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

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2018

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has implemented new training after an audit by the Department of Interior's Office of Inspector General found that the federal ...

From staff reports
Jun 21, 2018

Nearly 800 cubic yards of concrete was poured in a single day Wednesday, the biggest paving segment to date on the $13.96 million North Federal highway ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2018

Hi Mountain Seasonings of Riverton marks the grand opening of a state-of-the art jerky processing facilities Friday with a host of in-house activities. The ...


By Clair McFarland, For The Ranger
Jun 21, 2018

On Riverton's Main Street, you can go out for Cosmopolitans at 7 in the morning. That's because Roni Roemmich, owner of Sweet Surprises Gourmet Cupcakes, ...

by Betty Starks Case
Jun 21, 2018

I'm disappointed when a special day like Fathers Day doesn't fall within my column schedule. And yet it gives me an opportunity to write about something others ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 21, 2018

The Fremont County Commission has done exactly the right thing in deciding to rejoin the collaborative efforts of the Fremont County Association of ...


Nance Shelsta, Riverton
Jun 21, 2018

Editor: Riverton's Center for Art, Technology & Science (CATS) located at 120 S. 3rd East (across from the Gem Theater), will be celebrating its fourth ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

Lynn Tendore was sentenced Thursday morning to five to 12 years of imprisonment after a second aggravated robbery of a convenience store. However, judge ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

SageWest Health Care no longer plans to reopen the obstetrics unit at its Riverton hospital, CEO Alan Daugherty said Tuesday. "There's no way I can do it on a ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

No one was seriously injured in a fire Wednesday evening at a home in the 200 block of West Washington Avenue in Riverton. The incident initially was ...

From staff reports
Jun 14, 2018

Central Wyoming College cowboy Thomas Davis is off to a good start at the College National Finals rodeo in Casper. He's placed in the top five in two of his ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 14, 2018

Nobody likes a losing streak, but Riverton Raiders manager Troy Brown says his team's four-game skid isn't a disaster. Riverton lost two games in Cody early ...


By Steven R. Peck
Jun 14, 2018

It's Flag Day in our country, and Riverton's "Avenue of Flags" looked great in the June sunlight Thursday morning. Local veterans coordinate the placement of ...

By Clair McFarland
Jun 14, 2018

Ten years ago, I lived in Grand Junction, Colorado. I could just say I lived anywhere but here, because that was my real goal: Siberia would have been just ...

Gerald Hamanski, Riverton
Jun 14, 2018

Editor: Here is my comment on the issue of high school kids playing once sport exclusively and not playing the others, as it was raised by Ron Laird of the ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Jun 13, 2018

Replacement of the artificial grass surface at Wolverine Field in Riverton has begun, with workers stripping the 10-year-old material off the football/soccer ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

Jody Ray was appointed Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Fremont County School District 25 school board in Riverton. Dean Peranteaux, who also previously ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

After a year away, the Fremont County Commissioners now plan to rejoin the Fremont County Association of Governments. FCAG is a nonprofit organization that ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

The Riverton City Council has approved three new appointments to the municipal planning commission. Robert Scheidemantel, Kyle Lehto and Julie Watts are the ...

From staff reports
Jun 13, 2018

The Cody Cubs remained unbeaten in Class A American Legion baseball after winning a 6-2 defensive tilt Tuesday evening in Park County over the visiting ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 13, 2018

For a while this summer, the Wolverine Field sports venue is going to be a construction site. No it won't be on the scale of the massive North Federal rebuild ...


Janet Tumulty, Riverton
Jun 13, 2018

Editor: Thank you for recognizing and drawing attention to the fine quality of Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. I must say, however, that on Memorial Day ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

Part 3 of 3 Embroiled in a federal investigation regarding millions of dollars in appropriated funding that is not accounted for, the actions of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

County commissioners across have new budgetary powers this year, meaning they now have veto power over special taxation districts that are funded by mills ...


From staff reports
Jun 7, 2018

A multi-agency seatbelt enforcement operation over Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County led to arrest of seven drunken drivers and the same number of ...

By Steven R. Peck
Jun 7, 2018

Anyone in Wyoming who saw the pictures of the tornado devastation in Gillette in recent days surely must be shocked. Houses flattened by tornadoes? In ...

by Betty Starks Case
Jun 7, 2018

Summer reunions come in all shapes and sizes. Some families, by the time their ties have been reduced to cousins, just give up and lose contact with one ...


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