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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 ...

Veterans assistance available in July throughout Fremont County

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

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, ...

Today

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 ...

Digest

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 ...

Today

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 ...

Digest

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 ...

 
 

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