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Early bird offer for Wyoming State Winter Fair entries

Plans for the 2014 Wyoming State Winter Fair in Lander are progressing, with preparations this year ahead of the typical schedule.
After a period of ...

Eaton lawyers file big brief asking for new sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton resident who is Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filed a massive court brief asking a federal judge to overturn his death ...

Wyoming lawmakers are taking another run at raising the maximum speed limit for Wyoming's highways.
A group of legislators recently filed a bill that would ...

Snowstorm surprises county; bitter cold expected to follow

Fremont County was blanketed with unexpectedly heavy snow Friday and Saturday, with bitterly cold temperatures expected to follow as the storm system clears ...

CWC hosting Jan. 15 session to talk about more sports

Students OK new fee for athletics

Students at Central Wyoming College have approved an additional charge of $1 per credit to support athletic ...

WPBS coping with sudden death of producer, host

Richard Ager died Dec. 29 at his home in Lander.

Wyoming's Public Broadcasting Service in Riverton is scrambling to cope with the loss of public ...

Today

Births
WILLIS
A son was born to Krista and Cameron Willis, of Lander, at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, ...

Ammunition firm moving to Cheyenne due to gun laws

CHEYENNE -- One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of ...

Digest

No fines for Wyoming spills in 2013
LARAMIE -- Oil and gas companies weren't fined for any spills in Wyoming last year.
There were more than 500 ...

CHEYENNE -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal felony charge of conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the United States. He also agreed ...

Despite its recent purchase by the company that opened western Wyoming's first new uranium mine in decades, the historic Lucky Mc property probably will not be ...

Riverton compressor station fire that injured worker investigated

The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Christmas Day explosion at a compressor station south of Riverton.
David ...

Woman gets probation after plea change in Pitt meth ring

A Lander woman faces five years probation in connection with the Timothy Pitt methamphetamine bust.
During a pretrial hearing in December, Shene Springfield, ...

Teen defendants in bike path murder want their cases in juvenile system

The two teenaged defendants in the Rails to Trails homicide case are seeking to have their cases moved to juvenile court.
The Fremont County Attorney's ...

Gladys Hill and Sonny Duran, of Fort Washakie, are the parents of Chordlen Duran, the first baby of 2014 in Riverton. The 9-pound, 6-ounce boy was delivered at ...

Today

Births
TILLMAN
A daughter was born to Suzanna and Robert Tillman Sr., of Fort Washakie, at 8:20 a.m. Nov. 26, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

Man charged in attack on officers; shots were fired

The U.S. Attorney's office has charged a man with assault on a federal officer for punching and driving into a Wind River Police Department vehicle on Dec. 23. ...

Energy issues, justice center, Drennen case among other big county stories in 2013

Other news fell short of the year's top 10 list in Fremont County as reported Tuesday but received votes from Ranger news staff members in the annual year-end ...

Local residents in fatal wreck across county line

Three vehicles were involved in the crash that remains under investigation.

Two teens died Saturday west of Casper in a crash that involved several ...

State population growth outpaced national rate during 2013

Wyoming remains the least-populated state in the nation as 2014 arrives, but the state did grow faster than the national average last year.
The U.S. Census ...

 
 

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