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Problem with students is general 'disregard for respect, discipline'

Editor:
Two stories on the front page of the Aug. 14 Rangers caught my eye: "Slide in Riverton PAWS scores reflects statewide trend; causes under study," and ...

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Soon enough, Internet crimes will be less amusing and more troubling

We quote from The Associated Press:
"A judge has set an Oct. 9 trial date for a ...

No bids for federal coal tract a first

CHEYENNE --For the first time, nobody has bid on a federal coal tract offered for sale in Wyoming after the company that initially sought to mine the location ...

Digest

National team taking over fires
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK --A national team is taking over management of the five fires burning in Yellowstone National ...

The blaze is among 50 major uncontained wildfires burning throughout the West.

FRESNO, Calif. --A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park --one of 50 ...

Deputies continue to investigate shooting

The early morning death of a 36-year-old Riverton man at the Cozy Mobile Home Park may have been due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said ...

Fire damages inside of Dubois eatery

No one was injured in the blaze, but the building's interior log walls were charred.

An accidental fire Tuesday evening left Mom's Breakfast House in ...

Hunters, trappers and outdoor enthusiasts have a unique opportunity to gather Friday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton for the Wyoming State ...

Bennett says his office uses plea deals fairly

Despite recent criticism, Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney Michael Bennett thinks his administration uses plea agreements fairly.
"I think (plea ...

Local public school administrators analyze a lot of data each year from tests like the annual Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.
Joanne Flanagan, ...

Charles R. "Chappy" Heider

Charles R. "Chappy" Heider died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 99 years old.
Per the request of the family, ...

The periodic arrival of smoke from the Hardluck Fire has turned Riverton-area skies orange and changed the appearance of the sun as well. This scene greeted ...

Practice opens for RHS volleyball; McNamee in sixth season as coach

Riverton High School volleyball players hope the optimism of a new season will trump the bitter memories of last year's Class 4-A West regional tournament ...

Wolverine golfers confident heading into 2013 season

The Riverton High School Wolverines climbed all the way into the third spot last year at the Class 4-A state golf tournament.
Now, the Wolverines are looking ...

Crew in B-1 bomber crash identified; all ejected plane

ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. -- The Air Force has released the names of the four South Dakota crew members who safely ejected from a B-1B bomber that crashed ...

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Deaths
PARRILL
Bruce A. Parrill, 73, formerly of Lander, died Monday, Aug. 12, at his home in Laramie. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

County man sentenced for wedding night beating

CASPER -- A 37-year-old Wyoming man is headed back to prison for beating his new wife hours after their wedding.
U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ...

Working cow horse contest Saturday

The Cowboy State Stock Horse Association will have the final two shows of its summer series this weekend at the Pavillion outdoor arena. The shows begin at 9 ...

Man faces third sexual assault charge

The Lander man who already faced two first-degree sexual assault charges now faces a third. Lander Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt bound over the new ...

Man's life was worth more than a four-month sentence

Editor:
On July 28, 2011, our brother, nephew and grandson, Alvin Lee Talks Different, was hit by a man in a truck and was killed. He lay just outside of ...

 
 

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