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Eugenia 'Jeannie' Mae Groathouse

Eugenia "Jeannie" Mae Groathouse, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Glenrock, surrounded by family. She was 65 years old.
Services will be at a ...

Shoshoni Wrangler track teams hitting top form

The Shoshoni High School Wranglers boys track and field team is starting to find the right formula under coach Brady Slack.
SHS is fresh off winning the Wind ...

Sid Finch, April 1, and Adjusto Turf in RHS red

Do you remember the "Curious Case of Sid Finch"?
Written by George Plimpton for publication on April 1, 1985, the Sports Illustrated story profiled an ...

Two Fremont County wrestlers won all three divisions last week in Casper at the USA state event.
Riverton's Dino Baldes finished first in the schoolboy ...

Prosecutor not running again

LARAMIE -- Longtime Albany County Attorney Richard C. Bohling says he won't seek re-election.
Bohling made the announcement Saturday.
The Republican ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the cutline for the page one photo "Egg count" should have said Nevaeh White sampled the treats she acquired during the ...

Scholarships available to Wyoming students

Students from Wyoming may apply for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation. The deadline is May 1.
The foundation says it is ...

Highway cable barriers could save lives

Missouri and North Carolina, which have installed the barriers on parts or all of their interstate highways, have seen cross-median fatalities cut by as ...

Confusion exists over men with the same name

Editor:
I, Wade G. LeBeau, am writing to clarify any confusion concerning my identity and viewpoint. Many of you know me by my painting and construction ...

Tuesday notes

Easter weekend
The happiest Easter Sundays in memory for most of us are those from childhood, reminiscent of grandparents, green grass and sunshine. Ma ...

Digest

Landslide plan changes
JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson are hoping a mound of dirt and rock will stop a slow-moving landslide from destroying a two-story ...

JACKSON -- The plentiful snow that fell in northwestern Wyoming this winter could keep some popular areas of the Bridger-Teton National Forest closed longer ...

Hill back in the saddle at WDE; Crandall stays on during the transition

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill returned to the Department of Education on Monday. Her return ends nearly 15 months of exile ...

Tribal check distribution has law departments on high alert

Law enforcement officials throughout Fremont County have been preparing for a potential increase in criminal activity due to the distribution of oil and gas ...

City considers detox ownership request; no simple answer found

The center's operators would like to acquire the building from the City of Riverton, but a simple transfer of deed is not permissible.

The city of ...

Teachers say 'spiral' science method could improve student scores, retention

Riverton Middle School teacher Aziz Waheed is proposing changes to the school's science program.
He explained his idea to the Fremont County School District ...

Petition would halt removal of Shoshone councilmen

Eastern Shoshone tribal members showed support in a petition that circulated last week asking the Eastern Shoshone Business Council to place a stay on actions ...

Land values up, which means property taxes rising this year as well

Farmers and ranchers can expect to see a bigger number on their notices of property value arriving in the mail this week from the Fremont County Assessor's ...

Nadine Gustin

Nadine Gustin, of Kinnear, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 85 years old.
A viewing will be 4 p.m. to 6 ...

Thornton makes big plays for UW in spring game

Tom Thornton was flying.
Late in the third quarter of Wyoming'sspringgame inside War Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the sophomore quarterback took a snap, ...

 
 

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