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Judge to hear latest in Eaton case Tuesday

A federal judge in Cheyenne will hold a hearing to consider whether the state of Wyoming may still pursue the death penalty against a former Riverton resident ...

Runway project on schedule; job 25 percent done

Riverton Regional Airport's runway reconstruction project is progressing on schedule. Local officials toured the construction site this month.
Graders, ...

Of 123 flights scheduled to depart from Riverton, 57 were canceled.

Great Lakes Airlines does not plan to discontinue service at Riverton Regional ...

Psychiatrist's testimony in murder case may be limited

A judge is likely to limit the testimony the defense's expert witness can provide at an upcoming murder trial.
After Fremont County Attorney Pat LeBrun ...

High blood-alcohol cases wearing out RPD sensors

The legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers is .08, but many people arrested for public intoxication record readings in the .3s and .4s.

The Riverton ...

Coverage for Dubois argued in sheriff's budget talks

A patrol deputy position was among the items on the chopping block during budget discussions between Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker and Fremont County ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the cutline with the page six story "Evanston rings up 19 runs in doubleheader sweep of Raiders" should have said, ...

Risk factors for cancer higher in American Indian population

The recent report also found that cancer among tribal members in Wyoming is diagnosed at a later stage when compared to the white population.

A ...

Guilty pleas in place for all charged with 2014 stabbing death

Deals in place for all three defendants

The final two defendants arrested in the stabbing death of Jared Little Whiteman have pleaded guilty to ...

Wet Wyoming part of work to cut Missouri River Basin flood risk

Some parts of the state have seen two to four times their normal rainfall in the last month.

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ...

State renews gaming compact with Shoshones

The State of Wyoming extended the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's Class III Gaming Compact on June 16 after Gov. Matt Mead met with members of the Eastern Shoshone ...

Fireworks OK'd for July 2 and July 18 in city

Pyrotechnics are set to go off on July 2 and July 18 for two separate celebratory events in Riverton.
The Riverton City Council has approved both fireworks ...

CWC professors producing television crime drama; auditions set Thursday

Creators of Fremont County's upcoming crime drama envision a series that will challenge stereotypes, incite intrigue, and introduce more than one unique spin ...

UW pushes ahead on drive to improve teacher training

LARAMIE -- A University of Wyoming Board of Trustees initiative to boost the college into national prominence in teacher preparation continues to ...

Analyst says regs threaten coal, so state must focus on implementation

Proposed regulations present a tough challenge for Wyoming's coal economy, but the state could help its economy by pushing the federal government to implement ...

Digest

Early park visitation up
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has seen about 24 percent more visitors January through May of this year ...

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Flagger struck, killed by truck
ELK MOUNTAIN -- A flagger has been struck and killed by a truck in a construction zone on Interstate 80 in southern ...

Car windows likely hit by debris, not shots

LOVELAND, Colo. -- Officials investigating three roadside shootings in northern Colorado say shattered vehicle windows in the area are being reported more ...

Sage West Auxiliary members realized their organization was in peril in 2013 -- the same year the organization celebrated its 40th anniversary and received the ...

Commissioners quiz forest service man on new order for food storage

Public hearing Tuesday in Lander

Amid a rising number of dangerous and unwanted encounters between bears and humans, a proposed U.S. Forest Service ...

 
 

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