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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 ...

UW vacancies may be filled by the end of this month

President Bob Sternberg reported that two finalists for vice president of administration will visit the Laramie campus this week.

LARAMIE (AP) -- ...

Escapee 'sightings' in county don't pan out

Several residents called law enforcement over the weekend to report seeing fugitive Kenneth Ward in Fremont County, but officials said none of the sightings ...

Month is rainy so far, but year still dry

Riverton has received twice as much precipitation this year compared to 2012, but local forecasters say the weather still hasn't been unusually wet by ...

Judge: Youngest Hudson suspect OK to stand trial as adult

A district court judge ruled that the youngest defendant in the Hudson homicides case can be tried as an adult, Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett ...

Tuesday notes

September in the rain
We're only halfway through the month, but anyone want to bet we've already had one of the half-dozen wettest Septembers in ...

RHS girls, Lander boys both second at Ethete XC

ETHETE -- The Riverton Wolverines and the Lander Valley High School Tigers did some good things Friday at the Wyoming Indian Invitational in Ethete.
Olivia ...

Shoshoni held to just 10 yards Frday in 36-0 loss to Lusk

Shoshoni took a taste of power football Friday night at Jerry Fulmer Stadium in Lusk as the home-standing Niobrara County Tigers dominated every aspect of the ...

Lander is 0-2 on the football season heading into this Friday's home opener vs. Jackson.

Star Valley chalked up 469 total yards of offense in a 36-0 ...

Riverton boys take third on Sheridan golf course

The string of victories came to an end for the Riverton Wolverines on the golf course Friday at the Sheridan Invitational.
The Wolverines finished third in ...

Wyoming cruises past Northern Colorado

LARAMIE -- Brett Smith passed for 264 yards and a touchdown, Shaun Wick rushed for two TDs and the Wyoming defense returned two interceptions for scores as the ...

Wolverines break 12-year losing streak vs. GR

Riverton got three defensive scores in Friday's 41-20 victory.

The Riverton Wolverines took advantage of the speed and power of their rushing attack ...

Dubois pummels Farson 77-23

Sterling Baker has had some great games for the Dubois Rams over the course of his four-year career but perhaps none better than Friday's five touchdown ...

Lesson to all in inmate's change of plans; someone is watching

Editor:
I got a real kick reading about the escaped inmate in Casper who has now been on the loose for two weeks compared to the escape want to be at the ...

The pendulum of the mind

As the wise man said, it swings not between right and wrong, but between sense and nonsense.

The lectures were a bit dry and the reading even more ...

Following lawsuit, BLM wants comment on wild horse policies

A federal judge approved a consent decree, which outlines specific wild horse management analyses the BLM must perform.

RAWLINS -- The Bureau of ...

 
 

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