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Winter fair announces schedule for 2015

The Wyoming State Winter Fair is accepting vendor applications and has announced a schedule for the 2015 show.
The fair will feature a miniature bull riding ...

Residents to begin receiving rollout trash bins this week

City crews will begin to deliver new 95-gallon trash rollout containers to Riverton residents this week.
The city has mailed letters to residents detailing ...

'Merry Widow' next opera at library

Franz Lehar's "The Merry Widow" will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday in Lander.
Lunch will be available for purchase. Donations are $10 for adults and $5 for ...

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Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Three employees cited after RPD 'sting' operation" should have said an employee sold tobacco to ...

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Enzi heads budget committee
CHEYENNE --Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has been formally elected chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
Enzi ...

Wrecks, slide-offs, snow snarl I-90 in Wyoming

BUFFALO --One person was seriously hurt and several others injured as blowing snow contributed to a series of accidents on Interstate 90 in northern ...

Teen convicted of strangling Nebraska guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. --A lawyer for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a western Nebraska jailer will argue for a new trial at a hearing ...

Tribes to participate in Cobell land buy-back program

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are joining roughly 40 other American Indian communities who are now part of the federal government's Land ...

Coroner: Homeless man died of complications from intoxication

Officials have determined Michael J. Anderson, 35, of Riverton, died of complications from "severe" intoxication and hypothermia.
Anderson was found dead Dec. ...

Allen studying bills, procedure before Legislature

Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, for Wyoming House District 33 is entering the legislative arena again after a 10-year hiatus from Wyoming politics. The Wyoming ...

States say rez boundary ruling needs full review

The states maintain that applying federal common law principles to historical facts is outside the EPA's area of expertise.

CHEYENNE -- Ten states are ...

State commission OKs District 25 request for more space in new school

The Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission has approved the Riverton school board's request for additional space in the new K-3 school to accommodate the ...

Case crafting six bills for state Legislature

The senator is sponsoring legislation that addresses vehicle identification number checks, burglary charges and industrial sitings.

Lander's state ...

Man charged with vehicular homicide in November wreck

The autopsy showed Carolyn M. Whitman, of Riverton, died from complications of injuries suffered in the collision.

The Riverton Police Department has ...

Ex-teacher pleads guilty in sexual abuse of girl

Ray James Moore, 25, was also a girls basketball coach at Rock River School.

LARAMIE --A former physical education teacher at Rock River School ...

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Voters receiving cancellation notices
CHEYENNE --Registered voters in Wyoming who did not cast a ballot in November's general election are receiving ...

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Deaths
TANNER
Keith Owen Tanner, 62, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, following a brief illness. Cremation has taken place, and there will ...

Autopsy says woman died from dog attack

Officials have concluded that no humans were involved in the November death of Deanne L. Coando-Tyvonnes, 40, of Fort Washakie.
Coando-Tyvonnes was found ...

County crews clear snow slide

SHERIDAN --Sheridan County crews have cleared a path through deep snows that slid across a road popular with local snowmobilers.
Sheridan County road and ...

Riverton police searching for escaped suspect

Local police still are looking for Drew Blackburn, 28, of Arapahoe, who was arrested at about 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of South Federal Boulevard for ...

 
 

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