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Counterfeiters plead guilty
CASPER -- A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to counterfeiting-related charges in federal court in Casper.
The ...

Woman who would not drop knife shot to death by officers

GILLETTE -- Officers in northeast Wyoming shot and killed a 39-year-old woman armed with a knife after other means to stop her, including a stun gun, ...

Stressed Saratoga nursing home to be managed by 'turnaround' expert

SARATOGA -- The Montana company taking over a nursing home in southern Wyoming specializes in turning around troubled facilities, but the Saratoga facility ...

Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Second charge for Lander stabbing suspect, but judge lowers man's bond to $5,000

The man charged with stabbing two people in Lander now faces a second count of aggravated assault and battery.
Luis Manuel Varba, 23, waived his preliminary ...

Rising health costs drive bigger library budget request

The Fremont County Library System is asking to bump up its budget in the coming fiscal year.
System director Tracy Cook told Fremont County Commissioners that ...

College chief, VP get raises comparable to CWC staff

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved changes to administrative compensation at its meeting Wednesday.
CWC president Dr. Cristobal Valdez and ...

Promoter sues regulator to bar imposing rules on bare-knuckle

A bare-knuckle fight promoter has sued the Association of Boxing Commissions and its president, saying the body is wrongly encouraging the City of Riverton to ...

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Riverton student on dean's list
Michael Jones of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Simpson University for the spring 2015 semester.
Jones ...

BLM reminds residents to be careful with fire during holiday

Sunshine and blue skies make this time of year perfect for camping and outdoor activities.
With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Bureau of Land ...

Thoren, O'Connor to marry

Bruce and Sabrina Thoren of Shoshoni and Pat and Shelley O'Connor of Torrington are pleased to announce the engagement of Cortney Thoren and Ryan O'Connor, ...

RHS rakes in awards at annual art symposium

The talent of Riverton High School art students was demonstrated in their success at the 47th annual state high school art symposium April 23 to April 25 at ...

When Pinedale High School junior Jordan Costello rolled in back-to-back birdies on No. 2 and No. 3, he felt good about his U.S. Open regional qualifying round ...

Job losses for CWC as grants end, college eyes costs

Central Wyoming College is losing more than $500,000 in grant funding this year, and administrators say the change will have an impact on staffing.
During a ...

Park might reintroduce cutthroat

Public comments are due by June 19.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park officials are working with state game and fish agencies and ...

Fleeing man killed himself during chase with police

WORLAND -- The Washakie County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Colorado man killed himself after a high-speed chase.
Deputy Mike Oberth attempted to ...

Col. John Butler retiring as head of Wyoming Highway Patrol

CHEYENNE -- The head of the Wyoming Highway Patrol is retiring.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says Col. John Butler announced he will retire on June 1. He's been ...

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Man guilty in pipe bomb plot
LARAMIE -- A jury has found a Laramie man guilty of plotting to use a homemade pipe bomb to kill the man his wife was ...

City OKs $200K to help lure new airline to service Riverton Regional Airport

The Riverton City Council earmarked $200,000 during its meeting Tuesday that may be needed to help recruit a new airline to Riverton Regional Airport. ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page six story "Good RHS contingent to state track" should have said Jared Kobbe qualified with a fourth-place ...

 
 

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