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Hung jury in rape case; new trial required

After eight hours of deliberation, the jury failed to reach a unanimous verdict in the week-long trial of an Arapahoe man charged with first-degree sexual ...

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Clarification
In Thursday's Ranger, the page five story "Wind farm's backers expect final OK from BLM by end of 2015" should have said, "All together, ...

Design funding set for CWC ag project, Jackson center

Central Wyoming College has received funding to move forward with plans for two new facilities --one in Riverton and one in Jackson.
State lawmakers during ...

Wife of murder suspect arrested in connection with meth ring

Julie Shull is a witness in her husband's case.

The latest person to be arrested in connection with a methamphetamine distribution ring in Fremont ...

Judge 'perplexed' on fed challenge of reinstating Eaton's sentence

A Wyoming judge is weighing a request to appoint lawyers to represent inmate Dale Wayne Eaton in a possible new death penalty hearing even as a federal judge ...

DEQ draft on Pavillion-area water due by August

The report's conclusions could have an effect beyond Wyoming, as some of the first worries about hydraulic fracturing in the United States arose because of ...

Digest

Gillette air service contract to cost less
GILLETTE -- Flights in and out of Gillette will cost the Campbell County Commission about 85 percent less ...

Wyoming writer to give reading at Riverton Branch Library

The Wyoming State Library has announced that the second One Book Wyoming program will feature three books by Wyoming author Cat Urbigkit.
Urbigkit's books -- ...

The annual celebration is Saturday and Sunday in South Pass City.

Each summer the South Pass City State Historic Site hosts Gold Rush Days, which ...

Traffic patterns are scheduled to change this week on Wyoming Highway 789 following a pair of concrete bridge deck pours and continuing road improvements on ...

Today

Births
CONNELLY
A daughter was born to Alma Campbell of Riverton and Colt Connelly of Riverton at 3:28 p.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Three missing sisters found in wilderness after three-day search

JACKSON -- Searchers on Thursday found three Midwestern sisters who were missing for days in a northwest Wyoming wilderness area.
A helicopter spotted the ...

More vigilance evident at city's crosswalks since child was struck

Riverton residents continue to be vigilant about crosswalk violations since the May death of 7-year-old Sophia Archer.
The young student was crossing East ...

Volunteers of America operates the center in cooperation with the City of Riverton, which owns it.

It took years of work by several members of the ...

CWC to create better tool for evaluating sabbatical requests by college faculty

A new tool for considering sabbatical requests for professors at Central Wyoming College should be in place by November.
CWC president Cristobal Valdez said ...

Digest

Visitor center reopening
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service is celebrating the reopening of the Albright Visitor Center at ...

Defendant takes stand in rape trial; jury hears recorded telephone call

The defendant took the stand Thursday in Lander District Court on the third day of a rape trial. He said he did have sex with the alleged victim, his cousin, ...

Today

Births
BECK
A daughter was born to Rebekah Mills of Riverton and Keith Beck on June 24 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

Chicken salad has long been an American staple, but it's also a favorite in Brazil. Brazilian steakhouses, including Fogo de Chao, serve a variation of chicken ...

Picnic to-do lists should always include the following instructions: Dig out 9-by-13 pan.
Bars -- also known by their non-Midwestern name, squares -- are ideal ...

 
 

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