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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 ...

Today

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 ...

Digest

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 ...

Woman ordered to trial for driving bus into parked cars, killing three in May

GILLETTE -- A judge has ordered a bus driver to stand trial on three felony counts of aggravated vehicular homicide in an accident that killed three Gillette ...

Energy giant sues to block release of data on eagle deaths

WASHINGTON -- A company that operates at least 13 wind-energy facilities across three states, including Wyoming, is suing in federal court to block the U.S. ...

Louis Lake Road to close Friday

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will close Forest Road 300, also known as the Loop Road or Louis Lake Road, on Friday.
To ensure ...

Health insurance rates up at CWC

For 2015, costs are increasing by an average of 15.7 percent across all plan options.

Employees at Central Wyoming College will pay more for their ...

Gioacchino Rossini's opera "The Barber of Seville" will be presented by the Met Opera at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fremont County Library in Lander.
Rossini ...

Digest

UW approves tuition increase
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a 5 percent tuition increase for some courses for ...

Changes in nuke missile command set in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation's ...

Privacy amendment wins committee's OK

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee voted Friday to recommend changing the Wyoming Constitution to specify that individuals have a right to privacy.
Sen. ...

 
 

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