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There's history in the basement

I've found treasures during otherwise mundane manual labor.

It was one of my least-favorite jobs as summer help at the old Wind River Elementary / ...

During the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time. ...

Cokeville bombing subject of new film

LAYTON, Utah -- More than a dozen people who survived a 1986 Wyoming school bombing as children are re-enacting the incident at a Utah school as part of a ...

Endangered status will be sought for wild horses in state

Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in ...

Selling a candidate isn't like selling beer

Actually, political advertising is worse, and more harmful.

You've heard the argument: About two-thirds of a total of $5.19 billion spent on ...

Indictments, sentences in big meth ring that 'flooded' Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A drug organization moved large quantities of methamphetamine from Arizona for distribution in Wyoming before law enforcement arrested the ...

The play is famous for its challenging roles for women and relies solely on the performance of the three main characters.

The Central Wyoming College ...

Cats are part of the Wyoming economy

Lessons of economic interconnectedness are everywhere

Until The Ranger's Mining and Energy edition hit the coffee table, I hadn't thought about the ...

'Medicaid gap' hits Wyoming hardest

CHEYENNE -- More than 8 million Americans have enrolled in health-care insurance since the Affordable Care Act went into effect late last year, and another 3 ...

Probation, treatment, prison threat for man in Sinks Canyon shooting

A District Court judge has imposed an unorthodox sentence of probation and treatment, backed by the threat of prison time for three counts of aggravated ...

Wild storm pummels Riverton area

A spectacular thunderstorm sent rivers of rainwater rushing through Riverton roadways over the course of 15-20 minutes Thursday afternoon, bringing strong ...

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Births
FOOS
A son was born to Samantha Foos of Riverton and Randy Foos of Riverton at 1:49 p.m. May 7 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

Robert 'Bob' Groathouse

Robert "Bob" Groathouse, of Riverton, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 66 years old.
A memorial service will be ...

Achievers

Lander students earn honors
Northern Michigan University has announced the dean's list for the winter 2014 semester.
Lander students George Cartwright ...

Court says EPA authority broad but not limitless

The U.S. Supreme Court got it right this week when it upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions -- but also ...

Little League all-star teams set

Two Riverton Little League all-star teams were announced Thursday night at Ron Saban Baseball Complex.
Riverton has entered a 9- and 10-year-old all-star ...

County students selected as winners at state history day

The top two entries in each category at the Wyoming competition advanced to the National History Day event June 15 to June 19.

Judges selected ...

David A. Wiedeman

David A. Wiedeman died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Veterans Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M. He was 66 years old.
Per his request, there will be no ...

More than 36 children participated in the annual Shrine Circus Children's Parade on Wednesday in Riverton.
Entrants dressed up as clowns, ring leaders, lion ...

Chauncey and Edgar

Thursday's storm most definitely was something you don't see every day

Readers of a certain age will recognize the following quote from the old ...

 
 

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