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Man shot by police gets three years probation

Officers say he failed to drop a gun during a standoff.

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The item was stolen from the Wyoming State Museum nearly a century ago.

CHEYENNE -- A World War I gas mask stolen from the Wyoming Capitol and missing ...

Bills to toughen poaching rules eyed by lawmakers

A legislative committee meets Tuesday in Thermopolis to work on the possible laws.

A Wyoming legislative committee is preparing to discuss two ...

Park to host variety of birds in education event Sunday

Sunset Park will be bursting with birds at 3 p.m. Sunday during Central Wyoming Aviary's first-ever Parrot Rescue Awareness Day.
"There will be little birds, ...

Carolyn Louise Anesi

Carolyn Louise Anesi died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. She was 88 years old.
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. ...

Around the fair: Aug. 1

- The hefty steer of Hannah Nicol, 16, of Fort Washakie, has been misbehaving quite a bit, most likely because of the heat, she said.
"On weigh day he got ...

Stacey Louis Swank

Stacey Louis Swank, of Riverton, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at his home. He was 46 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no services have been ...

A closer look into the insides of a squid awed the collective audience Thursday at the Fremont Center during the dissection demonstration at the Fremont County ...

Stone challenging Hornecker for county sheriff job

Mark Stone doesn't want to wait any longer to serve the citizens of Fremont County as sheriff.
He says he thought about running for election four years ago ...

Charles Robert Tucker

Charles Robert Tucker died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 94 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

Deland L. Robertson Jr.

Deland L. Robertson Jr. died of natural causes Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Mont. He was 41 years old.
Wake services will ...

Janet Louise Peck

Janet Louise Peck died after a lengthy illness Monday, July 21, 2014, in Casper. She was 54 years old.
Cremation has taken place. A service will be Saturday, ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "Federal criticism occupies much of Republican forum" should have said Jillian Balow is a candidate ...

Spectator's guide to jousting

Though a full-contact jousting tournament is set for Thursday in the Fremont County Fair's Grand Arena, few Wyomingites are familiar with the rules of the ...

UW president wants greater cooperation with energy industry

University of Wyoming president Richard C. McGinity of Crowheart wants the school to work more closely with the state mining industry during his time at the ...

Don't delay vaccination for measles

Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the ...

The many weapons of summer

From Popsicle sticks to water bottles, we got them all

August begins Friday, but it has already marked its approach with summery debris: Popsicle ...

Put Rails to Trails troublemakers in jail, not counseling sessions

Editor:
I live along the Rails to Trails path. My girlfriend and I used to walk on the trail until it became unsafe due to young juveniles who would challenge ...

Change at the top

Central Wyoming College is seeing it, and everyone is involved

One of several tests to prove the worth of any institution is how well it handles ...

Digest

Laramie to get 10-screen theater
LARAMIE --A developer plans to build a 10-screen movie theater, a sports bar and a retail building in eastern ...

 
 

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