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Attorneys for the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission oilfield services company Halliburton argued that individual chemicals used in fracking are ...

Slow growth in region predicted by banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. -- The overall index in a new monthly survey matches the previous index and also suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural ...

Security features for the proposed Riverton justice center steered most of the discussion during the Fremont County Commission meeting Tuesday.
In particular, ...

Fort Washakie board adjusts design for school

Fort Washakie school board members were able to see their layout ideas incorporated into an altered design of the new $54.3 million school during a work ...

Hazel Ruth Hollenbeck

Hazel Ruth Hollenbeck, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 102 years old.
A viewing will be ...

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HOLLENBECK
Hazel Hollenbeck, 102, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Arrangements are ...

There's a 'laugh a day' from D.C.

Editor:
It has become like going to the circus. There is a laugh a day to keep me occupied.
As I watch television, I see the liar, Clinton, calling the liar, ...

Riding with the Rangers: A bridge, original astronauts, and cheerleaders from the past

Bob Peterson brought some newspaper clippings about the New River Gorge Bridge near Charleston, W.V. That bridge is on the other side of the continent, but ...

Fourscore and seven

The likes of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address rarely have been seen since

A hundred and fifty years ago this week, a newspaper in Harrisburg, Pa., which ...

Park to charge for backcountry trips

JACKSON -- Grand Teton National Park will raise the back country camping permit fee to $25 for walk-ins and $35 for permits purchased in advance starting Jan. ...

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Jackson mulls cellphone rule
JACKSON -- The Jackson Town Council is considering a ban on cellphone conversations while driving that could start in ...

Life in prison for man who abducted Cody 10-year-old

Jesse Speer tricked the girl into getting in his car by telling her he needed help finding a lost puppy.

CODY -- A Montana nature photographer was ...

Cook hired as county librarian; starts Dec. 9

Tracy Cook will become Fremont County's library system director. She accepted the county library board's offer Tuesday afternoon.
During a special meeting ...

Hill sues state demanding faster production of requested records

One topic involves items related to Fremont County School District 38 at Arapahoe.

Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction has filed a lawsuit ...

Former city man spared by typhoon in Philippines

Former Riverton resident Mike Lieberman wasn't harmed by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck more than 450 miles from his home in General Santos City, ...

At Bruce trial, judge decides contested evidence can be heard

The judge in the murder trial of a Shoshoni man has ruled against a motion from defense attorneys that could have kept out crucial evidence or led to a ...

Cowboys host Hawaii on Saturday afternoon

Renewal of an old rivalry, celebration of Senior Day for 12 Cowboy seniors, and a battle to keep their bowl-eligibility hopes alive will all be part of this ...

CWC women starting Region IX hoops action at Miles Community College

In a weird part of the schedule, Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg has been preparing this week to open Region IX ...

Time to think about moving state title games back to towns

Five years.
That is how long the Wyoming state high school football championships have been played at the University of Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium.
"I ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page five standalone photo "Jump Rope for Heart" should have said Aspen Park Elementary student Ethan Crow raised ...

 
 

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