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Editor:
In recent observation, I have noticed that the general public does not fully understand what the word "normal" means.
Normal and/or normality in ...

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It's Thanksgiving week, which brings up a bit of newspaper scheduling information. The Ranger will not publish Thursday in observance ...

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Mead calls for fewer rules
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead says several Wyoming agencies have reduced their standing rules this year as part of a push to ...

JACKSON -- Grand Teton National Park officials are working on a plan that could result in removing mountain goats from the park in northwest Wyoming.
National ...

Gillette mayor leaving office

GILLETTE -- Gillette Mayor Tom Murphy has resigned to pursue a business opportunity with his son. The city council will name a successor next month.
Murphy ...

Surge in hepatitis C cases in Park County worries officials

POWELL -- Health officials are investigating an increase in reported cases of the liver disease hepatitis C among young people in Park County, with evidence ...

Key Club set to deliver hot Thanksgiving meals Thursday

The Riverton High School Key Club again plans to deliver warm meals this Thanksgiving to anyone wanting to enjoy a ready-to-eat turkey dinner.
"Everyone ...

A consulting firm will conduct field work and sampling during the first week of December at the city-owned vacant lot at 420 E. Main St. in downtown Riverton, ...

Armed robbery at Maverik; suspect fled the scene

Police officials were building information Tuesday about an armed robbery that took place just after midnight at the Maverik Country Store on West Main Street ...

Tribes want EPA nod on air regulation boundaries

The Northern Arapaho Tribe says the U.S. Justice Department has blocked tribal efforts to gain authority to monitor air quality on the Wind River Indian ...

Meth ring leader Pitt and supplier agree to opt for plea deal

Specifics of the agreements were not announced, as is typical in the federal court system.

Federal prosecutors have filed a plea agreement in the ...

Franklin J. Armajo

Franklin J. Armajo, of Arapahoe, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at his home. He was 71 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Great Plains ...

Leigh "Conan" Morgan Henning

Leigh "Conan" Morgan Henning died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at his home in Lander. He was 68 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and celebration of life ...

DeVon Elaine Bodan

DeVon Elaine Bodan, of Casper, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at home. She was 48 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Hudson's ...

Wyoming pulls away from South Dakota in 70-53 win

LARAMIE -- Riley Grabau's outside shooting and Derek Cooke Jr.'s inside game carried Wyoming to a 70-53 win over South Dakota on Friday.
Grabau was 4 of 5 from ...

Wyoming wins high scoring overtime game

LARAMIE -- Despite gaining big chunks of yards on runs and passes and tossing multiple touchdowns in three separate quarters, Brett Smith doesn't concern ...

Mid-season turnaround made Hughes county's Coach of the Year

Coach Doug Hughes didn't push the panic button when the Lander Tigers were 0-3 at the start of the football season.
He made the right adjustments, and the ...

See the entire 2013 all-Fremont County football team on page C-4.

Imagine a horse accelerating from a canter to a full gallop in a single stride, ...

Did off-year elections tell us much?

We've reached that point in the political post-mortems of election 2013 where as my wise and good friend, the late Arizona Rep. Morris K. "Mo" Udall used to ...

Is it really advisable to raise the Uden bodies from lake?

Editor:
I have been as interested as the next person in the story of Gerald Uden and the murder of his former wife and the two boys. But I am wondering is if ...

 
 

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