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WCC volunteers on a 10-day conservation project in county

The crews helped with resource management work on Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek.

Wyoming Conservation Corp recently volunteered ...

UW to host symposium marking the end of water adjudication

A lengthy, high-profile and often contentious case involving the adjudication of water rights in Wyoming's Wind-Big Horn River system is the subject of a Sept. ...

Authorities arrest Ethete man after 'abduction'

Richard Whiteman, 24, of Ethete, was arrested for criminal entry and interference with police Aug. 15 after a woman accused him of abducting her ...

Wyoming's legislative seats weren't narrowed by districts in 1968. Candidates ran countywide, with the top finishers in each party nominated, and the top five ...

Crowing rooster ruffles feathers in Riverton

The man housing the bird told officers the animal would be "taken care of."

Riverton police were called to investigate the "possible presence of a ...

Uncle Ralph was no TV-show relative

The extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins was important to me as a kid.

Television has denigrated the role of fathers to buffoons or at best, ...

The project removed more than 20 years of cattails and other herbaceous buildup.

Even though wildfire season is just now peaking in Wyoming, it's ...

Dalton 'Dick' Hamilton

Dalton "Dick" Hamilton, of Hudson, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. He was 84 years old.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. ...

Riverton ought to change its nickname to 'Weed City'

Editor:
I would like to take this opportunity to express my support for the idea of changing the nickname of our fair city on the welcome signs from ...

Public health first

For the time being, no exceptions to mosquito fogging in Riverton
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus are in Riverton. In response, insecticide ...

Hits and misses on primary predictions

If you're going to write a newspaper column predicting the outcome of an election, then it's only fair to write a follow-up to check how well you did. Hence, ...

Today

Correction
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "West Nile virus detected in city" should have said the Environmental Protection Agency regulates ...

Melvyn 'Andy' Anderson

Melvyn "Andy" Anderson, of Hudson, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home. He was 73 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at ...

Library hosting Reader's Run 5k

The public is invited to participate in the Reader's Run 5k on Oct. 4 at the Lander Library.
Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the run starts at 10 a.m. ...

Moriarty, Finch marry

Sarah Marie Moriarty and Benjamin Thomas Finch were married July 10, 2014, at the Kiwanis Community House in Cheyenne. The groom's brother, A. Lucas Finch, a ...

Deshaw, Coen to wed Saturday

Shawna Marine Deshaw of Fort Washakie and George "Bob" Coen of Riverton have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Cindy Deshaw and ...

Elders honor gravesite found on school grounds

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees held a ceremony to honor a gravesite found on the grounds of the school.
The site sat behind the ...

Van Dijks invite families to paint community memorial

Residents will have the opportunity Saturday to be a part of a lasting memorial for Noah and Zephy van Dijk --two children who died in a house fire July 15 on ...

Digest

Re-count verifies one-vote victory
JACKSON --A re-count has confirmed that Teton County commissioner candidate Reynolds Pomeroy made it onto the ...

Independent candidates running in general election

CHEYENNE --Some independent candidates are pushing to get on the ballot for Wyoming's general election in November.
Don Wills of Pine Bluffs filed a petition ...

 
 

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