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Precipitation will continue to fall on the Wind River Basin through the weekend in the form of both rain and snow, depending on the temperature.
The National ...

Job Corps lists job openings for first time

The Management & Training Corporation has posted 24 job openings available at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
MTC was named last week as the ...

Ordinance would require approval for bare-knuckle fights

Local officials entered into another round of discussions about bare-knuckle fighting in Riverton this week.
City staff --with the guidance of Riverton ...

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Suspect could face death sentence
CHEYENNE -- The man accused last month of slaying his ex-girlfriend and trying to kill her boyfriend could face the ...

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Clarifications
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Man fires rifle seven times, wrecks later" should have said a suspect discharged seven rounds ...

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Births
FISHER
A child was born to Sheldon Fisher of Pablo, Mont., and Cassie Weed of Pablo, Mont., on April 7 at St. Luke Community Healthcare Clinic ...

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Lawmakers want more Capitol details
CHEYENNE -- Lawmakers say they need more detailed floor plans for the state Capitol's restoration before they can ...

Forest chief predicts big wildfire season this year

WASHINGTON -- The head of the U.S. Forest Service warned Tuesday of an "above average" fire season that could cost the agency more than $1 billion and require ...

Cheyenne native gets close view of Nepal disaster

When Dr. Dietric Hennings flew into Kathmandu, Nepal, on the morning of April 25, he expected to spend the next three weeks teaching locals techniques for ...

Man fires rifle seven times, wrecks later

A man reported to have discharged a firearm early Sunday outside of Possum Pete's in Pavillion was hospitalized later that morning due to injuries suffered in ...

Meth busts cap yearlong investigation; 13 charged

Confidential informants and electronic surveillance were essential in the yearlong drug investigation resulting in nine arrests last week and charges against ...

The county department must bridge a $2.3 million fiscal gap to continue to provide desired services.

Dozens of people have discussed sustainability ...

Central Wyoming College has hired its new vice president for academic affairs.
Brad Tyndall accepted the position and plans to start July 13. He serves ...

Acura stolen, involved in chase, then burned behind justice center

A stolen vehicle was destroyed in a fire Saturday evening after a high-speed chase through Riverton.
The black 2014 Acura had been reported stolen at about ...

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Deaths
CLEVELAND
Roberta J. "Robbie" Cleveland, 69, formerly of Lander, died Monday, May 4, at her home. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. ...

Parks new administrator at WLRC

Allen Parks is the new administrator for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
"We could not be more pleased to have Allen joining our leadership team ...

Fremont County least healthy in state for fifth consecutive year, survey says

A coalition has defined four priority issues affecting residents' health.

Fremont County has been named the least healthy county in Wyoming for the ...

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Trade school laying off 42
LARAMIE -- More than three dozen WyoTech-Laramie employees are looking for work after the for-profit school laid them ...

Two workers burned in blast at oil facility in stable condition

CHEYENNE -- Two workers are in stable condition after sustaining injuries in an explosion and fire at an oil facility in Converse County.
The two Susquehanna ...

Man gets 25-year prison term for soliciting child on Internet

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge has sentenced a California man to 25 years in prison following his guilty plea to attempting to coerce a 13-year-old Laramie County ...

 
 

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