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Schools teaching bike, fire and school bus safety

Fremont County's public elementary schools host their annual bike rodeos until May 30.
Students will learn about bike safety, fall prevention, fire safety, ...

Lower deficit actually could slow budget deal

Republicans who fought tax increases for the wealthy argued that the move would not reduce the deficit, but it appears that it has.

WASHINGTON -- The ...

City's dog problem needs to be 'brought under control'

Editor:
I read in the paper on May 9 about the latest case of wild dogs running loose and doing damage.
This is a very major problem in Riverton. Dogs are ...

Good problem and solution

Beginning today, The Ranger has a second 'Community' page every week.

Here's a good problem for a newspaper to have: More local news than page one ...

Digest

Capitol dome being mapped
CHEYENNE -- A team of specialized workers has been rappelling down the gold-plated dome at the Wyoming Capitol this week. ...

Enzi, Lummis launch legislation to restore state mineral payments

The money amounts to $53 million in Wyoming alone.

CHEYENNE -- A bipartisan group of western lawmakers is pushing legislation in Washington to restore ...

Wildlife hazards at Riverton Regional Airport to be checked

No black magpies or antelope will escape the close watch of careful wildlife biologists in the coming months at Riverton Regional Airport.
Personnel from ...

Still no sign of missing man; canal to be lowered

Officials planned to lower water levels in the Wyoming Canal on Wednesday morning to help in the search for Curtis LeClair, 62, of Ethete, who has been missing ...

Shoshones describe big plan to grow casino site

More than 70 proposals to build the planned $38 million Shoshone Rose Casino expansion have been submitted as the tribe looks to upgrade its gaming facility ...

Green appointed to clerk of court post

The Lander deputy clerk will fill the remaining portion of Katie Brodie Meredith's elected term.

The Fremont County Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday to ...

Eight Wolverines head to state track in Casper

The three Riverton girls will compete in a combined five events.

The Riverton Wolverines are sending eight track and field athletes to the Class 4-A ...

Lander boys, girls both seeded No. 1 at state soccer

Two Lander Valley High School Tigers teams move into the Class 3-A soccer state tournament in Jackson with No. 1 seeds.
At 9 a.m. Thursday, the LVHS girls ...

Many title contenders from county schools at state track

Perhaps the process of fracking isn't that much different from the pressure high levels of competition can bring. Both processes bring out the best in their ...

The Riverton girls open at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls soccer teams are on their way to the Wyoming high school ...

RMS band to perform Thursday

The Riverton Middle School band will perform its final concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College.
Doors ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Art students bring home the blue" should have said Katie Collins received the 3-Dimensional ...

Arming teachers isn't the answer to school safety

Editor:
After reading Mr. Saltsgaver's letter to the editor of April 26, I thought about what he had to say and decided to suggest an alternative view. I ...

Job market still scarred

Don't let the soaring stock market and applause from politicians over a slight dip in the unemployment rate fool you. A deeper dive into government data ...

Tuesday notes

Three seasons in one
We had our last winter day a little more than a week ago, and we had our first summer day a couple of days ago, yet it is neither ...

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Hill says she's cooperating
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming public schools Superintendent Cindy Hill says she has cooperated with an inquiry into the operations of ...

 
 

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