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JACKSON -- The man believed to have ignited the Horsethief Canyon wildfire has received a bill from the U.S. Forest Service for some of the cost of putting it ...

Meal delivery plans in place

Preparations are being finalized for Thursday's Thanksgiving meal deliveries by the Riverton High School Key Club.
Hundreds of meals will be prepared in ...

Thanksgiving offerings seen countywide

Hundreds of elders in Ethete and Arapahoe received tasty meals this Thanksgiving from a group of committed women on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The ...

BOCHES anticipates cash shortfall; added tax levy by school districts could help

Central Wyoming College's Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services is having trouble finding funding for future dual enrollment courses in Fremont ...

County sets plans on six new projects to get 1 percent tax funding

Design work for all seven projects is estimated to cost $2.1 million, and county funds will provide the entirety of construction costs.

Fremont ...

Pokes go cold late in Ohio State setback

Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team was within one point ...

'Towel time' was fun time on the swim bus

Readers know that each week I sign off this column with, "Go Big Red".
And then I chuckle. Out loud.
While I hope that "Go Big Red" encourages our Riverton ...

Late rally for CWC women rings 68-66 win in Montana

Big-time shots in the final two minutes were delivered by the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team Friday afternoon in a 68-66 victory over ...

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Deaths
ARMAJO
Franklin J. Armajo, 71, of Arapahoe, died Sunday, Nov. 24, at his home. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Great Plains ...

Program offering break to caregivers

Wyoming Senior Citizens Inc., through its National Family Caregiver Support Program, hopes to give more caregivers in Riverton a chance to rest.
The federal ...

Pentagon boasts clean audits, but system of accountability is suspect

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon's central payroll and accounting office, which pays out tens of billions of dollars a year to U.S. service members and defense ...

Enact laws to protect the right to different ideas, opinions

Editor:
In recent observation, I have noticed that the general public does not fully understand what the word "normal" means.
Normal and/or normality in ...

Tuesday notes

Newspaper holiday
It's Thanksgiving week, which brings up a bit of newspaper scheduling information. The Ranger will not publish Thursday in observance ...

Digest

Mead calls for fewer rules
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead says several Wyoming agencies have reduced their standing rules this year as part of a push to ...

JACKSON -- Grand Teton National Park officials are working on a plan that could result in removing mountain goats from the park in northwest Wyoming.
National ...

Gillette mayor leaving office

GILLETTE -- Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy has resigned to pursue a business opportunity with his son. The city council will name a successor next month.
Murphy ...

Surge in hepatitis C cases in Park County worries officials

POWELL -- Health officials are investigating an increase in reported cases of the liver disease hepatitis C among young people in Park County, with evidence ...

Key Club set to deliver hot Thanksgiving meals Thursday

The Riverton High School Key Club again plans to deliver warm meals this Thanksgiving to anyone wanting to enjoy a ready-to-eat turkey dinner.
"Everyone ...

A consulting firm will conduct field work and sampling during the first week of December at the city-owned vacant lot at 420 E. Main St. in downtown Riverton, ...

Armed robbery at Maverik; suspect fled the scene

Police officials were building information Tuesday about an armed robbery that took place just after midnight at the Maverik Country Store on West Main Street ...

 
 

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