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The Lander Police Department is seeking anyone with information regarding an altercation and stabbing that took place outside of the Forge Bar and Grill early ...

Encana sells big Moneta Divide natural gas project

Two investment firms finalized the purchase of the Moneta Divide natural gas development from Encana Oil and Gas (USA) on April 30.
Encana's 42 Riverton-based ...

Storm blanketing state, region

CHEYENNE -- A potent spring snowstorm threatened to snarl traffic on interstate highways from Colorado to South Dakota, including a stretch of Interstate 80 ...

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One dead, others hurt in head-on
CODY -- Investigators say distracted driving may have played a role in a three-car crash northeast of Cody that killed ...

Graduation exercises dot calendar

Central Wyoming College's nurse pinning ceremony was Thursday.

Students from around Fremont County graduate over the next three weeks, freshly ...

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Community calendar
MONDAY
"Red Road Project" Presentation is at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave. Photographer Carlotta Cardana ...

Men fined for shooting elk

JACKSON -- Two Star Valley men have been fined after wounding several elk while hunting and leaving the animals to suffer through the night.
John Barton and ...

Slump in oil, gas prices dampens leasing demand

A recent federal oil and gas lease sale netted the least amount of revenue in nearly six years.

CHEYENNE -- Low prices for oil and natural gas have ...

NCAR computer a gold mine for researchers

CHEYENNE -- To see it in operation, "glamorous" probably isn't the right word to describe the National Center for Atmospheric Research's Yellowstone ...

Man charged in big theft from store 17 months after alleged offense happened

A Riverton man is being prosecuted on burglary and shoplifting charges in the theft of $1,600 worth of electronics from Walmart in 2013. Mario Morales, 25, was ...

New Shoshone National Forest management plan signed

It's the first new forest plan since 1986.

With a signature Wednesday, the Shoshone National Forest Land Management Plan was finalized, though it ...

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 ...

Digest

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 ...

 
 

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