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A son was born to DaleRae Green, of Fort Washakie, at 9:06 p.m. Sept. 19, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

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Death in Riverton City Park ruled accidental

Toxicology results show Dana Eagle, 36, of Riverton, was intoxicated at the time of his December death in Riverton City Park.
The incident was ruled an ...

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Storm dumps snow, closes I-25
CHEYENNE -- A snowstorm dumped heavy snow and slickened roads and highways in Wyoming. One major highway was closed Friday ...

CHEYENNE -- Catholic organizations in Wyoming filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the birth-control coverage requirement in federal government's health ...

AG will ask high court to reconsider 'Hill Bill' ruling

Wyoming's Attorney General has decided to request a rehearing from the Wyoming Supreme Court on its recent ruling that a law redefining the duties of the state ...

Search is on for bodies of Uden victims; case officially open for now

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation officially is keeping the Gerald Uden case open while it searches for the bodies of his victims killed 33 years ...

Winter Carnival Crab Crack preps for big crowd Saturday

A new addition to this weekend's 11th Annual Crab Crack event aligns with the Wild West Winter Carnival theme for 2014: "Snuggling in the Snow."
Local ...

City council splits 3-2 on plan for sewer service in subdivision

A new agreement approved by the city of Riverton and property owners may help expand sanitary sewer service in the future to more than 50 residents off of ...

College decides to search nationwide for next president

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has decided to look both locally and nationwide for the school's next president.
The board met Wednesday in ...

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Clarifications
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "WRTA passenger numbers up; wreck reduces bus fleet by one" should have said the Wind River ...

Final defendant in Hudson homicides pleads guilty

Jude Blackburn will spend at least 20 years behind bars for his role in the 2011 murders.

The last defendant in the case of a 2011 double homicide in ...

If the existing design could be used for Riverton's new K-3 school, months of planning time and expense could be saved.

Riverton School District 25 ...

Hill worries state dragging its feet on restoring past duties

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said she is looking forward to returning to her post at the head of the Wyoming Department of Education, ...

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One dead, one hurt in wreck
GILLETTE -- Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured in a crash involving a pickup and a ...

Decapitated body stymies Park County cops

CHEYENNE -- The discovery of an unidentified murder victim's headless body nearly three weeks ago on a remote, dead-end dirt road in Wyoming has stymied ...

Former council member adds name to list for vacancy consideration

Betty Malicki has been added to the list for Ward 1, Riverton residents interested in filling the vacant Riverton city council seat this year.
Malicki is a ...

Decades of annual searching finally were rewarded Wednesday when Betty Faden found the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion.
The Riverton resident found the ...

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Births
DURAN
A son was born to Shanell LaRae Limpy, of Riverton, and Antonio Thomas Duran, of Arapahoe, at 7:44 a.m. Nov. 6, 2013, at Riverton ...

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Feed halted after factory death
The Western Sugar Cooperative is recalling 3,700 tons of animal feed distributed by a Lovell sugar beet factory where ...

Legislator Sue Wallis died Tuesday at 56

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming State Rep. Sue Wallis, a fiery debater known for sticking up for individual rights and the state's agricultural community, died Tuesday. She ...

 
 

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