The Ranger (beta)

Fremont County's Daily Newspaper

News of Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming, from the Ranger's award winning journalists.

Ranger Login

Related Content:

Hugh James Simonson

Jul 18, 2012 - Staff:  Hugh James Simonson, 78, of Lander, died Sunday, July 8, 2012, as the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident.
Cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Today

Jul 18, 2012 - Staff:  Births
PAULSEN

A daughter was born to Agnes Mary Moss and Curtis Patrick Paulsen, of Riverton, at 12:36 p.m. June 8, 2012, at Riverton Memorial ... [more]

Central interviews Charlie Gorzalka for open rodeo job

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Charlie Gorzalka made his case Tuesday morning for becoming the next Central Wyoming College head rodeo coach.
Gorzalka is an assistant coach at Tarleton ... [more]

Young Little League stars head to District baseball tourney

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A No. 1 seed has been earned by the Riverton 9-10-year-old all-star baseball team for the Wyoming Little League District 1 tournament Wednesday through Friday ... [more]

Sweet Caroline, good times never seemed so good

Jul 17, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Dad did not want last Thursday's baseball game to end. I was there with my boys, all of them, including sons Kyle and Cody, son-in-law Eric, and brother ... [more]

County withdraws offer of land near park

Jul 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission is no longer offering free land near Jaycee Park to the City of Riverton after municipal leaders demanded more than the roughly ... [more]

Varied schedule at transfer stations examined by officials

Jul 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The district is operating the seven sites on a rotating schedule where one location is open each day of the week, but not always the same ... [more]

Potholes and related issues set for repairs with city money

Jul 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton sidewalks, curbs and gutters in disrepair are to be fixed by ERI Engineering after the City of Riverton awarded the company a bid for concrete ... [more]

Reservation fires arson, officials say

Jul 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fire investigators have determined two structure fires on the Wind River Indian Reservation were intentional.
Riverton Fire District fire investigator Matt ... [more]

New fire near Glendo grows to 8,000 acres

Jul 17, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A wildfire started on a Wyoming National Guard training area forced the partial evacuation of Glendo State Park, about 100 miles north of ... [more]

Digest

Jul 17, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Guard medical unit may be spared
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming would get to keep an Air National Guard medical unit under the latest military budget proposal ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jul 17, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  There's hot, and then there's hot
A look back on the summer of 2012 might well show that the hottest weather came right at the beginning -- part of it ... [more]

Hillary's punishing schedule

Jul 17, 2012 - By Bradley Klapper, The Associated Press:  Globe-trotting Secretary of State sets travel record

WASHINGTON -- If diplomatic achievements were measured by the number of countries visited, ... [more]

Tyler helped with long-ago school work

Jul 17, 2012 - Brenda Farrell, Fort Worth, Texas:  Editor:
I read about the death of Carolyn B. Tyler and remembered how, when I was a third-grader in Texas, I wrote to newspapers in Wyoming asking for facts ... [more]

Caroline Ann Smith

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Caroline Ann Smith, 51, died July 5, 2012, at her home in Riverton after a two-year battle with lung cancer.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of ... [more]

Frederick Duncan McDonald

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Frederick Duncan McDonald, 84, a 22-year resident of Lander, died Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong battle against Parkinson's disease.
Private ... [more]

Erna Irene Spencer

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Frederick Duncan McDonald, 84, a 22-year resident of Lander, died Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong battle against Parkinson's disease.
Private ... [more]

Jerome Hayes Oldman Sr.

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Jerome Hayes Oldman Sr., 63, of Arapahoe, died Monday, July 9, 2012, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ... [more]

Today

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Clarification
One of the subjects in Friday's page one Ranger story "CWC faculty resignations examined" said his position was misrepresented in the ... [more]

Musicians perform on the Riverwalk

Jul 17, 2012 - Staff:  Musicians performed for a Rails to Trails audience during Friday evening's Music on the Riverwalk ... [more]

Day in the Park offers something for everyone

Jul 15, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Muriel Kraus and her friend Janis Haggerty spent their Saturday morning wondering Riverton City Park and admiring craft work set up for the annual Riverton ... [more]

Revenue up at trash stations

Jul 15, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The solid waste district's seven transfer stations, which are operating under a new restricted schedule, brought in $2,004 during their first month compared to ... [more]

Bridger Mountain area grazing needs comments

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management's Lander Field Office is seeking in input on its recently completed draft standards assessment for grazing allotments in the ... [more]

BLM analyzing horse herd

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management's Lander Field Office has opened review of a preliminary environmental assessment analyzing a proposed wild horse gather in the ... [more]

Kansas man dies after Harley wreck

Jul 15, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A Kansas man involved in a motorcycle crash in Fremont County earlier this month has died, according to a statement issued by the Wyoming Highway Patrol.
The ... [more]

County museums, planning boards have vacant seats

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County government is seeking applicants to serve on the planning commission and the museums board.
Each group has a seat that is available. The seats ... [more]

CWC presenting an intimate production of 'Virginia Woolf'

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  The summer play's showtimes at the dance studio in the arts center are 7:30 p.m. on July 24-28 with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on July 29.

Central Wyoming ... [more]

CWC class offers ways to build a career

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  U.S. Forest Service retiree Liz Oswald enrolled in Central Wyoming College's Facilities Maintenance program to learn skills to apply to a new career and gain ... [more]

CWC holds line on prez pay

Jul 15, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College board of trustees has opted to freeze president Jo Anne McFarland's pay this year.
After lengthy discussion in executive session, ... [more]

Digest

Jul 15, 2012 - From staff reports:  Enjoy cowboy fun, food
Louis Lake Lodge and Charlie Whitlock Horses are inviting the public to the "Western Cowboy Dinner & Entertainment."
The ... [more]