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Job losses for CWC as grants end, college eyes costs

Central Wyoming College is losing more than $500,000 in grant funding this year, and administrators say the change will have an impact on staffing.
During a ...

Park might reintroduce cutthroat

Public comments are due by June 19.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park officials are working with state game and fish agencies and ...

Fleeing man killed himself during chase with police

WORLAND -- The Washakie County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a Colorado man killed himself after a high-speed chase.
Deputy Mike Oberth attempted to ...

Digest

Man guilty in pipe bomb plot
LARAMIE -- A jury has found a Laramie man guilty of plotting to use a homemade pipe bomb to kill the man his wife was ...

City OKs $200K to help lure new airline to service Riverton Regional Airport

The Riverton City Council earmarked $200,000 during its meeting Tuesday that may be needed to help recruit a new airline to Riverton Regional Airport. ...

Cody school board hears hot debate about new public reading curriculum

The reading materials in question are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

CODY -- Proposed new reading materials for students in Cody schools ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page six story "Good RHS contingent to state track" should have said Jared Kobbe qualified with a fourth-place ...

Hip-hop artist helps stricken driver on the way to Riverton

Authorities have confirmed that a man having a medical emergency while driving alone in Wyoming was helped by Grammy Award winning Layzie Bone of the group ...

Oil drilling dips in Laramie County amid price slouch

CHEYENNE -- Low oil prices could be causing a slowdown in drilling activity in Laramie County after a long period of surging production.
Almost 1.37 million ...

Panel to discuss Wyoming Food Freedom Act on Thursday

The bill allows for the sale and consumption of homemade foods.

A panel will meet to answer questions surrounding the Wyoming Food Freedom Act from 6 ...

Today

Deaths
ROBERTS
Mary Elisabeth "Marybeth" Roberts, 76, died Friday, May 15. A private ceremony will be at a later date.

Community ...

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Temp found for nursing homes
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The state of Kansas has temporarily taken over a Topeka nursing home after its owners couldn't make payroll ...

Killer avalanche only inches deep

JACKSON -- An avalanche in northwest Wyoming that killed one man and injured two others involved snow only a few inches deep.
The avalanche on Sunday streamed ...

Mead shifts focus of coal mission to Oregon

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead continued his trade mission to the Northwest on Tuesday, emphasizing to the governor of Oregon that the future of Wyoming's ...

Feds show fire plan to protect sage grouse

A federal wildfire strategy released Tuesday aims to protect the West's sagebrush country that is home to a struggling bird species whose potential listing as ...

Autopsy shows man killed on motorcycle was intoxicated

A Riverton man who died this month in a motorcycle accident was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to an autopsy report.
Eiley R. Holliman Jr., ...

Woman accused of felony theft from realty board via unauthorized use of debit card

A series of shoplifting incidents also is alleged.

A Riverton woman was arrested Monday, accused of making about $4,600 in unauthorized charges on a ...

Commissioners order EMS chief not to speak with media; 'cohesive message' cited for move

Fremont County Commissioners have instructed Fremont County Emergency Medical Services director Joseph Zillmer not to talk to the media.
"I am not to speak ...

Wet spell gives another boost to snowpack, soil moisture

Two more weather systems are expected to drop continued precipitation on the Wind River Basin through May 26.
The Riverton area saw more than 1 inch of ...

Wyoming oil, gas rig count drops by two

HOUSTON --Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by six this week to ...

 
 

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