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Man's body found with 40 wounds; trio charged with murder

Sep 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three Northern Arapaho tribal members face federal first degree murder charges for stabbing Jared Little Whiteman to death around June 2 on the Wind River ... [more]

Teen suspects arrested for car-theft spree in two states

Sep 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  Two 15-year-old Delta, Colo., boys are under arrest for larceny in connection with a string of vehicle thefts in Colorado and Wyoming.
They were located ... [more]

Car-bike wreck investigated; 84-year-old city man hurt

Sep 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  No charges have been filed in connection with a vehicle vs. bicycle accident that took place in the 100 block of Webbwood Road.
The incident involved an ... [more]

Wolf advocates urge judge to keep protection in effect

Sep 30, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.
The groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ... [more]

Hospital providing specialized wound care

Sep 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Before the Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine opened this summer at SageWest Health Care at Riverton, some local residents had to go to great lengths ... [more]

Weight Watchers sees its membership grow after relocating to athletic club

Sep 30, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A Riverton Weight Watchers chapter has gained new members this year after changing its meeting location.
Meetings leader Jill Stark said an average of 20 to ... [more]

Rule could affect air quality compliance

Sep 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The EPA is expected to propose a draft rule by December and issue a final rule by October 2015.

CHEYENNE -- The air quality in Laramie County and ... [more]

Grouse habitat drives $1B in rec spending, $87M in state

Sep 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  RENO, Nev. -- Advocates of protecting sage grouse habitat across Wyoming and the West say new research shows visitors to western federal rangelands with ... [more]

Digest

Sep 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  State employee in DUI arrest
A Department of Education employee was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Sheridan while driving a ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Top-five finishes for Riverton runners at home XC invitational

Sep 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ben Zoller and Gaven Murphy were in the hunt for the individual cross country title Friday afternoon at the Berry Bryant/Kyle Johnson Memorial race at Central ... [more]

It's baseball playoff time, and my Cardinals are there

Sep 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It must still be summer. It has to be, because the boys of summer get after it again tonight as Major League Baseball's post season begins.
It was nearly two ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Sep 30, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Odd autumn
The first week of the new season in Fremont County was a doozy, weather-wise. First we had what certainly must rank as the hottest Week 1 of ... [more]

Riding with the Rangers: Old friend from the newspaper archive -- and in person

Sep 30, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Coincidences can be startling in the newspaper life. Last week I was in one of my favorite places, The Ranger newspaper and photo archive in the basement, and ... [more]

It's important to keep events at Community Room free

Sep 30, 2014 - Tracy L. Cook, Director, Fremont County Library System:  Editor:
I am writing in response to Carrie Garwood's letter to the editor suggesting that we charge admission to every person who attends a program in the ... [more]