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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 ...

Cowgirl soccer faces Montana to start season

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming women's soccer team will open the 2015 season on Friday with a road match at the University of Montana.
Kickoff for the ...

Coach Jay Dayton has 23 runners practicing so far.

Riverton High School cross country coach Jay Dayton is excited with what he sees from his squad ...

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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, ...

Terms of CSU, UW foundation Y Cross Ranch sale and buyer undisclosed

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming Foundation and Colorado State University Research Foundation on Monday declined to reveal the sale price and buyer of a ...

Experts to drill at contaminated former uranium mill site

Scientists are worried the contamination is not dissipating as fast as they expected.

Contamination levels at the site of a former uranium mill ...

Space at fair 'can be used better'

Editor:
I agree with the letter from Ms. Desenfants on the use of the old armory building at the county fair.
A lot of the woven products were folded up so ...

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 ...

Fires and pollution

The smoke in our skies this month compares to power plant emissions

Coincidental to the recent announcement of controversial new federal regulations ...

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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 ...

There's more to the man than 'Mate'

When I started this column many years ago, I asked Ned -- yes, that's his real name --if I might write something about him, and he said 'You'll ruin the ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

Peace march was a success

Editor:
I thank the community for coming out Aug. 8 to participate in the inaugural peace march. It was a rousing success, and those of us who helped to ...

The summer was hot, dry and smoky 14 years ago this month, with 43 wildfires burning across 10 western states, including Wyoming.
The effort to control the ...

Swim, bike, run.
Sounds like a nice little day of family fun.
That's exactly what occurred Saturday during the fifth annual Lander Sprint Triathlon.
As the ...

 
 

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