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A son was born to Audrelia Jenkins of Lander and Shaw Whiteman of Lander at 9:57 a.m. Jan. 8, ...

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A daughter was born to Rayna Oldman of St. Stephens and Bradlee Wadda of Ft. Washakie at 1:06 ...

If you have been binging on rich and creamy desserts for the past month and cannot suppress your sweet-tooth cravings, at least cut the fat some.
Low-fat ...

Wyoming digest

Life sentence in meth case
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper man convicted of distributing methamphetamine throughout Wyoming has been sentenced to life in ...

Bill would let state seize drug money, other assets

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some lawmakers are pushing again to try to require the state to secure criminal convictions in forfeiture cases that take cash and other assets ...

The refuge has an estimated 845 pounds of forage per acre, well above the 300 pounds considered necessary.

JACKSON (AP) -- A biologist says the ...

Case has recurrence of cancer; new treatment starts Thursday

State Sen. Cale Case is experiencing a recurrence of cancer and will begin treatment on Thursday.
The Lander Republican said he expects to serve as usual in ...

Coroner seeks responsible party for unclaimed body at morgue

The Fremont County Coroner is seeking a claimant for the body of Phyllis C. Homan, 69, of Riverton, who was found dead Jan. 6 in the 400 block of North Seventh ...

Many at Tuesday town hall spoke against idea

Fremont County commissioners had considered voting to privatize local emergency management services ...

District 25 plans all-K school, new pre-K setup

Fremont County School District 25 wants to reconfigure elementary schools to create a separate school for students kindergarten-age and younger.
In addition ...

Part of S. 5th E. closed early Wednesday

South Fifth East in downtown Riverton is scheduled to be closed Wednesday, Jan. 13, from Main to the post office alley from 7-9 a.m. while cranes occupy the ...

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Corrections

On page A-4 of the Sunday Ranger, the story "Smith exhibit open at CWC" should have said a reception and ...

Insurance deadline stretched to Jan. 31

Wyoming does not have its own state health exchange, relying instead on the U.S. government to administer enrollment for residents online at ...

Keeping kids healthy during long winter doesn't have to be a drag

Winter is a time when parents may be challenged to occupy their children in ways that are more stimulating than simply having them watch television and play ...

Arch coal bankrupt; no changes in jobs, mines in state for now

The beginning of bankruptcy proceedings for the nation's second-biggest coal company cast another dark cloud over the economy of Wyoming and other states in ...

Rough quarter for energy sector; state says 4,000 jobs lost in prior 12 months

Wyoming's energy extraction sector took a beating in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to the continued drop in global oil and natural gas prices.
That's ...

Recreation path support group suggested for city; routes are deteriorating

Anyone interested in the maintenance of recreation paths in Riverton could soon find an outlet to channel their assistance.
Engineering consultant James ...

Workers spent much of the day Monday removing a vehicle that had fallen through the ice over the weekend at Boysen Reservoir.
No one was injured in the ...

Frosty blanket result of perfect weather combo; will vanish soon

Hoar frost permeated the Riverton Valley over the weekend, a mirror of the same sparkling coat the area received last year in early winter.
Hoar frost refers ...

Judge won't halt sentence to save military pension

Army National Guard Lt. Timothy Wells was convicted in October of sexual exploitation of a child and other charges.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal ...

 
 

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