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Births
ROTROFF
A son was born to Kayla Rotroff of Riverton and Zachary Rotroff of Riverton at 12:26 a.m. Aug. 26 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

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Firing squad bill to return
CHEYENNE -- A state lawmaker says he still intends to push a bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned ...

Big propane fire in Jackson blamed on faulty equipment

JACKSON -- Faulty equipment is being blamed for a series of dramatic explosions that destroyed a propane business and fitness center in the northwest Wyoming ...

Lawmakers eye state action on EMS troubles

Fremont County Commissioners told legislators the county ambulance department would deplete its reserves by the end of the fiscal year.

Local ...

Teen injured by vehicles at party; one arrest made

A 19-year-old Lander resident suffered serious injuries to her pelvis and legs Saturday evening reportedly when she was pinned between two trucks at an ...

Autopsy says Willenbrecht died of stab wounds; case is a homicide

An autopsy has determined that Jacob Willenbrecht died Oct. 19 of blood loss due to multiple stab wounds.
The 27-year-old Riverton man's death officially has ...

Trial date nears in baby death; plea deal is possible

After two delays, a trial date is near for an Ethete woman charged with killing her newborn child, though a plea agreement still could resolve the case.
The ...

CWC might change course schedules to adapt to Jackson housing shortage

Instructors are considering a new class schedule to address housing and employment issues for culinary and hospitality students at Central Wyoming College in ...

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Bill could change polling places
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers propose to change voting location requirements so that people would be able to vote at ...

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Births
OPHUS
A daughter was born to Calli Ophus of Lander and Calvin Ophus of Lander at 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Mead wants better plan for huge 'rainy day' fund

The Wyoming governor unveiled a $156 million supplemental budget request Monday.

Gov. Matt Mead says it's time for Wyoming to develop a clear policy ...

Prize football found along Bryant Road

A Riverton man working in the area of Bryant Road north of Riverton is this year's Find the Football contest winner.
Bill Meeks found the decorated ball ...

Help sought in locating man not seen since July

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help locating a man who has not been seen since July.
According to release issued by Fremont ...

Pheasant release a popular program

Hunting season for wild pheasants continues through December for roosters only.

The first week of December marks the final week of the season for ...

District 25 Hall of Fame invites first nominations

The proposed Fremont County School District 25 Hall of Fame is accepting nominations, beginning this week.
Plans call for the hall of fame to be placed where ...

'As clean as it gets'

Picture-perfect audit report for Riverton schools

Fremont County School District 25 received a passing audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Tuesday ...

Crews working on Little Wind River bridge near Riverton

A 3.32-mile highway improvement project is under way with work on the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789. The $11.04 million ...

Three coins to mark statehood of Wyoming

In recognition of the 125th Anniversary of Wyoming's statehood which occurred on July 10, 1890, the state is producing a series of commemorative coins, three ...

Wild horse board seeks three members

The Bureau of Land Management has announced a second call for public nominations over a 30-day period to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and ...

Ranger not expected to publish Tuesday

The Ranger plans to skip Tuesday's print publication while new press equipment is being installed.
It is possible that Wednesday's edition will be interrupted ...

 
 

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