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Toward days in the breezeway

Finally, it's spring -- grass lush and green, birds singing, and flowers reminding us again of the wonder in life's renewal.
A couple of days ago, we got the ...

Coverage of the Memorial Day events was appreciated

Editor:
I am writing to thank The Ranger for covering our Memorial Day and other veterans activities, including the fallen firefighters. I can honestly say it ...

STEM and art

They aren't so very far apart, and both are needed in public education

As we continue working on the 62nd annual Ranger Mining and Energy edition - ...

Man died from shooting, not truck injury

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities in northern Colorado are investigating the shooting death of a Wyoming man who was initially thought to have been run over by ...

Final UW budget trims $42 million

The new budget centralizes reserve funds that had been spread throughout campus.

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming board of trustees has ...

Students use modern tech to visit old-time fight site

TEN SLEEP (AP) -- On the night of April 2, 1909, seven Ten Sleep area ranchers bushwhacked a sheep camp near Spring Creek, south of the town of Ten Sleep, ...

Wyoming digest

Mine decision due in August
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming officials considering a permit for a new coal mine heard testimony about how the mine could lower ...

Five automobile fatality victims identified

The head-on collision occurred at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday, south of Riverton.



Officials have released the names of the five Fremont County ...

District 25 schools working 'really hard' on support for American Indian students

Every year, the state's Select Committee on Tribal Relations asks Fremont County administrators to report on what they're doing to improve the graduation and ...

Under Trump, timber sales in Shoshone forest might increase

Over the next year, at least 1.4 million cubic feet of timber is expected to be sold from the Shoshone National Forest.
A large sale is planned for timber ...

Wind River on track to hit 'all-time' flood crest

No evacuations had been ordered yet, but some road closures were under consideration Wednesday afternoon.



Forecasters are predicting record water ...

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Deaths

KNEZOVICH
Rondine Kay Knezovich, 48, died June 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.A family ...

Jamie E. Chopping

Jamie E. Chopping of Riverton died Monday, May 29, 2017, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton.She was 37 years old.
A family memorial service will be held at ...

Shauna Marie Lee-Carr

Shauna Marie Lee-Carr of Lander passed away Thursday morning, May 25, 2017, at Wind River Rehabilitation and Wellness in Riverton. She was 56.
She was born ...

Owners of vacant house that burned 'do not condone' what happened

Editor:
The owners of the house that caught fire on Riverview Road on May 26 did not intentionally set the fire. We hired an individual to hire a crew to tear ...

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 ...

 
 

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