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Feds requiring companies to report chemicals used in fracking

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in ...

Riverton school board approves bid for elementary roof project

Fremont County School District 25 has added new work to its list of school projects.
The District 25 board of trustees approved a bid award for the Jackson ...

For the past two weeks, the Riverton High School girls and boys track and field teams have been working on their endurance.
The conditioning will be put on ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page seven story "Fundraiser to honor Fremont County's first inductee in Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame" should have ...

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Deaths
BIRCKHEAD
Edward "Ed" L. Birckhead, 78, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, March 9, at his home in Green River after a long battle with ...

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Births
VAUGHN
A daughter was born to Abbigail Mae Vaughn of Riverton and Travis James Vaughn of Riverton at 5:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care ...

UW to play Northern Iowa

LARAMIE -- Wyoming will playNorthernIowa in the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Seattle. The Cowboys are making their first appearance in the tournament since ...

The spectacle of two men pummeling each other with their bare fists arouses strong emotions.
Such was the case after a March 7 event in Riverton featuring ...

Bighorn sheep moved near Sinclair

POWELL -- Game managers have transplanted 25 bighorn sheep from the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming to the Seminoe Mountains in the south-central part of ...

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State senator resigns seat
DOUGLAS -- Republican Party leaders in Converse and Platte counties have nominated three people to fill the state Senate seat ...

Swan numbers look good

JACKSON -- Trumpeter swan numbers in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana have risen about 25 percent from a year ago thanks in part to the birds learning to find new ...

Next three 1 percent jobs coming

The Riverton City Council has approved seeking bids for three neighborhood concrete repair projects recommended by the city's Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee. ...

Enrollment in federal health exchange near double this year

The number of Wyoming residents enrolled in a federal health insurance marketplace has nearly doubled this year.
In the second year of the marketplace, 21,092 ...

Other county offices in Riverton could find new homes as well once the new building is occupied.

The new Riverton justice center is projected to be ...

Consolation trophy out of reach for Lander boys as hoops season ends

CASPER -- Star Valley broke a scoreless tie in the last two minutes Saturday, outscoring the Lander Valley High School Tigers 9-2 to win the Class 3-A boys ...

Pokes are going dancing

LAS VEGAS -- Wyoming's Charles Hankerson Jr. ran over to the scorer's table and gave TV analyst Reggie Miller a giant bear hug.
"That's Reggie Miller!" he said ...

Gloom-and-doomers rarely get it right

Once it was predicted that traveling 30 mph by train would kill all the passengers.

When the small coal-burning locomotive dubbed Stephen's Rocket ...

Wyoming and Montana weigh moves on Powder River lawsuit

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for Wyoming and Montana are weighing how to proceed in a lawsuit involving a dispute over allocation of water on the Tongue River.
The U.S. ...

Alternatives to bison slaughter proposed

BILLINGS, Mont. -- State and federal officials on Friday offered an array of options to overhaul a 15-year-old agreement that's led to the slaughter of ...

 
 

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