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CWC events drew 132,000 participants, spectators in fiscal 2014

Facilities use was up at Central Wyoming College this year, primarily due to the construction of the Health and Science Center on the Riverton ...

Arts in Action Winter Art Fair Friday, Saturday at fairgrounds

Riverton's 43rd Annual Winter Art Fair will feature new vendors and "old favorites" this weekend at the Fremont County Fairgrounds Fremont Center, 1010 ...

Suspect bound over in Lander man's death

LARAMIE --An Albany County judge ruled that enough evidence exists to continue murder charges against a Casper man accused in the death of Joseph McGowan, a ...

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Births
CONDON
A daughter was born to Melissa Arthur of Riverton and Sylas Condon of Riverton at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 8 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

A high-end grocery store may sell as many as a half-dozen types.

Once upon a time, buying your Thanksgiving turkey was easy. You went to your ...

Lawyer says Wyoming teen did not mean to kill guard

GERING, Neb. -- The attorney for a Wyoming teenager accused of attacking a Nebraska jailer says his client didn't intend to kill the woman.
Dylan Cardeilhac ...

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Wasting disease found in state
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reporting new discoveries of chronic wasting disease in two hunt ...

Rule would require 500 feet between oil, gas rigs and inhabited buildings

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted Tuesday to recommend an increase to the minimum allowable distance between oil and gas ...

Wildfire season was light, freeing crews, equipment for other regions

Wyoming saw its least active wildfire season in five years, freeing up state firefighters to help with wildfires in other states, state Forester Bill Crapser ...

The public has until Nov. 21 to weigh in on a draft master plan for Boysen State Park.
After the comment period ends, a contractor will create a final draft ...

Library guidelines take aim at five-year timeline

Libraries in Fremont County will provide a central place to go for information about community resources, and provide technology to help citizens and staff be ...

Airline recruitment set to begin

Money incentive key to luring new service; 'core group' of fundraisers now being sought

The Riverton Regional Airport task force is looking for ...

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Corrections
In the Nov. 6 Ranger, the page five story "County natives open newest data center in Cheyenne" should have said Robert Heskett co-founded ...

Bebout to be GOP floor leader in Senate

State Sen. Eli Bebout will serve as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate in the coming session.
The Riverton Republican was elected Saturday by his fellow ...

First snow reports of season sharply lower than 2013's

The first mountain snowpack report for the Wind River Basin shows readings sharply up over the past week but still only about half the snow values reported in ...

City names new planning board member; day care license approved

Kenneth Hansen is the newest member of the City of Riverton Planning Commission. He submitted a letter of interest after the city solicited applicants to fill ...

Plea agreement dissolved, man gets 4-8 year term on meth count

A Dubois man had been looking at spending the next five years on probation, but his actions one night have brought him four to eight years in prison. The ...

Investigators say pack of dogs killed woman

The victim Wednesday was Deanne Lynn Coando, 40, of Fort Washakie.

Officials think the woman found unconscious last week in the 800 block of ...

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Blown tire blamed for wreck
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is blaming a blown tire on a tractor-trailer for an accident that killed three people ...

Girl drowns in Flaming Gorge

ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities have released the name of a 4-year-old girl who died after the vehicle she was in rolled into the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in ...

 
 

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