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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 ...

Today

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 ...

Digest

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 ...

The fragrant, purple-flowered alfalfa crown is back on Fremont County's head after recently released data shows it out-produced every other Wyoming county last ...

After JBC split, tribe names team to handle work

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has announced a new team that will oversee the tribe's involvement in its joint programs with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe. ...

Brock facing new charges; case advances to higher court

The Riverton man arrested for the alleged abduction of a Riverton girl now faces his charges in District Court. He waived his preliminary hearing, giving up an ...

District 25 set to change policy on non-district students in activities

The Riverton school board took the first step Tuesday in allowing home school and private school students to participate in district activities.
The board ...

Monday wreck killed woman near Worland; Riverton driver may be charged

Controlled substance use and driver inattention are being investigated as contributing factors in a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of a Worland ...

Life term will be sought at trial of man in kidnapping case at bank

A life term in prison is on the line for a Riverton man going to trial on kidnapping and domestic violence charges.
The trial for defendant Robert Troy ...

Digest

Drone crasher banned from park
DENVER -- A German citizen who crashed a drone into a lake in Yellowstone National Park this summer has been banned from ...

Canyon trails may get major upgrade

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park officials are considering a proposal to update and repair many of the overlooks and trails on the north ...

Four hurt in natural gas tank blast

CHEYENNE -- An explosion at a natural gas storage tank injured four workers on Tuesday in western Wyoming, authorities said.
The blast occurred as a ...

It marks the second time the Fish and Wildlife Service has accepted a delisting plan for Wyoming wolves only to see it dissolve under judicial ...

Grizzly bit man on side before being repelled by bear spray

A man is recovering after being bitten in his side by a grizzly bear Sunday in the Double Cabin area of the Shoshone National Forest.
A Fremont County ...

 
 

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