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Tribal settlement money evident in increased car sales locally

Vehicle sales saw a bump in Fremont County as Northern Arapaho tribal members began receiving settlement checks from a lawsuit over mineral royalties.
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In centennial year, 4-H carnival Saturday

The Fremont County 4-H Carnival is this weekend in Riverton, offering games, crafts, prizes and food to all participants.
Organizers say they stuck to ...

All household waste sent to Lander to fill landfill before 2023 deadline

The larger Sand Draw site would accept only construction and demolition waste until then.

In an effort to fill the Lander landfill before its ...

By the numbers

City report summarizes police, building, trash, utility statistics

City staff shared a completed 2013 annual report with the city council April 15. ...

Janis E. Matthews

Janis E. Matthews, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following a long and courageous battle with ...

Donald Charles Golaszewski

Donald Charles Golaszewski died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May ...

Billie Arlene Shoopman

Billie Arlene Shoopman died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. She was 83 years old.
Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Valdez will be seventh president" should have said Central Wyoming College hired Walter Palmberg ...

Norval 'Ozzie' Bapst

Norval "Ozzie" Bapst, of Riverton, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home. He was 84 years old.
A viewing will be noon to 2 p.m. Monday, May 5, at Davis ...

Robert L. Jackson

Robert L. Jackson, of Lander, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. He was 96 years old.
Funeral ...

Lander's Steer Ranch joins American Angus Association

Steers Ranch LLC, of Lander, Wyoming, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization ...

Riverton resident opens a CruiseOne franchise

Marie Freeman of Riverton recently completed an intensive training program to become a certified CruiseOne Vacation Specialist in Riverton.
As a franchise ...

The American Legion team travels to Rock Springs to face three teams in a round-robin tournament format.

The Riverton Raiders are preparing to embark ...

Mill Creek Metals turns attention to recycled materials

High demand driving up price of metals

Mill Creek Metals is under new management after two acquisitions that were spurred by booming recycled metals ...

'Mockingbird' makes strong case for e-books

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is one of America's most beloved books. The seminal tale follows Atticus, a courageous, strong-willed, morally impeccable lawyer, and ...

Tribal election code is crucial and must not be undermined

Editor:
I would just like to say thank you to all who voted for me. Unfortunately, I have declined due to health reasons. But, I'd also like to express my ...

Finding laughter where you can

I'm convinced it's a key to long life and good health

"The devil can't stand the sound of laughter," said retired Pastor Don last Sunday. He even ...

Getting Russia's attention

Amid the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. is spanking Russian individuals, not just the government

The world was treated today to the resumption of a sight ...

Digest

Gas plant partially operating again
OPAL -- A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is operating at about 40 percent of its typical seasonal level just ...

Zwonitzer changes mind on campaign

CHEYENNE -- State Rep. Dan Zwonitzer has withdrawn from the Wyoming secretary of state's race.
The Cheyenne Republican says he decided that he would rather ...

 
 

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