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Scaffolding on the dome

Does it signal something for the new Congress convening this week?

Is it illustrative in some way that the U.S. Capitol dome is encased in ...

Trial set for teenager charged in hospital crash

CASPER -- A judge has set a trial date for a girl accused of using inhalants before she crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, killing her two ...

Jewell orders fire strategy that protects grouse

BOISE, Idaho -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country, ...

Three employees cited after RPD 'sting' operation

Employees at three Riverton businesses were cited Dec. 29 for selling tobacco to a minor.
The employees were subjects of a "sting" operation conducted by the ...

Riverton mayor, council members take oath of office

It was an emotional meeting Tuesday night for the Riverton City Council as Ron Warpness handed over his mayor seat to Lars Baker after he took the oath of ...

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Phyllis Prigmore Boardman, 89, of Dubois, died Sunday, Dec. 28, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Per her request, ...

January Outside

Outdoors Calendar
E-mail eric@dailyranger.com with outdoors events.

Jan. 1 Resident and non-resident hunting-license application period ...

Hybrid duck reports help research

CASPER -- Hunters bagging a hybrid duck can help waterfowl research by donating the duck or even just a tissue sample.
Hunters who think they may have bagged ...

Participants can hone hiking, study sailing with NOLS scholarships

More than $25,000 in scholarship money is available to local residents interested in taking a course with the National Outdoor Leadership School this year.
A ...

Shoshone Forest plan solidifies

No cycling in the Dunoir and no recommendations for a wilderness designation.
These are just two of many instructions officials offered in response to ...

Griffin Leemon and Tucker Russell have posted some blazing swim times for the Lander Valley High School Tigers in the Class 3-A division.
In the 50-yard ...

In the first eight games, Shoshoni's Gary Medicine Cloud is No. 1 in scoring at 14.9 points per game. Triston Parrish is a close second, putting in 13.1. ...

Knowing just the right people

Cronyism and nepotism is a good way to earn the public's distrust.

It was the talk of the technology boom of the late 1980s and early 90s and was ...

As reservation facilities grow, improvement a top priority for utilities

Improvements for residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation remain a high priority for agencies in Fremont County.
The Wyoming Legislature's Select ...

State exhibition to include work of five county artists

The works of 48 Wyoming artists will be included in the 2015 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition and Sale.
Now in its 15th year, the juried exhibition will be ...

Grand jury vs. preliminary hearing: Lawyers say state system has benefits

Each proceeding serves the same purpose, but it is accomplished in different ways.

Grand juries have stirred up controversy in other states recently, ...

Wyoming and Montana both see benefits in water decision

CHEYENNE -- A senior lawyer with the Montana Attorney General's Office said he sees areas of victory for the state in a hearing officer's recommendation this ...

Riverton's snowfall totals were trumped by Lander's over the past few days, with up to 13 inches on the ground in the Fremont County seat.
By comparison, ...

Arch Coal's teacher award nominations due Monday

The nomination phase of the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Program is quickly coming to an end.
"Nominations close Jan. 5, 2015," said Greg Schafer, ...

The Lander Tigers and Riverton Wolverines renewed their annual cross-county basketball rivalry 21 years ago this week with a pair of entertaining contests -- ...

 
 

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