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Parking shuttle bus might be a good idea for big Lander parade

Editor:
I was in Lander with my family for the Fourth of July parade and some other events. I have a suggestion.
Something I have seen at other smaller ...

High marks initially for Alpha Natural's plan to get coal mines out of bankruptcy

The global coal giant owns the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, two of the biggest mines in the United ...

Mainstream meets extreme, providing aproper day of entertainment

Baseball and skateboarding both trace their ancient origins to the 40s.
About a century apart.
America's national pastime was first played in organized ...

Tracy Coleman of Laramie sent a huge bubble billowing to Jiolys Mejorado of Riverton, 4, Saturday during Rendezvous in the Park at Riverton City ...

Park hires Chinese-speaking rangers

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has hired three Mandarin-speaking park rangers to help with communication amid a growing number of ...

Monte Reichenberg, left, pastor at the Presbyterian church in Moorcroft, led the chuckwagon activities at the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton during the ...

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Corrections

- In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "GOP House candidate forum Friday" should have said the forum will ...

Virgil Ward

A graveside memorial service for former Riverton resident Virgil Ward Hurley is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the Riverview Cemetery in Worland, with ...

Two fires near Dubois contained

Two small fires that sprung up over the past few days in the forest near Dubois have been contained.
Both blazes were located in the southern half of the ...

Roses, pills and planning


This year, they all are parts of a summer's day


Looking about this mid-summer morning, I see both good and not-so-good.
On the plus side, my ...

Rendezvous

Riverton's 36th such celebration comes during a fun, busy time of year locally

It will never be mistaken for New Orleans at Mardi Gras time, but ...

Consider college president's comfort with region in hiring

Editor:
The president and the vice president of Central Wyoming College are leaving at the same time, right on top of making huge budget and personnel ...

Man shot by marshals had guns in car

DOUGLAS (AP) -- Converse County authorities say investigators found two handguns in the vehicle of a man shot and killed by deputy U.S. marshals last week in ...

State lost nearly 9,000 jobs in 12 months

A new state labels it "the steepest drop ever in Wyoming's history."

Wyoming lost about 8,700 jobs from the first quarter of 2015 to the first ...

Wyoming digest

WyoLotto makes second payment
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery has turned over its second payment this year to the state.
The lottery transferred ...

Bomb scare reveals device made of fireworks; no detonation, no injuries

A package found at the site looked like it was made using fireworks.

No one was injured during a bomb scare Thursday morning at the 789 Smokeshop ...

It's rendezvous season again in Riverton.
That means the entire month is filled with ways to celebrate the city, including games, gatherings, the Friday ...

Grant would fix Rails to Trails

A newly formed local group, the Riverton Pathways Volunteers, is applying for a grant from the Wyoming Department of Transportation to help pay for ...

No Zika mosquitoes in Fremont County

They couldn't live here, says Weed and Pest



The species of mosquito that carries the Zika virus does not live in Wyoming.
Even if an Aedes ...

At hearing, Bebout, Miller favor finding new site for penitentiary

A Wyoming legislative task force which includes two Riverton lawmakers is recommending that Gov. Matt Mead approve spending $3.5 million for emergency ...

 
 

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