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A newly announced $100,000 grant means organizers are closing in on their fundraising goal to build a new skate park in Riverton.
Construction is slated to ...

Non-game animals focus of new study by state researchers

JACKSON -- Wildlife species in Wyoming that aren't the target of hunters and anglers will be getting a closer look from researchers, ranging from a wolverine ...

Groundbreaking set for Monday on UW's High Bay lab facility

The building will contain about 90,000 square feet of high-bay and traditional laboratory space.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming and state elected ...

Legislature finishes; critics say state's poor were shorted

Medicaid could rise again, says Bebout

The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned for the year, but not without weathering criticism from some who say say ...

BLM seeks bids for off-range pastures to house wild horses

Proposals will be accepted from residents through April 22.

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking proposals for new off-range pasture facilities ...

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Rep. Patton still hospitalized
SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan lawmaker remains hospitalized with a lung ailment after the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up its ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one cutline with the story "Man expected to be charged in theft spree faces other crime counts first" should ...

More than $86K collected in Dubois fundraising efforts

The Needs of Dubois fundraising group has received more than $86,000 in fire relief donations since a blaze Dec. 30 destroyed a portion of the city's ...

Dubois Museum acquires three artifacts

The items are on a temporary loan from the University of Wyoming.

Three new artifacts have been added to the Mountain Shoshone (Sheepeaters) Exhibit ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 36th day of the 2015 General Session:
BILL SIGNINGS: Gov. Matt Mead signed the following bills into ...

The move would reverse a recommendation from two weeks ago to remove the Dubois crew in favor of more service in Lander.

Dubois could keep ...

College planning to add after-school certification

Liberal arts dean Mark Nordeen said such training is becoming more popular nationwide.

A new curriculum is being developed at Central Wyoming College ...

Burglary charges added to counts against man whose tracks alerted police

Prosecutors filed 13 burglary-related charges Thursday afternoon against a man arrested two days earlier inside a garage on Big Horn Drive.
Riverton police ...

State Legislature passes school accountability bill

Following the conference committee agreement, the bill was approved by a vote of 26-3 in the Senate and 40-13 in the House.

CHEYENNE -- State ...

Digest

Child only survivor of head-on crash
GILLETTE -- Authorities say three people were killed and a 2-year-old child was injured in a head-on crash near ...

Fort Washakie school board recognizes 10 students, staff

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees is working to recognize students and staff within its district.
During each regular meeting, the Fort ...

Chief Washakie art in Capitol for sale; state among potential buyers

CHEYENNE --Paintings that depict the life of Chief Washakie and hung in Lander's Noble Hotel decades ago are for sale, and the state of Wyoming is a potential ...

Today

Births
HARDY
A son was born to Brooke Hardy of Riverton and Heath Hardy of Riverton at 12:13 p.m. Jan. 23 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Women's day celebration Friday to include dancing, singing

A group of community members will have a special celebration for International Women's Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the Intertribal Education and ...

Digest

No firm price for Capitol rebuild
CHEYENNE -- The planned renovation and expansion of the State Capitol and adjacent Herschler Building is moving ...

 
 

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