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

Ranger News

Third murder suspect now held at state penitentiary

The third defendant in a federal murder case from the Wind River Indian Reservation is to be delivered to federal custody soon. His two co-defendants were ...

Woman charged in assault that resulted in death of boyfriend in trailer house

An Arapahoe woman has been charged for attacking her boyfriend Oct. 11. The man, Clarence Joseph Tyler, subsequently died, but the charges do not accuse the ...

Today

Births
MORGAN
A son was born to Lunissa Garcia of Thoreau, N.M., at 6:13 p.m. July 27 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 8 pounds, ...

WY Outside hosting youth video contest

Wyoming youth ages 8-18 have an opportunity to show what experiencing nature means to them and exhibit their creative abilities by entering the second annual ...

CWC launches new criminal justice program for Second Wind students

Central Wyoming College's Second Wind program is offering a six-month criminal justice program that starts Nov. 10.
The Second Wind program is designed to ...

Digest

Haynes to run as write-in again
CHEYENNE -- Taylor Haynes has launched a write-in campaign for governor.
Haynes finished a distant second in the ...

SALT LAKE CITY -- Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off ...

Three children escaped the crash unharmed.

Authorities are piecing together details of a highway traffic accident Wednesday that sent a Riverton ...

Deputies tried to find murder suspect in two hours between alert and attack

Police were notified at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday that Jeremiah Shull, 22, of Riverton, was thinking of committing a crime.
Two hours later, police say, Shull ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Commission, District 1

Democratic incumbent Keja Whiteman faces Republican Mark Lambert in the election Nov. 4 for the District 1 seat on the Fremont County Commission. Whiteman has ...

Today

Births
MEJORADO
A daughter was born to Shannon Mejorado of Riverton and Jared Mejorado of Riverton at 2:28 p.m. June 24 at SageWest Health Care at ...

The flavor improves greatly when the vegetables have been cooked to almost a smearing texture.

Anyone who can turn on an oven knows the difference ...

Digest

More than 12,700 absentee ballots so far
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office says it has received more than 12,700 completed absentee ...

Lawsuit seeking protections across West for wolverines

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the government's denial of federal protections for the wolverine.
Thirteen advocacy groups and an ...

Same-sex couples signing up across state

CHEYENNE -- Gay couples were applying for marriage licenses statewide Wednesday, although at a slower pace than other states where bans were struck ...

Lesser charge in bank 'kidnap'; defendant free

Once facing life in prison for a kidnapping charge, a Riverton man was released Monday after six months behind bars.
A hearing that day for the defendant ...

Smith resigns council seat; moving to New Jersey for new job

Riverton City Councilman Todd Smith has resigned.
The Ward 2 representative announced his resignation Tuesday night during the regular meeting of the council. ...

Warm temps not harming beet harvest much, crop analyst says

Warm weather is impacting the Fremont County sugar beet harvest, but it still stayed on schedule.
Warm afternoons this month have caused a little trouble for ...

The man was charged in a Sunday stabbing death in rural Riverton.

"Can you tell me what your name is?"
It was a simple question, but for a long ...

Today

Deaths
HERRON
Brooke Lorraine Herron, 34, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, Oct. 16, in Billings, Mont. A celebration of life service will be ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

© 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.