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Baxter receives seat-belt survivor award

Officials say Alexandra Baxter's buckledseatbeltsaved her life May 28 when her passenger vehicle rolled two-and-a-half times on Paradise Valley Road near ...

CWC students named to honor roll, dean's list

Central Wyoming College's 2014 spring semester grades have been computed and 87 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ...

Florida governor's stumbles worry some in GOP

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger ...

College 'chooses to ignore' local talent when hiring

Editor:
Respectfully, I disagree with Ron Granger, vice president of administrative services at Central Wyoming College. In the June 8 issue of The Ranger, ...

Rules for pleasant family gatherings

They worked for me on the Fourth, and Labor Day approaches

The Fourth of July is in the rear view mirror for another year.
Now it's safe to talk ...

Voting early

Sometimes necessity requires it, but there are good reasons to wait

The 2014 Wyoming primary election still is more than a month away, but you can ...

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Park tour bus crash hurts seven
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National ...

Earhart search sponsor wants to move forward on lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming man who paid $1 million to sponsor a search for Amelia Earhart's missing airplane is asking a federal judge not to dismiss his fraud ...

CHEYENNE -- State and federal officials are negotiating terms and conditions for an upcoming reappraisal of valuable state land located within the boundaries of ...

Vintage games, anvil blasting featured at Gold Rush Days

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City.

Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday.
The South Pass City ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

Construction begins at new justice center

In a fitting scene for Fremont County, dignitaries turned the first ceremonial spadefuls of dirt for the Riverton justice center on Friday before a back drop ...

Norman 'Norm' Davis

Norman "Norm" Davis, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 85 years old.
A private family service will be at ...

James 'Jim' Anthony Sable

James "Jim" Anthony Sable, of Lander, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 91 years old.
Memorial services will be at ...

Womens' half marathon finish went down to wire in Fourth of July racing

Marina Fleming and Tiffany Hartpence were less than four minutes apart Friday for the race for the women's title in the Lander Half Marathon.
Fleming climbed ...

State fastpitch this weekend in Riverton; 35 teams coming

Riverton's U.S. Energy team is a contender for the state girls championship.

A couple of Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball teams have focused ...

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BLACKBURN
Yvette R. Blackburn, 50, of Arapahoe, died Friday, July 4, in Casper. Funeral services were Thursday, July 10, at 50 Miller Lane in ...

Imagine driving your local public swimming pool down the highway at 30 mph, and you have an idea of the size of Westech's water tanks. The huge vessels, ...

Westech serves global energy economy from shop in Mills

CASPER -- One of theprevalent political catch phrases of the day is "global economy." We hear and read about this concept often but it rarely appears on our ...

Timing on the new Cindy Hill probe worked out in advance

Editor:
Timing is everything. Some of my friends and I have been befuddled by the recent rule changes made by Tom Lubnau's "investigative committee" looking ...

 
 

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