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Does writer who bashes coal practice what he preaches?

Editor:
In a letter to the editor dated Oct. 10, Don Kesselheim of Lander bashed the production of fossil fuels, including, among others, coal production in ...

'It's obvious' that Baker is best qualified for mayor

Editor:
In Riverton's mayor election, it is obvious who the best candidate is, and that is Lars Baker. All you need to do is look at his record and the ...

Gard develops good plans and gets good results from them

Editor:
It is my privilege to write this letter of character reference for Rich Gard. I have lived in Riverton for 38 years and have been associated with ...

Lottery sales meeting expectations

The first-ever winner in the new lottery was from a ticket sold in Riverton.

Seven weeks after joining the nationwide lottery frenzy, the Wyoming ...

Community members gathered Tuesday to recognize a student-built duplex as the first LEED Silver-Certified building in Wyoming and in Riverton.
U.S. Sen. Mike ...

South Federal job lucking out on the weather

Editor:
So much for the South Federal rebuild job being done "by September." We're just lucky there hasn't been a big snowstorm already like we get some ...

Judge ponders plea deal for past police officer

The man's ex-wife accuses him of striking her with his vehicle after an altercation in June.

A former Riverton police officer pleaded guilty and no ...

IDEA Inc. gets grant approval to buy land next to Honor Farm

Riverton's economic development arm IDEA Inc. has learned that the $1.4 million Business Ready Community grant requested through the Wyoming Business Council ...

A student-built duplex in Riverton has earned the distinction of being the first student-built LEED-certified building in the state, and it is the first ...

Riverton woman enrolls at Brenau University

Jennifer Capozzi of Riverton is one of 609 new students enrolled at Brenau University for the fall semester.
Brenau University enrolls roughly 3,000 students ...

Woman in hammer murder case agrees to testify against others

A woman charged in a murder case has agreed to testify against her two co-defendants and plead guilty in exchange for a lower charge.
She pinned most of the ...

A local accounting office changed locations recently, moving to a building more suited to the small firm's needs.
Carmen Milbury, office manager for certified ...

With Baker as mayor, mosquito and weed problems would be improved

Editor:
I read in The Ranger that public health people were happy that there was no West Nile virus reported in Fremont County this year. I doubt that is ...

Drunk driver behind wheel of automobile going 106 mph

Several subjects were arrested Wednesday afternoon after a deputy recorded their vehicle traveling more than 100 miles per hour on 8 Mile Road west of ...

Kidnap suspect pleads not guilty, wants a trial

A kidnapping conviction would carry a penalty of 20 years to life in prison.

A trial date will be set for the Riverton man charged with kidnapping ...

Riverton Middle School has been recognized in an educational book as a model for implementing "Response to Intervention" - a teaching method designed to help ...

State brief asks court to nix EPA position on rez borders

The State of Wyoming is asking a federal appeals court to reject the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's determination that Riverton and surrounding lands ...

Suspect spurs city schools to initiate 'stay put' procedure

Riverton High School was on "stay put" mode for about 15 minutes Tuesday after a 21-year-old Arapahoe man reportedly caused an altercation in the school ...

Modelers Park

Many would benefit if the facility could be spared under state land plan

State officials determining whether to put 300 acres of state land near the ...

Record-high temps in late September 'unusual,' expert says

Two of last week's warm fall days broke heat records in Riverton and Lander.
Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 were the hottest on record for those dates in both Fremont ...

 
 

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