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

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2018

The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles flew into Lander and took an easy 71-52 win over the Tigers' junior varsity at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse on Tuesday. ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Jan 17, 2018

On Friday and Saturday, the Purple Palace in Pavillion hosted one of the state's marquee wrestling events, as the annual Don Runner Memorial Invitational was ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2018

The game had the feel of a lunchtime contest desperately trying to beat the bell to go back to class. St. Stephen's and the Lander JV, peppered with several ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2018

Since opening up wrestling to sixth-graders, Riverton Middle School's sixth and seventh-grade wrestling program has improved, according to school resource ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 17, 2018

Donald Trump's first year in office is marked officiallyon Saturday, and thereis considerable conversation about what the general effects of his presidency ...

Richard Miller, Thermopolis
Jan 17, 2018

Editor: The recent GOP tax overhaul was unpopular with a solid majority of Americans.The main reason, I'm sure, is that it gave much bigger cuts to members ...


By Bob Moen, Associated Press
Jan 16, 2018

Increasing oil patch activity in Wyoming will generate more tax revenue for the state's depleted coffers, but the predicted bump in oil tax revenue isn't near ...

From staff reports
Jan 16, 2018

After Fremont County saw seven hypothermia deaths in 2016, that trend subsided in 2017, according to Fremont County coroner Mark Stratmoen. There was only one ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2018

The City of Riverton was found to be in full compliance with financial reporting obligations when Anton Collins Mitchell LLP completed the city's audit for ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2018

Nearly 100 walkers braved the cold Monday to march on North Federal Boulevard from Riverton City Park to City Hall. The group walked with the purpose of ...

 
By Kristine Galloway, Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 16, 2018

State legislators finally have cost estimates from the long-awaited school finance recalibration report, but the results are disappointing. "I am not totally ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 16, 2018

CHEYENNE (WNE) - In the wake of several recent high-speed chases with law enforcement in Laramie County, local and state officials are pushing for stricter ...


From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 16, 2018

UW grad's body found in Denver LARAMIE (WNE) -- University of Wyoming accelerated nursing program graduate Adam Gilbertson's cause of death is being ...

From staff reports
Jan 16, 2018

Corrections The Frontier Academy graduates identified Friday, Jan. 12, on page 5 of The Ranger were Jaren Lakota Brown, ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2018

"They got no head toppers. Cedar Knob? A bunch of mites. Run you off the boards," Shooter tells coach Dale in "Hoosiers." That describes the winless Shoshoni ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2018

The Wind River girls picked up a much-needed road win at Shoshoni on Friday with a 38-29 win over the host Wranglers.The win, combined with last week's ...

 
By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 16, 2018

It was an early weekend for the St. Stephen's girls with a pair of wins Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, the Lady Eagles walloped Midwest 71-31 in Natrona ...

 
By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 16, 2018

A welcome break Experienced observers of Fremont County weather often talk about the "January thaw," a brief period of unseasonably warm weather that ...


Stuart Nagel, Riverton
Jan 16, 2018

Editor: The letter from Diana Mitchell must have made the tribal leaders upset. They have proclaimed all along that the border dispute which has now failed ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

As Wyoming's legislative budget session nears, officials at the University of Wyoming have one main concern in their budget request: ensuring that state ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

The Fremont County community is invited Monday to march on North Federal Boulevard in Riverton in recognition of diversity, unity and Martin Luther King Jr. ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have approved an emergency replacement plan for equipment to repair the Riverton library's fire alarm system. This fall, a ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Tawnie DeJonge bested five other candidates to become the newest member of Fremont County's fair board. "There were some fantastic candidates for that" ...

From staff reports
Jan 14, 2018

Fremont County Weed and Pest supervisor Aaron Foster said his agency has been awarded a sizable grant through the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust ...


From staff reports
Jan 14, 2018

Several student projects were highlighted last month in a report from Central Wyoming College anthropology and history professor Todd Guenther. The projects ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

In late December, the Bureau of Land Management issued updated policy statements on sagebrush habitat in the West. These six documents known as "Instruction ...

From staff reports
Jan 14, 2018

A University of Wyoming faculty member and three students - including one from Riverton - have been visiting K-12 classrooms across the state this fall in an ...


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