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UW to focus on transition

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will focus on a smooth transition to a new president in the coming year.
President Dick McGinity outlined future goals ...

Bombers now flying huge new training area

The U.S. Air Force says the expansion significantly boosts training opportunities for air crews.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The first military flying operations ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Family files civil suit in death of child at intersection

Family members have initiated a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of a 7-year-old Riverton struck and killed by a motorist.
Filings do not yet name ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Gas, uranium projects progressing slowly in review and permitting

Two energy development projects in the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office territory are moving forward.
Sage grouse and wild horses also are areas ...

Digest

Bill would protect Devils Tower name
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming congressional delegation has introduced legislation to preserve the name of the features at ...

Wyoming man caught after two-state chase

Wyoming officers at the state border stopped their pursuit of the wanted man, and Nebraska troopers took over.

GERING, Neb. -- Authorities say a ...

Progress made in probe of climber deaths

The investigation into the deaths of two climbers last month in the Wind River Mountains continued this week through the Fremont County Sheriff's Office and ...

Bear death in county part of higher workplace fatality rate across state

A local bear attack is among the 34 workplace fatalities occurring in the state last year, according to a recent report from Wyoming Workforce Services.
The ...

Mercer resigns from college board after serving less than a year

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is looking for a new member to replace John Mercer. He announced his resignation Wednesday, citing a move to ...

Higher enrollment at reservation schools; Wyoming Indian the biggest at 653 pupils

Enrollment at the Wind River Indian Reservation's school districts generally is up for the new school year. Classes began in late August. Officials note that ...

Today

Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, a page one headline should have said, "Ambulance service owners from other counties detail privatization options." The ...

Feds urged to site fire-plane fleet in state

Both Cheyenne and Greybull already have ties to aerial firefighting.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's congressional delegation has asked the U.S. Forest Service ...

Helton tops list of One Shot hunters in Lander

Retired Colorado Rockies baseball great Todd Helton is joining Gov. Matt Mead and local attorney Terry Martin on the Wyoming Team in the world-famous Lander ...

District 25 enrollment off about 1 percent as term begins

Opening enrollment in Fremont County School District 25 schools is down this semester for the second year in a row.
The 29-student drop is less significant ...

Eaton ordered to attend new court proceeding

Lawyers for the former Riverton man who for years was Wyoming's only death-row inmate, say attending a court proceeding aimed at setting up a new death ...

Emergency responders conducting live drill Wednesday

Local emergency responders are engaged a live drill at Riverton Regional Airport that began at about 8 a.m. Wednesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration ...

Parents told teen to drink; he died of alcohol poisoning

EVANSTON -- A Wyoming couple are charged with involuntary manslaughter after authorities say they tried to teach the woman's 16-year-old son a lesson by ...

Today

Deaths
CLEAVENGER
Lyle T. (Chuck) Cleavenger, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 13, at his home in Lander with his grandchildren by his side. Visitation will be ...

 
 

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