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Forest Service to fight beetle in Winds

The U.S. forest will spray trees local forest areas Sept. 12 and 13.
Five Shoshone National Forest developed areas on the southern half of the forest will be ...

Not only did Lane Hill, front, win the Indian Relay at the Shoshone Tribal Fair last Sunday, he also took second place in teenager category of the subsequent ...

Fremont County digest

Crowheart plans cowboy festival
The 8th Annual Festival of the Cowboys will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Big Wind Hall in Crowheart.The ...

Jackson Elementary School third-graders walked to Jaycee Park on Friday. Students were assigned to activities like creating "sound maps" in which they drew ...

Stuble: Democrat set to face Larsen in HD54 race

Democratic candidate for House District 54, Julia Stuble of Lander is running against incumbent Republican State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, in the general ...

'We hurt with them'

RPDR00;chief says officers take police-involved shootings personally, whatever their role

When local law-enforcement officers hear about shootings ...

With lawsuit settled, Wind River's route to be restored after 16 years

A 20-year dispute over a reroute of the Wind River is set to be resolved this fall after a settlement was finalized last week.
The settlement in a federal ...

Fire risk extreme; red-flag warning set for holiday weekend

A fire that destroyed a shed early Friday north of Pavillion serves as a cautionary tale for residents heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Officials said the ...

Chamber feels money squeeze as requests for aid come in

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce expects to have less money to hand out to local organizations requesting assistance this year.
The money - which typically ...

Stagner a McNair scholar at UW

Taylar Stagner of Riverton was among 15 students who presented their summer research projects Aug. 1 during the University of Wyoming's 24th annual McNair ...

Though $1.1 million had been budgeted by Fremont County government for the project, just $789,696 is expected to be spent on the construction, which now is ...

Unopposed in primary, Larsen set for HD 54 run in the general

State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, is interested in serving another term for Wyoming House District 54.
Larsen was first elected in 2012, and he sponsored ...

Wyoming digest

Teton Park sets visitation record
JACKSON (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park saw a record number of visitors in July, with 815,721 people traveling the ...

Central Wyoming Aviary gets donation from Western Wyoming CC alliance

The funds will be used for rescue birds' veterinary care and other needs.

The Paraprofessional Alliance at Western Wyoming Community College has ...

Parts of Yellowstone River reopened; key stretch shut

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana re-opened portions of the Yellowstone River and most of its tributaries Thursday, but it kept a popular stretch of the waterway ...

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Corrections

- In Wednesday's Ranger, the page 1 story "Ballot finalized as school boards and CWC filings close" should have said that Kim Ibach is the ...

Five fires still burning in park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Firefighters in Yellowstone National Park are now actively fighting a large wildfire that has been burning for the last three ...

Today

Births

Heller
A son was born to Maggie Heller of Lander and Brett Heller of Lander at 8:37 p.m. August 24 at ...

Wind River reservation group takes part in Sioux protest of North Dakota pipeline

The Wind River Native Advocacy Center organized the group that traveled to the protest site.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota is getting ...

College maps out plan to meet accreditation mandate

A four-year strategic plan being developed at Central Wyoming College addresses several issues of concern the Higher Learning Commission identified during an ...

 
 

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