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- Tuesday's page one article "Riverton Hall of Fame inducts second group" should have said Alison Rees participated in Odyssey of the ...

In third day of Morrison trial, disputes over who did what, when

When James Morrison drove down a Union Pass road April 7, defense attorneys said neighbor Paul Good put a hand on a gun and shouted curse words at Morrison, ...

A silver 2013 Ford F150 pickup rear-ended a parked 1998 Freightliner semi truck at about 11 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of North Federal Boulevard in ...

Ideas told for tribe-owned land near Honor Farm

Developers hope to build retail stores, apartment buildings, a theater and a bowling center on the property.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe recently ...

Absentee voting under way for general election

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray said that absentee voting is taking place in all counties throughout Wyoming for the Nov. 8 general election.
All ...

Wyoming digest

Hearing Wednesday on new coal mine
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A state regulatory board plans to consider whether Wyoming's first major new coal mine in decades ...

Feds sued over whether park bison ought to be endangered

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the hunting and slaughter of bison that wander ...

Death in Dubois 'suspicious,' say authorities; foul play investigated

Local officials are investigating the death of Laurie Margaret Thompson, 49, of Dubois, who was found not breathing just before 10 p.m. Sunday at her home on ...

SBC ballot cut to final 6

A final tally of last week's Shoshone Business Council election has been certified. Election judges performed a recount.
At the top of the list was incumbent ...

Threat at senior center 'taken very seriously,' authorities say

After receiving food from the Riverton Senior Citizens Center Aug. 31, Cassandra Goggles drunkenly shouted "I'm gonna kill every one of you" in a fit of rage ...

The second Riverton High School Hall of Fame class was inducted Sept. 24 at Riverton Middle School.
The class consisted of six individuals and one team ...

Neighbors for nearly a decade, James Morrison and Paul Good were also friends before their relationship soured a few years ago.
According to defense attorney ...

More officials now favor siting new state prison

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers must decide whether to repair the crumbling state prison in Rawlins or spend even more to build a new facility.
Shifting ...

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Births

MCRAE
A son was born to Sami McRae of Lander and Mike McRae of Lander at 5:38 a.m. September 22 at ...

Wyoming digest

School enrollment down 1,000-plus statewide
GILLETTE (AP) -- Wyoming public schools reported losing more than 1,000 students between October 2015 and ...

Shakespeare 'First Folio' exhibit ending Friday at state museum

This first-ever national tour of one of the world's most influential books, Shakespeare's First Folio, celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. The ...

Sports

Lady Blue defeated Riverside in a Class 2-A Northwest league match, while Lander, Wind River and Dubois were also in action over the weekend.

After ...

CWC's Schroefel wins again

The Lady Rustlers golf squad has now won three consecutive individual tourneys.

Central Wyoming College's womens golf squad has developed quite the ...

Rustlers run in Montana

Riverton's Jessica Stewart was the fastest female for Central Wyoming College.

Central Wyoming College's cross country squad headed north to Big Sky ...

Sonsoles Aguayo set her third Riverton High School Lady Wolverine record this season Saturday at an invitational meet in Evanston.
Aguayo stroked to a win in ...

Central Wyoming College's volleyball squad lost a pair of Region IX home matches to Sheridan and Northwest Colleges.

Central Wyoming College entered ...

A back-and-forth affair ended in a 42-36 victory for the Rattlers.

There are two ways to view Saturday's heartbreaking loss to the Little Snake River ...

In football picks, I trail beloved pets and my granddaughter

It's the simplest of pools, right? How hard can it possibly be?
Each week, pick just one NFL winner. That's it. Check out the point spreads, the weather, the ...

 

Opinion / Community

Every Thursday for the rest of the summer, The Ranger will post an ...

The size of Rhode Island

'Square miles' has replaced 'acres' in how the size of wildfires is reported

Our wildfire season in western Wyoming was a long one. In fact, land ...

Improvements are noted and appreciated at senior center

Editor:
I would like to thank the board of directors of the Riverton Senior Citizens Center at the Sept. 20, 2016, meeting for apologizing to the center ...

Tuesday notes

Soggy equinox
Fall certainly got off to a wet start in Fremont County- the wettest three-day start ever, in fact. We're fortunate it wasn't 10 degrees ...

Not voting for prez in this election

Editor:
On Sept. 13, Bob Rehbein wrote to ask "why would anyone cast a vote for Hillary Clinton?" Simple. She is highly qualified, and far more so than Donald ...

 

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