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Man struck and killed by vehicle
CODY -- A 57-year-old Cody man has died after being struck by a vehicle.
Police Chief Perry Rockvam says Thomas Kent ...

Static spark blamed in fatal blast

CASPER -- Investigators say an explosion at a western Wyoming natural gas storage tank that killed a man and injured three others appears to have been caused by ...

Man who crashed drone into spring fined $3,000

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A judge has ordered a Dutch man to pay more than $3,000 for crashing a drone into the biggest hot spring in Yellowstone National ...

Shooting suspect killed himself after chase

A man suspected of shooting and injuring his ex-wife in Casper has died of in an apparent suicide after a pursuit with the Wyoming Highway Patrol in ...

Man in One Shot competition hurt after weapon malfunction

A hunter was injured when his gun malfunctioned during the One Shot Antelope Hunt sight-in Sept. 19, but the injury did not stop him from participating in the ...

CWC policy change results in insurance cost increase

Rates for property and liability insurance coverage at Central Wyoming College may go up this year by almost 7.5 percent because of a change in the school's ...

Riverton man arrested for DUI after hitting car, getting own vehicle stuck

Dominic Hvizdak, 34, of Riverton, was arrested for driving under the influence early Thursday after reportedly striking another vehicle then getting his own ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf ...

Riverton superintendent has sharp eye on early enrollment

The District 25 head count was down at the start of the school year, reversing a three-year trend.

Fremont County School District 25 superintendent ...

Man changes plea in sex crime case; tougher charge awaits

Larry Alcaraz was sentenced to 13 years in prison by a federal judge in August.

A Lander man who was sentenced to 13 years in prison by a federal ...

Graduation rate low at District 21, but numbers not telling all, says school principal

Fort Washakie High School has reported some of the lowest graduation rates in the state in recent years. Whether those numbers mean anything is a matter of ...

Ex-museum chief to stand trial in November

A Fremont County public official is set to stand trial this fall for alleged malfeasance related to her office.
Former Lander Pioneer Museum director Carol ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Airport won't hit 10,000 boardings; nine-seat planes now on all flights" should have said in 2010, ...

Winter could affect landslide

JACKSON -- An engineer is warning that the effects of winter could speed up a slow-moving landslide in Jackson.
Bob Norton told the Jackson Town Council Monday ...

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has closed the Wiggins Fork dispersed campground site and a portion of the access road on the Inberg/Roy Wildlife Habitat ...

Police looking for man who reportedly used meth with girl

Police are looking for a 54-year-old Riverton man who reportedly smoked methamphetamine with a 16-year-old Riverton girl while staying at her house Friday ...

Investigators say falling block damaged car

Police think a cinder block fell off of an apartment building overnight Friday to Saturday in the 500 block of East Main Street, damaging a vehicle that was ...

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Three dead in two wrecks
WHEATLAND -- Three people are dead following two wrecks near Wheatland.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports the first accident ...

Worker hurt in natural gas tank blast dies in Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY -- One of four men injured in a blast at a western Wyoming natural gas storage tank has died, a Salt Lake City hospital official said ...

Libertarian Cozzens makes no secret he's a Republican at heart

A Libertarian gubernatorial candidate says he is running, in part, to unite the Republican Party within the state.
Dee Cozzens, a self-described "restoration ...

 
 

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