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Winter Carnival Crab Crack preps for big crowd Saturday

A new addition to this weekend's 11th Annual Crab Crack event aligns with the Wild West Winter Carnival theme for 2014: "Snuggling in the Snow."
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City council splits 3-2 on plan for sewer service in subdivision

A new agreement approved by the city of Riverton and property owners may help expand sanitary sewer service in the future to more than 50 residents off of ...

College decides to search nationwide for next president

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has decided to look both locally and nationwide for the school's next president.
The board met Wednesday in ...

Cowboys struggle at free-throw line in 67-62 setback at Fresno State

FRESNO, Calif. -- They're something that often does not get talked about -- unless they are missed.
Unfortunately, missed free throws were a talking point for ...

Head coach Joe Legerski wanted two things out of his University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Wednesday night against Fresno State: more balance on offense and for ...

Big road trip this weekend for Lander hoops teams

The Lander Tigers and Cody Broncs have emerged as two of the top contenders in the Class 3-A West basketball conference.
The two teams collide Friday night ...

Watts, Campbell top performers for RHS at Spearfish indoor meet

Sean Watts and Shepp Campbell each earned a third-place finish for the Riverton Wolverines Saturday at the Stadium Grill High School Open indoor track meet in ...

That's the most wins of any team in Wyoming's high school age bracket for the sport.

The Riverton River Rats high-school-age hockey team has jumped ...

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Clarifications
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "WRTA passenger numbers up; wreck reduces bus fleet by one" should have said the Wind River ...

BBB warns of 'one ring' phone scam

If residents receive a call on their cellphones preceded by just one or two rings, chances are it is part of a new "one ring" phone scam spreading quickly ...

Final defendant in Hudson homicides pleads guilty

Jude Blackburn will spend at least 20 years behind bars for his role in the 2011 murders.

The last defendant in the case of a 2011 double homicide in ...

If the existing design could be used for Riverton's new K-3 school, months of planning time and expense could be saved.

Riverton School District 25 ...

Hill worries state dragging its feet on restoring past duties

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said she is looking forward to returning to her post at the head of the Wyoming Department of Education, ...

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One dead, one hurt in wreck
GILLETTE -- Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured in a crash involving a pickup and a ...

Five in the 500

It was a very good year

Many readers followed along during 2013 as we imagined making a $500 investment in something called an "index fund" based on ...

The state-owned lot lies just south of the Wyoming Honor Farm and has been the subject of discussions among state and local leaders since 2006.

The ...

D.C. gridlock undermines the SOTU address

Nearly seven years after the onset of the Big Recession, the state of the union is improving on most fronts. The state of the federal government? Not so ...

Event for writers was well done and well received

Editor:
I'd like to say how much I enjoyed reading at the Westword Writers "Winter Gathering of Words" at the Riverton Branch Library on Jan. 23.
I believe ...

Decapitated body stymies Park County cops

CHEYENNE -- The discovery of an unidentified murder victim's headless body nearly three weeks ago on a remote, dead-end dirt road in Wyoming has stymied ...

From The Hulk to Mommy

Yes, the twins -- Jameson and Rowan -- have arrived

As I have the peculiar opportunity to use this column for routine countywide announcements. I ...

 
 

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