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The ancient Greeks didn't care much for repeat championships.Individual champions in boxing, wrestling or track and field could win only two consecutive ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Coroner

Mark Stratmoen and Dominick Weigel, both Republican candidates for Fremont County coroner, gave their opinions on several issues in recent interviews. The ...

Inmates help shelter

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County prison inmates are helping out at the Cheyenne Animal Shelter through a new program with the sheriff's office.
The inmates who help ...

Brooks Lake Road under construction

Brooks Lake Road, Forest Road 515, will be closed periodically for the next three week. Crews are working to replace a culvert that failed recently.
The road ...

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Three killed in car wreck
LUSK -- Two South Dakota women and a Colorado man have been killed in a rollover north of Lusk.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Man bound over on felony sex assault charge

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant is facing a felony charge that he sexually abused a minor employee. The case was sealed until it was bound over to ...

Suspect hid 'hash oil' in bag of toys

Kerry Griffith, 44, of Riverton, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver at about 9:45 p.m. Friday in the 1000 block of Mary Anne ...

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Deaths
PETERS
James Robert Peters, 81, of Lander, died Sunday, Aug. 3. A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Holy Rosary Catholic ...

Officials unseal bids for work on new District 14 school

Fremont County School District 14 and state officials opened bids July 30 on a project to build a new Wyoming Indian Elementary School. Details about the bids, ...

Blueberries pair with lemon for a tasty cake

Blueberries are terrific in many baked goods such as today's recipe for Blueberry Lemon Bundt cake.
But don't let your blueberries sink to the bottom of the ...

A slime-free approach to cooking okra

Okra has an ardent proselytizer in Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based chef, author and Southern food authority.
"I will cajole, entice, and seduce doubters ...

Governor gets gay-marriage petition

More than 2,300 signers ask Gov. Matt Mead to quit defending a state law that says marriage can only unite a man and a woman.

CHEYENNE -- Proponents ...

Fraud abounds in talk of science

But don't be so skeptical that you view anything new as wrong.

There was an interesting discussion the other day on the radio about scientific ...

Wyoming considers allowing some felons to vote

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering setting up an automatic process to allow some felons to regain their voting rights after they serve their ...

Baby, the rain must fall

Rare rainy days here bring to mind the inspiration of the songwriter

Central Wyoming does not have a rainy climate.
But that doesn't mean we can't ...

An individual soldier isn't caught up in political debate

Editor:
I was deeply troubled the other day when I picked up The Ranger, opened it up and saw the editorial cartoon on the opinion page.
It was a picture of ...

Cheyenne welcomes Green House data center

CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne data center has completed a $35 million expansion, and the state of Wyoming is the center's first customer.
The 35,000-square-foot Green ...

Riverton team 0-4 at fastpitch softball national tournament

Riverton U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone felt his team was competitive in a couple of the fastpitch softball games last week at Western Nationals in Gillette, ...

Tuesday rain sets new record in Riverton

The National Weather Service office west of Riverton saw .58 inch of rain Tuesday.

The rain falling off-and-on over Fremont County this week is ...

Riverton trailed early but knotted the game 5-5 in the top of the fourth before the wheels came off the cart in the bottom of the fourth, as Union County ...

 
 

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