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

Ranger News

States not ready for infection outbreak

Washington (TNS)-- Most states are not prepared to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according to a new report by the Trust for America's Health ...

Don't expect systemic or regime change, Cuba warns

HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban Pres-ident Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between ...

Digest

Drone strike kills five
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- A U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least ...

Dubois man receives Wyoming Governor's Arts Award

Gov. Matthew H. Mead has selected Jim Wilcox of Jackson, Tom Lucas of Dubois and Zachary Pullen of Casper as the recipients of the 2014 Wyoming Governor's Arts ...

Divide trail ranks high for snowmobilers

SnoWest Magazine again has named the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail one of the top places to ride in the country.
The trail landed the No. 5 spot on ...

Today

Births
BORN
A son was born to Kristie Asay of Riverton and Matt Born of Riverton at 7:56 p.m. Nov. 6 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Digest

Former prosecutor charged with theft
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office has charged Albany County's former top prosecutor, saying he used county ...

Prison buildings under inspection

CHEYENNE -- Building inspectors have been examining possible structural issues at the 13-year-old Wyoming State Prison in Rawlins.
"We've noticed the past ...

UW arena getting more improvements

An addition to the east side of the auditorium should be the most notable change of the next phase.

LARAMIE -- Work on a second phase of renovations ...

Waiting game for new skate rink as ice gets thicker

It's only a matter of time --and temperature --before Riverton residents are able to skate on the new ice rink installed this month at the intersection of West ...

State moving forward on Honor Farm land parcel; modelers to be paid to move

The State Board of Land Commissioners voted this month to proceed with an auction of 302 acres between Honor Farm and Webbwood roads east of North Federal ...

Tall grass key if grouse to prosper, says study

Newly published research that examined the relationship between grass height and the greater sage grouse's nesting success could have implications for cattle ...

Second guilty plea in hammer killing; third suspect's case tossed

A guilty plea on Thursday finalized the disposition of a grisly murder case that involved three defendants originally.
Charges against another defendant were ...

Today

Births
BLACKBURN
A daughter was born to Carmella Jade Blackburn of Arapahoe and James Raymond Blackburn of Arapahoe at 3:46 p.m. Nov. 21 at SageWest ...

Shoshoni library showcasing world Christmas traditions

Shoshoni Public Library employees invite the community to join them in celebrating their "A Taste of Christmas Around the World" week.
Presentations will ...

Digest

Second murder suspect in court
CHEYENNE -- The second of two men charged with first-degree murder in the death of another man in Cheyenne remains in ...

Enzi next chairman of Budget Committee

WASHINGTON -- The Alabama lawmaker who has been the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee for the past four years ended his effort Wednesday to become ...

Eaton attorneys fight new hearing on death sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton man whose death sentence recently was overturned want a judge to block Wyoming prosecutors from holding a new hearing on ...

Mead budget supplement does not add money for CWC project

The supplemental budget recommendation Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead released this week does not include additional funding for the planned student success center at ...

Stretcher plan approved, but attorney will review

New stretchers likely are on the way soon for local ambulances after Fremont County Commissioners approved leasing the equipment on Tuesday.
They included a ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.