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Animal poisoning investigated

MEETEETSE -- Wyoming wildlife officials are warning pet owners about a suspected case of animal poisoning near Meeteetse.
The game warden for the Cody region, ...

Renovation of Capitol set to begin in summer

CHEYENNE -- Work on a nearly $300-million restoration of the Wyoming Capitol building and a neighboring state office building is set to start this summer.
The ...

Teachers in Riverton schools have helped develop a new K-12 English and language arts curriculum that eventually will be used by all students in the district. ...

A Lander woman is recovering in a hospital after her SUV rolled several times on Wyoming Highway 789.
Emergency crews were called at 4:07 p.m. on April 3 to ...

College opts to lock in heating rate for two years

The two-year contract with Secure Energy of Colorado likely will be for 36-37 cents per therm, down about a nickel from the rate paid last year.

The ...

DCI arrests man on child pornography charge; others may be linked

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Services has arrested a Lander man for possession of child pornography.
Other charges are possible for individuals ...

Consultants tout new tax for ambulance service

Fremont County can have good ambulance service, and it does not have to cost the taxpayers much, was the message from independent experts at a meeting Tuesday. ...

Man killed late Friday in wreck near Pavillion; no seatbelt in earlier fatality

Officials are investigating a fatal rollover crash Friday west of Pavillion.
The incident resulted in the death of Theodore E. Aaberg, 40, of Wilson. Reports ...

Today

Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Superintendent at Arapahoe out immediately" should have said Chantell Denson was superintendent ...

Snowpack still declining; big spring snows on the wish list

Recent warm temperatures have cut into the region's snowpack. Areas unable to draw from a reservoir could see a drier than normal summer.
The water year could ...

Teton grizzly death rules too lenient, suit claims

The bears are listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

CHEYENNE -- Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit saying Grand ...

New mental health facility geared to veterans planned in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- The Veterans Affairs Department is building an extended-stay mental health facility in Cheyenne so Wyoming veterans can get care closer to ...

District 25 acts on resignations and contracts

The board has accepted the resignation of Riverton High School head boys basketball coach Dick Quayle, effective immediately.

The Fremont County ...

Legislative session not a 'standout,' Case says

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, said his recent battle with cancer helped him realize the importance of access to health care services and the need to expand ...

WDH providing help during anti-smoking ad campaign

The Wyoming Department of Health says it is prepared to help Wyoming smokers who are ready to quit as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Art center opening members show Friday

The largest showing of Lander Art Center member artwork will open Friday with a public reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More than 100 original works by 45 ...

Survey says county teens drinking less, smoking more pot

Fewer teenagers are drinking in Fremont County these days, but more are using marijuana. Those trends appear in a recently released report compiling survey ...

Digest

Legislator Patton dead at age 84
Wyoming leaders on Monday remembered Sheridan Republican lawmaker John Patton as a dedicated public servant.
Patton, ...

Breast cancer retreat in Dubois accepting applications

2015 marks the fifth year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming has offered a weekend retreat for breast cancer patients.
The two and a half day event is free ...

Many sandhill cranes are migrating through Fremont County this spring. Catching a photo of one or two is simple with a little work and knowledge.
The birds ...

 
 

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