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Past RPD officer says 'not guilty' to assault

A former Riverton police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of aggravated assault in Lander District Court. Judge Marvin L. Tyler tentatively set ...

Deliberately running over an animal 'not a nice thing to do'

Editor:
Someone is running over cats for the fun of it. We have found six so far on Honor Farm Road and buried them. Three of them were mine.
I want to go ...

Speak up July 8 about future of Riverton's parks

They ought to be better utilized and more vibrant than they are now.

What do a nurse, a pizza delivery guy, a bookkeeper,a student and others have in ...

Tuesday notes

No paper Friday
From the department of newspaper holiday housekeeping: The Ranger will not publish Friday in commemoration of Independence Day, a ...

Mosquito spraying under way in Riverton

The City of Riverton began its seasonal mosquito mitigation program Monday evening.
The distinctive sound of the vehicle-mounted fogging machine will be heard ...

Imagine three quarters of an acre covered by at least 50 fruit trees--apples, pears, plums and apricots--each 15 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Their leaves ...

During the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time. ...

Wild storm pummels Riverton area

A spectacular thunderstorm sent rivers of rainwater rushing through Riverton roadways over the course of 15-20 minutes Thursday afternoon, bringing strong ...

County students selected as winners at state history day

The top two entries in each category at the Wyoming competition advanced to the National History Day event June 15 to June 19.

Judges selected ...

More than 36 children participated in the annual Shrine Circus Children's Parade on Wednesday in Riverton.
Entrants dressed up as clowns, ring leaders, lion ...

Here's how Republicans might win the White House in 2016

Editor:
This is my advice to the Republican candidate who is scheduled to lose in the 2016
presidential elections. Namely, one no-name innocent. Should he ...

String of car burglaries continuing

Officers in Riverton have responded to at least six more calls regarding car burglaries, continuing a recent trend.
One resident reported seeing a suspect ...

Minor tweaks in new school design; bigger changes could come

Riverton school district staff members are continuing to consider the design for the city's new K-3 school, which will be built at 1200 W. Monroe ...

Does upstream storage even get talked about any more?

Editor:
There was a lot of talk about flooding in this county over the past month, but nothing really came of it. We can be thankful for that. It did make me ...

Second bike path attacker gets 12 to 18 years prison

The second defendant in the case of a deadly attack last year on the Rails to Trails path received the same sentence Tuesday as the first did in April: 12 to ...

She'll take in abandoned dog if nobody else can do it

Editor:
Recently around 7 p.m. I was driving south on North Smith Road. I noticed a passenger car stopped in the oncoming lane.
As I got closer I noticed a ...

A crew from the Riverton Fire Protection District rescued a young boy from an island in the fast-moving Little Wind River on Monday.
They delivered the ...

Riverton part of coming fiber optic upgrade; 50-fold speed hike likely

Work will begin soon on upgrades to the state's fiber optic network, including an improved connection to Riverton.
When those are complete, lightning-fast ...

The free shows will alternate between Riverton City Park and the Lander outdoor amphitheater.

Popular Ten Sleep musician Jalan Crossland is the guest ...

Johnson graduates from virtual public school

Lydia Johnson of Riverton graduated from Wyoming Connections Academy during a ceremony May 17 in Casper. She plans to attend Sheridan College in the fall.
The ...

 
 

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