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Local outfitter running for HD34

Shoshoni outfitter and grain elevator manager Taylor Engum is running as a Republican for House District 34.
Only one other candidate, Tim Salazar, R-Dubois, ...

Police said Alma Addison, 28, was the passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over on suspicion that the driver was intoxicated.

An Arapahoe woman ...

Thomas: County needs to provide more with less

Fremont County Commission candidate Clarence Thomas is an American Indian and a Republican.
He knows that combination is a surprise to some in Fremont County, ...

Wyoming Democrats start caucus for progressive wing

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Wyoming Democratic Party leaders say they're creating a new caucus within the party to increase participation in the party and be more ...

Tuesday notes

Candidates in print
Get ready for a lot of candidate interviews in The Ranger over the coming week. We've published a considerable number of them ...

Food bank out of food

Fewer funds and more demand have left the charity in short supply, and its directors have needed to go door-to-door.
to ask for help.

The Riverton ...

Lilly Wright, 15, has been raising goats all her life. She participated the pee wee goat show with a pygmy goat named Gracie when she was 1 year old. This ...

Malek takes another crack at commission seat; cites county knowledge

Joe Malek, who lives near Ray Lake off of Highway 287, is hoping to replace Fremont County Commissioner Andi Clifford next year to represent District 1.
It's ...

BIA set to take over programs; tribes still split

Federal control could come in October
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told the Shoshone Business Council to prepare for the federal government to take ...

Wyoming digest


Progress seen in lake trout battle
CODY (AP) -- Wildlife managers are making headway with their programs to reduce the number of voracious lake trout ...

Missing teen located in Teton Park; had changed appearance

MOOSE (AP) -- Searchers located an Ohio teen who went missing in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday and tracked her down after she fled when authorities ...

Troy Hissam

Troy Hissam died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, at the emergency room at Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas. He was 49 years old.
A celebration of the ...

Rig count up one in U.S.; Wyoming stays the same

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 464.
A year ago, 884 rigs were active. Depressed ...

House candidates say nothing new in criticizing the president

Editor:
The U.S. House of Representatives race in the state this year is a wild one. It's been a rougher process than normal in our state.
I do not see why ...

Jackson isn't 'over the hill' from Wheatland

Liz Cheney still battling the 'outsider' label with voters.

You don't hear the term carpetbagger much anymore. If you're a fan of Margaret ...

Cop cams

If Wyoming mandates them, keeping the video secret would be a mistake
Wyoming is beginning to discuss the possibility of equipping all of its police ...

'Areas of smoke'

It's a weather warning unique to this time of year in Wyoming

The deadpan writing of weather forecasters often has a new bit of seasonal terminology ...

Circus parade names winners

The annual Shrine Circus Parade in Riverton crowned winners in six themed categories. Children ages 11 and younger came dressed as clowns, entertainers and ...

Kaitlyn Kiser, 11, competed in intermediate poultry showmanship Friday. Joyce Conger, left, judged all poultry shows Friday at the Fremont County ...

Mike Logan

Mike Logan died Wednesday, July 13 at his home in Riverton.
He was 65.
Cremation has taken place.
Mr. Logan was born April 21, 1951.
He was a welder and ...

 
 

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