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Judge nixes Wyoming remedy on minimum gray wolf population

Oct 1, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A federal judge has denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week's ... [more]

Probation, restitution for man who made threats and caused damage at WLRC

Oct 1, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The former Wyoming Life Resource Center employee who threatened his boss is to serve three years of supervised probation backed up by two to three years in ... [more]

Wyoming Modelers Park leaders object to state land sale plan near Honor Farm

Oct 1, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer and Steve Peck, Publisher:  They say the proposal would do away with the 12-year-old facility just north of Riverton.

Public comments are accepted through Oct. 2 on the proposed ... [more]

Alternative school to be housed at old high school by next year

Oct 1, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Officials in Riverton are preparing the old high school building on West Main Street to accommodate the School District 25 alternative school program.
The ... [more]

Rain broke one record, soaked entire county

Oct 1, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Weekend rainfall set records in some Fremont County locations, and it was far wetter than normal everywhere.
Hunt Field in Lander saw a new daily ... [more]

Court to decide on hearing gay-marriage case

Oct 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming could be affected in one of two ways.

WASHINGTON -- Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would ... [more]

Armed man shot dead by Casper police

Oct 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Police responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday night in East Casper shot and killed an armed man.
Kebin Haller is the deputy director of ... [more]

Digest

Oct 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Snowmobile fees increase
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Trails Program is reminding snowmobilers that registration fees have increased to help pay for ... [more]

Three nutritious and sweet breakfast recipes

Oct 1, 2014 - By Alison Sherwood, McClatchy Newspapers:  As mornings get crisper and cozy beds tempt the snooze button, some of us will take any motivation we can get to roll out of bed.
Perhaps the promise of a ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Green River in town for conference VB matchup

Oct 1, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team returns home Thursday to the friendly confines of Wolverine Gym for a mid-week Class 4-A West Conference match ... [more]

RHS golfers savor second state title

Oct 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The turning point of the boys golf season for the Riverton Wolverines came last month at the Antigua National Invitational in Scottsdale, Ariz.
RHS was ... [more]

Shoshoni spikers take two more victories

Oct 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two more volleyball victories were chalked up last weekend by the Shoshoni Wranglers.
The Wranglers swept Class 3-A opponent Lovell Bulldogs on Friday night ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Nooks and crannies

Oct 1, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Students good partners in keeping CWC campus safe for everyone

Central Wyoming College trustees recently heard an interesting subject, delivered by ... [more]

Planning for disasters, big or small, makes good sense

Oct 1, 2014 - Shelley Polanski, Wyoming-Colorado BBB, Fort Collins, Colo.:  Editor:
Disasters -- natural or human-made -- are in the news almost every day. Wildfires and major weather events may capture the headlines, but a grease fire, ... [more]