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Sex offender avoids prison in plea bargain

A judge Thursday morning gave a man what he described as a "lenient" sentence in line with a plea agreement with prosecutors for sexually abusing a minor ...

Even before Thursday storm, snowpack levels above average

Snowpack in the Wind River Basin continued to be above the 30-year average for the date, although fells slightly during the week following an increase as the ...

Man convicted of 2010 murder expected to be freed

After serving three years of a life sentence for first-degree murder, a Riverton man is expected to ...

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Deaths
BROWN
Gertrude Trudy Brown, 92, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Lander. Per her request, cremation has taken place, and a private family memorial ...

New warden at women's prison

LUSK -- Virginia Pullen has taken over as the new warden of the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk. She began the job last week.
Pullen is a 29-year veteran of the ...

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Second teen pleads guilty in killing
GREEN RIVER -- A second Rock Springs teen has pleaded guilty to killing a 17-year-old boy last year.
Jose Antonio ...

SEATTLE -- The federal Surface Transportation Board has decided that BNSF Railway can require coal shippers to use certain methods to reduce the amount of coal ...

Lawmakers pitch county on health insurance proposal

The legislators expressed concerns about the idea and also doubted that it would stand much chance of passage during the 20-day budget session early next ...

CWC planning full study of jobs and pay compared with compensation elsewhere

Employees at Central Wyoming College have voted to move forward with a comprehensive study of salaries and job classifications at the school.
The staff met ...

Charges reduced in Sinks Canyon shooting

Prosecutors have reached a new plea agreement in the case of a Jan. 31 shooting in Sinks Canyon. On Sept. 18, District Court Judge Marvin L. Tyler rejected the ...

The odd circumstance will leave two vacancies at the start of 2014.

While the Riverton City Council congratulated departing council member Eric ...

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Court to hear wolf delisting
CHEYENNE --A federal judge in Washington, D.C., is set to hear arguments from environmental groups challenging the U.S. ...

HELENA, Mont. --The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is two times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's supervolcano has the ...

Wyoming Association of Municipalities names new director

CASPER --The Wyoming Association of Municipalities has hired a new executive director.
The association has hired Shelley Simonton to succeed George Parks. He ...

Man sentenced in crash that killed teens

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. --A Wyoming judge on Monday sentenced a Cheyenne man to up to 60 years in prison for a fatal crash in January that killed two Scottsbluff, ...

False claim of assault leads to arrest of city man

A Riverton man was arrested Thursday after he called law enforcement to make a false claim about an assault.
Nathon Brewer, 39, of Riverton, reported the ...

Leasing, insurance rules sour CWC's Jackson housing deal

College administrators say they would have to rent every bed in every room for 12 months out of the year to keep from losing money.

Administrators at ...

WIHS planning vigil to mark shooting at sister high school in Colorado

Last week's fatal school shooting in Centennial, Colo., held special significance for students and staff at Wyoming Indian High School in Ethete.
For about ...

After third appeal, man serving life for murder now faces lesser charge

Gabriel Drennen was previously found guilty of murder for the shooting death of Leroy Hoster, 29, on May 2, 2010.

After his third appeal, a man who ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "High-value fire on Union Pass under probe; 'not suspicious,'" should have referred to the Dubois ...

 
 

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