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State Senate vacancy filled
DOUGLAS -- Douglas-area rancher Brian Boner has been appointed to replace Sen. Jim Anderson of Glenrock in The 30-year-old ...

Teen driver won't be charged in man's death

The collision with a motor vehicle that killed a pedestrian in September was not the fault of the driver involved, and his office will not prosecute him, ...

Seventh-grader qualifies for national science fair

Sean White has earned first place twice at the state science fair.

Wind River Middle School seventh-grader Sean White recently earned first place in ...

Change can be a struggle for some people --especially when it comes to food consumption --but Wyoming education officials say updated dietary guidelines for ...

The way it was: Tractor school -- 1930

Many a farmer dreamed of acquiring a tractor to improve efficiency, but even if your could manage to get one, learning to use it properly was easier said than ...

Price break at pump welcomed by consumers

Sixth in a series

The drop in oil prices is bringing smiles to many motorists when they pump fuel at gasoline stations.
In Riverton, the lowest ...

Jury duty scam using officer names

The Lander Police Department says Fremont County residents are being targeted in a phone scam regarding jury duty.
According to LPD public information officer ...

Survey shows general satisfaction on roads

Among the results, 85 percent of the respondents agreed the state's highways and interstates usually permit travel with only minimal delays.

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Digest

Man pleads guilty to child abuse
RAWLINS --A Rawlins man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of child abuse involving a 13-month-old ...

State passes on purchase of Chief Washakie art

Gov. Matt Mead said the state will not purchase a series of paintings depicting the life of Chief Washakie for display at the Capitol after the building ...

Lander man pleads not guilty in sexual abuse of two teens

Patric Tobyas Lauderdale could serve up to 35 years in prison if convicted.

A Lander man charged with sexually abusing two teenagers pleaded not ...

State jobless rate falls to 4 percent

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent in January.
The jobless rate is down from 4.2 percent in December and down from the 4.3 percent ...

Jury convicts teen of aiding in fatal attack on jail guard

Prosecutors say he taught another teen how to strangle Amanda Baker.

GERING, Neb. --A jury has convicted a 17-year-old boy of helping to plot a fatal ...

Game and Fish gathering public input on draft hunting seasons

Wyoming Game and Fish is gathering input on draft hunt seasons for the fall. The biggest proposed change is lifting antler-point restrictions in several ...

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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