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Harrison sentenced in Utah; Wyo prosecution next

Harrison apologized in a brief statement and said his crimes were tied to a drug addiction.

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A Utah man was sentenced Monday ...

Wyoming digest

Trial will consider dust from Wyoming trains
SEATTLE (AP) -- A trial set for next month will weigh whether coal dust that spills into waterways from ...

Candidate letters welcome The Ranger welcomes letters to the editor, and even those about

The Ranger welcomes letters to the editor, and even those about a particular candidate during the election season.
Deadline for all letters is Friday, Nov. 4. ...

Autopsy: Woman's death caused by alcohol withdrawal

A woman found unresponsive at her home in Lander died as the result of alcohol withdrawal, according to autopsy results.
Officials initially considered the ...

Tribal leaders decry state move sending troopers to oil protest

Wyoming has sent six highway patrol troopers to North Dakota to help authorities deal with Indian protesters demonstrating against the construction of an oil ...

Homelessness rising in state; 10-year plan aims to address the problem

Wyoming reported about 750 homeless people in 2014, about 790 last year, and about 850 this year.

Riverton hosted a homeless conference Oct. 14 at ...

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Vivian Helen Kenyon, 88, longtime Riverton resident, died on October 21 at Worland Healthcare and ...

Flu shot by far the best way to avoid the virus

Seasonal flu shots are the best way available to help prepare for the upcoming flu season and avoid influenza illness, according to the Wyoming Department of ...

Amid energy economy concerns, school superintendents address state lawmakers

RANCHESTER (AP) -- School superintendents from around the state will address the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee about their concern over state ...

Cheyenne votes to OK rule on discrimination

CHEYENNE -- After nearly six hours of public testimony and dais debate, the Cheyenne City Council late Monday voted 7-3 to approve an anti-discrimination ...

Wyoming digest

Parents to be sentenced in child's death
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- Parents will be sentenced after pleading no contest in the death of their infant ...

State hopes easements protect deer from sprawl

Wyoming Game and Fish hopes to acquire a conservation easement in November on a 1,882-acre parcel of private land on Table Mountain south of ...

More than 150 swimmers participated in U.S.A Swimming's eighth annual swim-a-thon Monday night at the Riverton Aquatic Center, including 80 team members and 60 ...

Kim Ibach always knew she would end up in Riverton - the family ties were just too strong for her to stay away.
The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees ...

Economic slump putting strain on county personnel

Wyoming's economic downturn is testing Fremont County's ability to cover the same amount of service with fewer employees.
The Fremont County Commission made a ...

Economic slump putting strain on county personnel

Wyoming's economic downturn is testing Fremont County's ability to cover the same amount of service with fewer employees.
The Fremont County Commission made a ...

Mead: Time to use 'rainy day' money to avoid more budget cuts

Even with major budget cuts earlier this year, Wyoming is still looking at a large deficit for the 2017-18 biennium, according to a report released Monday by ...

Drop-off recycling ends Tuesday

Curbside to continue, but qualified items reduced significantly

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, neighborhood recycling drop-off containers will no longer ...

"Zombie" Richard Wiblemo prepared to pounce on an unsuspecting runner at a Zombie Run 5k run in Riverton on Oct. 8, when runners tried to compete the run ...

CWD found near Dubois

The disease is now in Fremont County after spreading westward across the state this year.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed chronic ...

 
 

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