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Kindergarten roundup had 130 sign-ups

Mar 26, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Roughly 130 young students were registered for kindergarten at the kindergarten roundup held for the first time on March 13-14 by Fremont County School ... [more]

Jackson landslide inching along, as are solutions to it

Mar 26, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Town of Jackson and property owners continue to negotiate how they might divvy up the multimillion-dollar cost to stop once and for all a ... [more]

Woman who suffocated baby heads to prison for 11 years

Mar 26, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Ardis Enos had been charged with first-degree murder but signed a plea agreement in January on a lesser charge.

A woman who admitted killing her ... [more]

Grass fire spread rapidly on windy day

Mar 26, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The blaze expanded from half an acre to 10 acres before it was controlled.

Soft terrain and strong winds caused difficulties for firefighters who ... [more]

Vehicular homicide charge will stand in Nov. 13 fatality

Mar 26, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The charges will stand against a man accused of causing a crash on Nov. 13 that killed one woman and injured a second.
District Court Judge Norman E. Young ... [more]

Digest

Mar 26, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Motorists alerted to moving wildlife
MOOSE -- Motorists in and around Grand Teton National Park are being asked to be cautious over the next few weeks ... [more]

Eighteen get $1,000 in lotto

Mar 26, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Eighteen people have won $1,000 each in Wyoming's new in-state lottery game.
The Cowboy Draw game's first drawing on Monday had 9,750 winning ... [more]

Deputies arrest Riverton man after assault

Mar 26, 2015 - From staff reports:  The victim said Justin King threatened to kill her children.

Justin King, 27, of Riverton, was arrested March 14 in Gillette after reportedly ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Burnett shines as spring rodeo starts for CWC

Mar 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomore cowgirl Kaylee Burnett showed a sense of urgency in the rodeo arena last weekend for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers at Gillette College. ... [more]

Four from county named Class 1-A all-state basketball

Mar 26, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jaron Arthur, Kolter Leseberg, Rachelle Lynch and Camille Whiteman are listed.

Two girls and two boys from Fremont County have been named to the ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Wyoming drops green tags for cattle identification

Mar 26, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Livestock Board is moving away from the use of the Wyoming green tag as official identification for cattle due to federal rules.
The ... [more]

Turning a black thumb to green

Mar 26, 2015 - By Clair McFarland:  With a lot of help, I'm going to try to grow veggies

It seems my black thumb is changing color.
How it can be that I'm committing to growing a ... [more]

Please re-think city snow removal method so rollouts can get through

Mar 26, 2015 - Tom Tornow, Riverton:  Editor:
The new trash rollouts are [more]

Action Cooling preps for ice machine repair season

Mar 26, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  As warmer weather finds its way back to the valley, coolers and refrigerators may need to find their way to Clyde Forbis, the owner of Action Cooling in ... [more]

WyoLotto sues Cheyenne man, claims he spread falsehoods

Mar 26, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- WyoLotto is pressing a civil lawsuit that accuses a Cheyenne man of trying to sabotage its relationship with national lottery organizations.
The ... [more]

Paying our 'electeds'

Mar 26, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  Increasing compensation for our leaders is a worthy topic for the legislative interim

The Wyoming Legislature did two things right this year in its ... [more]