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Three file for city council vacancies; Baker among them

The City of Riverton so far has received three letters of interest to fill city council vacancies in Wards 1 and 3.
As expected, one of them is from Lars ...

Texas man to be offered county ambulance director's position

Commissioners voted 4-1 to select Joseph Zillmer after an executive session Tuesday, with commission vice-chairwoman Keja Whiteman casting the lone contrary ...

Bode Miller and Uncle Todd

One is a skier, the other is a sandwich.

When it comes time for a sandwich, my family knows that I like an Uncle Todd.
It's nothing fancy. But it ...

Prosser leads Riverton wrestlers at 23-team Douglas tournament

Riverton Wolverine wrestler Reece Prosser brought home a third-place trophy in the highest individual finish Saturday for Riverton at the Shane Shatto Memorial ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, a page one cutline should have said the altered 1923 Chevy dragster belonged to John ...

Like it or not, Rodman is the American who has North Korea's earg age to 18

Dennis Rodman's unlikely basketball diplomacy to North Korea brings new meaning to the term "globetrotter."
Like the world-famous Harlem team, Mr. Rodman has ...

Lower legal drinking age to 18

Editor:
At the age of 18 we are being considered as adults. Being able to vote, go to war, purchase tobacco, get married, adopt a child, sign legal documents ...

Tuesday notes

Nature's blow dryer
There was very good reason to think the snow that fell in the first week of the year might stay on the ground for many weeks to ...

Park experts say 'biobullets' for bison not workable idea

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park administrators say shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced "biobullets" to prevent the spread of an animal disease ...

Lawmaker proposes firing squads for state executions

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming lawmaker is pushing to allow use of the firing squad to execute condemned state inmates if constitutional problems or other issues ever ...

The building is named for Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi.

LARAMIE -- Construction has begun in Laramie on a $50-million laboratory building for the ...

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Soldier killed in Afghanistan
CHEYENNE -- A member of the Wyoming Army National Guard has died while serving in Afghanistan.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle ...

Slide danger zone includes Togwotee Pass

The avalanche danger in western Wyoming is high because of strong winds and heavy snow.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is warning against ...

Many improvement plans -- and more than half a million acres -- are affected by the delay, which has stretched for months.

A delay in a decision over ...

City gets good audit report; assets well ahead of liabilities

All financial operations for the City of Riverton received a passing grade in the annual audit summary from auditing firm Mader Tschacher Peterson & Co. ...

Fremont a penny-pincher when measured against most Wyoming counties

Fremont County's government continued to be scrupulous in fiscal year 2012 compared to other Wyoming counties.
Fremont County spent $825 per resident, less ...

Brian Francis Willow Sr.

Brian Francis Willow Sr., of Ethete, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Casper. He was 49 years old.
A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, ...

Michelle Allen

Michelle Allen, of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 13 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Davis Funeral Home ...

Haldis I. Shelton

Haldis I. Shelton, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 92 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 ...

Edith L. Lee

Edith L. Lee, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. She was 89 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ...

 
 

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