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Smith named to Manning Award watch list for second consecutive year

University of Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has been named to the 2013 Manning Award watch list.
The announcement was made on Friday by the Manning ...

Riverton finished second in the state tournament, its best finish in 27 years.

Riverton Little League all-star baseball manager Scott Fabricus knew ...

Three dozen teams compete in hog wrestling

The Fremont County Fair hog wrestling competition began at 8 p.m. Thursday in the grandstands arena.

Female 16 and older
Eleven teams competed in ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "West Nile carriers now detected across much of the county" should have said municipal workers ...

Riverton man pleads guilty to tax evasion

Already in prison for embezzlement, a Riverton man has pleaded guilty to tax evasion for not paying nearly $400,000 owed to the Internal Revenue ...

Case picked to lead district of Wyoming Elks Association

Frances I. Case, of Riverton, has been installed as District Deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the Southwest District of the Wyoming Elks ...

Starks celebrate 50 years

Earl and Sharon Starks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house July 27 at the Outlaw Inn in Rock Springs.
The couple married July 21, ...

Summerlin, Martin to wed Aug. 17

Stephenie Summerlin, the daughter of Dan and Sheila Summerlin of Pavillion, is engaged to Jared Martin, the son of Scott and Peggy Martin of Riverton.
The ...

Boot Bar wins 'best theme' award in county fair parade

Seventy-six floats entered the 2013 fair parade, "Celebrating 100 years of Traditions and Fun," July 27 on Main Street in Riverton.
The best theme award went ...

Mideast needs more than new peace talks

Can you blame Americans for not getting excited about new peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians? It's not that we don't care, but we know these talks ...

A rock from a mountaintop

I know better, but it helps me remember a nice day.

It's confession time.
I took a rock from a national forest.
It's about the size and shape of a ...

Guard reunion was fun, so let's do it again this year

Editor:
First Battalion, Forty-Ninth Field Artillery, Wyoming Army National Guard, predecessor to the current Second Battalion, Three-Hundredth Field ...

Wyoming Wildlife

The state-published magazine is under the financial gun, but it is worth preserving

When budget times are tough, hard choices have to be made. One ...

Digest

Hail damages barley crop
POWELL -- Farmers around Powell say hail from a violent storm on Tuesday night damaged or destroyed barley and other ...

Coal output in Campbell Co. trails 2012 pace

GILLETTE -- Figures show that the total mid-year production for Campbell County coal mines adds up to about 180 million tons, which is about 6 million tons less ...

GOP leadership split by Hill controversy as '14 election approaches

CHEYENNE -- The allegations and conflict surrounding public schools Superintendent Cindy Hill haven't pushed the state's schools off course or knocked out its ...

Cabinet officials to visit Riverton next week

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday, Aug. ...

Overgard mans post at poultry, rabbit barn

John F. Kennedy was president when Cerella Overgard became a 4-H leader.
Half a century later, she ...

Armed robbery suspects still at large, RPD says

Riverton police officials still are looking for the suspects involved in an armed robbery and separate home break-in July 25.
"We can't find them," Riverton ...

Man guilty of murder in Lander death

A jury has found John Thomas Hereford guilty of second-degree murder, kidnapping and one count of first-degree sexual assault.
"This is what we anticipated ...

 
 

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