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CWC names 92 students to president's honor roll

Central Wyoming College's 2013 fall semester grades have been computed, and 92 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ...

Lander man among first grads of AARP's volunteer institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. --On Jan. 8, Charlie Smith of Lander participated in the graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of AARP's Volunteer Leadership Institute. ...

RHS students advance to state science fair

The following Riverton High School students earned awards at the 2014 West Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 at Central Wyoming College in ...

Second Amendment rights infringement needs corrected

Editor:
Who is Steve Barlow? According to a story in the Jan. 18 issue of The Ranger, Mr. Barlow is the Central Wyoming College campus safety director. The ...

Senate correct to tackle sex assault epidemic in the military

The way sexual assaults are handled in the military is a disaster -- even the top brass concede this point. The Associated Press provided more evidence of that ...

Ten thoughts on love

It's a mix of romance and common sense

Valentine's Day is here, and it made me think back to high school girlfriends.
High school is the often the ...

Committees, amendments

The Cindy Hill case hits a couple of (mild) stumbling blocks at the Capitol

The Wyoming Legislature staggered a couple of steps in the right ...

Digest

G&F funding may get boost
CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee has endorsed a bill that would transfer some of the costs of running the state ...

Bank robbery a dud because door was locked

CHEYENNE -- Sheriff's officials say employees of a bank in a small town in southeast Wyoming unwittingly thwarted a holdup by locking the front door. Sheriff's ...

Same-sex marriage bills nixed in House

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House on Thursday defeated bills on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.
The House first defeated a bill that would have changed ...

Other anniversary events are planned through the summer.

A Valentine's Day dinner and show kick off the 100th anniversary of Fremont County 4-H this ...

Deal postponed in store mugging

Concerns about her public defender led a woman charged in connection with a November mugging at Walmart to postpone finalizing a plea agreement.
District ...

CWC leaders in Washington for summit with lawmakers

Members of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees are in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2014 National Legislative Summit.
The annual meeting ...

State files petition on EPA action in fed appeals court

The state of Wyoming filed a petition Friday morning in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals requesting a review of the Environmental Protection Agency's recent ...

EPA backs off border ruling for time being, acknowledges likely 'court proceedings'

The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to stay part of a recent ruling granting treatment as a state (TAS) to the Northern Arapaho and Eastern ...

James Earl Stephenson

James "Jim" Earl Stephenson, formerly of Fremont County, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital after a battle with cancer. He ...

Wallace Wolfrang

Wallace Wolfrang died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Casper. He was 81 years old.
A visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Blue Sky Hall in ...

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Births
PORTER
A daughter was born to Kiri and Drew Porter, of Riverton, at 12:03 a.m. Nov. 28, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 ...

Wolverine indoor track team to Simplott games

The track meet features athletes from across the western U.S.

The Riverton High School Wolverines are sending 11 indoor track athletes to the annual ...

Cowgirls connect for nine 3-pointers to get past San Diego State

Home or away, it's usually not a wise move to play a zone defense against the University of Wyoming Cowgirls.
San Diego State found that out first hand ...

 
 

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