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Sylvester Williams and Nathaniel Erb want to end human sex trafficking, and they are riding bikes across the country to promote their cause.
They pumped ...

Skate tournament at park a first for Riverton

The competition for skateboarders, BMX riders and scooter riders runs from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, with free admission for spectators.

Riverton City Park ...

Baker spent less in close mayor primary victory

Candidates for mayor of Riverton staged a close primary election race, and their funding was similar as well.
Former Riverton City Councilman Lars Baker spent ...

Airport won't hit 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport could lose $1 million in entitlement funding this year because of low passenger numbers.
Officials say they expect to tally ...

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Births
BROWN
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 ...

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 ...

New charges have been filed connected to an alleged July 19 abduction in Riverton. The original case involving two counts of kidnapping against the defendant ...

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

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

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 ...

Information on police shooting will not be shared

The Ranger received notice Wednesday that the Bureau of Indian Affairs will withhold documents requested through the Freedom of Information Act regarding an ...

Damp summer kept water use lower; new pump to cost $520,000

The Riverton City Council has voted to replace 32-year-old pump at the local water treatment plant.
The pump is one of three that have been in place at the ...

Today

Births
BLACKBURN
A child was born to Tianna Armour of Ethete and Peter Blackburn Jr. of Riverton at 10:42 a.m. July 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Freezer makes it easy to use summer's bounty
Every September, a small panic rises.
The herb garden overflows; so do the border plantings of leafy ...

 
 

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