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Danny Svilar belted out the jazz tune "Teach Me Tonight" with music professor Sharon Dalton's accompaniment on the piano Tuesday night at the Central Wyoming ...

Lance Goede is the new representative for Ward 2 on the Riverton City Council.
The council interviewed Goede and three other candidates during a meeting ...

County flood evac plan

Evacuation notices will be determined by emergency management personnel

Level 1
A Level 1 Evacuation means "be ready" for potential ...

Flood likely

Conditions look ripe to surpass events of 2011, planners say

Emergency management officials are bracing for flooding this weekend in the Wind River ...

A special excise tax will pay for property acquisition, with funding for the building to be generated separately.

Teton County voters have agreed to ...

High school wranglers rodeo in Rock Springs, Big Piney

Riverton cowgirl Makayla Seely picked up a win and a third-place finish in barrel racing at the two events.

It's been a big couple of weeks for ...

Rustlers finish rodeo season in Laramie

Central Wyoming College's Brady Thurston was second for the year in the men's all-around and qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in steer ...

Riverton Little League majors began their season with a double-header.

One diamond at Saban Little League Complex in Riverton saw plenty of runs on ...

E. Paul Jacobson

E. Paul Jacobson of Riverton died at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander on Saturday, April 29, 2017. He was 88 years old.
A rosary will be recited at 6 ...

'Very grateful' to workers who answered call at small business

Editor:
Riverton may be having financial difficulties, but it is still a town with a a lot going for it.
On a recent Saturday, the lock on our back door here ...

Riding with the Rangers: Uncrating a new gadget

We do a lot of mailing at The Ranger, and this week we got a new postage meter. We'll need it.
Most the mail is our own -- monthly billingstatements, "tear ...

Wyoming digest

School bus driver accused of DUI
GILLETTE (AP) -- Police in Wyoming arrested a 58-year-old school bus driver at a bus stop after receiving reports that ...

UW research aimed at better response to next infestation of pine bark beetles

LARAMIE (AP) -- The mountain pine beetle epidemic that swept through the area a few years ago has left its mark, with thousands of acres of trees dead and dying ...

Airline behind on payments

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming-based airline is behind in lease payments for its company headquarters at Cheyenne Regional Airport by about $80,000.
The balance ...

Researchers to start trapping bears in park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Researchers will begin trapping grizzly and black bears Sunday in Yellowstone National Park.
The trapping is an effort to gather data on ...

Canyon troubles

When that route is closed by rockfall, the complications are many

Stories are accumulating about the travel difficulties encountered due to the ...

Schroefel finishes season with pair of wins

Central Wyoming College's sophomore golfer won events in Torrington and Riverton to close the spring campaign.

Sarah Schroefel will be playing golf ...

Wyoming Indian's Natuin Trosper has signed a national letter of intent to attend and compete in cross country for Central Wyoming College.


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Births

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A child was born to Riley Zgurich of Lander and Steve Johnson of Lander at 5:45 p.m. April 29, ...

Ivan Bear

Ivan Bear of Riverton died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 47 years old.
A wake will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, ...

 
 

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