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Barbara Jane Parker

Barbara Jane Parker died after a brief illness Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital with family at her side. She was 90 years old.
A family ...

Marla Thuringer

Marla Thuringer, of Riverton, died peacefully Monday, March 10, 2014, after a brief stay at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 73 years ...

Carolyn Derbish

Carolyn Derbish, of Riverton, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 79 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. ...

Willy 'Red' Chase

Willy "Red" Chase, formerly of Fremont County, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at his home in Worland. He was 54 years old.
Celebration of life services will be ...

Cowgirls move on in MWC tourney

The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team held off a late comeback from Boise State in the second half to pull out a five-point win, 61-56, to open up the 2014 ...

Watts scores well at indoor track

Sean Watts ran to a pair of top-four finishes Saturday for the Riverton Wolverines at the state indoor track and field meet in Gillette.
Watts was third in ...

Lander boys face Glenrock, girls meet Douglas to open state 3-A tourney Thursday

The Glenrock Herders bring a dangerous inside and outside combination for their Class 3-A state basketball opening-round game against the Lander Tigers.
The ...

Forever young at state tournament

This year's Class 1-A / 2-A state basketball tournament was a reminder of the transitory nature of youth.It doesn't last forever.Jerry Patrick of Burlington ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines make their first state basketball tournament appearance since 2003 when they take on the Sheridan Lady Broncs Thursday morning at ...

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Births
DURAN
A son was born to Gladys F. Hill and Sonny Duran, of Fort Washakie, at 1:07 p.m. Jan. 1 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 ...

Do Republicans know their own party's resolutions?

Editor:
Who are the Republicans these days? Are they the elite who seclude themselves from the everyday man? Are they the quiet folks whose only political ...

Air passengers ought to be screened for identity too

If you want to board a commercial airliner anywhere in the world, you can expect pretty much the usual drill: Show identification and boarding pass, empty your ...

Not alone in the universe?

I am glad people like reading this monthly column in The Ranger and that you tell me that you read it. Nice to know.
I listen to a lot of public radio and ...

Take it easy

Let's all decide here and now to take the Federal/Monroe road work in stride

By now you have noticed, or soon will, that a very busy portion of a ...

Wyoming digest

Gingery retiring from Legislature
JACKSON -- Republican State Rep. Keith Gingery of Jackson says he won't seek re-election.
The five-term veteran ...

Burglary bill fails; Case optimistic for its future

A bill introduced by state Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, modifying penalties for burglary was voted down in a 16-14 vote of the Wyoming Senate on Feb. 20.
The ...

Center of Hope surpassing goals since October merger

The Center of Hope in Riverton has seen nothing but improvements since a recent merger, said Heath Steel, the executive vice president of operations at ...

Tribes to haul trash to Casper instead of local landfills

The Northern Arapahoe and Eastern Shoshone tribes plan to start hauling waste from the Wind River Indian Reservation to the City of Casper's landfill. ...

State OKs more money for work at new Riverton elementary site

Fremont County School District 25 received favorable news when the Schools Facilities Department agreed to provide additional funding for the pavement and ...

Blaze kicked up again after earlier firefighting response

An earlier fire reignited just before 9 a.m. Wednesday morning and grew to consume much of ...

 
 

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