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Raiders chalk up two wins at GR tournament

A three-day American Legion baseball tournament in Green River resulted in a 2-3 record for the Riverton Raiders.
The Raiders fell to the Evanston Outlaws ...

Bill Briggs: The man who skied down the Grand

He's called the father of extreme skiing and America's most influential ski mountaineer.
Forty-three years ago this past Sunday, Jackson's Bill Briggs hiked ...

Three out of the four Fremont County football players scored a touchdown in helping the North dominate the South 41-13 Saturday night at the annual Shrine Bowl ...

Registration open for youth fishing derby

Registration is under way for the Boysen State Park Youth Fishing Derby scheduled for July 12 and held in conjunction with the Boysen Lake Marina, Shoshoni ...

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Births
WATTS
A daughter was born to Rachel and Josh Watts, of Riverton, at 9:41 a.m. April 16, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

Teen risk behavior drops in Wyoming

The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey shows a decline in smoking, drinking and fighting.

CHEYENNER00;-- Many dangerous ...

Obscure export-import bank ignites battle

Critics say it's corporate welfare, unnecessarily putting taxpayers' money at risk.

WASHINGTON -- At roughly $25 a pop, there's good money to be made ...

City, please do not give up on alley collection

Editor:
Count me as against the city's plan to discontinue picking up trash in alleys. I am not convinced at all that this would save any time or money when ...

Tuesday notes

Summer is near?
Four days before the official start of summer, we're not getting very summery weather. These cool, mostly cloudy days aren't what we're ...

Digest

Refinery powder upsets neighbors
CHEYENNE -- People who live near a Cheyenne oil refinery are upset after the facility released an ash-like powder that ...

Reservoirs filling fast on upper Colorado system

ROCK SPRINGS -- Strong spring runoff from heavy mountain snow is filling up reservoirs in the upper reaches of the Colorado River drainage in western ...

Burke new Wyoming chief justice

CHEYENNE -- The justices of the Wyoming Supreme Court have elected James Burke to be the next chief justice effective July 1.
The justices announced Tuesday ...

Ranger's 59th annual Mining and Energy Edition to be published on Wednesday

The Ranger publishes its 59th annual Mining and Energy Edition on Wednesday.
Produced annually to coincide with the summer convention of the Wyoming Mining ...

LeRoy Arthur Wempen

LeRoy Arthur Wempen, of Stratford, Okla., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He was 71 years old.
Services will be at 10 a.m. ...

As Pavillion water tests go forward, transparency issues raised by residents

Rural Pavillion landowners were concerned with transparency and other aspects of a state study into groundwater quality near their homes at a June 12 meeting. ...

Riverton Regional Airport has been recognized by Federal Aviation Administration inspectors as one of the top two airports in an eight-state FAA Northwest ...

Judy Ann Bates

Judy Ann Bates died Sunday, June 8, 2014, at her home in Fremont County. She was 69 years old.
A memorial service for friends and family will be at 1 p.m. ...

Lillie Mae Franks Poulsen

Lillie Mae Franks Poulsen died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at her home in Dubois. She was 102.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

Riverwalk paving expected to start soon

The Depot Foundation has worked on creating a recreation path along the Wind River for more than five years.

Local volunteers have been working this ...

Burke Johnson

Burke Johnson, of Crowheart, died Sunday, June 15, 2014. He was 85 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Davis Funeral Home. ...

 
 

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