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Riverton High School 11th- and 12th-grade social studies classes participated in a question-and-answer session with Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso on Friday. ...

Flags at half staff for 'Speed'

Flags will fly at half-staff through the state Saturday in honor of Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank.
Hartbank ...

Bebout says he's cancer free, ready for full Legislature

Wyoming's Senate Majority Floor Leader, State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, says he is cancer-free after undergoing six weeks of oncology treatments at Huntsman ...

Riverton has 50 runners out for the squad this season.

Riverton indoor track head coach Tawn Gopp has good reason for optimism as his squad embarks ...

Lady Rams beat Wind River, 47-21

The Dubois Lady Rams picked up their third win of the season with a 47-21 win over the visiting Wind River junior varsity.
In a slow start, the Rams held ...

The past month-and-a-half has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Central Wyoming College's men's basketball team.
A four-game winning streak has been ...

Details given in drug death

From staff reports

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has released details about the third local death involving methamphetamine since October.
Coroner ...

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A son was born to Gail St. Clair of Fort Washakie and Cody Teichert of Fort Washakie at 7:22 ...

Sandy Collins

Sandy Collins of Lander died Thursday Jan. 14, 2016, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, with her children by her side.
She was 68 years old and had fought ...

Famed chef Jacques Pepin's reissued memoir is a delight

(TNS)R00;-- Cookbook of the week: "The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen," by Jacques Pepin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.95).
In honor of the French ...

When important people who cook are asked what their indispensable kitchen tools are, the answers tend to be similar. It usually boils down to a chef's knife ...

Not since the 1990s

Plummeting gasoline prices could have opposite effects on consumers, oil producers
A Ranger staff member traveling east paid $1.61 for gasoline on ...

Woman dead, son frostbitten after sleds fail

A three-day search for the family involved two rescue helicopters and several searchers on snowmobiles.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sheriff's officials found a ...

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Sublette County Sheriff facing charges
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell faces felony charges alleging he billed the county for ...

A Colorado man was arrested Friday after crashing his vehicle into a car that had been stopped for speeding near Shoshoni.
No one was seriously injured in ...

Body found at ponds

Officials are investigating the discovery of a dead body Wednesday at the Rendezvous Ponds in east Riverton.
Fremont County undersheriff Ryan Lee said an ...

Legislative panel rejects Medicaid expansion proposal

Gov. Mead has recommended the expansion in his biennial budget.

A Wyoming legislative committee has voted against expanding Medicaid to offer ...

Using crutches due to an injured ankle, Michaela Osborne, above, played the part of Piggy during Thursday's performance. Behind her, Cassandra Smith, left, and ...

Patrons hear K, pre-K plan from District 25; parts draw objections

The most commonly expressed concern during meetings held Jan. 18-19 involved siblings attending separate schools.

Dozens of attendees posed questions ...

'One good storm'

That's all it would take to get snowpack back to normal again

The snow-water equivalent for the Wind River Basin has fallen slowly over the past ...

 
 

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