The Ranger

Ranger, Lander Journal, Wind River News sold to financial adviser   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — The Ranger and its affiliated newspapers in Fremont County have been sold. After decades of ownership by the Peck family, and countless editions, stories,...
Riverton approves $80K for company if it maintains 25 local employees   By Katie Roenigk The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — An outdoor sports equipment company planning to move to Riverton must maintain at least 25 full-time employees in order to keep the economic development money...
New path proposed for Sinks Canyon ‘via ferrata’   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — A much-debated man-made climbing route soon might be installed in Sinks Canyon State Park, but on a different cliff with no peregrine falcons.  The new site is the proposal...
School board told of more teen violence amid pandemic   By Katie Roenigk The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — There has been an “extreme increase” in violence among Fremont County youth as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Riverton school board heard last month.  “It is alarming...
Wyoming School Boards Association keeps distance from national letter to president   By Katie Roenigk The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — The Wyoming School Boards Association is upset about a recent letter sent from its national organization to U.S. President Joe Biden, Riverton...
Gaming reg fix weighed during special session, but vote failed   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — An attempt to tighten Wyoming’s loosened gambling regulations during the special legislative session failed last week when the House opted not to introduce a...
State might use ARP money to clean illegal dumps on Wind River Indian Reservation   By Katie Roenigk The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — State officials want to use federal American Rescue Plan funding to help clean up illegal dump sites on the Wind River Indian Reservation.  A recent...
Legislative committee considering bill to limit non-compete agreements in Wyoming   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Legislators have voted to delay until their next meeting a bill that, if passed, would void all future non-compete clauses in the Wyoming...
On anniversary of Antelope’s death, community expresses mixed opinions of groups using him as figurehead   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON —Two of the late Anderson Antelope’s immediate family members have opposed using him as a social justice figurehead. ...
Judge: No choice but to release suspect in eye-gouging   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — New insight has emerged regarding the June release of an accused eye-gouger from the Wyoming State Hospital. The elderly victim of the suspect’s attack on Thanksgiving Day...

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