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Mead wants better plan for huge 'rainy day' fund

The Wyoming governor unveiled a $156 million supplemental budget request Monday.

Gov. Matt Mead says it's time for Wyoming to develop a clear policy ...

Prize football found along Bryant Road

A Riverton man working in the area of Bryant Road north of Riverton is this year's Find the Football contest winner.
Bill Meeks found the decorated ball ...

Help sought in locating man not seen since July

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help locating a man who has not been seen since July.
According to release issued by Fremont ...

Pheasant release a popular program

Hunting season for wild pheasants continues through December for roosters only.

The first week of December marks the final week of the season for ...

District 25 Hall of Fame invites first nominations

The proposed Fremont County School District 25 Hall of Fame is accepting nominations, beginning this week.
Plans call for the hall of fame to be placed where ...

'As clean as it gets'

Picture-perfect audit report for Riverton schools

Fremont County School District 25 received a passing audit for the 2013-2014 fiscal year Tuesday ...

Crews working on Little Wind River bridge near Riverton

A 3.32-mile highway improvement project is under way with work on the Little Wind River bridge south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789. The $11.04 million ...

Three coins to mark statehood of Wyoming

In recognition of the 125th Anniversary of Wyoming's statehood which occurred on July 10, 1890, the state is producing a series of commemorative coins, three ...

Wild horse board seeks three members

The Bureau of Land Management has announced a second call for public nominations over a 30-day period to fill three positions on its national Wild Horse and ...

Ranger not expected to publish Tuesday

The Ranger plans to skip Tuesday's print publication while new press equipment is being installed.
It is possible that Wednesday's edition will be interrupted ...

Ag agencies offer farm program series

Details of new farm programs will be covered during meetings across Wyoming that begin Dec. 12 in Worland and end Dec. 19 in Gillette.
The Riverton meetings ...

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Fierce winds whip Cody area
CODY -- Hurricane-force wind knocked out windows and electricity, topped a 40-foot spruce tree onto a visitor center and ...

Town's question: Are deer pests or four-legged works of art?

The fate and longevity of some deer may soon be determined by government agencies.

CODY -- Mule deer can be regularly spotted munching grass or ...

Bigger bomber training zone would include Wyoming

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Any given location across a sprawling area of the Northern Plains could see up to nine low-altitude overflights by military aircraft annually ...

Study ranks Riverton second 'most exciting' city in the Wyoming

The city of Riverton has been recognized as one of the most exciting places to live in Wyoming.
Movoto.com named Riverton second among the 10 most exciting ...

Library showing 'Of Mice and Men'

The Lander Library will transmit the National Theatre's live production of "Of Mice and Men" at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Carnegie Room.
Donations are $10 for ...

The way it was: Atlantic City mine - 1971

Wyoming business leaders in both the public and private sectors are exploring the possibility of mining iron ore in the southern Wind River Mountains again. ...

Business Ready program ought to become more self-reliant, planner says

The leader of Wyoming's economic development agency wants a key business recruitment program to be less reliant on state funds.
Shawn Reese, CEO and president ...

Illness claims prison inmate

TORRINGTON -- The Wyoming Department of Corrections says an inmate at the medium-security prison in Torrington has died after a lengthy illness.
Department ...

Famed chef Trotter's widow boosts culinary program at college

The widow of a world-renowned chef wants to honor her husband's memory through the Central Wyoming College culinary and hospitality program in ...

 
 

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