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The allure of chrome and fins

I still have a soft spot for my 1963 Travelall -- at 5 mpg
If you like old cars, there is only one place on Earth you want to be next week.
Pierce, ...

Farmers market is fun; city park move is worth a try

Editor:
I can't disagree with the letter from Margaret Harless of Riverton about the advantages of the farmers market in Riverton.
I have attended the one ...

All eyes

False positives on sightings of escapee are reasonable price to pay for vigilance

The power of suggestion is no small thing.
Proof can be found in ...

State, drilling giant joining forces on new grouse regs

CHEYENNE (AP) -- As Wyoming's oil boom continues to encroach on areas populated by sage grouse, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has been working with a ...

Judge nixes plea bargain in Sinks Canyon shooting

A judge has rejected the plea agreement for a man accused of shooting at three young adults in a case of road rage at a Sept. 18 hearing.
The move came after ...

Fierce weather whips valley

Another half inch of rain fell in some areas, adding to an already-wet September.

National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Lipson counted eight ...

Goal gasification plant clears big permitting step

GILLETTE (AP) -- After three years of work invested into bringing an underground coal gasification project to Wyoming, Linc Energy has reached a milestone in ...

Digest

New school facilities chief named
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Bill Panos as the new director of the Wyoming School Facilities ...

Escape try goes from bad to worse for suspect

Already handcuffed and in the back of a running squad car, a Lander man worsened his situation by climbing into the front of the Riverton Police Department ...

Four Central Wyoming College Rustlers locked down spots to advance into the championship round of the Rustler Roundup at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. ...

Rec funding in Wyoming is not equitable; not fair

Wyoming's model for funding public recreation districts is all about geography and you only need to look in Fremont County to understand that, as far as ...

Today

Deaths

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Geboe Day died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 53.
Traditional services ...

Anti-DUI campaign launched statewide; ads began Monday

(AP) -- A new statewide advertising campaign against drunken driving takes aim at the culture of drinking and driving in Wyoming.
The radio, television and ...

Louise Antonie Urbanek

Louise Antonie Urbanek, the mother of Lander resident Leo Urbanek, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington. She was 95 years ...

Margaret Ann Gish

Margaret Ann Gish of Casper died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at age 87.
She was born to parents Nick and Sarah Haverlock on Sept. 16, 1925, in the ...

Black Hills wants to decommission 2 power plants

q The company determined it was more cost effective to retire and decommission the plants than to comply with the EPA regulations.

GILLETTE (AP) -- Black ...

Learning under the same roof

CWC's health/sci center brings nursing, science students together

Central Wyoming College nursing instructor Debbie McClure said it's been refreshing ...

The Ranger's special edition on the new facility is published Wednesday.
Students and faculty returning to Central Wyoming College this year have a lot ...

Wyoming digest

Beer tax bill fails committee vote
BUFFALO (AP) -- A proposal to increase Wyoming's tax on beer has failed to gain support from an interim legislative ...

State workers might have to pay more to retirement

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Concerned about the solvency of Wyoming's public employee pension fund, lawmakers are looking at requiring state workers to contribute more ...

 
 

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