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Fireball in sky confirmed as Russian satellite

CHEYENNE -- People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as ...

Beautification committee could help city, council members told

The Riverton City Council is considering forming a new beautification committee, and members discussed different responsibilities the committee could take. ...

Governor nominee Pete Gosar challenges incumbent Mead

Attendees peppered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar with questions at a Sept. 16 ...

Information on police shooting will not be shared

The Ranger received notice Wednesday that the Bureau of Indian Affairs will withhold documents requested through the Freedom of Information Act regarding an ...

Damp summer kept water use lower; new pump to cost $520,000

The Riverton City Council has voted to replace 32-year-old pump at the local water treatment plant.
The pump is one of three that have been in place at the ...

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Births
BLACKBURN
A child was born to Tianna Armour of Ethete and Peter Blackburn Jr. of Riverton at 10:42 a.m. July 14 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Freezer makes it easy to use summer's bounty
Every September, a small panic rises.
The herb garden overflows; so do the border plantings of leafy ...

Case dropped against man accused of abducting girl

Charges have been dropped but the case still is open against a Riverton man accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl on July 19.
Riverton Circuit Court Judge ...

Today

Births
BLACKBURN
A daughter was born to Mia Holt of Lander and Bronson Blackburn of Lawton, Okla., at 4:45 a.m. July 27 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Partnership helps schools in offering suicide prevention

A new school program is training Cheyenne students to be part of the solution in suicide prevention.
A partnership between several area agencies and ...

Riverton still recovering from primary care doctor departure

Waking up feeling sore, stuffy and feverish is bad enough, but calling the doctor's office and finding the physician is booked all day can make it worse.
This ...

Digest

Cody man killed by falling tree
CODY -- A Cody man is dead after a falling tree struck him on the head as he was cutting firewood.
The Park County ...

Technical analysis of Oregon coal port suspended by Army Corps of Engineers

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has brought its review of a proposed coal export terminal to an immediate halt, a blow to the Australian ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition to stop the capture and mass slaughter of wild bison leaving Yellowstone National Park during ...

State's teen birth rate decreases, now approximates national figure

For the sixth straight year, teen birth rates have decreased in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Department of Health reports 30.2 births per 1,000 girls ages 15 to 19 in ...

Lake search for Udens finished; no word yet on any findings

The underwater search for the bodies of three Riverton residents murdered more than 30 years ago is finished, but authorities have not released the results of ...

Collaboration among the state of Wyoming, the federal government and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes was celebrated at the Big Horn ...

Sen. Case has melanoma, weighing treatment options during campaign

A longtime Wyoming legislator from Fremont County has been diagnosed with melanoma.
State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, who is running for re-election, said he ...

Missing man died after bear attack

Initial autopsy reports show Adam Stewart, 31, of Utah, likely died last week after suffering a bear bite while working in the Bridger Teton National Forest ...

Traffic patterns to change Monday on South Federal Boulevard

Traffic patterns are scheduled to change late Monday on the South Federal Boulevard/Monroe Avenue highway improvement project, and the new driving surface ...

 
 

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