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High winds, low humidity trigger red flag warning

The highest wind speed recorded Wednesday in Riverton was 38 mph, with gusts reaching 46 mph, according to the NWS.

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Unforeseen costs of $25,000 have arisen in the Riverton justice center project, and Fremont County commissioners agreed to pay the bill at a meeting ...

Vote won't alter GOP dominance in Legislature

There are a lot of unknowns for the Nov. 4 election.
But one thing is certain: Republicans will keep majority control in the state House and Senate after all ...

Digest

Wild horse roundup postponed
CHEYENNE -- The federal government has agreed to postpone a planned roundup of about 800 wild horses in Wyoming to give ...

Damp August sets record in Riverton

August 2014 was the wettest on record for the Riverton area based on numbers from the National Weather Service office northwest of town.
Meteorologist Brett ...

Riverton woman's cabin vandalism case transferred to District Court

The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ...

Decker Mine to be sold; deal grants access to coal port planned in Washington

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the ...

Digest

Driver cited in fatal crash
CODY -- A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
The Wyoming ...

GILLETTE -- Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year, and the ...

Jackson waits on landslide options

JACKSON -- Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.
Council members had ...

Pedestrian killed by car north of Riverton

Ivan R. Pine, 34, of Riverton, died in a traffic collision early Monday while he was walking on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Man who robbed two in their home sentenced to 12-15 years

The man who robbed an elderly couple in May while he was on the run from a halfway house is to spend the next 12 to 15 years behind bars.
District Court ...

Graduation rates better at WIHS

Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring graduation rates among American Indian students in Fremont County and efforts being taken to improve ...

Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ...

City defends its effort on weed control; hundreds of contacts made

Responding to criticism from residents, Riverton city staff say departmental employees are working to control weeds in town.
The topic came up again Tuesday ...

The scents of wood smoke and burnt sugar remind many people of times spent around a campfire singeing marshmallows for s'mores.
Few people ever move beyond ...

Today

Births
ABERNATHY
A daughter was born to Maria Abernathy of Lander and Chris Abernathy of Lander at 4:28 a.m. July 23 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Today

Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one photo with the story "Troubling 2012 poaching incident not ruinous" should have said the photo was taken ...

Digest

Park rescues near 90 this year
JACKSON -- Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so ...

Montana eyes state control of federal land; governor opposes state takeover

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana officials are looking into taking control of federal lands in the state, although they say the proposal is complicated and ...

 
 

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