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Museums line up another week of programs

The Riverton Museum will kick off this week's programs with an Adventure Trek on Tuesday to St. Stephen's Indian Mission.
The trek will begin at 8:30 a.m. at ...

Mead appeals dismissal of lawsuit on wild horses

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is appealing a federal judge's recent dismissal of a lawsuit the state filed seeking to force the federal government to remove more wild ...

Tuesday open house set for Wind River Job Corps Center

A public open house is scheduled this week at the Wind River Job Corps Center on Airport Road in Riverton.
Free tours begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

The Shoshone Tribal Cultural Center hosted the fifth annual Treaty Day events in the first week of summer 1992. Visitors and participants saw exhibits of ...

Wyoming rig count down one for week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to ...

Commission expects to spend more; attorney less

Several county departments presented budget requests to Fremont County commissioners on June 10.
Most continued the trend of keeping spending in line with ...

After hearing concerns from citizens, city approves replat for apartments

The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to approve the replat of lots for the new Copper Mountain Apartments.
The apartments will be constructed by BlueLine ...

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Deaths
KESSLER
Donald Kynion Kessler, 64, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, June 11, in Scottsbluff, Neb. Per his request, there will be no ...

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Births
WHITEPLUME
A child was born to Torrey Ferris of Riverton and Karl Whiteplume of Arapahoe at 3:38 p.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page five "Achievers" item should have said, "Shadrack Cristando of Hudson and Darci Petersen of Lander were listed ...

The Green River Knights pulled out an American Legion baseball conference doubleheader sweep Saturday afternoon at Roy Peck Field.
In the opener, the Knights ...

Montana beats Wyo stars; Black, Quayle strong

Chris Quayle of Riverton was named Mr. Wyoming Basketball on Friday night in Sheridan.
The award is given to the top boys and girls basketball senior players ...

Spratt part of powerhouse Gillette rodeo team at CNFR

Coralee Spratt has qualified for her third consecutive College National Finals Rodeo.
The Gillette College junior starts the rodeo Monday at the Casper ...

Lysite cowgirl sets sights on National College Finals Rodeo

In 2014, K.L. Spratt was participating on the New Mexico Highlands University rodeo team.
At the end of the season, NMHU cancelled the rodeo program. ...

Grant recommendations to SLIB considered at Thursday meeting

The recommendations come from the Wyoming Business Council's Business Ready community program.

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board will ...

Museums' programs focus on nature, petroglyphs and gold mining

The Fremont County museums system has three programs scheduled for the week.
On Friday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a free program called "Creatures of ...

State plan would overhaul some of WLRC functions, campus

A legislative task force is moving forward with major overhaul plans at the Lander's Wyoming Life Resource Center and at least one other state-run medical ...

What are Wyoming's great historical artifacts?

Wyoming is a fairly young state by American standards, having joined the union as the 44th state in 1890.
But while the state's history might not be as ...

Rez group planning language camps

The Northern Arapaho Language Revitalization and Cultural Preservation Organization is asking for help again this year for its summer language and culture ...

Wyoming part of drought/fire aid relief plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack ...

 
 

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