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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 ...

Digest

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

Extended unemployment benefits to be reduced under sequestration

Anyone who starts collecting those emergency payments on or after May 26 will receive less money.

CHEYENNE -- Extended unemployment payments in ...

Mead's developed energy policy over two years

Among other things, it recommends creation of an "energy campus" in which different fuel sources could be blended in production.

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt ...

April snows didn't make much of a dent in drought; firefighting funds dwindle

Wyoming's snowpack saw some significant melting in the last week -- not good news considering the expected shortage of firefighting funds this year.
The ...

Trailer suffers fire, smoke damage in Sunday blaze

No one was injured in the incident; two fire trucks and eight firefighters reported to the scene.

Officials said a single-wide trailer home was ...

Search for missing Ethete man now in fourth day

Search and rescue teams are looking for Curtis LeClair, 62, of Ethete, who was reported missing at about 1 p.m. Saturday from 532 Diversion Dam Road.
Initial ...

Alcohol crisis center to merge July 1 with Sheridan organization

The merger has been confirmed and on July 1, the Volunteers of America-Northern Rockies organization will take ownership of the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis ...

Three Fremont County players in field for Open qualifier at Riverton course

P.J. Thomas and Easton Paxton are two Riverton golfers in the field for the U.S. Open qualifying round Wednesday at the Riverton Country Club.
Thomas played ...

Request for 'mini' was a good sign for runner at regional track meet

Wyoming Indian's venerable track coach, Chico Her Many Horses, often brings cultural and historical images to his runners.
If a WIHS Chief is on the track, ...

 
 

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