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

Ranger News

County takes new look at consolidation of fair sites

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Fair officials say the savings from consolidating from two locations to one could reach $100,000 a year, twice as much as earlier ...

Coroner race takes shape with pair of GOP candidates

Stratmoen and Weigel competing

A contest for Fremont County Coroner has been uncommon in recent elections, but the announced retirement of longtime ...

Families have chance to explore cave at Sinks Canyon State Park

Children and their parents now can apply for a chance to explore a cave at Sinks Canyon State Park.
Applications for the Fourth Annual Wyoming Kids eXtreme ...

Geneaology project leads to a 12,000-card data base for Szczepanski

Dean Szczepanski didn't expect to dip himself into the large pool of research he would need to do to dig deep into his family roots. Once he went further into ...

But bear-human conflicts still number about twice as many
as a decade ago.

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the ...

CWC event receives grant from Wyoming Humanities Council

The Wyoming Humanities Council has awarded grants to the Wyoming Association of Churches and Wyoming PBS.
The Wyoming Association of Churches was awarded ...

Barrasso among senators on trip to Mexican border to investigate concerns on children

WASHINGTON -- Seven U.S. senators, including Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming, have visited the Texas-Mexico border on a fact-finding mission focusing on the ...

Five Fremont County girls were headed tot he Wyoming State Fair after their 4-H exhibits earned blue ribbons at the local level 56 years ago this week at ...

Digest

One killed, four hurt in wreck
CHEYENNE -- Authorities say one person was killed and four others were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash near ...

New World War II display opens at Lander museum

A new exhibit on WorldR00;War IIR00;bombardiers has opened at the Lander Pioneer Museum.
Lander resident Tom Bell -- a WorldR00;War II bombardier, author, ...

Today

Community calendar
SUNDAY
Curt Gottshall Meet and Greet is noon to 2 p.m. at North Side Park in Lander. Gottshall is an Independent candidate for U.S. ...

Digest

Trial called off in nose biting
CODY -- A lawsuit stemming from an assault that cost a Cody man part of his nose is close to being resolved.
A trial ...

Man shot by police gets three years probation

Officers say he failed to drop a gun during a standoff.

GERING, Neb. -- A 29-year-old Wyoming man who was shot by a Nebraska police officer during a ...

The item was stolen from the Wyoming State Museum nearly a century ago.

CHEYENNE -- A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing ...

Bills to toughen poaching rules eyed by lawmakers

A legislative committee meets Tuesday in Thermopolis to work on the possible laws.

A Wyoming legislative committee is preparing to discuss two ...

Autopsy done in shooting death; no ID confirmed yet

Local officials on Friday still had not confirmed the identity of the man who was fatally shot by a federal officer Tuesday on the Wind River Indian ...

Park to host variety of birds in education event Sunday

Sunset Park will be bursting with birds at 3 p.m. Sunday during Central Wyoming Aviary's first-ever Parrot Rescue Awareness Day.
"There will be little birds, ...

Around the fair: Aug. 1

- The hefty steer of Hannah Nicol, 16, of Fort Washakie, has been misbehaving quite a bit, most likely because of the heat, she said.
"On weigh day he got ...

A closer look into the insides of a squid awed the collective audience Thursday at the Fremont Center during the dissection demonstration at the Fremont County ...

Stone challenging Hornecker for county sheriff job

Mark Stone doesn't want to wait any longer to serve the citizens of Fremont County as sheriff.
He says he thought about running for election four years ago ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.