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Water supply interrupted
LARAMIE -- Albany County officials say a broken waterline has left Rock River residents without water.
The Albany County ...

Panel will assess effect of legal marijuana in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is creating a council to gauge the effects of marijuana usage in the state ahead of a push for a legalization initiative that ...

Speed limit enforcement among conspicuous changes in state laws

CHEYENNE -- More than 100 new state laws took effect Wednesday in Wyoming that change speeding fines in 80 mph zones, make roads safer for bicyclists, and ...

Public hearing on new budget Monday evening

Residents can weigh in on the new county budget during a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fremont County Commission chambers in the Fremont County ...

Earmarks might, might not, skew budget balance

After cutting, trimming and shifting money among accounts, Fremont County has developed a draft budget that, depending on the perspective, either still shows a ...

Helicopters sent to help in mountains

Two helicopters were mobilized Friday to rescue a woman who had been bucked off of a horse on Whiskey Mountain.
Search and rescue crews responded at about ...

Driver in DUI death signs deal, could get 12 years

Reuben Revere would spend up to12 years in prison if a judge accepts a plea agreement the Ethete man signed with prosecutors. Revere had been charged with ...

Fun for the Fourth

Events stretch through Sunday

The Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, but Independence Day celebrations begin as early as Thursday in towns ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story and headline about a planned food storage rule for the southern Shoshone National Forest should ...

To transform chicken, beef or fish from something ordinary into a dish that sings, consider a tasty marinade or sauce.

Holidays are all about ...

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Man eluding deputies causes fatality
GILLETTE -- Authorities say a man was eluding sheriff's deputies when he crashed his truck into another vehicle ...

County declares state of emergency

LARAMIE -- Severe damage from summer flooding has led Albany County to declare a state of emergency.
The county commission voted Tuesday to declare a state of ...

More well testing coming to land near missile site

CHEYENNE -- A new round of homeowner well testing will occur later this summer near an old nuclear missile site on the plains where the U.S. Army Corps of ...

Feds reject wolf petition

Advocates sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the United States.

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Federal wildlife officials have ...

1838 Rendezvous open, continues to Sunday

Anyone camping or selling goods at the site is required to dress and act in a pre-1840s fashion, and visitors are encouraged to dress for the period as ...

Man arrested for alleged knife attack; earlier call at same place

A Riverton man was arrested for domestic violence Monday reportedly after cutting his live-in girlfriend in the throat.
The woman was treated and released at ...

Council president to resign as of July 15

The Riverton City Council will be looking for a new member soon, due to the coming resignation of Ward 1 Councilman and current council president Jonathan ...

Officials say they have found the local teenager who was "at risk" and missing Tuesday.
The girl, who only was identified as "Jordan" by law enforcement, was ...

County to name interim ambulance director as full search is conducted

Fremont County officially is looking for an interim director for the Emergency Medical Services agency in an effort to stabilize the department.
The interim ...

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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 ...

 
 

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