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NELSON
Clarice Viola Nelson, 72, of Lander, died Wednesday, Sept. 2. Cremation has taken place.

SIMCOX
Edward Simcox Sr., 85, of ...

Wyoming trucking jobs likely to increase

CHEYENNE -- Finding drivers for his small local trucking firm is one of the biggest struggles of Matt Davis's job.
"We are talking about $60,000-a-year jobs, ...

Lander college welcomes largest freshman class

The largest group of freshman ever recorded at Wyoming Catholic College started classes Sept. 1 in Lander.
After finishing last year with a student body of ...

Great Lakes boss denies speculation on ending service

Hampered by pilot shortages, the airline has quit at 20 of the 48 airports it used to service.

A report about commercial air service in Wyoming says ...

St. Stephen's starts year with new teachers, nurse, superintendent

St. Stephen's Indian School has welcomed new staff members into the 2015-2016 school year, including Frank No Runner, the new superintendent. No Runner is a ...

With two separate trips to Natrona County in three days, Riverton High School volleyball coach Trista Day was hopeful that her squad would be ready to ...

Good enrollment start for CWC; 214 new names

The overall student head-count was nearly 1,550 on Monday.

Sixty-five new first-time, first-year, degree-seeking students signed up for classes at ...

Digest

Two fires burning in Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has just two small wildfires burning and neither is threatening ...

Recalling a not-so-special day

While I was preparing for yet another day of battle in my little cabin in the wilderness, I heard the sound of shrieking sirens piercing the crisp, morning ...

Learning life via 38 years wed

I first brought my future wife to Wyoming in 1970

No precious gemstones or metals commemorate 38 years of marriage.
It's just a heck of a long time ...

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Births
WEITZEL
A daughter was born to Theresa Weitzel of Lander and Rodger Weitzel of Lander at 9:03 a.m. Aug. 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page six story "Wolverines edge Chiefs at WIHS Invitational" had the incorrect spelling for Wyoming Indian High ...

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Births
QUESADA
A daughter was born to Tiffanie Nelson of Lander and Fermin Quesada of Lander at 12:24 a.m. Aug. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Welcome changes at The War for new season

LARAMIE -- Game days at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium this season will offer numerous upgrades for Cowboy Football fans, and Wyoming Athletics hopes fans will ...

Friday night lights returns

Well, folks, here we are at last.
Roll up your sleeves, strap on your helmet and shoulder pads, and get all lathered up with excitement.
It's once again high ...

The Wolverines are competing in a prestigious national event in Arizona.

The Riverton High School Wolverines golf team is in Scottsdale, Ariz., ...

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Births
HEADLEY
A son was born to Dawn Headley of Riverton at 4:27 p.m. Aug. 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2 ...

Turning summer's 'dog days' into 'God days'

The "dog days" of summer are upon us.
Some of us are familiar with that phrase; others are not. Where did that phrase come from? Actually, the origin of the ...

Moccasin Lake Challenge run set for Saturday

This year's Moccasin Lake Challenge run is set to take place Saturday in Fort Washakie. Runners and walkers should meet at Rocky Mountain Hall beginning at 6 ...

Fall wild horse adoption Sept. 11

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic Sept. 11 to Sept. 12 in Riverton. The ...

 
 

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