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Fire crews stayed on scene all night in Hudson after 70 to 80 bales of hay caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
Lander Rural Fire Department chief Nick Johnson said ...

New Capitol project leader predicts April starting date

CHEYENNE -- The date for the start of construction on the planned restoration of the Wyoming Capitol continues to move back as a new project manager takes stock ...

Digest

Man rescued after Teton fall
JACKSON -- A 200-foot fall knocked out a Moran man who was descending the Middle Teton, triggering a search and rescue ...

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Corrections
In the Aug. 4 Ranger, the page one story "Whiteman leaving commission seat, effective Wednesday" incorrectly said the four commissioners ...

First guilty plea set in 13-suspect meth ring

Jorge David Esquivel will face no more than eight years in prison, as part of the agreement.

Jorge David Esquivel pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lander ...

Casper man injured, two horses killed in wreck near S.D. border

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- A motorist was hurt and two horses were killed after the animals got loose on Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.
The incident happened ...

Andrea Clifford will represent the Fremont County Commission District 1 seat left vacant when former commissioner Keja Whiteman resigned in August.
The four ...

Combining grilled steak with spuds reminds us of cozy Midwestern steakhouse dinners.

Even as I attempt to eat less red meat, I still crave steak. ...

The Riverton City Council and Mayor Lars Baker welcomed K. Sean Peterson to office Tuesday after a secret ballot vote to fill a vacancy on the municipal ...

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Deaths
DURAN
Sonny Jacob Duran, of Ethete, died Saturday, Aug. 29. A visitation will be at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at Blue Sky Hall in Ethete. ...

New project providing cardiac tools in Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Health's Office of Emergency Medical Services is leading a statewide effort to enhance and modernize Wyoming's ability to respond to ...

Digest

No extension for delayed power plant
CHEYENNE -- A Campbell County power plant that has been in the works for almost 20 years without being built on ...

Judge permits arguments over injunction on fed water rule

BISMARCK, N.D. -- A federal judge is giving attorneys until Tuesday night to file briefs arguing the scope of his injunction blocking a new Obama administration ...

Wyoming cattle numbers up 2 percent; 1.3 million head now estimated in state

GILLETTE -- Favorable feed and sales prices have made the past couple of years decent financially for Wyoming ranchers, causing some to start rebuilding their ...

One dead, others injured in one-vehicle accident Saturday north of Lander

A Fort Washakie man died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash north of Lander.
Sonny J. Duran, 26, of Fort Washakie, suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the ...

Local traffic to and from the Honor Farm will be allowed access during construction.

Honor Farm Road residents can expect to face detours this week. ...

District 24 is in the middle of building a new $46 million, 135,000-square-foot K-12 school.

The Shoshoni school district is moving forward with ...

Past museum director guilty of theft, could face jail term

Former Fremont County Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse has been found guilty of stealing from the institution she oversaw. A six-member jury returned the ...

Two dead in climbing fall; one was CWC student

Nursing classes convened this week at Central Wyoming College with a familiar face missing from the table.
Jonathan MacDonald, 23, of Lander, died Friday in a ...

State, industry, university link for research partnership

LARAMIE -- Scientific and technical instrument manufacturer FEI will provide state-of-the-art imaging equipment, software and support for cutting-edge digital ...

 
 

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