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Green Mountain campground won't be opened until next year

Construction is finished on Fremont County's rebuilt Green Mountain campground, but the ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page six photo "Soccer moves" should have said 7-year-old Landon Justice deflected the ball Tuesday.
In ...

Road work next week on BLM road in county

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office will be improving portions of the Hudson-Atlantic City Road from Sunday to Friday. Travelers are advised to ...

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State regulators OK wind farm
A wind farm that could become the largest wind energy project in the U.S. has received approval from state regulators but ...

Newspaper sues over charge for public records

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Tribune Eagle has filed suit seeking to block Laramie County School District 1 from charging to make public records available for ...

Rangers still looking for drone that sank in park hot spring

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Rangers have not been able to spot the drone that crashed and sank in a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park last weekend.
"We ...

Balow seeks GOP nod for state schools superintendent

Republican Jill Balow is part of the sizable field of candidates running for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The 43-year-old Laramie resident ...

Fire district candidates among new hopefuls filing for general election

The second day of filing for non-primary offices in the general election saw an increase in candidates for county fire district positions.
Filing began on ...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services faces a 2015 deadline to decide the bird's status for federal protection.

The total area of federal oil and gas ...

Lab holding evidence in murder case; trial date nears

Local prosecutors say the State Crime Laboratory has delayed returning evidence and analysis in a Fremont County murder case.
The setback could spell ...

Work may slow traffic early Friday on Federal Boulevard

Storm sewer work may slow traffic for several hours early Friday on South Federal Boulevard, according to a press release from the Wyoming Department of ...

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Deaths
ROSKIE
Carol A. Roskie, 54, died Saturday, Aug. 2. Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in the Wyoming Life Resource Center Chapel. ...

Contest will give first chance at lottery ticket

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Lottery Corporation is holding a promotional event that will determine who gets to purchase the first lottery ticket sold in ...

Digest

Details told in caged-child case
LARAMIE -- Investigators did not have enough evidence until last month to take custody of a 7-year-old Wyoming boy who ...

Court deal favors third-party candidates

CHEYENNE -- A provision of Wyoming law that restricted third-party political candidate fundraising is unconstitutional and can't be enforced, a federal judge ...

Search is on for man who fired gun repeatedly in residential Riverton

Riverton police are looking for a black BMW that reportedly was involved in a weapon offense Wednesday evening on North Seventh Street East.
No one was ...

Kessler among first to run as non-primary filing period opens

On the opening day of the filing period, Fremont County had 10 non-partisan candidates file for the general election. The filing period covers school boards, ...

Man arrested for rural assault on 88-year-old who recorded attack

Douglas Shepard, 44, of Lander, was arrested for battery on Monday after reportedly assaulting an 88-year-old man during a dispute over hay.
Shepard made the ...

Traffic at fair 'not a great experience' for officers

Access was congested during the weeklong event because of road construction.

Local law enforcement officers say they are happy the Fremont County ...

Report: Gas wells not obvious cause of Pavillion-area contamination

A draft report released Wednesday by state officials found no evidence that natural gas wells east of Pavillion leaked hydrocarbons into local groundwater. ...

 
 

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