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A story on page 1 of Thursday's edition should have said the mountain lion that led to a school lockdown ...

Mary Shoshanna Perry

Mary Shoshanna Perry died Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Riverton. She was 21 years old.
An all-night wake will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, July 7, at Rocky ...

Grace Elizabeth Walker

Grace Elizabeth Walker died Monday, June 26, 2017, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. She was 80 years old.
Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Friday, July ...

South Pass Gold Rush Days this weekend

South Pass City is the site of another event this weekend: Gold Rush Days is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Visitors will experience the mining history ...

Lander Pioneer Days parade winners have been announced from judging that took place during the July 4 procession.

Floats
1st: Shoshone Rose Casino, 2nd: ...

Local school counselors on state board

Two Fremont County public school counselors have positions on the governing board of the Wyoming School Counselor Association leadership board.
Riverton High ...

Learning the facts of life

Airline delays are a fact of life for travelers, even if we do everything we can to avoid them and manage to pass the time when they occur.
Sooner or later, ...

Private corrections company in state prisons 'has failed'

Editor:
I seem to be confused. Did the Wyoming Department of Corrections just give another $5 million to Corrections Corporation of America, for a total of ...

County offices in Riverton

To close them so suddenly defies logic and erodes faith in local government

Whoever or whatever is responsible for the budget crisis that led to the ...

Wyoming digest

Wildfire threatening cabins
LARAMIE (AP) -- Firefighters continue to protect cabins threatened by a rapidly growing wildfire in southeast Wyoming.
The ...

Harrison sentenced again to life in slain train worker case

Already imprisoned for the death of that man in Wyoming, the 23-year-old got another life term for the part of the crime that took place in ...

With big backlog in Wyo, Interior chief vows faster permitting on oil and gas

President Donald Trump's efforts to increase U.S. energy production got a boost Thursday from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who pledged to streamline ...

The site has been expanded to include memorial bricks, new flags and a sculpture, with other additions planned....

Rendezvous in Riverton

With the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse in mind, the Wyoming Modelers Park Association has labeled its 15th Annual Fly-In a "Pre-Eclipse" event, part of the first ...

Central Wyoming College is preparing for its fourth season on the trails featuring a new freshman recruiting class.



Central Wyoming College's ...

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Births

ACEBO
A baby was born to Jazymin Padilla of Riverton and Adrian Acebo of Riverton at 8:35 p.m. July 3 at ...

Darrell A. Smith

Former Riverton resident Darrell A. Smith of Tucson, Arizona, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Southern Arizona Veterans Hospice in Tucson after a lengthy ...

God isn't finished with us yet

I've often called my life partner "my mate" in this column, a term some readers believe leaves him out. Some wonder why or how he lived with me this long.
The ...

Letter shed important light on problems with repealing ACA

Editor:
Recently, Dr. Roger Gose wrote a letter that was published in The Ranger. In his letter, Dr. Gose bravely pointed out the deficiencies surrounding the ...

The Balloon Block

It's not just a treasure-hunt object,
it's an homage to old-style printing

Newspapers are still the product of printing ink on paper, but the technology ...

 
 

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