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In one of his first actions as president, Obama issued an executive order that called for the facility to be shuttered within a year -- but that still hasn't ...

Jackson bank robber convicted

CHEYENNE -- A federal jury took just over an hour Thursday to convict an Australian man who said he robbed a bank in Wyoming so he could give money to the ...

Boys play at 5 p.m. Friday - league title on the line

With renewed hope for a Class 4-A West conference championship at stake, the Riverton Wolverines will try to claw their way to the league title with their ...

Two state wrestling champions for Riverton at USA tournament

Two Riverton USA wrestlers won individual state titles at the Casper Events Center in the folkstyle and freestyle brackets.
Wesley Briggs took the top ...

Ten more teams in Riverton Little League this year

Mother Nature postponed the first pitch of the season Wednesday night in the Riverton Little League baseball when another spring snowstorm hit Fremont County. ...

Ashley 'Ash' Norse

Ashley "Ash" Norse, of Riverton, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 24 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday, ...

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Births
FRIDAY
A daughter was born to Elizabeth and Winslow Friday, of Ethete, at 5:46 p.m. April 7, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 9 ...

Ranger news making appearance on Riverton-based radio station

News from The Ranger now can be heard daily on a Riverton-based radio station as well.
FM station KTUG, which goes by the nickname 105.1 The Pulse, has ...

The store's director said most of the construction work will take place overnight.

Smith's Food and Drug store director James Kraft says customers ...

If higher tax on beer could ease public drunkenness, let's try it

Editor:
If they can jack up the tax on a pack or carton of cigarettes so that it costs something like 10 times more money to smoke a cigarette now than it did ...

Lives cut short remind us to love

I'd hoped to really tune in to spring in this column; to mention the flowering almond branch I brought inside to watch pink blossoms and shiny green leaves pop ...

News on the radio

Ranger stories now can be heard daily on KTUG radio as well

The Ranger makes a low-key entry into the world of radio newscasting with the debut of ...

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Sweetwater Co. searches for man
ROCK SPRINGS -- Sweetwater County's search and rescue team has joined the search for a fisherman from Jackson missing ...

Judge grants delay in trial of suspect in Jackson bank heist

A judge on Wednesday granted a one-day delay in the bank robbery trial of an Australian man who claims he gave much of the money to the homeless.
The delay ...

Storm leaves Wyoming, smacks neighbor states

DENVER -- People in parts of Colorado and Wyoming pulled puffy jackets, hats and umbrellas out of the closet again Wednesday for another round of wet spring ...

Toddler found wandering in roadway; mother cited for child endangerment

A 21-year-old Riverton mother was cited for child endangerment Wednesday after her 3-year-old daughter reportedly was found unattended in a roadway north of ...

Riverton High School's head football coach Jeremy McCormick has resigned under pressure according to officials at a press conference Wednesday evening.
"He ...

Arapahoe trailer home lost in fire

An Arapahoe trailer home was destroyed in a fire Wednesday after someone reportedly left a greasy pan on top of a hot stove.
Riverton fire administrator Jeff ...

Wind River Basin snowpack stands at 96 percent of normal

A water supply specialist said irrigators will have a better supply this year.

This week's snowstorm brought local snowpack within sight of average, ...

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Births
BROWN
A son was born to Colleen H. Brown, of Riverton, at 3:54 p.m. April 11, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 4 ...

 
 

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