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Tryston Truempler of the Cubs in the minor division of Riverton Little League smacked the baseball Thursday in the first game of the season at Ron Saban ...

'42' is a great movie both for sports and for history

The movie "42" captured my heart in more ways than one on Thursday night.
After trying to get my wife to attend the sports movie with me for almost two ...

Rustler cowboys, cowgirls in chase for CNFR

The pressure is on for Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Blaine Mathews to deliver Friday through Sunday at the University of Wyoming rodeo in Laramie. ...

McCormick 'treated fairly'

The departing RHS football coach wished the best to the Wolverines after guiding the team to an 18-27 record, a 1-4 playoff record, and the 2012 Class 3-A ...

First Assembly of God hosting regular Friends Nights

Riverton's First Assembly of God hosted its second Friends Night youth outreach event in March at the church, 701 E. Adams Ave.
Organizers said more than 70 ...

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Births
GIESMANN
A son was born to Rachel and Bryce Giesmann, of Lander, at 10:09 a.m. April 12, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

Arnold E. Stowe

Arnold E. Stowe, a longtime Lander resident, died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Westward Heights Care Center after a lengthy illness. He was 91 years ...

Hunter Big Medicine

Hunter Big Medicine died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at Blue Sky Hall with ...

Lander student wins honorable mention in duck stamp program

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the winners of the 2013 Wyoming Junior Duck Stamp Program. More than 540 entries were received.
The ...

Three county seniors receive Kaiser Foundation scholarships

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

Fremont Co. students win big at Wyoming State Science Fair

Students from Fremont County came home with multiple awards from the 2013 Wyoming State Science Fair, which was in March at the University of ...

'Penny Power' signs are nice, but they shouldn't be paid for with 1 percent

Editor:
I read the article on "Penny Power" in the Ranger's April 19 edition. The article does not state how those signs were to be paid for.
Mr. Lehto, if ...

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Missing boater's body recovered
MANILA, Utah -- Authorities have recovered the body of a missing Wyoming fisherman whose empty boat was found partially ...

Riverton Regional Airport will see increased activity this summer beginning May 16 as it participates in the Wyoming Department of Transportation Aeronautics ...

Angered by gun-control bills in Colorado, gun equipment maker moving to Laramie

A company that makes gun sights and other firearms accessories says it's pulling its core operations from Colorado following recent gun control measures there ...

This isn't 'Hoosiers'

District 25 must ask and answer why the high school football crisis got as far as it did

Wednesday brought a conclusion to an uncomfortable situation ...

Feds demand state give back $200K paid by Forest Service

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service is in the business of preventing fires, not starting them.
Yet the agency set off alarms in Wyoming and state capitols ...

'I wish I could change it,' says Riverton man who shot neighbor

Dustin Dean Nickelson will never forget the evening of Sept. 13, 2012.
"I am sorry for shooting Lucas; at the time I never knew who he was," Nickelson said. ...

Man will not press charges after finding missing items

Officials said a man chose not to press charges Wednesday against a subject who took some items from his vehicle in Riverton.
Law enforcement responded at ...

The shovels and wheelbarrows were out early Saturday as families, organizations and school clubs got together to renovate Shoshoni's Travis Park playground. ...

 
 

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