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From the looks of it, virtually all of the recent car burglaries were preventable

We have reported repeatedly in recent days on many automobile ...

A student who sat down Tuesday afternoon for a water break in the shade ended up with more than a cool drink. He found The Ranger's Rendezvous Balloon ...

Windshield destruction results in citation, arrest for Riverton man

Jarett David, 20, of Riverton, was issued a citation for property destruction after he reportedly jumped on his ex-girlfriend's car and smashed her windshield ...

Legislature might need a role in funding for swim pools

From our days in math class, we remember that when x equals one-half x, something just isn't adding up.
Lander superintendent of schools Mike Bowman uses that ...

After 2-2 record at state, nationals up next for Riverton girls fastpitch unit

A shaky inning defensively doomed the the Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team Saturday at the state tournament. Riverton was 7-3 by the Gillette ...

Improvements to library's Community Room worthy goal for all

Editor:
As a youth growing up in Riverton, I can remember my excitement at the building of the new Riverton Branch Library in 1983. I lived several blocks ...

Tuesday notes

Rainout
Not too many events get rained out this time of year in Fremont County (or any time of year, for that matter), but that is what happened Friday ...

Man beaten, arrested after picking fight with Riverton bar patrons

Michael Thomson, 32, of Appleton, Wis., was arrested for public intoxication, interference and two counts of simple assault after an incident that was reported ...

Riverton all-stars sweep first games as postseason begins

Riverton celebrated two victories Saturday in Lander to start the district Little League baseball tournament.
In the 11- and 12-year-old all-star division, ...

The double-elimination tournament concludes Sunday afternoon.

The Riverton U.S. Energy Under-18 fastpitch softball team got some momentum going ...

New format this year for Go Fremont County fitness events July 26

Entries are being accepted for the the Go Fremont County Parade Day 5K, Cycle or Swim, set to be held July 26 in Riverton.
This is the fourth-annual Go ...

Casino sponsoring poker run, giveaway

The Wind River Hotel and Casino will host its annual poker run July 26 to help celebrate its motorcycle giveaway.
Ride the Winds Poker Run registration begins ...

County student attends two-week German language course

Wind River High School freshman Cole Nelson attended a two-week Concordia Language Villages session at Waldsee, the German Language Village located near ...

Baxter receives seat-belt survivor award

Officials say Alexandra Baxter's buckledseatbeltsaved her life May 28 when her passenger vehicle rolled two-and-a-half times on Paradise Valley Road near ...

College 'chooses to ignore' local talent when hiring

Editor:
Respectfully, I disagree with Ron Granger, vice president of administrative services at Central Wyoming College. In the June 8 issue of The Ranger, ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

State fastpitch this weekend in Riverton; 35 teams coming

Riverton's U.S. Energy team is a contender for the state girls championship.

A couple of Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball teams have focused ...

Our summer festival

Riverton Rendezvous truly comes close to 'something for everyone'

One of the tired-out phrases employed to promote an event or destination is ...

Rendezvous revs up with events at park, rec path and modelers facility

Riverton Rendezvous get up to full speed this weekend, offering music, food and shopping opportunities for residents and visitors to the city.
- The Sixth ...

Mosquito count generally low in population centers

The local mosquito population has been "pretty quiet" this year according to Fremont County Weed and Pest assistant supervisor Nancy Pieropan.
"I think it's ...

 
 

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