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It's time for better thinking on drugs, guns, mental illness

If you haven't thrown it out, go back and look at the front page of The Ranger from July ...

Trump

Should he be taken seriously? He leads every poll, so 'yes'

Political reporters, campaign analysts, strategists and voters are asking and repeating ...

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'Rabbit fever' discovered in state
WORLAND -- Wyoming health officials are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after ...

Top officials blast federal proposal as crippling to state coal

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming brought out the big guns for Thursday's hearing in Gillette on whether to charge coal companies more to mine on federal lands.
Gov. Matt ...

Park officials capture, euthanize bear that killed Montana hiker

The man was the sixth person killed by grizzlies since 2010 in and around Yellowstone.

HELENA, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park officials ...

Pro-marijuana group approved to gather names for ballot try

CHEYENNE -- Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Wyoming can start collecting signatures around the state to get their proposal on the 2016 general ...

Initial WLRC bids rejected; lawmakers will wait for more

The Wyoming Task Force on Department of Health Facilitieshit the reset button on the planned overhaul of the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander, rejecting ...

First Job Corps students arrive; 15 on site so far

The first group of students has arrived at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
Job Corps director Julie Gassner said seven students came on-site Aug. ...

Jeri Jacobson always had it in her to coach.
Perhaps she didn't realize it at the time, but others close to her certainly did.
"She was always a coach on the ...

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Births
ARMAJO
A child was born to Renea Mosha of Riverton and Anthony Armajo of Riverton at 8:02 a.m. July 15 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Today

Births
ADDISON
A daughter was born to Chasity Spoonhunter of Ethete and Kenneth Addison of Ethete at 9:07 a.m. July 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Deaths
BOYD
Nathan John Boyd, 72, of Lander, died Saturday, Aug. 8, at his daughter's home. Cremation has taken place. Per his request, there will be ...

Sheetrock and the home builder

I knew enough 20 years ago to farm out that job.

August rolled in with that unique mix of anxiety best represented by Dorothy watching the hour glass ...

Mobile app can help users plan trips to state parks

The app continues to work even without cell phone reception.

The State of Wyoming wants to remind state parks and recreation areas visitors about a ...

Welcoming automobile travelers through the Wind River Basin in 1953 was Nicks Motors, a full-service filling station and repair shop in Riverton. The station ...

Pieter Crow, a former faculty member at Central Wyoming College, will present his experience of living in China at 1:30 p.m. Friday in room 100 in the Jo Anne ...

Fremont Fiber Arts Guild to host three spinning classes

Author Maggie Casey will be in Riverton from Sept. 25 to Sept. 26 for a series of spinning workshops hosted by the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild. The deadline to ...

Something special is taking place in Riverton City Park at the crossroads of East Main Street and Federal Boulevard.
The sound of cement mixers and other ...

Wildlife warning reflectors and canvas bags have proven effective in reducing wildlife-vehicle collisions during a three-year study in three Wyoming ...

Saturday morning's community peace march in Riverton almost had the feel of events from a half-century ago. The cause was different, but the climate was ...

 
 

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