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WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ...

State collects more money than it needs, then wastes it

Editor:
Dear Gov. Mead,
I regret to say I am selling my dream home and leaving Wyoming because I cannot afford the government rent (property taxes) you (Czar ...

A fur-covered cantaloupe?

That once was my great idea for a Christmas gift

Once I was nearly run out of town for suggesting a gift for my beloved, nearly blind grandmother.
I ...

Feds vs. feds

Wyoming has an unexpected partner in the latest flap over wolf management

A cliche becomes a cliche for a reason, and this fall a divisive Wyoming ...

Digest

Two charged after meth found in mail
POWELL -- A man and a woman from Powell are facing felony drug charges after police intercepted a mailed package ...

Lottery to add two games

GILLETTE -- Two new games are expected to join the Wyoming Lottery lineup next year.
State lottery CEO Jon Clontz says The Cowboy Game, or Cowboy State Game, ...

Rec rules at Killpecker Dunes to be modified

ROCK SPRING -- Off-road vehicles driven on the Killpecker Sand Dunes in western Wyoming would need to be fitted with safety flags under rules proposed by the ...

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Births
WHITE ANTELOPE
A son was born to Rosetta Antelope of St. Stephen's at 1:14 p.m. Oct. 14 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby weighed 6 ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "EPA asked state to assume Pavillion probe" should have said Jeremiah Rieman works as the natural ...

Today

Births
VASQUEZ
A child was born to Jessica Vasquez of Shoshoni and Miguel Vasquez of Shoshoni at 5:53 p.m. Oct. 12 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ...

Olympic swimmers coming to Lander for clinic Dec. 20

United States Olympic gold medal swimmers Ian Crocker and Ariana Kukors will be in Lander on Saturday, Dec. 20, for a clinic.
The event is from 2-6 p.m. for ...

Lawmakers not encouraging on county's airport, insurance issues

State legislators showed little support for some issues raised by Fremont County Commissioners at a Dec. 2 meeting.
"We are in support of this effort to ...

Experience a strength for Tiger girls in new basketball season

Veteran Lander Valley High School Tigers varsity girls basketball coach Spike Robinson has speedy players at his disposal for the coming season.
Returning ...

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Pharmacist shoots robber
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne pharmacist shot a would-be robber in the chest Saturday after he brandished a toy gun and demanded ...

Officials take oath of office for Arapaho committees

The community welcomed new members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council, Economic Development Commission and Tribal Committee in a special swearing in ...

State, feds find selves on same side in appeals of wolf protections

Wyoming and U.S. government officials have filed separate notices that they will appeal a ruling by a federal judge that reinstated protections for wolves in ...

Mead, western govs huddle about regional water issues

LAS VEGAS -- Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode ...

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants $120K to county groups

Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects.

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded more than $250,000 to cultural ...

'Die Meistersinger' showing in Lander

The Lander MetOpera will present Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg" on Saturday from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
This piece is ...

CWC women get home win Saturday after Friday defeat

The games were the first on the home hardwood this season for the Rustlers.

Clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch Saturday lifted the Central ...

 
 

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