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The test of independence

Scotland is voting today, but the lure of breaking away is universal

Poll places in Scotland's fascinating national referendum on independence are ...

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Low expectations for PAWS test
CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Education Department official says Wyoming students and parents shouldn't be alarmed when statewide ...

Man shot by Cheyenne police files federal suit

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie County man who was shot and wounded by city police during a traffic stop has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Cheyenne and four ...

Higher wages, lower poverty in Wyoming

Wyoming is among the states seeing a decrease in the poverty rate.
New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau state that the nationwide poverty rate remained ...

Plans are being developed for the proposed hall of fame display for Fremont County School District 25.
During a Tuesday school board meeting, Riverton High ...

No word yet on type of bear that killed man

Investigators believe this month's fatal bear attack north of Dubois took place where the body of Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, was found, meaning the bear didn't ...

This crusty-topped bar should be in every chocolate lover's baking repertoire.

Along with death, taxes and Meryl Streep landing another Oscar ...

What about past band director's name on the high school floor?

Editor:
As to writing coach Bill Strannigan's name on the Riverton High School gym floor, what about John Aanestad's name, too?
He directed the bands for ...

Growing and collecting lilies, but not offering them for sale

Editor:
Please accept the following clarification regarding the photograph labeled "Sunrise daylilies" in the Sept. 5 Ranger:
I am a collector and grower of ...

A lame excuse

Explaining away the injury of a child as family tradition is unacceptable

"That's how I was raised."
Adrian Peterson, the all-pro football player of ...

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Airline subsidy renewed
GREEN RIVER -- Rock Springs and Sweetwater County will continue to have air service to Salt Lake City for at least another ...

Fireball in sky confirmed as Russian satellite

CHEYENNE -- People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as ...

Beautification committee could help city, council members told

The Riverton City Council is considering forming a new beautification committee, and members discussed different responsibilities the committee could take. ...

Governor nominee Pete Gosar challenges incumbent Mead

Attendees peppered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar with questions at a Sept. 16 ...

Damp summer kept water use lower; new pump to cost $520,000

The Riverton City Council has voted to replace 32-year-old pump at the local water treatment plant.
The pump is one of three that have been in place at the ...

With one more non-conference football game on the schedule, first-year Lander Valley High School Tigers coach John Rounds wants to find consistency on ...

Members of the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country teams had an extra-important learning experience on at the Michelle Ludwig Invitational on ...

Wranglers reach semis in Big Horn VB tourney

Shoshoni advanced into the semifinals of the top bracket Saturday at the Big Horn Invitational volleyball tournament.
In the semis, Wright won a 25-14, 25-14 ...

Riverton plays at home Friday against Laramie.

Making a school-day trip to Sweetwater County, the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team picked up ...

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Births
BLACKBURN
A child was born to Tianna Armour of Ethete and Peter Blackburn Jr. of Riverton at 10:42 a.m. July 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

 
 

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