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A scrappy effort by Riverton's girls came up short against Evanston, despite 11 points from Leighanna Shoulderblade.

The Lady Red Devils of Evanston ...

It was the toughest weekend of the year for the Wind River girls on the road in Lincoln and Unita Counties last weekend.
On Friday, the Cougars dropped a ...

Teron Doebele led Riverton with 18 points, but the Red Devils' Brock Ehlers nearly matched it with 17.

The last time Easton Paxton and Brock Ehlers ...

The biggest religious holidays in America, it has often been noted, are Christmas, Easter and the Super Bowl.
Nothing brings us together like Super Bowl ...

Wyoming Caregiver Act vital to support these 'superheroes'

Editor:
There is no greater demonstration of what family means than being a caregiver. In Wyoming, more than 66,000 people personally exemplify being family ...

Riveted and repulsed

And this is just week one of the presidential primaries

All the political media world is abuzz two days after the Iowa caucuses and their fascinating ...

Convicted former county attorney seeks probation

Richard Bohling's legal team has argued that his prosecution was malicious.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Scores of friends and relatives of former Albany County ...

Wyoming digest

Low risk for Zika in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming health officials say that the state is not at risk for mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, but they ...

DUI crackdown coming countywide over Super Bowl weekend

Fremont County law enforcement will be looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or not wearing seatbelts during Super Bowl ...

Snowpack numbers rising; still below median for date

The winter storm that blew into Fremont County early this week contributed to an improved snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin.
The SWE was 74 ...

Fourth in a series

Job Corps officials are looking for opportunities to send students into the local community in the coming months.
"They want Job ...

District 25 delaying action on elementary reconfiguration; vote expected by Feb. 23

Fremont County School District 25 has pushed back the time frame for deciding on the elementary school configuration in order to give the community another ...

Today

Corrections

In Sunday's Ranger, the page A-5 story "Public reception closes art show Friday at CWC" should have said a ...

ACA plans often have quit-smoking incentive

After initial enthusiasm for new year's resolutions, commitment often slows or ends in February - just when changes in behavior can start to become ...

Don Ricks

Pete Peters and I always waved when we met on the highway.
He would be in uniform at the wheel of his Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser. I would be pulling a ...

Why not move the old siren to the fire hall?

Editor:
If the Riverton fire department needs a new place for the old fire siren, why not put it on top of the fire hall?
Is that a crazy idea? It's right ...

Tuesday notes

No shadow
Punxsutawney, Pa., is two time zones away from Wyoming. That must be why Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather-forecasting groundhog, is ...

Murder convict dies in prison

(AP) -- Wyoming Department of Corrections officials say a Casper inmate serving a life term for his mother's death has died after battling an ...

Setting up House run, Liz Cheney says energy policy would be her top priority

GILLETTE (AP) -- Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a ...

Wyoming digest

Interstate travel treacherous
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Interstate 80 across southern Wyoming Monday and early Tuesday as a major winter storm brought ...

 
 

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