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Bill would study lands transfer

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee is pushing a bill in the upcoming session to put up $100,000 to study the idea of seeking the transfer of federal ...

Extension educator promotes hydropower

Milt Geiger says irrigation districts and municipalities are interested in small hydropower.

WORLAND (AP) --Milt Geiger gets pretty excited when he ...

Ethete man gets 15 months in prison for beating girlfriend

An Ethete man was sentenced to 15 months in prison Thursday for beating his girlfriend with a plastic pipe. A judge also ordered him to serve three years of ...

Scholarship available to Wyoming students

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has begun offering the Clifford P. Hansen Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship recognizes an outstanding college ...

Public packs meeting on Wyoming oil regulations

New rules require companies to test groundwater before and after drilling.

CHEYENNE --Several hundred people packed into an auditorium for a public ...

Early bird park permits on sale

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is offering annual permits at a discount until Feb. 15.
During the early bird sale, ...

BYU dance team to perform in Riverton

The Brigham Young University ballroom dance company is bringing its world champion showcase "Capture the Magic" to Riverton.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. ...

Historians to discuss South Pass City

Historians Jon Lane and Susan Layman will be available to answer questions about South Pass City during Coffee with a Historian on Wednesday.
The two can tell ...

Wyoming digest

Man accused of sexual assault dies
GLEN ARBOR, Mich. --A lawyer says a 94-year-old Michigan man accused of sexually assaulting children decades ago in ...

Prosecutor seeking execution of Eaton

U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson overturned his death sentence and ruled he hadn't received an adequate defense.

A prosecutor has filed notice ...

State seeks comments on historic preservation plan

A last call for comments concerning Wyoming's statewide historic preservation plan is under way.
The State Historic Preservation Office invites the citizens ...

City earns clean audit

The City of Riverton received a good audit report Tuesday.
Dennis Tschacher of Mader, Tschacher, Peterson and Co. presented the fiscal year 2014 audit ...

Campbell working to clarify driver's license legislation

The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is set to convene Tuesday for its 2015 general session.

Rep. Rita Campbell, R-Shoshoni said she will address several ...

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 ...

 
 

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