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Old murder investigated again
CHEYENNE -- A special prosecutor is looking into how Sublette County law enforcement officers handled the investigation of ...

If you go for a hike in the mountains or a stroll in the forest, there is an excellent chance a mountain lion may keep you company for part of the ...

House panel requests more paperwork in Hill probe

CHEYENNE -- The chairman of a special House committee investigating state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill's management of the Wyoming Education Department is ...

Ruling on Eaton execution could come in 2014

A federal judge has given lawyers until early next year to submit written arguments about whether the former Riverton man who is Wyoming's lone death row ...

County looks to preserve historical magazine

Editor Loren Jost retired as Riverton Museum director last month, but he has been asked to continue the publication for another year.

The Fremont ...

Hardluck Fire tops 16,000 acres

Smoke from the Hardluck Fire near the Fremont-Park county border north of Dubois is filling the Riverton Valley, obscuring the mountains in most areas and ...

State outlines plans for more water study in Pavillion vicinity

If chemicals from oil and gas in the water exceed state and federal standards, Wyoming will investigate drilling activities in the area.

Wyoming's ...

Wyoming VB, soccer, cross country prep for fall seasons

LARAMIE -- New University of Wyoming women's volleyball head coach Chad Callihan has only been in Laramie for two months, but expects to find success this ...

LARAMIE -- The potential is there for the University of Wyoming football team to put together one of the most explosives offense in the Mountain West ...

There is sense in de-escalating 'war on drugs'

Attorney General Eric Holder's speech Monday to the American Bar Association in San Francisco was a bit like hearing from a stockbroker after trading has ...

Thanks for Oak Ridge Boys and 'Ozark Mountain Jubilee'

Editor:
I enjoyed the performance by the Oak Ridge Boys at the Fremont County Fair this year more than just about anything I have done in a long time.
For ...

Check 'yard sale' off the must-do list

Ours went well, thanks to lots -- and lots -- of string cheese

While there are certain endeavors in adult life which are entirely optional --like ...

Celebrating 60

Today is Riverton's 107th birthday, and The Ranger is marking its 60th

This date --Aug. 15 --is marked as Riverton's birthday.
Although there are ...

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Hearing on power line conducted
BAGGS -- The Bureau of Land Management is holding public hearings on a proposed major transmission line to carry Wyoming ...

Activists share manual on how to ruin wolf hunts

HELENA, Mont. -- Environmentalists upset with a federal proposal to remove protections for wolves across most of the U.S. have posted a manual on how to disrupt ...

First lady helps in campaign on under-age drinking issues

CHEYENNE -- First lady Carol Mead has joined an effort to help prevent under-age drinking in Wyoming.
In a new media campaign, Mead calls underage drinking an ...

Many deaths have been confirmed, but the true number is hard to ascertain accurately.

CHEYENNE -- Hemorrhagic disease caused by two possible viruses ...

Fire being monitored, but not fought

CHEYENNE -- Five of the six active fires burning in western Wyoming are being monitored by firefighters, while the sixth has been contained.
Three of the fires ...

The company conducted two meetings last week to answer questions and receive comments from the public.

Strathmore Minerals held two public meetings ...

Officials discuss grad rates,issues at rez schools

Student academic performance in Fremont County schools was the focus when the Joint Education Committee and the Select Committee on Tribal Relations on ...

 
 

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