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Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

HPMA motocross race Sunday

The association includes riders from Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.

The second High Plains Motocross Association race of the summer is Sunday in ...

Next up is the state tournament in Douglas starting Wednesday.

Two blowout victories carried the Riverton 13-15-year-old all-star baseball team to ...

Wyoming digest

Video confirms accounts of shooting
GILLETTE -- Video confirms the account of Gillette police officers who shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in ...

Experienced sisters handled ordeal well

CHEYENNE -- Three Midwestern sisters lost for more than four days while lost in a Wyoming wilderness area are grateful searchers didn't give up.
The sisters ...

Wyoming 'ahead of the curve' on same-sex marriage, and it has not destroyed our state

Editor:
I think Wyoming can be proud of being ahead of the curve on same-sex marriage.
The hyped-up Supreme Court decision a little while ago that made ...

We need reminders from the past

That's true even if they are unpleasant to some people.

We celebrated the 90th birthday of a friend a few weeks ago. A large gathering of family ...

44th star

125 years ago this weekend, the nation's newest state was being created

There are celebrations this weekend for Wyoming's birthday. It's the 125th ...

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 ...

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Dubois hosting Museum Day
Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are ...

Police arrest man found in abandoned motel with teen

Both individuals were charged with criminal entry and criminal trespass.

A 30-year-old Riverton man was arrested June 27 after he was found in an ...

Eighteen local businesses ace tobacco sting

The Riverton Police Department recently tested area convenience stores for compliance with tobacco laws.
The operation involved a 16-year-old boy who was sent ...

Officials said lightning was the cause of a fire June 28 at the Moneta Divide Gas and Oil Development Project east of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the ...

Wyoming Arts Council hosting public meeting in Lander

The Wyoming Arts Council is having a town meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
The meeting is open to the ...

Paving crew in second week of annual asphalt patching

Work begins Wednesday on Wyoming Highway 28 over South Pass.

A Wyoming Department of Transportation paving crew is scheduled to move to Wyoming ...

The Wind River Visitors Council is sponsoring a team of four Fremont County residents who are competing in Wyoming's 2015 Cameco Cowboy Tough Adventure Race: a ...

State rig count stays steady as U.S. total rises

Wyoming's oil and gas drill rig count was unchanged for the week, but the national tally managed to grow by one as concerns about lower oil and gas prices ...

State signals willingness to examine fund model for colleges

Local administrators are hopeful that state legislators will move forward next year with a bill to update the funding model for Wyoming's community ...

Riverton-based fastpitch team starts play Friday at state 'B' tournament

Manager Mark Stone has formed an Under-16 Class B fastpitch softball team to represent U.S. Energy at the state tournament in Casper.
The tournament started ...

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Clarification
In Thursday's Ranger, the page five story "Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015" should have said, "All together, ...

 
 

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