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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, ...

Rules for pleasant family gatherings

They worked for me on the Fourth, and Labor Day approaches

The Fourth of July is in the rear view mirror for another year.
Now it's safe to talk ...

Voting early

Sometimes necessity requires it, but there are good reasons to wait

The 2014 Wyoming primary election still is more than a month away, but you can ...

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Park tour bus crash hurts seven
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK -- A bus carrying Asian tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National ...

Earhart search sponsor wants to move forward on lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming man who paid $1 million to sponsor a search for Amelia Earhart's missing airplane is asking a federal judge not to dismiss his fraud ...

CHEYENNE -- State and federal officials are negotiating terms and conditions for an upcoming reappraisal of valuable state land located within the boundaries of ...

Vintage games, anvil blasting featured at Gold Rush Days

The two-day annual event begins Saturday in South Pass City.

Gold Rush Days in South Pass City are set to kick off Saturday.
The South Pass City ...

Impounded van might be linked to vehicle thefts

Police have impounded a suspect vehicle in connection with a string of thefts reported recently in Riverton.
The silver Chrysler Town and Country contained ...

Construction begins at new justice center

In a fitting scene for Fremont County, dignitaries turned the first ceremonial spadefuls of dirt for the Riverton justice center on Friday before a back drop ...

Norman 'Norm' Davis

Norman "Norm" Davis, of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 85 years old.
A private family service will be at ...

 
 

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