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Some programs rebuild. The Dubois Rams just reload.
Dubois won back to back Class 1-A 6-man state football titles in 2011 and 2012 and fell in the ...

Wolverine cross country teams start season Friday

"Potential" is the best word Riverton High School Wolverines cross country coach Jay Dayton had in describing his team in the early stages of practice. ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Wild horse meeting draws dozens" should have said John Radosevich held up a can of soup when he ...

Fremont County Fire Protection District chief Craig Haslam said his district has 158 active volunteer firefighters and 29 fire-core members providing services ...

Global chaos: Better get used to it

Governments are less capable of coping than they used to be

It's a chaotic world out there. But we'd better get used to it; this may be the new ...

Thanks for fun memory of a good high school teacher

Editor:
I read Steve Peck's remembrance of "Doc" Robert Mower, the high school chemistry teacher, with a smile. (...

Biennial lament

Let's hope the rush to chop every local election into districts has run its course

Reader response to the newest "The Way It Was" photograph and ...

Digest

Man shot in church
CENTENNIAL -- Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded in a Centennial church, possibly after interrupting a burglary.
The ...

Laramie man charged in 1972 murder

LARAMIE -- A judge on Tuesday ruled prosecutors have strong enough evidence against a Laramie man accused of killing a 20-year-old woman 42 years ago that they ...

Backhoe nicks oil pipe, causes spill

CHEYENNE -- A 25,000-gallon oil spill in the Powder River Basin occurred after a backhoe nicked a 6-inch underground pipeline and, over time, corrosion turned ...

Road rebuild with new rec path sparks disagreement

A county road project that has drawn some criticism has reached the end of an official objection period. The plan is to rebuild a 2,000-foot section of ...

Man bites off part of woman's lip, gnaws at paint, seats in cop cars

A Crowheart man was arrested Tuesday morning, reportedly after he bit off a "large portion" of a woman's upper lip in Riverton.
Wondo Tarness, 38, of ...

Collision near fairgrounds ends in flight to hospital

A 51-year-old Riverton woman was flown to Casper for treatment Tuesday after being involved in a two-vehicle accident near the Fremont County ...

Two teenagers were arrested Tuesday afternoon after leaving the scene of an accident at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

Van nearly drives over edge on the Main Street hill

A 66-year-old Kinnear man avoided major injury Tuesday afternoon when he drove his minivan into a ...

Council cuts trash hours, votes to eliminate alley dumpsters in Riverton

How they voted
Riverton City Council members who voted to cut trash collection hours and require roll-out containers instead of alley dumpsters were ...

Mervin 'Merv' Bushyhead

Mervin "Merv" Bushyhead, of Arapahoe, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Chubbuck, Idaho. He was 62 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at ...

Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse

Ambrose Wesley Medicine Horse, of Ethete, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in his home. He was 48 years old.
An overnight visitation will begin at 5 p.m. ...

CWC won two of four matches and also extended two nationally-ranked teams to extra games.

Two wins and two losses in Rock Springs started the 2014 ...

 
 

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