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ROBINSON
A son was born to Morgen Robinson of Riverton and Anthony Keele of Riverton at 11:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

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Guilty plea in fatal fight at hotel
CASPER -- An Arizona man charged after a fight at a Casper motel that left a New Mexico man dead has pleaded guilty ...

McMurry death ruled a suicide

CASPER -- The family of Mick McMurry has issued a statement saying the wealthy Casper businessman and philanthropist had serious health problems that affected ...

Schools to get more funds for salaries and supplies

RAWLINS -- Wyoming school districts are getting more money from the state for salaries, supplies and other on-going costs.
The state Legislature and Gov. Matt ...

'Gentleman cowboy' Ralph Urbigkeit held multiple offices

Ralph Urbigkeit might be the only person to win countywide election to three major public offices in Fremont County history. The Crowheart rancher, who died on ...

Meth raid in city brings arrest, plus revocation of probation for suspect

A Riverton woman was arrested for probation revocation Thursday afternoon after officials executed a search warrant for suspected methamphetamine distribution ...

Riverton High School Hall of Fame's first inductees announced

The inaugural class of the Riverton High School Hall of Fame has been announced.
Inducted in the inaugural celebration planned for September will be:
- The ...

Enzi bill could bring relief to airport amid enplanement drop-off

A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., may provide a temporary fix for small airports struggling to cope with new flight-time requirements for ...

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Justice Kite to retire
CHEYENNE -- Justice Marilyn S. Kite, the first woman to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court, is retiring this summer.
Chief ...

Hospital bill becomes a law without Mead's name

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is allowing a bill to put up roughly $2.5 million to subsidize hospitals in the state to become law without his signature.
Mead on ...

Court rules Arapahos must pay for worker insurance

The Northern Arapaho Tribe must offer its employees health insurance while a lawsuit over that issue plays out, a federal judge ruled Feb. 26. Lawyers for the ...

Woman who pleaded guilty in rural home robbery gets term of 3-5 years in prison

A woman involved in a home-invasion robbery north of Lander was sentenced on March 5 to three to five years in prison for her role in the crime.
The ...

District 25 trying first 'kindergarten roundup' this week

Fremont County School District 25 hosts a "kindergarten roundup" registration event Friday and Saturday for the 2015-2016 school year.
It's the first time ...

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Births
PALMENO
A daughter was born to Terra Palmeno of Lander and Jacob Palmeno of Lander at 7:46 p.m. Feb. 12 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

It would be operated as a for-profit business under such a plan.

Two private companies are interested in buying Fremont County's Emergency Medical ...

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Clarification
In the March 3 Ranger, the page five story "Riverton couple starts healthy lunch support group at home" should have said that anyone ...

Attempted murder filed in stabbing

CASPER -- A 32-year-old man accused of stabbing another man at a home near Mills has been charged with attempted second-degree murder.
Robert Allen Snyder was ...

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Mead signs child abuse protection bill
Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law a bill limiting the release of information in child abuse ...

After publicity, some unclaimed ashes removed from coroner's office, buried

Several sets of unclaimed remains were claimed recently after sitting on the Fremont Coroner's Office's shelves. Groups of local residents stepped forward to ...

The issue will be revisited in April, when other contingencies can be considered -- including serving the region by air ambulance.

Dubois is to keep ...

 
 

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