Riverton 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,...
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...
Barrasso says caution needed in Medicaid expansion debate   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso thinks Wyoming should decide against expanding Medicaid.  Acknowledging that the decision is a matter for state government, not the U.S....
Committee approves bill giving tribes access to grants   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Lawmakers advanced a bill draft Friday that would make Wyoming Business Council grants as accessible to local tribes as they are to other governments.    The...
Trooper chief says shooting is evidence of challenges for officers   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — The fatal exchange of gunfire between a Lander man and a state trooper on Sinks Canyon Road in June is just one among many signs of increasingly challenging...
Committee examines possible business tax   By Katie Roenigk Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Trying to make Wyoming less reliant on mineral wealth, legislators are considering a new tax for businesses in the...
State says tribes not eligible for Business Council money   By Katie Roenigk Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Wyoming’s Attorney General says local tribal entities are not eligible for grants and loans through the Wyoming Business Council Business Ready Community Program, WBC...
Balow, Racines among first women to participate in One-Shot Hunt   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Seven women — two of whom have strong Fremont County ties — have made history as the first women selected to compete in the One-Shot Antelope Hunt, which...
Fremont County central to redistricting talks   By Katie Roenigk Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — State lawmakers are considering several proposals to alter the makeup of the Wyoming Legislature, with Fremont County central to the discussion.  Currently, Wyoming residents...
Central Wyoming College mask mandate reinstated   By Katie Roenigk Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — A mask mandate was reinstated Wednesday at Central Wyoming College to guard against the spread of COVID-19.   The mandate applies to all CWC facilities in Fremont, Teton...

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