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

Ranger News

North Federal rebuild could stretch 3 years

The reconstruction of North Federal Boulevard set to take place in 2017 will continue on for at least another summer, and could be stretched out to ...

No West Nile detected this week since fog increase

Weed and pest officials have not detected West Nile virus this week in mosquito pools in the Riverton area, despite the virus's presence last week on Mission ...

State budget woes could worsen when final figures calculated

Wyoming's budget picture continues to worsen, after a new state report indicated that the budget shortfall for the last fiscal year could be on the "high end" ...

The Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois threatens about 870 structures, but officials say no property has been damaged or destroyed as a result of the blaze, ...

Blood test saves Riverton man from DUI homicide charge

Shawn Pendleton was sentenced to a year in jail on a lesser charge for the car wreck that killed Dana Trujillo.

A Riverton man will not be charged ...

South Broadway between Main Street and Washington Avenue closed down for Riverton's "Alive at 5" on Thursday, July 21, with music, bouncy houses, food and ...

Today

Community Calendar

Wednesday July 27

Music on the Lawn: Lost Springs Band, a classic rock and country ...

Smaller fire near Lander fully contained

From staff reports
The Shoshone Lake Fire west of Lander has been contained.
It was reported July 19 about 15 miles west of Lander on the Washakie Ranger ...

Ferrets returning to area where they nearly vanished

The release will complete the circle of a story that began in 1981.

MEETEETSE (AP) -- Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on ...

Man charged in father-son kidnap, murder case hangs himself in jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Adding a new twist to an already bizarre kidnapping and murder case, a man charged in the killing of a Utah train worker has died after ...

FCAG funds to requesters total $285k for the year

Ten organizations in Fremont County are receiving a total of $284,517 after the Fremont County Association of Governments finalized last week its distribution ...

Wyoming digest

Fugitive has Wyoming ties
RAPIC CITY (S.D.) -- The U.S. Marshals Service has added a South Dakota man who has been on the run for nearly eight years to ...

Allen says his second term would stabilize commission

Fremont County Commissioner Larry Allen is the board's only incumbent seeking re-election this fall.
If he's defeated, he said the board would lose important ...

The Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois covered 8,020 acres Tuesday morning, having grown more than 1,150 acres overnight.
It remains 0 percent ...

New carrier's passenger boardings beat projections so far

New jet service provider Denver Air Connection already is exceeding passenger projections at Riverton Regional Airport since starting service July 1. The new ...

Sauger on rise in local waters

For the past four years, a cooperative effort involving Wyoming Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Shoshone and Arapaho tribes has aimed to ...

CWC set to accredit Job Corps courses

The Wind River Job Corps is working to get some of its curriculum accredited at Central Wyoming College, which would allow the center's students seeking ...

Fundraising for Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp under way

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a campaign to raise money to renovate and preserve theWhiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois. The ...

Man charged for sex with 12-year-old

A Fremont County man was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he had sex with a 12-year-old girl in June.
The suspect is identified by initials in court ...

More evac at fire near Dubois in hot, windy conditions

Changing winds and continued hot weather worsened conditions Saturday at the site of the Lava Mountain Fire in the Wind River Mountains near Dubois.
At 3:50 ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.