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

Ranger News

State parks accept bids for Boysen fishing guides

The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is accepting bids for up to three commercial fishing operations for Boysen State Park.
Sealed ...

State not liable in Archer girl's death, district judge rules

District Court Judge Norman Young ordered that the Wyoming Department of Transportation cannot be held legally responsible for the death of Sophia Archer, the ...

For the first time since the 1850s, wild bison now roam the prairies of central Fremont County. Ten animals relocated from a national wildlife refuge in Iowa ...

Today

Births

LENNEN
A son was born to Codie Lennen of Riverton and Troy Lennen Jr. of Riverton at 2:07 a.m. October 31 ...

Wyoming digest

Honorary degree rules change
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming has adopted new standards for those eligible to receive honorary doctoral ...

StartUp graduate sees opportuniy in digital eyewear

"Life happens in an instant, don't miss it," is more than a slogan for the start-up company Hind-Sight Industries. The phrase speaks volumes of founder Bob ...

WyoLotto expanding games, Lucky for Life

WyoLotto is expanding its game selection with the launch of the new Lucky For Life lottery, beginning December 4.
Unlike the three existing games, Cowboy ...

Challenger making state contracts an issue in race vs. longtime legislator Bebout

The Republican state senator faced an ethics complaint in August and was cleared of any violations.

Democrat Chesie Lee has added a new item to the ...

Ames Monument now national landmark

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The historic Ames Monument in Albany County is now listed as a National Historic Landmark, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced ...

CWC board chairman has opponent for Lander seat

College board trustees represent different geographic areas of Fremont County, but they are voted on countywide.

The two men vying for the open ...

Better news for Wyoming coal; quarterly output rises

Wyoming's coal production went way up in the third quarter of 2016 but officials say the industry still has a ways to go before it meets projections for the ...

Oil and gas lease auctions going online; protesters look for venue

The change could generate an estimated $2 million a year in additional revenue by encouraging more participation by petroleum developers who don't have to ...

Wyoming digest

Beavers to be moved from park
LARAMIE (AP) -- The Laramie Parks and Recreation Department is working to relocate beavers that have taken up residence at ...

The Center of Hope's annual "Filling an Empty Bowl" fundraiser drew more participants than previous years. Center of Hope director Shelly Mbonu estimated ...

Amid tight finances, college insurance costs not up much

The total cost for insurance coverage at Central Wyoming College is rising this year, but it still is not as high as it was in 2015.
For fiscal year 2017, ...

Gard faces Hancock in contest for Ward 3 slot

Three are seats up for re-election on the Riverton City Council in Tuesday's general election.
Incumbents for Ward 1 and 2, Sean Peterson and Holly Jibben, ...

For the first time in 131 years, wild bison are being introduced to the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The event, to be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at a ...

The three new members of the Shoshone Business Council asked tribal court judge John St. Clair to swear them in Monday, signaling a rift in the council's ...

Today

Births

CARROLL
A son was born to Alexis Carroll of Hudson and Taylor Carroll of Hudson at 7:51 p.m. October 27 ...

...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.