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This year's early snow was trouble, but the storm 30 years ago was even worse

Yes, last week's heavy, wet snow was a damaging surprise. But do you recall one dubbed "a late summer snowstorm" by The Ranger on Monday, Sept. 13, 1983?
We ...

Be ready this time

Incredibly, another heavy snowstorm's arrival is imminent

You know all those public service announcements about "winter preparedness"?
Well, nights ...

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UW to honor distinguished alums
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will give its Distinguished Alumni Award to four people during UW homecoming on ...

Winter storm bears down on much of Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- Winter storm warnings and watches have been posted for a large part of central and eastern Wyoming.
The National Weather Service says a storm ...

State lands chief named by governor

CHEYENNE -- A lawyer with the Wyoming Attorney General's Office will serve as the new director of the state Office of State Lands and Investments.
Gov. Matt ...

Smaller wolf quota for hunters this season; four taken in early days

Hunting will remain open through the end of the year or until hunters reach the 26-wolf quota.

CHEYENNE -- At least four wolves have been killed in ...

WASHINGTON -- Ford's Theatre has canceled performances of "The Laramie Project" because the theater must close during the government shutdown, but it will ...

Sinks Canyon student housing project could find new life

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have a new plan for moving forward with a student housing project in Sinks Canyon.
The undertaking was stalled this ...

City weighs door-to-door regs

Chief Mike Broadhead said his officers field a number of complaints from residents who are uncomfortable having salespeople on their property.

Not ...

Listeners at Central Wyoming College's first "Hot Topics" forum of the fall got an earful on the specifics of hydraulic fracturing and the pros and cons of the ...

Jury misinformed, so new trial required for murder convict, high court says

Misinformation provided by Fremont County prosecutors has led the Wyoming Supreme Court to throw out a Riverton man's first-degree murder conviction.
Gabriel ...

Wolverines host Natrona in Thursday volleyball

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will try for a conference win against the Casper Natrona Fillies at 6 p.m. Thursday at Wolverine Gym.
Less than ...

Paxton pulls away for 11-stroke win at 4-A golf tourney

It's the first individual crown at state for a Riverton boy.

Freshman Easton Paxton pulled away from the field Tuesday to secure the Class 4-A ...

It's just the sixth state championship for the Wolvernes boys in any sport and the first since 1999.

School history was made Tuesday when three ...

Health/science center 'great,' and there is no better word

Editor:
What a nice, beautiful day it was on Sept. 20 for the dedication of the CWC Health and Science Center.
I am embarrassed now because I didn't even ...

In praise of the one-shot hunts

Wyoming leading the way on a positive path

Let's take a moment to salute one-shot antelope hunts.
Both of them.
That's right. The Lander One-Shot ...

Champions

There haven't been many in RHS boys sports, so celebrate the golfers

State championships for Riverton High School sports teams have been rare through ...

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Births
BLUE BIRD
A son was born to Tana No Horse, of Riverton, at 5:24 p.m. Sept. 18, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ...

Winter storm watch posted again in Wyoming

Only a week after a strong snowstorm caused power outages and property damages in Fremont County and elsewhere, a new winter storm watch has been posted for a ...

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Life sentence sought in bar slaying
CASPER -- Prosecutors say they intend to seek a life sentence for an Evansville man charged with murder and other ...

 
 

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