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Deputy cleared in fatal shooting

DOUGLAS -- Converse County authorities have concluded that a sheriff's office deputy was justified in shooting a South Dakota man this summer.
Converse County ...

Guilty plea from man who stabbed pair outside restaurant

The man charged with stabbing two other men outside The Forge Bar and Grill in Lander has pleaded guilty.
In exchange for the guilty plea Sept. 1 in Lander ...

Two men get plea deal for May attack with tools

Two men have pleaded guilty to charges that they attacked a third man on May 22.
Both defendants signed plea agreements last month with federal ...

Enrollment up in Shoshoni, at highest point in four years

Student enrollment at Fremont County School District 24 continues to climb, and officials say the growth is due to more young families in Shoshoni.
The ...

Firefighters pounced on a forest fire Thursday on Limestone Mountain before it grew out of control.
The U.S. Forest Service will continue to monitor the area ...

Today

Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page six story "Wolverines edge Chiefs at WIHS Invitational" had the incorrect spelling for Wyoming Indian High ...

As we continue to get used to the back-to-school routine, here's a lesson about healthy snacks: We want them.
A new study shows that 94 percent of Americans ...

For many people, cooking salmon on the grill poses challenges.
Do you grill it skin on or skin off? What's the best way to keep it from sticking on the grill? ...

Digest

Bear euthanized after break-in
JACKSON -- Wildlife officials have euthanized a black bear that broke into a home with her cub near Hoback Junction south ...

State had 34 job fatalities in 2014

CHEYENNE -- A higher-than-average number of workers died on the job in Wyoming last year.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services said Tuesday 34 people ...

Accountability ratings show most schools making grade

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education released the 2014-2015 federal and statewide accountability ratings on Tuesday.
The federal ratings are the ...

The huge bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln that sits atop a column near Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Laramie is about to undergo restoration in ...

Aspen Park roof damaged; Tonkin Athletics Center heating replaced

Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton is spending $7,500 to investigate damage to the roof at Aspen Park Elementary School.
Buildings and Grounds ...

Group proposing 'splash pad' for Riverton City Park

A community meeting on the project is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Riverton Branch Library.

A group of Riverton mothers has come together ...

Guilty pleas from couple who sold pills sent by relative in England

A Riverton couple has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to sell prescription drugs sent to them from England.
Aleck and Anneka Vavas were arrested May ...

Multiple fires on call sheets for weekend; risk in county remains high

Local firefighters didn't get much of a holiday over the Labor Day weekend, when high temperatures combined with low humidity and blustery winds to create an ...

Today

Births
QUESADA
A daughter was born to Tiffanie Nelson of Lander and Fermin Quesada of Lander at 12:24 a.m. Aug. 5 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Digest

Teen dies when car hits horse
STERLING, Colo. -- Authorities say a Wyoming teen was killed when the car he was driving collided with a horse on a ...

Prince Albert of Monaco in Cody area for wildlife trip

CODY -- When Prince Albert II of Monaco came to Cody two years ago, he was greeted with much fanfare.
When he returned recently, only a handful of people knew ...

Fees rising for private snowmobile trips in Yellowstone National Park

JACKSON -- People who want to ride a snowmobile into Yellowstone National Park for more than one day without a guide this winter will have to pay more.
Last ...

 
 

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