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Amendment A

Let's make sure changing the rules on UW trustees gets a full hearing before November

Tuesday's primary election ballot for Fremont County is a busy ...

Fires increasing, but not funds to fight them

Money gets pulled from other places, often fire-prevention budgets, a practice that for years has limited the thinning of forests that could help fires from ...

St. Stephen's High School students had a summer assignment in 1997, and it also was the first local photography assignment for longtime newspaper photographer ...

Police ask for help in finding missing man

The Lusk Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating 54-year-old Kenneth Van Buskirk who was last seen July 28 in Lusk.
Van Buskirk is ...

Rainfall on Swede Fire in forest stunts growth

Almost half an inch of rain fell on the Swede Fire over a 24-hour period earlier in the week. The Swede Fire, which was discovered July 24, remains at 1,529 ...

Riverton teen facing felony charges after stealing an ATV, deputies say

On the way home from Burger King on June 26, a 19-year-old Riverton man climbed into the yard of Greenline Equipment, started up an all terrain vehicle and ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Sheriff, Part 2

Former Riverton Police Department captain Mark Stone will take on three-term incumbent Sheriff Skip Hornecker in the primary election Aug. 19.

Skip ...

Senate District 25: Whiteman would tackle three main issues

Allen Whiteman is running for Senate District 25 based on three issues that are important to him.
The first, he says, is to "get Common Core out of ...

Senate District 25: McCarty working to protect constitutions

Most people involved in conservative politics in Fremont County likely have heard of Jennifer McCarty.
The 58-year-old from Lander is making her first ...

Senate District 25: Incumbent Case faces three challengers

Wyoming Senate District 25 incumbent Cale Case, R-Lander, is asking voters to examine his record when deciding whether to vote for him Aug. 19.
In particular, ...

Senate District 25: Malek thinks constituents are fed up

Joe Malek says his grandson convinced him to run for Senate District 25 this year based on a lack of jobs in Fremont County and Wyoming.
"He just graduated a ...

Ethete water system plan advances

A project to improve the drinking water system in Ethete recently passed a regulatory hurdle, clearing the way for officials to decide what fixes to include in ...

Four men and one woman make up the 2014-15 roster in the inaugural golf program for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Wyoming players on the men's side ...

Author giving talk Saturday

Wyoming author Craig Johnson will be in Shoshoni this weekend to discuss his book "Spirit of Steamboat."
"Spirit" was selected as part of the 2014 One Book ...

Missouri shooting shows blurred line between police and the military

Despite the return of American warplanes to Iraq, the nation's attention is rightfully riveted on Ferguson, Mo., where residents are reeling from days of ...

LeBrun 'right man' for the job in attorney vote

Editor:
I am commenting in regard to the paid letter regarding Mr. Patrick LeBrun, which bore the signature of "Mr. Robert R. Rose, Chief Deputy Prosecuting ...

There's more to a rabbit than cuddles

I found that out -- and more -- at the Fremont County Fair

Laramy Connelly's rabbit is what I remember about this year's Fremont County Fair.
A rex ...

Wayne Nicholls

He shot 20,000 photos for The Ranger

Ranger news photographer Wayne Nicholls is one of the few people in Fremont County who could tell you who Robert ...

Digest

Boy's body found in river
CASPER -- Authorities say that rescue crews have found the body of a missing 11-year-old boy in the North Platte River in ...

Gosar says 'look beyond party line'

TORRINGTON -- Pete Gosar stepped down this summer as chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party to run for governor.
It's his second run in this overwhelmingly ...

 
 

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