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Consolidation gets nod from ed. committee

After state legislators warned this month that Fremont County's K-12 schools face an "uphill battle" against consolidation in 2017, a working subgroup of the ...

State approves plan of correction for SageWest Heath Care

Problems discovered at the hospital involved equipment that was found unclean before and during surgeries, rooms that were not kept at the required ...

DENVER (AP) -- The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday for limiting mining on federal land in the West to protect the vulnerable ...

Nearly 10 inches confirmed at some recording stations

Forecasters only expected 3 inches of snow in Riverton, but the fast-moving storm off the West ...

Irrigation district looking to future after area voters approve mill levy

As the district plans for the arrival of mill levy revenue, it will prepare a budget in the spring, then invite public comment before seeking approval from ...

Snow-water equivalent doubled in December

Snow depth Tuesday on South Pass is highest recorded for the date

Snow-water equivalents in the Wind River Basin have showed drastic improvement in ...

Two injured in Christmas Day crash


Drivers are advised to slow down on slick, snowy roads

Two people were injured when a Wyoming Department of Transportation plow truck was struck ...

Farmers around Riverton said this year was a strong one for crop yield, but enduring low prices tell the real story of 2016.
Mike Fabrizius, who farms 9,800 ...

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Births

GORDA
A daughter was born to Judy Pruitt of Lander and Donavan Gorda of Lander at 3:05 a.m. December 21 ...

Search continues for missing snowboarder at Targhee

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- A winter storm and increased avalanche danger are hampering the search for a Grand Targhee Resort worker who failed to return from ...

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Corrections

In Wednesday's Ranger, the page 1 story "Irrigation district looking to future after area voters approve ...

Trinity Lutheran School held its Christmas program Dec. 15,
featuring hand chimes and choral ...

Christmas Day snowfall in Riverton surpassed the two previous records for the date combined. Not since the 1940s had the city seen snowfall on Dec. 25 of more ...

A vehicle crashed into a fence and two steel support posts at the Roomers Motel on the 300 block of North Federal Boulevard in Riverton at about 3 p.m. ...

Alpenhof added to historic register

JACKSON (AP) -- The Alpenhof Lodge in Jackson Hole is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The lodge is one of the few original properties ...

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Deaths

CHAVEZ

Myron Dean Chavez Sr., 49, of Ethete died on December 19. A visitation will be held from 5-8:30 ...

Nov. 26 triple fatality termed 'homicide' by FC Coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has listed "homicide" as the manner of death for all three individuals killed in a two-vehicle crash Nov. 26 at the ...

Clifford hopes for better ties between county, tribal operations

As Andrea Clifford left the Fremont County Commission last week, she said she hopes to use her experience to increase cooperation between the county and Wind ...

Wyoming digest

Skiers rescued from Grand Teton
MOOSE (AP) -- Rangers rescued three back-country skiers in Grand Teton National Park after the skiers got lost and ...

Lawsuit can move ahead

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge in Wyoming recently ruled that a lawsuit filed after a local teacher was sent to prison for having sex with a student can proceed ...

 
 

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