The Ranger (beta)

Fremont County's Daily Newspaper

News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.

Ranger Login

Related Content: Shoshoni

Driver in fatal wreck had alcohol level of .314

Jun 17, 2015 - From staff reports:  The driver in a fatal, one-vehicle rollover this month near Boysen Reservoir was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to autopsy reports.
Rupert D. ... [more]

Many tractors and engines to be on display at annual show in Shoshoni

Jun 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Saturday and Sunday in Shoshoni.
The event is sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers and is named ... [more]

Numerous weather advisories in effect for Fremont County

Jun 5, 2015 - Staff:  The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a [more]

Shoshoni man earns Driver of the Year award from WTA

Jun 4, 2015 - From staff reports:  Gary Albrandt has logged more than 3.4 million miles with no preventable accidents in his professional career.

A professional truck driver from ... [more]

Two killed in vehicle rollover Tuesday; no seatbelts were worn

Jun 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  Two Fremont County men died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Shoshoni.
Reports state Rupert D. Goggles Jr., 42, of St. Stephen's, and ... [more]

Highway open after slides, but train tracks in canyon closed

May 29, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Officials do not have an exact estimate on the timeline for reopening the line.

This week's mud slides between Shoshoni and Thermopolis caused damage ... [more]

Canyon highway open again, but saturated walls still of concern

May 27, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The roadway through Wind River was reopened to vehicle traffic at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but motorists still should expect slow driving conditions due to mud ... [more]

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

May 26, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ... [more]

Thoren, O'Connor to marry

May 22, 2015 - Staff:  Bruce and Sabrina Thoren of Shoshoni and Pat and Shelley O'Connor of Torrington are pleased to announce the engagement of Cortney Thoren and Ryan O'Connor, ... [more]

Shoshoni student on state FFA officer team

May 15, 2015 - From staff reports:  A new team of students took the reins of the Wyoming FFA Association as the 2015-2016 state FFA officers were elected at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention ... [more]

Cowboy poets entertained in Shoshoni

May 8, 2015 - Darius Reinert, Shoshoni:  Editor:
I thoroughly enjoyed the third annual cowboy poet gathering in Shoshoni.
Thanks to the folks who took time out of their busy lives to spend the ... [more]

Speeding through Shoshoni is not an inconsequential act

May 4, 2015 - Harvey Reading, Shoshoni:  Editor:
I read with interest the letter from William Hjelmstad of Casper that appeared in the April 12 edition regarding his alleged violation of the speed ... [more]

County sets hearings on EMS tax, privatization next week

Apr 29, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Public meetings to discuss the sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services are officially set for Monday and Tuesday.
"I hope there's clear ... [more]

Shoshoni school taking shape; 2016 occupancy on schedule

Apr 19, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Roads are built, footings are poured, and athletic fields are prepped for summer grass seeding at the site of the new Shoshoni School.
The kindergarten ... [more]

Shoshoni shouldn't stop 'law-abiding citizens on minor, inconsequential violations'

Apr 12, 2015 - William Hjelmstad, Casper:  Editor:
This month I took my 84-year-old mother to Riverton to visit the casinos. We left more than a hundred dollars in the casinos and restaurants, then ... [more]

Canceled bus route affecting homeless

Apr 2, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Black Hills Stage Line bus service has canceled its route through Fremont County because of a lack of ridership.
According to the company, the Denver to ... [more]

Conviction in beer-bottle killing upheld on appeal to Wyoming high court

Mar 27, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Shoshoni man's manslaughter conviction.
Shey Elan Bruce struck his girlfriend's separated husband on the head ... [more]

Gun ban climate would turn U.S. into Britain or Australia

Mar 1, 2015 - Dennis Koppenhafer, Shoshoni:  Editor:
In Randy Tucker's [more]

National FFA Week: Shoshoni

Feb 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  Chapter busy working on stage decorations for state convention

The Shoshoni FFA chapter has had a full and eventful summer with an exciting growing ... [more]

Man settles lawsuit against Shoshoni officials over 2012 arrest

Feb 19, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A Shoshoni man recently settled his lawsuit with town officials after claiming police tased and arrested him without reason in 2012.
Details of the settlement ... [more]

Bill on city deposits central to problem in Shoshoni, other towns

Feb 10, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  State law requires depositing municipal funds in a bank, and Shoshoni has no banks.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has advanced a ... [more]

Campbell working to clarify driver's license legislation

Jan 11, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is set to convene Tuesday for its 2015 general session.

Rep. Rita Campbell, R-Shoshoni said she will address several ... [more]

Shoshoni library showcasing world Christmas traditions

Dec 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni Public Library employees invite the community to join them in celebrating their "A Taste of Christmas Around the World" week.
Presentations will ... [more]

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Nov 21, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ... [more]

Peters re-elected mayor in Shoshoni; he carried 65 percent in Tuesday voting

Nov 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters says he wasn't surprised at the outcome of Tuesday's election.
Town voters sent Peters back to the mayor's seat for another ... [more]

Man arrested after break-in; resident 'beat him with a garden hoe'

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  An Ethete man was arrested Thursday morning reportedly after breaking into a home on Klocke Road south of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the incident.
A ... [more]

Shoshoni Town Council candidate wants to continue first-term work

Oct 31, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Lea Delay sees a lot of promise for the future when she looks at the town of Shoshoni.
"This town can be so much more than what it is," Delay said. "I'm ... [more]

Shoshoni woman running for council as write-in

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Kathryn Dewitt wasn't expecting to be a write-in candidate for one of two open spots on the Shoshoni Town Council.
"A couple people said, 'Well you should,'" ... [more]

Marcus wants to continue service on Shoshoni's town council

Oct 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni town councilman Bill Marcus is running for another term. He has been in office for 10 years.
The top two vote-getters in the multi-candidate race ... [more]

Peters wants second term as Shoshoni mayor

Oct 24, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni Mayor Scott Peters says he is proud of the work he has accomplished during his four-year term in office.
He is asking town voters to elect him again ... [more]