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Wyoming athlete wins MWC decathlon

Junior Kyle Sullivan wasn't flashy during Thursday's decathlon at the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Championships, but he was solid and that proved to be enough ...

What a month for great showings by some local athletes

In the last two weeks, Kaylee Burnett, Tristan White and Easton Paxton have produced big-time headlines in the sports pages of the Ranger.
The eye-opening ...

Wyoming needn't fear science

And we shouldn't refuse to teach it in our schools

Sometimes politics and science get all twisted up.
That's what has happened in Wyoming at the ...

Rules of the road

A horrible accident near Gillette sounds an alarm for everyone

The photograph on page 3 of Thursday's Ranger was more than a spectacular picture of ...

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Wrecked bus was on cruise control
GILLETTE -- Troopers investigating an accident where a bus crashed into a car, triggering an eight-vehicle pileup ...

VA reviewing state records

CASPER -- Veterans Affairs officials have been reviewing records in Wyoming after a VA nurse in Cheyenne was put on leave for telling employees to falsify ...

Sugar co-op cited over plant death

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has cited the Western Sugar Cooperative with 12 violations stemming from a workplace fatality that ...

HELENA, Mont. -- The head of Montana's wildlife agency said Thursday federal officials will seek to lift federal protections from some threatened grizzly bears ...

Citizens aim to raise $47,200 for renovation of library room

A group of Riverton residents has launched a fundraising campaign to refurbish the community room of the Riverton Branch Library.
The upgrade would install a ...

Election filing period opens; 19 residents submit interest

Nineteen Fremont County residents filed as candidates for state and local office Thursday.
The filing period opened Thursday and lasts through May 30 for ...

Ethete man arrested after fight, said he saw devil

Police were dispatched just before 10 p.m. Saturday to reports that several men were fighting in a parking lot in the 3000 block of College Hill Drive. ...

Mortarboards will fly this weekend and next as schools across Fremont County have graduation ceremonies.
University of Wyoming Extension graduates were the ...

Jefferson, Xaivong to wed June 4

Jason Jefferson and Dara Xaivong, of Tama, Iowa, have announced their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Will and Shawn Fox of Bismark, N.D., the late ...

David L. Shoup

David L. Shoup, of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after a 10-year battle with multiple sclerosis. He ...

Compassionate family picked up homeless dog on Cooper Road

Editor:
This letter is to salute the family who picked up the homeless dog on Cooper Road. In a world that can be quite cold and heartless to our four-footed ...

Why didn't writer help the abandoned dog on roadside?

Editor:
I have a question for Ms. Rood who witnessed a supposed abandoned dog starving on the side of the road.
Why didn't you just feed the dog? Or take ...

Forum describes way for tribes, city to resolve boundary dispute

Michigan residents visited Central Wyoming College on Tuesday to discuss a 2005 boundary dispute in the city of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., that began after a lawsuit ...

School board recognizes Science Olympiad teams

The FremontR00;County School District 25 Board of Trustees took a moment during a recent meeting to acknowledge the Riverton Middle School Science Olympiad ...

VA must act now to restore lost confidence

The Department of Veterans Affairs' treatment of former service members remains a national disgrace and a betrayal of veterans, who deserve timely medical ...

Deputies to monitor abandoned dog

A woman called police at about noon May 9 to report someone abandoning a dog on Cooper Road near Mountain View Cemetery. Officials said the animal had ...

 
 

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