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Archaeological society offering scholarships

The Wyoming Archaeological Society is offering the David Reiss Memorial Community College Scholarship to community college second semester freshmen or ...

February Outside

OUTDOORS CALENDAR
E-mail eric@dailyranger.com with outdoors events.
- Feb. 3 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meet and Greet mushers of International Pedigree ...

Oil decline

State worries over revenue loss amid price drop, but some benefits seen as well

Part 1 in a series

Falling oil prices are a growing concern ...

Digest

Government sells Teapot Dome
CHEYENNE -- A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that ...

Savings accounts out of Medicaid bill

The amendment would have established accounts that Medicaid enrollees could use to make their co-payments.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's Medicaid expansion ...

Today

Births
HAMM
A son was born to Jandra Peasley of Shoshoni at 7:28 p.m. Jan. 19, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 5 pounds, ...

Brock wants plea changed to mental deficiency; he will undergo evaluation

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a young girl has indicated he would use a defense of not guilty by reason of mental illness or ...

Lantern release Friday night a new Winter Carnival event

A new event will light up the night sky above Riverton as Wild West Winter Carnival festivities continue this weekend.
A lighted lantern release takes place ...

Five dogs perished in Elder Lane fire

The family living in the house was absent when the blaze started.

Authorities confirm that five dogs were killed in a structure fire that destroyed a ...

Value-added minerals bill passes House; 40-20 vote

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a bill that would create a program in which the state partners with private businesses to convert ...

Tough child-abuse penalties focus of House legislation

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee has moved ahead a bill that would double the maximum prison sentence for some child abusers.
The House Judiciary ...

State to feds: Thin out wild horses

CHEYENNE -- The state House Agriculture Committee has endorsed a resolution calling on Congress to address the overpopulation of wild horses in Wyoming and ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 13th day of the 2015 General Session:
URANIUM: The House for the second time voted to approve a bill ...

Guns-in-school bill clears its second vote with no debate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns into most public places, including schools has cleared its first two ...

Digest

Child killed in border wreck
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A child is dead after a rollover crash on Interstate 25 near the Colorado-Wyoming border.
The crash ...

Today

Births
GUINA-WHITEMAN
A daughter was born to Inez Whiteman of Ethete and Manfred Guina of Fort Washakie at 10:28 p.m. Jan. 8, 2015, at SageWest Health ...

Digest

Bill would ban powder alcohol
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill that would make it illegal to use, buy or sell powdered alcohol in the ...

Pioneering lawmaker Liz Byrd dead at 88

CHEYENNE -- Harriett Elizabeth "Liz" Byrd, the first African-American woman to serve in the Wyoming Legislature, has died at age 88.
Her son, Rep. Jim Byrd of ...

Bill allowing concealed guns in schools, colleges clears next hurdle

CHEYENNE -- The House Judiciary Committee endorsed a bill Wednesday that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds ...

WWWC Medallion found on rural road

Not ready to give up quite yet in their search for the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion on Wednesday, Nic Watts and Dustyn Bartlett of Riverton set out ...

 
 

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