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Cedars Health opens in Riverton

Predictions of Riverton having fewer doctors to care for its residents have proved true recently as more physicians leave their positions at area clinics. ...

Nutrition program actions insensitive to community

Editor:
The Cent$ible Nutrition Program, under the auspices of the University of Wyoming, is undergoing turbulent times.
A petition is being circulated ...

Another rate hike won't fix postal problems

Federal regulators approved Tuesday a two-year temporary price increase for first-class stamps. The charge will go to 49 cents per stamp on Jan. 26 to help the ...

I blame the Christmas fudge

The New Year brings with it enthusiasm and ambition--and the two traits combine to make me scrub obscure nooks and crannies throughout the house. The final, ...

The news to come

Much of it will come out of nowhere

Here is the first edition of The Ranger of 2014. With it comes an obvious question, a fascinating question, a ...

Matsen's top-10 races pace Wolverine swimmers at two meets in Laramie pool

Six Riverton High School swimmers competed in a pair of meets over the holiday break in Laramie.
The Wolverines participated Friday, Dec. 27, at the Laramie ...

Man charged in attack on officers; shots were fired

The U.S. Attorney's office has charged a man with assault on a federal officer for punching and driving into a Wind River Police Department vehicle on Dec. 23. ...

After dealing with early season injuries, the Riverton High School Wolverines wrestling team is slated to be at full strength Thursday night in the home opener ...

Rita Grace (Taylor) Coggins

Rita Grace (Taylor) Coggins, formerly of Fremont County, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Casper. She was 84 years old.
A private service will be at a later ...

Richard Anthony Sutherland Jr.

Richard Anthony Sutherland Jr., of Dubois, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, ...

Beatrice W. Hinkle

Beatrice W. Hinkle, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Help For Health Hospice Home. She was 86 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ...

Energy issues, justice center, Drennen case among other big county stories in 2013

Other news fell short of the year's top 10 list in Fremont County as reported Tuesday but received votes from Ranger news staff members in the annual year-end ...

Stephen Woodrow Green

Stephen Woodrow Green, a 52-year resident Lander, died after a lengthy illness Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, surrounded by family at his home in Lander. He was 75 ...

Local residents in fatal wreck across county line

Three vehicles were involved in the crash that remains under investigation.

Two teens died Saturday west of Casper in a crash that involved several ...

State population growth outpaced national rate during 2013

Wyoming remains the least-populated state in the nation as 2014 arrives, but the state did grow faster than the national average last year.
The U.S. Census ...

Hill blasts lawmakers over hearing rules

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee plans a three-day hearing next week on Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill's administration of the state ...

Digest

Flu on the rise statewide
CHEYENNE -- Influenza is on the rise across Wyoming, with 460 cases reported so far this season, state officials and clinicians ...

Moeniqa Produit

Moeniqa Produit, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 18 years old.
A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Blue Sky ...

State on alert as pot goes on sale nearby

LARAMIE -- Wyoming law officers expect an increase in marijuana arrests now that recreational use of the drug is legal in neighboring Colorado.
Shops opened ...

Fremont County Year in Review

January

2 -- Central Wyoming College experienced a decrease in students since reporting record-high enrollment for the 2010-11 school year.
The record head ...

 
 

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