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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 ...

Riverton's new public services director starts work July 14

Kyle Butterfield will start work as Riverton's new public services director on July 14.
He was the only finalist for the spot, which was vacated last year by ...

Past RPD officer says 'not guilty' to assault

A former Riverton police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault in Lander District Court. Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively set ...

Deliberately running over an animal 'not a nice thing to do'

Editor:
Someone is running over cats for the fun of it. We have found six so far on Honor Farm Road and buried them. Three of them were mine.
I want to go ...

Speak up July 8 about future of Riverton's parks

They ought to be better utilized and more vibrant than they are now.

What do a nurse, a pizza delivery guy, a bookkeeper,a student and others have in ...

Tuesday notes

No paper Friday
From the department of newspaper holiday housekeeping: The Ranger will not publish Friday in commemoration of Independence Day, a ...

Mosquito spraying under way in Riverton

The City of Riverton began its seasonal mosquito mitigation program Monday evening.
The distinctive sound of the vehicle-mounted fogging machine will be heard ...

Imagine three quarters of an acre covered by at least 50 fruit trees--apples, pears, plums and apricots--each 15 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Their leaves ...

 
 

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