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

Ranger News

Shoshone National Forest selling Christmas tree permits

CODY - Christmas tree permits are now available from the Shoshone National Forest. Permits may be purchased Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm at ...

Vietnam vet Aloysius Bell signed up at 17 -- then and Army tried to draft him at 19

It was a situation all too common in families anywhere in America. ...

Wyoming food pantries in need of cash, not food, donations

CASPER (AP) -- Employees of food pantries and the state food bank are calling for more cash donations to help people in need during the downturn in Wyoming's ...

Three killed in two-car wreck on reservation No IDs yet from coroner's office

Three people were killed in a two-vehicle accident just after midnight Saturday at the intersection of Left Hand Ditch Road and 17 Mile Road on the Wind River ...

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m.. Dec. 1 at the Lander Regional Office (260 Buena Vista Dr) to discuss proposed ...

County eyes tire recycling continuation

Though much of Fremont County's recycling program continues to be downsized, the solid waste district is considering whether to now begin recycling ...

WIHS honor roll released for term I

Wyoming Indian High School has released its Term 1 honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year:
3.5- 4.0 GPA
Denaira Hiwalker, grade 9; Brian Two Crow, ...

County tax payments mirror statewide decline

Fremont County saw its sales and use taxes decline significantly from 2015 to 2016, mirroring a statewide 22.7 percent contraction in those taxes from last ...

Today

Corrections

- The headline for a page 1 story Wednesday should have said "Addison gets two years for meth."

- ...

More cuts at CWC would threaten key programs, basic services

If the Wyoming Legislature orders community colleges to make more cuts next year, Central Wyoming College President Brad Tyndall said his institution has three ...

Top professors named as UW students honor instructors

Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board recently honored their "Top Profs" at the 37th annual Top Prof Night.
Members of the ...

Bebout hopes city funding from state to stay intact

Sen. Eli Bebout offered encouraging news to the Riverton City Council last month on the subject of state funding that's provided to cities and towns in ...

Northern Arapaho Endowment scholarship applications now available, March 1 deadline

The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The ...

This year, Riverton High School Key Club facilitated its second largest Thanksgiving meal delivery ever, bringing at least 650 meals to community members in ...

Rocky Mountains ski resorts delay Thanksgiving openings

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Ski resorts in Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah have been forced to delay opening for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend or ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged after DNA found on sandwich at burglary scene
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A Cheyenne man is charged with three counts of burglary after police ...

Rock Springs mother sentenced

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) -- A Rock Springs woman charged with murder in the death of her infant daughter has been sentenced to 30 to 50 years in prison.
The ...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone Lake has had another record year for lake trout removal after about 366,000 of the nonnative trout were netted and killed to ...

Libraries get interim director

In-state consultant agrees to assist county libraries until director found

Former Fremont County library director Jeannette Woodward has agreed to ...

Today

Births

BEARING
A daughter was born to Modesta Blackburn of Riverton and Andrew Bearing of Riverton at 11:40 a.m. ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.