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Births
MARTIN
A daughter was born to Vicki Martin of Riverton and Mark Martin of Riverton at 10:33 a.m. June 29 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Alternative school move gets support from District 25

Despite low attendance at a recent public meeting on the future of Riverton's alternative school, commitment to the project remains strong from district ...

Amber Alert for Montana infant canceled

BILLINGS, Mont. -- An Amber Alert issued for a Montana infant that authorities believe was abducted by her non-custodial mother was canceled after the infant ...

State gay marriage case in court

CASPER -- The legal battle to allow same-sex couples to wed moves to a federal court in Wyoming, one of the dwindling number of states still fighting to keep ...

Griz deaths inevitable during elk season, say managers

JACKSON -- Federal wildlife managers expect six more grizzly bears will be killed during the next nine years as an unintended consequence of elk hunting in ...

Amber Alert applies in Wyoming

This story has been updated. ...

Train thief detained on federal charge

GILLETTE -- A Wyoming man remains detained on federal charges that he took locomotives from a coal mine where he worked and intentionally crashed into another ...

Lottery sales meeting expectations

The first-ever winner in the new lottery was from a ticket sold in Riverton.

Seven weeks after joining the nationwide lottery frenzy, the Wyoming ...

Community members gathered Tuesday to recognize a student-built duplex as the first LEED Silver-Certified building in Wyoming and in Riverton.
U.S. Sen. Mike ...

Riverton ambulance times quickest in county overall

So far in 2014, on average it took Riverton ambulances 3 minutes and 49 seconds to get en route after a page and 9:47 to drive to a patient, or 13:36 ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Alley dumpster service ending in residential Riverton by next month" should have said the city ...

The Cubano could be described as a golden, crispy sub without the lettuce, tomato or other trimmings.

A Cuban sandwich is the stuff of which food ...

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Man killed by train in Gillette
GILLETTE -- Authorities are investigating after a 22-year-old man apparently was hit and killed by a train in ...

More heroin in state now compared to recent years

CASPER -- Heroin use is spreading in Wyoming, following the national trend in which people addicted to prescription painkillers increasingly are turning to the ...

Jewell says sage grouse problems are not unsolvable

The challenges in keeping sage grouse off the endangered species list are complex but not unsolvable, the secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior ...

Judge ponders plea deal for past police officer

The man's ex-wife accuses him of striking her with his vehicle after an altercation in June.

A former Riverton police officer pleaded guilty and no ...

Grizzly killing examined; initial finding is self-defense by hunting party

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the recent death of a grizzly bear above Dubois, one of several bear-related incidents in Fremont County ...

Central Wyoming College's theater department presents George Orwell's "1984" in its first major production of the year.
After a review performance Wednesday, ...

IDEA Inc. gets grant approval to buy land next to Honor Farm

Riverton's economic development arm IDEA Inc. has learned that the $1.4 million Business Ready Community grant requested through the Wyoming Business Council ...

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Deaths
CACHELIN
Pauline B. Cachelin, 61, of Lander, died Saturday, Oct. 11. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Chapel of ...

 
 

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