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The winner will receive a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop.

The Ranger newspaper is offering a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop as the ...

Animosity in would-be peacemakers mirrors larger split

CAIRO --As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades ...

Could construction work be halted during the fair?

Editor:
I am very worried about getting access to the county fairgrounds during the huge road building job on South Federal.
Is there some way the work could ...

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Community events such as Riverton Rendezvous don't happen by themselves

For a community festival such as the just-concluded Riverton Rendezvous, ...

Little League all-stars 'fought hard' in district consolation loss

The Riverton 9- and 10-year-old Little League all-star baseball team made a run in the district consolation bracket play Saturday but fell one win short.
Big ...

Raiders face Laramie first in district postseason play

The double-elimination tournament will continue Friday and Saturday in Rock Springs.R00;The top four teams make the state tournament set for next week. ...

Fresh off its district Babe Ruth championship Saturday in Worland, the Riverton 15-year-old all-star baseball team will carry a huge amount of confidence into ...

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Births
SOUNDINGSIDES
A son was born to Claire M. SoundingSides of Ethete at 8:12 a.m. May 10 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 7 ...

A tapas party

It's no wonder Michael Chiarello's flirtatious Coqueta has been such a hit on San Francisco's waterfront. Tapas, gintonics and glorious water views are a ...

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Probation in triple fatal
GREELEY, Colo. -- A 23-year-old Wyoming man who was involved in a crash in northern Colorado that killed two siblings and an ...

Boaters reminded of inspection program for invasive mussels

JACKSON -- Wildlife officials are reminding boaters of a program aimed at keeping harmful invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels out of Wyoming ...

State providing safety training to schools in fall

CHEYENNE -- The state plans to provide special training this fall to help local school districts prevent the type of school shootings that have occurred in ...

GOP candidates set to appear at county forums

Republican office-seekers will appear at upcoming GOP candidate forums.
Dates include:
- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lander Valley High School
- 7 ...

Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states

WASHINGTON -- The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Plains and Rocky Mountain states, thanks to oil and natural gas --lots ...

Person of interest in abduction in custody on unrelated charges

David Wayne Brock, 22, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay fines.

A person of interest in the weekend abduction of a 9-year-old ...

Second CWC board member declines to run for re-election

Another member of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has decided not to run for re-election this year.
During a board meeting this month, Scott ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed the county attorney's role in social issues ...

Dansyl Fred Posey Jr.

Dansyl Fred Posey Jr., of Ethete, died at home.
Visitation began at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the family home, 61 Lone Bear Lane, Ethete. Funeral services ...

Peter 'Pete' Paul Chavez

Peter "Pete" Paul Chavez died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 74 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, July ...

This Saturday, make plans to participate in the Go Fremont County Parade Day 5K, Cycle or Swim in Riverton.
Three separate events will start simultaneously ...

 
 

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