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Shyatt expects to be back on bench

LARAMIER00;-- Larry Shyatt said he had tears in his eyes. But they were tears of joy.
The University of Wyoming men's basketball coach wasn't on the bench ...

The Riverton Wolverines made their indoor track debut last Friday at the Gillette Invitational meet.
The Wolverines held their own against the other 4-A and ...

Libraries, museums weigh sharing internal work

Maintenance and tech support positions are under discussion.

Members of the county library and museums boards are discussing the possibility of ...

Council draws another letter of interest for vacancies

A fourth Riverton resident has submitted interest in serving on the Riverton City Council, which has two vacancies.
Waylon Oldman's residence on the 1300 ...

Charges dropped in meth case; lawyers fail to reach a deal

Attorneys' mistakes left few options for continuing to prosecute the case against a Riverton man arrested during a county-wide drug bust in May, a judge has ...

It's a great time to be a Broncos fan

Denver Broncos mania is back.
This is a great time to be a Denver Broncos fan.
Winning will do that.
Having Peyton Manning as the quarterback of your ...

Teens' large 'junk wood' bonfire causes concern

Firefighters extinguished a bonfire Tuesday evening that was causing some concern for residents north of Riverton.
A woman reported the blaze at about 9 p.m. ...

Newspaper awards

Work in The Ranger was judged Wyoming's best in several categories

The Ranger participated again this year in the Wyoming Press Association's annual ...

Yellowbear's religion case sent back to original judge

Andrew Yellowbear Jr. finally has won a court ruling.
A federal appeals court says a judge in Wyoming was wrong to dismiss the convicted child murderer's ...

First step in Syria talks: put an end to the atrocities

As international talks in search of a cease-fire and regime change in Syria get under way this week in Switzerland, there is a humanitarian disaster unfolding ...

Achievers

Lorimer honored for handcart work
Scott Lorimer of Riverton was honored in November for his work acquiring land and developing historic sites related to ...

Digest

Problem found with coal crusher
GILLETTE -- A Gillette-area coal mine had to temporarily stop work near one of its crushers because of a problem found ...

Lander student receives award to continue studies at UW

Nicola "Nico" Holt of Lander was awarded the first-ever Community College Transition Award from Wyoming's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive ...

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Corrections
In Thursdays Ranger, the page five story "Spring to bring two new cafes" should have said the contractor Apodaca and Sons Construction has ...

Kindness matters, both to the giver and the recipient

Editor:
I was touched by an unexpected act of kindness recently. I was in a store the previous week to get some little books to send to my twin ...

Poetic phrases filled a room Thursday at the Riverton Branch Library as writers from Fremont County participated in a night of readings.
The event was part ...

Counties might be reimbursed for lost funds

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming should pay county governments to keep them whole if Congress cuts a longstanding program that compensates them for lost tax revenue on ...

Students share their dreams on MLK Day

Arapahoe School fifth-grade students from the class of Tanis Young-Manning and Shiela Stark shared their own dreams Monday at the Fremont County School ...

Snowmobilers leading by example

A friend of mine from Seattle is coming to Wyoming soon --to go snowmobiling.
He's not what you would think of as a typical snow machine guy.
He's more yoga ...

A four-car accident took place Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of East Pershing Avenue and North Federal Boulevard in Riverton, resulting in the arrest ...

 
 

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