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

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

Powell made it six victories in a row over the Lander Tigers with a 35-13 win Friday evening at Bill Bush Stadium. The loss drops Lander to 1-1 on the ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 12, 2021

In the days immediately following the terrorist attacks 20 years ago this week, the empty spaces on newspaper opinion pages challenged editorial writers. ...

By Randy Tucker
Sep 12, 2021

How do you make a connection in time? If it's a past event, we all experience the sensation of nostalgia, some more than others, but it is a common human ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 10, 2021

A week after the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, I got into a car and drove from Riverton to New York City to see the attack site for myself. I had a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2021

Lawmakers say the "majority minority" population on the Wind River Indian Reservation will be the "biggest area of concern" they face as they embark on this ...

Staff
Sep 3, 2021

Deaths CRISPIN A traditional wake for Earl Crispin Jr. will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at 355 Great Plains Road in Arapahoe. Graveside services will ...


From Ranger staff reports
Sep 3, 2021

The National Junior College Athletic Association volleyball rankings have a new occupant in the No. 8 spot: the Central Wyoming College Rustlers. The Lady ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 3, 2021

If you had a sore knee and began limping in order to "favor it," you might notice that your supposedly good knee starts to hurt as well, due to the extra ...

Robert H. Peck
Sep 3, 2021

q I first embraced the bird-watching hobby thanks to the red- bellied woodpeckers I saw in Iowa City. Returning to Iowa after 15 COVID-influenced months in ...


From Ranger staff reports, with Wyoming News Exchange
Sep 2, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming on Wednesday increased to levels not seen since early December, during the deadly peak of the fall ...

Staff
Sep 2, 2021

DEATHS LEE Gary Charles Lee Sr., 59, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gravesideservices will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at ...

Clair McFarland
Sep 2, 2021

There's a drought in Fremont County because it only rains in my house. I've always been stubborn about the fact that my four sons are my main job. Yes, ...


From Ranger staff reports
Sep 1, 2021

Wyoming's late-summer coronavirus alarm continues this week with the announcement of 23 more deaths from the virus, including five in Fremont County. The ...

From staff reports
Sep 1, 2021

Coronavirus visitation restrictions are back in place at SageWest Health Care's two local hospitals. The restricted visitor protocols have been reimposed in ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2021

When classrooms opened to students Aug. 25 in Shoshoni, the school board still had not approved its COVID-19 response plan for the year. "It was just poor ...


Staff
Sep 1, 2021

Deaths LEE Gary Charles Lee Sr., 59, died Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gravesideservices will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2021

The Riverton boys pulled away from Jackson to win the Rock Springs Invitational golf tournament behind a dominating performance by sophomore Parker Paxton. ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Sep 1, 2021

The season-opening Riverton Invitational volleyball tournament at Wolverine Gym went well for the host team. The Riverton Wolverines, who played with one of ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Sep 1, 2021

Anyone who knows anything about the coronavirus pandemic knows that early last fall to the middle of last winter was the worst period of the whole coronavirus ...

Robert H. Peck
Aug 27, 2021

One question: Is 'lefty loosey, righty tighty' one of Newton's laws of motion? --------- Most things were pristine when I moved into my new house here in ...

From Ranger staff reports
Aug 25, 2021

As coronavirus cases across Wyoming skyrocket again, the Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday announced the deaths of 26 more state residents from the virus ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2021

The man accused of gouging out a woman's eye on Thanksgiving Day at Lander SageWest Health Care has been released from the Wyoming State Hospital, back into ...

From staff reports
Aug 25, 2021

The Shoshone National Forest will lift its fire restrictions at midnight Wednesday. The restrictions were put into place June 25 due to moisture levels in ...

Staff
Aug 25, 2021

Deaths SOLLARS Maxine Ellen Sollars, 89, of Lander, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at the Westward Heights Care Center. Cremation has taken place. A mass ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2021

The Worland boys edged the Riverton Wolverines 652 to 666 in their own invitational golf tournament last weekend in Washakie County. Riverton after Friday's ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Aug 25, 2021

Lots of communities, from the smallest to the largest, disagree with the population figure they are assigned by the U.S. Census Bureau every 10 years. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 22, 2021

Public school buildings in Fremont County are welcoming students back to class this month with varying degrees of COVID-19 protocols in place. The most ...


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