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If oil is still so low, then why is gasoline going up again?

Editor:
Almost every day in the news they are talking about the lower price of oil and all the impact it is having on the economy.
But I wonder why, if that ...

Acura stolen, involved in chase, then burned behind justice center

A stolen vehicle was destroyed in a fire Saturday evening after a high-speed chase through Riverton.
The black 2014 Acura had been reported stolen at about ...

Is there a way CWC professors can be paid more?

Editor:
I did not know until reading in The Ranger recently that high school teachers make more money than some professors at Central Wyoming College. I had ...

Professors side with tribes in boundary dispute

Their point is not whether Riverton is part of the reservation but, rather, that it doesn't make much difference administratively.

Eight law ...

Bridge work Wednesday part of project to widen highway to five lanes approaching casino

Steel bridge girders are scheduled to be erected Wednesday over the Little Wind River, part of a 3.32-mile highway improvement project ...

Man killed in motorcycle wreck was found by passerby

The body of a Riverton man was discovered early Saturday after a motorcycle accident on 8 Mile Road west of town.
Officials think Eli Holliman, 54, of ...

County sets hearings on EMS tax, privatization next week

Public meetings to discuss the sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services are officially set for Monday and Tuesday.
"I hope there's clear ...

Author to sign copies of Arapaho anthology

The Wind River Hotel and Casino is hosting a book signing Tuesday where visitors can meet one of the authors of "Arapaho Stories, Songs, and Prayers: A ...

Prosecutor's complain at slow pace of appeal to reinstate Eaton sentence

Lawyers for a Wyoming inmate who once lived in Riverton want an appeals court to give them 14 months to contest a recent order allowing prosecutors to once ...

Wyoming Democratic Party to elect officers Saturday

The Wyoming Democratic Party Central Committee will meet Saturday to elect officers as well as discuss strategy for the upcoming year. Only Central Committee ...

Salon collecting hair donations for wig charities

Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.

Details Salon will host its first-ever Hair Fair at 9 a.m. May 16 to benefit patients who have suffered ...

City accepting bids for fire hydrant replacement project

The City of Riverton is replacing 16 fire hydrants around town, and bids for the replacement project are due Thursday.
Dawn Willhelm, the utility division ...

Yellowbear asks to join agency in defending rez border

The convicted killer's interest in the EPA case has to do with law enforcement jurisdiction.

Convicted baby killer Andrew John Yellowbear has ...

Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

Piatigorsky Foundation announces spring tour of Wyoming

The touring clarinetist and pianist will perform Wednesday in Riverton.

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family ...

City board to hand out free trees May 16

The Riverton Tree Board is hosting its Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Veterans Park behind city hall.
This is the tree ...

Heart attack might have caused fatal cement truck crash

Autopsy results show Daniel W. Oberlie, 57, of Riverton, probably experienced a cardiac event before the single-vehicle rollover that took his life April 1 ...

Flash floods, fires pose a risk to Wyoming residents

Spring is a time of transition, when late-season snowstorms can affect travel and afternoon thunderstorms bring the threat of hail, tornadoes and lightning. ...

Airport name change sensible

Editor:
I read with interest the letter from April 5, "It's the service, not the name," by Mr. Mike Ward.
As I was instrumental in appointing the airport ...

RMS names students to spring honor roll

Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2014-2015 school year.

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