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Small-school wrestling teams fill brackets at Class 2-A West regional

Fremont County wrestling teams make up a big portion of the Class 2-A West regional field this weekend at Big Piney.
Matches started Friday in the ...


A daughter was born to Marie Rose Washington of Lander and Daniel Joy Washington of Lander at 12:13 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest ...

Area students pick up awards at regional science fair

The following students earned awards at the 2015 West-Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29 at Central Wyoming College.
Students were judged ...


Riverton student earns 4.0 GPA
Undergraduate student Ashley Schieffer of Riverton has been named to Montana State University Billings' dean's list ...

More than 300 compete in WWWC fishing derby

Winners have been announced from the 29th Annual Wild West Winter Carnival fishing derby held Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 at Boysen State Park. Boysen State Park ...

Lander hosting Jackalope Jump to benefit Special Olympics

The fourth annual Jackalope Jump will take place March 25 in Lander.
Two Lander Special Olympics teams -- the Lander Masters and the Lander Valley -- will join ...

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team preps for nationals

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team is hoping to repeat the success it had last year while learning a new style of debate.
Coach Josh House has ...

Tuition-control bill would make college more fair

I am in favor of the bill put forward in the Wyoming Legislature that would not let colleges to raise tuition on a student who is already enrolled.
I ...

Simple gifts and personal acts

The world saw an example this week from Wyoming

Valentine's Day can seem sappy and fake.
Until it doesn't.
Sometimes personal expressions of ...

Defeating the zealots

We mustn't think of them in the same way we view a piece of pork-barrel legislation

In his remarks Thursday at a conference called the White House ...


Inmate charged in murder-for-hire
CHEYENNE -- Federal prosecutors have charged a Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate with trying to hire someone to kill ...

Teen gets 60 years for killing guard

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager who killed a western Nebraska jailer in what a judge called "a senseless act of violence" has been sentenced to at least 60 ...

House trounces last gasp on Medicaid expansion

The House voted 41-15 to reject the amendment to the supplemental budget.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a ...

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...

City considers changing procedures for alcohol, home business permits

Two more city council readings must pass before any changes take place.

The process applicants must follow to obtain certain permits from the City of ...

Funding nixed for CWC's outreach site in Jackson

The Wyoming House of Representatives failed to pass a budget amendment Thursday that would have provided funding for a Central Wyoming College outreach center ...


A son was born to Benjamin Walker of Lander and Travis Walker of Lander at 7:36 a.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...


A daughter was born to Keshia Strickland of Riverton and Cory Piper of Riverton at 5:43 a.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...


In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2013 killing" should have said the killing took ...

Organizers seek input on American Indian exhibit at UW

The University of Wyoming's art museum is interested in sponsoring an American Indian museum exhibit with the Wyoming Women's Business Center.
The WWBC is ...


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