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Whiting, Brown near the top at Lander cross country meet

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Fremont County cross country runners Micah Whiting and Charlene Brown crossed the finish line in the top 10 during their respective races on Thursday afternoon ... [more]

Undefeated weekend lifts Rustler volleyball team to 16-4 record

Sep 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers pushed their volleyball winning streak to eight matches after going undefeated last weekend in Torrington.
In the ... [more]

Riverton's winning game about much more than football

Sep 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  I've never seen a Friday night like last Friday night.
The high school football game between Riverton and Powell was, and there really is no other word to ... [more]

Today

Sep 23, 2014 - Staff:  Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Airport won't hit 10,000 boardings; nine-seat planes now on all flights" should have said there are ... [more]

Man injured after fall from moving truck

Sep 23, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A 29-year-old Riverton man suffered injuries to his head and face reportedly after being pushed out of a moving vehicle Sept. 15 on South Federal ... [more]

Business leaders to discuss rising health care costs

Sep 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming business and health leaders are meeting Thursday at a daylong summit on curbing health care costs for employers in the Cowboy State.
The Wyoming ... [more]

WDH says seniors can take steps to avoid injuries from falling

Sep 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  While many people unexpectedly take a tumble from time to time, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that falls sometimes can lead to ... [more]

Drug 'take back' day set for Saturday

Sep 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  With another drug "DEA Take Back" day scheduled across the nation for Saturday, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that medications can ... [more]

Rocky Mountain Oncology opens doors on new facility

Sep 23, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Rocky Mountain Oncology finally has opened its doors after years of working to bring the high-end cancer facility to Lander.
Acuhealth Acupuncture owner Paul ... [more]

Split in tribal council doesn't show cooperation

Sep 23, 2014 - Margaret Beckett, Riverton:  Editor:
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is breaking away from the Shoshone Tribe on the Joint Business Council. Isn't this the same tribe that called City Hall in ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Sep 23, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Autumn arrival
Fall has arrived, according to the calendar -- but not the thermometer. Most of this week is predicted to be as hot as July. We might ... [more]

Digest

Sep 23, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Two dead in Saratoga plane crash
SARATOGA -- Two Casper residents are dead after their plane crashed Saturday evening after takeoff from the Saratoga ... [more]

Decision on bison quarantine expected in mid-2015

Sep 23, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A decision is expected in mid-2015 on a proposal to capture and quarantine wild bison from Yellowstone National Park so disease-free animals ... [more]

Police ask DFS to look into meth use at Riverton home

Sep 23, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two boys ages 6 and 8 live in the house.

The Department of Family Services has been asked to investigate use of methamphetamine at a Riverton home ... [more]

District 25 reviewing policy on private school issue

Sep 23, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Parents requested a change after learning homeschool and private school students are not allowed to participate in some public school ... [more]

Officers focus on abandoned vehicles

Sep 23, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  On Thursday, the Riverton Police Department identified 21 automobiles in violation of city code, and more reports came in over the weekend.

Local ... [more]

Parting of tribal council concerns solid waste board

Sep 23, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's Solid Waste Disposal District Board is worried about the dissolution of the Joint Business Council, and solid waste officials think the change ... [more]

Gerald C. (Savoy) Heinrich

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Gerald C. (Savoy) Heinrich died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 75 years old.
A memorial service will be in the ... [more]

Rita McLaughlin

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Rita McLaughlin, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. She was 67 years old.
A memorial service was ... [more]

Dennis Francis Horyza

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Dennis Francis Horyza, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Bullhead City, Ariz. He was 78 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Clayton Warren

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Clayton Warren, of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colo. He was 37 years old.
A rosary was Monday, ... [more]

All-conference honors for Hafer, Massey

Sep 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Natalie Hafer of the Lander Valley High School Tigers earned all-conference honors on Friday at the Class 3-A West golf tournament in Jackson. ... [more]

Cougars wilt late in two-touchdown loss Friday to Riverside

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  



Wind River fell to 1-1 in Class 1-A West conference play, losing 26-12 after leading 12-6 against Riverside at Basin on Friday night. The Cougars host ... [more]

Extra points make the difference for DHS

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  For just the second time since 2011, the Dubois Rams have dropped a football game at home. The matchup between the Rams and the Farson Eden Pronghorns was ... [more]

Vintage power football carries Cokeville past SHS Wranglers

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Western Lincoln County hasn't been a very friendly place to rural Fremont County schools over the last three decades. Wind River, Shoshoni, Dubois and Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton VB girls impress in 3-0 sweep of Laramie

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Laramie Lady Plainsmen must not be too fond of Wolverine Gym. For the second time this season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines hosted Laramie on the ... [more]

WAAM features Carissa Mine on poster

Sep 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Gov. Matt Mead has proclaimed September as Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month and cited the importance archaeology plays in the scientific study of material ... [more]

Voluntary hotel bill add-ons bring $1M to Yellowstone

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The National Park Service also has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in ... [more]

Ag summit gives tips for producers

Sep 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Indian land ownership issues, renewable energy for farms and ranches, and efficient grazing were just a few topics of talks at the 2014 Wind River Agriculture ... [more]

RHS golfers end perfect regular season in Gillette

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines concluded the regular boys golf season Friday by winning the Gillette Invitational.
The tournament was made up of all ... [more]