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State planning 'property grab' by ordering closure of Thermop pool

Editor:
On Thursday April 10, citizens of Thermopolis found out that the state parks department would be making aproperty grab.The Tepee Poolsin Hot ...

Consider the poet

Once a year, it's an enriching effort

There are no ticker tape parades for National Poetry Month, no television specials, $10,000 per plate banquets ...

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Teapot Dome oil reserve for sale
DENVER -- Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for ...

Legal battle on horses continues

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wild horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's management of the Pryor ...

Governor will hear Thermop pool's position

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs State Park following his ...

Construction on the Riverton justice center could begin this summer after Fremont County Commissioners approved going to bid on the project April 28. The ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Democrat enters race in HD33

A Democrat has announced her candidacy for the state representative seat in House District 33.
Andrea "Andi" A. Clifford, a Northern Arapaho tribal member and ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

Eugenia 'Jeannie' Mae Groathouse

Eugenia "Jeannie" Mae Groathouse, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Glenrock, surrounded by family. She was 65 years old.
Services will be at a ...

Shoshoni Wrangler track teams hitting top form

The Shoshoni High School Wranglers boys track and field team is starting to find the right formula under coach Brady Slack.
SHS is fresh off winning the Wind ...

Sid Finch, April 1, and Adjusto Turf in RHS red

Do you remember the "Curious Case of Sid Finch"?
Written by George Plimpton for publication on April 1, 1985, the Sports Illustrated story profiled an ...

Two Fremont County wrestlers won all three divisions last week in Casper at the USA state event.
Riverton's Dino Baldes finished first in the schoolboy ...

Prosecutor not running again

LARAMIE -- Longtime Albany County Attorney Richard C. Bohling says he won't seek re-election.
Bohling made the announcement Saturday.
The Republican ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the cutline for the page one photo "Egg count" should have said Nevaeh White sampled the treats she acquired during the ...

Scholarships available to Wyoming students

Students from Wyoming may apply for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation. The deadline is May 1.
The foundation says it is ...

Highway cable barriers could save lives

Missouri and North Carolina, which have installed the barriers on parts or all of their interstate highways, have seen cross-median fatalities cut by as ...

Confusion exists over men with the same name

Editor:
I, Wade G. LeBeau, am writing to clarify any confusion concerning my identity and viewpoint. Many of you know me by my painting and construction ...

Tuesday notes

Easter weekend
The happiest Easter Sundays in memory for most of us are those from childhood, reminiscent of grandparents, green grass and sunshine. Ma ...

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Landslide plan changes
JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson are hoping a mound of dirt and rock will stop a slow-moving landslide from destroying a two-story ...

 
 

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