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Crews nearly surround Crooked Creek Fire

Cool, wet weather Thursday helped firefighters get the Crooked Creek Fire almost fully contained. Even better forecasts for Friday boded well for efforts to ...

With a week to go, CWC vacancy has no applicants

No one had expressed interest in an open position on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees as of mid-day Friday, more than two weeks after the vacancy ...

Air panel eyes changes to airport funding as service issues persist

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Commission is reviewing is procedures for allocating funds to Riverton Regional Airport to improve air ...

Roy Allen Clyde will be sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Clyde was ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Wildfire growing quickly northwest of Dubois" should have said Joseph Schwartz reported the fire ...

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Deaths
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June E. Goff, 93, died Friday, Aug. 21, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. ...

Wranglers complete sweep on home floor

Lady Blue pounded Greybull, Riverside and Class 3-A Lovell to finish an unbeaten weekend.

Don't look now, but the Shoshoni Wranglers are emerging as ...

At some point, all this will end.
One of these weeks, the Lander Valley High School Tigers will walk off the field victorious.
Unfortunately, that night ...

The home team battled nationally ranked Gillette College, highlighted by freshman Kate Kling's second-place run in the women's race.

Never before in ...

Wolverines put up fight, lose to Torrington, 48-21

Riverton hosts Rawlins this Friday for its homecoming game.

TORRINGTON -- Behind a powerful and unstoppable offensive line, the Torrington ...

Wranglers roll past Saratoga on road, 57-0

The Shoshoni Wranglers continued to roll through the Class 1-A West with a 57-0 drubbing of Saratoga on the road Friday night in Carbon County.
The win lifts ...

U.S. rig count declines by 4; Wyoming unchanged

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Newly discovered spring shows fickle nature of Yellowstone thermal features

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Last April, Yellowstone National Park officials noticed a new spring on Upper Terrace Drive near a popular parking lot that ...

Big country needs lots of power

Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful discussion in the editorials about the future of coal in the nation.
I wish I could run my truck on the sun. I would ...

College pal was farm-boy strong

The UW running back was a heck of piano player too.

My friend J.C. Fowler grew up working on the huge produce farms his father managed as ...

A lesson to us

With the sage grouse, Wyoming proved a different path to resolving conflict can work

Against long odds at the outset, the greater sage grouse will ...

Native American Day observances reached into Wyoming Indian Elementary School 28 years ago this week.
The day was encouraged nationally by President Reagan ...

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Meeting on road work Tuesday
A public meeting to discuss 2016-2017 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

Head Start centers celebrate 50 years

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Head Start celebrated 50 years Friday at the Fort Washakie center.
More than 4,000 children have enrolled in the ...

The Riverton Hospital Auxiliary donated $15,000 to the Central Wyoming College Foundation on Aug. 3.
"The donation will benefit scholarships designated for ...

 
 

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