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State won't repay security grants
CASPER -- The head of the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security says the state likely won't have to pay back grants that ...

Governor hopeful's politics differ from his congressman brother's

CHEYENNE -- Pete Gosar stepped down as Wyoming Democratic Party chairman last week to launch a longshot run for governor in this heavily Republican state. But ...

Bond $250K for suspects in Sunday's home invasion

The alleged perpetrators of a Sunday evening home invasion and burglary south of Hudson appeared in Lander Circuit Court on Tuesday.
During the hearing, Judge ...

Cannan files for city council, setting up contest in Ward 3

Only one Fremont County resident filed to run for local office Tuesday.
Martin J. Cannan of Riverton submitted his paperwork Tuesday to run for the Ward 3 ...

Suspended sentence, probation for driver in store mugging

A judge said he was giving the defendant in a November mugging another chance when he sentenced her Tuesday in Lander District Court.
The defendant, Teisha ...

Riverton justice center funds get formal OK from county

A new plan to fund the Riverton justice center is to make use of an extra $1 million in a county account, potentially lowering the amount that will have to be ...

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On Friday and Sunday in The Ranger, the page one stories "Election filing period opens; 19 residents submit interest" and "Campbell ...

Hospitals changing names to SageWest Health Care

Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ...

Patients receive a healing touch

Practitioners say the therapy helps heal the "mind, body and spirit."

Practitioners offered free mini "healing touch" sessions May 5 at Central ...

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Jobless rate down to 3.7
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in April, from 4 percent in March.
In a statement Tuesday, Wyoming ...

Proposal could bring 5,000 new oil/gas wells to Converse County

CHEYENNE -- Federal land managers have begun evaluating a proposal to expand an east-central Wyoming oil and gas field with up to 5,000 new wells, asking for ...

LARAMIE -- A multimillion dollar plan to add science facilities, staff and students has been presented to the University of Wyoming's board of trustees, the ...

President: CWC Class of 2014 displays 'student grit'

Grit, perseverance and strength were hallmarks of the two graduation events this weekend at Central Wyoming College.
During the school's 44th annual ...

RPD chief's pay tops among county's law enforcement officials

The highest-paid law enforcement officer in Fremont County is Riverton chief of police Mike Broadhead. Recent public notices illustrate differences in ...

Woman faces charges of child endangerment

An Ethete woman was arrested for child endangerment Saturday evening after reportedly asking a Riverton resident for a bottle for her child.
The resident ...

Commission race takes shape; Bailey files in city

Filings for local office continued early this week, with two new candidates for the Fremont County Commission and one for Riverton City Council.
Valaira A. ...

After dismal first four months, airport figures could be better in May

Boardings are down almost 1,200 in 2014 compared to last year.

A trend of fewer passengers boarding an airplane at Riverton Regional Airport ...

Update at 1:30 p.m.
The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has apprehended the at-large suspect in a robbery Sunday evening.
According to a press release from ...

Yellowstone visit starts with Old Faithful but needn't end there

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Old Faithful likely comes to mind when you think of Yellowstone National Park. And it's certainly worth seeing, along with other ...

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Gosar to run for governor
ROCK SPRINGS -- Pete Gosar has stepped down as chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party and announced that he's running for ...

 
 

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