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In Sunday's Ranger, the cutline for the page one photo "Egg count" should have said Nevaeh White sampled the treats she acquired during the ...

Scholarships available to Wyoming students

Students from Wyoming may apply for fall semester scholarships from the Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation. The deadline is May 1.
The foundation says it is ...

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Landslide plan changes
JACKSON -- Officials in Jackson are hoping a mound of dirt and rock will stop a slow-moving landslide from destroying a two-story ...

JACKSON -- The plentiful snow that fell in northwestern Wyoming this winter could keep some popular areas of the Bridger-Teton National Forest closed longer ...

Hill back in the saddle at WDE; Crandall stays on during the transition

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill returned to the Department of Education on Monday. Her return ends nearly 15 months of exile ...

Tribal check distribution has law departments on high alert

Law enforcement officials throughout Fremont County have been preparing for a potential increase in criminal activity due to the distribution of oil and gas ...

City considers detox ownership request; no simple answer found

The center's operators would like to acquire the building from the City of Riverton, but a simple transfer of deed is not permissible.

The city of ...

Teachers say 'spiral' science method could improve student scores, retention

Riverton Middle School teacher Aziz Waheed is proposing changes to the school's science program.
He explained his idea to the Fremont County School District ...

Petition would halt removal of Shoshone councilmen

Eastern Shoshone tribal members showed support in a petition that circulated last week asking the Eastern Shoshone Business Council to place a stay on actions ...

Land values up, which means property taxes rising this year as well

Farmers and ranchers can expect to see a bigger number on their notices of property value arriving in the mail this week from the Fremont County Assessor's ...

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. --Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

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Gillette may ban parking in alleys
GILLETTE -- Gillette is considering a ban on parking in some downtown alleys while a main road is being ...

After scandal, Air Force to switch to pass/fail testing system for missile operators

CHEYENNE -- Changes are being made in the wake of a cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, including the way the monthly certification tests ...

Energy boom in United States blurring political battle lines

The divide is most visible among Democrats in the nation's capital, where 11 Democratic senators wrote President Barack Obama urging him to approve the ...

Lander trailer fire under investigation

Officials think the blaze began near the home's water heater.

Lander officials are investigating a structure fire that damaged an unoccupied trailer ...

In the spring of 1972, Wyoming was excited about the centennial of Yellowstone National Park. As part of the half-year commemoration of the establishment of ...

The annual convention of the Wyoming Artists Association will by May 2 to May 4 at the Headwaters Conference and Art Center in Dubois. The theme of this year's ...

The Northern Arapaho Tribe collected roughly 454 votes from enrolled tribal members April 10 with a final tally showing 251 voters were against the amendment ...

 
 

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