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Trail expansion eyed for cyclists and horseback riders

The Bureau of Land Management is considering expanding trails in the Johnny Behind the Rocks area, which would give mountain bikers and horseback riders more ...

Local ticket biggest payer in first week of WyoLotto

The biggest prize paid out by the first-ever drawings in Wyoming's new state lottery was on a ticket bought in Riverton.
The winner got $2,500.
No one hit ...

Visitor services coordinator hopes to build narrative through local history

What is a scholar of old Scandinavian languages, a Vikings expert, and ...

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Deaths
BRITAIN
Phyllis Britain, 87, of Lysite, died Thursday, Aug. 28, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A funeral service will be at 1:30 ...

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Man shot in church was pastor
CENTENNIAL -- A Wyoming pastor was shot and wounded with his own handgun after apparently interrupting a burglary at his ...

Worker's death in Teton park due to a fall, coroner says

MOOSE -- Authorities say a 20-year-old Russian man found dead in Grand Teton National Park died of blunt force trauma from a fall.
The Teton County coroner ...

Daughters of both killer and victim express themselves at sentencing

CHEYENNE -- The daughter of a Missouri woman sentenced for killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago said Wednesday she stands by her mother as she ...

Valdez inaugurated as new president; 300 students attend

Sometimes good advice does not sink in without a little humor.
"Don't be a baby," keynote ...

After shots fired, police enter home at gunpoint, break up under-age drinking party

The alleged gunman was 'just showing off,' Riverton Police Department Capt. Eric Murphy said.

No one was injured after police entered a Riverton home ...

Mayor and council races shape up for November; primary totals certified

Races for many municipal council offices in Fremont County are in place following the Aug. 19 primary election.
Some fields were narrowed to two candidates ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Wild horse meeting draws dozens" should have said John Radosevich held up a can of soup when he ...

Fremont County Fire Protection District chief Craig Haslam said his district has 158 active volunteer firefighters and 29 fire-core members providing services ...

Digest

Man shot in church
CENTENNIAL -- Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded in a Centennial church, possibly after interrupting a burglary.
The ...

Laramie man charged in 1972 murder

LARAMIE -- A judge on Tuesday ruled prosecutors have strong enough evidence against a Laramie man accused of killing a 20-year-old woman 42 years ago that they ...

Backhoe nicks oil pipe, causes spill

CHEYENNE -- A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned ...

Road rebuild with new rec path sparks disagreement

A county road project that has drawn some criticism has reached the end of an official objection period. The plan is to rebuild a 2,000-foot section of ...

Man bites off part of woman's lip, gnaws at paint, seats in cop cars

A Crowheart man was arrested Tuesday morning, reportedly after he bit off a "large portion" of a woman's upper lip in Riverton.
Wondo Tarness, 38, of ...

Collision near fairgrounds ends in flight to hospital

A 51-year-old Riverton woman was flown to Casper for treatment Tuesday after being involved in a two-vehicle accident near the Fremont County ...

Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday afternoon after leaving the scene of an accident at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

Van nearly drives over edge on the Main Street hill

A 66-year-old Kinnear man avoided major injury Tuesday afternoon when he drove his minivan into a ...

 
 

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