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State judge in Shepard, Haskins cases to retire

District Judge Jeffrey Donnell's departure is effective Jan. 2.

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming state judge who presided over part of the Matthew Shepard ...

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Deaths


TIDZUMP
Wesley Reed "Tiger" Tidzump, 69, of Fort Washakie died on August 6 in Fort Washakie after a ...

Distrct 2 hopeful Bartlett: No agenda besides 'responsibility'

"As a Republican and a conservative, I don't believe the government should do anything you can do for yourself or that private industry can do," said Travis ...

Montana plan would haze elk to check brucellosis

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Montana wildlife officials are proposing to keep elk that have been exposed to disease from mingling with unexposed elk across a wide area ...

New wildfire near Cody grows fast

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A wildfire burning northwest of Cody has more than doubled in size in one day and more firefighters are being brought in by the hour to help ...

Wyoming digest

Health clinic in Rawlins shuts down
RAWLINS (AP) -- A health care clinic in Rawlins has abruptly shut down.
Rawlins Family Medical and Rawlins Urgent ...

Democrat Lee running for nomination to face Bebout in Senate District 26

Chesie Lee, 71, of Riverton, is hoping to replace Republican Sen. Eli Bebout in the Wyoming Legislature this year.
The Democrat says her views differ from ...

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Births

C'HAIR
A daughter was born to Jade Wagon of Riverton and Jory C'Hair of Salt Lake City, Utah at 3:47 p.m. ...

Deadly traffic month so far in Wyoming

CHEYENNE (AP) -- At least nine people have been killed in recent crashes on the state's roadways, including three who died in a crash near Evanston last week, ...

County needs to be 'forward thinking,' says Fremont County Commission candidate Paulsen

Kristin Paulsen might be the challenger for an incumbent's seat on the Fremont County Commission, but she says she is intimately knowledgeable about the inner ...

Improved safety discussed for trail treks after mishaps

At least 15 people needed to be transported out of the South Pass area over the weekend after severe dehydration and exhaustion afflicted a handcart trek by ...

Command and support personnel numbering 208 remain at the Lava Mountain site west of Dubois.

Residents who were allowed to return to their homes last ...

Slashed by millions, new college budget now taking effect

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted to approve the school's fiscal year 2017 budget, which has been cut by millions of dollar.
The final ...

Man charged with shooting wife to death while five children were there

SHERIDAN (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has set bond at $150,000 for man charged with fatally shooting his wife while their five young children were in the home.
The ...

Analysts recommend higher UW enrollment

With an enrollment of 12,341 students, UW is losing money on students due to high instructional costs.

LARAMIE (AP) -- A University of Wyoming group ...

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Corrections

- In Friday's Ranger, the page one story "Watson says he'd bring innovation to council" should have said he ...

Health center hires midwife to provide local delivery care

Tara Blumenshine offers a variety of professional medical services to the community with a primary focus on women's health.

Certified nurse midwife ...

Celebrating the Barrio

Neighbors remember improvement project on 30-year anniversary

On July 17, 1986, the last mix of concrete was poured onto the street in the South ...

Wyoming digest


Laramie County Sheriff's Department discovers homicide/suicide scene
CHEYENNE (TNS) - Laramie County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to the ...

Woman injured after deer hops on motorcycle

A 76-year-old Lander woman was injured after a deer reportedly hitched a ride on her motorcycle Saturday evening.
The incident took place at about 8:40 p.m. ...

 
 

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