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'All hands on deck' for eclipse prep, pledges coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's Office is preparing for the coming solar eclipse as though a hurricane were heading this way.
"Hopefully we sit around twiddling ...

A weird monument to ingenuity

As baffling as the city of Las Vegas itself is -- a water-sucking, massively air conditioned, energy and labor intensive hole of vice located in one of the ...

Lemon raspberry cheesecake ice cream wins blue ribbon in annual county fair contest

Six teams comprising 32 competitors entered the annual Fremont County Fair Ice Cream Freeze Off on Saturday, judged for the 26th consecutive time by the Ranger ...

Three-year sentence for man who slashed victim's chest artery in fight

Doctors told police the injury was life-threatening and that Tristan Gardner had nearly died in the hospital.



An Arapahoe man has been sentenced ...

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Corrections

Clair McFarland's column on page 4 of the Thursday, August 10, Ranger should have said her daughter Holly ...

Tribes' case 'didn't get any better' just because new lawyers are hired

Editor:
You asked for opinions of the new lawyers hired by the two Indian tribes here to take on the border case.
It was lawyers who created this as an issue ...

Life sentence for man who killed people helping him

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A judge sentenced a 20-year-old man to life in prison Thursday for killing a couple who stopped to help him alongside a road on ...

Local students presented research projects at UW

Three students from Fremont County were among 14 who presented their summer research projects last week during the University of Wyoming's 25th annual McNair ...

Forest ranger: No tolerance for lax food storage during eclipse

Poor food storage in the Loop Road area seems to be as bad as ever this year, local forest ranger Steve Schacht said recently.
The issue is becoming an ...

Standards on Indian ed ordered, but might take a year to develop

It's likely to take the Wyoming Department of Education at least a year to redevelop its social studies standards to include new requirements for American ...

City of Riverton workers Chris Scott, foreground, and Dyllan Casper worked Friday on downtown Riverton's center medians, weeding and picking up litter in the ...

Central Wyoming College head volleyball coach Darshaya Gallard instructed her players during practice at Rusrler Gym on Thursday. The Lady Rustlers are ...

Yellowstone Quilt Festival entries due Aug. 29

The annual Yellowstone Quilt Fest invites entries for exhibit and judging. The entry deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 29.
"The flavor of this year's YQF will be ...

Region including Wind River rez has littlest growth in Indian gaming

In July, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported a total $31.2 billion increase in gaming revenue, an overall increase of 4.4 percent, according to the ...

Holly and her pigs at the fair

She finished last in market years ago, but there was much more to her experience than that.

You'll have to forgive me if I reminisce too much.
My ...

It's in the legals

Details on the Moneta Divide gas project appeared recently in a public notice ad

When you are curious about detail developments in the news, ...

Yellowstone visitation dips in July; still short of last year's record pace overall

Park officials are expecting a busy August because of the solar eclipse, which will be 100 percent in areas close to Yellowstone.

YELLOWSTONE ...

Upgraded supercomputer three times faster than the original in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE (AP) -- One of the world's fastest supercomputers is helping scientists better understand the sun's behavior and predict weather months in advance but ...

Two Teton climbers rescued
MOOSE (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park rangers have rescued two men who got lost and became stranded while descending Mount ...

Still no plans for fire ban in wilderness

Rick Metzger, the ranger for the Shoshone National Forest's Wind River district said fire risk continues to be a concern as the Aug. 21 solar eclipse ...

 
 

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