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Jonathan Gallardo, Wyomoing News Exchange
Jan 11, 2019

A proposed statewide lodging tax would take the Wyoming Office of Tourism's budget out of the state's general fund. House Bill 66, sponsored by the Joint ...

From staff reports
Jan 11, 2019

Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, a privately owned farm and ranch retailer headquartered in Bozeman, Montana, has acquired the Powell and Riverton locations of ...

From staff reports
Jan 11, 2019

Casper College officials have released the names of the 433 students who made the President's Honor Roll at Casper College for the 2018 fall semester. To ...


From staff reports
Jan 11, 2019

The Casper Mobile Vet Center is scheduled to be in Riverton for two days later this month, Accompanying personnel are available to provide any U.S. military ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2019

By Randy Tucker Staff Writer In was a warm-up to the annual Don Runner Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Pavillion coming up Friday and Saturday in ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 11, 2019

Less than two weeks ago The Ranger compiled and published our annual list of the top 10 local news stories of 2018. We already may well have seen No. 1 for ...


By Robert H. Peck
Jan 11, 2019

Leaving a place used to simply mean leaving behind the location, the objects there, the people I knew. As I've developed my birding hobby, it's also come to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2019

No officers were injured but a suspect was killed Thursday morning after exchanging gunfire with police in south Riverton. Riverton Police Department chief ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2019

Riverton school officials will hear the results of a year-long facilities usage analysis during the next meeting of the Fremont County School District 25 Board ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2019

Riverton taxi driver Jason Howard is donating all of his Gator Creek Taxi earnings from December to two local charities: the Wind River Children's Home and ...

By Steve Peck
Jan 10, 2019

High school basketball fans heading to Wolverine Gym on Saturday can see two of the best players in the state's highest classification. Riverton senior guard ...

By Steve Peck
Jan 10, 2019

Conference victories are hard to come by in the Class 4-A West, and the Riverton Wolverine girls are looking at their conference opener Saturday as a tough but ...


By Clair McFarland
Jan 10, 2019

I'll have you know I didn't lose my cat. I merely misplaced her. The day after Christmas I wrote a tale from the perspective of a stray cat who had been ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 10, 2019

Being the least-populated state in the nation isn't always a great thing, but one advantage it gives Wyoming over the other 49 states is that important public ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2019

Police on Wednesday said there could be a suspect at large related to an ongoing double homicide investigation in Riverton. The case was initiated at about ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2019

In one of his first actions in office, Riverton Mayor Rich Gard asked that additional real estate brokers be given the opportunity to sell city property in the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2019

The Riverton High School boys swim team has added Trystan Gorley to the lineup, and he made an immediate contribution. Gorley, who was late to the season, ...

By Billy Brost, For The Ranger
Jan 9, 2019

The Lady Eagles of St. Stephen's have opened 2019 the same way they ended calendar year 2018 - with another impressive, dominant victory. Taking on the Lady ...


By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 9, 2019

Our state has a new governor. Mark Gordon, elected in November after a term and a half as Wyoming State Treasurer, took the oath of office Monday morning in ...

June Marie Pace
Jan 9, 2019

Editor: Let me add my appreciation to the Christmas lighting tour published in the newspaper. In particular was the outstanding display of lighting set to ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2019

Local officials were tight-lipped this week about an ongoing double homicide investigation in Riverton. The Riverton Police Department released the names of ...


From staff reports
Jan 8, 2019

After an unusual and colorful swearing-in ceremony Monday, new Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon laid out his vision for Wyoming in his first inaugural address. In a ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2019

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs are in the double-figure win column after a 78-26 walloping of the Riverside Revels in Basin Saturday afternoon. Wyoming Indian ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2019

It was "Phi-Slamma-Jamma" time Saturday in Basin for the Wyoming Indian Chiefs during a 81-27 walloping of Riverside. The Chiefs dominated the Rebels in every ...


By Randy Tucker
Jan 8, 2019

"Offense is a 3-point shot or a dunk. Defense is a blocked shot." So goes the lament of those who miss the classic game of basketball -- game as it was played ...

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 8, 2019

Back in the saddle We're back on our regular Ranger publication schedule after a couple of odd holiday-week interruptions. Expect five days a week from now ...

Glenda Shaughnessy
Jan 8, 2019

Editor: I always like reading about the top 10 news items of the year, and seeing the pictures, etc., for the new year. Looking through it this time I ...


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