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BEHAN
Francis Behan Jr., 36, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, July 6, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. Services are ...

South Carolina community's non-violent reaction to Bible study shootings is admirable

Editor:
It is shocking what happened at the church in South Carolina, where the nine people were shot at the Bible study meeting.
It is hard to believe ...

My 16-foot garage door was a no-go

Twenty years later, however, the unacceptable trusses are still holding the extra weight.

July 4, 1995, marked the unofficial halfway point of ...

Beyond the years

A beautiful, patriotic son was inspired by an easterner's visit to the Mountain West

Katharine Lee Bates was the head of the English department at ...

Daniel Bolding, a 2015 Lander Valley High School graduate, has been named a Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the ...

On final mission, Riverton officer key to carrier group

Navy Cmdr. Chad Kennedy is retiring after a 20-year Naval career.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson launched 2,400 combat missionsin Syria and ...

Man pleads guilty in death of RPD staffer; sentencing to come

Reuben Revere pleaded guilty on Thursday in Lander District Court to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Riverton Police Department employee Carolyn ...

Wyoming digest

Casper man killed in rollover
WHEATLAND -- A 62-year-old Casper man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Wheatland.
Wyoming Highway ...

The way it was: Wildfires - 2001

The first week of July was a rough one for wildfires 14 years ago. Blazes near both Lander and Dubois required all-out effort to contain, and a fire truck was ...

Fireworks banned in state parks

Visitors also are urged to use caution when using campfires.

Visitors to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites are reminded that the possession ...

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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Deaths
DEWEY
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 ...

 
 

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