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GILLETTE -- City officials in Gillette are discussing the pros and cons of investing potentially tens of millions into expanding a rail spur to help their local ...

Big Horn Basin revisiting regional landfill possibility

POWELL -- County officials in the Big Horn Basin are talking once again about establishing a regional landfill.
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Departing dean challenges UW chief to public debate on quarrel

LARAMIE -- The outgoing dean of the University of Wyoming law school has challenged President Bob Sternberg to a quasi-legal forum on their disagreement over a ...

Hudson man bound over to district court

The case against Steven Ervin, 55, of Hudson, has been bound over to district court in Carbon County.
His arraignment had not been scheduled as of Tuesday ...

Commission OKs paying attorney fees in 2005 voting rights lawsuit

Fremont County's insurance carrier is to pay the remainder of the $960,000 that a federal judge ordered the government to pay.

The Fremont County ...

Two killed in rollover

Two Fort Washakie residents were killed early Sunday in a one-vehicle rollover near Ethete.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating excessive speed and ...

Three in custody after armed theft, short vehicle chase

Officers said they were able to arrest the trio on conspiracy charges based on witness and video accounts.

Three people are in custody after ...

Riverview Road speed limit to drop Wednesday

A reduced project speed limit of 30 mph will be in effect Wednesday morning on the Riverview Road highway improvement project in Riverton.
"The new speed ...

Hoping relatives might remember

Editor:
I was born in Fremont County, and I started grade school there. Not long afterward, my father lost his job, so my parents decided to move to ...

Duke Leroy Perry

Duke Leroy Perry died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Fremont County. He was 21 years old.
A visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, and continue all ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page five story about the Central Wyoming College Foundation's 13th Annual Oktoberfest should have said the event ...

Fall sports season a good springboard to the winter contests for Wolverines

It's transition time. Season to new season. Sport to new sport.
A look back at the fall of 2013 will have us remembering that Riverton High School won its ...

Experts hope sugar, salt next on FDA list

Now that the Food and Drug Administration has moved to banish most trans fats from the nation's diet, some public health advocates are hopeful that two other ...

Family planning office sets hours, locations

Fremont County Family Planning employees say the department's programs have been restructured to be more efficient and effective for the community.
In ...

Joan A. Spoonhunter

Joan A. Spoonhunter, of Riverton, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 71 years old.
A rosary will be at 6 ...

Melvin 'Mel' Hitshew

Melvin "Mel" Hitshew died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 76 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no services will be ...

Tamara Matilda Timbana

Tamara Matilda Timbana died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, following an automobile accident. She was 27 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at noon ...

Morgan Gramlich picked the perfect time to swim the fastest 500-yard freestyle time of her career.
The Lander High School junior not only won the Class 3-A ...

Tuesday notes

A matter of definition
After being short-changed out of our normally fine weather thanks to the wintry conditions that pervaded the season change in ...

Cruz may prove doubters wrong in '16

Remember, the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is not going to be decided by elected Republicans on Capitol Hill.

Here in Washington, ...

 
 

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