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

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2019

The Riverton and Lander Valley high schools met at The Den in Riverton Thursday evening for a dual, where the RHS team grabbed the win by a hefty margin: 60-16 ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2019

At the halfway point of the Wyoming Legislature's 2019 session, the state's changed and difficult revenue picture isn't proving much easier to handle than it ...

By Randy Tucker
Feb 10, 2019

A phrase claimed by Mark Twain, once uttered by Henry Ford, and often attributed to Albert Einstein, goes like this: "If you always do what you've always ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 10, 2019

Another shutdown? Headlines Monday night and Tuesday morning tell of the news that a deal in Congress has been struck that would avoid a second federal ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 8, 2019

A bill that resembled legislation Wyoming's governor vetoed last year has failed to earn consideration in the House of Representatives. State Rep. Lloyd ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 8, 2019

There is a lead line to an old joke that says, "It takes a big dog to weigh a ton." While the dogs described in the keynote presentation at Fremont County ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 8, 2019

The Riverton Branch Library hosts a stand-up comedy workshop from 1-4 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 9, under the tutelage of professional comedian John Mink. The ...

From staff reports
Feb 8, 2019

Volunteers are invited to help improve fish habitat in Ocean Lake this Saturday, Feb. 9, beginning at 9 a.m. The project utilizes Christmas trees from area ...

From staff reports
Feb 8, 2019

Births HARRIS A son was born to Randi "K"R00;Thomas of Riverton and Dwight Harris Jr. of Riverton at 12:01 a.m February 6, 2019, at SageWest Health Care at ...


By Billy Brost, For The Ranger
Feb 8, 2019

The dream of an undefeated season came to a crashing thud Feb. 1 for the Lady Eagles of St. Stephen's. Playing in Farson, St. Stephen's went ahead 15-6 but , ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 8, 2019

Not long ago we wrote an editorial commenting on the latest attempt in the Wyoming Legislature to undermine, or even do away with, public-notice advertising ...

By Robert H. Peck
Feb 8, 2019

O grilled cheese, long a stalwart favorite, can there be a better meal than thou? Unparalleled in both ease and comfort, you've ascended to cultural ...


Mary Howard, Riverton
Feb 8, 2019

Editor: Wyoming has always been a state founded on independent, hard working people. Our ancestors were pioneers and natives who came together and fought ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 7, 2019

Investigators found a rifle and almost 200 rounds of ammunition in Nicholas Garcia's vehicle after he was fatally shot by law enforcement officers last month ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 7, 2019

q They spoke at Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days in Riverton. By Randy Tucker Staff Writer Three owners of Genuine Meats, a USDA certified meat ...


By Randy Tucker
Feb 7, 2019

These three spellers were the top finishers Wednesday at the Fremont County spelling bee in Riverton. From left, Cody Stark of Wind River Middle School, Aidan ...

From staff reports
Feb 7, 2019

Community calendar Friday, February 15 The Future of Local Food, a discussion with producers and consumers about ideas to promote local food in the Wind ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 7, 2019

Cody High School wrestled Riverton to a close defeat during a home dual Jan. 31. RHS got victories from Ridge Briggs, Tray Hyatt and Kris Topaum. The ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Feb 7, 2019

Wind River High School senior Jared Sonnen will be playing football next fall in Bottineau North Dakota for the Dakota-Bottineau Lumberjacks, a member of the ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Feb 7, 2019

The only true home stand for the Riverton Wolverines on the basketball court is about to begin. Riverton's boys and girls host Green River in a Friday night ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Feb 7, 2019

Our elected lawmakers are very concerned about public education -- and at times tend believe they know more about it than the educators do. This, at best, can ...


By Clair McFarland
Feb 7, 2019

I've been a runner for 15 years, so I'm friends with pain. Runner's knee, plantar fasciitis, bursitis, chronic frostbite, intestinal scarring (yes you can ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 6, 2019

The Fremont County Attorney's Office will take no criminal action against the officers who shot a man to death on a city street last month in Riverton. The ...

From staff reports
Feb 5, 2019

From staff reports For the first time in the 33-year history of the annual treasure hunt, the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion was not returned to The ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 5, 2019

The man who accidentally shot and killed his friend last year in Riverton has pleaded no contest to manslaughter. Keith Sack, 23, of Riverton, entered the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 5, 2019

There have been a few changes to the plans for a proposed USDA-certified meat processing plant in Riverton. Namely, the group developing the plant is asking ...

From staff reports
Feb 5, 2019

Corrections Friday's page 5 story "Jackalope Jump..." should have said Riverton will host the annual Jackalope Jump fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 16, in the ...


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