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Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough died June 30, 2016, under the loving care of her family and Frontier Hospice in Riverton. She was 77.
She was born Jan. 11, ...

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OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Lavesta Stringham of Riverton and Michael Ochoteco of Riverton at 11:18 ...

UW faculty member earns national recognition

The director of the University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has been inducted as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse ...

Voting is among our most important rights as citizens

Editor:
It's primary election day in Wyoming. Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities we have as citizens. I encourage people across ...

Who'll win the primary? Some ballot predictions

This reminder: Candidates and voters are invited to our Ranger newsroom on election night for refreshments as the returns come in.

Who will win the ...

Tuesday notes

Summertime
It was a hot July in our part of Wyoming, and August started out the same way. Parts of the Wind River Basin even got some rain Monday. ...

University of Wyoming closing in on big budget-cutting target

UW has cut 97 vacant positions and seen 55 employees take advantage of early retirement and severance incentives.

(AP) -- University of Wyoming ...

ACT scores improving in state; average at 20

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The latest statewide student assessments show that Wyoming 11th graders improved in every subject tested earlier this year.
The composite ...

Wyoming digest

Mead: Coal port ruling disappoints
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Officials in Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to respond to last week's ruling by an Oregon ...

Teen driver killed Saturday in wreck on remote road

An 18-year-old from Sweet-water County died Saturday evening in a one-vehicle rollover east of Farson.
Wyatt Kalivas, 18, of Superior, had been driving a 2003 ...

Man charged with murder of infant son; in court Monday

Forensic pathologist James Wilkerson determined a skull fracture caused the baby's demise and said he favored "anger (impulse) homicide" as the manner of ...

Commission contests highlight local ballot

Primary election voters in Fremont Country were choosing nominees for three county commission seats Tuesday, along with some contested Wyoming House races and ...

County short $1.1 million on funds for 1 percent jobs

Fremont County has allocated $15.9 million for 1 percent fund projects since voters approved the specialty sales tax in 2012.
However, Treasurer Scott ...

Wyoming digest

High court to hear same-sex case
CHEYENNE(AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments next week on whether a Pinedale judge who has said ...

Marion (Hays) Trenary

Marion (Hays) Trenary died Friday afternoon, Aug. 5 2016, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings, Mont.
Viewing is 6-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at the Davis ...

Mary Ann (Behan) Allen

Mary Ann (Behan) Allen died Jan. 9, 2016, at the Collier Hospice in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
She was 72 years old.
She was the daughter of the late Robert ...

Randy Fancher

Randy Fancher, 62, of Kinnear, died Sunday, July 9, 2016, in Sheridan. A memorial service will be held at a later time.
Her was born Dec. 1, 1954 in Tuscola, ...

Reuben Daniel Jenkins

Wind River Indian Reservation native Reuben Daniel Jenkins Brown died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Hot Springs County Hospital in Thermopolis. He was 72.
Funeral ...

Concerned for those is harm's way due to fire, and proud of those working to douse it

Editor:
I have a friend who is running for Fremont County Commissioner who has shared with me that many of the residents of Fremont County do not feel that ...

Sometimes Olympics can rise above it all

Advertisers, media experts and audience targeting have taken much of the charm away from the Olympics, but at its heart the games remain the greatest athletic ...

 
 

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