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Hibernians enforce Catholic doctrine, not Catholic opinion, on St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mar 28, 2014 - By Paul V.M. Flesher:  The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York went ahead March 17 just as it has for decades.
Touted as America's oldest and longest parade, nearly 200,000 ... [more]

Today

Mar 28, 2014 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Guilty plea by second Rails to Trails attacker" should have said Fremont County Attorney Michael ... [more]

Wind River Casino hosting two-day job fair

Mar 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wind River Hotel and Casino is inviting interested applicants to attend a job fair Monday in Ethete and Tuesday in Arapahoe.
Attendees can meet with the ... [more]

Man pleads not guilty to terroristic threats charge

Mar 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Prosecutors think John Cardine's actions caused a public nuisance for his co-workers and bosses.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty to making ... [more]

RMS names students on third-quarter honor roll

Mar 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the third-quarter honor roll for the 2013-2014 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

WRHS youths speak to state board about American Indian education

Mar 28, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Three American Indian students from Fremont County School District 6 were invited to speak in front of the Wyoming State Board of Education in January.
Wind ... [more]

Gradually, public warming more to Obamacare, polls demonstrate

Mar 28, 2014 - By David Lauter, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- As Obamacare sign-ups hit the politically important threshold of 6 million this week, new polling has shown that the public has begun to warm a ... [more]

Real 'March Madness' is persecution of Cindy Hill

Mar 28, 2014 - Ronnelle Colletson, Riverton:  Editor:
I have my "March Madness" basketball bracket filled out (thanks a lot, Wichita State), but in Wyoming the March Madness is the continuous persecution ... [more]

Where the halibut comes from

Mar 28, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  There's a seafood crisis worldwide, even in Wyoming

As a kid my favorite dinner was halibut with home-fried potatoes.
My mom discovered halibut ... [more]

Ag and the flag

Mar 28, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  If patriotism is devotion to country, then our ag people are true blue

Office conversation on why the Riverton Avenue of Flags was displayed in all ... [more]

Digest

Mar 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Two more charged in Lusk killing
BOULDER, Colo. -- Two more men have been charged in the suspected drug-related killing of a Colorado man whose body was ... [more]

Warren officer fired amid nuke turmoil

Mar 28, 2014 - By Robert Burns, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- The Air Force took the extraordinary step Thursday of firing nine midlevel nuclear commanders and announcing it will discipline dozens of junior ... [more]

College expects little difficulty in complying with health law

Mar 28, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Human resources officials at Central Wyoming College say they won't have to change much to comply with the employer mandate as part of the federal Patient ... [more]

Winter employment slowdown normal, state analysts report

Mar 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  Repeating its typical trend tied to the beginning of winter, Fremont County's unemployment rate worsened during the winter, rising from 5.1 percent in November ... [more]

FBI investigating 'suspicious' death in Ethete

Mar 28, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Coroner was called at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday to a "suspicious person" call in Ethete, apparently a dead body.
Coroner Ed McAuslan on ... [more]

Man who stabbed brother after prison release getting eight to 10 years behind bars

Mar 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  George Wendall Moss was sentenced Thursday to eight to 10 years in prison for stabbing his brother in the fall, soon after he got out of federal prison for ... [more]

Air service woes frustrate FCAG, which urges more county assistance

Mar 28, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Lander Mayor Mike Wolf posed a telling question this month while speaking about Fremont County's air service.
"How can we discuss something that doesn't ... [more]

Shyatt takes a look at the whole view from past season

Mar 27, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers:  LARAMIE -- When looking back at this past men's basketball season, Larry Shyatt goes a little deeper.
The University of Wyoming coach looks at when he was ... [more]

Pokes start spring football practice under coach Bohl

Mar 27, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers:  Five-year assistant coach Pete Kaligis is glad he is staying on under new head coach Craig Bohl.

LARAMIE -- A new head coach and nine new assistant ... [more]

Tigers welcome big group for track season; first meet April 5

Mar 27, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Tigers track and field coach Bob Harms can't wait for the 2014 season to get into high gear.
The reason for the optimism? Tigers have 60 athletes ... [more]

Soccer venues switched

Mar 27, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The RHS girls host Friday against Worland, while the boys are home Saturday.

Both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will be ... [more]

Today

Mar 27, 2014 - Staff:  Births
MARTINEZ

A daughter was born to Veronica Martinez, of Riverton, at 8:05 a.m. Feb. 20 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ... [more]

USDA microloan program open to farmers and ranchers

Mar 27, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Area agriculturalists learned about programs that could help keep their operations safe and financially supported during seminars at the Fremont County Farm ... [more]

Acupuncturist offers 'new medicine'

Mar 27, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Alisha Bynum says the practice can be used to treat a variety of health conditions.

When there's no other medicine or procedure that can eliminate ... [more]

NSA reforms a small step on right path

Mar 27, 2014 - By The Baltimore Sun:  Having conducted a months-long review of the issue, President Obama soon will announce a proposal to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data ... [more]

Cowboy license plate on its way to pupil in Iowa school

Mar 27, 2014 - Sally Bartelby, Riverton:  Editor:
I was touched by the letter from the elementary pupil in Iowa who wanted Wyoming information for a school project. That used to be a big thing in ... [more]

One last (I hope) winter cold

Mar 27, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  I'm also battling the mom-guilt that goes with it

This week my words are borne upon a river of hot coffee and tea, and my head is in a cloud of ... [more]

John Philp

Mar 27, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The unassuming rancher from Lysite built an outstanding public career

John Philp made a good impression on people.
No doubt that is why an ... [more]

Digest

Mar 27, 2014 - The Associated Press:  UW tuition increase weighed
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming trustees are considering increases in tuition and fees at the state's only four-year, ... [more]

Drillers entitled to repayment of lease funds if Wyo Range wells nixed, says BLM

Mar 27, 2014 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- A U.S. Bureau of Land Management official says the government would need to repay $2.6 million to petroleum companies if the U.S. Forest Service ... [more]