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Campfires OK in Yellowstone again

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Campers in Yellowstone National Park can enjoy campfires again.
The National Park Service on Wednesday lowered fire ...

Wyoming Catholic College tallies 157 students as fall term begins

Wyoming Catholic College has welcomed its second largest class, with 50 students enrolled for the fall term.
That brings the total number of students at WCC ...

Wyoming digest

No highway deaths over weekend
CHEYENNE (AP) -- There were no fatal crashes on Wyoming highways over the long holiday weekend.
The Wyoming Highway ...

School performance up during the 2015-16 term

Statewide, 44 were rated as not meeting expectations.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The number of Wyoming schools meeting or exceeding state academic expectations ...

Fire experts study why park's '88 burn areas on fire anew

Nearly three decades ago, huge wildfires burned more than a third of Yellowstone National Park, charring more than 1 million acres.
The park has seen ...

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Corrections

- The page one story "Chamber feels money as squeeze requests for aid come in" in Friday's Ranger should ...

Close to 200 protesters marched to demonstrate opposition to the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline that would cut through four states, including land near ...

School buses in Wyoming now are equipped with cameras on the arm of the stop sign that extends into the street when students are boarding or exiting the ...

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Deaths

SMITH
Marlene Smith, 93, of Riverton, died September 1 in Billings, Montana. Graveside services will be ...

National forest weighs changing some camping regs to reflect new conditions

BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST (AP) -- One does not have to drive far to notice the dozens of campers and RVs parked among the trees from a common Forest Service Road ...

Quake causes Jackson slide to advance at twice usual rate

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Last month's 5.0-magnitude earthquake near Jackson raised worries of another natural disaster and caused the West Broadway Landslide to ...

Wyoming digest

Grizzly deaths decline in parks region
POWELL (AP) -- Both conflicts with and deaths of grizzly bears are down in the Yellowstone region this year from ...

Lawrence Bale of the Northern Arapahoe Tribe danced in the "golden age" dance Friday night at the 62nd annual Northern Arapahoe powwow. The event drew ...

CDC stresses 'human element' in new study

"Implicit bias" -- doctors and nurses subtly or subconsciously treating some patients differently from others -- or patients' perception of it could have ...

Colorado police locate two boys from Wyoming

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) -- Police say two young boys who went missing have been found in northwestern Colorado.
The Craig Daily Press reports that the boys went ...

Second filing period does not make sense

Editor:
I have never got why there is this other filing period in the election covering school boards and a few other things. I know the primaries are ...

Three Riverton men were arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 7-year-old girl into a van.
The men were arrested on unrelated charges.
Initial ...

City considers tapping 1 percent fund to finish planned ADA projects

Local officials may use 1 percent optional tax money to cover the unanticipated cost of installing flashing crosswalk signals and ramps for disabled ...

Park analysts weigh responses to climate change

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The question of how to respond to climate change doesn't yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming leads U.S. rig count increase
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to ...

 
 

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