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

Ranger News

Holiday dates to post-Civil War period

The first Memorial Day in the United States was established May 30, 1868, for the purpose of placing flowers and decorations in recognition of comrades dying ...

Ashgrove Elementary School students enjoyed a sunny day Thursday at Wolverine Field in Riverton, participating in the annual Spring Sports Day. Above, Cassidy ...

Summer fire season in Wyoming predicted to be easier than 2016

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Most of Wyoming, including the heavily forested northwest part of the state, is predicted to have a slightly below average to average large ...

Wyoming digest

New state test called WY-TOPP
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming sixth-grader has won the state's contest to name the new statewide assessment.
Aiden ...

Today

Births

MARTEL
A baby was born to Jennifer Sekely of Lander and Nathan Martel of Lander at 1:45 a.m. May 24. The ...

Cattle rustling trouble shrinks due to agency collaboration

Local law enforcement officials say their collaborative efforts, and simply bringing the issue to light, have likely resulted in progress for addressing a ...

Bleeding man arrested after struggle with RPD officers

A St. Stephen's man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he was seen walking around Riverton with a bloodied face and later struggled with officers.
Police ...

The project is adding 2,500 square feet to the existing facility that currently takes up roughly 5,000 square feet on Adams Avenue in Riverton.


On ...

Memorial Day events set for all three days of holiday weekend

From staff reports

Memorial Day celebrations take place in Fremont County throughout the weekend, featuring traditional military rites as well as cultural ...

Quintal Abeyta was one of 25 Wyoming Indian High School seniors to graduate Sunday in front of faculty and ...

Today

Births

NYBERG
A baby was born to Shelby Nyberg of Lander and Jaden Nyberg of Lander at 11:19 p.m. May 23 at ...

Longtime Ashgrove principal to retire

Ashgrove Elementary School principal Alleta Baltes will retire at the end of this school year.
Riverton school board chair Lynette Jeffres said she's sad to ...

Wyoming digest

Snowy Range byway to open
LARAMIE. (AP) -- Wyoming officials say a scenic byway is finally ready to be reopened.
The Wyoming Department of ...

'No stone unturned,' say state lawmakers looking for revenue

CHEYENNE (AP) -- It's never a popular idea in red-state Wyoming, but some state lawmakers facing huge revenue shortfalls in a depressed energy economy feel they ...

Monitoring plan set for new, 25-year grazing allotments

Before 2016, Midvale Irrigation had leased out the land to a private group -- the Midvale Grazing Association -- through a 50-year lease.

The Midvale ...

Summer session enrollment beats target at CWC

As of Monday, Central Wyoming College has exceeded its enrollment goals for the summer 2017 semester that begins next week.
In an email to the school, ...

City, tribes find agreement on water line to Riverview Road

After nearly a decade, the City of Riverton will soon be able to complete the Riverton Water Supply project that has been at a standstill due to the absence of ...

Three indicted in shooting, robbery

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Three men have been indicted in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming with several crimes in connection with the shooting and robbery attempt at ...

Senators both key in Trump budget and health care bills

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sen. Mike Enzi is commending President Donald Trump for submitting a balanced budget to Congress.
But the Wyoming Republican, who is chairman ...

Wyoming digest

State has highest percentage of gov't jobs
CASPER (AP) -- A new report says government workers make up a larger percentage of Wyoming's workforce than ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2017 Riverton Ranger, Inc.