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Longmire novel launches state reading program

Residents in Fremont County will have the opportunity this year to participate in One Book Wyoming, a program designed to build community dialogue through ...

County trims $300K from Riverton justice center project; work to begin next week

Commissioners eliminated a decorative entrance, four security cameras and electronic card-reading door locks.

Facing a budget overrun, the Fremont ...

Educators and tribal officials told the Select Committee on Tribal Relations that problems with school attendance and graduation rates continue to trouble the ...

Registration open for youth fishing derby

Registration is under way for the Boysen State Park Youth Fishing Derby scheduled for July 12 and held in conjunction with the Boysen Lake Marina, Shoshoni ...

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Births
WATTS
A daughter was born to Rachel and Josh Watts, of Riverton, at 9:41 a.m. April 16, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ...

Teen risk behavior drops in Wyoming

The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey shows a decline in smoking, drinking and fighting.

CHEYENNER00;-- Many dangerous ...

Digest

Refinery powder upsets neighbors
CHEYENNE -- People who live near a Cheyenne oil refinery are upset after the facility released an ash-like powder that ...

Reservoirs filling fast on upper Colorado system

ROCK SPRINGS -- Strong spring runoff from heavy mountain snow is filling up reservoirs in the upper reaches of the Colorado River drainage in western ...

Burke new Wyoming chief justice

CHEYENNE -- The justices of the Wyoming Supreme Court have elected James Burke to be the next chief justice effective July 1.
The justices announced Tuesday ...

Ranger's 59th annual Mining and Energy Edition to be published on Wednesday

The Ranger publishes its 59th annual Mining and Energy Edition on Wednesday.
Produced annually to coincide with the summer convention of the Wyoming Mining ...

As Pavillion water tests go forward, transparency issues raised by residents

Rural Pavillion landowners were concerned with transparency and other aspects of a state study into groundwater quality near their homes at a June 12 meeting. ...

Riverton Regional Airport has been recognized by Federal Aviation Administration inspectors as one of the top two airports in an eight-state FAA Northwest ...

Riverwalk paving expected to start soon

The Depot Foundation has worked on creating a recreation path along the Wind River for more than five years.

Local volunteers have been working this ...

Wyoming digest

Nearly half state's oil, gas wells uninspected
CHEYENNE -- Almost half of all newly drilled oil and gas wells considered high pollution risks in ...

Program helps single moms climb to independence

LARAMIE -- Clutching tissues and smiling at their children, seven women commemorated the start of a new chapter in their lives during a CLIMB Wyoming graduation ...

Riverton sent five delegates to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State 63 years ago this week for a mock legislative session, a mock election, mock courtroom ...

Agency hosting new safety fair on reservation

The Wind River Summer Safety Fair will be Wednesday in Ethete.
The event will have fire trucks on display and a rollover crash simulator, fire house and DUI ...

Organizations from the Wind River Indian Reservation say they had a successful event for young people again this year during the Wind River Youth Conference at ...

The South Pass City State Historic Site will offer public tours of the Carissa Mine at 2 p.m. Thursday through Sundays through Labor Day.
The public will be ...

Prices increase for Fremont County Fair evening tickets

Going to the Fremont County Fair night shows is going to be slightly more expensive this year.
Night show tickets have gone up by $2, meaning adults will pay ...

 
 

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