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Just as it is this year, the primary election 78 years ago in Fremont County was on Aug. 16.
Three candidates were campaigning that summer for the Republican ...

University's new boss says strategic plan still crucial amid budget cuts

When Laurie Nichols was hired to helm the University of Wyoming in December, she assumed developing a five-year strategic plan for the state's only four-year ...

The St. Stephen's all-state performer will be wearing the Orange of Central Wyoming College next season.

When Rachelle "Lil Bit" Lynch was at a ...

State ads a rig as U.S. count climbs by nine

The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by nine this week to 440.
A year ago, 863 rigs were active. Depressed ...

No changes as CWC closes out the budget

For the second time in a row, Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments to its fiscal year budget at close-out.
The budget typically requires a ...

Riverton's Blake Dale (2) rounded second and headed for third base during their game against Casper during a youth baseball jamboree at the Ron Saban Little ...

It's a big country out there

We saw some real differences during a trip back east.

PNC Park, home of the National League Pittsburgh Pirates, was rocking with a capacity crowd to ...

Raiders advance to title game of Douglas tourney

Steven Reinig struck out 14 in a 2-1 complete-game victory against the host club on Friday.

Steven Reinig allowed an opening-inning run in Riverton's ...

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough of Riverton died Thursday, June 30, 2016, under the care of her loving family and Frontier Hospice.
She was 77 years old.
There ...

Lander's State Farm softball squad won the 10-and-under championship game on Tuesday by a final score of 10-6 against Dowl Aftershock. Pictured are back row, ...

Parking shuttle bus might be a good idea for big Lander parade

Editor:
I was in Lander with my family for the Fourth of July parade and some other events. I have a suggestion.
Something I have seen at other smaller ...

High marks initially for Alpha Natural's plan to get coal mines out of bankruptcy

The global coal giant owns the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, two of the biggest mines in the United ...

Mainstream meets extreme, providing aproper day of entertainment

Baseball and skateboarding both trace their ancient origins to the 40s.
About a century apart.
America's national pastime was first played in organized ...

Tracy Coleman of Laramie sent a huge bubble billowing to Jiolys Mejorado of Riverton, 4, Saturday during Rendezvous in the Park at Riverton City ...

Park hires Chinese-speaking rangers

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has hired three Mandarin-speaking park rangers to help with communication amid a growing number of ...

Monte Reichenberg, left, pastor at the Presbyterian church in Moorcroft, led the chuckwagon activities at the United Presbyterian Church in Riverton during the ...

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Corrections

- In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "GOP House candidate forum Friday" should have said the forum will ...

Virgil Ward

A graveside memorial service for former Riverton resident Virgil Ward Hurley is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2016, at the Riverview Cemetery in Worland, with ...

Two fires near Dubois contained

Two small fires that sprung up over the past few days in the forest near Dubois have been contained.
Both blazes were located in the southern half of the ...

Roses, pills and planning


This year, they all are parts of a summer's day


Looking about this mid-summer morning, I see both good and not-so-good.
On the plus side, my ...

 
 

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