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Make It With Wool contest set for Nov. 2

The 2013 Make It With Wool contest will begin at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2 at the REACH Foundation, 622 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton.
Each entrant will receive 2.5 ...

Lander to host drought workshop

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture will host a series of workshops across the state to help United States Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management ...

Foundation awards $5K grant to Riverton skate park remodel

The Central Wyoming Skating Association has been awarded its first grant, with $5,000 coming from the Tony Hawk Foundation to help build a skate park in ...

County might agree to take on road near Dubois

There are several conditions that would have to be met, however.

Fremont County Commissioners have signaled they would be willing to accept a road ...

Hill speaks her mind at WACO confab; blasts lawmakers who diluted her job

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill disparaged moves to limit her office's powers and accused state officials of malfeasance while speaking ...

It's Homecoming Week at RHS

The theme for Riverton High School's 2013 Homecoming is "A Homecoming Too Awesome For Words!"
Daily festivities begin Monday and conclude with Friday night's ...

With Uden case cracked, past sheriffs recall years of worry

It was a Friday night, and Fremont County Sheriff Tim McKinney was watching the Lander Valley High School football team play in an early-season game.
Football ...

Snowy weather ruins Friday sports schedule

The Riverton Wolverines' football game at Buffalo has been postponed until 1 p.m. Saturday because of the fall snowstorm.
The game had been set for 7 p.m. ...

Eloise Anna Flater Himes

Eloise Anna Flater Himes died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Riverton. She was 79 years old.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Riverton Christian ...

Couple celebrates anniversary

Dan Penovich and Alice Nichols, of Springfield, Mo., recently celebrated their 55th anniversary.
The couple were married June 15, 1958, in North Wichita ...

Linthicum, Zingarelli marry

Mark and Ruth Linthicum, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Lisa Linthicum, to Marc Zingarelli, the son of Tom and Loren ...

Empty Bowls soup fundraiser Saturday

The Lander Care and Share Food Bank has scheduled its Empty Bowls "Soup 'n More" fundrasier for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Empty Bowls is an ...

Police, keep hands off our smartphones

Once they place a suspect under arrest, police in many parts of this country are allowed to search the contents of his or her mobile phone --including text ...

AYP standards under No Child Left Behind are 'astoundingly unrealistic'

Editor's note: Due to a Ranger error, an unproofed draft of this letter was published mistakenly on Thursday. The correct version, as submitted, is printed ...

Obamacare quagmire

Wyoming is in a position to help its citizens, and it ought to do it

So far, so congested.
Such is the experience of many Americans in accessing the ...

Digest

Man charged in wife's murder
CHEYENNE -- Police in Cheyenne have charged a man with murder in the shooting death of his wife.
Police booked ...

Second Montana herd shows brucellosis

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Montana's state veterinarian says the livestock disease brucellosis has been found in another cattle herd in the Yellowstone area, the second ...

Stop at a cafe in the forests of Wyoming, remote stretches of northern Arizona, or the near the iconic granite of Mount Rushmore, and you're likely to hear a ...

The facility is now operated by the Volunteers of America -- Northern Rockies.

Three months and two days after a signed agreement merged the ...

Lander teens found safely after a cold night in the mountains

The sons of two prominent Lander residents were the subject of a search and rescue operation initiated Wednesday evening above Sinks Canyon.
Tyson Sollars and ...

 
 

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