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The Riverton Lady Wolverines opened their 2014 volleyball season by going 2-4 in the nine-team Class 4-A McDonald's Invitational hosted Friday and Saturday in ...

Yes, there's poetry in farm work

I'm thinking of the one that begins "For the want of a nail."

Maybe you are familiar with the poem "For Want of a Nail." The first three lines read ...

Ten quilts sewn by Central Wyoming College staff, students and faculty are on display in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
In February, CWC employees ...

The way it was: Democrats -- 1968

Of the five Democrats nominated for the Wyoming Legislature from Fremont County in 1968, not one was elected in November -- but there were other elections to ...

Tribal names bigger election presence than previous years

Thanks to Fremont County, American Indians are a bigger presence in the 2014 general election than ever before.
The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone ...

Ivan Ray Pine Sr.

Ivan Ray Pine Sr. died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. He was 34 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Great Plains Hall with a wake to follow. ...

A big field of girls swim teams started the 2014 season Friday night at the Lander Relays.
The meet provided both Lander Valley High School coach Bruce ...

When optimism goes, we're in trouble

A long time ago, maybe in the first Eisenhower administration, my precinct committeewoman taught me the unchanging rules of how to respond to public opinion ...

The Mega Monster Truck Tour will invade Riverton on Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"We are very excited to put on a quality monster truck and ...

Volunteers make positive impact in children's lives

Editor:
To volunteer your time is a direct investment into the community in which you are a part. Speaking to the belief that volunteering has a positive ...

Wild horse adoption set for Saturday at Honor Farm

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption Saturday in Riverton.
From 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, the ...

Working and singing

Being on the job has scratched the creative itch of many a singer or songwriter

When it comes to subject matter for songs, love beats everything ...

Residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation have been invited to take part in a 100 Day Community Challenge to spread positivity among area residents.
More ...

Wyoming digest

Yellowstone worker died by suicide
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Officials investigating the death of a Yellowstone National Park employee say the woman ...

With Bohl, it's back to basics

The Wyoming Cowboys open the football season Saturday.

First-year University of Wyoming coach Craig Bohl didn't waste any time installing a new ...

Underclassmen key for Cougars as volleyball season opens in Lovell

The Wind River Cougars ended a three-year absence at the Class 2-A state tournament last year, qualifying as a No. 4 seed for the big event in Casper.
Wind ...

Good mix of youth, experience for SHS Wrangler volleyball

The Shoshoni Wranglers are on track to continue being a fixture volleyball team in the Class 2-A state bracket.
The Wranglers placed fourth at state in Casper ...

Over time, morality has become face of public Christianity

A non-Christian who read recent newspapers to learn about Christianity might arrive at the following picture. Christianity believes that marriage is between a ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Mayor and council races shape up for November; primary totals certified" should have said several ...

During Capitol renovation, liquor warehouse might host Legislature

The state's old liquor warehouse is among the options being considered to host the 2016 and 2017 legislative sessions.
A planned renovation of the State ...

 
 

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