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Easy Thanksgiving snacks can make everyone on time

In Southern California, invite family and friends over for Thanksgiving and you never know exactly when they'll arrive. Some show up early, while you're still ...

Vietnam veterans reunion scheduled for June in Casper

The Wyoming Veterans Commission and key partner organizations are planning a statewide Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Reunion for June 4 to June 7 in ...

Wyoming 'Take it Outside' program one of two national BLM honorees

A Wyoming archaeologist is one of two national award winners for the Bureau of Land Management's "Excellence in Interpretation or Education" Awards.
Kierson ...

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Births
GOODMAN
A daughter was born to Makayla Goodman of Riverton at 4:07 a.m. Oct. 19 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 6.8 ...

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Bill encourages gas conversion
CHEYENNE -- A proposal endorsed by a legislative committee aims to help entice companies to build gas-to-liquid plants in ...

Suit filed over long-standing federal coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program ...

Lottery builds sponsor ties to state fair, Cowboy sports, Frontier Days

CHEYENNE -- The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well.
Since it began operations ...

Snowpack rising but still below hefty levels in place a year ago

The new readings do not take Tuesday's snowfall into account.

Late-autumn snowpack in the Wind River Basin crept closer to average levels last week ...

Man killed in rural auto crash identified

Officials have identified the 80-year-old Fremont County man who was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near ...

College extends new president's contract for additional year

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to extend new president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract in a show of support for the ...

Burglary case example of growing pill problem, say investigators

The felony burglary case against an Ethete man chased out of a Riverton home by a woman wielding a garden hoe has been bound over to district court. ...

Church hosting Thanksgiving fundraiser

Meal reservations are required by noon Wednesday.

United Presbyterian Church in Riverton is hosting a Thanksgiving fundraiser this week to help cover ...

Sage grouse had good year for reproduction

State biologists in Wyoming say hunting is helping the greater sage grouse by providing critical data about the birds' numbers.
An area in Fremont County near ...

Nov. 13 collision now treated as vehicular homicide after woman dies from injuries

A 73-year-old Riverton woman died Friday due to injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident involving an alleged drunken driver Nov. 13.
Fremont County ...

Bill would give state full control of uranium rules

CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee has endorsed the idea of the state taking over sole regulation of uranium mining in Wyoming, the largest producer of uranium ...

Big numbers early on National Elk Refuge

JACKSON -- As many as 4,000 elk, 10 times higher than the average, are estimated to have roamed the National Elk Refuge at times last week.
The high numbers, ...

Poison center shares food handling tips for holiday

The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving celebration, and safe food handling in the kitchen is an important part of the ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot" should have said the city paid roughly $81,000 to ...

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More highway deaths so far this year
Nearly twice as many people have died on Wyoming highways so far this year compared with 2013.
Wyoming Highway ...

Elderly man found Monday dead at remote car wreck scene

An 80-year-old Fremont County man was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near Jeffrey City.
A passerby noticed ...

 
 

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