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Sage grouse had good year for reproduction

State biologists in Wyoming say hunting is helping the greater sage grouse by providing critical data about the birds' numbers.
An area in Fremont County near ...

Nov. 13 collision now treated as vehicular homicide after woman dies from injuries

A 73-year-old Riverton woman died Friday due to injuries suffered in a three-vehicle accident involving an alleged drunken driver Nov. 13.
Fremont County ...

Bill would give state full control of uranium rules

CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee has endorsed the idea of the state taking over sole regulation of uranium mining in Wyoming, the largest producer of uranium ...

Big numbers early on National Elk Refuge

JACKSON -- As many as 4,000 elk, 10 times higher than the average, are estimated to have roamed the National Elk Refuge at times last week.
The high numbers, ...

Poison center shares food handling tips for holiday

The holiday meal and its preparation is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving celebration, and safe food handling in the kitchen is an important part of the ...

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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 ...

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More highway deaths so far this year
Nearly twice as many people have died on Wyoming highways so far this year compared with 2013.
Wyoming Highway ...

Elderly man found Monday dead at remote car wreck scene

An 80-year-old Fremont County man was found dead Monday afternoon at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover on Cedar Rim near Jeffrey City.
A passerby noticed ...

Key Club ready to deliver hot meals for Thanksgiving

Riverton High School Key Club members again are preparing to deliver hundreds of hot meals for Thanksgiving.
"Last year we delivered more than 500 meals, and ...

Diabetes burden growing in state

In little more than a decade, the adult diabetes rate has almost doubled in Wyoming, leading to new Wyoming Department of Health efforts to help limit the ...

Suspects plead not guilty to stabbing death on reservation

Three people have pleaded not guilty in the stabbing death of a man on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
James Whiteplume, Susan Chippewa and Byron ...

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 ...

Enzi to challenge for Senate budget chair

The committee's chief responsibility is to draft a budget blueprint each year that sets parameters for follow-up legislation.

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming ...

Collared Yellowstone wolf shows up in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A female gray wolf from the Yellowstone area traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species' first appearance in the ...

Three elected to District 25 board take the oath of office

Sandy Barton, Larry Chouinard and Kevin Tippets took the oath of office Nov. 11 during the regular school board meeting. Outgoing Fremont County School ...

CWC presents 'A Christmas Carol'

The Central Wyoming College theater department will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" the first week of December.
Five evening shows will be shown ...

Police look for juvenile suspects after a string of vehicle vandalisms

Police responded to a string of vehicle vandalisms in Riverton and are on the lookout for the perpetrators.
No one was hurt in any of the incidents, and ...

The way it was: High school plans -- 1977

The oldest section of Riverton High School was nearing its 60th birthday in 1977, and plans to replace it had begun -- and at a new location.
The new school ...

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Propane fire burns out in Jackson
JACKSON -- Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ...

 
 

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