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Teapot Dome oil reserve for sale
DENVER -- Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for ...

Legal battle on horses continues

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wild horse advocacy groups are appealing a federal judge's ruling that denied their challenge to the government's management of the Pryor ...

Governor will hear Thermop pool's position

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead plans to hear from Thermopolis residents Saturday regarding their concerns about operations at Hot Springs State Park following his ...

Construction on the Riverton justice center could begin this summer after Fremont County Commissioners approved going to bid on the project April 28. The ...

WyoLotto aims to go live in August

A workshop for businesses interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be Thursday in Riverton.

Wyoming Lottery Corporation chief ...

Democrat enters race in HD33

A Democrat has announced her candidacy for the state representative seat in House District 33.
Andrea "Andi" A. Clifford, a Northern Arapaho tribal member and ...

Solid waste board cuts hours at three county facilities

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board has approved a raft of changes designed to cut costs, including reducing hours at the Riverton, Lander ...

Prosecutor not running again

LARAMIE -- Longtime Albany County Attorney Richard C. Bohling says he won't seek re-election.
Bohling made the announcement Saturday.
The Republican ...

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Corrections
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 ...

 
 

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