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Former Lander resident suing CDS on behalf of son

A woman has filed suit against Child Development Services of Fremont County and others for damages after a CDS employee is alleged to have driven over her ...

Work at the Wind River Job Corps Center property near Riverton Regional Airport is progressing on schedule, according to government representatives associated ...

Brown brothers to serve seven years for 2006 beating death of Riverton man

Brothers Alan and Vernon Brown each have been sentenced to 84 months in prison in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson in Fremont County.
They ...

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Births
ANDERSON-LAJEUNESSE
A son was born to Sharice Lajeunesse and Elijah Anderson, of Riverton, at 8 p.m. Dec. 30, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ...

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UW weighs presidential options
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming trustees are hearing plenty of advice on how to handle the president's position at the ...

Hitching Post owners, insurers settle suit

CHEYENNE -- An insurance company has reached a confidential settlement agreement with the company that owns The Hitching Post Inn, the landmark Cheyenne hotel ...

More black eyes for nuke command

WASHINGTON -- In what may be the biggest such scandal in Air Force history, 34 officers entrusted with land-based nuclear missiles have been pulled off the job ...

Ambulance candidate in negotiation on county's offer

The Fremont County Commission is likely to discuss hiring Joseph Zillmer, of Amarillo, Texas, as Fremont County Ambulance director at its Jan. 21 meeting. ...

Bull Lake Dam earmarked for $26 million addition

An old spillway is to be replaced, although it has never proved necessary in the history of the dam.

The Bureau of Reclamation is planning to build a ...

District 25 closes deal on school site

An expedited plan could allow the new school to be open by 2016.

Fremont County School District 25 handed over a check Jan. 2 for the purchase of the ...

An oversized load inched its way through Lander and Riverton on Thursday on its way from Idaho to Kansas.
Officials said the caravan will take more than two ...

Second set of Cobell payments on its way

The second set of payments from the Cobell Settlement is due to be distributed to members of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes within a few ...

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Corrections
In the Jan. 5 Ranger, the page four story "Early bird offer for Wyoming State Winter Fair entries" should have said anyone needing an ...

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Beet plant shut for inspection
LOVELL -- The Western Sugar Cooperative has shut down its sugar beet processing plant in Lovell while federal and state ...

Officials say statewide concussion policy apparently is working well

CHEYENNE -- New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior and senior high school sports appear to be working well, but more ...

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming is publishing a new magazine dedicated to solving natural resource challenges in the West.
The first issue of Western ...

Great year in '13 for state's investments; income soars by more than $500 million

The State of Wyoming capitalized on last year's record-breaking year on Wall Street to bank hundreds of millions in profits on state investments.
The ...

Final defendant in parking lot robbery bound over

The third defendant arrested in connection with a mugging Nov. 10 in the Riverton Walmart's parking lot has been bound over to District Court. Curtis Oldman, ...

Three file for city council vacancies; Baker among them

The City of Riverton so far has received three letters of interest to fill city council vacancies in Wards 1 and 3.
As expected, one of them is from Lars ...

Texas man to be offered county ambulance director's position

Commissioners voted 4-1 to select Joseph Zillmer after an executive session Tuesday, with commission vice-chairwoman Keja Whiteman casting the lone contrary ...

 
 

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