United Express banner, decided ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jul 19, 2020

Ray Davis, one of my college roommates, was from western South Dakota. His dad was the chief ranger at Badlands National Monument. His mom was a member of the ...


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