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Finances tight, but District 25 expects to secure pay raise

After taking a closer look at the budget, Fremont County School District 25 officials hope to recommend a staff salary increase of 1 percent at the next board ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page five "Achievers" item should have said, "Shadrack Cristando of Hudson and Darci Petersen of Lander were listed ...

Health department officials issue floodwater safety tips

Officials from the Wyoming Department of Health have issued the following health tips in light of the heavy rain that has fallen recently throughout the state. ...

Center of Hope giving tours of upgraded facility

The third quarter report from the Volunteers of America Northern Rockies highlighted improvements and updates at the Center of Hope facility, 223 W. Adams St., ...

State's prisons to be subject to federal laws on sexual assault

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Corrections is working to certify that its facilities around the state meet federal security requirements intended to ...

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Semi strikes, kills rider
LARAMIE -- A Minnesota truck driver was arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a motorcyclist east of Laramie and ...

Weather advisories expired for county

Previous advisories
12:00 a.m.
Fremont County was under a flash flood watch until midnight Tuesday.
Thunderstorms with heavy rainfall in some ...

Grant recommendations to SLIB considered at Thursday meeting

The recommendations come from the Wyoming Business Council's Business Ready community program.

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board will ...

Museums' programs focus on nature, petroglyphs and gold mining

The Fremont County museums system has three programs scheduled for the week.
On Friday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a free program called "Creatures of ...

State plan would overhaul some of WLRC functions, campus

A legislative task force is moving forward with major overhaul plans at the Lander's Wyoming Life Resource Center and at least one other state-run medical ...

A 77-year-old Riverton woman is facing up to one year in jail and a $2,000 fine after the State of Wyoming filed one charge of vehicular homicide against her ...

What are Wyoming's great historical artifacts?

Wyoming is a fairly young state by American standards, having joined the union as the 44th state in 1890.
But while the state's history might not be as ...

Rez group planning language camps

The Northern Arapaho Language Revitalization and Cultural Preservation Organization is asking for help again this year for its summer language and culture ...

Wyoming part of drought/fire aid relief plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Federal agencies pledged another $110 million in aid Friday to help states struggling with the crippling drought after President Barack ...

The latest exhibit from the Fremont Fiber Arts Guild showcases more than just knitted sweaters.
The guild members have selected more than 60 pieces -- from ...

Library hosting drawing class, sky lantern launch this week

Artist Rosie Ratigan will lead a drawing workshop at 1 p.m. Monday during the Riverton Branch Library's Summer of Doodle series. The class is the third in the ...

June meetings to address future highway projects in Wyoming

WyDOT will visit with residents Monday in Lander.

A series of public meetings has been scheduled in June to address future highway improvement ...

Spearfishing tournament organizer charged with wasting hundreds of fish

An organizer of the recent Freshwater Spearfishing Nationals on Keyhole Reservoir near Gillette has been charged with wasting game fish after more than 350 ...

Good showing for area alcohol establishments in spot check

The Riverton Police Department undertook an alcohol compliance check in May.
Of 22 businesses tested, officials said 21 passed.
"We did have one that failed, ...

The exhibit features paintings by Sioux warrior RedHawk.

A new traveling display at the Fremont County Pioneer Museum in Lander explores Sioux ...

 
 

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