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Judicial learning center to be built at state Supreme Court building

CHEYENNE -- Construction could begin as soon as January on a new Judicial Learning Center to be housed in the state's Supreme Court building in downtown ...

Big fundraising lead for Ceballos over Balow

CHEYENNE -- Democrat Mike Ceballos has raised about $100,000 more than Republican Jillian Balow in the state superintendent of public instruction ...

Allen tries for House seat as Goggles retires

Republican Wyoming House District 33 candidate Jim Allen has spent his life cooperating with fellow residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...

Seven vie for three school board seats

The District 25 field includes five first-time candidates and two incumbents.

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees in Riverton has ...

A project to improve the Riverton Branch Library's leaky roof has the green light to begin. Fremont County Commissioners approved hiring architects and ...

Authorities looking for missing Riverton man; foul play not suspected

Police are looking for a Riverton man who has been missing for about a week.
David Killsree, 36, of Riverton, was last seen the morning of Oct. 22 leaving ...

Case says recent cancer diagnosis may inform his view on Medicaid expansion

The Republican candidate is running for re-election in Wyoming Senate District 25.

A recent melanoma diagnosis has given state Sen. Cale Case, ...

No one was injured during a fire that destroyed a motor home Tuesday on Elkhorn Drive north of Riverton.
The vehicle owner said he had been winterizing his ...

Fewer grizzlies dying this year in Yellowstone area

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The number of threatened grizzly bears killed in and around Yellowstone National Park has dropped sharply as officials consider lifting ...

Election Matchup: Fremont County Commission, District 4

Independent incumbent Stephanie Kessler faces former Fremont County planning director Ray Price in the race for Fremont County Commission District 4, which ...

Workers can get time off to vote

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds employers that state law requires them to give employees one hour off to vote in the Nov. 4 general ...

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Deaths
LANDIS
Byron James Landis, 34, died Monday, Oct. 27, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A viewing will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the ...

Behold the pumpkin, plump harbinger of autumn, a bright-orange beacon for us all to blah blah blah, yada yada yada.
Look, I was going to write a nice story ...

Teton roads closing

MOOSE -- Two roads in Grand Teton National Park are set to close for the winter season this week. The length of the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake ...

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New power plant opens
CHEYENNE -- Power company officials on Tuesday marked the opening of a new gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne that replaces several ...

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Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Third murder suspect now held at state penitentiary" should have said the alleged murder weapon is ...

Suicide prevention program enters sixth year

The Eastern Shoshone Suicide Prevention group on the Wind River Indian Reservation recently was highlighted on the Indian Health Services website --ihs.gov ...

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Man hit, killed by SUV
CHEYENNE -- Authorities say a 25-year-old man was struck and killed by an SUV while he was helping a driver whose vehicle had ...

County tries to speed election data

CHEYENNE -- Elections officials in Cheyenne are hoping to speed elections returns after a clunky August primary.
Laramie County Clerk Debbye Lathrop said the ...

Endorsements stirring up race for state superintendent

A political group representing Wyoming teachers has withdrawn its endorsement of Republican candidate Jillian Balow for state superintendent of public ...

 
 

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