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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 ...

Take a moment to enjoy the beauty of our state during the holiday break

Most of us know, but we often take it for granted, that our state, the great state of Wyoming, is among the most beautiful places in the world. The diversity ...

UW drops game at DU

Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a career-high 38 points and added a season-high 12 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped ...

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

Windsor meat company expands product recall

WINDSOR, Colo. --A Windsor meat company is expanding a recall of meat and poultry that was produced in unsanitary conditions.
The U.S. Agriculture Department ...

Kerry walks the diplomacy high wire

His success has been limited so far, but he's willing to take risks -- and he's not even a year into the job.

Has John F. Kerry turned into the ...

Wyoming legislator wants a new health insurance option

CHEYENNE --A senior Wyoming state lawmaker announced Monday he will push to change state law to allow people who are losing health care coverage that doesn't ...

Funding for more public transportation 'very unlikely'

Editor:
I read the letter from the young man I take to be an exchange student of some kind from Germany. He talked about having more public transportation. ...

WIHS girls win two games this weekend, looking forward to classic with Wind River

A lot of questions were answered this weekend for the Lady Chiefs of Wyoming Indian.
The team swept the Billings Tournament after a Thursday evening loss to ...

Two Tigers named 'best of best' during Brave Brawls during Brave Brawls

Two Lander Valley High School Tigers won "Best of the Best" wrestling titles on Saturday at the Brave Brawls in Afton.
Kyle Carey won his championship at 120 ...

Sage grouse critics say feds are closed-minded

ELKO, Nev. --An ex-state lawmaker and longtime critic of U.S. land managers says he's convinced the feds have already made up their mind to list the Greater ...

Chiefs start season with success at two-day Billings tournament

Wyoming Indian boys' basketball remains unbeaten and unchallenged after a three-day opening weekend series.
The Chiefs blew past Lovell 71-39 on the road ...

Stanley Wayne Bain

Stanley Wayne Bain, of Hudson, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. He was 64 years old.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Veterans of ...

Dalton 'Tex' Loudermilk

Dalton "Tex" Loudermilk, of Pavillion, went to that "great range in the sky" Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. He was 67 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken ...

Marjorie J. Nichols

Marjorie J. Nichols, of Riverton, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at her son's home in Basin after a short fight with leukemia. She was 81 years old.
Per her ...

 
 

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