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

Ranger News

Panel weighs bill that could free up inactive liquor licenses

Wyoming lawmakers are working on legislation that could free up inactive liquor licenses for other entrepreneurs to use.
The Legislature's Joint Corporations, ...

These and other, shorter strings of BNSF locomotives sit idle on the Donkey Creek siding east of Gillette as Wyoming's coal slowdown continues. Taken together, ...

Quality product should precede push for publicity

Advertising is paid media. Public relations and publicity are earned media.
Consumers do distinguish between advertising and publicity and are much more ...

Facilities on alert after state gets vague bomb threat

State facilities and schools across Wyoming were notified by the Office of Homeland Security of potential threats Thursday afternoon.
Police scanner traffic ...

Today

Births
TINDALL
A daughter was born to Ashley Hatch of Riverton and Emery Tindall of Riverton at 8:20 a.m. ...

Already facing death penalty, man charged in a Wyoming 'cold case'

(AP) -- An imprisoned serial killer has been charged with murder in connection to the 1977 killing of a 28-year-old woman whose remains were found in southwest ...

UW targets 16 degree programs for elimination

Sixteen degree programs at the University of Wyoming are being considered for elimination to help save money.
The university announced Tuesday that the UW ...

Wyoming digest

Committee OKs coal pension bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal ...

Yellowstone-themed license plate to be considered

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is looking into the idea of offering state license plates that celebrate Yellowstone National Park.
WYDOT Director ...

Follow good procedures in private burials, planner urges

Fremont County Planner Steve Baumann is urging Fremont County residents to formally file with his office before burying bodies on private land.
The county ...

Colorado team takes One Shot trophy

Gov. Matt Mead scored for the Wyoming team in Saturday's annual even in Lander

Gov. Matt Mead might have taken down an antelope in 10 minutes ...

Drop-off recycling to end in Riverton

After a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday, there will no longer be any neighborhood recycling drop-off sites in Riverton starting Nov. 1.
Community ...

State takes wolf case to court Friday; seeks to regain management

The future of Wyoming wolf management rides on a federal court hearing set for Friday in Washington, D.C.
The hearing before a three-judge panel at the U.S. ...

Casper DJ killed in motorcycle wreck

LEWISTOWN, Montana (AP) -- A Wyoming radio DJ has died after a two-motorcycle crash in central Montana.
Brian Scott died Sunday near Lewistown, Montana, as he ...

Teen shot to death in Cheyenne; search is on for second youth

A 19-year-old male was shot to death at a Cheyenne home over the weekend, and Laramie County officials are trying to find an 18-year-old who might know ...

Cheney, Greene and others set one debate

The Democratic nominee has suggested five debates in different places to give residents across the state more opportunities to attend.

CHEYENNE (AP) ...

Wyoming digest

Lower nighttime speed limits tested
JACKSON (AP) -- Wyoming transportation officials are going to test lower nighttime speed limits on some highways in ...

Fight outside bar leads to airlift, arrest

A fight outside a bar in Riverton necessitated an airlift to Denver for the victim Monday night.
Blaine Hughes, a 34-year-old Riverton man was arrested for ...

Local government funding shortage, new wage requirements, and poor consumer behavior all contribute to likely cutbacks

One by one, plastic containers ...

Job Corps graduating second class Friday; enrollment flattening

Leaders at the Wind River Job Corps originally had hoped the center would fill its capacity of 300 students by March.
After enrollment was brought above 200 ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.