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Stop using math scores as an excuse to defund public education in state

Editor:
Wyoming State Sen. Dave Kinskey(R-Sheridan) is obsessed with eighth-grade math scores.
He serves on the Legislature's Select Committee on School ...

Comey's Q&A

He'll be tempted to offer opinions, but he'll probably try to stick to facts

Thursdayis probably going to be a good day for C-SPAN. That's the cable ...

Trump chooses Wilson resident as Navy secretary

JACKSON (AP) -- A Wyoming man could be the next U.S. Navy secretary.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Richard Spencer, of Wilson, for the ...

Pony Express re-ride starts; in state soon

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) -- The annual revival of the Pony Express has been chosen as the official event to celebrate Nebraska's 150th birthday.
More than 700 ...

Wyoming digest

Salmonella from chicks reported in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Health is reporting a significant increase in salmonella cases that ...

Plenty of summer training chances

Riverton's athletes across all sports will have the opportunity to prepare for their respective seasons.

Summer training opportunities for local ...

Brodie Roden continued his hot hitting, going 3-for-4 with a home run in a 13-3 Riverton win against Green River.


After winning their home ...

More than 300 participants registered Saturday for the Relay for Life of Fremont County cancer walk in Riverton. From left, Courtney Kramer, Courtney Campbell ...

Weather finally warms, but cool spring affects farmers

The western region's cold, wet spring has put local farmers behind in their growing operations, but area educators say the situation isn't all bad.
"It's ...

'Just go ahead' and raise taxes temporarily

Editor:
Regarding the state revenue deficit. I read that the legislators are considering a tax increase temporarily.
They should just go ahead and do it. We ...

Blake Don Armajo Sr.

Blake Don Armajo Sr. passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado.He was 52 years old.
He was born Feb. 7, ...

Forest Service sued over decision to feed hay to elk

JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- Conservationists are worried an elk-feeding operation near a Wyoming river is allowing a deadly wildlife disease to ...

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Corrections

In the May 30 edition of The Ranger, the page 1 story "Riverview fire was legal try to burn old house Friday ...

Brodie Roden pitched seven-and-two-thirds innings of shutout ball on the mound and hit a grand slam as Riverton won its home tournament with victories ...

Park charts progress in lake trout fight

CODY (AP) -- Researchers trying to preserve native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park say they are on track to eliminate non-native fish from ...

Man rescued after throwing bike in river

Sheriff's deputies gave a 24-year-old man a ride to Shoshoni after he threw his bicycle into a river off of Badwater Road.
The man called law enforcement at ...

Wyoming digest

UW expecting big freshman class
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming administrators expect to enroll the biggest freshman class in school history even ...

Tuesday notes

Suddenly, it's summer
The summer solstice itself isn't for two more weeks, but summer temperatures, skies, weather patterns, sights, sounds and smells ...

Hot temperatures Wednesday and Thursday could bring peak flows as heavy snowpack melts rapidly in the mountains.


Fremont County residents have been ...

Leonard Wempen of the Kalif Shrine in Riverton, right, completed a sale of Shrine Circus tickets with Ranger receptionist Shannon Stover. Local businesses buy ...

 
 

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