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Casper College names new president
CASPER -- The Casper College Board of Trustees has selected Darren Divine as the school's new president.
Divine is ...

Storm to deposit several inches of snow in basin

The spring storm blowing through the Wind River Basin on Wednesday is expected to bring up to 7 inches of precipitation to the Riverton area, with as many as ...

Air space training expansion could start by September

PIERRE, S.D. -- Federal officials are completing the final work required on a newly approved aerial training area over the northern plains, and military bombers ...

The joy of brown bread

For as long as I can remember, my favorite bread, the bread that I still crave above all breads, has come in a can.
It's called brown bread, or outside of ...

Funding still not certain for CWC's ag facility, Jackson outreach center

Administrators at Central Wyoming College will have to wait until the summer to find out whether additional state funding will be available for projects ...

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Corrections
In the March 12 Ranger, the page one story "Commissioners hear pitch on selling EMS to private firm" should have said revenues have ...

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Births
PURDUM
A son was born to Sarah Purdum of Riverton and Darren Purdum of Riverton at 7:07 a.m. March 2 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Panel of patients, doctors discuss cancer after film preview at CWC

It's a malady that afflicts the entire planet, and the statistics are staggering. In the United States, one of every two men will be diagnosed with cancer, and ...

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UW facility to get $44M expansion
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming announced plans for a $44 million expansion and renovation of its athletic ...

Fire restrictions in three counties

NEWCASTLE -- The Bureau of Land Management has imposed partial fire restrictions in Weston, Crook and Niobrara counties due to dry conditions and high fire ...

Cheyenne woman shot; suspect is ex-boyfriend

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County prosecutors say jealousy may have been the motive in the weekend shooting death of a Cheyenne woman.
Court records say 26-year-old ...

McGinity to step down next year as UW president

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity says he will step down from the job when his contract expires next year.
"The university needs ...

Amid decreasing case volume, the City of Riverton has renewed its contract with Fremont County for prosecuting attorney services in the Riverton Municipal ...

County revenue likely to climb $350K in fiscal '16

About $350,000 more should flow into the county general fund in the coming fiscal year than in the current one, Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger ...

Privatization, volunteers won't solve ambulance crisis, experts tell county

Privatization and using more volunteers are not viable alternatives to sustain Fremont County Emergency Medical Services, consultants hired to assess the ...

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Anderson replacement named
CHEYENNE -- Brian Boner of Douglas took the oath of office at the State Capitol on Friday to become the newest member of the ...

Rig count in state off one

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 40 this week to 988 ...

Federal review of Canada lynx to take longer than expected

Designations of critical habitat have been made in parts of Wyoming and five other states.

PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...

The way it was: Bus garage fire -- 1983

There's never a good time for a property-damaging fire, but the flames that swept through Fremont County School District 1 bus garage in Lander 32 years ago ...

WY Outside urging youths to explore outdoors

WY Outside is launching a new effort to connect Wyoming children and families with outdoor recreation in the state.
The WY Outside Challenge is hands-on, ...

 
 

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