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Veterans assistance in Fremont county in July

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout July, ...

Yellowstone visits ahead of record pace

Yellowstone National Park is on track for another milestone year.
Visitation to the park is up 10 percent compared to last year's record-setting level, the ...

State joins suit over restrooms

Wyoming is one of 10 states suing the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms ...

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Deaths

ADAMS
Sandra Kaye Adams, 75, of Kinnear, died July 1 at Sage West Riverton after a battle with cancer. ...

Unprecedented voter fraud case ends in plea deal

The Legislature's joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee wants county clerks to investigate voting issues.

A plea deal ...

Gamer happened across the victim

A 28-year-old man was found dead Friday morning in the Wind River just south of Riverton.
No foul play is ...

Tribes plan continued mediation this month

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes will continue mediation near the end of July after initial talks on replacing the Joint Business Council ...

CWC puts new emphasis on partnering with Job Corps, unemployed

The admissions department at Central Wyoming College is partnering with Wyoming Workforce Services to help locally displaced workers go back to school.
From ...

Plane crash lands on Cheyenne street with two aboard; no injuries

A single-engine plane with two people on board -- including a teenager on a quest to become the youngest African American to pilot an airplane around the ...

Court OKs Alpha coal restructuring

(AP) -- Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has received court approval for a bankruptcy plan which includes the sale of certain core assets to lenders ...

Wyoming digest


Fewer traffic deaths so far this year
(AP) -- New state figures show fewer people are dying along Wyoming roads this year compared to 2015.
The state ...

Today

Deaths

ADAMS
Sandra Kaye Adams, 75, of Kinnear, died July 1 at Sage West Riverton after a battle with cancer. ...

Today

Corrections

- In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "GOP House candidate forum Friday" should have said the forum will ...

Two fires near Dubois contained

Two small fires that sprung up over the past few days in the forest near Dubois have been contained.
Both blazes were located in the southern half of the ...

Man shot by marshals had guns in car

DOUGLAS (AP) -- Converse County authorities say investigators found two handguns in the vehicle of a man shot and killed by deputy U.S. marshals last week in ...

State lost nearly 9,000 jobs in 12 months

A new state labels it "the steepest drop ever in Wyoming's history."

Wyoming lost about 8,700 jobs from the first quarter of 2015 to the first ...

Wyoming digest

WyoLotto makes second payment
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery has turned over its second payment this year to the state.
The lottery transferred ...

Bomb scare reveals device made of fireworks; no detonation, no injuries

A package found at the site looked like it was made using fireworks.

No one was injured during a bomb scare Thursday morning at the 789 Smokeshop ...

It's rendezvous season again in Riverton.
That means the entire month is filled with ways to celebrate the city, including games, gatherings, the Friday ...

Grant would fix Rails to Trails

A newly formed local group, the Riverton Pathways Volunteers, is applying for a grant from the Wyoming Department of Transportation to help pay for ...

 
 

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