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Sacred cows and good ol' boys

In case you hadn't noticed, the first begets the second.

Andrew Jackson often is referred to as the first "western" president. The rough-edged ...

Joyce M. Duran

Joyce M. Duran of Arapahoe died Friday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2013, at her home. She was 73.
Funeral services are set tentatively for 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, ...

Death of county girl helps drive new bill calling for bus cameras

The 2011 death of a Fremont County child is providing impetus for creating a state law permitting the installation of camera on all public school buses in the ...

Education foundation accepting applications for grants, scholarships

The Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation is in search again for grant, award and scholarship recipients in Fremont County.
Susan Thomas is now the backbone to a ...

Reining champ: Ingalls rising fast in horse competition

Wind River freshman Danyka Ingalls rode a lot of miles since April in her mom and dad's pickup with her talented horse named Rocky towed behind in the horse ...

Spring internship opportunities available for Enzi's office

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington, D.C., office in the spring. The ...

Services rendered to pets on rez despite government shutdown

The Spay/Neuter Wyoming Program recently altered more than 150 pets during its free clinic at the Eastern Shoshone Boys and Girls club location in Fort ...

Perhaps Winter Fair has run its course

Editor:
Sorry, but I don't think losing the Wyoming State Winter Fair would be all that important.
I do not want to sound mean, and I do not have anything ...

Before the introduction of the Wyoming State Marching Band Festival, the unofficial "state tournament" for high school marching bands in the state was ...

Wyoming digest

Two killed in rollover crash
LOVELL -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says two men from Lovell are dead in a rollover crash that happened early Friday ...

Tourism provided nearly $140M to county in FY13, visitors council says

Tourism in 2012 brought $139.6 million and 1,630 jobs to Fremont County, the Wind River Visitors Council estimates.
The council plans to give $169,000 to ...

Nationally ranked Western Wyoming never got out of rhythm Thursday night in sweeping the Central Wyoming College Rustlers to remain perfect in the Region IX ...

Cowboys eye to rebound on Saturday night at San Jose State

One missed tackle.
One.
That's what Wyoming coach Dave Christensen saw when watching game film of San Jose State linebacker Keith Smith.
Not in his last ...

The Tigers claimed the second seed from the Class 3-A Easst conference and gets to host a first-round playoff game.

Two momentum-changing ...

Pope Francis takes bold approach in 'thinking with the church'

Pope Francis is an impressive guy. Impressive not in the sense of his "wow" factor, coolness, charisma or even power, but impressive in his calm inner ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "College drew 181,000 for more than 4,400 events in fiscal year" should have said the Central ...

CWC speech, debate team performing well during early season tournaments

The speech and debate team from Central Wyoming College has performed well during its first two tournaments of the year.
"We seem to be getting more and more ...

Detective hurt while responding to situation

A Riverton Police Department detective was injured while responding to a domestic situation Saturday afternoon in Riverton.
At 1:42 p.m. Saturday, Riverton ...

Employment rate shows improvement

WASHINGTON -- The monthly unemployment rate holds almost mythical importance as a barometer for the health of the U.S. economy. But what if it's not telling us ...

Be proud of young people who helped after the storm

Editor:
Praises to our Riverton High School students. Thanks to each of you who were at my home and cleaned up all the fallen limbs and branches after the big ...

 
 

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