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Study: EPA regs threaten state coal

The University of Wyoming paper also says Wyoming would benefit from opening exports to Asia.

CHEYENNE --A new economic study says pending federal ...

Feds requiring companies to report chemicals used in fracking

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in ...

Riverton school board approves bid for elementary roof project

Fremont County School District 25 has added new work to its list of school projects.
The District 25 board of trustees approved a bid award for the Jackson ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page seven story "Fundraiser to honor Fremont County's first inductee in Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame" should have ...

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Deaths
BIRCKHEAD
Edward "Ed" L. Birckhead, 78, formerly of Fremont County, died Monday, March 9, at his home in Green River after a long battle with ...

Fundraiser to honor Fremont County's first inductee in Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame is hosting a fundraiser locally to honor Fremont County's first inductee into the program.
BJ Griffin, the hall of fame's ...

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No hill climb this year
JACKSON -- The annual World Championship Snowmobile Hill Climb has been called off because of safety concerns caused by an ...

Elk feeding comes to end on Saturday

JACKSON -- Wildlife managers have decided to stop supplemental feeding on the National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming earlier than normal because warm weather ...

Eaton's fed appeal delays new death

A new round of federal appeals filed this week by the former Riverton man convicted of killing a young Montana woman will block, at least for now, a new ...

Gas line suspected in fire that charred trailer

The trailer was declared a total loss after Wednesday's blaze.

No one was seriously injured in a fire that destroyed a trailer Wednesday on Gas Hills ...

College's new 'one stop' site delayed a year

Work on a new student success center at Central Wyoming College has been pushed back to 2016.
Construction initially was scheduled to begin in May.
The ...

Opening set for May in Riverton

Student recruiting began this week for the Wind River Job Corps Center, which is set to open in May in Riverton. ...

More defendants listed in Whiteman killing; three may have helped move body of victim

Three more people have been charged in the death of Jared Little Whiteman. The moves come five weeks after federal agents say they found a car the original ...

Fake IRS calls noted in Fremont County

The threatening phone calls -- completely bogus -- have been reported in both Riverton and Lander this year.

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than ...

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Births
VAUGHN
A daughter was born to Abbigail Mae Vaughn of Riverton and Travis James Vaughn of Riverton at 5:57 a.m. Feb. 5 at SageWest Health Care ...

Minnesota chef serving American Indian cuisine

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sean Sherman grew up on his grandfather's ranch on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, surrounded by antelope, grouse and the scent of ...

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Woman killed in Tuesday wreck
CHEYENNE -- Police say a woman was killed in a two-vehicle rollover crash at an intersection in Cheyenne.
A 50-year-old ...

Grouse 'conservation bank' intended to provide flexibility to bird's management

CHEYENNE -- A new way to protect sage grouse, called a conservation bank, will allow energy developers and others to offset their use of the birds' habitat by ...

Child killer's new appeal reaches 10th Circuit Court

Andrew John Yellowbear continues to insist he was unlawfully extradited from the Wind River Indian Reservation more than eight years after being convicted of ...

More charges in case of armed confrontation outside hotel

A Riverton man has been charged officially with aggravated robbery and possession of controlled substances. Prosecutors allege he held a Lander business owner ...

 
 

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