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Get pep from paprika

Jun 3, 2015 - By Daniel Neman, Tribune News Service:  Explore the varieties of the spice with Cornish game hen and Indian dishes.

Up until a couple of centuries ago, the only people who could afford ... [more]

Riverton schools riding new wave of instruction

Jun 3, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 is adopting the Google Apps for Education platform.

Fremont County School District 25 is moving away from ... [more]

Burns man guilty of murder for shooting wife last year

Jun 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Burns man has been found guilty of murder for shooting his wife in the face last summer.
Ronald Zimmerman, 61, now is facing 20 years to life in ... [more]

Plan approved for $300M Capitol renovation; major offices to stay in rotunda

Jun 3, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead and top Wyoming lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve a plan reallocating office space in the state Capitol -- a key step in a massive ... [more]

Digest

Jun 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Another tourist hurt by bison
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- For the second time in three weeks, a bison seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone ... [more]

Two killed in vehicle rollover Tuesday; no seatbelts were worn

Jun 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  Two Fremont County men died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Shoshoni.
Reports state Rupert D. Goggles Jr., 42, of St. Stephen's, and ... [more]

Brock changes plea in abduction; he still can be sentenced to maximum

Jun 3, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 9-year-old child has changed his plea.
David Waine Brock III pleaded no contest to two counts ... [more]

Vietnam veteran wants good turnout at state reunion

Jun 3, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  "Warmongers." "Baby killers."
Both slurs were shouted at Jim Arndt and other servicemen returning to the United States in 1969 at the height of the anti-war ... [more]

River at or near flood stage in several areas of Fremont County

Jun 3, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A flash flood watch has been issued through Wednesday evening for parts of the Wind River Basin, but local officials say they are not anticipating anything ... [more]

Fremont County under tornado watch until 9 p.m.

Jun 3, 2015 - Staff:  The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Fremont County until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Also covered by the watch are Albany, Campbell, Converse, ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Babe Ruth league fields three Riverton teams, two Lander; Rockies 7-0

Jun 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rockies of the Riverton Babe Ruth Baseball League won a dramatic 11-10 decision Tuesday night over the Tigers in a battle of two of the top teams.
Dino ... [more]

White and Campbell make all-state soccer

Jun 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Several other Wolverines earned postseason recognition as well.

Riverton High School senior and Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year Tristan White ... [more]

Raiders hosting six for Roy Peck tourney

Jun 3, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Six teams are in place for the annual Roy Peck Memorial Wood Bat American Legion baseball tournament.
The tournament starts Thursday and ends Saturday with ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

If the creek rises

Jun 3, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  We've seen what flooding can do here, so take warnings and instructions seriously

This is a dry part of the United States of America when statistics, ... [more]

Big fight was disappointing, but at least Manny Pacquiao didn't run

Jun 3, 2015 - Mike Lieberman, General Santos City, Philippines:  Editor:
I read your editorial [more]

Kinnear church celebrating 75 years

Jun 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Sunnyside Church of the Nazarene in Kinnear is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a reunion Saturday in the facility's fellowship hall.
Pie and ice ... [more]