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State board interviewing for education director post

Six finalists are being considered for the new position.

The Wyoming Board of Education will interview six finalists this weekend for the job of ...

Unhurt Riverton man involved in two-car fatal wreck Tuesday

A Riverton man was involved in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday in Natrona County that resulted in the death of an 83-year-old Casper woman.
The man, John D. ...

First-degree murder charged in death of man found March 10

Two American Indian men are in custody for alleged first-degree murder in connection with the death of Tad Paul Barnson, whose skeletal remains were found ...

Riverton contractor Steve Schroeder ripped out roof trusses from the 1960s Lincoln Elementary School addition in preparation for the demolition of the school ...

Raiders win one game in first five; home Friday

The Riverton Raiders open the home American Legion baseball season Friday night with Rock Springs in a doubleheader at Roy Peck Field.
The first pitch is ...

Rachelle Leseberg did it at Dubois -- and she's valedictorian, too

Rachelle Leseberg was a master at juggling her athletic career at Dubois High ...

UW hires new volleyball coach

University of Wyoming athletics director Tom Burman announced that Chad Callihan has been hired as the head coach of the women's volleyball program. Callihan ...

LVHS looking to fill v-ball, ski coach for next season

Lander Valley High School athletic director Barry Scott is searching for a new head volleyball coach and a Nordic ski coach.
Andee Meyer has stepped down ...

School board OKs new football coach

Riverton High School's new head football coach, Pat Patterson, was welcomed Tuesday during the Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees meeting ...

Sauger fisheries in state to benefit from new attention by Game and Fish Department

Population estimates in the Popo Agie River and Little Wind River have shown a dramatic decline in sauger numbers since 2002, and monitoring of Boysen ...

Spring jackpot at fairgrounds Friday

The event, including a youth fair and carnival, draws competitors from at least five other states.

The Spring Spectacular jackpot show, youth fair ...

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Births
HENDRICKSON
A son was born to Michelle L. and Jamesh Hendrickson, of Shoshoni, at 8:15 p.m. May 7, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ...

Stan Friday

Stan Friday died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital from injuries he sustained in a car accident. He was 52 years old.
There will be a rosary ...

Capt. Good retires after 27 years

David Good has worked with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office or nearly three decades.

After years of solving homicides, busting drug rings and ...

Mayor issues safety proclamation

The month of May has been proclaimed by Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness as the Building Safety Month and Safe Digging Month. The Building Safety Month proclamation ...

Fort Washakie High School graduates first class of seniors

Fremont County School District 21 celebrated a milestone May 18 when it graduated its first class of seniors.
"This is the first ever Fort Washakie High ...

Approval isn't the same as credibility

President Obama might be learning that lesson -- uncomfortably.

Message to the president: Resistance is futile.
There are plenty of juicy targets for ...

Petition on the repeal of 'Hill bill' was not easy to locate

Editor:
It was reported in the news that the deadline for signing the petition to get the bill that took away the State Superintendent of Public Instruction's ...

'Making the mail'

A new post office deadline puts us under the gun, but we are working on it

Many Ranger subscribers who receive the paper through the mail have ...

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G&F moves problem grizzly
CODY -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated an adult male grizzly bear from a ranch northwest of ...

 
 

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