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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, ...

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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 ...

Reward offered for former billionaire's assets

HELENA, Mont. --The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the ...

Mead asking for Medicaid proposal for Legislature

CHEYENNE --Gov. Matt Mead says he expects to be ready to brief state lawmakers early next year about the best deal Wyoming could get from the federal ...

TV personality and coyote caller Les Johnson will speak Saturday.

The Wyoming State Trapper's Association's convention is in Riverton this weekend, ...

Write-ins could advance to general

Several write-in candidates could add a twist to municipal elections this fall after receiving enough votes to be on the general-election ballot. Write-in ...

Campbell secures GOP House District 34 race

For most of Tuesday evening, Wyoming House District 34 Rep. Rita Campbell, R-Shoshoni, was unsure whether she would be elected to serve another term in ...

Ben Jerome Warren Sr.

Ben Jerome Warren Sr., of Arapahoe, died of natural causes Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home. He was 48 years old.
Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. ...

Officials planning to recover Uden bodies from Fremont Lake

Authorities plan to recover the bodies of the Uden family from the deep waters of a Sublette County lake as the 34th anniversary of their murders approaches. ...

 
 

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