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Police add extra help as Sturgis rally nears

GILLETTE -- Law enforcement officers and others plan to work extra hours in northeast Wyoming next week as the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally gets going ...

Two sentenced for ties to 2014 homicide of Little Whiteman

Two peoplehave been sentenced to five years in prisoneach after being found guilty of accessory to the June 2, 2014, murder of Jared Little Whiteman.
Will ...

Families, friends recall Center of Hope shooting victim fondly

The second man shot, Sonny Goggles, remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

A final farewell at the funeral service for Stallone Trosper last ...

What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

Special response team apprehends man who stole gun and fired shots

A Riverton man was arrested early Saturday, reportedly for stealing a gun and discharging it multiple times in a residential neighborhood.
No one was injured ...

First applicant files for Ward 1 vacancy

Candidates must submit letters of interest by Aug. 13.

Residents of Ward 1 in Riverton who would like to serve on the city council must submit their ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Driver pleads guilty in death of 7-year-old girl" should have said the collision occurred May 22. ...

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Man killed in two-truck accident
EVANSTON -- Authorities say a 54-year-old man was killed in a crash involving two tractor-trucks near Evanston.
The ...

Report makes strong case for Wyoming wind in California

CHEYENNE -- California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset ...

Four-star general to take command of Warren AFB, other nuke sites

WASHINGTON -- Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the ...

Fatal victim of Friday wreck was Denver man

A Denver man died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover on South Pass.
Joseph M. Rodriguez, 25, of Denver, died at SageWest Health Care at Lander of blunt-force ...

Gusts neared 60 mph in many Fremont County locations.

Strong winds that blew through Fremont County on Monday downed a tree that landed on a trailer ...

Overheard at the fair: July 28

Betty Merritt and Sherry Settlemire, friends from Riverton, enjoyed the fair with their hair dyed pink to honor Settlemire's daughter Brandii Potter who died ...

Swine, quilts and alfalfa hay have their virtues but are not likely to excite young kids.
Fortunately, children 8 and younger have the Fremont County Fair ...

Police on higher alert after online threat talk

Law enforcement officers patrolling the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo are on high alert this week due to reported threats of violence at the annual ...

Queen says service on royalty is rewarding, educational, fun

The queen of the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo for 2015 has made her way through the ...

Von Krosigks say showing animals can help youth develop work ethic

"You guys ready to practice now?" Wendell Von Krosigk asked the 10 kids gathered ...

Kerry Wallace started to focus more on her music after her children graduated from Wind River High School in Pavillion.

A local entertainer will ...

A Wyoming resident and veteran of the rodeo circuit will show off his musical talents instead of his bronc riding skills during the Fremont County Fair and ...

Smerud-Woods-Barrett families have produced three generations of 4-H'ers

A Riverton family has taken to heart the meaning behind 4-H, keeping the ...

 
 

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