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Austin's medal helps Tiger skiers to second in Casper

The Lander Tigers fell a little short of winning the girls team title on Saturday at the Casper Invitational Nordic ski meet.
Lander scored 82.5 points in ...

Joseph A. Secrist

Joseph A. Secrist, formerly of Pavillion, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Thermopolis after a battle with cancer. He was 70 years old.
Funeral ...

Charles R. Adams

Charles R. Adams, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Payson, Ariz. He was 81 years old.
Services are pending.
Charles R. Adams was ...

Stranded air traveler helped by 'exceptional young people'

Editor:
Recently I was scheduled to take a plane from Denver to Riverton. The flight was canceled by Great Lakes Airlines, which left us unable to leave until ...

Three Shoshoni Wranglers wrestlers won individual titles to help their team win the Dogger Invitational championship Saturday at Lingle-Fort Laramie High ...

Riverton, Lander health care facilities to merge

In order to keep roughly 100 years of combined service in the county, Western Family Care of Riverton and Lander Medical Clinic of Lander are ...

President has some persuading to do on NSA

Civil libertarians in both the Democratic and Republican parties ought to make surveillance a key issue of the 2014 elections.

President Obama's ...

Tuesday notes

Court sides with Hill
There was thunder from the chambers of the Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday morning. Senate File 104, the hurriedly passed and ...

Digest

No contest plea in driver's death
GILLETTE -- A 29-year-old man accused of hitting and killing a tow truck driver on Interstate 90 has pleaded no ...

Decapitated man died by gunshot, sheriff says

CODY -- Authorities say a man whose decapitated body was found in a remote area of northwestern Wyoming died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The Park County ...

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal Transportation Department officials have agreed to announce Essential Air Service contracts for North Dakota communities this week, ...

Judge delays murder trial for Alice Uden

A judge has postponed the trial of Alice Uden, wife of confessed triple-murderer Gerald Uden, who killed three Riverton residents in 1980.
Alice Uden is ...

Gov. Matt Mead has committed another $400,000 to provide water for Pavillion-area landowners affected by bad groundwater and receiving a cistern from a state ...

Field grows to five for council vacancies; deadline noon Friday

With three days remaining for Riverton residents to be considered for one of two Riverton City Council vacancies, a fifth person has entered the field.
Two ...

The state superintendent is expected to resume immediately the duties stripped from her position last year.

The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

Super Bowl interest even higher this time around with the Broncos in game

It's as American as baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. Except it's football.
And chances are you'll set time aside this Super Bowl Sunday, maybe with friends ...

Today

Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "County won't take more action on Bennett in Drennen's case" should have said Leroy Hoster was ...

Nance named player of the week from Mountain West Conference

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming junior forward Larry Nance Jr. has been named Mountain West men's basketball Player of the Week for the second time this ...

Bonnie Jean Lay

Bonnie Jean Lay, of Wheatland, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home in Wheatland. She was 85 years old.
A funeral service ...

John D. Smith

John D. Smith died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Sparks, Nev., after a lengthy illness.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
John Smith was ...

 
 

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