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Fast and Furriest 5k/1k helps benefit Critical Care Companion Animal Fund

The money provides financial assistance to families that cannot afford veterinary care in emergency situations.

The fourth annual Fast and Furriest ...

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More flooding from new storms
CHEYENNE -- A new round of heavy rain is causing minor flooding in areas of northern and central Wyoming.
One to 2 inches ...

Search continuing for man missing in reservoir

CODY -- Authorities are using a boat equipped with sonar to assist in the search for an 80-year-old Montana man who is missing and presumed drowned in the ...

Coal exports focal point at energy meeting

CHEYENNE -- The prospect that Wyoming's lagging coal industry could get a boost from overseas exports will get a closer look from industry insiders during the ...

Today

Births
OLSON
A daughter was born to Brandice Olson of Riverton and Jesse Olson of Riverton at 7:56 a.m. April 23 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

The Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Saturday and Sunday in Shoshoni.
The event is sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers and is named ...

The Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse Race will be Saturday and Sunday at Dubois Town Park.
The open race will start at 10 a.m. when the team will break down its ...

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 ...

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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. ...

Today

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 ...

 
 

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