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A fire scene and a parade add poignancy to Sept. 11

Today Fremont County has a frightening reminder that the work of volunteer firefighters is every ...

Capitol renovation news shows the 'government at its worst'

Every time there is another news item about the remodeling of the state capitol building in Cheyenne, I think "this is government at its worst."
This ...

Past county attorney says prosecution is 'malicious'

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him, saying he's the victim of a ...


Clarice Viola Nelson, 72, of Lander, died Wednesday, Sept. 2. Cremation has taken place.

Edward Simcox Sr., 85, of ...

Wyoming trucking jobs likely to increase

CHEYENNE -- Finding drivers for his small local trucking firm is one of the biggest struggles of Matt Davis's job.
"We are talking about $60,000-a-year jobs, ...

Lander college welcomes largest freshman class

The largest group of freshman ever recorded at Wyoming Catholic College started classes Sept. 1 in Lander.
After finishing last year with a student body of ...

Great Lakes boss denies speculation on ending service

Hampered by pilot shortages, the airline has quit at 20 of the 48 airports it used to service.

A report about commercial air service in Wyoming says ...

St. Stephen's starts year with new teachers, nurse, superintendent

St. Stephen's Indian School has welcomed new staff members into the 2015-2016 school year, including Frank No Runner, the new superintendent. No Runner is a ...

With two separate trips to Natrona County in three days, Riverton High School volleyball coach Trista Day was hopeful that her squad would be ready to ...

Good enrollment start for CWC; 214 new names

The overall student head-count was nearly 1,550 on Monday.

Sixty-five new first-time, first-year, degree-seeking students signed up for classes at ...


Two fires burning in Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has just two small wildfires burning and neither is threatening ...

Recalling a not-so-special day

While I was preparing for yet another day of battle in my little cabin in the wilderness, I heard the sound of shrieking sirens piercing the crisp, morning ...

Learning life via 38 years wed

I first brought my future wife to Wyoming in 1970

No precious gemstones or metals commemorate 38 years of marriage.
It's just a heck of a long time ...


A daughter was born to Theresa Weitzel of Lander and Rodger Weitzel of Lander at 9:03 a.m. Aug. 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...


In Tuesday's Ranger, the page six story "Wolverines edge Chiefs at WIHS Invitational" had the incorrect spelling for Wyoming Indian High ...


A daughter was born to Tiffanie Nelson of Lander and Fermin Quesada of Lander at 12:24 a.m. Aug. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Welcome changes at The War for new season

LARAMIE -- Game days at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium this season will offer numerous upgrades for Cowboy Football fans, and Wyoming Athletics hopes fans will ...

Friday night lights returns

Well, folks, here we are at last.
Roll up your sleeves, strap on your helmet and shoulder pads, and get all lathered up with excitement.
It's once again high ...

The Wolverines are competing in a prestigious national event in Arizona.

The Riverton High School Wolverines golf team is in Scottsdale, Ariz., ...


A son was born to Dawn Headley of Riverton at 4:27 p.m. Aug. 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2 ...


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