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2015 Lander Brewfest to include games, music and more than 70 beers

Early-bird tickets are on sale for the 2015 Fremont Toyota Lander Brewfest, an event projected to bring more than 2,000 people to enjoy craft beer from around ...

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One Lusk route reopens
The Wyoming Department of Transportation says U.S. Highway 18-20 is now open in eastern Wyoming.
Crews repaired a culvert that ...

Man presumed drowned in lake

CODY -- An 80-year-old Montana man is missing and presumed drowned in the Buffalo Bill Reservoir.
The Park County sheriff's office says Merle Henry Daly of ...

Accident-plagued refinery sues, alleging faulty valve

CHEYENNE -- A lawsuit filed by the owner of a Wyoming refinery alleges six companies played roles in the installation of a valve that failed, causing a fire and ...

Three more street jobs set with 1 percent tax money

Total cost for the three projects is estimated at roughly $1 million.

The first of three new neighborhood concrete improvement projects proposed by ...

County library system meets strategic goals, director says

The Fremont County Library System is having success meeting goals laid out in its strategic plan.
During the county library board meeting in May, former ...

EMS budget request $1.2M above current spending level

Fremont County Emergency Medical Services is proposing a budget for the upcoming fiscal year $1.2 million higher than its current one.
In the absence of a ...

Three private groups formally have proposed taking over Fremont County's Emergency Medical Services.
Fremont County commissioners opened the sealed bid ...

Digest

Three rescued in North Platte
SARATOGA -- Three Colorado men have been rescued after their boat capsized in the North Platte River.
Dustin Boyd, 34, ...

The Wind River at Riverton is expected to rise above flood stage overnight Tuesday, and it could reach as high as 10 feet by the end of the week.
The ...

Prescription drug use second only to alcohol as unnatural death cause

Local officials have identified a problem with pharmaceutical drugs in Fremont County, as evidenced by the number of people dying from prescription overdoses. ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Brock changes plea in abduction; he still can be sentenced to maximum" should have said David ...

Tribes objecting to hospital request to join state's side in EPA border adjudication

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are opposed to a request by Riverton Memorial Hospital to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the dispute ...

The move will allow the drainage work to be done sooner, addressing problems at a mobile home park.

All bids the City of Riverton received for the ...

Woman bound over in decapitation case

CODY -- A judge has found probable cause to try a woman on charges that she helped plan the death of her boyfriend, whose headless body was found in a rural ...

State engineer won't OK Flaming Gorge pipe plan

CHEYENNE -- An entrepreneur's dream to tap Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir to help feed Colorado's booming Front Range water needs has hit another ...

Another portion of Louis Lake Road opens; trail maintenance planned in area

A second segment of Louis Lake Road has opened.
Louis Lake Road, also known as the Loop Road, is open from Sinks Canyon to Worthen Meadows Campground as well ...

June Outside

June 10 -- Shoshone National Forest, public meeting beginning the travel management process 6-8 p.m. at the Pronghorn Lodge, 150 East Main St., Lander. ...

Hunting raccoons becomes unexpectedly unforgettable

Last month, Randy Tucker began telling the story of ...

Forest ordering safe food storage

Problems with bears have prompted the Shoshone National Forest to pursue requiring campers in Fremont County to store food securely.
The rule would take ...

 
 

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