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A report this week that American students are lagging behind their top international peers in math, reading and science should give pause to those who argue ...

'Do not be caught off guard' by plaintive letters from inmates

Editor:
I saw in The Ranger a letter to the editor from a Charles Kolb of Bessemer, Ala. He said he was a former Riverton resident but now a prisoner in a ...

Write to Santa

We're planning our 65th Christmas Greetings Edition, and we need letters

It's December, the lights are up, the giant snowflakes are glowing on Main ...

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Water trial wraps up
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Attorneys have wrapped up a marathon 25-day trial in which Montana sought to hold neighboring Wyoming liable for ...

County would lend to itself for center

If anyone wants to know how much more a new Riverton justice center would cost the county, Fremont County commissioner Travis Becker has an answer: $1.8 ...

Two suspects in purse snatching bound over; one more still to come

Two defendants arrested for a Nov. 10 mugging at Riverton's Walmart store were bound over to District Court on Dec. 2. One is a 16-year-old boy but is being ...

District 21 moving funds to save money

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has approved moving funds from the Wyoming State Treasurer's Asset Reserve (Wyo-STAR) to the Wyoming ...

Wyoming AG appealing court ruling on sex crime records

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is appealing a judge's ruling that circuit court proceedings concerning sex crimes don't have to be closed to ...

Festival of Trees returns with 24 items for auction

This year's Festival of Trees event is a celebration of global cultures in keeping with the 2013 theme: Christmas Around the World.
Coordinator Cindy Keele ...

Armored vehicle added to fleet for tri-county law enforcement effort

WORLAND -- The latest acquisition by the Joint Tactical Emergency Response Team is another step in ensuring public safety.
The MRAP vehicle, or Mine Resistant ...

House burns on Missouri Valley Road; no injuries

No one was injured Tuesday in a fire that destroyed a residential home north of Riverton.
The incident was reported at about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday from the 100 ...

Bebout part of Enzi finance panel

The committee will focus on fundraising and building support with coalitions across Wyoming ahead of next year's Republican primary.

U.S. Senator ...

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Births
ADDISON
A daughter was born to Azalea and Lonestar Addison, of Riverton, at 6:07 p.m. Nov. 20, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ...

Venus prominent in December sky

I got my first cold of the season the day after Thanksgiving, and it was a doozy: sore throat, sinus headache, coughing, sneezing, people saying "go back to ...

Hometown stores

Everyone does some shopping online, but shopping at home is good citizenship

If you've ever driven through a community and been left with the ...

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Electrical rate increase sought
CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power is seeking to raise rates for both electricity and natural gas in ...

Two injured in wreck on icy road

The crash occurred in the 300 block of North Fork Road near Lander, an area that almost always is covered in shade.

A 16-year-old Lander girl was ...

Fleeing man left wife, child in moving car

He was arrested on five separate charges.

A Worland man was arrested after authorities said he left his wife and 5-year-old child in a moving vehicle ...

Justice center could get $2.5 million loan by county to proceed

Fremont County might pay for half the cost of a new Riverton justice center with a loan from its cash reserve.
The Fremont County Commission voted Tuesday to ...

Calling it "probably the worse-kept secret in the world," Riverton city councilman Eric Heiser announced his resignation Tuesday night, effective Dec. ...

 
 

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