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A son was born to Shannon HIll of Fort Washakie at 1:44 a.m. July 25 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 11 ...

Dance studio moves into new building

Main Street Dance studio recently opened its doors at its newly remodeled studio on First Street in downtown Riverton.
The studio offers ballet, tap, jazz, ...

Tablets, laptops, e-books and a music mixer are some of the new items available to all patrons.

For some people, it has been a while since they've ...

VFW sells old facility on Main Street to former restaurateurs

The organization had asked for $650,000 for the 1.5-acre lot last year but sold it for $125,000.

The old Veterans of Foreign Wars building on West ...

Sooner weeds are dealt with next year, the better we'll do

Editor:
Yes, this has been a terrible summer for weeds. I think one reason that there are so many more is that it just caught lots of people by surprise ...

The labyrinth and the maze

Enter one to lose yourself, the other to find

I'm sure some readers would agree I sometimes write myself into a maze. They're lucky if I don't take ...

The test of independence

Scotland is voting today, but the lure of breaking away is universal

Poll places in Scotland's fascinating national referendum on independence are ...

Digest

Low expectations for PAWS test
CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Education Department official says Wyoming students and parents shouldn't be alarmed when statewide ...

Man shot by Cheyenne police files federal suit

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie County man who was shot and wounded by city police during a traffic stop has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Cheyenne and four ...

Higher wages, lower poverty in Wyoming

Wyoming is among the states seeing a decrease in the poverty rate.
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau state that the nationwide poverty rate remained ...

Plans are being developed for the proposed hall of fame display for Fremont County School District 25.
During a Tuesday school board meeting, Riverton High ...

No word yet on type of bear that killed man

Investigators believe this month's fatal bear attack north of Dubois took place where the body of Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, was found, meaning the bear didn't ...

This crusty-topped bar should be in every chocolate lover's baking repertoire.

Along with death, taxes and Meryl Streep landing another Oscar ...

What about past band director's name on the high school floor?

Editor:
As to writing coach Bill Strannigan's name on the Riverton High School gym floor, what about John Aanestad's name, too?
He directed the bands for ...

Growing and collecting lilies, but not offering them for sale

Editor:
Please accept the following clarification regarding the photograph labeled "Sunrise daylilies" in the Sept. 5 Ranger:
I am a collector and grower of ...

A lame excuse

Explaining away the injury of a child as family tradition is unacceptable

"That's how I was raised."
Adrian Peterson, the all-pro football player of ...

Digest

Airline subsidy renewed
GREEN RIVER -- Rock Springs and Sweetwater County will continue to have air service to Salt Lake City for at least another ...

Fireball in sky confirmed as Russian satellite

CHEYENNE -- People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as ...

Beautification committee could help city, council members told

The Riverton City Council is considering forming a new beautification committee, and members discussed different responsibilities the committee could take. ...

Governor nominee Pete Gosar challenges incumbent Mead

Attendees peppered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar with questions at a Sept. 16 ...

 
 

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