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CWC spring recital Wednesday

Music students at Central Wyoming College will present their spring recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in room 157 at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center.
The students ...

Fremont County residents promoted in National Guard

Two Fremont County residents have been promoted in the Wyoming Army National Guard.
Tyler Goulart, of Riverton, and Brett Roanhorse, of Fort Washakie, were ...

Byers, Scott to marry June 28

Diann and Kenn Palmer, of Riverton, and Wade and Leslie Byers, of Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanda Byers, to Gregory ...

Wind River students named to honor roll

Wind River middle and high school announced students named to the third-quarter honor roll.

Principal's list
Sixth grade
McCaden Anderson, Jade Barrett, ...

Great nations don't lurch from crisis to crisis

Great democracies do not lurch from doomsday moment to doomsday moment. Congress must stop resolving one crisis by setting up another a few months down the ...

MY HEALTH CARE: Retirement and ACA timing raised insurance costs

We are a retired couple that were fortunate to be able to keep our group insurance policy from our former employer. Upon retirement, we budgeted to be able to ...

Steps taken now will save millions for solid waste district in next 20 years

Editor:
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is a complex entity. It operates 21 facilities (landfills, bale stations, recycling centers, and ...

Start to Finish

A new series in The Ranger will track people, projects and processes

A much wiser man than the editorial writer once said that even the longest ...

Howard Harris

Howard Harris, formerly of Riverton, died suddenly Monday, April 14, 2014, at his home in Coupeville, Wash. He was 64 years old.
There will be no ...

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Clarifications
In the April 18 issue of The Ranger, the page one story "Former museum director arrested on larceny charge"R00;should have said the ...

WCA appoints Lander native to executive director role

The Wyoming Contractors Association has selected Lander native Katie Legerski as the organization's new executive director. Legerski previously served as the ...

Family practice doctor joins Riverton hospital

Riverton Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Joe Turner has joined its staff to offer primary care services to patients throughout Fremont County.
"Dr. ...

Business, community support needed for books program

Enrolled children receive one free book a month until they are 5 years old.

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has teamed up with the Dolly Parton ...

Hill's victory gives 'glimmer of hope' against 'unruly few'

Editor:
Something happened last week that resulted in a huge win for the citizens of Wyoming.The lower court acted on the Wyoming Supreme Court's decision ...

What spring proves at my house

We're halfway through a lovely spring. Tulips are peeking, days are warming, and the Boston Bruins are doing very well.
That last fact brings me only ...

Asking why

Establishing motive is an important part of the probe into a baby's death

No one learning the details surrounding the arrest of the young Wind River ...

Wyoming digest

Residents of Opal allowed to return
OPAL -- Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing ...

Easter fire at motel requires evac; no injuries or big damage

Guests at the Tomahawk Motor Lodge in Riverton had to evacuate their rooms on Easter Sunday after a fire began in the motel's basement laundry room.
No one ...

Second suspect in thefts from museum reports to authorities

Nine days after prosecutors filed charges against him, Joseph E. Spriggs turned himself in Wednesday afternoon to the Fremont County Sheriff's office in ...

Big settlement checks arrive for Arapahos; Shoshones to get theirs in a few more days

Oil and gas settlement checks for Northern Arapaho tribal members began arriving in Fremont County this week. One immediate effect was an uptick in trade at ...

 
 

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