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Does the county think we voters are made of money?

Editor:
I say "hell no" to raises for county workers.
We just had rate and fee hikes, and gas has gone up, and we voters have been denied wages that could ...

A family bowling center in Riverton would be successful

Editor:
We are recent arrivals to the community and look forward to some good fishing in the "golden years." I enjoy reading the local paper (much better than ...

Jones, Medow named to lists at Chadron State College

Chadron State College students Tess Jones and Rachael Medow, both of Riverton, have been recognized for their academic achievements.
Jones earned a spot on ...

Six former Saltwater Classic golf champions have bolstered the field for the 40th annual tournament Saturday through Monday at the Riverton Country Club.
The ...

Two Riverton golfers have never missed a Saltwater Classic in city

Riverton golfers Al Ward and Mel Fausset are preparing this week to play in their 40th straight Saltwater Classic at the Riverton Country Club.
Club pro ...

Dog's story touching, but people need help as well

Editor:
I have read the letters to the editor about the abandoned dog on Cooper Road and all the concern that came pouring out of everyone for it. But all I ...

Suspended sentence, probation for driver in store mugging

A judge said he was giving the defendant in a November mugging another chance when he sentenced her Tuesday in Lander District Court.
The defendant, Teisha ...

Hospitals changing names to SageWest Health Care

Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ...

Foreign kids had another great year in Riverton

Editor:
l would like to publicly thank Riverton High School, the community, and especially our volunteer host families for welcoming foreign exchange students ...

Update at 1:30 p.m.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has apprehended the at-large suspect in a robbery Sunday evening.
According to a press release from ...

After refereeing more than 2,000 football and basketball games, and with even more on next year's schedule, Riverton's Pat Harris will join Roosevelt "Rosie" ...

Compassionate family picked up homeless dog on Cooper Road

Editor:
This letter is to salute the family who picked up the homeless dog on Cooper Road. In a world that can be quite cold and heartless to our four-footed ...

Why didn't writer help the abandoned dog on roadside?

Editor:
I have a question for Ms. Rood who witnessed a supposed abandoned dog starving on the side of the road.
Why didn't you just feed the dog? Or take ...

Forum describes way for tribes, city to resolve boundary dispute

Michigan residents visited Central Wyoming College on Tuesday to discuss a 2005 boundary dispute in the city of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., that began after a lawsuit ...

Wind River alumnus graduates college with high honors

Wind River High School graduate Marshall "Colton" Blankenship graduated May 1 from the University of Regia in Latvia.
Blankenship received his Bachelor of ...

Montana firm obtains county hospice facilities

Montana-based Frontier Home Health and Hospice has acquired seven home health and hospice agencies in Wyoming from Amedisys, Inc.
Frontier currently serves ...

Taco vendor brings an 'LA experience'

It took about three years for a young couple to start their own business in Fremont County, but persistence finally paid off.
Martin Gonzalez and Yufna ...

Columnist shared the fun essence of traveling

Editor:
l loved Chris Peck's column on his travels in the April 18 Ranger. First, I had to look up the lyrics to "Marrakesh Express" by Crosby, Stills, Nash ...

Stolen car in Riverton leads to Tuesday pursuit in Lander

Officers from throughout the county were involved in an incident involving a stolen vehicle at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The call was initiated in Riverton ...

Help was available from many sources for abandoned dog

Editor:
To Linda Rood, your letter in Sunday's paper about the abandoned little dog was absolutely heartbreaking. But what saddened and angered me even more ...

 
 

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