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Touting tourism

With energy revenue down, state cuts to visitor promotion his extra hard

With the biggest pillars supporting Wyoming's economy - tax revenue from ...

U.S. rig count inches upward again; no movement in Wyoming

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 17 this week to 481.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Salazar: No new taxes to boost state revenue

House District 34 candidate Tim Salazar says he is running for two main reasons: taxes and jobs.
"I refuse to use my vote to raise taxes," he said. " I'm not ...

Singing in the rain

Rachael Price of Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive performed on a rainy Thursday night during the third concert of Lander LIVE's 2016 series. Local band Low ...

A gold Toyota Century rear-ended a semi truck at about 5:35 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North Federal Avenue. The front bumper of the Toyota was caught ...

Man gets 10 to 15 for rape

Ryan Thain will be sentenced to five to 10 years imprisonment after he was accused of a raping a woman in Lander on June 18.
Thain entered an Alfred plea, ...

Local kids prepare for health careers at UW Summer Camp

Eleven Fremont County kids were among the 83 Wyoming high school students were exposed to a variety of health care career options during the sixth annual ...

Job Corps students organizing community powwow at CWC

The college has hosted powwows before, usually been in the gymnasium, but this one will be outdoors.

The Wind River Job Corps draws in many students ...

David Glynn worked on an asphalt overlay project Wednesday on South Broadway Avenue. The well-used street in central Riverton was repaired with funding from ...

No primary opposition in city for Jibben, Peterson

Riverton City Council members Holly Jibben and Sean Peterson, who were appointed to the council to fill in vacancies after two members resigned, are both ...

District 5 candidate Keiser: 'I'm no politician'

Mark Keiser was chairman of the Lander City Council more than a decade ago.
After being laid off from his job in the oil field in April, he's now hoping to ...

Retired priest Hardy faces Greene in House primary

Fair parade goers most likely spotted the vintage purple school bus in the lineup Saturday with the name Charlie Hardy painted across.
Hardy is a Democratic ...

Cowboys finish first day with pads

Laramie -- The Wyoming Cowboys practiced in full pads for the first time during 2016 fall drills on Friday.Following the morning practice, head coach Craig ...

David Rule of Pinedale and Nora Sponaugle of Lander were the mens and womens overall winners, respectively.

Versatile endurance athletes from across ...

Finley finishes 11th in Rio shot

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Cowboys standout Mason Finley wrapped up his time at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio on Saturday, placing 11th in the men's ...

Been a long, good year

As I recently passed the road sign of my one-year mark on the job and I'm poised for a well-deserved vacation, I can reflect back now on the past 12 ...

Activities never bad choice for local youth

It's decision time for Riverton area families and their children.
What's the big choice?
Parents: Do you want your kids to do better in school and be more ...

Rustlers cross country to host watermelon run

The event will raise money for the Central Wyoming College program.

Bring a healthy appetite and a will to win to the campus of Central Wyoming ...

Riverton's Kenny Smiley won the fair-closing event.


Dirt flew and emotions ran high in the main arena at the Fremont County Fairgrounds on Saturday ...

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- In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Watson says he'd bring innovation to council" should have said he ...

 
 

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