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Hitching Post owners, insurers settle suit

CHEYENNE -- An insurance company has reached a confidential settlement agreement with the company that owns The Hitching Post Inn, the landmark Cheyenne hotel ...

More black eyes for nuke command

WASHINGTON -- In what may be the biggest such scandal in Air Force history, 34 officers entrusted with land-based nuclear missiles have been pulled off the job ...

Ambulance candidate in negotiation on county's offer

The Fremont County Commission is likely to discuss hiring Joseph Zillmer, of Amarillo, Texas, as Fremont County Ambulance director at its Jan. 21 meeting. ...

Bull Lake Dam earmarked for $26 million addition

An old spillway is to be replaced, although it has never proved necessary in the history of the dam.

The Bureau of Reclamation is planning to build a ...

District 25 closes deal on school site

An expedited plan could allow the new school to be open by 2016.

Fremont County School District 25 handed over a check Jan. 2 for the purchase of the ...

An oversized load inched its way through Lander and Riverton on Thursday on its way from Idaho to Kansas.
Officials said the caravan will take more than two ...

Second set of Cobell payments on its way

The second set of payments from the Cobell Settlement is due to be distributed to members of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes within a few ...

Kevin E. Paslay Sr.

Kevin E. Paslay Sr., of Roundup, Mont., died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was 53 years old.
A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Davis ...

Betty L. Weis

Betty L. Weis, of Riverton, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie. She was 83 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ...

Good records for Shoshoni and Wind River at mat tournament

Shoshoni High School and Wind River wrestlers looked good Saturday at the Kemmerer Invitational.
The tournament featured pool wrestling. Most athletes ...

Worland is bringing a talented roster from top to bottom into its wrestling dual Thursday night against the Riverton Wolverines at the Tonkin Activities ...

For the only time this season, cross-county arch rivals Riverton and Lander will battle on the basketball court Thursday night in Riverton at Wolverine ...

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Corrections
In the Jan. 5 Ranger, the page four story "Early bird offer for Wyoming State Winter Fair entries" should have said anyone needing an ...

EPA ruling throws legal landowners 'under the bus'

Editor:
The following is from a letter I wrote to the Fremont County Sherif's Department:
"I respectfully request an increased number of patrols and wellness ...

New year, old habits, night skies

Make the most of the cold, and look up once in a while

It's a new year. We have all taken notice of the change of 2013 to 2014. I don't write as many ...

Door-to-door

Riverton residents now have some protection against unwanted exposure to door-to-door salespeople.
The newly passed ordinance probably doesn't go as far as ...

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Beet plant shut for inspection
LOVELL -- The Western Sugar Cooperative has shut down its sugar beet processing plant in Lovell while federal and state ...

Officials say statewide concussion policy apparently is working well

CHEYENNE -- New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior and senior high school sports appear to be working well, but more ...

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming is publishing a new magazine dedicated to solving natural resource challenges in the West.
The first issue of Western ...

Great year in '13 for state's investments; income soars by more than $500 million

The State of Wyoming capitalized on last year's record-breaking year on Wall Street to bank hundreds of millions in profits on state investments.
The ...

 
 

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