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

Ranger News

WDH says seniors can take steps to avoid injuries from falling

While many people unexpectedly take a tumble from time to time, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that falls sometimes can lead to ...

Drug 'take back' day set for Saturday

With another drug "DEA Take Back" day scheduled across the nation for Saturday, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that medications can ...

Rocky Mountain Oncology finally has opened its doors after years of working to bring the high-end cancer facility to Lander.
Acuhealth Acupuncture owner Paul ...

Digest

Two dead in Saratoga plane crash
SARATOGA --Two Casper residents are dead after their plane crashed Saturday evening after takeoff from the Saratoga ...

Decision on bison quarantine expected in mid-2015

BILLINGS, Mont. --A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals ...

Police ask DFS to look into meth use at Riverton home

Two boys ages 6 and 8 live in the house.

The Department of Family Services has been asked to investigate use of methamphetamine at a Riverton home ...

District 25 reviewing policy on private school issue

Parents requested a change after learning homeschool and private school students are not allowed to participate in some public school ...

On Thursday, the Riverton PoliceR00;Department identified 21 automobiles in violation of city code, and more reports came in over the weekend.

Local ...

Parting of tribal council concerns solid waste board

Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District Board is worried about the dissolution of the Joint Business Council, and solid waste officials think the change ...

Council decides to write regulations for city parking lot

The Riverton City Council made the decision Tuesday to move forward on developing regulations for a city parking lot downtown.
The use of the lot, which sits ...

Gov. Matt Mead has proclaimed September as Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month and cited the importance archaeology plays in the scientific study of material ...

The National Park Service also has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in ...

Indian land ownership issues, renewable energy for farms and ranches, and efficient grazing were just a few topics of talks at the 2014 Wind River Agriculture ...

Trash haulers still adjusting to new hours at waste facilities

The City of Riverton and Wyoming Waste Systems will have another month to adjust to new hours at solid waste facilities.
The Fremont County Solid Waste ...

Wyoming targeted by group pushing marriage equality

The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will be bringing full-time staffers to work in Wyoming on a permanent basis, advocating on behalf of the ...

Voting for absentee voters begins Thursday

Absentee voting for the general election in Wyoming begins Thursday.
Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield also notes that September is National Voter ...

Library to host broadcast of 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be shown Saturday at the Lander Library.
The National Theatre Live production will ...

Digest

Privacy bills endorsed
LARAMIE -- A panel led by state lawmakers has endorsed a series of bills designed to better protect employees' personal Internet ...

"Get a member in September" was the theme of a statewide National Guard recruiting drive 36 years ago this month. Wyoming's National Guard had about 1,300 ...

Fiber arts enthusiasts will get a chance to shop and learn about new crafts during a free event Oct. 4 in Riverton.
Fiber Fest, sponsored by the Fremont Fiber ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.