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Police seeking witnesses after person stabbed two on street outside bar in Lander

May 8, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Lander Police Department is seeking anyone with information regarding an altercation and stabbing that took place outside of the Forge Bar and Grill early ... [more]

Skinner signs to play basketball at College of Idaho

May 8, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kiara Skinner, a top Region IX volleyball and basketball performer for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers, will take her talents to the College of Idaho ... [more]

Storm blanketing state, region

May 8, 2015 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A potent spring snowstorm threatened to snarl traffic on interstate highways from Colorado to South Dakota, including a stretch of Interstate 80 ... [more]


May 8, 2015 - The Associated Press:  One dead, others hurt in head-on
CODY -- Investigators say distracted driving may have played a role in a three-car crash northeast of Cody that killed ... [more]

College's forensics team goes to finals

May 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Four Central Wyoming College students attended the Universities Debating Championship in Anchorage, Alaska.
Harley Gonzales, Matt Amos, Daniela Palma-Ramos ... [more]

Riverton FFA heading to nationals

May 8, 2015 - By Tia Gopp, Riverton FFA Reporter:  The Riverton FFA Chapter had many successes while competing April 8 to April 11 at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention in Cheyenne.
The Riverton FFA ... [more]


May 8, 2015 - Staff:  Community calendar
"Red Road Project" Presentation
is at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. Photographer Carlotta Cardana ... [more]


May 7, 2015 - Staff:  Clarifications
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Man fires rifle seven times, wrecks later" should have said a suspect discharged seven rounds ... [more]


May 6, 2015 - Staff:  Births

A child was born to Sheldon Fisher of Pablo, Mont., and Cassie Weed of Pablo, Mont., on April 7 at St. Luke Community Healthcare Clinic ... [more]


May 5, 2015 - Staff:  Deaths

Roberta J. "Robbie" Cleveland, 69, formerly of Lander, died Monday, May 4, at her home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. ... [more]

Roberta J. 'Robbie' Cleveland

May 5, 2015 - Staff:  Roberta J. "Robbie" Cleveland, formerly of Lander, died Monday, May 4, at her home. She was 69 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May ... [more]

Susanna Warren

May 5, 2015 - Staff:  Susanna Warren, of Riverton, died Monday, May 4, at her home. She was 42 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at St. Stephen's Catholic ... [more]

Indiana 'religious freedom' law got more attention than it warranted

May 1, 2015 - By Paul Flesher:  There may be a lot of smoke, but the fire is pretty small. The nationwide political tempest around Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is ... [more]

Horse sculpture heads to new UW building

May 1, 2015 - By Ilene Olson, The Powell Tribune:  POWELL (AP) -- Sculptor Mike Thomas just calls her Darlin'.
She has a smile on her face because she's enjoying a hard ride on a good horse -- and he's a ... [more]

Peters named to museums board position

May 1, 2015 - From staff reports:  Sue Peters has been appointed to the Fremont County Museums Board.
The board, appointed by the Fremont County Commission, has budgeting, personnel and ... [more]

Dance club 'fun run' Saturday raises funds for member trip to national event in Las Vegas

May 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  By Andrea Novotny
Staff Writer

The Room to Dance club hosts its "Tutu 5k fun run and walk" and children's dance clinic at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at the ... [more]

End of life seminar at church 'interesting and informative'

May 1, 2015 - Betty Merritt, Riverton:  Editor:
I went to the end of life seminar held Saturday, April 25, at the Presbyterian Church in Riverton, hoping to learn about many aspects of end of ... [more]

Beware, the Folks are coming

May 1, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Remember the old John Lennon protest song called "Power to the People"? It was a catchy, hooky tune that stayed in your head once you heard it. It had some ... [more]

Sunshine on a cloudy day

May 1, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  May is a favorite of the poet and the
songwriter, and with good reason

Some months of the year aren't favored much by popular songwriters. Most of ... [more]

Little Wind Archers hosting first of three 3-D shoots this weekend

May 1, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Little Wind Archers of Fremont County are hosting their first 3-D shoot of the summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3 at Wind River ... [more]

Fifteen in county get state FFA recognition

May 1, 2015 - Staff:  The Wyoming FFA Association has announced the recipients of the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Degree. The program recognizes students' accomplishments in their ... [more]

Clinton to staff an office in Wyoming for 2016 race

May 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (MCT) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to establish a foothold in deep red Wyoming.
No Democrat has carried Wyoming in a ... [more]

Grizzly research to begin

May 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  MOOSE (AP) -- Biologists are planning to begin trapping grizzly bears in remote areas in Grand Teton National Park to see how the bruins' population is faring ... [more]


May 1, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Park staff cares for bison calf
(AP) -- State park officials are learning how to care for a bison calf after she was stranded by her mother.
Hot ... [more]

State revenue pinch lower oil, gas just starting, say analysts

May 1, 2015 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  Severity will depend on duration

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming remains on solid fiscal footing for now but the effect of low oil and natural gas prices on ... [more]

Big meth bust Thursday; no link to last week's

May 1, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  At least six people were arrested Thursday in Riverton for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine as major drug enforcement operations continued.
Wanda Peden, ... [more]

Clifford G. Fabrizius

Apr 30, 2015 - From staff reports:  Clifford "Geezer" Fabrizius, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Sage West Hospital - Riverton. He was 78 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 ... [more]

Ranchers help market beef to Japanese buyers

Apr 30, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two Wyoming ranch families are part of an advertising campaign to promote and increase the demand for American beef in Japan.
The U.S. Meat ... [more]

Game bird man shutting down after 40 years

Apr 30, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  By Eric Blom
Staff Writer

After 40 years George Cassell, is shutting down his game bird farm 5 miles north of Riverton. Business has been slow.
"I haven't ... [more]

Is it right for senior center to compete with restaurants?

Apr 30, 2015 - Wanda Durham, Riverton:  Editor:
That was a nice letter recently published in The Ranger in regard to the "best kept secret in town."
l'll just bet that the owners of a|l the loca| ... [more]