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

Dear Readers,
 
Beginning Wed., Oct. 25, The Ranger will reinstate our subscription program for our digital-only customers. (The online Ranger will continue to be provided free as an added service to all Ranger print subscribers). We hope you will continue to enjoy Fremont County's best journalism in print and also online, all day, every day!


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2017

Now in its second year, Aspen Early Learning's "Kinder Boost" program has already shown its value, Riverton superintendent Terry Snyder said. Thirty-eight ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service had hoped to sell 391,600 cubic feet of unfelled timber in September but failed to get a bidder for the wood. The supply of mostly saw ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Oct 13, 2017

Sophomores Madilynn Smith, left, and Cameron Schoening performed in the percussion section during a Riverton High School Marching Wolverines performance at ...

 

From wire reports
Oct 13, 2017

Death penalty possible in case of child killer CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming prosecutors are considering bringing the death penalty to the table in the case ...

From wire reports
Oct 13, 2017

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Communications towers proposed for a historic fire lookout and popular hiking destination in Yellowstone National Park would detract ...

From wire reports
Oct 13, 2017

Nearly two of five park service employees surveyed this year had experienced some kind of harassment or discrimination on the job. (AP) -- U.S. ...


From staff reports
Oct 13, 2017

Taylor Haley, the new FFA advisor for Riverton High School, clothing, drove to the Houston area over the weekend with a tractor-trailer, delivering farm goods ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Oct 13, 2017

New inductees to the Riverton High School Hall of Fame were introduced Oct. 6 at Wolverine Field. Among this year's honorees are, from left, former Wolverine ...

 
From staff reports
Oct 13, 2017

Community Calendar Saturday, October 14 Candy donations are needed for the Halloween Trick or Treat on ...


By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Oct 13, 2017

Naya Shime had 20 kills in Riverton's home volleyball victory against Lander. All of them stood arm-in-arm once the smoke had cleared Thursday at ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Oct 13, 2017

When Samalie Prom tees it up on the golf course for the Lady Rustlers of Central Wyoming College, the rest of the field knows they're simply playing for second ...

 
By Scott Akanewich, Sports Editor
Oct 13, 2017

Riverton High School's swim squad travels Friday and Saturday to Sheridan and Gillette for its final pair of aquatic adventures before the business end of the ...

 

By Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Oct 13, 2017

Down in the basement at The Ranger, stacked on grey metal shelves, we've saved every newspaper we've ever printed. They are there in big books, a couple of ...

By Robert H. Peck, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2017

There's a lot to like about autumn weather, even though it means things get colder. Lovely leaves, sweaters, hot drinks return. I'll always defend fall, and ...

Mary Beth Baptiste, Laramie
Oct 13, 2017

A non-partisan movement is building across Wyoming, part of a greater national movement, to bring back free and fair elections. But wait. Don't we already ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 12, 2017

Guardian EMS, the private company that handles Fremont County ambulance services, is searching for a new local director. The search comes after the brief ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 12, 2017

Drugs and alcohol continue to be involved in a majority of non-natural deaths in Fremont County. In fact, this year the problem seems to have ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Oct 12, 2017

Participants in Riverton High School's junior cheerleader program turned on the enthusiasm Friday night at Wolverine Field during a halftime performance at the ...

 

By Katie Roenigk and Alejandra Silva, Staff writers
Oct 12, 2017

(Part 1 of 2) Wyoming legislators studying the state's school funding model this year have been toying with the idea of consolidation, which some say ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 12, 2017

The 12th annual PAWS and Pearls fundraiser for the the animal shelter in Riverton in September didn't bring in the revenue organizers had hoped for this year. ...

photo by Claire Peart
Oct 12, 2017

Cordell Cornejo tried on a firefighter's helmet during a field trip to the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department station on South Broadway during Fire Prevention ...

 

From staff reports
Oct 12, 2017

Hiker who died was college professor BUFFALO (AP) -- Authorities say the woman who died on a hiking trip in the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming ...

By Mead Gruver, Associated Press
Oct 12, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The U.S. government has agreed to halt a Wyoming wild horse roundup amid a legal dispute over whether it should count foals toward the roundup ...

From staff reports
Oct 12, 2017

Deaths MEYERS Scott Edward Meyers, 55, passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 10 ...


From staff reports
Oct 12, 2017

Recent revisions made to the Wyoming Livestock Board's Chapter 8 Import Rules were signed into effect by Gov. Matt Mead last month. According to Wyoming ...

From staff reports
Oct 12, 2017

The Wind River Hotel and Casino was the recipicient of an award by the National Native American Human Resources Association at their annual conference held in ...

From staff reports
Oct 12, 2017

A Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar, titled "Hire For Success," is scheduled Nov. 2 from 2-3 p.m. The webinar will provide tips on how to ...


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