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New lawyers ordered for defendants in big meth case

Riverton Circuit Court was packed on Monday, with two extra folding tables and a dozen more chairs in place than normal to accommodate the nine defendants and ...

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Ardith June Addison, 63, died Sunday, May 10, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. An evening service and wake will be at 7 p.m. ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page five story "Group helping artists on rez with business goals" should have said the Wyoming Women's Business ...

Voters question officials on tax possibilities to shore up EMS services

Four public forums around the county this month have given residents a chance to ask questions about Fremont County Emergency Service's financial ...

Suspect in decapitation murder denied bail

CODY -- Bail has been denied for one of three people charged in the death of a 30-year-old man who was found decapitated in northern Wyoming.
Sandra Garcia, ...

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UP to invest in Wyoming tracks
CHEYENNE -- Union Pacific says it will invest $51.5 million into Wyoming's railroad infrastructure this year.
The ...

UW getting $1M to study oil and gas reservoirs

LARAMIE -- An oilfield services company is giving the University of Wyoming $1 million to support research on unconventional oil and gas reservoirs in the ...

Firefighters were able to salvage many personal items, including photographs, firearms and a pickup truck in the adjacent garage.

A rural Riverton ...

Dog that bit child allowed to live; bite was low-risk

An unvaccinated dog that bit a 5-year-old boy last week in Riverton has not been euthanized.
Instead, officials placed the dog under a 10-day quarantine to be ...

Survey finds 10 percent of county residents have diabetes

Also, 25 percent of Fremont County adults are obese, 23 percent smoke "every day or most days" and 24 percent did not have health insurance, according to ...

Behavior of tourists made widely seen 'bear jam' seem worse

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Dramatic video captured by a Montana wildlife official shows a mother black bear with cubs running toward a knot of camera-clicking tourists ...

Twenty-six deaths from flu in Wyoming so far this season

The figure is much higher than the average of 6.5 flu-related deaths a year.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health reports 26 deaths have been ...

District 38 leader says he was fired 'without cause'

No reason has been provided officially for the dismissal of Tim Stathis as superintendent of Fremont County School District 38 in Arapahoe. Stathis was ...

Award-winning documentary on local teepee to premiere at casino

St. Stephen's Indian School will premiere its award-winning documentary, "Listening for a New Day: The Making of an Arapaho Buffalo Hide Tipi," Tuesday and ...

Powerful storm to sock it to Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A potent spring snowstorm threatened to snarl traffic on interstate highways from Colorado to South Dakota, including a stretch of Interstate 80 ...

Central Wyoming College was nearing the end of a great rodeo season 15 years ago this week. Hosting their home rodeo, the Rustler Roundup, coach Rick Smith's ...

State taking control of two troubled nursing homes

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health is taking over temporary management of troubled nursing homes in Rock Springs and Saratoga, state officials ...

Inmate who died in Torrington prison had Riverton ties

A former Riverton resident serving time at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department officials say 55-year-old ...

Rails to Trails killer finishes work camp, seeks reduction

A convicted killer is asking a judge to reduce his sentence to allow him out on probation.
Santana Mendoza, 17, is serving a sentence of 12 to 18 years in ...

WyDOT cautioning motorcyclists about highway construction

All drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt milling is scheduled to begin Monday on a highway and bridge improvement ...

 
 

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