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Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder

Donna Jean (Martinez) Elder, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Close to Home Hospice House in Gillette. She was 61 years old.
Funeral ...

Pokes play at SJSU on Saturday

Following a thrilling 68-62 upset of No. 5 San Diego State on Tuesday, the University of Wyoming men's basketball team gets back to action with a trip west to ...

No playoffs for Shoshoni boys after loss to Kemmerer

Several tight games in the Class 2-A Southwest boys basketball conference haven't gone the right way for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
Shoshoni has been eliminated ...

The Wolverines fell behind 38-15 before winning the last four matches.

Early pins by Lander Tigers held up against Riverton for a 38-36 victory ...

Time: One truth people worldwide choose to believe in

We believe some things that go so deep into our soul and shape our lives so totally that we are not even aware of them. These beliefs are so accepted and so ...

Riverton Branch Library to show American Indian film

The Riverton Branch Library will show the coming-of-age suspense thriller "On the Ice" at 7 p.m. Feb. 26.
The film was a Sundance Grand Jury Nominee and won ...

RHS senior receives Most Outstanding Student award

School resource officer Cody Myers recognized Taylor Barry's volunteerism and dedication.

Riverton High School senior Taylor Barry was given the Most ...

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Births
ROBISON
A son was born to Chezerai and Cody Robison, of Riverton, at 11:18 a.m. Nov. 26, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ...

CWC names 92 students to president's honor roll

Central Wyoming College's 2013 fall semester grades have been computed, and 92 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ...

Lander man among first grads of AARP's volunteer institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. --On Jan. 8, Charlie Smith of Lander participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP's Volunteer Leadership Institute. ...

RHS students advance to state science fair

The following Riverton High School students earned awards at the 2014 West Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 at Central Wyoming College in ...

Second Amendment rights infringement needs corrected

Editor:
Who is Steve Barlow? According to a story in the Jan. 18 issue of The Ranger, Mr. Barlow is the Central Wyoming College campus safety director. The ...

Senate correct to tackle sex assault epidemic in the military

The way sexual assaults are handled in the military is a disaster -- even the top brass concede this point. The Associated Press provided more evidence of that ...

Ten thoughts on love

It's a mix of romance and common sense

Valentine's Day is here, and it made me think back to high school girlfriends.
High school is the often the ...

Committees, amendments

The Cindy Hill case hits a couple of (mild) stumbling blocks at the Capitol

The Wyoming Legislature staggered a couple of steps in the right ...

Digest

G&F funding may get boost
CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee has endorsed a bill that would transfer some of the costs of running the state ...

Bank robbery a dud because door was locked

CHEYENNE -- Sheriff's officials say employees of a bank in a small town in southeast Wyoming unwittingly thwarted a holdup by locking the front door. Sheriff's ...

Same-sex marriage bills nixed in House

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House on Thursday defeated bills on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.
The House first defeated a bill that would have changed ...

Other anniversary events are planned through the summer.

A Valentine's Day dinner and show kick off the 100th anniversary of Fremont County 4-H this ...

Deal postponed in store mugging

Concerns about her public defender led a woman charged in connection with a November mugging at Walmart to postpone finalizing a plea agreement.
District ...

 
 

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