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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 ...

One person was injured Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident involving a Harley-Davidson three-wheeler and a Ford sedan. The collision took place just after 5:30 ...

Volleyball practice opens for CWC Rustlers

Jess (Foy) Kohler, Samantha Unruh, Marissa Cutts and Asya Oguz will be asked to carry the leadership roles for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers as the new ...

Veteran Central Wyoming College Rustler volleyball coach Tiffany Stauffenberg welcomed 11 new student-athletes to fall camp Monday at Rustler Gym.
The ...

PAWS test shows drop in reading, math scores

Wyoming students scored lower on statewide assessments this year.
The state Education Department report that the 2013 PAWS proficiency rates declined across ...

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Births
BEEBE
A son was born to Brooke Beebe, of Riverton, at 7:15 p.m. July 11, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. ...

New owner plans to sell Vietnamese coffee in Buford

BUFORD -- The tiny Wyoming town of Buford will be taking on a Vietnamese flavor.
Pham Dinh Nguyen bought the unincorporated area 30 miles west of Cheyenne last ...

'Volunteer' EMTs gave great service to Fremont County, and rural areas are worse without

Editor:
As a former "volunteer" intermediate EMT for 11 years in the Kinnear/Pavillion area, I take great offense to the letter written by Brian Spears on ...

West Nile is back

Don't raise your or your family's risk this summer by ignoring the danger

There is a mosquito out there with your name on it.
That is the only safe ...

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Sweetwater passes wind farm regs
GREEN RIVER -- The Sweetwater County Commission has approved stronger regulations for wind farm development in the ...

Hill challenges probe fairness

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A special House committee is seeking $110,000 to conduct its investigation into state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the ...

Wyoming's largest wildfire has grown to more than 24 square miles.
The Hardluck Fire has been burning in the Shoshone National Forest since July 17 when it ...

 
 

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