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Missing girl found

Jul 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  Officials say they have found the local teenager who was "at risk" and missing Tuesday.
The girl, who only was identified as "Jordan" by law enforcement, was ... [more]


Jun 30, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Man who killed son dies himself
A southeastern Wyoming man who authorities say shot his 4-month-old son last week has died of suicide.
Goshen County ... [more]

Lander audience hears food order details for bear country

Jun 30, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Support and opposition to a planned food storage rule for the southern Shoshone National Forest was about even among the 20 people at a public meeting on the ... [more]

Faubion steps down from Riverton City Council

Jun 30, 2015 - Staff:  Riverton City Council member Jonathan Faubion announced his resignation Tuesday before the conclusion of a special meeting at city hall.
His resignation is ... [more]

New state laws set to take effect; energy industries to benefit

Jun 30, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Companies no longer will have to wait for an air quality permit to be issued before constructing and operating oil gas wells in Wyoming.
The Wyoming ... [more]

New assignments for District 25 faculty; construction changes set

Jun 30, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The school board approved a budget transfer of $1.2 million to the depreciation reserve account, which could be used for additional features at the new ... [more]

Court ruling Monday a win for coal, but still not 'the' win

Jun 30, 2015 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed ... [more]

No changes required to college's budget at FY15 end

Jun 30, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The estimated budget for the fiscal year ending this month at Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments at close-out.
The budget typically ... [more]

WDH: Avoid ticks, mosquitoes and the diseases they carry

Jun 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  During Wyoming's warmer months, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents to avoid mosquitoes and ticks when spending time outdoors, because the ... [more]

Good hygiene can prevent the spread of water illnesses

Jun 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  While splashing in the waters of Wyoming's pools and lakes is a favorite summer pastime for many families, swimmers should be careful to avoid catching or ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Teams advance as LL tourney gets going at baseball complex

Jun 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the major league division, the fifth-seeded Dodgers outlasted the Brewers 16-12.

Four Riverton Little League minor league baseball games and one ... [more]

Raiders end tournament with 4-3 win

Jun 30, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Steven Reinig pitched the Riverton Raiders to a 4-3 decision over the Billings Halos on Sunday afternoon to complete a wooden-bat American Legion baseball ... [more]

Bruce Gresly stands among the greatest coaches ever in Wyoming

Jun 30, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  In a video his Lander Tiger swim team made after its 2005 state championship season, Bruce Gresly joked that he had been coaching for 100,000 years.
Gresly ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Jun 30, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  'Frunday'
Holiday housekeeping: The Ranger will not publish Sunday in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Our offices will be closed Monday so ... [more]

Older drivers less likely to be distracted

Jun 30, 2015 - Dennis Prozza, Riverton:  Editor:
There is a lot of talk about older people and proper driving since the little girl was hit in the crosswalk. Cars are dangerous, no matter who is ... [more]