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Districts OK 'wash' plan to pay for dual-enrollment services with college

Both Fort Washakie and Lander have adopted the model under which school districts are reimbursed for their expenses.

The Fremont County School Board ...

Warpness garners support for tax hike on beer purchases

Before the Wyoming Legislature convenes in February, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness is giving an extra push to his state beer tax proposal.
Warpness updated ...

Riverton, Lander health care facilities to merge

In order to keep roughly 100 years of combined service in the county, Western Family Care of Riverton and Lander Medical Clinic of Lander are ...

Digest

No contest plea in driver's death
GILLETTE -- A 29-year-old man accused of hitting and killing a tow truck driver on Interstate 90 has pleaded no ...

Decapitated man died by gunshot, sheriff says

CODY -- Authorities say a man whose decapitated body was found in a remote area of northwestern Wyoming died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The Park County ...

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal Transportation Department officials have agreed to announce Essential Air Service contracts for North Dakota communities this week, ...

Judge delays murder trial for Alice Uden

A judge has postponed the trial of Alice Uden, wife of confessed triple-murderer Gerald Uden, who killed three Riverton residents in 1980.
Alice Uden is ...

Gov. Matt Mead has committed another $400,000 to provide water for Pavillion-area landowners affected by bad groundwater and receiving a cistern from a state ...

Field grows to five for council vacancies; deadline noon Friday

With three days remaining for Riverton residents to be considered for one of two Riverton City Council vacancies, a fifth person has entered the field.
Two ...

The state superintendent is expected to resume immediately the duties stripped from her position last year.

The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

Today

Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "County won't take more action on Bennett in Drennen's case" should have said Leroy Hoster was ...

Wyoming digest

No change in state rigs
HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. ...

Fine tuning continues on budget before session

CHEYENNE -- Members of the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee voted Friday to reduce possible extra state compensation for counties that stand to lose ...

The shop and agriculture building at Riverton High School was destroyed by fire 57 years ago this week.
The 10-year-old building stood just to the south of ...

Digest

CWC extends contracts
Two top administrators at Central Wyoming College received contract extensions during the January board meeting at the ...

Competing at a pair of tournaments at the University of Utah last weekend, the Central Wyoming College speech and debate team qualified a second student for a ...

Internet reaching more entities on reservation

Communications specialists gave lawmakers an update on the Wind River Indian Reservation's Internet connections during the Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

Arapahoe School honorees recognized at board meeting

The district's Impact Aid grant application also was placed on the agenda to receive input from attendees.

Fremont County School District 38 gave ...

This year, Ted Rivera, Rv Hereford Jr. and Rv Hereford Sr. said they got serious about their hunting skills and they decided to enter the Wyoming Best of the ...

County won't take more action on Bennett in Drennen's case

The Fremont County Commission has decided not to ask Wyoming Attorney General Gregory A. Phillips to re-examine the Gabriel Drennen case. The county board also ...

 
 

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