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Beet plant shut for inspection
LOVELL -- The Western Sugar Cooperative has shut down its sugar beet processing plant in Lovell while federal and state ...

Officials say statewide concussion policy apparently is working well

CHEYENNE -- New protocols for dealing with concussions suffered by student-athletes in junior and senior high school sports appear to be working well, but more ...

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming is publishing a new magazine dedicated to solving natural resource challenges in the West.
The first issue of Western ...

Great year in '13 for state's investments; income soars by more than $500 million

The State of Wyoming capitalized on last year's record-breaking year on Wall Street to bank hundreds of millions in profits on state investments.
The ...

Final defendant in parking lot robbery bound over

The third defendant arrested in connection with a mugging Nov. 10 in the Riverton Walmart's parking lot has been bound over to District Court. Curtis Oldman, ...

Three file for city council vacancies; Baker among them

The City of Riverton so far has received three letters of interest to fill city council vacancies in Wards 1 and 3.
As expected, one of them is from Lars ...

Texas man to be offered county ambulance director's position

Commissioners voted 4-1 to select Joseph Zillmer after an executive session Tuesday, with commission vice-chairwoman Keja Whiteman casting the lone contrary ...

Bode Miller and Uncle Todd

One is a skier, the other is a sandwich.

When it comes time for a sandwich, my family knows that I like an Uncle Todd.
It's nothing fancy. But it ...

Prosser leads Riverton wrestlers at 23-team Douglas tournament

Riverton Wolverine wrestler Reece Prosser brought home a third-place trophy in the highest individual finish Saturday for Riverton at the Shane Shatto Memorial ...

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Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, a page one cutline should have said the altered 1923 Chevy dragster belonged to John ...

Like it or not, Rodman is the American who has North Korea's earg age to 18

Dennis Rodman's unlikely basketball diplomacy to North Korea brings new meaning to the term "globetrotter."
Like the world-famous Harlem team, Mr. Rodman has ...

Lower legal drinking age to 18

Editor:
At the age of 18 we are being considered as adults. Being able to vote, go to war, purchase tobacco, get married, adopt a child, sign legal documents ...

Tuesday notes

Nature's blow dryer
There was very good reason to think the snow that fell in the first week of the year might stay on the ground for many weeks to ...

Park experts say 'biobullets' for bison not workable idea

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park administrators say shooting wild bison with vaccine-laced "biobullets" to prevent the spread of an animal disease ...

Lawmaker proposes firing squads for state executions

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming lawmaker is pushing to allow use of the firing squad to execute condemned state inmates if constitutional problems or other issues ever ...

The building is named for Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi.

LARAMIE -- Construction has begun in Laramie on a $50-million laboratory building for the ...

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Soldier killed in Afghanistan
CHEYENNE -- A member of the Wyoming Army National Guard has died while serving in Afghanistan.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle ...

Slide danger zone includes Togwotee Pass

The avalanche danger in western Wyoming is high because of strong winds and heavy snow.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center is warning against ...

Many improvement plans -- and more than half a million acres -- are affected by the delay, which has stretched for months.

A delay in a decision over ...

City gets good audit report; assets well ahead of liabilities

All financial operations for the City of Riverton received a passing grade in the annual audit summary from auditing firm Mader Tschacher Peterson & Co. ...

 
 

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