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Seniors, you'll probably see higher Medicare premiums and deductibles in '16

The last couple of weeks have brought unexpected and unwelcome news to millions of seniors and disabled people on Medicare. Their already high out-of-pocket ...

Hearing set for missile building

CHEYENNE (AP) -- State officials are holding a public meeting in Cheyenne to discuss their agreement with the U.S. Air Force as part of a plan to turn a Cold ...

UW enrollment down overall, but main campus count strong

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Overall enrollment at the University of Wyoming has dropped by nearly 100 students this fall, but more students are on the Laramie campus ...

Death penalty expert sought in case of teen who killed two

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Defense attorneys representing a Wyoming man charged with murdering a Montana couple on the Crow Indian Reservation are seeking the help ...

Digest

Park County: Delist bears soon
CODY (AP) -- The Park County Commission in northern Wyoming has passed a resolution urging the federal government to ...

Eastern Shoshone Business Council members suspended by tribal vote

All five members of the Eastern Shoshone Business Council were suspended this month in a decision by the tribe's General Council.
Darwin St. Clair Jr., Clint ...

Local officials believe they have arrested the person responsible for a robbery at gunpoint last week at a gas station in Riverton.
No one was injured in the ...

State revenues to plunge $600M, says CREG; in anticipated report

Wyoming's school funding could face an additional shortfall of over $700 million in the two-year funding cycle that starts next summer.

Wyoming ...

A mural-sized reproduction of a painting by Riverton artist Jon Cox waited for installers to hang it on the east wall of The Ranger building Saturday afternoon ...

Riverton boy loses life in one-vehicle rollover Oct. 24 near Green River

Officials said the vehicle was northbound when it drifted off of the highway to the east, then rolled after an overcorrection.


A 9-year-old ...

Highway striping was scheduled to begin Wednesday on the road construction project south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789.
Prime contractor LeGrand Johnson ...

Individual pacing sets new alternative high school apart

It's only October, but the first graduates of Riverton's new alternative high school, ...

Empty Bowl fundraiser benefits Center of Hope Shelter, 5:30 p.m. Thursday

The event allows guests to enjoy a simple dinner to emulate meals one might have at a soup kitchen.

Volunteers of America will hold its annual Empty ...

Fishing, boating, beaches and camping at Boysen State Park brought in 115,000 visitors last year - enough to be ranked the seventh-busiest state park in ...

County ambulance service talks continue with private helicopter firm

There is no set timeline for the discussions or for when a decision on privatization of county services will be reached.

Negotiations with Guardian ...

Panel rejects bill challenging climate plan

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A legislative panel has rejected a proposal that would have required approval by the Legislature or a final court decision before Wyoming could ...

Airport on pace for fewer than 5,000 boardings this year

Figure topped 12,000 just two years ago

With just over two months left in the year, Riverton Regional Airport is not expected to hit even half the ...

Red Cross seeks volunteers for disaster preparedness

The American Red Cross of Wyoming is seeking volunteers in Fremont County to assist with disaster relief, preparedness activities and support of armed forces. ...

Climate-change workshop Tuesday night at Riverton Branch Community Room

Linda Olinger leads a workshop on climate change at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Riverton Branch Library Community room, 1330 W Park Ave.
The ...

October a good time to prep for winter driving conditions, NWS official says

Vehicles should be equipped with an emergency supply kit complete with non-perishable food, water, essential medications, a flashlight and a First Aid kit. ...

 
 

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