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CHEYENNE -- A steady stream of visitors to national parks promises to help absorb the hit Wyoming's economy has suffered as a result of low oil prices, a ...

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Hospital workers donate after crash
CHEYENNE (AP) -- With donations of everything from diapers to cell phone chargers, hospital personnel pulled ...

Two arrests Wednesday in city tied to drug possession and distribution

Two Riverton men were arrested on drug charges Wednesday as part of a joint operation involving three local law enforcement agencies.
Dale Bennett, 38, of ...

Man bound over on child porn count; additional charges possible

Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt has bound over a Lander man on a child-pornography charge.
Lander police arrested Joseph Hendrix on April 2 after a ...

Fewer calls for sheriff response in 2014; VIN checks rose

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office experienced a decrease in calls for service in 2014 compared with the previous year.
The county's dispatch center ...

More flights to Riverton airport in March; bigger plane used often

A monthly boost in air service activity was reported in March at Riverton Regional Airport.
For the month, 124 flights were scheduled to depart from the ...

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Births
BEARING
A daughter was born to Marlis Hill of Lander and Richard Bearing of Riverton at 7:25 p.m. March 9 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. ...

Man pleads not guilty to child pornography possession charge

The Lander FBI office arrested a man on a charge of possession of child pornography on March 25. He pleaded not guilty at a March 30 hearing.
If convicted, ...

Filmmakers of Fremont County

Riverton resident among state contest's finalists

Two Fremont County residents are finalists in the Wyoming Short Film Contest.
...

Fewer permits for building in 2014, but value was high due to Job Corps, CWC center

Though fewer building permits were issued in Riverton last year than the year before, the total value of new constructions in the city reached a three-year ...

County to involve public as EMS options examined

Survey planned; hearings possible

Pursuing a survey, town hall meetings and soliciting proposals from private companies to buy Fremont County ...

State lawsuit on more horse roundups thrown out by fed judge

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Wyoming officials that sought to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to promptly round up ...

New water storage under consideration

Wyoming holds the headwaters of several rivers that flow into other states, including the Green River, a major tributary to the Colorado River. ...

The tank is part of the larger Riverton Water Supply Project.

With a 2 million gallon water tank complete, the city of Riverton now is placing a ...

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Man shot to death near Worland
CODY (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after a 58-year-old man was shot to death in front of a home south of ...

Today

Corrections
In the April 10 Ranger, the page five story "Dubois teen earns $7,500 scholarship from WTA" should have said Rowan Hawk, of Dubois, has ...

Legislators file brief opposing gay marriage

WORLAND (AP) --Sixteen Wyoming legislators have weighed in on a pending U.S. Supreme Court case arguing that states should have the right to refuse to allow ...

Pileup on I-80 kills two, closes interstate

Officials hope to reopen a large stretch of the highway Tuesday.

CHEYENNE -- A second person has been confirmed dead a day after more than 60 ...

Wyoming snowpack sees first increase in weeks

CHEYENNE (AP) --Thanks to last week's spring snowstorm, Wyoming's statewide snowpack levels increased for the first time in weeks.
The Natural Resources ...

Salon collecting hair donations for wig charities

Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.

Details Salon will host its first-ever Hair Fair at 9 a.m. May 16 to benefit patients who have suffered ...

 
 

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