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By Maxie Frericks For The Ranger
Nov 16, 2017

Fremont County School District 21's new schools are up and running, christened with a grand-opening ceremony this month. "The school was a $59.5 million ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 16, 2017

Capt. Karl Falken, a public affairs officer in the U.S. Air Service's Civil Air Patrol, is forming a squadron of the Civil Air Patrol in Riverton. Falken has ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Nov 16, 2017

The Riverton City Council gave third and final approval Tuesday to a new mixed-use, planned unit development ordinance that allows commercial, industrial and ...

 

From wire reports
Nov 15, 2017

CHEYENNE (WNE) - The race for governor in Wyoming next year could have quite a primary contest brewing on the Republican side of the aisle.The latest name to ...

From wire reports
Nov 15, 2017

Schools bill could cut $16M, add computer sci (WNE) -- Preparing to swing the budget ax on public schools for the second year in a row, a legislative ...

From wire reports
Nov 15, 2017

CODY (WNE) -- Predicting the future of western forests, which are under increasing assault from various forces, presents a challenge. "Uncertainty may mean ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

One adult who was displaced by a house fire Monday near Kinnear is receiving assistance from the Red Cross of Wyoming. The incident took place at about 1:45 ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Nov 15, 2017

Riverton police responded Wednesday morning to this two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Major Avenue and West Sunset Dr., near Riverton Middle School. ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

Secretary of State Ed Murray announced Monday he has established a task force to "explore the type of election equipment needed in Wyoming and the means of ...


Photos by Claire Peart
Nov 15, 2017

Jenni Wildcat was administerd the oath of office by School District 25 board attorney Joel Vincent before Tuesday night's meeting. She was appointed to fill a ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

'Visible impact,' Snyder predicts Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton is taking steps to cut the overall square footage of buildings it owns, hoping ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

The Wyoming Department of Health believes six cases of gastrointestinal illness discovered this month in Lander are connected. A source of the outbreak, ...


From wire reports
Nov 14, 2017

CHEYENNE (WNE) - U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, a Wyoming Republican, said Monday that Alabama candidate for U.S. Senate Roy Moore should step aside ...

From wire reports
Nov 14, 2017

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) -- U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., says he and his Senate colleagues are working hard to get the Republican tax reform bill passed by the end of ...

From wire reports
Nov 14, 2017

Economy's snapshot improved (WNE) -- Wyoming's economy is now performing better than it was during the energy bust, but it has yet to catch up with the ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Nov 14, 2017

Indoor sprinkler systems are associated most-often with business buildings, but local fire safety leaders say residential sprinklers are recommended as well -- ...

From staff reports
Nov 14, 2017

About a dozen volunteers from the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps arrived in Fremont County last week to begin offering services to local ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2017

Local organizers have taken another step on the path to creating a splash pad at Riverton City Park. The city published a request for qualifications for ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 14, 2017

Investigators from the Wyoming Department of Health were in Fremont County last week looking into a local outbreak of gastrointestinal illness. In a press ...

From wire reports
Nov 12, 2017

More meetings might be streamed CHEYENNE (WNE) - In the 10 or 11 months Wyoming lawmakers aren't in session here, it can be difficult to keep up with their ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

CHEYENNE (WNE) - Some students and staff at Cheyenne's South High are putting extra work into honoring the community's veterans. Senior Taryn Harsy, with art ...


From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

Four Riverton High School students were getting the week before Thanksgiving off 50 years ago this week. They were headed to Miami for the bi-annual National ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

Each year, Fremont County Weed and Pest hires about 30 seasonal field workers and office staff for the summer. This year, FCWP named Kevin Green and Miles ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

Lander Middle Schoolers are turning an area of reclaimed mining land into good habitat for animals such as mule deer and greater sage-grouse this week. The ...


From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

Ra'el Ireland Trosper, a 16 year old, junior at Wyoming Indian High School was the awarded the Honorary Cowboy Award for 2017. The Honorary Cowboy Act began ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2017

A national animal welfare organization has recognized University of Wyoming researchers for their efforts to study sage grouse using noninvasive methods. The ...

By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017

An unexpected e-mail from a total stranger brought history to life for a Lander woman in a fascinating way beginning four years ago. Paula McCormick's ...

 

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