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Recalling 2011 tragedy, surveillance cameras now adorn all school buses

Over the last two weeks, contractors have installed 62 video cameras on the ...

Ten quilts sewn by Central Wyoming College staff, students and faculty are on display in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
In February, CWC employees ...

The way it was: Democrats -- 1968

Of the five Democrats nominated for the Wyoming Legislature from Fremont County in 1968, not one was elected in November -- but there were other elections to ...

Tribal names bigger election presence than previous years

Thanks to Fremont County, American Indians are a bigger presence in the 2014 general election than ever before.
The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone ...

The Mega Monster Truck Tour will invade Riverton on Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"We are very excited to put on a quality monster truck and ...

Riverton library awarded funding to repair leaky roof

The Riverton Branch Library has been awarded money to help cover the cost of fixing the building's roof.
When heavy snow or rain hits the area, the moisture ...

Wild horse adoption set for Saturday at Honor Farm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption Saturday in Riverton.
From 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, the ...

Residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation have been invited to take part in a 100 Day Community Challenge to spread positivity among area residents.
More ...

Wyoming digest

Yellowstone worker died by suicide
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Officials investigating the death of a Yellowstone National Park employee say the woman ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Mayor and council races shape up for November; primary totals certified" should have said several ...

During Capitol renovation, liquor warehouse might host Legislature

The state's old liquor warehouse is among the options being considered to host the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions.
A planned renovation of the State ...

Digest

Pastor actually shot himself
CENTENNIAL -- Wyoming law enforcement officials say a pastor who reported being shot and wounded in a struggle with a ...

Wyoming woman killed in accident at Burning Man festival in Nevada

BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. -- A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a ...

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming saw a slight dip in private contributions in the last fiscal year but still collected the second-highest amount ever ...

1 percent tax fund contains $2.36 million; Pure Gas Road project next up

The Riverton City Council has approved a bid advertisement for a widening and overlay project on Pure Gas Road.
The work will be paid for using 1 percent ...

Trail expansion eyed for cyclists and horseback riders

The Bureau of Land Management is considering expanding trails in the Johnny Behind the Rocks area, which would give mountain bikers and horseback riders more ...

Local ticket biggest payer in first week of WyoLotto

The biggest prize paid out by the first-ever drawings in Wyoming's new state lottery was on a ticket bought in Riverton.
The winner got $2,500.
No one hit ...

Visitor services coordinator hopes to build narrative through local history

What is a scholar of old Scandinavian languages, a Vikings expert, and ...

Today

Deaths
BRITAIN
Phyllis Britain, 87, of Lysite, died Thursday, Aug. 28, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A funeral service will be at 1:30 ...

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Man shot in church was pastor
CENTENNIAL -- A Wyoming pastor was shot and wounded with his own handgun after apparently interrupting a burglary at his ...

 
 

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