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WIHS planning vigil to mark shooting at sister high school in Colorado

Last week's fatal school shooting in Centennial, Colo., held special significance for students and staff at Wyoming Indian High School in Ethete.
For about ...

After third appeal, man serving life for murder now faces lesser charge

Gabriel Drennen was previously found guilty of murder for the shooting death of Leroy Hoster, 29, on May 2, 2010.

After his third appeal, a man who ...

Take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our state during the holiday break

Most of us know, but we often take it for granted, that our state, the great state of Wyoming, is among the most beautiful places in the world. The diversity ...

UW drops game at DU

Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a career-high 38 points and added a season-high 12 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped ...

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In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "High-value fire on Union Pass under probe; 'not suspicious,'" should have referred to the Dubois ...

Windsor meat company expands product recall

WINDSOR, Colo. --A Windsor meat company is expanding a recall of meat and poultry that was produced in unsanitary conditions.
The U.S. Agriculture Department ...

Kerry walks the diplomacy high wire

His success has been limited so far, but he's willing to take risks -- and he's not even a year into the job.

Has John F. Kerry turned into the ...

Wyoming legislator wants a new health insurance option

CHEYENNE --A senior Wyoming state lawmaker announced Monday he will push to change state law to allow people who are losing health care coverage that doesn't ...

Funding for more public transportation 'very unlikely'

Editor:
I read the letter from the young man I take to be an exchange student of some kind from Germany. He talked about having more public transportation. ...

WIHS girls win two games this weekend, looking forward to classic with Wind River

A lot of questions were answered this weekend for the Lady Chiefs of Wyoming Indian.
The team swept the Billings Tournament after a Thursday evening loss to ...

Two Tigers named 'best of best' during Brave Brawls during Brave Brawls

Two Lander Valley High School Tigers won "Best of the Best" wrestling titles on Saturday at the Brave Brawls in Afton.
Kyle Carey won his championship at 120 ...

Sage grouse critics say feds are closed-minded

ELKO, Nev. --An ex-state lawmaker and longtime critic of U.S. land managers says he's convinced the feds have already made up their mind to list the Greater ...

Chiefs start season with success at two-day Billings tournament

Wyoming Indian boys' basketball remains unbeaten and unchallenged after a three-day opening weekend series.
The Chiefs blew past Lovell 71-39 on the road ...

Stanley Wayne Bain

Stanley Wayne Bain, of Hudson, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. He was 64 years old.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Veterans of ...

Dalton 'Tex' Loudermilk

Dalton "Tex" Loudermilk, of Pavillion, went to that "great range in the sky" Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

Marjorie J. Nichols

Marjorie J. Nichols, of Riverton, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at her son's home in Basin after a short fight with leukemia. She was 81 years old.
Per her ...

Bohl, future Wyoming coach, coaches North Dakota State to FCS quarterfinal victory

FARGO, N.D. -- Sam Ojuri rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns as top-seeded North Dakota State crushed Coastal Carolina 48-14 in a FCS quarterfinal game ...

Sheridan 'D' shackles Riverton girls in 59-31 loss Saturday on the road

The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team traveled to Sheridan Saturday and ran into a tough, athletic and physical Lady Bronc squad. Sheridan jumped on ...

Burly Sheridan thumps Wolverine boys 75-47

Riverton is 1-3 on the season heading to this weekend's Flaming Gorge tournament in Green River.

A rugged Sheridan Bronc boys basketball team ...

Flanagan, Berg, Her Many Horses are fall coaches of the year

Lars Flanagan, Terry Berg and Chico Her Many Horses coached their Fremont County teams to state titles in golf and cross country this fall.
Each won the coach ...

 
 

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