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Decision to release Drennen from prison was 'outrageous'

Editor:
I simply could not believe my eyes when I saw that the Fremont County attorney was going to let Gabriel Drennen walk free. This man was convicted of ...

Low population has its perks

Stats don't lie: With more people come more problems

The latest U.S. Census figures are out, and once again Wyoming has the smallest population of ...

No grouse listing

New BLM guidelines testify to work group's effectiveness

An only-in-Wyoming scenario is playing out this winter as federal officials prepare to enact ...

Ammunition firm moving to Cheyenne due to gun laws

CHEYENNE -- One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of ...

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No fines for Wyoming spills in 2013
LARAMIE -- Oil and gas companies weren't fined for any spills in Wyoming last year.
There were more than 500 ...

CHEYENNE -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal felony charge of conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the United States. He also agreed ...

Despite its recent purchase by the company that opened western Wyoming's first new uranium mine in decades, the historic Lucky Mc property probably will not be ...

Riverton compressor station fire that injured worker investigated

The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the Christmas Day explosion at a compressor station south of Riverton.
David ...

Woman gets probation after plea change in Pitt meth ring

A Lander woman faces five years probation in connection with the Timothy Pitt methamphetamine bust.
During a pretrial hearing in December, Shene Springfield, ...

Robert A. 'Bob' Masson

Robert A. "Bob" Masson, of Lander, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following complications from a fall in his home.
Cremation ...

Gladys Hill and Sonny Duran, of Fort Washakie, are the parents of Chordlen Duran, the first baby of 2014 in Riverton. The 9-pound, 6-ounce boy was delivered at ...

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Births
TILLMAN
A daughter was born to Suzanna and Robert Tillman Sr., of Fort Washakie, at 8:20 a.m. Nov. 26, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

Detimore retiring from WyDOT after 39 years

Lander area maintenance supervisor Don Detimore is retiring Friday from the Wyoming Department of Transportation after more than 39 years of service.
Detimore ...

Cedars Health opens in Riverton

Predictions of Riverton having fewer doctors to care for its residents have proved true recently as more physicians leave their positions at area clinics. ...

Nutrition program actions insensitive to community

Editor:
The Cent$ible Nutrition Program, under the auspices of the University of Wyoming, is undergoing turbulent times.
A petition is being circulated ...

Another rate hike won't fix postal problems

Federal regulators approved Tuesday a two-year temporary price increase for first-class stamps. The charge will go to 49 cents per stamp on Jan. 26 to help the ...

I blame the Christmas fudge

The New Year brings with it enthusiasm and ambition--and the two traits combine to make me scrub obscure nooks and crannies throughout the house. The final, ...

The news to come

Much of it will come out of nowhere

Here is the first edition of The Ranger of 2014. With it comes an obvious question, a fascinating question, a ...

Matsen's top-10 races pace Wolverine swimmers at two meets in Laramie pool

Six Riverton High School swimmers competed in a pair of meets over the holiday break in Laramie.
The Wolverines participated Friday, Dec. 27, at the Laramie ...

Man charged in attack on officers; shots were fired

The U.S. Attorney's office has charged a man with assault on a federal officer for punching and driving into a Wind River Police Department vehicle on Dec. 23. ...

 
 

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