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Local golfer competes at global event

Riverton Wolverine Jorden James was a member of Team Wyoming at the Junior America's Cup.

Last week in DuPont, Washington, 18 teams of four golfers ...

Realignment a real issue for Big Red

It was a nice surprise to read last Wednesday's Ranger front page and staff writer Dan Bendtsen's reporting about conferences and quadrant alignment for ...

Wyoming digest

Man dies after fall from raft
JACKSON (AP) -- A 60-year-old man has died after falling from a raft while fishing on the Snake River in northwestern ...

Property is an eclipse worry

My big worry in all the eclipse buildup is the impact it might have on private citizens and property. I do not have a business, and I do not plan to have ...

Road work starts on WYO 136; some delays

Highway improvements are scheduled to begin this week on 12 miles of Wyoming 136 (Sand Draw Road) east of Riverton.
The highway improvements involve cold ...

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Corrections

A story on page 5 of the Friday, July 29, Ranger should have listed spring 2017 University of Wyoming ...

Airport readies for big influx of private planes during eclipse period

Riverton Regional Airport crews mowed about 7 acres of grass recently to make room for the influx of general aviation aircraft expected to come to Riverton for ...

Grizzly delisting official in state; court battle next

The U.S. government lifted protections for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone region on Monday, including parts of Fremont County.
Now it will be up to the ...

This year represents the 10th anniversary of the annual chaps and chinks live auction to benefit the Tough Enough To Help Cancer fund.
The auction takes place ...

Tuesday notes

A cool parade
The dominant weather characteristic of the Fremont County Fair through the years can be summed up in one word: hot. No surprise there. ...

The Ranch Rodeo is a favorite event of many Fremont County fairgoers. While the PRCA rodeo may draw larger crowds, the familiarity of local cowboys and ...

Riverton finished the tournament with a 3-2 record, including an 11-1 loss to Cody in the championship game.



It was a very good season for the ...

The PRCA made its annual visit to Fremont County.

A near-capacity crowd enjoyed a perfect night for rodeo Monday at the annual Professional Rodeo ...

Supreme Court ruling on life terms for juveniles will free Wyoming inmate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A man who was 15 when he killed an 84-year-old man in a home burglary and who originally got life in prison without parole is on track for ...

Cowboys to begin practice Monday

LARAMIE -- The 2017 college football season is only a month away from kicking off for the Wyoming Cowboys as they will travel to the University of Iowa on ...

The National Barrel Horse Association will be running in Riverton every Wednesday night beginning in August.



Coming soon to a rodeo arena near ...

Baseball season is on its way out -- boo!

It seems as if baseball season just began a few weeks ago -- and really it did, as the season is painfully short, especially seeing how we're more than halfway ...

A team of heavy horses helped lead off the Fremont County Fair Twilight Parade, pulling the Youth Rodeo Association wagon.
About 50 entries comprising more ...

Top dogs show stuff in the ring; officials as well

You might say the show has just gone to the dogs, but then again, it is a dog show. The dog agility competition is one of the favorite events at the Fremont ...

Wyoming digest

CWD killed elk in Washakie County
SHERIDAN (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says a cow elk in southeast Washakie County has been diagnosed ...

 
 

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