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Science education law draws national attention

Wyoming students deserve classes that focus on the science of climate change and leave out political agendas.
That's the thought behind Thursday's launch of a ...

No budget is perfect

In our county this year, the big decisions weren't taken lightly

Another fiscal year budget is on the books for Fremont County. Statistically, we'll ...

Air service task force advises guarantee for airline

Tasked with improving service at Riverton Regional Airport, the Fremont County Air Service Task force is considering a revenue guarantee plan for airlines ...

Meeting on parks, paths draws mostly negative words

Most comments were negative as Riverton community members shared their opinions about local parks and trails during a city council work session July 8.
Some ...

Longtime legislator Illoway runs for Secretary of State

Wyoming Secretary of State candidate Pete Illoway says two things set him apart from his competitors: He is the most experienced, and he does not want to seek ...

Sinks Canyon State Park has announced the Fireside Speaker Series schedule for summer 2014. The series began Friday.
The presentations will be at 6:30 p.m. ...

One of Fremont County's major political figures of the middle 20th century was Helen Petersdorf. She held an office that no longer exists -- Fremont County ...

Dubois celebrating Museum Day with art, music, demonstrations

The historic cabins will come alive from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday with interpreters dressed in period clothing sharing unique perspectives on local ...

WY Outside hosts youth film contest

Wyoming youth ages 8 to 18 have an opportunity to show what experiencing nature means to them and exhibit their creative abilities by entering the second ...

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Rodeo entries being accepted
The 102nd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the ...

Little League district play begins; Lander out for more success

In the past two years, the same group of Lander Little League all-stars won back-to-back district titles in the 9- and 10-year-old age divisions.
Now, Lander ...

Riverton's 9-10, 11-12 teams open vs. Lander and Green River. The double-elimination tournament will continue on Wednesday in Bridger Valley. Lander plays ...

County represented well at national high school finals rodeo

Cowboy Joby Barquin and cowgirl Josee Vogel have been preparing all summer for the National High School Finals Rodeo next week in Rock Springs.
Barquin is ...

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Births
JIMENEZ
A son was born to Alicia J. Sanchez of Lander and Robert M. Jimenez of Alice, Texas, at 12:10 a.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Ragan earns two scholarships in college ceremony

Kristi J. Ragan of Lander received the Paul McIlvain Scholarship and the Rebecca Porter Wells Scholarship during Monmouth College's annual honor convocation ...

County student attends two-week German language course

Wind River High School freshman Cole Nelson attended a two-week Concordia Language Villages session at Waldsee, the German Language Village located near ...

Baxter receives seat-belt survivor award

Officials say Alexandra Baxter's buckledseatbeltsaved her life May 28 when her passenger vehicle rolled two-and-a-half times on Paradise Valley Road near ...

CWC students named to honor roll, dean's list

Central Wyoming College's 2014 spring semester grades have been computed and 87 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ...

Florida governor's stumbles worry some in GOP

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott is a multimillionaire and flies in a private jet, yet his campaign decided to criticize Democratic challenger ...

College 'chooses to ignore' local talent when hiring

Editor:
Respectfully, I disagree with Ron Granger, vice president of administrative services at Central Wyoming College. In the June 8 issue of The Ranger, ...

 
 

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