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Rabies found in Fremont County

A Fremont County woman has tested positive for the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in Wyoming.
Testing completed Friday by the federal Centers ...

Men from six states took part Sept. 18-20.

Jose Rodriguez had been hunting before.
But as a rifleman with the U.S. Marines in the jungles of ...

Senate pages wanted for spring

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is encouraging Wyoming juniors in high school to apply to be a Senate page for the spring session in Washington, D.C.
The deadline for ...

Fremont County staff will recognize the commissioner Tuesday.

Fremont County Commissioner Doug Thompson is the 2015 recipient of the Wyoming County ...

Riverton hosting one-day trail ride

The competition includes 6 miles of trail and 15 natural obstacles.

Riverton is hosting a competitive trail challenge Saturday at the 1838 Rendezvous ...

John Finley, local rancher and historian, will give a presentation titled "Little Scotland" on Thursday in Dubois.
The discussion will provide information on ...

Labor Secretary, Enzi, Mead among visitors set for Job Corps ceremony

The public is invited to the grand opening, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday at 4200 Airport Road.

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez plans to ...

The public had a chance this summer to learn about environmental projects that nine agencies are conducting on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
About 100 ...

Long before Central Wyoming College's celebrated school of nursing got started, these young women from Fremont County were studying the profession at the ...

Amateur radio club keeps fun - and important - hobby alive

When all other communication is down or unavailable, ham radio operators, also known as amateur radio operators, can provide emergency communication. However, ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, a page one cutline should have said freshmen Garrett Person and Kaitlyn Schamber participated in class games Tuesday ...

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State OKs airport grant
CHEYENNE -- A state panel has approved a $3 million grant to help build a new passenger terminal at the Cheyenne Regional ...

Plan aims to build on gains made by the Wyoming toad

CHEYENNE -- A new recovery plan for the Wyoming toad announced Thursday seeks to carry forward recent success in finally getting the critically endangered ...

Business council defends practices

The current downturn in the state's energy industry underscores the need for using taxpayer funds to recruit and grow businesses in Wyoming, an economic ...

Crews nearly surround Crooked Creek Fire

Cool, wet weather Thursday helped firefighters get the Crooked Creek Fire almost fully contained. Even better forecasts for Friday boded well for efforts to ...

With a week to go, CWC vacancy has no applicants

No one had expressed interest in an open position on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees as of mid-day Friday, more than two weeks after the vacancy ...

Air panel eyes changes to airport funding as service issues persist

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Commission is reviewing is procedures for allocating funds to Riverton Regional Airport to improve air ...

Roy Allen Clyde will be sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.
Clyde was ...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Lighting Ceremony is 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the band shell at Riverton City ...

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Sheridan seeks TSA support
SHERIDAN -- As the Sheridan County Airport prepares to resume commercial air passenger service, the county is unsure if there ...

 
 

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