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Sanctuary for wild horses to be near Lander

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will begin sending wild horses rounded up from public rangelands to a new sanctuary in Fremont County.
Horses could begin ...

Snags delay progress in cabin vandalism cases

Incoming prosecutor Patrick LeBrun is being given extra time to prepare.

Cases against several young adults charged with breaking into and ...

After more than a year of discussing the need for the equipment, local ambulances may feature six new stretchers soon. The total cost would be a little less ...

County interested in 'pollbook' for voters but not interchangeable polling places for now

Local election workers likely would switch to electronic voter rolls if proposed legislation passes. Such a move would time and money and prevent voter fraud, ...

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Births
WHITE ANTELOPE
A son was born to Rosetta Antelope of St. Stephen's at 1:14 p.m. Oct. 14 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

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Habitat area for toad proposed
LARAMIE -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing a conservation area aimed at expanding the range of the ...

Life term appealed

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether to grant a new trial to a Johnson County man serving six life sentences without parole ...

Big spending bill in Congress delays protections for grouse

A legislative rider in Congress's $1.1 trillion spending bill would delay protections for a wide-ranging Western bird that's been on a collision course with ...

Cloud seeding works, big study concludes

State-funded research in Fremont County and elsewhere in Wyoming suggests that cloud seeding can increase mountain snowfall by up to 15 percent a year, has ...

Hunt area changes supported at public hearing

The plans were suggested by a working group of officials and residents studying mule deer.

Several big-game hunting areas in Fremont County soon ...

State's tribal liaison setup would change under new bill

A draft bill for tribal liaisons in Wyoming was presented to the Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations on Monday during a regular meeting ...

BIA releases documents in officer-involved shooting death

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released police reports detailing the officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Justin Philip Steele, 26, of ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "EPA asked state to assume Pavillion probe" should have said Jeremiah Rieman works as the natural ...

City OKs small donation to aid Lander center

The Riverton city council has voted to donate $2,000 to the newly constructed Lander Community Center.
Riverton mayor Ron Warpness asked council members if ...

Upgrade at the Capitol to cost many millions more

CHEYENNE -- Consultants say the $259 million project to renovate the State Capitol and the adjacent Herschler Building in Cheyenne will take a year longer than ...

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More troopers head to oil highway
GILLETTE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is sending more troopers to patrol a highway through the booming oil patch in ...

Driver of bus in triple fatality says 'not guilty'

GILLETTE -- A woman accused of driving a bus full of coal miners through a construction zone and into a line of stopped cars -- killing three Gillette men -- has ...

Jobless rate creeps higher, but job count up from a year ago

The unemployment rate in Fremont County ticked higher in October, although the change from September appears mostly to do with more people entering the ...

Motorists are getting a smooth drive down South Federal Boulevard in Riverton since the Wyoming Department of Transportation wrapped up construction work in ...

Conservation district to try again on mill levy vote

Residents could have another chance to decide if water and soil conservation need tax support. The Lower Wind River Conservation District hopes to put that ...

 
 

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