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Driver cited in fatal crash
CODY -- A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
The Wyoming ...

GILLETTE -- Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year, and the ...

Jackson waits on landslide options

JACKSON -- Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.
Council members had ...

Pedestrian killed by car north of Riverton

Ivan R. Pine, 34, of Riverton, died in a traffic collision early Monday while he was walking on Wyoming Highway 789 north of the city.
Wyoming Highway Patrol ...

Man who robbed two in their home sentenced to 12-15 years

The man who robbed an elderly couple in May while he was on the run from a halfway house is to spend the next 12 to 15 years behind bars.
District Court ...

Graduation rates better at WIHS

Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring graduation rates among American Indian students in Fremont County and efforts being taken to improve ...

Disposing of the unwanted donations in the landfill costs the store hundreds of dollars every month.

In a glance, Neat Repeat store manager Denise ...

City defends its effort on weed control; hundreds of contacts made

Responding to criticism from residents, Riverton city staff say departmental employees are working to control weeds in town.
The topic came up again Tuesday ...

The scents of wood smoke and burnt sugar remind many people of times spent around a campfire singeing marshmallows for s'mores.
Few people ever move beyond ...

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Births
ABERNATHY
A daughter was born to Maria Abernathy of Lander and Chris Abernathy of Lander at 4:28 a.m. July 23 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one photo with the story "Troubling 2012 poaching incident not ruinous" should have said the photo was taken ...

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Park rescues near 90 this year
JACKSON -- Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so ...

Montana eyes state control of federal land; governor opposes state takeover

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana officials are looking into taking control of federal lands in the state, although they say the proposal is complicated and ...

Science task force meets next week for first time

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a task force to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.
The Task ...

Unemployment rate up for month in Fremont County; still better than '13

Fremont County employment
Unemployment rate
July -- 5.8 percent
June -- 5.5 percent
July 2013 -- 6.0 percent

Labor force
July -- 19,899
June ...

A 2008 graduate from Central Wyoming College recently made an appearance on national television to talk about her involvement in a documentary about nurses. ...

Trials in hammer death postponed but not dismissed

A murder case avoided dismissal Tuesday after a defense attorney argued state analysts were not investigating evidence responsibly.
District Court Judge ...

Moose sightings around Hudson are common again, and the overall population in the area is stable.

The moose population that moves in and out of the ...

State watching Colorado River talks closely

Farmers get first dibs on most of the water held by the more than 100 dams in the basin.

LAS VEGAS -- A top federal water administrator said Friday ...

CWC selling tickets for new theater season

Season tickets for the 2014-2015 lineup of Central Wyoming College theater productions are on sale now at the box office.
"This year we will be performing ...

 
 

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