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Keja

Departing commissioner was, and is, a transformative figure in local politics

In 2006, not many people in Fremont County had heard of Keja Whiteman. ...

Saturday morning's community peace march in Riverton almost had the feel of events from a half-century ago. The cause was different, but the climate was ...

Twins, 90, went west to work as World War II riveters

Back when Marge Currah and Maggie Layton were born in 1925, there was no scientific way to ...

UW Extension educator earns national achievement honor

A University of Wyoming Extension educator serving the Big Horn Basin and Wind River Indian Reservation has received the Achievement Award from the National ...

Local attractions

Summer time is limited now, but nearby destinations still abound

Summer comprises all of August, but it's the last full-summer month of the year. The ...

Local sports always No. 1 in my heart

For the past 13 years, I had the honor of being The Ranger's sports editor.
My first day on the job was July 6, 2002. The last day came on Saturday, July ...

UW announces names of 2015 county graduates

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Fremont County at the completion of the 2015 spring semester.
Arapahoe: ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

Gusts neared 60 mph in many Fremont County locations.

Strong winds that blew through Fremont County on Monday downed a tree that landed on a trailer ...

Oil and gas lease sale set for Aug. 4 in Cheyenne

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale scheduled for ...

CES receives $2,500 to fund camp

Community Entry Services has been awarded a $ 2,500 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
The donation will be used for the CES Summer Camp ...

Rate of fatal wrecks in county slightly higher than state figure

Fremont County had 10 fatal crashes in 2014 resulting in 12 deaths.

A report from the Wyoming Department of Transportation details the dangers of ...

The Abandoned Mine Land Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality remains a leading program for reclaiming and managing sites in the ...

'County,' 'public' roads different, officials say

Fremont County maintains about 950 miles of roads and 79 bridges and large culverts.

Every square is a rectangle, but not every rectangle is a ...

July Outside

July 15 -- Brooks Mountain Day Hike is at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Wyoming Wilderness Association. Participants should bring a lunch for the moderate ...

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 ...

Twenty-one county students make UW provost's honor roll

The University of Wyoming has listed 21 students from Fremont County on the 2015 spring semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of ...

WHP trooper Pence promoted, assigned to county

Division "K" Trooper Lee Pence has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant by interim Col. Shannon Ratliff.
Pence is the new Division "I" supervisor that ...

Public hearing on new budget Monday evening

Residents can weigh in on the new county budget during a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fremont County Commission chambers in the Fremont County ...

Earmarks might, might not, skew budget balance

After cutting, trimming and shifting money among accounts, Fremont County has developed a draft budget that, depending on the perspective, either still shows a ...

 
 

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