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Riverton girls battle in loss to Cheyenne East

CHEYENNE -- Playing without its head coach, the Riverton girls basketball team fell to a talented Cheyenne East Thunderbird squad 54-23 in the first day of play ...

RHS wrestlers fall to Casper Natrona

Despite falling 43-26 Thursday to Casper Natrona in a Class 4-A conference wrestling dual, the Riverton Wolverines provided steps in the right direction.
The ...

Coach Pat Rafferty was quick to say Wednesday that the intensity meter will triple from preseason play when the Central Wyoming College Rustlers open Region IX ...

CHEYENNE --Two free throws by sophomore Easton Paxton with 3:24 remaining in the game Thursday gave the Riverton Wolverines a five-point lead, but it wasn't ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Three employees cited after RPD 'sting' operation" should have said an employee sold tobacco to ...

Christmas edition 'was like getting an early present'

Editor:
I want to say how much I like reading through the Ranger Christmas Greetings Edition. Those letters from the kids are priceless.
This was like ...

'What will be gained' by putting elderly man in court for decades-old case?

Editor:
Why is Wyoming working so hard to get this 94-year-old man back to the state so he can be charged with a child molestation accusation that happened ...

Fort Washakie native's beaded heels feature prominently in museum

Teri Greeves grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation --and now she's hit it ...

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Enzi heads budget committee
CHEYENNE --Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has been formally elected chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Enzi ...

Wrecks, slide-offs, snow snarl I-90 in Wyoming

BUFFALO --One person was seriously hurt and several others injured as blowing snow contributed to a series of accidents on Interstate 90 in northern ...

Teen convicted of strangling Nebraska guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. --A lawyer for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a western Nebraska jailer will argue for a new trial at a hearing ...

Tribes to participate in Cobell land buy-back program

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are joining roughly 40 other American Indian communities who are now part of the federal government's Land ...

Allen studying bills, procedure before Legislature

Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, for Wyoming House District 33 is entering the legislative arena again after a 10-year hiatus from Wyoming politics. The Wyoming ...

States say rez boundary ruling needs full review

The states maintain that applying federal common law principles to historical facts is outside the EPA's area of expertise.

CHEYENNE -- Ten states are ...

State commission OKs District 25 request for more space in new school

The Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission has approved the Riverton school board's request for additional space in the new K-3 school to accommodate the ...

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Deaths
TANNER
Keith Owen Tanner, 62, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, following a brief illness. Cremation has taken place, and there will ...

Tigers to play at Big Horn Basin tournament Friday and Saturday

For the first time this boys basketball season, the Lander Valley High School Tigers are preparing to play away from Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
The LVHS ...

Shoshoni girls look forward to two battles with area rivals

Two Fremont County rival girls basketball games open January for the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers (3-5) travel to Wind River (0-8) Friday for a contest ...

Three-day tourney begins 2015 chapter of RHS basketball

The Riverton basketball teams begin the 2015 portion of their athletic campaign with a tournament Thursday through Saturday in Cheyenne.
The Wolverine boys ...

Doing away with ticket quotas is right move

Editor:
I would like to thank State Sen. Eli Bebout for his putting a stop to the quota system the Wyoming Highway Patrol was using to evaluate its officers. ...

 
 

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