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Campbell challenged in HD34; two file vs. Case for state senate

About two dozen Fremont County residents filed for political office through Friday.
The formal filing period opened Thursday and continues through May 30 for ...

Chris Curtis Joubert

Memorial service for former Riverton resident Chris Joubert are at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Gillette Christian Center, with the Rev. Clint Pickrel ...

Norman R. Hillmer

Dr. Norman R. Hillmer, of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, at Bethel Lutheran Church ...

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 ...

Anthropology students excel at state

Current and former students in the Central Wyoming College anthropology program were awarded scholarships and prizes for work presented at the 2014 conference ...

CWC speech and debate team places 10th in nation

The Central Wyoming College speech and debate team placed tenth in the nation among community colleges at the National Individual Events Tournament at Arizona ...

Phi Kappa Phi inducts five county residents

Four Fremont County residents recently were initiated into the University of Wyoming chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

Rock Springs Lady Tiger sophomore Madisyn Cantrell got behind Riverton's defense and scored her team's only goal in the sixth minute, but it was all Rock ...

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 ...

 
 

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