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Airline on-time performance up, but boardings sharply lower

Mar 31, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  About 770 people boarded a flight at Riverton Regional Airport in January and February. That's about half of the roughly 1,200 who flew in those months in ... [more]

Digest

Mar 31, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Trial coming in murder scheme
CASPER -- A Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate accused of trying to hire someone to kill his parents so he could collect ... [more]

Outreach enrollment growing at college; dip noted in Dubois

Mar 31, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Second Wind program ends in June

Dubois was the only Central Wyoming College service area to see a decrease in outreach participation last ... [more]

Chicks, ducklings a common source of salmonella bacteria

Mar 31, 2015 - From staff reports:  A Wyoming Department of Health representative wants to remind the public that chicks and ducklings -- animals that often are bought in the spring -- can carry ... [more]

ND joining state's frack lawsuit

Mar 31, 2015 - The Associated Press:  BISMARCK -- North Dakota plans to join Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging a new federal hydraulic fracturing rule for U.S. government lands.
The North Dakota ... [more]

'Neighborhood' police officers assigned to zones in Riverton

Mar 31, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Citizens are encouraged to call their designated neighborhood officers when they have questions or concerns about a non-emergency.

Riverton ... [more]

UW arena upgrades delayed

Mar 31, 2015 - By Scott Nulph, Tribune News Service:  Rising construction costs have taken a toll on the University of Wyoming's plans for Phase II of the reconstruction of the Arena-Auditorium.
Phase I -- the ... [more]

School safety tip line scrutinized

Mar 31, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Recent legislation that would have replaced a school-safety tip line serving Wyoming with an in-state program has generated debate over whether the ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Legislature agrees to take a look at unequal recreation funding around the state

Mar 31, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine:  Mike Harris, Dave Flory and Rachel Ratliff were responsible for my math education in high school.
So I know that $147,096 is not equal to $645,385.
That is ... [more]

Good showing in Cody for RHS track

Mar 31, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wolverine boys were just two points out of the team championship.

Behind several event winners, the Riverton High School Wolverines boys and ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Mar 31, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Easter weekend
A bit of newspaper non-housekeeping as a holiday weekend nears. The Ranger will publish as usual Sunday -- Easter Sunday. The holiday ... [more]

Public official ought to 'take a stand for people'

Mar 31, 2015 - Clark Tilersill, Riverton:  Editor:
You made a good point March 23 about access to government paperwork that is public property. What gives some clerk somewhere the right to charge a ... [more]