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Robert "Bob" W. Kimball

Robert "Bob" W. Kimball of Riverton died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at his home in Riverton after a lengthy illness. He was 63.
A memorial service will be at 10 ...

Health center hires midwife to provide local delivery care

Tara Blumenshine offers a variety of professional medical services to the community with a primary focus on women's health.

Certified nurse midwife ...

Texas crash not indicative of the way local rally is conducted

Editor:
I was shocked to see the news about the balloon crash in Texas that killed 16 people. It has been reported since that the pilot had some previous ...

Screwing up my first arrest

As a young seasonal ranger, it was an OK thing to do

As a first year seasonal employee in Grand Teton National Park, I should have spent that summer ...

Celebrating the Barrio

Neighbors remember improvement project on 30-year anniversary

On July 17, 1986, the last mix of concrete was poured onto the street in the South ...

Wyoming digest


Laramie County Sheriff's Department discovers homicide/suicide scene
CHEYENNE (TNS) - Laramie County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to the ...

Woman injured after deer hops on motorcycle

A 76-year-old Lander woman was injured after a deer reportedly hitched a ride on her motorcycle Saturday evening.
The incident took place at about 8:40 p.m. ...

Local outfitter running for HD34

Shoshoni outfitter and grain elevator manager Taylor Engum is running as a Republican for House District 34.
Only one other candidate, Tim Salazar, R-Dubois, ...

Police said Alma Addison, 28, was the passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on suspicion that the driver was intoxicated.

An Arapahoe woman ...

Thomas: County needs to provide more with less

Fremont County Commission candidate Clarence Thomas is an American Indian and a Republican.
He knows that combination is a surprise to some in Fremont County, ...

Wyoming Democrats start caucus for progressive wing

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Wyoming Democratic Party leaders say they're creating a new caucus within the party to increase participation in the party and be more ...

Tuesday notes

Candidates in print
Get ready for a lot of candidate interviews in The Ranger over the coming week. We've published a considerable number of them ...

Food bank out of food

Fewer funds and more demand have left the charity in short supply, and its directors have needed to go door-to-door.
to ask for help.

The Riverton ...

Lilly Wright, 15, has been raising goats all her life. She participated the pee wee goat show with a pygmy goat named Gracie when she was 1 year old. This ...

Malek takes another crack at commission seat; cites county knowledge

Joe Malek, who lives near Ray Lake off of Highway 287, is hoping to replace Fremont County Commissioner Andi Clifford next year to represent District 1.
It's ...

BIA set to take over programs; tribes still split

Federal control could come in October
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told the Shoshone Business Council to prepare for the federal government to take ...

Wyoming digest


Progress seen in lake trout battle
CODY (AP) -- Wildlife managers are making headway with their programs to reduce the number of voracious lake trout ...

Missing teen located in Teton Park; had changed appearance

MOOSE (AP) -- Searchers located an Ohio teen who went missing in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday and tracked her down after she fled when authorities ...

Troy Hissam

Troy Hissam died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas. He was 49 years old.
A celebration of the ...

Rig count up one in U.S.; Wyoming stays the same

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 464.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

 
 

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