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Skiers rescued from Grand Teton
MOOSE (AP) -- Rangers rescued three back-country skiers in Grand Teton National Park after the skiers got lost and ...

Lawsuit can move ahead

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge in Wyoming recently ruled that a lawsuit filed after a local teacher was sent to prison for having sex with a student can proceed ...

WIC sets up January hours

The WIC office will be closed Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year's holiday.
Regular business hours resuke Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Northern Arapaho WIC Office will ...

Quit Tobacco program helps smokers make a fresh start

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) wants smokers around the state to know the Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program (WQTP) can help them make a fresh start if they ...

Search narrows for missing snowboarder

JACKSON (AP) -- Teton County Search and Rescue has narrowed its search for a missing snowboarder to an avalanche-prone snowfield behind Grand Targhee ...

New business toolkit can support employee health and wellness

A new toolkit designed to help local businesses support the health and wellness of employees is now available from the Prevention Management Organization of ...

No prison time for man in bear- spray battle with Riverton officer

Shilo Two Bulls, who bear-sprayed a police officer in September, will be able to avoid prison time if he successfully completes three years of probation.
Two ...

County: Don't throw away those Christmas trees

Fremont County's solid waste district dumps trees into Ocean Lake for fish habitat each year.

There's one recycling program that brings year-long ...

Lander to play major role on state rec panel

Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources Director Darin Westby has named five Lander residents to the 29-member Outdoor Recreation Task Force.
"The Wyoming ...

Area churches abound with Christmas observances

Fremont County churches offer many different ways to celebrate this weekend.
Churches are opening their doors to everyone for special services on Christmas ...

Christmas Greetings Edition inside

The Ranger's annual Christmas Greetings Editions including letters to Santa Claus can be found inside today's PDF located at the top right of the website, and ...

White Christmas? Highly likely this year, no matter the definition used

Fremont County can likely expect a "classic white Christmas," according to National Weather Service senior forecaster Paul Skrbac.
With a pressure system ...

For most people, the Christmas season is a time of family gatherings, gift exchanges, and fond memories - new and old.
It also is a time when, during the ...

JEC starts over on school funding bills

The state's Joint Education Committee is starting over from scratch after it could not find support for its three bills proposals to cut funding for K-12 ...

Riverton man caught selling neighbor's tools on Facebook

Kristopher Florence will have a 18- to 36-month prison sentence suspended after pleading guilty to burglary this month.
Instead, Florence will need to ...

No quorum for tribal court vote

The Shoshone General Council was set to vote on whether to reinstate the tribal court Saturday, but with temperatures dropping to 20 below zero and Fort ...

After 16 years on the Fremont County Commission, chairman Doug Thompson smacked his gavel for the last time Tuesday.
When he announced his retirement this ...

Fort Washakie kindergarten through third-grade students performed for family and friends at their Christmas concert Monday ...

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Births

MCADAMS

A son was born to Melanie McAdams of Riverton and Christopher McAdams of Riverton at 10:56 p.m. ...

Webinar takes online marketing focus

Creating great online marketing content will be the subject of a Wyoming Small Business Development Center webinar Thursday, Jan. 5, from 2-3 p.m.
Corissa St. ...

 
 

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