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'Every Kid in a Park' focuses on access for fourth-graders

Fremont County is home to Sinks Canyon State Park, Boysen State Park, and South Pass City State Historic Site.

In celebration of the National Park ...

The public was able to catch a glimpse of the proposed new speciality license plates that represent the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
During ...

Giant AML fund revived in roads bill; state might see $500M

A federal highway bill that cleared Congress on Thursday restores hundreds of millions of dollars to Wyoming through the federal abandoned mines ...

Suspect in brutal beating at park in July bound over for trial

A suspect charged with assaulting a man found injured July 21 in a bathroom at Jaycee Park has been bound over to district court.
Wesley Willow Jr. has been ...

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Deaths

DAVEY
Hazel Rasmussen Davey, 87, of Lander, died on Dec. 2 at the Nursing home in Riverton, Wyoming. A ...

A congregation of grackles found some warmth on high during a sunny, cold morning in west ...

Second nominee class sought for District 25 Hall of Fame

The inaugural hall of fame members were inducted this year.

Fremont County School District 25 is seeking nominations for its second Hall of Fame ...

"Riding the Rockies" is the theme for the 11th annual Community Entry Services Festival of Trees at the Fremont Center in ...

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Corrections

A headline in Wednesday's Ranger listed incorrect days for the annual Festival of Trees. As reported ...

Multi-faith nativity event Friday and Saturday

The community is welcome to join in a two-day interfaith nativity celebration this week with art, music and children's activities.
The event is open 4-9 p.m. ...

List of UW finalists due on Friday

LARAMIE (AP) -- The finalists for University of Wyoming president are expected to be announced Friday.
The university released a statement Wednesday saying ...

Yellowstone National Park biologists counted at least 104 wolves from 11 packs living in the park at the end of 2014.
The figures released Wednesday were up ...

Mental health moves OKd by subcommittee for consideration

Wyoming lawmakers are pushing mental-health reforms that would change how the state treats those considered to be a threat to themselves or others.
A ...

Wyoming digest

Hunted deer had CWD
CODY (AP) -- A Cody hunter who shot a deer infected with a deadly disease is concerned he did not know the animal was afflicted ...

David Hatcher played a part in Ranger treasure hunts before, but now he's a winner himself.
The Paradise Valley resident located the decorated Ranger football ...

Horse neglect calls unfounded

Sheriff's deputies have responded to two reports of animal abuse involving horses on Elkhorn Drive in Riverton.
Both calls were determined to be ...

Among lawmakers with local represenation, Geis has biggest district

Of the eight state legislators who represent part of Fremont County, Sen. Gerald Geis, R-Worland, has the largest district at 8,108 square miles over five ...

CWC extends Valdez contract to June 2019

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted last month to extend CWC president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract through June 2019.
Trustees ...

Riverton got 16 inches of snow from Nov. 20-29 -- not a record, but far more than typical for the Thanksgiving period.
City of Riverton equipment has been ...

Chronic wasting disease confirmed in Fremont County

State wildlife officials have confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in a hunt area near Lander.
In a press release Nov. 16, the Wyoming Game and ...

 
 

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