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Beer-tax bill failed in House, but support grew

Last year it got just two votes; this year it had 20.

The Wyoming House bill to increase the state malt beverage tax from 2 cents per gallon to 17 ...

The day after he graduated from Riverton High School in 1989, Michael Conner left Fremont County to join the U.S. Navy.
"I realized I wasn't a very mature guy ...

Children's museum in Riverton moves ahead; opening this year planned for downtown building

Plans are moving again to create the Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science in Riverton.
Organizers intend to open the new center ...

All 10 in wrecked SUV on Togwotee related; two killed

Wintry mountain crash tests response capabilities

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has released more information about the 10 other people involved in a ...

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Corrections
In the Feb. 25 Ranger, the page five story "Therapists offering free help to veterans," should have said that local realtor Richard Emond ...

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Dead airman identified
F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE -- The man found dead at F.E. Warren Air Force Base has been identified as 21-year-old Airman 1st ...

Session adjourns with $3.3 billion budget in place

CHEYENNE -- Senior Republican lawmakers and Gov. Matt Mead said the legislative session that wrapped up Thursday leaves Wyoming well-positioned both to meet the ...

Hill will try to return to WDE Monday

Gov. Matt Mead said it would create "unneccesary chaos."

CHEYENNE -- Saying she has waited long enough, state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill vowed ...

Legislators split on how to proceed on Hill matter

State Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton, believes Senate File 106 would have passed the Wyoming House of Representatives if it had been introduced by the deadline ...

Verosky to be principal at planned K-3 Riverton school

Aspen Park Elementary School Andrea Verosky has been named the new principal for the new K-3 school expected to be built at 1200 W. Monroe Ave. in Riverton in ...

Bruce sentenced to 4-10 years for Laster's death

Weighing a defendant's intentions against the outcome of his actions led a judge to sentence Shey Elan Bruce on Thursday to four to 10 years in prison for ...

Four-year-old, grandmother dead in wreck; SUV had 10 people inside

An Idaho 4-year-old and her grandmother died Thursday afternoon in a collision involving two vehicles and 12 people near Togwotee Pass.
The incident took ...

Goggles says he won't run again

Following the adjournment of this year's Wyoming Legislature on Thursday, Rep. Patrick Goggles, D-Ethete announced Friday his decision not to run for ...

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Births
C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox and Norman C'Hair, of Riverton, at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 11 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

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Airman found dead at base
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of an airman at F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
Base officials said the ...

Education panel to pick up Hill probe

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill to allow the state game and fish department to shift some of its costs away from sportsmen.
The measure Mead ...

Four couples file suit in state seeking permission for same-sex marriage

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples and a gay rights advocacy group sued Gov. Matt Mead and other officials Wednesday in an attempt to get Wyoming to recognize gay ...

Governor signs budget bill; Friday adjournment set

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed the $3.3-billion budget bill that will cover state funding for the coming two years.
Mead made only minor line-item ...

Appointed clerk of court to run as GOP

Kristi H. Green is hopes voters will pick her to stay Fremont County's Clerk of District Court, the office she was appointed to in May. Green announced her ...

 
 

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