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Calling the nomination

By stating the obvious at the top of ballot, national media might have affected the bottom

On Monday, the Associated Press, of which The Ranger is ...

Man may have died after falling in park spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Rangers are searching for a man believed to have fallen into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.
Someone reported ...

Lawmakers eye Capitol Square costs

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming officials expect to learn next month the maximum price tag for completing the ongoing restoration of the state Capitol building in ...

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Murder sentence won't be reduced
CASPER (AP) -- A judge has declined to reduce the prison sentence of a Natrona County man convicted of murder after ...

USDA killing wolves near Lander in response to 3 calf deaths

Ranchers west of Lander have had three verified livestock killings by wolves in the last two weeks, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has authorized ...

Honor Dog program on hiatus amid state personnel hiring freeze

The Wyoming Honor Farm's program that trains dogs from the local Paws for Life animal shelter is on hold after the retirement of Gary Klentz, who ran the Honor ...

Sheriff ends hauling of mental subjects; civil rights a worry

County officials are struggling to solve issues with the local Title 25 program, which became dysfunctional after area law enforcement agencies announced they ...

Video game used in attack that broke man's skull

A Riverton man is in custody on charges he assaulted his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend last week in an apartment on Spire Drive.
One of the weapons believed to ...

Douglas hosts high school rodeo finals

Several Fremont County athletes will be looking to secure buckles at the state event this weekend.

Cowboys and cowgirls from across the state will ...

Central Wyoming College volleyball has recruited a brand new class of recruits for the upcoming season.

Central Wyoming College's volleyball squad ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A son was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapaho at 10:00 a.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Sierra Hernandez was all-conference for the girls squad.

The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer squad added some individual honors to go with a ...

The Knights put up a 10-run fourth inning on their way to an 18-1 victory to win the annual wood-bat tournament.

Riverton and Green River both won ...

De'ette Maria Pitt

De'ette Maria Pitt of Mount Vernon, Texas, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at Titus Regional Medical Center. She was 61.
She was born Sept. 8, 1954, in Butte, ...

Ada Marie Compton

Ada Marie Compton of Fort Washakie died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, in Lander. She was 83.
Funeral services were Tuesday, June 7, at the Rock Hall in Fort ...

Ada Burgess

Ada Burgess died Saturday, June 4, 2016, at her home with family by her side. She was 80 years old.
She was born June 16, 1935, in Fort Washakie, the ...

Bat retriever of a pleasingly different kind

It didn't seem odd that he was warming up with a tennis ball as his team, the Eastern League New Hampshire Fisher Cats, was finishing batting practice.
Game ...

Cowboys land new forward

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- New Wyoming head basketball coach Allen Edwards has landed another transfer player to his squad.
Edwards announced Monday that Brodricks ...

More lottery?

The longer our revenue crunch continues, the more tempting the idea

Wyoming lawmakers looked at creating a state lottery for a decade or more before ...

Stauffenberg named new Lander AD

The former Central Wyoming College head womens basketball coach and Riverton alum will take over the the Tigers' program.

Serol Stauffenberg was ...

 
 

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