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Good Samaritans help extinguish fire in ditch

Local fire officials said they were grateful for the help of passersby who stopped to extinguish a small grass fire at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Lewis Road ...

Hot Notes Cool Nights music series starts Monday

The 67th Annual Army Band will perform at the first concert.

"Wyoming's Own" 67th Annual Army Band is the guest of the first Hot Notes Cool Nights ...

Former residents and visitors can share family tales, letters or photographs that reach back to any period since the settlement's early ...

A special steel beam was placed carefully with others in the center wing of the new Wyoming Indian Elementary School on July 14 after school board members, ...

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Twylah Dewey, 59, died Sunday, June 28, at Davis Hospital and Medical Center in Layton, Utah. An evening service and wake will be at 7 ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the sub-headline with the page one story "Judge gives murder prosecutor, defendant last chance for a deal" should have ...

'Do the right thing' on EMS service for Fremont County

Editor:
All I would ask for the county commission is to remember that our ambulance service and emergency medics are not just numbers on a budget chart. There ...

If he ever complained, I never heard it

Bob Vandervort was an exemplary member of "The Greatest Generation."

It's a sad commentary on people's "golden" years that they sometimes outlive ...

It takes a spreadsheet

Imagine a same-sex couple unsure about insurance as the big court rulings come down

Oddities of newspaper production mean that this section of ...

Helen Ann Simpson

Helen Ann Simpson, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, June 24, at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital in Thermopolis. She was 73 years old.
Services will ...

To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers."
In fact, that movie was ...

Troublesome animal captured, euthanized; first such case this year

A black bear has been trapped and euthanized after causing problems at a youth ...

Hearing to discuss management plan for massacre site

A public hearing regarding the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino. The meeting will discuss a ...

Wyoming Indian approves budget

The district also awarded interim superintendent Michelle Hoffman a part-time contract.

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. total finally rises

Wyoming's drilling rig count was unchanged during the week, but for the first time this year the national tally is up.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes ...

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ...

Wyoming digest

Man kills baby, shoots himself
Authorities say a man shot and killed a 4-month-old baby before turning the gun on himself in the tiny southeastern ...

Timber available for gathering west of Lander

A small amount of decked timber is available for firewood permit holders along Louis Lake Road on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National ...

A two-time All-MountainR00;West Conference selection, Nance averaged 11.3 points and 6.6 rebounds over his four-year career playing at UW, including 16.1 ...

Motocross riders bring home trophies from big day of racing in Billings

The High Plains Motocross Association riders will now compete in a race on Sunday in Casper.

Fremont County motocross riders placed high in a number ...

 
 

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