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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 ...

Two judges voted against Tuesday's Wyoming Supreme Court ruling that a law redefining the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction is ...

WRTA passenger numbers up; wreck reduces bus fleet by one

Wind River Transportation Authority officials say bus ridership saw an increase in December.
Transportation manager Benjamin Eastmond reported a 45 percent ...

Districts OK 'wash' plan to pay for dual-enrollment services with college

Both Fort Washakie and Lander have adopted the model under which school districts are reimbursed for their expenses.

The Fremont County School Board ...

Warpness garners support for tax hike on beer purchases

Before the Wyoming Legislature convenes in February, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness is giving an extra push to his state beer tax proposal.
Warpness updated ...

Riverton, Lander health care facilities to merge

In order to keep roughly 100 years of combined service in the county, Western Family Care of Riverton and Lander Medical Clinic of Lander are ...

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No contest plea in driver's death
GILLETTE -- A 29-year-old man accused of hitting and killing a tow truck driver on Interstate 90 has pleaded no ...

Decapitated man died by gunshot, sheriff says

CODY -- Authorities say a man whose decapitated body was found in a remote area of northwestern Wyoming died of multiple gunshot wounds.
The Park County ...

BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal Transportation Department officials have agreed to announce Essential Air Service contracts for North Dakota communities this week, ...

Judge delays murder trial for Alice Uden

A judge has postponed the trial of Alice Uden, wife of confessed triple-murderer Gerald Uden, who killed three Riverton residents in 1980.
Alice Uden is ...

Gov. Matt Mead has committed another $400,000 to provide water for Pavillion-area landowners affected by bad groundwater and receiving a cistern from a state ...

Field grows to five for council vacancies; deadline noon Friday

With three days remaining for Riverton residents to be considered for one of two Riverton City Council vacancies, a fifth person has entered the field.
Two ...

The state superintendent is expected to resume immediately the duties stripped from her position last year.

The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Tuesday ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "County won't take more action on Bennett in Drennen's case" should have said Leroy Hoster was ...

 
 

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