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Baudie 'Pete' Romero

Baudie "Pete" Romero, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at his home in Gordonville, Texas, surrounded by family. He was 81 years old.
A ...

Terry Wayne Davis

Terry Wayne Davis died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. He was 51 years old.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Zion Lutheran Church in ...

Belvia L. 'Boots' Lummus

Belvia L. "Boots" Lummus, of Pavillion, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at her home. She was 75 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. ...

Dear Santa ...

KIRRA LOVED
THE PRESENTS
Dear Santa Claus:
I Loved the presents Last year. This year I would like: my daddy, a real moneky, friends cuddles my giggly ...

Douglas knocks off Lander boys in overtime contest

Douglas snapped the Lander Valley High School Tigers seven-game winning streak in a 59-52 overtime victory on Saturday night in the final game of the Douglas ...

Erik Horyza lost the 50-yard freestyle in a photo finish.

Erik Horyza chased down a runner-up finish Saturday in the 50-yard freestyle at the ...

Another win for Wrangler wrestlers at Wright Duals

The Shoshoni Wranglers captured the Wright Duals wrestling tournament, completing the one-day tournament undefeated.
The Wranglers defeated Wright 42-29 in ...

Today

Births
MAYO
A son was born to Marybeth Bulow and Robert Mayo III, of Riverton, at 10:29 p.m. Nov. 15, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed ...

Man reported overdue from planned excursion in eastern Fremont County

Fremont County law enforcement and search and rescue officials are looking for a 32-year-old man who was reported overdue Monday from a gold panning trip in ...

Man found dead Sunday in Riverton City Park

A Riverton man was found dead Sunday morning at City Park.
Officials said his body was frozen.
Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, will be autopsied Thursday in ...

New doctor joins Riverton Memorial Hospital

Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Harold Hibbs has joined its staff and will be offering hospitalist services to patients in Fremont County. ...

Christmas verse from 1959

Editor's note: The following letter, in poetic form, was published in The Ranger during the Christmas season of 1959. The writer was identified only as "Cy ...

Riding with the Rangers: Busy Santa letter season

If there were a prize-winner for the ordinary word that Santa letter writers have the most trouble spelling, I nominate "would."

I slipped my coat ...

And to all a good night

'A Visit from St. Nicholas,' by Clement Clark Moore (1823)

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, ...

Digest

$1M bond in murder case
GILLETTE -- A judge has set a $1 million cash-only bond in the case of a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in ...

Wyoming's success story is the model for the new program.

Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have ...

Christmas 1959: Inside the downtown 'Santa Hut'

A Ranger Christmas Eve tradition is continued below with the reprinting of a piece of seasonal coverage from the past.
In 1959, Riverton children enjoyed the ...

Elks Club packs up Christmas dinners to go

If it's Christmas, then you'll find Riverton Elks Club members filling boxes with holiday food to go.
Riverton's BPOE Elks and DOES spent time Monday at their ...

College, Meals on Wheels join forces to provide senior presents

Seniors citizens in Fremont County will receive personalized Christmas cards this year from students and staff at Central Wyoming College.
The effort is part ...

Volunteers 'humbled' by Christmas gift program

More than a dozen needy families in Fremont County are getting Christmas gifts this year from members of the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton.
"It's ...

 
 

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