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Middle class in Wyoming faring better than in all other states

Apr 1, 2015 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  Wyoming lost some of its middle class and jobs because of the Great Recession -- but its losses were the smallest in the nation, a research organization ... [more]


Apr 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  DEQ acts on orphan well issue
CHEYENNE -- The review board for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality voted Tuesday to dismiss bond forfeiture ... [more]

Long-eared bat listed as threatened

Apr 1, 2015 - From The Associated Press:  The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly ... [more]

Air service, beautification, fast Internet among city's goals for year

Apr 1, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has identified a set of goals that will help guide the local decision-making process throughout the year.
Council members began ... [more]

No plea deal reached in case of ex-museum director; trial more likely

Apr 1, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Residents soon could see the rare spectacle of a public official on trial for her actions in office.
A circuit court judge is setting a trial for the former ... [more]

Inmates charged in murder try

Apr 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  RAWLINS -- Three Wyoming State Penitentiary inmates are charged with trying to kill another inmate.
36-year-old Michael Grooman, 31-year-old Joseph Martinez ... [more]

Winds, warmth raising fire risk

Apr 1, 2015 - From staff and wire reports:  Warm temperatures and strong wind are raising the risk of wildfires, and the Riverton area is under a "fed flag warning" from the National Weather Service.
In ... [more]

Delectable Bundt cakes are beautiful without the fuss

Apr 1, 2015 - By Sarah Gish, Tribune News Service:  The classic desserts have stood the test of time because they serve a crowd and are easy to slice.

In 1950, Nordic Ware founder H. David Dalquist ... [more]

Ranger Sports

RHS boys get only goal, down RS 1-0

Apr 1, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After taking a three-day weekend, Riverton hosts Worland on Tuesday.

For 68 minutes the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team attacked the Rock ... [more]

Burnett strong again for CWC cowgirls; men struggling

Apr 1, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Big-time points from cowgirl Kaylee Burnett lifted the Central Wyoming College Rustlers to a runner-up finish Sunday at a rodeo in Torrington.
Burnett won ... [more]

Thin RHS girls soccer team falls 6-1

Apr 1, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Nine varsity players were absent due to spring break activities.

For the first 30 minutes of the Riverton High School girls soccer game Tuesday at ... [more]

UW opens spring drills

Apr 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- A bright, sunny sky and temperatures in the 60s welcomed the Wyoming Cowboys to the first day of spring football practice on Monday in War Memorial ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Churches plan Holy Week events starting Thursday

Apr 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  Local churches have planned special worship services this week leading up to Easter on Sunday.
Many of the events begin Thursday, when Christians remember the ... [more]

An answer for the airport

Apr 1, 2015 - Staff:  The Plan Restoring Airservice Now Kit

There is exciting news for Fremont County today. Remember the big DC-10 jumbo jet that flew near Sinks Canyon a ... [more]

Senior center breakfast is one of 'best-kept secrets' in town

Apr 1, 2015 - Riverton Senior and Community Services Center customers:  Editor:
Tired of grabbing a stale donut or granola bar as you go out the door in the morning? Can't face another bowl of cold cereal? So many in our community ... [more]