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Flash fire at compressor injures man on Christmas

A Riverton man was injured Wednesday in a flash fire explosion at a compressor station south of town.
David Crichton, 36, was flown to the University of Utah ...

County's finances 'wonderful,' leaders told

Fremont County netted $1.3 million in fiscal year 2013.

Financial reports released at year's end show Fremont County is in a "wonderful financial ...

Man credits seatbelt for saving life in scary accident

A local man says his seatbelt saved his life Tuesday morning when he lost control of his vehicle near Hudson.
John Keller, 75, of Lander, was driving a 2006 ...

Water line break in residence hall sent students scrambling

Finals week was particularly stressful this year for students living in Mote Hall at Central Wyoming College.
A water line burst the evening Dec. 15 at the ...

CWC tuition to rise 5 percent in 2014-15

Cost per credit hour will be $83

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approves of a recent decision to raise tuition rates for students ...

Chiefs host six-team Shootout starting Friday

The first day will be used for pool play. The second day will have the semifinals and title games slated for WIHS gym. The first game will be played at 8:30 ...

Wolverines grapple to bracket crown at Worland tournament

The Riverton Wolverines won the silver bracket division on Saturday at the Battle of the Big Horn dual wrestling tournament in Worland.
In the early duals of ...

Arlene B. Dean

Arlene B. Dean, formerly of Kinnear, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Florida, after an extensive medical condition and illness. She was 68 years old.
A ...

Baudie 'Pete' Romero

Baudie "Pete" Romero, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at his home in Gordonville, Texas, surrounded by family. He was 81 years old.
A ...

Terry Wayne Davis

Terry Wayne Davis died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. He was 51 years old.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, at Zion Lutheran Church in ...

Belvia L. 'Boots' Lummus

Belvia L. "Boots" Lummus, of Pavillion, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at her home. She was 75 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. ...

Dear Santa ...

KIRRA LOVED
THE PRESENTS
Dear Santa Claus:
I Loved the presents Last year. This year I would like: my daddy, a real moneky, friends cuddles my giggly ...

Douglas knocks off Lander boys in overtime contest

Douglas snapped the Lander Valley High School Tigers seven-game winning streak in a 59-52 overtime victory on Saturday night in the final game of the Douglas ...

Erik Horyza lost the 50-yard freestyle in a photo finish.

Erik Horyza chased down a runner-up finish Saturday in the 50-yard freestyle at the ...

Another win for Wrangler wrestlers at Wright Duals

The Shoshoni Wranglers captured the Wright Duals wrestling tournament, completing the one-day tournament undefeated.
The Wranglers defeated Wright 42-29 in ...

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Births
MAYO
A son was born to Marybeth Bulow and Robert Mayo III, of Riverton, at 10:29 p.m. Nov. 15, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed ...

Man reported overdue from planned excursion in eastern Fremont County

Fremont County law enforcement and search and rescue officials are looking for a 32-year-old man who was reported overdue Monday from a gold panning trip in ...

Man found dead Sunday in Riverton City Park

A Riverton man was found dead Sunday morning at City Park.
Officials said his body was frozen.
Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, will be autopsied Thursday in ...

New doctor joins Riverton Memorial Hospital

Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Harold Hibbs has joined its staff and will be offering hospitalist services to patients in Fremont County. ...

Christmas verse from 1959

Editor's note: The following letter, in poetic form, was published in The Ranger during the Christmas season of 1959. The writer was identified only as "Cy ...

 
 

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