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

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

Riverton hosts the annual Jackalope Jump fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 15, in the parking lot at Riverton City Hall on North Federal Boulevard. Proceeds benefit ...

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

Culver-Stockton College has announce its President's List, Dean's List and Honor Roll for the fall 2018 semester. To be named to an honors list, students must ...

By Billy Brost, For The Ranger
Feb 1, 2019

Still unbeaten in Class 1-A girls basketball, the St. Stephen's Lady Eagles tacked on two more victories during the week to run their season record to a ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Feb 1, 2019

The swim boys of Riverton High School are following up a tough weekend with a tough week. They traveled Jan. 24 for an afternoon dual against swim powerhouse ...

By Billy Brost, For The Ranger
Feb 1, 2019

During the first half of the St. Stephen's/Meeteetse boys basketball game Jan. 18, it looked to become a laugher. The Longhorns looked confused and slow, as ...

From staff reports
Feb 1, 2019

The Wyoming Press Association conducts an annual awards contest to recognize the best work of Wyoming newspapers in the preceding year, and the results are ...


By Robert H. Peck
Feb 1, 2019

I put it to you that there are few moments in our lives we feel lower than when scraping snow and ice off a car. It doesn't seem so miserable until you're out ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2019

Wyoming's aeronautics commission has approved an additional funding request to cover increased fuel costs at Riverton Regional Airport through June 30. The ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2019

By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer The unclaimed remains of a man who died Jan. 7 finally will be interred this week - slightly later than usual due to the ...


From staff reports
Jan 31, 2019

Deaths SIMQUE Nicholas Joseph Simque, 93, formerly of Riverton, passed away Jan. 29, 2019, at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan. The visitation will be held at ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2019

The Central Wyoming College men dropped their third Region IX basketball game in a row last week with a 98-93 loss to Sheridan, then followed with 102-97 loss ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2019

The Central Wyoming women had a disappointing week of basketball in the friendly confines of Rustler Gym in Riverton. Saturday they fell to Sheridan College ...


By Steve Peck
Jan 31, 2019

Two road games await the boys and girls of Riverton High School basketball this week, with the Wolverines playing Friday night in Jackson and Saturday ...

By Steven R. Peck Publisher
Jan 31, 2019

Weather conditions have snapped us back to the cold side, even for January, but we have nothing to complain about compared to the truly spectacular cold ...

Betty Starks Case
Jan 31, 2019

How important is a local full-service hospital to we who live in Riverton and in the many rural miles of Fremont County, Wyoming? A good way to clarify that ...


Carol Timple
Jan 31, 2019

Editor: I can comment from a personal point of view on the ability for change party registration at the election polls for the primary. I did that this ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 30, 2019

The inquest into a fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place this month in Riverton likely won't take place until March "at the earliest," Fremont ...

From staff reports
Jan 30, 2019

Class 4-A Riverton had the highest varsity finish among Fremont County teams at the Ron Thon Memorial wrestling invitational Saturday, scoring 46 points for ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 30, 2019

The Gillette Indoor Track Invitational Jan. 19 marked the first competitive outing for the track athletes of Riverton High School - and then some. Riverton ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jan 30, 2019

We trust someone who cares about community colleges in Wyoming soon will explain to University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols what the proposal to begin ...

Martin Randell, Riverton
Jan 30, 2019

Editor: I found the recent comment in the newspaper about the State of the Union Address interesting. I will say that I don't always watch it, and I know ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 27, 2019

Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee is joining the effort to improve hospital services in Fremont County. State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, who chairs ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 27, 2019

The first significant structural change to the Riverton Museum this century is under way -- and it's being done to salute a foundational local ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 27, 2019

University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols was too broad in her opposition to a bill that would authorize new academic programs at community colleges in ...


From staff reports
Jan 27, 2019

Authorities have concluded that a Fort Washakie boy died late last year due to hypothermia. The Fremont County Coroner's Office investigated the case. The ...

From staff reports
Jan 27, 2019

As part of a science-based NOLS course offered in partnership among Central Wyoming College, the University of Wyoming and NOLS, nine students from around the ...

From staff reports
Jan 27, 2019

Community leaders, members and civilian employers of Wyo-ming National Guard members in the Fremont County area are invited to a community meeting with Army ...


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