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The way it was: Freshman legislator -- 1975

It's hard to imagine a Democrat being the top vote-getter in a Fremont County legislative election, but John Vinich did it more than once.
Here he is at the ...

Library to show 'Treasure Island'

Lander Library will be the site for the National Theatre's broadcast of "Treasure Island."
Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is ...

In the saddle no matter the season

To a motorist driving by sipping coffee in the toasty cab of her vehicle, a person out riding a bike to work in the winter might seem crazy. Cyclists who ...

Police chief recognizes motel owner for helping ill tenant

Riverton police chief Mike Broadhead gave a Citizen Appreciation Citation to Arnulfo Zertuche Sr., owner of the Jackpine Motel, during a city council meeting ...

BLM advisory council to meet; public welcome to attend

The Bureau of Land Management Wyoming Resource Advisory Council will meet Monday through Wednesday in Laramie.
The meeting is open to the public and will ...

Entrepreneurship program applications due Monday

Silicon Couloir and Central Wyoming College have partnered to bring the fourth session of the Start Up Institute to Jackson this spring.
The Start Up ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments on the 14th day of the 2015 General Session:
URANIUM: The House for the third time voted to approve a bill that would authorize the ...

Casper man lands state record perch at Boysen

CHEYENNE --Wyoming has a new state record yellow perch thanks to the efforts of Casper angler Troy Schnepper who reeled in a 2.28-pound fish in January while ...

'Special services' big part of District 25 mission

Students enrolled in District 25 but not attending traditional area large component of the special services operation.

Special services for Riverton ...

Changes to tribal liaison setup passes second Senate reading

Changes to the terms outlined in Wyoming Senate file regarding tribal liaisons employed by the State of Wyoming passed on second reading with Senate approval ...

Archaeological society offering scholarships

The Wyoming Archaeological Society is offering the David Reiss Memorial Community College Scholarship to community college second semester freshmen or ...

February Outside

OUTDOORS CALENDAR
E-mail eric@dailyranger.com with outdoors events.
- Feb. 3 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meet and Greet mushers of International Pedigree ...

Oil decline

State worries over revenue loss amid price drop, but some benefits seen as well

Part 1 in a series

Falling oil prices are a growing concern ...

Digest

Government sells Teapot Dome
CHEYENNE -- A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that ...

Savings accounts out of Medicaid bill

The amendment would have established accounts that Medicaid enrollees could use to make their co-payments.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's Medicaid expansion ...

Today

Births
HAMM
A son was born to Jandra Peasley of Shoshoni at 7:28 p.m. Jan. 19, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 5 pounds, ...

Brock wants plea changed to mental deficiency; he will undergo evaluation

A Riverton man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a young girl has indicated he would use a defense of not guilty by reason of mental illness or ...

Lantern release Friday night a new Winter Carnival event

A new event will light up the night sky above Riverton as Wild West Winter Carnival festivities continue this weekend.
A lighted lantern release takes place ...

Five dogs perished in Elder Lane fire

The family living in the house was absent when the blaze started.

Authorities confirm that five dogs were killed in a structure fire that destroyed a ...

Value-added minerals bill passes House; 40-20 vote

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a bill that would create a program in which the state partners with private businesses to convert ...

 
 

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