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Ready to coach again in RJFL

Another season of the Riverton Junior Football League is just around the corner and I can't wait to be a part of the action.
RJFL co-presidents Brett and ...

Arne Duncan played college basketball at Harvard and had a four-year pro career in Australia.

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan worked ...

New United Methodist Church pastor settling in

The new pastor for the United Methodist Church in Riverton is still unpacking his belongings as he and his wife settle into their new home and jobs.
Mark ...

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Births
BALDERSTON
A daughter was born to KaeLani Story and Travis Balderston, of Lander, at 12:08 pm. July 19, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

Achievers

Garden Club hosts convention
The Riverton Garden Club hosted the Wyoming Federation of Garden Clubs annual state convention June 14-16. WFGC awarded ...

Nantt, Olson to wed Aug. 10

Ray and Lauri Nantt, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Brandice Nantt to Jesse Olson of Riverton.
The future bride is a ...

Atlantic City fest to feature local authors

Local authors will be featured at the first-ever Atlantic City Book Fest from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Miner's Delight Inn Bed & Breakfast.
The writers ...

Privacy in the age of terrorism is complicated

Incredibly, Edward Snowden has found freedom from persecution in Russia, of all places. That puts him out of the reach of U.S. prosecutors for at least a year, ...

A very personal thing

'American Dream' has different meanings

"Most (people) see the American Dream slipping away," reads the headline of a recent news article.
But don't ...

Digest

Man charged in construction death
GILLETTE -- A South Dakota man faces a felony charge of aggravated vehicular homicide after authorities say he ran ...

Somewhere out there

The perpetrators of two felony firearms offenses last month are still at large

In late July, when an armed man, or men, barged into a residence in ...

Angela (Bang) Zurn

Angela (Bang) Zurn died unexpectedly Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 34 years old.
Her memorial service was at 4 p.m. ...

Marcella Mary Frances Hoffart

Marcella Mary Frances Hoffart, of Hartington, Neb., the mother of Riverton resident Ruth Kusel, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in ...

With a broad view of the Riverton Valley in the background, ceremonial shovels dug into the dirt Friday morning at the site of what will be the Wind River Job ...

Judge: Youngest defendant in double homicide fit to stand trial

Proceedings against the last defendant in the 2011 Hudson homicides will continue after a judge ruled Wednesday that the defendant is competent to stand trial. ...

Transition to Common Core standards cited in PAWS score decrease

Wyoming students posted lower scores on statewide standardized tests this year as compared to 2012.
Scores are down for every grade and subject compared to ...

U.S. Forest Service officials thanked local residents for practicing fire safety so far this summer.
"People have been doing a great job," Forest Service fire ...

Eaton's case demonstrates why death penalty should be abolished

Editor:
Recent headlines in The Ranger offer yet another update in the now decade-long saga of appeals for Wyoming's only death row inmate, Dale Eaton. There ...

County OKs funds for reconstruction of Green Mountain recreation facilities

Funds are in place to redevelop the Green Mountain recreation area after county commissioners approved a $250,000 line of credit for the project on Tuesday. ...

Custom Events of Salt Lake City provided inflatable amusements, including the King Kong slide during the Wind River Hotel and Casino's sixth annual youth ...

 
 

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