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Man missing for more than a week found OK, Montana

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has located 75-year-old Roger Pierce of rural Riverton after a search of more than a week.
"Mr. Pierce was located late ...

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Correction
Thursday's page-5 story "CWC, WPBS partner on history project" should have said WPBS hopes to use $110,000 from the state to produce five ...

Visitor finds Balloon Block, wins $500 and Saturday balloon

Randall Hatcher is glad he came from Vancouver, Wash., to visit his brother this week.
Hatcher found the Riverton Rendezvous Balloon Block Thursday afternoon, ...

Key Club earns Single Service Award

The Riverton High School Key Club received the Single Service Award, bronze level, at the Key Club International Convention from July 3-7 in Washington, ...

Pet Connection took in the 'smoky' animals

Lander Pet Connection was busy July 12 when a dozen animals from the Wind River Veterinary Clinic were housed after a fire July 11.
Pet Connection president ...

Community effort saves 12 pets in veterinary clinic fire

Authorities say the Lander facility sustained "pretty severe damage" to the roof and attic.

Six dogs and six cats were saved from a structure fire ...

Wyoming coal and gas both will have a big role in future

Editor:
My comment is on Gov. Mead's recent remarks in a Ranger story under the headline "Mead: Coal can't be ignored in Obama's energy planning."
I am sure ...

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For the 33rd summer, hot-air balloons grace the local skies

They say the first time two brothers named Montgolfier flew their hot-air balloon -- made ...

Festival of the Mountain Man, fireworks among festivities

The Wind River Heritage Center presents its second annual Festival of the Mountain Man from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Center museum, 1075 S. ...

'Major cuts' to Riverton school budget; salaries frozen

The Riverton school board held its annual budget and mill-levy hearings and proceeded to adopt a $36.3 million budget at its meeting Wednesday night in ...

Cloud seeding test coming to and end this year in Winds

Preparations are being made for a final winter of seeding clouds over the Wind River Mountains and other mountain ranges as part of the state's unique research ...

The district Little League tournament concludes Saturday afternoon.

Riverton cruised into the 11- and 12-year-old district baseball championship ...

Raiders wrapping up regular season with trio this weekend

The Riverton Raiders complete their American Legion baseball regular season with three games in two days.
The stretch started with the final conference game ...

Riverton and Lander meet Saturday for 9-10 district crown

Riverton and Lander will go toe-to-toe Saturday in the 9- and 10-year-old Little League district championship game in Riverton after picking up wins Thursday. ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the bottom photo in the "Fly guys" photo package should have said the middle man's name is Travis Myers.
In ...

Erixon named market CEO of hospitals

Lander Regional Hospital and Riverton Memorial Hospital have announced that Stephen M. Erixon will lead both hospitals on a permanent basis in a newly-created ...

City awards $1.3M bid for work at airport

The City of Riverton awarded a bid for roughly $1.3 million to Maxwell Asphalt of Salt Lake City for Riverton Regional Airport's taxiway "C" rehab and ...

Riverton dentist receives Fellowship Award

The Academy of General Dentistry has announced that Dr. Joshua Wagner of Riverton received the association's Fellowship Award during the AGD 2013 Annual ...

Mayor praises staff for WAM efforts

The four-day convention invited state elected officials for workshops and informational meetings.

Riverton city secretary Kristin Watson was praised ...

All-star soccer game is a good idea, and not unprecedented

Editor:
I was the Riverton High School boys soccer coach from 1986 to 1999, and I completely agree with Craig Blumenshine's comments that it would be a good ...

 
 

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