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R.M. "Jack" Siler

Former Lander resident R.M. "Jack" Siler of Sheridan died at his residence on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, after a short illness. He was 89 years old.
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Shirley Mae Marsh

Shirley Mae Marsh, 87, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at her home in Lander.
Visitation was Jan. 19 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in ...

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Corrections

Yesterday's front page story "Biggest weekend of winter carnival coming up now" should have said the ...

Science fair judges needed Feb. 1-3 for event at CWC

The West Central Regional Science Fair is Feb. 1-3 at Central Wyoming College in the McFarland Health and Science Center.
Director Suki Smaglik is seeking ...

Volunteers sought Saturday for Christmas tree project

The trees will be collected through Friday and placed on the ice at Ocean Lake on Saturday to enhance fish habitat.

The Fremont County Solid Waste ...

Jacob D. Grindle, 18, of Riverton, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp Dec. 11 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif.
He ...

TheCard Crafting group at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center usescissors and glue to turnused cardsinto new ones. At $1 each the cardsserve as ...

Volunteers of America kicks off support effort for families of veterans with Feb. 4 event

Volunteers of America celebrates the opening of its new offices and kicking off its statewide Supportive Services for Veteran Families program at noon ...

City approves committee list for council membership

The Riverton City Council has approved the recommendations of Mayor Lars Baker for the 16 local committees in which the city participates. Changes to the list ...

Quoted in the news

The story could have been totally different, and we are all very thankful it turned out the way it did.
-- Boysen State Park statement, after a vehicle broke ...

Newspaper awards

Our newspapers took 21 this year

Late January brings the results of the annual Wyoming Press Association awards contest, and The Ranger and its ...

Another candidate joins field to replace Lummis

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Buford man has announced his bid for Wyoming's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
25-year-old John Meena filed paperwork with ...

Heavily used rest area on I-80 closed abruptly when custodian quits job

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A popular rest area on Interstate 80 will be closed for an unknown period of time because the contractor in charge of keeping the facility ...

Legal battle over airplane focuses state debate over asset forfeiture

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The single-engine Cessna aroused suspicion at the Yellowstone Regional Airport in Cody even before it landed.
The pilot didn't radio the ...

Wyoming digest

UW to hire new provost
LARAMIE (AP) -- With the top spot at the University of Wyoming filled by incoming University President Laurie Nichols, ...

Trial date set for suspect in post office break-in, theft

A trial date has been set for the Arapahoe man charged with a felony for burglarizing the Riverton post office in December.
Allen Joseph Whiteplume Jr., 30, ...

Two dogs put down after man attacked; 40 stitches required

q Both dogs were unvaccinated pit bull terriers.

Two unvaccinated dogs were euthanized Friday morning after biting a 30-year-old Riverton man in the face ...

The Riverton Fire Department responded to a fire call at the corner of Valley Circle and East Sunset Drive on Friday. A city employee driving a waste disposal ...

Job Corps about halfway to full enrollment; many students are local

Members of the Wind River Job Corps community relations council were pleased to hear that many students currently enrolled at the Riverton facility hail from ...

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Births

OSBACK
A son was born to Jolene Osback of Riverton and Travis Osback of Riverton at 1:05 a.m. Dec. 18, ...

 
 

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