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By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2018

It's a long way from mountain peaks, trout streams and hikes through wooded meadows, but a vast desert is the landscape Riverton's Zac Zenk has chosen to begin ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2018

It's still too early to make definitive predictions, but so far the water year in the Wind River Basin is off to a healthy start. "All in all we're doing ...

From staff reports
Jan 7, 2018

Mike Bailey is the new Riverton City Council president. Fellow council members voted him in to the position Tuesday during the council's first meeting of ...


From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

Two Riverton High School students -junior Kelcie Caswell and senior Samantha Gaudern -took home the grand prize last month at the 10thAnnual Taco John's ...

From wire reports
Jan 5, 2018

Coal output up BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies in the United States boosted production of the fuel in 2017 to reverse a two-year decline. The ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 5, 2018

LARAMIE (WNE) -- Between packed schedules, group projects, homework and internships, high-achieving college students stay busy throughout their college ...


By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
Jan 5, 2018

DENVER (AP) -- Investigators found "several firearms" in the apartment of a man who killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy and wounded six people, including four ...

Photos by Steve Peck
Jan 5, 2018

Trees in a Riverton park sparkled with the dazzling winter phenomenon called hoarfrost, which inundated the Riverton Valley this week, peaking on Wednesday. ...

 
From staff reports
Jan 5, 2018

New events that figured prominently in Fremont County also took top spots on The Ranger's list of Wyoming's top 10 stories of 2017. The Wyoming top 10 is as ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 5, 2018

Two men have entered not guilty pleas in the death of a former Lander man. Donald Cherry, 31, and Jeffrey Haverty, 33, both of Billings, Montana, pleaded not ...

From the Associated Press
Jan 5, 2018

Recommendations from the initiative created by Gov. Matt Mead to explore how Wyoming can diversify its economy beyond fossil fuels include state investment in ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Jan 5, 2018

The Riverton City Council gave the third and final approval on Tuesday to adopt a new zoning ordinance for the 304 acres of land owned by the Eastern Shoshone ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 5, 2018

No matter how the local growing season goes, area farmers still have to contend with the ups and downs of the global commodities markets. Jeremiah Vardiman, ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 4, 2018

A Lander woman is facing multiple charges stemming from allegations that she stabbed her children with scissors and hit them with belts. Prosecutors said the ...

From staff reports
Jan 4, 2018

Bill targets program paying vets for college (WNE) - A bill sponsored by a legislative committee would make money-saving changes to a program that pays ...


Photo by Randy Tucker
Jan 4, 2018

With the glowing "super moon" setting in the west, a group of five mule deer does waited for sunrise on New Year's Day near ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

No injuries were recorded, but two vehicles were damaged and four people arrested after a traffic collision Wednesday evening in Riverton. Police responded ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Wyoming corrections officials continue to review their investigation into the 2017 suicide of an inmate at the Wyoming Honor Farm north of Riverton. Jason R. ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Fremont County commissioners are planning to buy comprehensive ambulance insurance for all county employees through Medical Transport Solutions. Gary Robson, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

After earning just 1 percent of the vote in the 2016 Republican primary to replace Cynthia Lummis in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rock Springs ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Part 2 of 3 Wet weather in the spring may have created crop management problems for area farmers, but local cattle growers seem to have benefited for ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

A Lander man was arrested for being in possession of multiple drugs this month after someone reported he was "spinning cookies" in his truck. Officers from ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

It's a move that has graced the basketball courts of Fremont County for a long time.She takes the ball in the back court, sets the offense ahead of her, ...

 
From wire reports
Jan 3, 2018

State library starts Heart Mountain exhibit POWELL (WNE) -- The Wyoming State Library has created an online exhibit commemorating life at the Heart ...


From Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 3, 2018

LARAMIE (WNE) -- While the University of Wyoming welcomed roughly 1,700 freshmen during the fall 2017 semester, it also took on more than 1,000 transfer ...

By Dan Elliott, Associated Press
Jan 3, 2018

DENVER (AP) -- The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

Hudson Mayor Mike Anderson has been issued a citation after striking a child with his vehicle Dec. 31. Lander police responded at 4:17 p.m. to the ...


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