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Huge magma reservoir under Yellowstone contains enough to fill Grand Canyon 11 times

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scientists have spied a vast reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the "supervolcano" at Yellowstone National Park. It's big enough ...

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Man struck, killed on I-80 shoulder
WAMSUTTER (AP) -- Authorities say a 32-year-old man who was working on a disabled truck in the emergency lane of ...

Two years after Wind River schools put education on wheels by retrofitting an old bus into a mobile preschool classroom, a health component is being added as ...

More juveniles held in Fremont County Detention Center last year

The number of juveniles detained in Fremont County more than doubled from 2013 to 2014 according to statistics released this month.
Twenty-nine juveniles were ...

Stiff prison terms await drug bust suspects if convicted

Two Riverton men were scheduled to appear in Fremont County Circuit Court on Friday afternoon in connection with drug charges issued Wednesday.
Court ...

Arapaho tribe asks court to deny Yellowbear a place in border lawsuit

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a brief Friday opposing Andrew John Yellowbear's recent request to join a lawsuit affecting the boundary of the Wind River ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one cutline with the story "Officials tour new Riverton justice center" should have said Fremont County ...

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 ...

ATV association invites volunteers to clean up public land

The Fremont County ATV Association and the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plan to clean up of public lands at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Government ...

Today

Births
BRIGGS
A daughter was born to Naomi Briggs of Riverton at 12:21 p.m. April 1 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 7 ...

CHEYENNE -- A steady stream of visitors to national parks promises to help absorb the hit Wyoming's economy has suffered as a result of low oil prices, a ...

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Hospital workers donate after crash
CHEYENNE (AP) -- With donations of everything from diapers to cell phone chargers, hospital personnel pulled ...

Two arrests Wednesday in city tied to drug possession and distribution

Two Riverton men were arrested on drug charges Wednesday as part of a joint operation involving three local law enforcement agencies.
Dale Bennett, 38, of ...

Man bound over on child porn count; additional charges possible

Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt has bound over a Lander man on a child-pornography charge.
Lander police arrested Joseph Hendrix on April 2 after a ...

Fewer calls for sheriff response in 2014; VIN checks rose

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office experienced a decrease in calls for service in 2014 compared with the previous year.
The county's dispatch center ...

More flights to Riverton airport in March; bigger plane used often

A monthly boost in air service activity was reported in March at Riverton Regional Airport.
For the month, 124 flights were scheduled to depart from the ...

Today

Births
BEARING
A daughter was born to Marlis Hill of Lander and Richard Bearing of Riverton at 7:25 p.m. March 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Man pleads not guilty to child pornography possession charge

The Lander FBI office arrested a man on a charge of possession of child pornography on March 25. He pleaded not guilty at a March 30 hearing.
If convicted, ...

Filmmakers of Fremont County

Riverton resident among state contest's finalists

Two Fremont County residents are finalists in the Wyoming Short Film Contest.
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Fewer permits for building in 2014, but value was high due to Job Corps, CWC center

Though fewer building permits were issued in Riverton last year than the year before, the total value of new constructions in the city reached a three-year ...

 
 

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