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In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Shelter shooter's crime astonished acquaintances" should have said Roy Clyde's mother died Oct. 2, ...

Natural Trap Cave wows visiting archaeologists again this summer

CHEYENNE -- A strange Wyoming cave eight stories deep continued to give up secrets as paleontologists for a second summer in a row dug and sifted through a ...

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One killed, one hurt in crash
CODY -- Authorities say a man was killed and a woman was injured in a motorcycle crash on the Beartooth Highway north of ...

Mead: Time to look at tapping state's 'rainy day' funds

Citing falling oil and coal revenues, Gov. Matt Mead said it is time to look at tapping into Wyoming's rainy day fund and revisit whether the state should ...

Privatization talks on county EMS to proceed; two to lead negotiations

Fremont County Commissioners Larry Allen and Travis Becker are to lead negotiations with air ambulance company Guardian Flight as the county moves to privatize ...

Democrats nominate three commission finalists

The remaining county commissioners will choose Keja Whiteman's replacement.

Fremont County Democrats nominated three individuals to fill the vacant ...

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Births
FRANKSON
A child was born to Lyric Chingman of Lander and Brandon Frankson of Lander at 1:32 p.m. July 20 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

It's easy to make a delicious ice cream that tastes purely of fruit without using any special equipment.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with most ...

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Average ACT score 19.8 in state
New results show that Wyoming students scored about the same as they did last year on the ACT college entrance ...

In peak month, Yellowstone sets visit record

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park experienced record-setting attendance in July, which is typically the park's peak visitation month.
Park ...

More closed-door talks set on Capitol renovation

A subcommittee will take a larger role in discussions about the project.

CHEYENNE -- State leaders said Tuesday they plan to have more closed-door ...

A wildfire west of Crowheart in the Dry Creek drainage was discovered over the weekend and had grown to about 140 acres by Wednesday.
A hiker first reported ...

Developing 'El Nino' portends tough winter

Indications point to a stronger-than-normal pattern that could persist well into next spring.

It may translate to "the child," but this year's El ...

Just one bid to fix library roof, so work to be delayed

The effort to fix the Riverton Branch Library's leaky roof and its drainage problems suffered a setback when only one company submitted a bid by the Aug. 12 ...

'Pocket park' being planned for city's vacant downtown lot

Riverton city staff will be developing a proposal in the coming weeks for a "pocket park" -- or small park with easy access to the general public -- at the empty ...

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Deaths
HECKERT
Jeremy Robert Heckert, 38, died Friday, July 10, at Ponderay Lake, Idaho. Cremation has taken place, and his ashes have been spread in ...

Dems meeting Wednesday on commission replacement

Fremont County Democrats meet Wednesday at Hudson Town Hall to select three nominees to replace Keja Whiteman, who stepped down from the Fremont County ...

District 25 to review more bids on RMS sound system

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees is preparing for the 2015-2016 school year with plans for new projects. School starts next week. ...

Shelter shooter's crime astonished acquaintances

Editor's note: This story, the first in a two-part series, aims to provide understanding of murder suspect Roy Clyde, who has confessed to the shootings ...

County adds 156 jobs; labor force grows to state's fifth-largest

An influx of available workers helped Fremont County's economy fill 156 more jobs in June, but it also led to a tiny increase in the county's unemployment rate ...

 
 

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