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Around the fair: Aug. 1

- The hefty steer of Hannah Nicol, 16, of Fort Washakie, has been misbehaving quite a bit, most likely because of the heat, she said.
"On weigh day he got ...

Stacey Louis Swank

Stacey Louis Swank, of Riverton, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at his home. He was 46 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no services have been ...

A closer look into the insides of a squid awed the collective audience Thursday at the Fremont Center during the dissection demonstration at the Fremont County ...

Stone challenging Hornecker for county sheriff job

Mark Stone doesn't want to wait any longer to serve the citizens of Fremont County as sheriff.
He says he thought about running for election four years ago ...

Charles Robert Tucker

Charles Robert Tucker died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 94 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

Deland L. Robertson Jr.

Deland L. Robertson Jr. died of natural causes Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Mont. He was 41 years old.
Wake services will ...

Janet Louise Peck

Janet Louise Peck died after a lengthy illness Monday, July 21, 2014, in Casper. She was 54 years old.
Cremation has taken place. A service will be Saturday, ...

Today

Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "Federal criticism occupies much of Republican forum" should have said Jillian Balow is a candidate ...

Spectator's guide to jousting

Though a full-contact jousting tournament is set for Thursday in the Fremont County Fair's Grand Arena, few Wyomingites are familiar with the rules of the ...

UW president wants greater cooperation with energy industry

University of Wyoming president Richard C. McGinity of Crowheart wants the school to work more closely with the state mining industry during his time at the ...

Don't delay vaccination for measles

Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the ...

The many weapons of summer

From Popsicle sticks to water bottles, we got them all

August begins Friday, but it has already marked its approach with summery debris: Popsicle ...

Put Rails to Trails troublemakers in jail, not counseling sessions

Editor:
I live along the Rails to Trails path. My girlfriend and I used to walk on the trail until it became unsafe due to young juveniles who would challenge ...

Change at the top

Central Wyoming College is seeing it, and everyone is involved

One of several tests to prove the worth of any institution is how well it handles ...

Digest

Laramie to get 10-screen theater
LARAMIE --A developer plans to build a 10-screen movie theater, a sports bar and a retail building in eastern ...

Work on Gillette airport road to begin

GILLETTE --Campbell County is spending $870,000 to realign a road at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport, but general passenger traffic should not be ...

VA wants to fire officials accused of adjusting data, including Wyoming

DENVER -- The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.
The VA said ...

Lottery seen as boost for Wyoming businesses

CHEYENNE -- Some business owners in Wyoming are hoping the new statewide lottery is a winner for their bottom lines.
"I'm hoping it brings out more foot ...

Averill seeks commission seat

Keeping a close eye on tax dollars is an issue important to Kathleen Cramer Averill, a Lander woman running for Fremont County Commission as a Republican. She ...

Around the fair: July 31

- Rain Tuesday dampened things for two young cattle ranchers.
"We didn't have much saw dust in ours," said Justin Martin on Wednesday, referring to his ...

 
 

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