Category Archives: News


We have had 3 reports of a bobcat in the area. Railway, Coffeen St South End, and Main Street.  We have contacted Game & Fish and our Town Crew are setting out live traps!!!  There have already been 3 house cats killed in the last 2 nights. Please keep you pets close and inside if… Continue Reading


The Ranchester and Dayton, WY Community Blood Draws will be held in late April.  The Ranchester, Wyoming draw is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26 from 6:30 am to 9:30 am at the Ranchester Town Hall.    The Dayton, Wyoming Blood Draw is scheduled for Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 am to 9:30 am at the… Continue Reading

Garbage Collection Rates/Fees

According to State Statute #15-7-407, Local Municipalities are required to be self-sufficient in providing Water, Sewer and Garbage services. Due to continued increases in landfill fees and garbage collection, it remains necessary to assess a fee for “extra garbage pickup”. Town Ordinance #11-20-150 states that all garbage refuse shall be contained in a 90-gallon garbage… Continue Reading


The Town of Ranchester is now selling WYOMING 2017 Annual Daily or Annual Camping Permits at the Town Hall. From now until until February 15th you can purchase Day Use Permits at Early Bird Pricing Annual Day Use Permits Resident $27 ($6.00 SAVINGS) 2nd Resident $7.00 Non-Resident $46 ($7.00 SAVINGS) 2nd Non-Resident $7.00 Annual Camping… Continue Reading

Winter Street conditions and Snow Removal!!!

TOWN ORDINANCE REMINDER RE: Winter Street conditions and Snow Removal A “snow emergency” is defined as 3” of accumulated snow and more snow actually falling.  The Town maintenance crew will then begin the process of plowing snow off the streets. PARKING PROHIBITED: Parking on any public street or highway is completely prohibited, on both sides,… Continue Reading


Every Saturday there will be a Farmers Market at the Main Street Mercantile from 8am to 11am until October 15th (weather permitting). Come out and support our local vendors. If YOU are a vendor come set up to sell your items, table set up is free of charge plus there are tables and chairs available… Continue Reading

FARMERS MARKET Saturday August 13th!!!

The town will be holding a Farmers Market on Saturday August 13th starting @8:00am. If you want to sell vegetables, fruits, breads, or other homemade items bring it out.  We have free tables, chairs, and even shade.  If you want to sell items call or come by the Town Hall and let us know so… Continue Reading

Wednesday Farmers Market Are you Interested?

Jerry Forster is looking to head up a Farmers Market at the Ranchester Main Street Mercantile he is considering Wednesday. This is an opportunity for people to bring their garden veggies, homemade treats, jellies, and other crafts to sell. If you are interested in participating please let us know! Set up cost is FREE and… Continue Reading

Partial FIRE BAN for the County beginning at 12:01 p.m. June 23, 2016

The Sheridan Board of County Commissioners has issued a partial fire ban for the County beginning at 12:01 p.m.  June 23, 2016 until further notice. Under the ban, fireworks may not be discharged in the county. In cooperation with the Sheridan BOCC, the Mayor and Ranchester Town Council are banning the discharge of all personal… Continue Reading

Main Street Mercantile Ribbon Cutting!!

Everyone is invited to come to the Main Street Mercantile Ribbon Cutting on June 27th at 5:30pm.  Shawn Reese and Dave Spencer with the Wyoming Business Council will be attending. Continue Reading