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BLM starts new fire-prevention effort
The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region and the Wyoming ...

Rig count up one for the week

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

Gangs become focal point in Cheyenne teen's murder trial

CHEYENNE -- When Phillip Sam was booked into the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center on the morning of Oct. 5, 2014, he indicated he was in a gang.
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Births

MEDICINECLOUD
A son was born to Mikayla Littleshield of Riverton and Tyler MedicineCloud of Wind River at 12:18 a.m. July 21 at SageWest ...

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More 80 mph limit in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Transportation officials have increased the speed limit to 80 mph along a 17-mile stretch of Interstate 90 ...

GOP hopeful Cruz slams Obama during Wyoming campaign rally

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Repub-lican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigned at a Wyoming Republican Party fundraiser Thursday with tea-party-flavored promises to ...

Bones found in Bull Lake not human, says coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's office investigated remains found Monday by recreational divers in the Bull Lake reservoir in Fremont County.
An analysis showed ...

Strong winds forecast at Little Bob Lake fire site

Fire managers say the winds could push the blaze into flatter country where more structures might be threatened.

Crews on the Little Bob Lake Fire ...

Two more sentenced in Little Whiteman murder

Two more defendants involved in the death of Jared Little Whiteman on June 2, 2014, have been sentenced.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on Aug. ...

Skate park demo set Saturday; more features on the way

The public is invited to the "soft opening" of Riverton's new skatepark at City Park at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The park's official grand opening, which will ...

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Corrections
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.
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