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Quin Blair, 101, of Cody, died of natural causes Saturday, Aug. 24, at his home. Services will begin with a family prayer at 9:30 a.m. ...

Quin Blair

Quin Blair, of Cody, died of natural causes Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home. He was 101 years old.
Services will begin with a family prayer at 9:30 a.m. ...

Does convention begins Thursday

The Does supreme president Esther Fister-Palmer will arrive Thursday in Riverton for the Wyoming State Convention.
Her theme "Love and Kindness Matters" will ...

Riverton angler the 1,000th G&F Cutt-Slam participant

When Riverton angler Matt LeClair submitted his paperwork after completing the requirements for Wyoming's Cutt-Slam, he had no idea that his entry would be the ...

Wolpert, Michel wed July 13

Olivia Wolpert, of Riverton, and Stephen Michel, of Laramie, were married July 13, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander. A wedding reception ...

New regulations on hiring veterans and disabled are a noble objective

In a week when the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington helped refocus the nation's attention on jobs and equality, the Labor Department issued new ...

Riding with the Rangers: Summer cukes and zukes and Jerry Garcia

Lew Diehl and Charlie Treber have been keeping The Ranger office in fresh vegetables this month. Charlie (a nickname for Mary) works here. Lew is a frequent ...

The believing family is the productive family

Editor:
The planets have no creative function. Nothing is produced on them. Void means empty. And without form means without function. They are giants in ...

Emergency training

This week's drill was planned, but sometimes responders use a 'live' call for extra practice

You might have wondered why emergency personnel ...

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Dry weekend ahead for firefighters
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A new wildfire has started in Yellowstone National Park but officials report no issues ...

Investigation of state superintendent moving slowly

The Legislature's Select Investigative Committee hasn't met since Aug. 7.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House investigation into Superintendent of Public ...

More squabbles involving railroad's plan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and the state of South Dakota are at odds over whether the railroad has met its obligation to invest $300 ...

Remote corner of lake is trout battleground

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- In a wide delta hemmed in by 8,000-foot mountains, the Yellowstone River pours its nourishing waters into the Southeast Arm of ...

Gas leak leads to temporary evac in Dubois

A propane leak prompted a precautionary evacuation of Dubois Elementary School.
No children were exposed to the gas, but officials said they were worried that ...

Good PAWS figures for Shoshoni schools; lower grades gain the most

Shoshoni schools superintendent Tammy Cox said she is proud of her district's results on this year's Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.
"PAWS data ...

Tribes, county working on liquor license rules

For the first time in decades, serious discussion is taking place on re-establishing alcohol sales on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

A memorandum ...

One conviction, two plea deals so far in nine-person meth bust

Prosecutors on Thursday secured their first conviction as the result of a countywide methamphetamine bust in May.
Travis Fauque, 21, of Lander pleaded guilty ...

In 2012, the Wranglers placed fourth at the state tournament.

SHOSHONI -- Coach Christina Mills has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers to three ...

Shoshoni Labor Day Rodeo gets going Saturday evening

The 11th Annual Shoshoni Labor Day weekend rodeo, complete with wild cow milking and ribbon roping, starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the arena in Shoshoni.
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