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State treasurer debates Redo
Incumbent Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon emphasized in a debate Monday in Riverton that Wyoming's multi-billion dollar ...

Study: Wyoming has more insured drivers

CHEYENNE -- A new study finds that about 35,800 motorists, or 8.7 percent, are uninsured in Wyoming.
The study by the Insurance Research Council says Wyoming ...

Feds nix protection for wolverines

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials plan to withdraw proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine Tuesday, in a course reversal that highlights ...

Bus tours represent the biggest portion of the increased visitation.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service says visitation to ...

Great Lakes Airlines is to lose its code-share status with Frontier Airlines on Oct. 1. The change could spell inconveniences and higher fares for some ...

Haynes stays out of fray at forum

Taylor Haynes claims to have received more education than anyone who has ever sought the office of governor of Wyoming.
The Republican candidate earned his ...

There was no love lost between Republican governor candidates Cindy Hill and incumbent Matt Mead during Monday night's debate at Central Wyoming College.
The ...

Brooks Lake Road closure hours change

Brooks Lake Road, Forest Road 515, will be closed periodically for the next three weeks. Crews are working to replace a culvert that failed recently.
The ...

When he ran for governor four years ago, Matt Mead put 100,000 miles on a new SUV, and 40,000 on another.
He won't match that in his re-election bid, but ...

Former Riverton Police Department captain Mark Stone will take on three-term incumbent Sheriff Skip Hornecker in the Republican primary election Aug. ...

Wild horse, burro advisory board to meet in Riverton

The Bureau of Land Management's National Wild Horse and Burro advisory board will meet Aug. 25 in Riverton to discuss issues relating to the management and ...

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Man wants reduced sentence
CASPER -- The attorney for a man imprisoned for a crash that killed two people wants a judge to reduce his sentence, saying ...

Brubaker, other Libertarians file for office; school candidates as well

Libertarian candidates filed for a wide slate of state offices Friday, including one from Riverton.
Richard Brubaker submitted proper fees and paperwork for ...

Fremont County's famed industry of yore, the tie drive, ran from 1916 to 1946, when 11 million railroad ties were cut in the forests above Dubois, floated down ...

Centenarian to give personal history of Dunoir Valley

The Dubois resident will speak in the Wind River Lives and Legacies series.

Esther Pickett Wells, a 103-year-old Dubois resident, will be the ...

Organizers seek input on Sand Creek commemoration plans

Residents are invited to help plan the upcoming commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre during a meeting Wednesday at the Great ...

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Museum to mark city anniversary
The Riverton Museum will celebrate the city's 108th birthday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16.
The celebration will ...

CHEYENNE -- North American lions, cheetahs and short-faced bears: Those are just a few fearsome critters from 25,000 years ago paleontologists already might ...

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 ...

 
 

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