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Graduation rates better at WIHS

Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring graduation rates among American Indian students in Fremont County and efforts being taken to improve ...

Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ...

City defends its effort on weed control; hundreds of contacts made

Responding to criticism from residents, Riverton city staff say departmental employees are working to control weeds in town.
The topic came up again Tuesday ...

The scents of wood smoke and burnt sugar remind many people of times spent around a campfire singeing marshmallows for s'mores.
Few people ever move beyond ...

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Births
ABERNATHY
A daughter was born to Maria Abernathy of Lander and Chris Abernathy of Lander at 4:28 a.m. July 23 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one photo with the story "Troubling 2012 poaching incident not ruinous" should have said the photo was taken ...

Digest

Park rescues near 90 this year
JACKSON -- Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so ...

Montana eyes state control of federal land; governor opposes state takeover

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana officials are looking into taking control of federal lands in the state, although they say the proposal is complicated and ...

Science task force meets next week for first time

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a task force to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.
The Task ...

Unemployment rate up for month in Fremont County; still better than '13

Fremont County employment
Unemployment rate
July -- 5.8 percent
June -- 5.5 percent
July 2013 -- 6.0 percent

Labor force
July -- 19,899
June ...

A 2008 graduate from Central Wyoming College recently made an appearance on national television to talk about her involvement in a documentary about nurses. ...

Trials in hammer death postponed but not dismissed

A murder case avoided dismissal Tuesday after a defense attorney argued state analysts were not investigating evidence responsibly.
District Court Judge ...

Moose sightings around Hudson are common again, and the overall population in the area is stable.

The moose population that moves in and out of the ...

State watching Colorado River talks closely

Farmers get first dibs on most of the water held by the more than 100 dams in the basin.

LAS VEGAS -- A top federal water administrator said Friday ...

CWC selling tickets for new theater season

Season tickets for the 2014-2015 lineup of Central Wyoming College theater productions are on sale now at the box office.
"This year we will be performing ...

Recalling 2011 tragedy, surveillance cameras now adorn all school buses

Over the last two weeks, contractors have installed 62 video cameras on the ...

Ten quilts sewn by Central Wyoming College staff, students and faculty are on display in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
In February, CWC employees ...

The way it was: Democrats -- 1968

Of the five Democrats nominated for the Wyoming Legislature from Fremont County in 1968, not one was elected in November -- but there were other elections to ...

Tribal names bigger election presence than previous years

Thanks to Fremont County, American Indians are a bigger presence in the 2014 general election than ever before.
The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone ...

The Mega Monster Truck Tour will invade Riverton on Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"We are very excited to put on a quality monster truck and ...

 
 

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