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Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

Locals and visitors have a chance to learn while exploring the outdoors through the Fremont County Museums' ongoing Adventure Trek series.
The guided ...

Wyoming digest

Video confirms accounts of shooting
GILLETTE -- Video confirms the account of Gillette police officers who shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in ...

Colorful ceremonies for 125th anniversary

CHEYENNE -- A 2-mile parade full of floats and distinguished guests snaked through the Capital City on July 23, 1890.
Just under two weeks after Wyoming ...

Experienced sisters handled ordeal well

CHEYENNE -- Three Midwestern sisters lost for more than four days while lost in a Wyoming wilderness area are grateful searchers didn't give up.
The sisters ...

Anyone stopping for a break at the old Lakeside Resort and campground at the North end of the Boysen Reservoir causeway on a Wednesday night in July 1974 would ...

Digest

Dubois hosting Museum Day
Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are ...

Police arrest man found in abandoned motel with teen

Both individuals were charged with criminal entry and criminal trespass.

A 30-year-old Riverton man was arrested June 27 after he was found in an ...

Eighteen local businesses ace tobacco sting

The Riverton Police Department recently tested area convenience stores for compliance with tobacco laws.
The operation involved a 16-year-old boy who was sent ...

Officials said lightning was the cause of a fire June 28 at the Moneta Divide Gas and Oil Development Project east of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the ...

Wyoming Arts Council hosting public meeting in Lander

The Wyoming Arts Council is having a town meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
The meeting is open to the ...

Paving crew in second week of annual asphalt patching

Work begins Wednesday on Wyoming Highway 28 over South Pass.

A Wyoming Department of Transportation paving crew is scheduled to move to Wyoming ...

The Wind River Visitors Council is sponsoring a team of four Fremont County residents who are competing in Wyoming's 2015 Cameco Cowboy Tough Adventure Race: a ...

State rig count stays steady as U.S. total rises

Wyoming's oil and gas drill rig count was unchanged for the week, but the national tally managed to grow by one as concerns about lower oil and gas prices ...

Music on the River Walk and Day in the Park kicked off the first big weekend of the 35th Annual Riverton Rendezvous on Friday and Saturday. Both events ...

State signals willingness to examine fund model for colleges

Local administrators are hopeful that state legislators will move forward next year with a bill to update the funding model for Wyoming's community ...

Hung jury in rape case; new trial required

After eight hours of deliberation, the jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict in the week-long trial of an Arapahoe man charged with first-degree sexual ...

Today

Clarification
In Thursday's Ranger, the page five story "Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015" should have said, "All together, ...

Design funding set for CWC ag project, Jackson center

Central Wyoming College has received funding to move forward with plans for two new facilities --one in Riverton and one in Jackson.
State lawmakers during ...

Wife of murder suspect arrested in connection with meth ring

Julie Shull is a witness in her husband's case.

The latest person to be arrested in connection with a methamphetamine distribution ring in Fremont ...

 
 

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