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Horse sculpture heads to new UW building

POWELLR00;(AP)R00;-- Sculptor Mike Thomas just calls her Darlin'.
She has a smile on her face because she's enjoying a hard ride on a good horse -- and he's a ...

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Deaths

COOPER
Funeral services for Frank Cooper, 86, are at 3 p.m., Monday, May 4, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Shoshoni, ...

Clinton to staff an office in Wyoming for 2016 race

CHEYENNE (MCT) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to establish a foothold in deep red Wyoming.
No Democrat has carried Wyoming in a ...

Grizzly research to begin

MOOSE (AP) -- Biologists are planning to begin trapping grizzly bears in remote areas in Grand Teton National Park to see how the bruins' population is faring ...

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Park staff cares for bison calf
(AP) -- State park officials are learning how to care for a bison calf after she was stranded by her mother.
Hot ...

Big DEQ tank cleanup project recommended at multiple trouble spots in county

More than half a million dollars in remedial actions have been recommended for five petroleum-impacted sites in or near Lander.
The Wyoming Department of ...

State revenue pinch lower oil, gas just starting, say analysts

Severity will depend on duration

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming remains on solid fiscal footing for now but the effect of low oil and natural gas prices on ...

Big meth bust Thursday; no link to last week's

At least six people were arrested Thursday in Riverton for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine as major drug enforcement operations continued.
Wanda Peden, ...

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Correction
An April 24 story in The Ranger should have said Dale Bennett, 38, of Riverton faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of possession of ...

Report says grouse protections could harm military

Wyoming has the nation's biggest population of sage grouse.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse under the federal ...

$30 million 'scrubber' set for refinery

HollyFrontier expects the emission-cutting device to be fully operational in September.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The skyline of Cheyenne is about to change ...

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More windows shattered on I-25
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say two more people have reported their windows being shattered while driving in ...

Local law enforcement officers wore black bands over their badges Thursday in honor of Fremont County Sheriff's Office Lt. Steve Crerar, who was shot to death ...

CWC Health and Science Center to get McFarland's name during campus ceremonies Friday

Former Central Wyoming College president Jo Anne McFarland will be honored Friday during a naming ceremony for the CWC Health and Science Center.
The CWC ...

State OKs extra money for new K-12 school; work can proceed

The Wyoming School Facilities Commission has approved a request to exceed the budget set for construction of Willow Creek Elementary School by 3 percent, or ...

Pavillion-area couple suing gas giant over contamination of well water

A couple living near Pavillion is suing Encana Oil & Gas (USA) in federal court, saying the company's natural-gas developments contaminated their drinking ...

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Births

WHITEMAN
A son was born to Michelle Iceman of Riverton at 1:30 p.m. March 30 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 8 pounds, ...

Charges upped for three inmates

RAWLINS (AP) -- Prosecutors have increased attempted murder charges for three Wyoming State Penitentiary inmates from second degree to first ...

Digest

No charges in pedestrian fatality
CODY (AP) -- No charges will be filed against a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian in Cody.
Park County Attorney ...

Preserve and trail closed due to more griz activity

CODY (AP) -- A land preserve north of Cody has been closed after officials noticed increased grizzly bear activity.
The Nature Conservancy has closed its ...

 
 

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