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Biz center hosting class in Riverton

Every year, the federal government spends millions of dollars in Wyoming. For small-business owners interested in selling their products and services to the ...

Guardian sold

The parent company of Guardian EMS, which operates ambulance services in Fremont County, was sold this week to Air Medical Group Holdings.
Hoping to save on ...

SageWest reopens Riverton OB unit

SageWest Health Care announced it will re-open obstretrics services at the Riverton hospital, following a planning process that is expected to take ...

Tech school shapes program to veterans

LARAMIE (AP) -- When it comes to gear heads, WyoTech Laramie Campus director Caleb Perriton said military veterans are highly sought after in the automotive ...

College theater showcase features 6 original scripts

Ten different student directors are involved in creating the performances.

The Central Wyoming College theater department will present Showcase 2017 ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming woman pleads guilty to theft from clients
GILLETTE (AP) -- The 30-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the clients of a ...

Arrested man had 342 pounds of marijuana

(AP) -- A northern California man faces a federal drug charge after officers found more than 340 pounds of marijuana in a rental truck in northeastern ...

New Cowboy Cafe opens in Riverton

A third Cowboy Cafe will open on Riverton's Main Street this week after months of planning by owners Robert and Severine Murdoch.
The Murdochs bought Dubois's ...

State stock growing group seeks nominations for ranching award

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the2017 Kurt Bucholz Award.
The award was created in 2008, in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM, ...

State veterinarians conduct TB tests

Veterinarians from the Department of Agriculture are currently investigating and testing cattle that were potentially exposed to tuberculosis in South Dakota. ...

Commissioners oppose Lander bike lanes

Both Fremont County commissioners who represent Lander - Jennifer McCarty and Ray Price - said they oppose the city's idea to permanently add designated bike ...

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Births

SHOULDERBLADE
A child was born to Gayla Washington of Arapahoe at 12:35 p.m. April 17 at SageWest Health ...

Man killed in rollover wreck Friday evening

A 29-year-old Riverton man was killed in a car crash Friday on Highway 26, about eight miles west of Riverton.
Matthew Morin was the driver and sole occupant ...

Second Ranger treasure hunt Easter egg found Tuesday along Eight Mile Road

The clue published in Tuesday's Ranger led Denise Poggis to the location of one of the two Ranger Easter eggs. Poggis located the egg around 4 p.m. ...

Council vacancy declared; candidates invited to submit letters of interest to mayor

A vacancy officially was declared Tuesday for the Ward 2 Riverton City Council seat that belonged to Lee Martinez until his death April 7.
The council ...

Storm douses county; record-breaking wet continues

Fremont County has been setting weather records all week, and forecasters predict there are more to come.
"It's not over," National Weather Service ...

A female crawdad laden with eggs sought cover last weekend on the Boysen Reservoir shoreline. Also called crayfish, the creature is a reclusive freshwater ...

Today

Births

OLDMAN
Twin daughters were born to Samantha Oldman of Arapahoe at 3:15 and 3:18 p.m. April 10 at ...

Yellowstone starts opening park roads Friday morning

The park closes about 320 miles of road over the winter and plows them open once weather permits in the spring.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- ...

Seven school districts set for legal action on funding

They don't have to sue the state, but they have been authorized to file individually or join a group lawsuit.

GILLETTE (AP) -- At least seven Wyoming ...

 
 

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