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Formal dedication ceremonies for the memorial honoring the late Sgt. Maj. Kevin Griffin are set for noon Wednesday at Veterans Park on the Rails to Trails ...

Seniors urged to apply for Daniels scholarship

Motivated college-bound high school seniors in Wyoming are encouraged to visit DanielsFund.org to apply for the Daniels Scholarship Program. The application ...

A 48-year-old Riverton man suffered serious injuries Aug. 24 after wrecking his Harley Davidson motorcycle east of Pavillion.
Michael Starks was found ...

National Does president at state meeting in Riverton

The Riverton Does Drove welcomed national Does Grand Lodge supreme president Esther Fister-Palmer this weekend.
A local audience greeted Fister-Palmer in a ...

Bear caught after found in barn

A grizzly bear was captured Thursday morning in Dubois morning after reportedly wandering into a barn on Bald Mountain Road on Wednesday.
Officials said they ...

Wyoming has biggest drop in driving of any state

With the smallest, most spread-out population in the country, it's no surprise that Wyomingites drive more miles each year than residents of any other ...

Sheep count up a bit in county; prices dip

Wyoming as a whole boasts 5,000 more sheep and lambs this year than last, a difference of about 1.3 percent.

With 20,500 animals, there is about one ...

County's jobless rate nudged lower; still well ahead of '12 performance

Unemployment in Fremont County ticked slightly higher in July, although the local jobs market continues to outperform conditions of a year ago.
The Wyoming ...

Rustlers drop first league volleyball match in Sheridan

Sheridan College spoiled the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Region IX opener by taking a 25-19, 25-23, 25-16, victory.
The match was played Thursday night ...

The Shoshoni Wranglers swept Burlington for a successful volleyball home opener on Thursday night.
Shoshoni rolled 25-10, 25-17, 25-18.
The Wranglers ...

Two-day high school rodeo starts Friday at Lander Old Timers arena

The season started last weekend in Wheatland. The Jackson rodeo is next up on Sept. 14-15.

The Lander Old Timers Arena is the site of a two-day high ...

RHS spikers go up 2-0 on KW, can't hold lead

Riverton is in Gillette this weekend for the Camel Invitational volleyball tournament.

Senior Haley Snell had 18 kills as the Riverton Lady ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one photo cutline for "Crack crew" should have said Wyoming Department of Transportation employee Kirk ...

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources honors Riverton native

A Riverton native and the owner of a forest products company with headquarters in Hulett are this year's outstanding alumni award recipients from the ...

Public has a stake in lawsuit on surveillance

Microsoft's intention to move ahead with a lawsuit to force more information to be revealed about federal surveillance orders is welcome news for ...

Night skies amaze and humble

I get a lot of people telling me they read this monthly article about stars and that they enjoy it. I started caring for "Northern Rockies Skies" a year ago, ...

Staying out of Syria

There are many reasons, but a lack of strategic significance for the U.S. isn't one of them

As the United States lines up for expected military ...

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ATV crash into Seminoe kills man
RAWLINS -- Carbon County authorities say a man who was riding on an all-terrain vehicle died after the four-wheeler ...

New WDE boss: Reform efforts are worthwhile

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is on the right track in its effort to hold schools and educators accountable for the academic performance of their K-12 students, according ...

WHP says bike rider's death was a suicide

SHERIDAN -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has concluded that a bicyclist who died north of Sheridan over the weekend committed suicide by intentionally pulling out ...

 
 

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