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Money moves make progress for solid waste district; $3.8M reserve likely

Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is in getting in better financial shape, according to a budget district superintendent Andy Frey presented on Aug. ...

Three arrested, one cited for child endangerment

Child neglect reported at same address in September

Three people were arrested and one person was cited for child endangerment July 23 due to ...

Heart Mountain pilgrimage set

CODY -- The Heart Mountain WWII Interpretive Center plans its annual pilgrimage Aug. 21-22.
The center is a national historic landmark on the site where some ...

Can coal fix it?

It might be the only way to thrive

No industry in Wyoming has a better record for using innovation to solve threatening problems than coal. That ...

Highly touted UW freshman WR focuses on learning playbook

LARAMIE -- Justice Murphy has that "it factor" that his teammates recognized immediately -- the type of physical ability that could help Wyoming ...

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Zoo to take cubs of euthanized bear
TOLEDO, Ohio -- An Ohio zoo will take the two cubs of a grizzly bear that was euthanized after it killed a hiker in ...

The long summer of sirens

We all appreciate the dedication and services provided by emergency responders, but the system seems a bit noisy in these parts.

It was the sound of ...

Coal giant, Montana tribe join forces on port project

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Wyoming company has entered a partnership to develop a Washington state coal port for shipments of the fuel to Asia, in a deal that gives ...

Riverton's diverse community garden is the largest in the state.
That's according to garden volunteer coordinator Sherry Shelley, who said that the garden ...

From England to Utah, religious sites vary in how they cater to tourists

Important religious buildings, such as synagogues, mosques, temples or cathedrals, derive their significance from their members' activities in the building. ...

New UW nutrition and food safety educator comes to Fremont County

A nutrition and food safety educator begins Monday at the University of Wyoming Extension office in Fremont County.
Laura Balis also will serve Big Horn, Hot ...

Traveling exhibit on vintage gas stations on display in Lander

The collection features cars and scenes from across Wyoming.

Even today it is often a long way between service stations on the highways of Wyoming. ...

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Births
CRISPIN
A child was born to Denise Crispin of Ethete and Thomas Crispin Sr. of Ethete at 3:28 p.m. July 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Riverton schools revise attendance policy

A revision to the attendance policy for Fremont County School District 25 is now in place after the board of trustees accepted it July 14. The changes were ...

Two RHS alumnae team up to publish nonfiction book

The work is a collection of "humorous and poignant observations about getting older."

Andrea Sims, a 1965 graduate of Riverton High School, has ...

Questions behind the headlines

It's time for better thinking on drugs, guns, mental illness

If you haven't thrown it out, go back and look at the front page of The Ranger from July ...

Trump

Should he be taken seriously? He leads every poll, so 'yes'

Political reporters, campaign analysts, strategists and voters are asking and repeating ...

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'Rabbit fever' discovered in state
WORLAND -- Wyoming health officials are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after ...

Top officials blast federal proposal as crippling to state coal

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming brought out the big guns for Thursday's hearing in Gillette on whether to charge coal companies more to mine on federal lands.
Gov. Matt ...

Park officials capture, euthanize bear that killed Montana hiker

The man was the sixth person killed by grizzlies since 2010 in and around Yellowstone.

HELENA, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park officials ...

 
 

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