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New doctor joins Riverton Memorial Hospital

Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Harold Hibbs has joined its staff and will be offering hospitalist services to patients in Fremont County. ...

Digest

$1M bond in murder case
GILLETTE -- A judge has set a $1 million cash-only bond in the case of a 21-year-old man charged in a fatal shooting in ...

Wyoming's success story is the model for the new program.

Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have ...

Christmas 1959: Inside the downtown 'Santa Hut'

A Ranger Christmas Eve tradition is continued below with the reprinting of a piece of seasonal coverage from the past.
In 1959, Riverton children enjoyed the ...

Elks Club packs up Christmas dinners to go

If it's Christmas, then you'll find Riverton Elks Club members filling boxes with holiday food to go.
Riverton's BPOE Elks and DOES spent time Monday at their ...

College, Meals on Wheels join forces to provide senior presents

Seniors citizens in Fremont County will receive personalized Christmas cards this year from students and staff at Central Wyoming College.
The effort is part ...

Volunteers 'humbled' by Christmas gift program

More than a dozen needy families in Fremont County are getting Christmas gifts this year from members of the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton.
"It's ...

Every year around Christmas time, Robert Espinoza is struck by the spirit of Santa Claus.
"It's something that can't be explained," he said. "It just comes ...

Minor injuries in one-car wreck

A Lander woman was cited for lane use and no seat belt after flipping her car at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday on Wyoming Highway 789 south of Lander.
Officials ...

Christmas services in many churches Tuesday, Wednesday

Riverton-area churches plan a variety of special services and musical programs for the Christmas holiday.

Christmas Eve
Most local congregations are ...

Wind River High School students are 'Battle of the Belts' champions

A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Wind River High School edged students from Shoshoni High School in the first Battle of the ...

College offering Wilderness First Responder class in Sinks Canyon

Central Wyoming College's Sinks Canyon Center is offering a 72-hour Wilderness First Responder course that includes CPR for the health care provider.
The ...

Dems push Mead on expanding Medicaid

Wyoming Democrats are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Matt Mead and other Republicans over their opposition to expanding Medicaid to cover 17,600 low-income ...

Money may be short for Pavillion cistern plan

Construction has begun in a program to provide safe drinking water to Pavillion-area residents affected by groundwater contaminated some say is tied to ...

As Great Lakes Airlines continues to struggle with a pilot shortage due to a federal regulation that has increased minimum experience requirements for pilots ...

Two county schools to participate in UW robotics research project

Can gaming and robotics be used to teach computational thinking skills to middle school students in culturally sensitive ways?
A multidisciplinary University ...

'Skimmer' found at truck stop in Cheyenne

A "skimmer" was found Tuesday at a truck stop in Cheyenne.
The device is used by criminals and is affixed to ATMR00;and other card readers to swipe credit ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson bans phones while driving
JACKSON -- The town of Jackson has banned the use of cellphones while driving or biking.
The Jackson Town Council ...

At Christmas time 51 years ago, much of Fremont County's mail from out of state was delivered via Rawlins, where there was a large regional mail sorting ...

Medical marijuana in Wyoming? Bill to be introduced

CHEYENNE -- A debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to flare up.
Bordered to the north and south by states that have legalized ...

 
 

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