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Fastpitch girls get two wins in tough tourney

Riverton hosts the Wyoming state tournament July 11-13.

The Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball team posted a 3-3 record at the Dash-N-Splash ...

Past RPD officer says 'not guilty' to assault

A former Riverton police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault in Lander District Court. Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively set ...

Running to left, and right, of Obama

Hillary Rodham Clinton wants you to know that when it comes to foreign policy, she's one tough lady. Tougher, say, than President Obama.
Most of Clinton's ...

Alma J. Dolan

Alma J. Dolan, of Pavillion, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at ...

Deliberately running over an animal 'not a nice thing to do'

Editor:
Someone is running over cats for the fun of it. We have found six so far on Honor Farm Road and buried them. Three of them were mine.
I want to go ...

Fun with fireworks

They are enjoyable -- and dangerous -- so follow common-sense guidelines

One of the real delights of the Fourth of July in Wyoming is the availability ...

Anita 'Peggy' Lois St. Clair Nipwater

Anita "Peggy" Lois St. Clair Nipwater died Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Pocatello, Idaho. She was 82 years old.
A traditional Native American viewing was ...

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DOLAN
Alma J. Dolan, 70, of Pavillion, died Saturday, June 28, at her home. Per her request, cremation has taken place. Inurnment will be at ...

Lander hosting half marathon Friday for 35th straight year

A sports mainstay of the Fourth of July holiday in Fremont County returns on Friday as the Lander Half Marathon sends runners to the streets Friday for the ...

Same-sex couples seeking immediate permission to wed

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples who have sued to gain the right to marry in Wyoming are asking a judge immediately to rule in their favor after a recent ruling by ...

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New speed limit takes effect
CHEYENNE -- Motorists traveling in Wyoming will soon be able to go a little faster on certain stretches of interstate ...

Man dies when raft capsizes

LARAMIE -- Authorities say an Albany County man has died after a raft capsized on the North Platte River in Carbon County.
Stephen Kaisler, 70, died Thursday ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials on Monday listed 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for bison from Yellowstone ...

Raiders sweep Lovell, head to Cody for pair

In two low-scoring games, the Riverton Raiders swept Lovell 6-4 and 6-2 Tuesday night in an American Legion non-conference baseball doubleheader on the road in ...

Speak up July 8 about future of Riverton's parks

They ought to be better utilized and more vibrant than they are now.

What do a nurse, a pizza delivery guy, a bookkeeper,a student and others have in ...

Baker, Tharp help Wyoming 6-man stars whip Nebraska

The Wyoming 6-man all-star team used a powerful running game to whip Nebraska 68-26 on Saturday in Bladen, Neb.
Sterling Baker of Dubois scored two rushing ...

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Deaths
BROWN
Alvina Rahel Brown, 87, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 25, at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland following a short ...

'Narrow' markets change U.S. health care

ATLANTA -- The cancer had already spread to her abdomen by the time Beth Brock managed to escape from her health insurance nightmare.
The Woodstock business ...

One guarantee in new Iraq crisis: Gas price will rise

Editor:
Whatever is going to happen in Iraq with ISIS conquering territory and taking control of major cities, one thing will be certain. If the United State ...

Tuesday notes

No paper Friday
From the department of newspaper holiday housekeeping: The Ranger will not publish Friday in commemoration of Independence Day, a ...

 
 

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