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County to name interim ambulance director as full search is conducted

Jul 1, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County officially is looking for an interim director for the Emergency Medical Services agency in an effort to stabilize the department.
The interim ... [more]

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]

Council president to resign as of July 15

Jul 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council will be looking for a new member soon, due to the coming resignation of Ward 1 Councilman and current council president Jonathan ... [more]

Man arrested for alleged knife attack; earlier call at same place

Jul 1, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A Riverton man was arrested for domestic violence Monday reportedly after cutting his live-in girlfriend in the throat.
The woman was treated and released at ... [more]

1838 Rendezvous open, continues to Sunday

Jul 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Anyone camping or selling goods at the site is required to dress and act in a pre-1840s fashion, and visitors are encouraged to dress for the period as ... [more]

Feds reject wolf petition

Jul 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Advocates sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the United States.

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials have ... [more]

More well testing coming to land near missile site

Jul 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A new round of homeowner well testing will occur later this summer near an old nuclear missile site on the plains where the U.S. Army Corps of ... [more]

County declares state of emergency

Jul 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Severe damage from summer flooding has led Albany County to declare a state of emergency.
The county commission voted Tuesday to declare a state of ... [more]

Digest

Jul 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Man eluding deputies causes fatality
GILLETTE -- Authorities say a man was eluding sheriff's deputies when he crashed his truck into another vehicle ... [more]

Sauces, rubs and marinades can help create sparks for July Fourth cookout

Jul 1, 2015 - By Gretchen McKay, Tribune News Service:  To transform chicken, beef or fish from something ordinary into a dish that sings, consider a tasty marinade or sauce.

Holidays are all about ... [more]

Ranger Sports

National soccer honor for White

Jul 1, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The two-time Wyoming Gatorade Player of the Year was nominated by his Riverton High School head coach, Aziz Waheed.

Tristan White, who competed as a ... [more]

Raiders take 8-4 nightcap vs. Cody

Jul 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton lost Tuesday night's opener by an 8-3 score.

Six runs in the third inning Tuesday night ignited an 8-4 American Legion baseball win for ... [more]

Little League title games set Thursday

Jul 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Dodgers and the Red Sox meet for the majors crown, while the Giants face the Tigers in the minors.

Behind stellar pitching performances, the ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

EPA and the court

Jul 1, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Obscured by the same-sex marriage case, another ruling could affect Wyoming more

As it concluded its session this week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued ... [more]

Court ruling means health coverage can be maintained

Jul 1, 2015 - Cathleen Corey, Riverton:  Editor:
I am one of the people happy about the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. This does not make me a bad person. I could not get health insurance for ... [more]