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Births

SHOULDERBLADE
A child was born to Gayla Washington of Arapahoe at 12:35 p.m. April 17 at SageWest Health ...

Man killed in rollover wreck Friday evening

A 29-year-old Riverton man was killed in a car crash Friday on Highway 26, about eight miles west of Riverton.
Matthew Morin was the driver and sole occupant ...

Second Ranger treasure hunt Easter egg found Tuesday along Eight Mile Road

The clue published in Tuesday's Ranger led Denise Poggis to the location of one of the two Ranger Easter eggs. Poggis located the egg around 4 p.m. ...

Council vacancy declared; candidates invited to submit letters of interest to mayor

A vacancy officially was declared Tuesday for the Ward 2 Riverton City Council seat that belonged to Lee Martinez until his death April 7.
The council ...

Storm douses county; record-breaking wet continues

Fremont County has been setting weather records all week, and forecasters predict there are more to come.
"It's not over," National Weather Service ...

A female crawdad laden with eggs sought cover last weekend on the Boysen Reservoir shoreline. Also called crayfish, the creature is a reclusive freshwater ...

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Births

OLDMAN
Twin daughters were born to Samantha Oldman of Arapahoe at 3:15 and 3:18 p.m. April 10 at ...

Yellowstone starts opening park roads Friday morning

The park closes about 320 miles of road over the winter and plows them open once weather permits in the spring.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- ...

Seven school districts set for legal action on funding

They don't have to sue the state, but they have been authorized to file individually or join a group lawsuit.

GILLETTE (AP) -- At least seven Wyoming ...

Wyoming digest

Green River dropping four programs
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- School board officials have decided to end four Green River sport programs in the face of ...

Coyote-killing device banned in Idaho, but Wyoming still permits it

JACKSON (AP) -- There is no discussion in Wyoming about banning a device designed to kill coyotes by spraying cyanide when triggered, a state official said.
A ...

Rocky Mountain Power seeking $16 million rate reduction for users

Rocky Mountain Power has announced that it's looking to reduce Wyoming utility rates by more than $16 million and freeze rates until 2020.
The electricity ...

First of two Ranger Easter eggs found in Teter Park

'Egg 2' was returned Tuesday morning.

A morning walk turned lucrative Tuesday morning for Ed McAuslan of Riverton. He found one of the two Ranger ...

Wyoming digest

Storm damage pegged at $2.8 million
JACKSO (AP) -- Officials estimate a February storm that cut power to thousands of homes in Teton County and prompted ...

City considers utility rate hike; 2 years since last increase

The Riverton City Council on Tuesday is considering a recommendation from city staff to increase utility rates across the board for Riverton residents.
The ...

Legislature's session mostly favorable for colleges, says trustee analysis

The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees was pleased with the outcome of the legislative session that ended last month, according to a recent ...

Capital lines up 150th anniversary slate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The City of Cheyenne is moving forward with plans for its 150th anniversary celebration this year.
Mayor Marian Orr named a committee to ...

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Corrections

Sunday's page 1 story "All about art: Students, teacher bring eminence to Pavillion" misattributed the ...

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi visited Wind River Job Corps last ...

Harrison says 'guilty' in killing of train worker

KEMMERER (AP) -- A 23-year-old man avoided facing the death penalty by pleading guilty to kidnapping and killing a Utah train worker in Wyoming.
Dereck James ...

 
 

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