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Stagner a McNair scholar at UW

Taylar Stagner of Riverton was among 15 students who presented their summer research projects Aug. 1 during the University of Wyoming's 24th annual McNair ...

Though $1.1 million had been budgeted by Fremont County government for the project, just $789,696 is expected to be spent on the construction, which now is ...

Unopposed in primary, Larsen set for HD 54 run in the general

State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, is interested in serving another term for Wyoming House District 54.
Larsen was first elected in 2012, and he sponsored ...

Wyoming digest

Teton Park sets visitation record
JACKSON (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park saw a record number of visitors in July, with 815,721 people traveling the ...

Central Wyoming Aviary gets donation from Western Wyoming CC alliance

The funds will be used for rescue birds' veterinary care and other needs.

The Paraprofessional Alliance at Western Wyoming Community College has ...

Parts of Yellowstone River reopened; key stretch shut

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Montana re-opened portions of the Yellowstone River and most of its tributaries Thursday, but it kept a popular stretch of the waterway ...

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Corrections

- In Wednesday's Ranger, the page 1 story "Ballot finalized as school boards and CWC filings close" should have said that Kim Ibach is the ...

Five fires still burning in park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Firefighters in Yellowstone National Park are now actively fighting a large wildfire that has been burning for the last three ...

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Births

Heller
A son was born to Maggie Heller of Lander and Brett Heller of Lander at 8:37 p.m. August 24 at ...

Wind River reservation group takes part in Sioux protest of North Dakota pipeline

The Wind River Native Advocacy Center organized the group that traveled to the protest site.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota is getting ...

College maps out plan to meet accreditation mandate

A four-year strategic plan being developed at Central Wyoming College addresses several issues of concern the Higher Learning Commission identified during an ...

State high court won't hear case on $470k forfeit

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from a man who contends it was unconstitutional for the state to seize $470,000 in cash from ...

Wyoming digest

Grizzly mother, cubs moved
CODY (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife managers have trapped and relocated a female grizzly bear and her two cubs that were killing ...

Prosecution scores win ahead of murder trial

Judge Norman Young will not suppress key evidence for the prosecution's case against James Morrison, who is set to be tried this month for second-degree ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has deployed a new Tow Plow to make Fremont County highways safer and snow clearance more cost-effective.
The ...

Lawsuit by family of girl struck by car dismissed Wednesday by judge

Riverton city schools won't be held liable for the death of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed last year by an elderly driver.
The child ...

County won't oppose protections to biking area

The Fremont County Commission has decided not to oppose the Bureau of Land Management's mineral withdrawal, reversing an earlier position.
The BLM's main ...

St. Stephen's seeks status change to aid staff insurance

St. Stephen's Indian Schools are working to change their status under the Bureau of Indian Education in order to help provide full health insurance to staff. ...

Ballot finalized as school boards and CWC filings close

Several contested races emerged in the last days of filing for county school boards and cemetery, conservation and fire districts.
A couple of seats remain ...

Sage grouse numbers up again; hatch rate tops 10-year average

Wyoming has more of the closely watched fowl than any other state, and Fremont County has the most in Wyoming.

The number of greater sage grouse in ...

 
 

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