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Riverton justice center funds get formal OK from county

A new plan to fund the Riverton justice center is to make use of an extra $1 million in a county account, potentially lowering the amount that will have to be ...

Kathleen A. Slattery

Kathleen A. Slattery, formerly of Riverton, died after a lengthy battle with cancer Friday, May 2, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. She was 69 years old.
A memorial ...

Robert James "Bob" "Cowboy Angel" Miller

Robert James "Bob" "Cowboy Angel" Miller, of Arapahoe, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at his home. He was 61 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. ...

Larry D. Pradmore

Larry D. Pradmore, of Riverton, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 62 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a ...

Nancy 'Judy' Hurt

Nancy "Judy" Hurt, of Shoshoni, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at home. She was 72 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the ...

Lander boys top seeded as state 3-A soccer tournament boots in Jackson

A 13-2 record by the Lander Tigers in the regular season has put them in an opening round showdown Thursday with Star Valley at the Class 3-A boys soccer state ...

Friend with brain injury has strong message on helmets

It didn't take him long last week just before we started our cycling class, to ask me how I made my way to work.
Because the day was warm, I told my classmate ...

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Corrections
On Friday and Sunday in The Ranger, the page one stories "Election filing period opens; 19 residents submit interest" and "Campbell ...

Fremont County's small schools packed with event contenders

Track and field, more than other high school sports, often is considered predictable. The ...

Hospitals changing names to SageWest Health Care

Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ...

Patients receive a healing touch

Practitioners say the therapy helps heal the "mind, body and spirit."

Practitioners offered free mini "healing touch" sessions May 5 at Central ...

Foreign kids had another great year in Riverton

Editor:
l would like to publicly thank Riverton High School, the community, and especially our volunteer host families for welcoming foreign exchange students ...

New York Times editor's case draws new attention to pay-equity bill

Charges that The New York Times paid its top female editor less than male peers has breathed new life into legislation that seeks to ensure that women and men ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday housekeeping
Could Memorial Day weekend be arriving already? Indeed. May 26 is an earlier Memorial Day than our minds are used to, but that's ...

Digest

Jobless rate down to 3.7
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in April, from 4 percent in March.
In a statement Tuesday, Wyoming ...

Proposal could bring 5,000 new oil/gas wells to Converse County

CHEYENNE -- Federal land managers have begun evaluating a proposal to expand an east-central Wyoming oil and gas field with up to 5,000 new wells, asking for ...

LARAMIE -- A multimillion dollar plan to add science facilities, staff and students has been presented to the University of Wyoming's board of trustees, the ...

President: CWC Class of 2014 displays 'student grit'

Grit, perseverance and strength were hallmarks of the two graduation events this weekend at Central Wyoming College.
During the school's 44th annual ...

RPD chief's pay tops among county's law enforcement officials

The highest-paid law enforcement officer in Fremont County is Riverton chief of police Mike Broadhead. Recent public notices illustrate differences in ...

Woman faces charges of child endangerment

An Ethete woman was arrested for child endangerment Saturday evening after reportedly asking a Riverton resident for a bottle for her child.
The resident ...

 
 

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