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Torrington to lose 70 sugar jobs at plant

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- The Western Sugar Cooperative intends to expand the production capacity at plants in Nebraska and Colorado while reducing its Torrington ...

Hey, guys. This one's for you. You know who you are, you know what you like, and when you're in the kitchen, you don't dabble or mess around -- you cook.
You ...

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Trustees OK new Gillette school
GILLETTE -- A second high school is expected to open in Gillette in fall 2017.
Campbell County school trustees voted ...

Coordinated state program will promote job advantages to returners

Gov. Matt Mead has a message for young workers who have left Wyoming: Come home.
Mead and other state officials held a news conference Monday to launch ...

The structure included two shops, a mechanics bay, an office area and a second-story apartment complex, which was vacant.

A shop full of equipment ...

Willow Creek school breaks ground May 28

A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Willow Creek Elementary in Riverton is set to take place at 2 p.m. May 28 at 1200 E. Monroe Ave., where the school will ...

Bar and grill liquor license is city's first; airport eatery available again

The City of Riverton has granted its only bar and grill liquor license to business owner Patricia Fullmer, who opened the mafia-themed restaurant Main ...

The Riverton High School Drama Club performs Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

New lawyers ordered for defendants in big meth case

Riverton Circuit Court was packed on Monday, with two extra folding tables and a dozen more chairs in place than normal to accommodate the nine defendants and ...

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Deaths
ADDISON
Ardith June Addison, 63, died Sunday, May 10, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. An evening service and wake will be at 7 p.m. ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page five story "Group helping artists on rez with business goals" should have said the Wyoming Women's Business ...

Voters question officials on tax possibilities to shore up EMS services

Four public forums around the county this month have given residents a chance to ask questions about Fremont County Emergency Service's financial ...

Suspect in decapitation murder denied bail

CODY -- Bail has been denied for one of three people charged in the death of a 30-year-old man who was found decapitated in northern Wyoming.
Sandra Garcia, ...

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UP to invest in Wyoming tracks
CHEYENNE -- Union Pacific says it will invest $51.5 million into Wyoming's railroad infrastructure this year.
The ...

UW getting $1M to study oil and gas reservoirs

LARAMIE -- An oilfield services company is giving the University of Wyoming $1 million to support research on unconventional oil and gas reservoirs in the ...

Firefighters were able to salvage many personal items, including photographs, firearms and a pickup truck in the adjacent garage.

A rural Riverton ...

Dog that bit child allowed to live; bite was low-risk

An unvaccinated dog that bit a 5-year-old boy last week in Riverton has not been euthanized.
Instead, officials placed the dog under a 10-day quarantine to be ...

Survey finds 10 percent of county residents have diabetes

Also, 25 percent of Fremont County adults are obese, 23 percent smoke "every day or most days" and 24 percent did not have health insurance, according to ...

Behavior of tourists made widely seen 'bear jam' seem worse

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Dramatic video captured by a Montana wildlife official shows a mother black bear with cubs running toward a knot of camera-clicking tourists ...

Twenty-six deaths from flu in Wyoming so far this season

The figure is much higher than the average of 6.5 flu-related deaths a year.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health reports 26 deaths have been ...

 
 

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