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Driver in fatal wreck charged with vehicular homicide

Officials believe Shawn Pendleton was driving the pickup truck involved in the crash that killed Dana J. Trujillo, 38, of Riverton, on Friday.

The ...

City used $1.9M in 1 percent tax funds during '15: Tax up for renewal this year

2015 was a big year for road repairs.
The city's revenue from the optional 1 percent sales tax allowed Riverton to spend roughly $1.9 million on such repairs ...

Wyoming digest

Wind still causing travel hazards
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Travel remains difficult in many areas of Wyoming as strong winds blow around the snow that fell on ...

Miller: State must build diversified tax base in wake of new slump

This will be State Rep. David Miller's eighth budget session since being elected to the Wyoming Legislature in 2000, and the Riverton Republican said it's ...

Tribe requesting the return of 3 deceased Arapaho children

The Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office is aware of three Arapaho students who remain buried at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., after ...

Body found Jan. 28 identified as Jeffrey Charles Brown

Officials have confirmed the identity of the man found dead Jan. 28 south of Riverton on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Jeffrey Charles Brown, 18, was ...

The biggest religious holidays in America, it has often been noted, are Christmas, Easter and the Super Bowl.
Nothing brings us together like Super Bowl ...

Convicted former county attorney seeks probation

Richard Bohling's legal team has argued that his prosecution was malicious.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Scores of friends and relatives of former Albany County ...

Wyoming digest

Low risk for Zika in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming health officials say that the state is not at risk for mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, but they ...

DUI crackdown coming countywide over Super Bowl weekend

Fremont County law enforcement will be looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or not wearing seatbelts during Super Bowl ...

Snowpack numbers rising; still below median for date

The winter storm that blew into Fremont County early this week contributed to an improved snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin.
The SWE was 74 ...

Fourth in a series

Job Corps officials are looking for opportunities to send students into the local community in the coming months.
"They want Job ...

District 25 delaying action on elementary reconfiguration; vote expected by Feb. 23

Fremont County School District 25 has pushed back the time frame for deciding on the elementary school configuration in order to give the community another ...

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Births

WATT
Two sons were born to Alexandra R. Watt of Riverton Jan. 31 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Today

Corrections

In Sunday's Ranger, the page A-5 story "Public reception closes art show Friday at CWC" should have said a ...

ACA plans often have quit-smoking incentive

After initial enthusiasm for new year's resolutions, commitment often slows or ends in February - just when changes in behavior can start to become ...

Murder convict dies in prison

(AP) -- Wyoming Department of Corrections officials say a Casper inmate serving a life term for his mother's death has died after battling an ...

Setting up House run, Liz Cheney says energy policy would be her top priority

GILLETTE (AP) -- Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a ...

Wyoming digest

Interstate travel treacherous
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Interstate 80 across southern Wyoming Monday and early Tuesday as a major winter storm brought ...

One killed, two injured in Friday night wreck west of Riverton

The driver fled the scene on foot but was apprehended at a residence nearby.

A Riverton woman died Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover west of ...

 
 

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