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

Ranger News

New regional report predicts tepid growth ahead in ag states

A new survey suggests that the economic outlook for 10 Midwest and Plains states is weaker than in previous months.
The Rural Mainstreet Index sank to growth ...

The "opening" of the Wind River Indian Reservation to white settlement in 1906 was so tantalizing that a former Wyoming governor moved to Fremont ...

Deadline for quilt show approaching

Fremont County quilters are expected to participate in Yellow-stone Quilt Fest 2015.
The festival has announced that it is accepting entries through August. ...

Montana Conservation Corps tackles local jobs

The two 12-person MCC crews were made up of high school and college students from the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Projects in Fremont County that ...

Air boardings erode again; 5,000 figure will be hard to reach

Boardings at Riverton Regional Airport are down 47 percent compared to last year, according to a statement presented byairport manager Paul Griffin at the ...

Fire up to 350 acres; roads in area still closed

After a day of strong winds, the Little Bob Lake Fire is now estimated at approximately 350 acres. U.S. Forest Service public information officer Karl Brauneis ...

Farmers market succeeding in new location; top produce now

The market is open from5 p.m. to 7 p.m.everyWednesdayin the parking lot of St. John Lutheran Church, 606 N. Eighth St. W.

It's peak growing ...

Digest

BLM starts new fire-prevention effort
The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region and the Wyoming ...

Rig count up one for the week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week increased by one to ...

Gangs become focal point in Cheyenne teen's murder trial

CHEYENNE -- When Phillip Sam was booked into the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center on the morning of Oct. 5, 2014, he indicated he was in a gang.
Deputy ...

Today

Births

MEDICINECLOUD
A son was born to Mikayla Littleshield of Riverton and Tyler MedicineCloud of Wind River at 12:18 a.m. July 21 at SageWest ...

Wyoming digest

More 80 mph limit in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Transportation officials have increased the speed limit to 80 mph along a 17-mile stretch of Interstate 90 ...

GOP hopeful Cruz slams Obama during Wyoming campaign rally

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Repub-lican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigned at a Wyoming Republican Party fundraiser Thursday with tea-party-flavored promises to ...

Bones found in Bull Lake not human, says coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's office investigated remains found Monday by recreational divers in the Bull Lake reservoir in Fremont County.
An analysis showed ...

Strong winds forecast at Little Bob Lake fire site

Fire managers say the winds could push the blaze into flatter country where more structures might be threatened.

Crews on the Little Bob Lake Fire ...

Two more sentenced in Little Whiteman murder

Two more defendants involved in the death of Jared Little Whiteman on June 2, 2014, have been sentenced.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on Aug. ...

Skate park demo set Saturday; more features on the way

The public is invited to the "soft opening" of Riverton's new skatepark at City Park at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The park's official grand opening, which will ...

Today

Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Shelter shooter's crime astonished acquaintances" should have said Roy Clyde's mother died Oct. 2, ...

Natural Trap Cave wows visiting archaeologists again this summer

CHEYENNE -- A strange Wyoming cave eight stories deep continued to give up secrets as paleontologists for a second summer in a row dug and sifted through a ...

Digest

One killed, one hurt in crash
CODY -- Authorities say a man was killed and a woman was injured in a motorcycle crash on the Beartooth Highway north of ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.