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In-person candidate appearances much better than internet contact

Editor:
I am in agreement with Amy Lou Brazil of Dubois, who wrote a letter to the editor saying political candidates could meet an important voting group by ...

Proportion and perspective

What Ryan Lochte and Co. did at the Rio Olympics is embarrassing, but that's about it

In 1972, Palestinian terrorists broke into the Olympic village ...

Laramie ex-cop arrested, charged with murder in decades-old 'cold case'

LARAMIE (AP) -- Police in Laramie say a former policeman has been arrested in connection with the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student.
The Laramie ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Massive fish kill on Yellowstone in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana wildlife officials say a massive fish kill that prompted the closure of a ...

CWC hires new women's hoops, golf coaches

Central Wyoming College has hired a new women's basketball coach.
After a "lengthy search," CWC athletic director Steve Barlow said the school selected former ...

Professor, fed attorney say judge's frack ruling wrong

A federal judge in Wyoming was wrong to block rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, a group of law professors and lawyers for the federal government ...

New candidate for CWC trustees; 2 file for Lander school board slots

Walter Olson of Lander filed Aug. 17 for the four-year Subdistrict 4 seat on the Central Wyoming College board.

Three more candidates filed to run ...

Friday could be coldest August day in city history

If local temperatures don't warm by evening, Friday will go down in history as one of Riverton's coldest August days.
National Weather Service meteorologist ...

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough

Jeanette Lorraine Scarborough died June 30, 2016, under the loving care of her family and Frontier Hospice in Riverton. She was 77.
She was born Jan. 11, ...

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Births

OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Lavesta Stringham of Riverton and Michael Ochoteco of Riverton at 11:18 ...

UW faculty member earns national recognition

The director of the University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has been inducted as a fellow in the American Association of Nurse ...

Voting is among our most important rights as citizens

Editor:
It's primary election day in Wyoming. Voting is one of the most important rights and responsibilities we have as citizens. I encourage people across ...

Who'll win the primary? Some ballot predictions

This reminder: Candidates and voters are invited to our Ranger newsroom on election night for refreshments as the returns come in.

Who will win the ...

Tuesday notes

Summertime
It was a hot July in our part of Wyoming, and August started out the same way. Parts of the Wind River Basin even got some rain Monday. ...

University of Wyoming closing in on big budget-cutting target

UW has cut 97 vacant positions and seen 55 employees take advantage of early retirement and severance incentives.

(AP) -- University of Wyoming ...

ACT scores improving in state; average at 20

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The latest statewide student assessments show that Wyoming 11th graders improved in every subject tested earlier this year.
The composite ...

Wyoming digest

Mead: Coal port ruling disappoints
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Officials in Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to respond to last week's ruling by an Oregon ...

Teen driver killed Saturday in wreck on remote road

An 18-year-old from Sweet-water County died Saturday evening in a one-vehicle rollover east of Farson.
Wyatt Kalivas, 18, of Superior, had been driving a 2003 ...

Man charged with murder of infant son; in court Monday

Forensic pathologist James Wilkerson determined a skull fracture caused the baby's demise and said he favored "anger (impulse) homicide" as the manner of ...

Commission contests highlight local ballot

Primary election voters in Fremont Country were choosing nominees for three county commission seats Tuesday, along with some contested Wyoming House races and ...

 
 

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