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Hill: Latest salvo by Legislature a 'smear campaign'

CHEYENNE -- The special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released its final report on Wednesday, formally rebuking ...

CHEYENNE -- For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of ...

Man charged in child abduction

The suspect is jailed in Lander on a $250,000 cash bond.

Prosecutors have charged a Riverton man with kidnapping for the abduction of 9-year-old girl ...

Accused Sinks Canyon vandals waive hearings

Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Denhardt transferred their cases to District Court on July 16.

Three defendants in a string of capers in Sinks Canyon ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney (Part two)

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed their views on sentencing, the Environmental ...

Commercial parking in downtown lot concerns city officials

Riverton city officials are weighing potential changes to parking regulations at the public lot on Fremont Avenue and Broadway.
The lot is not regulated at ...

Ice cream contest offering prizes for participants

The winner will receive a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop.

The Ranger newspaper is offering a nickel-plated, engraved ice cream scoop as the ...

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Births
SOUNDINGSIDES
A son was born to Claire M. SoundingSides of Ethete at 8:12 a.m. May 10 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed 7 ...

A tapas party

It's no wonder Michael Chiarello's flirtatious Coqueta has been such a hit on San Francisco's waterfront. Tapas, gintonics and glorious water views are a ...

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Probation in triple fatal
GREELEY, Colo. -- A 23-year-old Wyoming man who was involved in a crash in northern Colorado that killed two siblings and an ...

Boaters reminded of inspection program for invasive mussels

JACKSON -- Wildlife officials are reminding boaters of a program aimed at keeping harmful invasive species like zebra and quagga mussels out of Wyoming ...

State providing safety training to schools in fall

CHEYENNE -- The state plans to provide special training this fall to help local school districts prevent the type of school shootings that have occurred in ...

GOP candidates set to appear at county forums

Republican office-seekers will appear at upcoming GOP candidate forums.
Dates include:
- 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lander Valley High School
- 7 ...

Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states

WASHINGTON -- The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Plains and Rocky Mountain states, thanks to oil and natural gas --lots ...

Person of interest in abduction in custody on unrelated charges

David Wayne Brock, 22, of Riverton, was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay fines.

A person of interest in the weekend abduction of a 9-year-old ...

Second CWC board member declines to run for re-election

Another member of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has decided not to run for re-election this year.
During a board meeting this month, Scott ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Attorney

Both candidates in the closely watched Fremont County Attorney race, Michael Bennett and Pat LeBrun, addressed the county attorney's role in social issues ...

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Deaths
EELLS
Loretta May Eells, 86, of Riverton, died after a short illness Saturday, July 19, surrounded by family at Help for Health Hospice Home. A ...

Time to register for Wyoming's Biggest Loser RunWalk

Wyoming's First Lady is encouraging state residents to register for the upcoming Biggest Loser RunWalk event planned for Aug. 17 in Casper.
"When parents and ...

Digest

Enzi tops in campaign funds
Incumbent Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi is the top fundraiser among congressional candidates in the state in the most recent ...

 
 

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