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

Related Content:

Results announced in sled dog race

Jerry Bath of Lander finished ninth in the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, which ended Feb. 8
The defending champion won the competition. ...

Phone scam hitting Lander area

Another phone scam is hitting the Lander area, and the caller is threatening residents that they will be arrested if they do not pay.
The Lander Police ...

County acquires land to widen road

Commissioners approved increasing their contract with engineers on the Lander project by $38,000.

Fremont County officially acquired small parcels ...

Bill on guns in school 'does not seem like a good idea'

Editor:
It is my hope that the Wyoming legislators will not vote to permit guns to be brought into schools. I don't think most school teachers or staff would ...

Guns-in-schools invites debate

And Wyoming is a good place for it to take place

Wyoming is giving strong consideration to eliminating a law that declares public schools should be ...

Same old story

Congress lurches into another shutdown crisis in new year

Here we are in 2015, a month after the State of the Union speech and barely two months into ...

Digest

Override won't happen
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has voted not to override Gov. Matt Mead's veto of a bill that would make it harder for police and ...

Kidnap suspect nabbed in state

CASPER -- Casper police have arrested a man who is wanted in Pennsylvania on suspicion of robbery and kidnapping.
Authorities say Marshall McGinty was arrested ...

House advances bills on domestic sheep

CHEYENNE -- Two bills that sponsors say would protect Wyoming's domestic sheep industry against possible federal land grazing reductions are advancing in the ...

LARAMIE -- It was a game similar to many others the University of Wyoming men's basketball team played this season.
More often than not, UW made the plays ...

Charity care money for hospitals cut by committee

CHEYENNE -- The House Appropriations Committee has endorsed a bill that would provide funds to cover a portion of hospitals' uncompensated care.
But the ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 30th day of the 2015 General Session:
DEATH PENALTY: The House voted to reject a Senate amendment to ...

One-second crime fighting

The burglars on the loose find their dirty job easy when cars aren't locked

Many readers remember fondly the monthly column in The Ranger written for ...

Digest

Man gets seven years for gun thefts
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A man who stole eight guns from a Big Timber business and led police on a car chase the day ...

Rustler men host Sheridan in Region IX tourney Friday

Under a new Region IX men's basketball tournament format, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers play Sheridan College in the opening round Friday night at ...

Wyoming Indian advances to playR00;Thermopolis in a 3 p.m. Friday semifinal at Riverton High School, Shoshoni plays Big Piney at 8:30 a.m.

A 9-1 run ...

Today

Deaths
BARRETT
Shirley Barrett, 64, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be at 10 ...

Today

Community calendar
FRIDAY
Lander Valley High School and Lander Middle School Select Art Show Reception is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, ...

The ways we make ends meet

Sometimes it's hardest following a time of prosperity.

It was one of those great items that presented itself at the wrong time. In early May 1980, ...

The envelope, please

Great movies, unforgettable lines

Oscar night is here, the night of the greatest awards show on Earth, the night when the American move industry get ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.