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Letting prized racehorse wear nasal strip is a no-brainer

Who would have guessed a little nasal strip could ease the respiration of so many?
California Chrome, it was announced Monday, can wear his ersatz Breathe ...

No time left for arguments

With four kids in the stroller, time is too precious

It has been pointed out to me that I must be very busy --by nearly everyone I've encountered ...

The community room

A versatile and well-used facility seeks a citizen boost for needed improvements

The familiar, popular --and useful --community room at the Riverton ...

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Man drowns in Guernsey Reservoir
GUERNSEY -- A 21-year-old Scottsbluff, Nebraska, man has drowned in Guernsey Reservoir.
Platte County Sheriff Steve ...

Liam and Sophia top baby names

Liam again topped the list of names that Wyoming parents gave their newborn boys last year.
Liam was No. 1 in 2012, also.
According to the Wyoming Department ...

State considers firing squad for executions

CHEYENNE -- Prompted by the shortages of available drugs for lethal injections, Wyoming lawmakers are considering changing state law to permit execution of ...

Don't expect quick bonanza from lottery, CEO cautions

POWELL -- Wyoming's lottery chief has low initial revenue expectations as the games make their debut in the state.
"It's not going to be a whole lot in the ...

FCAG won't merge operations with transportation entity

The Fremont County Association of Governments has decided not to merge its organization with the Wind River Transportation Authority --an organization managed ...

College passes new budget; Sinks Canyon position cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved its fiscal year 2015 budget Wednesday during a regular meeting in Riverton.
The budget includes a ...

Another HD 33 candidate files; Lummis is in

Fremont County recorded three new candidate filings Wednesday.
U.S. Rep.Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., submitted her paperwork for re-election. She will face Jason ...

A judge dropped the case against a former Pioneer Museum employee who had been charged with helping his boss steal $29,000 of material from the Lander ...

High runoff coming, but BuRec now downplays risk

Snow runoff into Wind River and Bighorn Basin reservoirs still is predicted to be well above average for the rest of the spring into mid-summer, but a federal ...

Karen P. Gunnison

Karen P. Gunnison, of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River Center. She was 80 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Ann G. Clark

Ann G. Clark died Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. She was 62 years old.
Memorial services are ...

Lander girls carry top record into state soccer

The Lander Tigers closed out the regular season with a 10-game winning streak.

The best record in the Class 3-A girls soccer regular season was ...

The Riverton Wolverines doubled their number of Class 4-A state track qualifiers from a year ago.The Wolverines have 16 going to state this weekend in Casper. ...

While breaking their final practice huddle of the year at Wolverine Field Tuesday evening, the Riverton High School boys soccer team yelled "Championship!" as ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "Campbell challenged in HD 34; two file vs. Case for state senate" should have said Dubois Mayor ...

Trustees OK library director's work plan

The Fremont County Library Systems board of trustees has approved expectations for director Tracy Cook.
Cook -- who developed the work plan based on what the ...

College mulls eliminating position at canyon center

Adoption of the preliminary budget for fiscal year 2015 will take place Wednesday.

A proposed reduction in force at Central Wyoming College has ...

 
 

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