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

Ranger News

New fires discovered around state as temperatures climb

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New wildfires have broken out on national forest land in western Wyoming as the state experiences its hottest weather week of the year.
The ...

Community members joined in a peace march Monday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shootings at the Center of Hope alcohol shelter on July 18, ...

Ceiling of $219 million advised for Wyoming Capitol project

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A panel of Wyoming lawmakers recommends approval of a $219 million guaranteed maximum price for restoration of the state Capitol in ...

Buildings, possessions destroyed; house rendered unfit to occupy

About five families were affected by a fire that got out of control in high winds ...

Forest fire grows fast; 200 fighters on scene

The Lava Mountain wildfire northwest of Dubois has spread to cover more than 440 acres on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.
Its ...

Wyoming digest

Man killed in pickup rollover
NEWCASTLE (AP) -- Authorities say a 27-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash west of Newcastle.
Sgt. ...

Today

Births


C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox of Riverton and Norman C'HAIR of Riverton at 7:13 a.m. July ...

No change in recycling this year, board votes

Fremont County's solid waste board voted Monday to keep its recycling program in place despite the recommendation of its recycling subcommittee to end ...

Cheney top House fundraiser

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Liz Cheney continues to dominate fundraising among the nine Republican candidates for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. House, bringing in several ...

Skin cancer prevention awareness crucial in sunny Wyo, says WDH

Skin cancer is a common, significant concern for residents of sunny Wyoming.Morgan Powell, Integrated Cancer Services outreach coordinator with the Wyoming ...

Hillside burned during city's fireworks show

No one was injured after a hillside caught fire Saturday evening during the Riverton Rendezvous fireworks display.
Fire crews were on scene to monitor the ...

Wyoming digest

Past lawmaker Mader killed in accident
GILLETTE (AP) -- Former state lawmaker has died in a four-wheeler accident in Campbell County.
Sheriff Scott ...

State urges federal regulator to rethink mine bonding ruling

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal finding that two Wyoming coal mines aren't adequately bonded is political in nature as well as erroneous and unreasonable, a state ...

Expanded air training space luring different airplanes

It encompasses an greatly expanded training area over South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The recent expansion of airspace ...

Candidate proposes mandatory military service

Mandatory military service for all young people would boost the armed forces and could help bridge the nation's political divisions, a former U.S. Marine ...

Risky passing causes wreck outside Hudson

No serious injuries were reported after a multi-vehicle incident at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Wyoming Highway 789 just east of Hudson. Officials said a ...

Restoration starts on Simpson Lake Lodge in Wind River Mountains

Volunteers began repairs Saturday using '20s technology.

Volunteers with the Denver-based nonprofit HistoriCorps will began restoring the historic ...

Sinks hosts fundraising run this week

Sinks Canyon State Park will host its third annual "Run Like A Bighorn" challenge Saturday, beginning at Sawmill Campground.
The annual race is a fundraiser ...

Fremont County digest

Transportation meeting held in Riverton
Riverton is one of five locations in northwest Wyoming hosting meetings with the Department of Transportation ...

'Hot Notes' moves to Lander for second show

Central Wyoming College presents their second concert in the 2016 Hot Notes, Cool Nights season Monday, this time at Lander City Park.
The series began last ...

 
 

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2016 Riverton Ranger, Inc.