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Bids for new elementary school exceed budget

District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder says he is optimistic the Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission will allow the district to move forward with its ...

Bill extends federal help to rural water systems

DENVER -- Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and Montana are co-sponsoring a bill to re-authorize training and other assistance for rural water ...

Are smartphones truly evil?

Or was it just an extended April Fools' Day?

April Fools' Day is such a party for all you tricksters, but it wouldn't be what it is without all the ...

Skate park fundraising nears total; rec board adds $10K

The City of Riverton has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association and Dreamland Skateparks, which will be ...

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Births
KIMSEY
A son was born to Jenny Kimsey of Riverton and Jimmy Kimsey of Lander at 11:20 p.m. March 6 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Events start at 11 a.m. Friday at Harry Geldien Stadium.

With the first month of the track and field season behind them, the Riverton Wolverines, ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Superintendent at Arapahoe out immediately" should have said Chantell Denson was superintendent ...

Many sandhill cranes are migrating through Fremont County this spring. Catching a photo of one or two is simple with a little work and knowledge.
The birds ...

Look past the deer's tongue

Some hunters in the Pavillion area have reported harvesting deer with blue tongues, causing them to be concerned about consuming the animals' meat.
Wyoming ...

The Wind River chapter of the Back Country Horsemen is preparing to clear 14 miles of the Continental Divide Trail as part of an annual project for the ...

When Reece Prosser lost in the finals of the prestigious Ron Thon Memorial wrestling tournament in February, he was determined not to have a setback again. ...

Despite playing some of the second half in snowy conditions, the Lander Tigers blanked the Rawlins Outlaws 12-0 in the Class 3-A Southeast girls soccer ...

An easy fix to texting while driving

But just because it's easy doesn't mean it's every going to happen.

I looked out the window as son-in-law Adam accelerated through late-morning city ...

Holiday of the sun

It's Easter, more than any other

Human eyes are watching the sky.
At Easter, we hope for nothing so much as a sunny day.
Our weather forecast for ...

Digest

Elk die when ice breaks
JACKSON -- Wildlife officials say more than 30 elk died after they fell through the ice on Palisades Reservoir, which straddles ...

University chief stresses value of cooperation with Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- A strong relationship with Cheyenne may be key to maintaining and improving the University of Wyoming.
Economic development and partnerships with ...

Riverton was being transformed in the mid-1950s due to the huge uranium discoveries east of town. The population was growing fast, and many civic improvements ...

An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ...

Hunter takes world-record elk with crossbow

It is not easy setting a world record.
Albert Henderson found that out the hard way in September when he used a crossbow to harvest a monster bull elk on ...

Bagpiper to perform, speak at museum event in Lander

"Fremont County's Scottish Heritage" is the second program in the Discovery Speakers Series.
The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fremont County ...

 
 

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