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Modelers park will have to relocate

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association is looking for a new home in Fremont County now that the state has decided to sell the land occupied by the current WMPA ...

Achievers

Medow named to president's list
Rachael Medow, of Riverton, was among 277 students named to the Chadron State College president's list for the fall ...

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

Editor:
The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ...

Park is not only place someone might see someone 'undesirable'

Editor:
Thanks to Mr. Wright for his letter about using Riverton City Park. I am not a skateboarder, but I appreciate what he is trying to do.
Much is made ...

Optimistic on county attorney's office with LeBrun taking over

Editor:
As I was looking at your list of the top news developments of the year, one stands out to me. I agree that the election of 2014 is major news. In my ...

EPA's odd behavior

Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now, Fremont County citizens following the ...

Eaton seeks to have death penalty barred as future option

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is fighting an attempt to block the state from again seeking the death penalty against a convicted ...

'Marlboro Man' Winfield died Monday at 85; local resident for four decades

A local rancher renowned for his work as the "Marlboro Man" in cigarette advertising died Monday at his home in Riverton.
Darrell Winfield, 85, moved to ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...

Miller chairman of House committee

The Riverton representative says he also will introduce his own legislation during the general session.

Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, has a new ...

Accident kills teen, injures four others

Alcohol is being investigated as a possible contributing factor in the early Sunday rollover.

Officials are investigating a one-vehicle accident that ...

Prosecutor seeking execution of Eaton

U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson overturned his death sentence and ruled he hadn't received an adequate defense.

A prosecutor has filed notice ...

Christmas edition 'was like getting an early present'

Editor:
I want to say how much I like reading through the Ranger Christmas Greetings Edition. Those letters from the kids are priceless.
This was like ...

'What will be gained' by putting elderly man in court for decades-old case?

Editor:
Why is Wyoming working so hard to get this 94-year-old man back to the state so he can be charged with a child molestation accusation that happened ...

Coroner: Homeless man died of complications from intoxication

Officials have determined Michael J. Anderson, 35, of Riverton, died of complications from "severe" intoxication and hypothermia.
Anderson was found dead Dec. ...

States say rez boundary ruling needs full review

The states maintain that applying federal common law principles to historical facts is outside the EPA's area of expertise.

CHEYENNE -- Ten states are ...

Attorneys taking advantage of 'cloud' system at new law office

Two young attorneys have teamed up to open a new law office in Riverton.
Jeff Stanbury, 35, and Katherine Strike, 38, have worked together locally for years, ...

Conservationist in Riverton receives 'outstanding' award

Nick Biltoft was nominated by the Lower Wind River Conservation District.

Nick Biltoft, district conservationist for the Natural Resources ...

Autopsy says woman died from dog attack

Officials have concluded that no humans were involved in the November death of Deanne L. Coando-Tyvonnes, 40, of Fort Washakie.
Coando-Tyvonnes was found ...

Riverton man dies in single-vehicle crash

David H. Williams, 24, of Riverton, died in a single-vehicle crash Saturday on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol reports state ...

 
 

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