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Vietnam veterans reunion scheduled for June in Casper

The Wyoming Veterans Commission and key partner organizations are planning a statewide Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Reunion for June 4 to June 7 in ...

Wyoming 'Take it Outside' program one of two national BLM honorees

A Wyoming archaeologist is one of two national award winners for the Bureau of Land Management's "Excellence in Interpretation or Education" Awards.
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Births
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A daughter was born to Makayla Goodman of Riverton at 4:07 a.m. Oct. 19 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 6.8 ...

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Bill encourages gas conversion
CHEYENNE -- A proposal endorsed by a legislative committee aims to help entice companies to build gas-to-liquid plants in ...

Suit filed over long-standing federal coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program ...

Lottery builds sponsor ties to state fair, Cowboy sports, Frontier Days

CHEYENNE -- The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well.
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Snowpack rising but still below hefty levels in place a year ago

The new readings do not take Tuesday's snowfall into account.

Late-autumn snowpack in the Wind River Basin crept closer to average levels last week ...

Man killed in rural auto crash identified

Officials have identified the 80-year-old Fremont County man who was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near ...

College extends new president's contract for additional year

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to extend new president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract in a show of support for the ...

Burglary case example of growing pill problem, say investigators

The felony burglary case against an Ethete man chased out of a Riverton home by a woman wielding a garden hoe has been bound over to district court. ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot" should have said the city paid roughly $81,000 to ...

Experts say man killed by bear in Fremont County disturbed feeding

A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear ...

Construction season over, city tallies up $12M in work

The city of Riverton was busy all summer and took advantage of mild weather into November as crews hit the streets to fix and upgrade pavement, curbs and sewer ...

Enzi to challenge for Senate budget chair

The committee's chief responsibility is to draft a budget blueprint each year that sets parameters for follow-up legislation.

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming ...

Collared Yellowstone wolf shows up in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A female gray wolf from the Yellowstone area traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species' first appearance in the ...

Five Wolverines make all-state in Class 3-A football

Bo Patterson and Dietrik Becker were named the 3-A East lineman and special teams players of the year.

Riverton High football players Bo Patterson, ...

Weighing opportunities along the path

Some choices you make for yourself, while others are made for you.

Coach Norman Dale faced the hostile crowd and finished the defense of his coaching ...

Three elected to District 25 board take the oath of office

Sandy Barton, Larry Chouinard and Kevin Tippets took the oath of office Nov. 11 during the regular school board meeting. Outgoing Fremont County School ...

CWC presents 'A Christmas Carol'

The Central Wyoming College theater department will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" the first week of December.
Five evening shows will be shown ...

Police look for juvenile suspects after a string of vehicle vandalisms

Police responded to a string of vehicle vandalisms in Riverton and are on the lookout for the perpetrators.
No one was hurt in any of the incidents, and ...

 
 

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