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Rita Grace (Taylor) Coggins

Rita Grace (Taylor) Coggins, formerly of Fremont County, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Casper. She was 84 years old.
A private service will be at a later ...

Richard Anthony Sutherland Jr.

Richard Anthony Sutherland Jr., of Dubois, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, ...

Beatrice W. Hinkle

Beatrice W. Hinkle, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Help For Health Hospice Home. She was 86 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ...

Energy issues, justice center, Drennen case among other big county stories in 2013

Other news fell short of the year's top 10 list in Fremont County as reported Tuesday but received votes from Ranger news staff members in the annual year-end ...

Stephen Woodrow Green

Stephen Woodrow Green, a 52-year resident Lander, died after a lengthy illness Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, surrounded by family at his home in Lander. He was 75 ...

Local residents in fatal wreck across county line

Three vehicles were involved in the crash that remains under investigation.

Two teens died Saturday west of Casper in a crash that involved several ...

State population growth outpaced national rate during 2013

Wyoming remains the least-populated state in the nation as 2014 arrives, but the state did grow faster than the national average last year.
The U.S. Census ...

Hill blasts lawmakers over hearing rules

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee plans a three-day hearing next week on Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill's administration of the state ...

Digest

Flu on the rise statewide
CHEYENNE -- Influenza is on the rise across Wyoming, with 460 cases reported so far this season, state officials and clinicians ...

Moeniqa Produit

Moeniqa Produit, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 18 years old.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Blue Sky ...

State on alert as pot goes on sale nearby

LARAMIE -- Wyoming law officers expect an increase in marijuana arrests now that recreational use of the drug is legal in neighboring Colorado.
Shops opened ...

Fremont County Year in Review

January

2 -- Central Wyoming College experienced a decrease in students since reporting record-high enrollment for the 2010-11 school year.
The record head ...

The amazing Class 3-A state-championship swimming streak by the Lander Valley High School Tigers is the No. 1 2013 sports story in Fremont County.
Lander is ...

Today

Births
SMITH
A son was born to Megan Mitchell-Smith and Kevin Smith, of Lander, at 7:59 a.m. Nov. 4, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

Quoted in 2013

"It was exciting to hear a new baby cry. We deal with a lot of stressful stuff in here, but luckily this one was a good outcome."
-- Alexandra Keeley
911 ...

2013: Uden, EPA ruling, Job Corps top news of year

After carrying the knowledge for 33 years, Gerald Uden finally came clean in November, confessing to killing his ex-wife and their two young boys. The saga of ...

Tuesday notes

Our big year-ender
It's New Year's Eve, the last day of 2013, and our last newspaper of the year. Elsewhere you'll find our ranking of the top news ...

Tribes' push on air quality has nothing to do with air quality

Editor:
Mr. Breight, well said (letter to the editor Sunday, Dec. 15).
The EPA ruling letting the tribes monitor air quality has nothing to do with air ...

I love and hate my carving machine

When it's not working so well, it is like owning a sick goldfish, albeit one with a constantly revolving price tag for repair parts to arrive from ...

In praise of the NYR

There can be more to it than an internal proclamation on Jan. 1

This time of year, most people at least pay some mind to the idea of the New Year's ...

 
 

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