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Coroner confirms name of man found dead in Lander

Officials are waiting on autopsy results to determine the cause of death for man found dead April 11 in a home in Lander.
Officers from the Lander Police ...

Daphene Minter

Daphene Minter passed peacefully on a lovely spring day, April 19, 2017, in Lander. She was 82 years old.
She was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Amherst, Texas, to ...

Wyoming Indian's top-class runner will compete for the Pronghorns on a full scholarship.

Wyoming Indian's phenomenal distance runner, Charlene ...

Riverton's girls played hard on a stormy day against visiting Star Valley.

On a blustery, chilly spring afternoon when players donned bobble caps ...

Department of Education seeks input on reservation

By Alejandra Silva
Staff Writer

The Wyoming Department of Education has scheduled several "listening sessions" on the Wind River Indian Reservation as ...

Man killed in rollover wreck Friday evening

A 29-year-old Riverton man was killed in a car crash Friday on Highway 26, about eight miles west of Riverton.
Matthew Morin was the driver and sole occupant ...

Second Ranger treasure hunt Easter egg found Tuesday along Eight Mile Road

The clue published in Tuesday's Ranger led Denise Poggis to the location of one of the two Ranger Easter eggs. Poggis located the egg around 4 p.m. ...

Council vacancy declared; candidates invited to submit letters of interest to mayor

A vacancy officially was declared Tuesday for the Ward 2 Riverton City Council seat that belonged to Lee Martinez until his death April 7.
The council ...

Storm douses county; record-breaking wet continues

Fremont County has been setting weather records all week, and forecasters predict there are more to come.
"It's not over," National Weather Service ...

Big Red's track squad got the better of the competition at the Riverton Twilight meet.

In near perfect conditions the Riverton boys and girls won ...

Chester "Guy" Murphy

Chester "Guy" Murphy of Riverton died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at his home. He was 65 years old.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April ...

'Couldn't disagree more' with contentions in recent letter about cutting school sports

Editor:
I'd like to respond to the recent letter to the editor written in regard to cut backs at Fremont School District 25.
I'll start by saying I haven't ...

Forever smudged

Neil Gorsuch is well-qualified for the Supreme Court, but how he got there will be his burden

The Supreme Court is back at full strength again. Neil ...

Wyoming digest

Woman stole $48K from man with dementia
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming woman has acknowledged stealing more than $48,000 from an 89-year-old man with ...

Yellowstone report cites improper actions to women

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal investigators said Wednesday they have found credible evidence that male supervisors and staff in the maintenance division at ...

CWC board reworks 'ends' with new objectives

Beginning this month, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is operating under an updated set of goals.
The trustees revised their board ends this ...

Traffic, waste top concerns for city in eclipse prep

A sudden increase in traffic and waste top Riverton public works director Kyle Butterfield's list of concerns as the city prepares for an influx of visitors in ...

Chamber notes thousands of info requests so far this year

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce has responded to about 3,800 requests for information about the Rendezvous city through March of this year.
Chamber executive ...

County stakes claim again this year to being tops in state hoops

University Prep won the first state high school basketball tournament nearly a century ago in 1918, with the Buckaroos capturing the all-class crown. From 1918 ...

Firefighter numbers dwindling at Fort Washakie department

Editor:
A community served by a volunteer fire department determines the level of fire protection through its support of the department and its members. ...

 
 

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