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'No stone unturned,' say state lawmakers looking for revenue

CHEYENNE (AP) -- It's never a popular idea in red-state Wyoming, but some state lawmakers facing huge revenue shortfalls in a depressed energy economy feel they ...

Monitoring plan set for new, 25-year grazing allotments

Before 2016, Midvale Irrigation had leased out the land to a private group -- the Midvale Grazing Association -- through a 50-year lease.

The Midvale ...

Summer session enrollment beats target at CWC

As of Monday, Central Wyoming College has exceeded its enrollment goals for the summer 2017 semester that begins next week.
In an email to the school, ...

City, tribes find agreement on water line to Riverview Road

After nearly a decade, the City of Riverton will soon be able to complete the Riverton Water Supply project that has been at a standstill due to the absence of ...

Friends of the Library needs volunteers during tough times

Editor:
We invite readers to join us as a volunteer to help support our local Riverton Branch Library. The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit group of ...

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The youngest killed was an 8-year-old girl, talking excitedly to her mother

It did not take long for Islamic State to claim responsibility for the ...

Three indicted in shooting, robbery

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Three men have been indicted in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming with several crimes in connection with the shooting and robbery attempt at ...

Senators both key in Trump budget and health care bills

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sen. Mike Enzi is commending President Donald Trump for submitting a balanced budget to Congress.
But the Wyoming Republican, who is chairman ...

Wyoming digest

State has highest percentage of gov't jobs
CASPER (AP) -- A new report says government workers make up a larger percentage of Wyoming's workforce than ...

City raises building permit fees for first time since '14; some rise by only pennies

A slight fee increase was established this month on the costs to build structures in Riverton.
Every year the city reviews the rates and fees for building ...

Grad edition published in today's paper

The Ranger's 2017 Graduation Edition appears today as a separate section of the newspaper. The 28-page guide carries information on all public school and ...

County can't donate land to replace two aging group homes

Al McClelland, executive director of Fremont County Group Homes, had hoped to replace the organization's two aging facilities with a new structure directly ...

Case: Plenty of interim work ahead this year for Wyoming legislators

After this year's legislative session, Wyoming Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, says there is still a lot of work to be done to address pressing issues facing the ...

Learning lessons, making memories

As the sun sets on another Wolverines sports year, it's a great time to reflect on the wonderful accomplishments of our local sports athletes.
With ...

Businesses eye park road work with trepidation

CODY(AP) -- Business owners in northwest Wyoming are concerned about losing customers because of proposed road construction in 2018 in Yellowstone National ...

Wyoming digest

Missing horses found unharmed
JACKSON (AP) -- A couple of horses that had escaped from their electric-fence enclosure last week in Wyoming have been ...

Assault and arrest part of local gang activity, officers say

A 26-year-old man suffered a deep laceration that ran from his left eye down to the base of his nose in the Monday incident.

A 15-year-old Riverton ...

Splash pad awarded coveted grant; final design is next step

The Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad Group has secured the final funding needed to start the process of bringing a recreational splash pad water feature to City ...

The City of Riverton combines festivities annually for Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day.


Riverton celebrated the shade of trees and the service of ...

Tuesday notes

Memorial Day
We turn first to a bit of newspaper housekeeping. The Ranger offices will be closed nextMonday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. ...

 
 

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