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Culvert fails, alters traffic on Shoshone forest road

Officials encourage Brooks Lake visitors to call the Wind River District Office to obtain information on the status of the road.

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Change traffic law for bikes

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Recently I read in the local newspaper about the deaths of two bicyclists killed in crashes in Wyoming.
In at least one of them, the victim was ...

Man who aimed gun at child sentenced

Other charges for forgery, fraud and illegal firearms possession against Harold Dean Porter were dropped as part of a plea arrangement.

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Wyoming digest

Third trial ordered for fake car dealer
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday again ordered a new trial for a Wyoming man accused of ...

Air service crisis

Other places are trying things we need to consider

The ongoing, statewide crisis of deteriorating airline service is sparking cooperative efforts ...

The Fremont County Ambulance Department's new director says his agency's finances are unsustainable.
Joe Zillmer's statement during a June 24 meeting ...

Imagine three quarters of an acre covered by at least 50 fruit trees--apples, pears, plums and apricots--each 15 to 30 feet tall and equally wide. Their leaves ...

There's history in the basement

I've found treasures during otherwise mundane manual labor.

It was one of my least-favorite jobs as summer help at the old Wind River Elementary / ...

During the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time. ...

Cokeville bombing subject of new film

LAYTON, Utah -- More than a dozen people who survived a 1986 Wyoming school bombing as children are re-enacting the incident at a Utah school as part of a ...

Endangered status will be sought for wild horses in state

Despite overall numbers in the tens of thousands, mustang advocates say the wild horse is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in ...

Selling a candidate isn't like selling beer

Actually, political advertising is worse, and more harmful.

You've heard the argument: About two-thirds of a total of $5.19 billion spent on ...

Indictments, sentences in big meth ring that 'flooded' Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A drug organization moved large quantities of methamphetamine from Arizona for distribution in Wyoming before law enforcement arrested the ...

The play is famous for its challenging roles for women and relies solely on the performance of the three main characters.

The Central Wyoming College ...

Cats are part of the Wyoming economy

Lessons of economic interconnectedness are everywhere

Until The Ranger's Mining and Energy edition hit the coffee table, I hadn't thought about the ...

'Medicaid gap' hits Wyoming hardest

CHEYENNE -- More than 8 million Americans have enrolled in health-care insurance since the Affordable Care Act went into effect late last year, and another 3 ...

Probation, treatment, prison threat for man in Sinks Canyon shooting

A District Court judge has imposed an unorthodox sentence of probation and treatment, backed by the threat of prison time for three counts of aggravated ...

Wild storm pummels Riverton area

A spectacular thunderstorm sent rivers of rainwater rushing through Riverton roadways over the course of 15-20 minutes Thursday afternoon, bringing strong ...

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Births
FOOS
A son was born to Samantha Foos of Riverton and Randy Foos of Riverton at 1:49 p.m. May 7 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

Robert 'Bob' Groathouse

Robert "Bob" Groathouse, of Riverton, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 66 years old.
A memorial service will be ...

 
 

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