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Breast cancer retreat in Dubois accepting applications

2015 marks the fifth year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming has offered a weekend retreat for breast cancer patients.
The two and a half day event is free ...

Many sandhill cranes are migrating through Fremont County this spring. Catching a photo of one or two is simple with a little work and knowledge.
The birds ...

Look past the deer's tongue

Some hunters in the Pavillion area have reported harvesting deer with blue tongues, causing them to be concerned about consuming the animals' meat.
Wyoming ...

The Wind River chapter of the Back Country Horsemen is preparing to clear 14 miles of the Continental Divide Trail as part of an annual project for the ...

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Elk die when ice breaks
JACKSON -- Wildlife officials say more than 30 elk died after they fell through the ice on Palisades Reservoir, which straddles ...

University chief stresses value of cooperation with Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- A strong relationship with Cheyenne may be key to maintaining and improving the University of Wyoming.
Economic development and partnerships with ...

Riverton was being transformed in the mid-1950s due to the huge uranium discoveries east of town. The population was growing fast, and many civic improvements ...

An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ...

Hunter takes world-record elk with crossbow

It is not easy setting a world record.
Albert Henderson found that out the hard way in September when he used a crossbow to harvest a monster bull elk on ...

Bagpiper to perform, speak at museum event in Lander

"Fremont County's Scottish Heritage" is the second program in the Discovery Speakers Series.
The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fremont County ...

Two schools added to bike rodeo season roster

Injury Prevention Resources has added two private schools to its annual bike and safety rodeo season.
The countywide rotation now includes St. Margaret's and ...

College OKs renewed tax mill levy for BOCHES

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is planning to renew the half-mill levy that funds the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Higher Education ...

'Ambulance tax' possible, but complicated, for county

Options will be aired publicly in a consultant's report set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse in Lander.

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Jobless rate better in February; labor force tally improves

After slumping as the new year began, Fremont County's job market brightened across the board in February.
The improvements weren't spectacular, but they did ...

The jackhammers will return Tuesday on South Federal Boulevard in Riverton. A crack that stretches from one side of the newly paved road to the other end near ...

Teachers at a school in Arapaho told their students to go outside for an Easter activity, but there was a twist: The pre-schoolers heard the directions in ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, a page A-7 cutline should have said Kevin Monteith with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the ...

Digest

Lawmakers set ed study topics
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will be fine tuning the school funding model and studying 11 education topics over the ...

High court upholds ban imposed on unlicensed ranch that took in youth

The key issue before the justices was whether the Triangle Cross Boys Ranch near Clark offered therapeutic services and, therefore, needed to be ...

UW dean searches nearly done

Four high-ranking administrators departed during the short, rocky administration of former president Robert Sternberg.

LARAMIE -- The University of ...

 
 

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