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CWC to keep pushing for state funds to build Jackson facility

Teton County residents would be responsible to supply local matching funding for the project.

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is going ...

Dog park proposed at abandoned Tonkin Stadium site in city

Riverton's Parks and Trails Master Plan Committee made a pitch Tuesday to the Fremont County School District 25 school board for the creation of a dog park at ...

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Clarifications
In the April 18 issue of The Ranger, the page one story "Former museum director arrested on larceny charge"R00;should have said the ...

Wyoming digest

Residents of Opal allowed to return
OPAL -- Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing ...

Easter fire at motel requires evac; no injuries or big damage

Guests at the Tomahawk Motor Lodge in Riverton had to evacuate their rooms on Easter Sunday after a fire began in the motel's basement laundry room.
No one ...

Second suspect in thefts from museum reports to authorities

Nine days after prosecutors filed charges against him, Joseph E. Spriggs turned himself in Wednesday afternoon to the Fremont County Sheriff's office in ...

Big settlement checks arrive for Arapahos; Shoshones to get theirs in a few more days

Oil and gas settlement checks for Northern Arapaho tribal members began arriving in Fremont County this week. One immediate effect was an uptick in trade at ...

Flu season 'active' this year, with at least two deaths confirmed

Two Fremont County residents have died as a result of influenza this year, according to Coroner Ed McAuslan.
A third death may be attributed to flu as well, ...

UW booklet highlights native plants

Regionally native plants that mix attitude and altitude with beauty are showcased in a new publication from the University of Wyoming.
These plants will ...

Better programming among goals of new museums director

The new countywide museums director hopes the residents of Fremont County realize how unique the museums system is while looking forward to a "better" future ...

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Births
WIMBER
A son was born to Angela and Eric Wimber, of Riverton, at 8:10 a.m. March 14, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ...

Digest

Teapot Dome oil reserve for sale
DENVER -- Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for ...

Legal battle on horses continues

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wild horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's management of the Pryor ...

Governor will hear Thermop pool's position

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs State Park following his ...

Construction on the Riverton justice center could begin this summer after Fremont County Commissioners approved going to bid on the project April 28. The ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Democrat enters race in HD33

A Democrat has announced her candidacy for the state representative seat in House District 33.
Andrea "Andi" A. Clifford, a Northern Arapaho tribal member and ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

Prosecutor not running again

LARAMIE -- Longtime Albany County Attorney Richard C. Bohling says he won't seek re-election.
Bohling made the announcement Saturday.
The Republican ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the cutline for the page one photo "Egg count" should have said Nevaeh White sampled the treats she acquired during the ...

 
 

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