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'Long overdue' roof repair at library going to bid Aug. 12

The Fremont County Library System is accepting bids for work that will address the ongoing leaking roof and drainage problems at its Riverton branch.
The ...

Sunday blaze destroys Arthur home; fire an 'all-nighter'

A local family is requesting financial support from the community after a fire destroyed the family home this week south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

The group was created to address needs that weren't being covered by public spending.

A new floor appears at the Fremont Center, a sign lights up ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

Today

Births
VAN DUSEN
A son was born to Lindsey Van Dusen of Lander and Kendall Van Dusen of Lander at 2:51 p.m. June 27 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Once upon a time, you may have wrinkled your nose when a plate of (pick one: Brussels sprouts, Belgian endive, mustard greens, radicchio) arrived at the table. ...

Digest

Summer snow hits mountains
TETON VILLAGE -- The middle of summer looked like the middle of winter in the mountains of western Wyoming.
A cold front ...

UW officials criticize slow going on lab construction

CHEYENNE -- State officials are blaming a Wyoming contractor for delays that will prevent a new $50 million building at the University of Wyoming from opening ...

Police add extra help as Sturgis rally nears

GILLETTE -- Law enforcement officers and others plan to work extra hours in northeast Wyoming next week as the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally gets going ...

Two sentenced for ties to 2014 homicide of Little Whiteman

Two peoplehave been sentenced to five years in prisoneach after being found guilty of accessory to the June 2, 2014, murder of Jared Little Whiteman.
Will ...

Families, friends recall Center of Hope shooting victim fondly

The second man shot, Sonny Goggles, remains hospitalized with serious injuries.

A final farewell at the funeral service for Stallone Trosper last ...

What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

Special response team apprehends man who stole gun and fired shots

A Riverton man was arrested early Saturday, reportedly for stealing a gun and discharging it multiple times in a residential neighborhood.
No one was injured ...

First applicant files for Ward 1 vacancy

Candidates must submit letters of interest by Aug. 13.

Residents of Ward 1 in Riverton who would like to serve on the city council must submit their ...

Today

Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Driver pleads guilty in death of 7-year-old girl" should have said the collision occurred May 22. ...

Digest

Man killed in two-truck accident
EVANSTON -- Authorities say a 54-year-old man was killed in a crash involving two tractor-trucks near Evanston.
The ...

Report makes strong case for Wyoming wind in California

CHEYENNE -- California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to help offset ...

Four-star general to take command of Warren AFB, other nuke sites

WASHINGTON -- Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the ...

Fatal victim of Friday wreck was Denver man

A Denver man died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover on South Pass.
Joseph M. Rodriguez, 25, of Denver, died at SageWest Health Care at Lander of blunt-force ...

Gusts neared 60 mph in many Fremont County locations.

Strong winds that blew through Fremont County on Monday downed a tree that landed on a trailer ...

 
 

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