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Poor snow limits park snowmobiling

Unusually warm weather this month is to blame.

JACKSON -- Snowmobiles and metal-tracked vehicles are being prohibited between West Yellowstone and Old ...

Judge denies Eaton's request to block death penalty hearing

The former Riverton resident was convicted of murder in 2004.

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge won't block the Casper district attorney from once again ...

Man settles lawsuit against Shoshoni officials over 2012 arrest

A Shoshoni man recently settled his lawsuit with town officials after claiming police tased and arrested him without reason in 2012.
Details of the settlement ...

Groups working to bring safe ride system to city

Local groups want to bring safe rides to Riverton residents who are under the influence of alcohol.
Injury Prevention Resources executive director Noel ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 25th day of the 2015 General Session:
VOTING RIGHTS: The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill ...

CWC leader joins others in support of bill that recalibrates funding for colleges

Wyoming's community college presidents sent a letter to legislators this week in support of a bill that originally was intended to recalibrate funding for ...

Lander Art Center debuting new space at open house

The facility has a 2,000- square-foot open floor plan that will function as a second classroom for the organization.

The Lander Art Center will host ...

Today

Births
PIPER
A daughter was born to Keshia Strickland of Riverton and Cory Piper of Riverton at 5:43 a.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Sex offender sentenced for failure to register

An Arapaho tribal member was sentenced at the end of January to 14 months in prison for not updating his sex offender registration in January 2014. The offense ...

Digest

State Rep. Patton hospitalized
SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan lawmaker is hospitalized in Cheyenne after having a stent inserted in a blocked ...

Bill on seizing property by police vetoed by governor

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have made it harder for police and prosecutors to seize property from people they think have been ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 24th day of the 2015 General Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate read through scores ...

Fremont County's first production of "The Vagina Monologues" is staged Thursday at the Riverton Branch Library and Friday at the Lander Library.

A ...

Cleanup set for old tie treatment plant site

The Department of Environmental Quality is working to clean up a parcel of land in Riverton that once was used to treat railroad ties and other wood ...

Suspects in burglary ring arrested after fleeing house

Two Riverton men were arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with a string of burglaries north of town.
Zachary Clark, 25, of Riverton, and Darin Durtsche, ...

Emergency services director Joe Zillmer said demand elsewhere is too great to justify the full-time service in Dubois.

Dubois is losing its only ...

Today

Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2013 killing" should have said the killing took ...

Reservation health group receives $198K grant

The funds will help support efforts to improve cardiovascular health among members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.

The AstraZeneca HealthCare ...

CWC adds counselor to improve care

Central Wyoming College's counseling services are changing to improve care and outreach.
Counselor Lance Goede said he and Deb Starks -- a full-time counselor ...

Case shakes off cancer treatment, staying productive at Legislature

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. Cale Case looks different. Standing at his desk on the Wyoming State Senate floor, his beard is visible from the balcony. His voice is ...

 
 

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