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

Ranger Letters

City doing 'a pretty good job' on snow removal so far

I have to disagree with the letter form Carol Johnson about snow removal.
I think it has been better this year than at just about any time I can ...

Criticism of basketball official at state was based on inaccuracy

Once again, I feel compelled to refute accusations made by another Ranger sports writer. After reading Randy Tucker's recent article, I felt that he ...

Parents, be alert to signs of PANDAS

Since my child was diagnosed with PANDAS a year ago, it has become my mission to spread the word and support other families whose lives have been ...

Isn't city bound by its own code when removing snow?

When the snow plow drivers have orders from the city to plow snow to the curb, and when sidewalks are immediately adjacent to the curb like ours is, ...

Colon cancer 'treatable and beatable,' but it must be detected early enough

Colonoscopies can be intimidating. You might be thinking it's something you can put off until next year, and then perhaps another year after that, but ...

Failure to expand Medicaid was 'a great disservice' to Wyo citizens

I was of course very saddened with the Wyoming Senate's vote, as I was the principal sponsor of the Medicaid Expansion amendment.I am sad that ...

Fire at old Roberts Mission building was 'terrible shame'

I was shocked to see the picture of the old building at the Roberts Mission destroyed by fire.
It is a terrible shame that it happened. These old ...

Tree board has busy agenda; grateful for local supporters

We, your Riverton Tree Board, are happy to report on our activities once again. This year we have two projects to report on, one which was completed ...

Letter on life with parole worth some consideration

The letter writer from Torrington made some interesting points about establishing a prison sentence of life with the possibility of parole.
We have ...

'Winter Blues' can be strongest at the end of the season

I know he was writing more for humorous purposes, but I do congratulate Robert H. Peck for mentioning the "winter blues," or seasonal affective ...

Proper steps can save the lifes of lost or abandoned pets - in the right situation

Recently there have been a number of missing pets locally. Not knowing where your pet is or what it may be going through is a difficult experience. ...

Put private EMS to public vote

With respect to the cost of medical care, many times we, as health care consumers, are left with few options for that care. We do not choose when we ...

UW cuts ribbon on pharmacy research laboratory

LARAMIE-- The University of Wyoming's new L.S. Skaggs Research Laboratory is open.
UWR00;president Dick McGinity and College of Health Sciences Dean Joe ...

Capitol suit not about who attended what

To me, the excuse "you weren't at any of the meetings" isn't enough to just sweep the lawsuit about possible problems with the Capitol Square project ...

'Tirade' against official for technical foul a 'total injustice'

Ok, Scott Akenewich. I read your tirade against the WHSSA and the officiating in the state semi-final game between the Wyoming Indian girls and ...

CARE Act an important and welcome new statute

Wyoming has become the 20th state in the nation to pass the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act.
Passed unanimously by the Wyoming ...

State might have opportunity for a real presidential primary

I was very confused by the Fremont County Republican caucus last week.
This will be my first election voting in Wyoming. IR00;went to the caucus but ...

Column on state through fresh eyes 'so true'

Robert H. Peck's column about Wyoming as seen through the eyes of someone from another state is so true.
Once I was in New Mexico visiting a friend, ...

Think long and hard before legalizing marijuana in state, even for medical purposes

Our State of Wyoming is pondering whether or to support the legalization of medical marijuana.There is a petition being circulated for just this ...

Truck situation deserved more than a 'drive-by' from police

Recently I called the Riverton Police Department about a person in my neighborhood revving a semi truck up so loud it woke everyone in my house up. It ...


County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.