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Death penalty hearing starts for Dale Eaton in Cheyenne

An attorney for the former Riverton man who is Wyoming's only death row inmate called his client's former trial attorney to testify on the first day of a ...

James "Jim" Ray

James "Jim" Ray, of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 83 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

Rich L. Hensley

Rich L. Hensley, of Riverton, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home. He was 66 years old.
Funeral services were Monday, July 15, at Calvary Community ...

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Clarification
The family of Piper Stark said the page one story "Dogs win ribbons and fans at fair" in Tuesday's Ranger should have said Stark trained ...

Defense rests in Hereford case; jury to start working

Defense attorneys for a Lander man accused of rape and second-degree murder made their final presentation of evidence Thursday in Lander District Court.
John ...

Contestants learn the finer points of showing fowl at fair

Win or lose, Madeline Logan and Ashlyn Wagon are going to get a good dinner for their hard ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Old Faithful it's not.
Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser -- the world's tallest -- has erupted for the first time in more than ...

Leftover big game licenses sold online

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has been able to sell thousands of leftover big game licenses quickly and with little hassle thanks to the ...

Post-World War II situation in Ukraine 'begs reflection'

Editor:
It's well to remember when drawing out Ukrainians as Nazi guards, are you hearing it right?
Israel protects its Nazi guards who performed all the ...

I love dance, even if I'm not much good

Some important things can be accomplished under layers of lace.

Not long ago, I got to attend my youngest sister's dance recital.
It was fun, ...

Riverton team to national softball tournament

The U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team opened pool play with games on Wednesday.

The Riverton U.S. Energy girls fastpitch team from Riverton finished ...

Tuesday's performance wrapped up two nights of pro rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.

Lander cowboy Riley Krassin shared the steer wrestling ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Legless skydiver highlight of Rocking the Winds slate in Crowheart" should have said, "The camping ...

Bruce Jacobson benefit scheduled

A benefit auction and dinner for longtime Fremont County rancher Bruce Jacobson will begin at 1 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Wind River Recreation Hall in ...

Think we've got troubles? Look at Europe

Just as in Washington, most politicians in Europe actually agree on some measures that would help solve their problems -- they just can't make it happen. ...

U.S. has 'caved in to perversion'

Editor:
Those on whom we depend to ensure justice in, and survival for, our American culture have caved into perversion.
They have betrayed and sabotaged the ...

Making the mail

We'll post our deadline performance on this page every day, starting now

We wrote earlier this year about a change in the post office's new deadline ...

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Charter school purchase OK'd
CHEYENNE -- The state Building Commission has approved spending up to $4 million to purchase a building in Laramie for a ...

Grizzly moved to remote area in Teton Park

MOOSE -- Wildlife managers have captured and relocated a young grizzly bear that had been frequenting a campground in Grand Teton National Park.
The 212-pound ...

Poll finds most in state would support gun background checks

CHEYENNE -- Only one in three Wyoming residents oppose a proposal to extend background checks to all gun sales, according to a recent statewide poll.
A survey ...

 
 

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