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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 ...

Gard announces mayoral candidacy

He's the second candidate for the office.

Riverton city councilman Richard Gard announced his intention Wednesday to run for mayor.
Current Mayor ...

When you have a house on a hill, you can be asking for real trouble

Editor:
It has been interesting to read about the hill slide in Jackson that has evacuated the neighborhood and threatened business down below. Some house ...

Multiple charges against woman arrested Friday in drug, endangerment case

Tlana Jealous, 22, of Riverton, was arrested at about 2 p.m. Friday in the 600 block of West Main Street for possession of methamphetamine, use of ...

Abandoned, loyal little dog made heart-wrenching choice

Editor:
This is an open letter to whoever lost or, probably, dumped a little black-and-tan dog on Cooper Road.
This little dog showed up on Tuesday ...

Good day for HS rodeo kids in Newcastle

Fremont County cowgirls and cowboys had a productive high school rodeo last weekend in Newcastle, with many strong performances in the arena.
The event had ...

Foundation announces Chief Washakie award recipients

Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 16 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
They will be recognized at the American ...

County students receive scholarship

The Kaiser Foundation has awarded $3,000 scholarships to 15 graduating seniors from Wyoming high schools, including three students from Fremont County. ...

Man says 'not guilty' to kidnapping event on rez that ended in Riverton

A Riverton man has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and domestic violence charges in a case that raises jurisdictional issues.
The Fremont County Attorney's ...

IDEA director moving on

Christopherson has held the position for 10 years

Phil Christopherson is moving to Gillette after 10 years as executive director of IDEA Inc., ...

Think carefully before filling out military survey for young people

Editor:
To all parents with children between the ages of 16 and 24: My daughter recently received a survey addressed to her, along with $2 in the mail ...

Minimal damage in 'scary' lightning strike

A lightning strike April 26 may have been exciting for local residents, but the incident was relatively minor for the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department.
RVFD ...

A small-scale tornado swept through rural Fremont County on Tuesday afternoon, whipping up debris and dust over open country about 20 miles north of Riverton. ...

Unrestrained boy hurt in DUI car wreck

A 3-year-old Riverton boy suffered serious injuries Saturday in a one-vehicle traffic accident that reportedly involved an intoxicated driver.
Officials said ...

Rink think

Riverton has no public ice skating area outdoors, but volunteers and city rec leaders plan to change that

Decades ago in Riverton, many local ...

 
 

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