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Federal court asks if Eaton might still face death penalty

CHEYENNE --A federal appeals court wants lawyers representing inmate Dale Eaton and the state of Wyoming to address whether he still faces a possible death ...

Skateboard group reaches $270K fundraising goal

The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association announced Wednesday it had raised the final $50,000 it needed to build a new skate park and reached its ...

One dead, two injured in Mount Moran avalanche

JACKSON --One man died and two others were injured in an avalanche at Grand Teton National Park's Mount Moran.
Luke Lynch, 30, died Sunday morning while on ...

Mead pushes deep-water coal ports on trip to Northwest

CHEYENNE --Faced with sliding domestic demand for coal, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has kept pressing for access to deep-water ports in the Northwest that would ...

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In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "First class graduates from rez college program" should have said "Nine students received their ...

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Utah plans to join fracking suit
SALT LAKE CITY --Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says Utah will join three other states in a lawsuit challenging new rules for ...

More Wyoming adults reporting high blood pressure, WDH says

The issue can lead to heart disease, heart attack, stroke and other health problems.

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a growing ...

Water to be shut off in parts of Boysen State Park

Water will not be available to the public this week in several areas of Boysen State Park.
An enhanced drinking water system will be installed in the ...

CWC facing 'major' budget challenges; college cutting back, using carryover funds

One of the issues has to do with a decrease in local mineral valuations.

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have identified four "major" ...

Farmers market returns Wednesday at new location and with new goods

Riverton's weekly farmers market is returning for its fourth summer, this year in a new location and with a range of goods that can be sold for the first time ...

District 25 OKs Indian Education grant for 2015

Fremont County School District 25 board members have accepted the Indian Education grant for 2015 in the tentative amount of about $172,000.
Ashgrove ...

Police arrest man after recovering $10,000 in stolen tools and equipment

More than $10,000 in stolen equipment and tools reportedly have been recovered, resulting in the arrest of a Lander-area man.
Joshua Alan Devore, 34, of rural ...

When wildfires burn archaeological survey sites, artifacts covered by hundreds of years of vegetation growth are revealed. The wealth of archaeological ...

CWC official says instructor pay disparity a retention challenge

Administrators at Central Wyoming College have noticed a disparity in the local salary structure for instructors at the K-12 and post-secondary levels.
Under ...

A new ambulance is on the way for Fremont County. Grant money from the State Loan and Investments Board is paying for most of the vehicle. Fremont County ...

Riverton man pleading not guilty in March robbery case

A Riverton man pleaded not guilty May 7 to three charges related to an armed robbery in March at a Lander hotel.
John Michael Dick, who was 27 at the time of ...

Riverton has had several swimming pools in its 109-year history, but this one was the first.
The "reservoir pool" used water from the Riverton Canal that was ...

Lander man receives probation for sexually abusing minor

The owner of Lander's Subway restaurant was sentenced to three years probation on April 2 for sexually abusing an underage employee. He would see three to five ...

Scholarship applications due May 31 for women's antelope hunt

The Wyoming Women's Foundation has announced that scholarship applications for the 2015 Wyoming Women's Antelope Hunt are due May 31.
The foundation founded ...

Brooks Lake Campground allowing only hard-sided camping

The area has seen more bear activity in recent years.

The Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has decided to allow only ...

 
 

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