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Five-year sentence for sex assault

Kevin Brown of Fort Washakie was sentenced in October to five years imprisonment for the 2015 rape of his friend's girlfriend.
The incident occurred just two ...

Suicides in Fremont County approach record

With 15 suicides through December, 2016 is now approaching the record for suicides in one year.
The record was set in 2012, when 19 people killed themselves ...

Local veteran enlisted after Pearl Harbor attack

Thomas "Bud" Currah was throwing a football with his friend Dale Downey on that cool December day ...

Quarterly report shows Center of Hope impact

The Center of Hope rehabilitation facility in Riverton completed almost 420 intakes during July, August and September.
Of those, 140 were unique to the new ...

Pronghorn fail to migrate away from Jackson Hole

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) -- More than 100 pronghorn remain in the area surrounding Jackson Hole despite typical migration patterns.
National Elk Refuge ...

Fighting opioid abuse inside Indian country

AUBURN, Wash. (TNS) - When Misty Jones looks back on her drug-using years, she sees a pattern. Since she was 18, she's been having babies, using drugs, losing ...

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Births

HARRIS
A son was born to Mercedes Nanamkin of Riverton and Travis Harris of Riverton at 7:51 p.m. ...

UW aims for cooperation with colleges

The University of Wyoming will likely have to make another round of budget cuts in coming months, but when president Laurie Nichols came to Riverton on Monday, ...

Another phase of Riverton's ongoing water supply project is waiting on two agreements with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
The entire ...

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Deaths

LEITHEAD
Basin resident, Leo Scott Leithead, 79, died Sunday, December 4 at Hot Springs County Memorial ...

WDH asks elderly to drive safely

Dec. 5-9 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.

Wyoming's older adults may want to take extra steps to help stay safe as they travel on the state's ...

A cloud of steam rose from a controlled burn in the cold air Friday afternoon, with temperatures hovering right around freezing. The Riverton Fire department ...

Center helps clients transition to 'mainstream living'

The Eagles Hope Transition Center reopened Thursday after being closed since August.
Joining ...

Women could pay more for insurance with TrumpCare

(TNS) - As the prospect began to sink in of losing access to free contraceptives if the health law is repealed or replaced, women have reportedly been racing ...

WLRC designs would replace central campus with 'neighborhood' design

In the architectural plans that have been developed for Wyoming Life Resource Center renovations, the state expects to demolish many of the buildings that are ...

Editor's note: This piece was compiled using archives from The Ranger and from "Central Wyoming College: The First Twenty-Five Years," a CWC publication. It ...

Lander library to air live Met performance of French opera

The Lander library will air a live broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera's performance of French opera "La Vida Breve" Saturday.
The opera made its world ...

Cooperation needed for justice center to improve victim aid

Part 2 of 2.

A family justice center on the Wind River Indian Reservation will allow services for victims of domestic violence to be more centrally ...

Seven involved in fatal crash that killed three

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released the names of seven individuals involved in an early morning crash Nov. 26 in Arapahoe that resulted in the death ...

Service animal can smell changes in blood sugar

A yellow Labrador retriever wagged her tail behind 7-year-old Warren LeBeau while walking down Main ...

 
 

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