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National Guard troops adding stress management to training

Sep 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Army National Guard is arming its troops with a new weapon: a skills set to cope with the stresses of military life.
According to media ... [more]

Digest

Sep 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming soda ash exports rise
LARAMIE -- Exports of Wyoming soda ash were up the first half of this year.
Marion Loomis is executive director of the ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Sep 4, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  No-Labor Day
The newspaper staff appreciated the day off Monday. It wouldn't have been a publication day anyway, but we did close the office of The ... [more]

Romney speech leaves out war

Sep 4, 2012 - By Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press:  It's the first time in 60 years that a Republican presidential nominee omitted the topic from his acceptance speech.

WASHINGTON -- With America ... [more]

Why is county commission race being re-run in whole district?

Sep 4, 2012 - Samuel Owenhall, Riverton:  Editor:
Why is the county commissioner race that had the ballot problem being re-run in the whole commissioner district?
Wasn't the problem only in that one ... [more]

Sarah Whiteplume

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Sarah Whiteplume died Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, in the hospital at Bismark, N.D. She was 39 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at ... [more]

Today

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Corrections
In Friday's Ranger, the page 5 story "District 25 budget more 'restrictive'" should have said the district's budget year begins July ... [more]

Cougars split a pair of conferences matches

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Wind River sophomore Aspen Stagner helped the Cougars split a pair of conference matches on Friday. WRHS beat Big Piney, but lost to Kemmerer. The Cougars play ... [more]

Cowboy Golfers Win First Tournament Of The Season

Sep 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Junior Stewart Wins First Collegiate Event, While Jensen Picks Up First Win As Cowboy Head Coach
VICTOR, Idaho-(Sept. 4, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf ... [more]

Wolverines blanked by Powell 21-0

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although a blue moon is a metaphor for something that occurs rarely, it also has a history that luck is pending. And as the blue moon was rising in the eastern ... [more]

RHS spikers end tourney with win over Natrona

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The good news for the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team is they played a lot of volleyball in days two and three of their road trip to the Gillette ... [more]

Double-barreled Wrangler attack posts 40-6 win

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Aside from the usual last-minute adjustments customary to an opening game, perhaps the greatest challenge faced by the Shoshoni Wranglers and the ... [more]

Rustlers 1-3 in Salt Lake tournament

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College managed a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday at the Salt Lake City Invitational volleyball tournament.
The victory for the Rustlers came ... [more]

Inexperienced Tigers upended 28-0 by Cody to start season

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Late in the third quarter, Lander Valley High School was in position to tie up the football game vs. Cody at 7-7, but the Tigers couldn't pound the ball over ... [more]

LVHS golfers earn second-place tie on Park County courses

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five balanced scores landed Lander Valley High School into a two-way tie for second on Friday at the Powell-Cody Invitational golf tournament.
The Tigers ... [more]

Good showing for Lander Valley volleyball in Montana

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers took third place in the annual Border War tournament.
A trip to Billings, Mont., Friday and Saturday led to a third-place finish for Lander ... [more]

Long trip for Chiefs ends in 49-0 defeat

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The football field at Pine Bluffs High School is less than half a mile from the Nebraska border. Wyoming Indian made the long trek to eastern Laramie County ... [more]

Late Cougar drive comes up short vs. Kemmerer

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A tight game between the home-standing Wind River Cougars and the visiting Class 2-A Kemmerer Rangers came down to the final minute Friday at ... [more]

Wyoming squanders chances in 37-17 loss at Texas

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  JIM VERTUNO,AP Sports Writer


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Wyoming Cowboys had an early lead and a late chance to make a game of it against No. 15 ... [more]

One killed, another airlifted in rollover Saturday morning

Sep 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  Victim was recent RHS sports standout
A former star athlete was killed and his father injured severely in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday morning near ... [more]

Gold medal winner fires up audience at CWC event

Sep 2, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  In 1964, Billy Mills became the first, and so far only, American to win the 10,000-meter race in the Summer Olympic Games.
In 2012, Mills was the keynote ... [more]

Longtime workers note work holiday amid job satisfaction

Sep 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer with a day off work or a break from school, and these experienced workers have seen a lot of Labor Days in ... [more]

Cancer patient help gets an Eight Second Ride

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Bruce Knell of Lander recalls when his son Brody had a cancer diagnosis in 1999 and the related hardships and impacts that came with the revelation.
"It was a ... [more]

Time for CWC play rehearsals

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College theater director Mike Myers is encouraging people to audition for two fall productions.
Myers is holding auditions for "The Odd ... [more]

Veterans rep will answer questions

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  A representative from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach meetings in Wyoming cities throughout September.
Lori McGee, a state ... [more]

Lander library televises London play

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The Fremont County Library in Lander is presenting "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," a live simulcast play by London's National Theatre, at ... [more]

Fremont County libraries offer longer business hours

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  At the Fremont County Library in Lander, director Matt Nojonen recently had to stop some patrons from leaving in a "mass exodus at a quarter after 7."
"'Wait ... [more]

Festival of the Cowboys coming to Crowheart

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The fourth annual Festival of the Cowboys will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Big Wind Hall at 33 Old Yellowstone Highway in ... [more]

Local hay producers win at state

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Bruce Jacobson earned the grand champion title for alfalfa cubes at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas last month in competitions for premium ... [more]

Paving to start on Togwotee

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Paving on U.S. 26-287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, the Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Travelers should expect up ... [more]