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Cowboys jump back into action

LARAMIER00;-- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team continues a busy stretch of four games in eight days by hosting Stetson on Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT ...

Two all-staters, four more all-conference for Wind River FB

Six Wind River High School Cougar football players have recognized with postseason awards.
Zach Noffsinger and Robert Buline represent WRHS on the Class 1-A ...

Rustler men fade late in game, fall by 9 to LCCC

In an early season junior college men's basketball rematch, the Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles overcame a sluggish start Tuesday night to pull ...

County EMS partners with local groups to collect toys

Fremont County EMS is partnering with Central Bank and Trust and the Community Food Bank of St. Thomas Episcopal Church to collect toys for children in need ...

Snow, cold weather raise pipe, roof risks

The sudden onset of unseasonably cold weather in Fremont County earlier led to frozen pipes and other complications at residences and businesses.
Winter ...

Help available from various telephone hotlines may save holiday meals

Burnt turkey. Bland stuffing. Crumbly pie crust. Don't let these Thanksgiving nightmares become your reality.
The Butterball Turkey Talk Line: Talk to a real ...

Easy Thanksgiving snacks can make everyone on time

In Southern California, invite family and friends over for Thanksgiving and you never know exactly when they'll arrive. Some show up early, while you're still ...

Vietnam veterans reunion scheduled for June in Casper

The Wyoming Veterans Commission and key partner organizations are planning a statewide Wyoming Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Reunion for June 4 to June 7 in ...

Wyoming 'Take it Outside' program one of two national BLM honorees

A Wyoming archaeologist is one of two national award winners for the Bureau of Land Management's "Excellence in Interpretation or Education" Awards.
Kierson ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Makayla Goodman of Riverton at 4:07 a.m. Oct. 19 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 6.8 ...

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Bill encourages gas conversion
CHEYENNE -- A proposal endorsed by a legislative committee aims to help entice companies to build gas-to-liquid plants in ...

Suit filed over long-standing federal coal lease program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Conservation groups sued the government Tuesday to force officials to undertake their first broad review of the federal coal-leasing program ...

Lottery builds sponsor ties to state fair, Cowboy sports, Frontier Days

CHEYENNE -- The new Wyoming lottery has made winners out of some players and a few venerable state institutions and events as well.
Since it began operations ...

Snowpack rising but still below hefty levels in place a year ago

The new readings do not take Tuesday's snowfall into account.

Late-autumn snowpack in the Wind River Basin crept closer to average levels last week ...

Man killed in rural auto crash identified

Officials have identified the 80-year-old Fremont County man who was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near ...

College extends new president's contract for additional year

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to extend new president Cristobal Valdez's employment contract in a show of support for the ...

Burglary case example of growing pill problem, say investigators

The felony burglary case against an Ethete man chased out of a Riverton home by a woman wielding a garden hoe has been bound over to district court. ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot" should have said the city paid roughly $81,000 to ...

Experts say man killed by bear in Fremont County disturbed feeding

A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear ...

Construction season over, city tallies up $12M in work

The city of Riverton was busy all summer and took advantage of mild weather into November as crews hit the streets to fix and upgrade pavement, curbs and sewer ...

 
 

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