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Richard Nixon's lasting unpopularity

Most American presidents' reputations improve after they leave office. In the warm light of history, once-derided chief executives seem to gain retroactive ...

Hold Mead responsible for harm done by the 'Hill Bill'

Editor:
I see Gov. Matt Mead has been around getting his picture taken and going on TV to debate. In the primary election, I really hope voters send him a ...

Back to Iraq

Renewed U.S. military involvement is narrow for now, but the horizon is cloudy

President Barack Obama has said his decision to re-involve American ...

Dr. Clayton A. Arnold

Dr. Clayton A. Arnold died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, with his family by his side. He was 91 years old.
A private family memorial services has taken place. ...

Two sentenced for similar, unrelated crimes

Two Northern Arapaho men have been sentenced to prison terms for the same charge in unrelated incidents.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl ...

Charles 'Chuck' McCoy

Charles "Chuck" McCoy, of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 67 years old.
A memorial service with military ...

Loren Anderson

Loren Anderson, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 89 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. ...

Commission candidate Lambert says he would be 'somebody who cares'

Concerns about the Fremont County Emergency Medical Services led a Fort Washakie man to run for County Commission in District 1 as a Republican.
Mark Lamber ...

Primary could set up race between sisters-in-law for commission slot

Keja Whiteman is the incumbent, and Valaira Whiteman is running in the Republican primary.

Valaira Whiteman's decision to run for Fremont County ...

Betty Van Alstine

Betty Van Alstine, of Jeffrey City, died with family at her side Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at home. She was 69 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. ...

Digest

Illegal floater lost in river
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A search is under way for a 22-year-old Georgia man who was swept down a dangerous river in ...

CHEYENNE -- Two of the three Republican candidates for Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction clashed over the administration of the current state ...

Novice House candidate calls Obama 'dictator'

CHEYENNE -- A Republican candidate for U.S. House in Wyoming said President Barack Obama is a dictator and he wants to personally say it to the president's ...

Calendar says 'summer,' but sports radar says 'fall'

That funny calendar says it is August, the heart of summer. But before it flips to September, sports will have us thinking it's fall.
In Laramie on Aug. 30, ...

Two state championships this summer made the season a memorable one for the Riverton Babe Ruth baseball league.
The Riverton 14-year-old all-stars started it ...

Today

Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the photo with the page one story "Finished, but not quite ready" should have said J.R. Oakley photographed the Green ...

Wyoming students exempt from vaccines down in 2013

The numbers of students who take the necessary vaccinations for public schools went up in 2013.
But the figures for students who aren't vaccinated either for ...

Strannigan most deserving of discussed honor at gymnasium

Editor:
I live in Denver and recently heard talk of honoring Bill Strannigan. I can think of no other person who contributed so much to the students and ...

Tuesday notes

The 10th, not the 3rd
We "oopsed" on the date of Sunday's edition, which read Aug. 3 on page one instead of Aug. 10. In case anyone is interested in ...

 
 

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