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BLM starts new fire-prevention effort
The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Region and the Wyoming ...

Rig count up one for the week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week increased by one to ...

Gangs become focal point in Cheyenne teen's murder trial

CHEYENNE -- When Phillip Sam was booked into the Laramie County Juvenile Detention Center on the morning of Oct. 5, 2014, he indicated he was in a gang.
Deputy ...

Wilson J. Felix

Wilson J. Felix, of Lander, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, after an ongoing battle with kidney failure. He was 87 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

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Births

MEDICINECLOUD
A son was born to Mikayla Littleshield of Riverton and Tyler MedicineCloud of Wind River at 12:18 a.m. July 21 at SageWest ...

Cowboys DE can't wait to get season started

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Christmas is more than four months away, but Eddie Yarbrough compares his final season with the University of Wyoming football team to ...

The two-time defending state champion Riverton Wolverines golf team came out of the chute with clubs blazing on the 2015 season Thursday at the Riverton ...

Where have all the nicknames gone these days?

Certain things just roll off one's tongue.
Saliva, for one.
But, all bodily fluid aside, I'm talking about nicknames and their absence these days across the ...

Yes, you can pray at school; you just can't be required to

The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great ...

Becker, Meyer earn Kaiser awards

Dietrik Becker of Riverton High School and Keagan Meyer of Lander Valley High School each has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Kaiser Foundation.
The ...

Griest and Haver

Women blaze important, historic trail through elite Army training

National news reports are paying attention this week to the first two women to ...

Wyoming digest

More 80 mph limit in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Transportation officials have increased the speed limit to 80 mph along a 17-mile stretch of Interstate 90 ...

GOP hopeful Cruz slams Obama during Wyoming campaign rally

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Repub-lican presidential candidate Ted Cruz campaigned at a Wyoming Republican Party fundraiser Thursday with tea-party-flavored promises to ...

Bones found in Bull Lake not human, says coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's office investigated remains found Monday by recreational divers in the Bull Lake reservoir in Fremont County.
An analysis showed ...

Strong winds forecast at Little Bob Lake fire site

Fire managers say the winds could push the blaze into flatter country where more structures might be threatened.

Crews on the Little Bob Lake Fire ...

Two more sentenced in Little Whiteman murder

Two more defendants involved in the death of Jared Little Whiteman on June 2, 2014, have been sentenced.
U.S. District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on Aug. ...

Skate park demo set Saturday; more features on the way

The public is invited to the "soft opening" of Riverton's new skatepark at City Park at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The park's official grand opening, which will ...

Cowgirl soccer faces Montana to start season

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming women's soccer team will open the 2015 season on Friday with a road match at the University of Montana.
Kickoff for the ...

Coach Jay Dayton has 23 runners practicing so far.

Riverton High School cross country coach Jay Dayton is excited with what he sees from his squad ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Shelter shooter's crime astonished acquaintances" should have said Roy Clyde's mother died Oct. 2, ...

 
 

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