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Memorial Day preparations

Steven Weaver and sons Jared and Adam (right) planted flags at the graves of veterans Saturday morning at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. They joined ...

Glen Douglas "Doug" Wilson

Longtime Fremont County resident Glen Douglas "Doug" Wilson died Friday, May 20, 2016, at Shepherd of the Valley Care Center in Casper. He was 84.
Per his ...

State planning new fishing regs; public comment due this Friday

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing several 2017 fishing regulation changes, including seining regulations, life baitfish dealing, and ...

Gerald Youtz

Gerald Youtz, a longtime resident of Riverton, died after a short battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home, ...

Primary ballot set; contests coming up for both commission and the Legislature

The Republican dominance of Fremont County's elected offices will face a test this year, as several Democrats threw their hats into the political ring as the ...

House and city council races shape up; one day left to file

Liz Cheney formally filed to run for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. Houses of Representatives Thursday, now bringing the total number of filed candidates up to 12, ...

With school funds slashed, districts ask legislators for answers

K-12 education spending in Wyoming has been trimmed by $36 million by the Wyoming Legislature this year, and Fremont County School districts will be touched ...

Riverton was held to only two hits in a 2-1 defeat in the second game of Saturday's double-header.

Following a 9-6 slugfest in which they were ...

Riverton's golfers stole the spotlight for Wolverine sports this past autumn.


It was an interesting fall for the Riverton Wolverines during the ...

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Corrections


The sub headline in Thursday's C-1 story "RHS boys third at 4-A West soccer" should have said Riverton ...

Helen Jean Capellen

Helen Jean Capellen of Riverton died Friday afternoon, May 20, 2016, at Wind River Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was 86.
Funeral services were at ...

Harvey Lee Charging

Harvey Lee Charging died Friday, May 20, 2016, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. He was 73.
All-night visitation begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, ...

Average health premium in state fell last year

Published reports speculating on rate increases did not take discounting factors into consideration.

A new report from the U.S. Department of Health ...

No. 74 in brown and gold: 'Ricks from Riverton'

My season with the Wyoming Cowboys (and learning about competition from a Cheney)

For years afterwards newly met Wyomingites would say, "Don Ricks? ...

Tuesday notes

Memorial Day
First, a note on our newspaper's holiday weekend schedule: The Ranger will publish as usual this weekend, meaning theSundayedition will ...

Wyoming digest

Woman killed in Yellowstone named
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The National Park Service has released the name of the Texas woman who died last ...

McGinity retires, makes way for new president Laurie Nichols at university

LARAMIE (AP) -- Laurie Nichols took the position of University of Wyoming president last week, allowing Dick McGinity to step back from his leadership position ...

Valdez now a finalist for Kentucky job

Central Wyoming College president Cris Valdez is one of three finalists for the top spot at Gateway Community and Technical College in Kentucky.
He will be ...

City to take over senior center bills

The city of Riverton and Riverton Senior Citizens Center came to an agreement on who would be responsible for the utilities of the city-owned building at 303 ...

Clifford not filing to keep slot on county commission

Fremont County Commissioner Andrea Clifford announced Monday that she will not file for election to retain her seat.
With three full days until Wyoming's ...

 
 

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