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In Tuesday's Ranger, a page two headline should have said, "CO blamed for eight deaths."

Births
PINGREE
A daughter was born to ...

Volunteers with the Foster Grandparents program said the group will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

Riverton Mayor Lars Baker proclaimed ...

Phone scammer hung up when confronted by simple question

Editor:
One of the "scammers" mentioned in a letter to the editor called me in January.
He told me (in a heavy foreign accent that I don't think anyone ...

What we believe vs. what we know

The bare-knuckle debate might pound home the point

Bare-knuckle fighting is a stupid excuse for a sport that only attracts stupid people.
That's my ...

Funny business

Our Sunday comics are different, but not because of anything we did

One of the most popular parts of our newspaper has changed.
The Ranger's Sunday ...

Digest

Plan would protect ferret hosts
CHEYENNE --Federal officials have a new plan to encourage more landowners in Wyoming to allow reintroduction of ...

Montana wants lawsuit to quantify water rights

The state claims Wyoming shorted water deliveries on the Tongue River for decades.

CHEYENNE --The state of Montana is urging the U.S. Supreme Court ...

Wisconsin college hires former CWC administrator as president

Jason Wood of Riverton has been hired as president of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, effective July 1.
Wood formerly served as executive vice ...

Donations to victims of Dubois fire slow down; demolition has begun

The flow of donations for business owners and others affected by the December fire in downtown Dubois has slowed to a trickle as rebuilding efforts get under ...

Bids for new elementary school exceed budget

District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder says he is optimistic the Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission will allow the district to move forward with its ...

Bill extends federal help to rural water systems

DENVER -- Senators from Colorado, Wyoming and Montana are co-sponsoring a bill to re-authorize training and other assistance for rural water ...

Are smartphones truly evil?

Or was it just an extended April Fools' Day?

April Fools' Day is such a party for all you tricksters, but it wouldn't be what it is without all the ...

Skate park fundraising nears total; rec board adds $10K

The City of Riverton has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association and Dreamland Skateparks, which will be ...

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Births
KIMSEY
A son was born to Jenny Kimsey of Riverton and Jimmy Kimsey of Lander at 11:20 p.m. March 6 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Events start at 11 a.m. Friday at Harry Geldien Stadium.

With the first month of the track and field season behind them, the Riverton Wolverines, ...

Today

Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Superintendent at Arapahoe out immediately" should have said Chantell Denson was superintendent ...

Many sandhill cranes are migrating through Fremont County this spring. Catching a photo of one or two is simple with a little work and knowledge.
The birds ...

Look past the deer's tongue

Some hunters in the Pavillion area have reported harvesting deer with blue tongues, causing them to be concerned about consuming the animals' meat.
Wyoming ...

The Wind River chapter of the Back Country Horsemen is preparing to clear 14 miles of the Continental Divide Trail as part of an annual project for the ...

When Reece Prosser lost in the finals of the prestigious Ron Thon Memorial wrestling tournament in February, he was determined not to have a setback again. ...

 
 

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