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Lincoln used a lot of executive orders during the Civil War

Editor:
Regarding the issue of executive orders by presidents, if Abraham Lincoln were president today, he would get boiled alive on TV and the blogs for all ...

Turns out we live in excitement city

It must be true -- it's on the Internet.

Years ago my somewhat older brother had a friend named Richard who spent a lot of time at our house when they ...

Looking up

Friday's test flight of the Orion spacecraft was good for America

The United States of America is trying to get back into the manned spaceflight ...

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State pushes for NW coal port
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that ...

Superintendents applaud COLA talks

CHEYENNE -- A coalition of Wyoming school districts welcomes Gov. Matt Mead's support of an inflation adjustment for K-12 public schools, but the governor did ...

Residents warned of 'Green Dot' telephone scam

Officials are investigating a recent scam that has hit Fremont County involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards.
The cards are legitimate products, but ...

Holiday craft fair lineup offers many events this month

Craft fairs abound in Fremont County this weekend, with events scheduled in both Lander and Riverton to encourage local holiday shopping.
Saturday is the ...

Annoyed judge chides both sides as sex assault case drags on unresolved

After dragging on for a year and half, a sexual abuse case has reached the point where neither a trial nor a plea agreement might be possible.
The judge on ...

Few conclusions from Pavillion water report; more study suggested

Few firm answers are contained in a new report released this week examining potential sources of groundwater contamination near Pavillion.
Looking at oil and ...

Today

Births
SMITH
A son was born to Whittney Gomendi-Smith of Riverton and Jesse Smith of Riverton at 7:33 a.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

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Births
ROTROFF
A son was born to Kayla Rotroff of Riverton and Zachary Rotroff of Riverton at 12:26 a.m. Aug. 26 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

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Births
OPHUS
A daughter was born to Calli Ophus of Lander and Calvin Ophus of Lander at 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

'As clean as it gets'

Picture-perfect audit report for Riverton schools

Fremont County School District 25 received a passing audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Tuesday ...

Crews working on Little Wind River bridge near Riverton

A 3.32-mile highway improvement project is under way with work on the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789. The $11.04 million ...

Lyndall T. Weber

Lander native Lyndall T. Weber R03;died Friday, Nov. 2, 2014. He had battled cancer for four and a half years. He was 71 years old.
Lyndall Taylor Weber was ...

Three coins to mark statehood of Wyoming

In recognition of the 125th Anniversary of Wyoming's statehood which occurred on July 10, 1890, the state is producing a series of commemorative coins, three ...

Wild horse board seeks three members

The Bureau of Land Management has announced a second call for public nominations over a 30-day period to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and ...

Ranger not expected to publish Tuesday

The Ranger plans to skip Tuesday's print publication while new press equipment is being installed.
It is possible that Wednesday's edition will be interrupted ...

Ag agencies offer farm program series

Details of new farm programs will be covered during meetings across Wyoming that begin Dec. 12 in Worland and end Dec. 19 in Gillette.
The Riverton meetings ...

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Fierce winds whip Cody area
CODY -- Hurricane-force wind knocked out windows and electricity, topped a 40-foot spruce tree onto a visitor center and ...

 
 

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