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Oct 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  New power plant opens
CHEYENNE -- Power company officials on Tuesday marked the opening of a new gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne that replaces several ... [more]

Teton roads closing

Oct 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  MOOSE -- Two roads in Grand Teton National Park are set to close for the winter season this week. The length of the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake ... [more]

Pumping more than pie out of pumpkins

Oct 29, 2014 - By Daniel Neman, McClatchy Newspapers:  Behold the pumpkin, plump harbinger of autumn, a bright-orange beacon for us all to blah blah blah, yada yada yada.
Look, I was going to write a nice story ... [more]

Workers can get time off to vote

Oct 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds employers that state law requires them to give employees one hour off to vote in the Nov. 4 general ... [more]

Election Matchup: Fremont County Commission, District 4

Oct 29, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Independent incumbent Stephanie Kessler faces former Fremont County planning director Ray Price in the race for Fremont County Commission District 4, which ... [more]

Fewer grizzlies dying this year in Yellowstone area

Oct 29, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- The number of threatened grizzly bears killed in and around Yellowstone National Park has dropped sharply as officials consider lifting ... [more]

Fire destroys motor home; cause unknown

Oct 29, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  No one was injured during a fire that destroyed a motor home Tuesday on Elkhorn Drive north of Riverton.
The vehicle owner said he had been winterizing his ... [more]

Case says recent cancer diagnosis may inform his view on Medicaid expansion

Oct 29, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Republican candidate is running for re-election in Wyoming Senate District 25.

A recent melanoma diagnosis has given state Sen. Cale Case, ... [more]

Authorities looking for missing Riverton man; foul play not suspected

Oct 29, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Police are looking for a Riverton man who has been missing for about a week.
David Killsree, 36, of Riverton, was last seen the morning of Oct. 22 leaving ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Three individuals, join relay teams at 4-A state swim meet for RHS Wolverines

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state meet starts Thursday at Campbell County High School in Gillette.

A trio of Riverton High School Wolverines earned individual qualifying ... [more]

Wind River loses play-in football game

Oct 29, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Riverside came ready to play from the opening kick and held Wind River scoreless through an abbreviated two periods of play to advance to a 1 ... [more]

Cougars take third seed to regional volleyball tourney

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wind River High School Lady Cougars swept a pair of volleyball opponents to conclude the regular season.
Class 2-A WRHS made quick work of Class 1-A ... [more]

Up 2-0 to CC, Rustlers falter in the end

Oct 29, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Casper College rallied to win three consecutive sets Tuesday in Riverton to escape with a win over the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Casper College ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Amendment A

Oct 29, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Rationale for all-Wyoming UW board is gone, but do we really need to change the constitution?

While voters across Wyoming will see ballot ... [more]

Gard would keep city operations running 'smoothly and sensibly'

Oct 29, 2014 - Chris Amend, Riverton:  Editor:
I have known Rich Gard since 1997. I've also conducted business with Rich on several occasions, and our families and children have interacted at ... [more]

Riding with the Rangers: 'Ceremonial,' recalling Bud Brimmer, and high percentage of bone

Oct 29, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Cynthia Cloud dropped by The Ranger office not long ago. She's the Wyoming State Auditor. Cloud is running for re-election this year, and the outcome is in the ... [more]