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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 ...

Frack panel hears pro-energy message from tribes

A panel with experience in hydraulic fracturing provided guests at Central Wyoming College's "Hot Topics" forum a layout of the issues surrounding the ...

Another weekend, another snowstorm

More than 5 inches of snow had fallen in Riverton by mid-morning Friday, but weather forecasters said the precipitation should stop by evening.
Lander and ...

The Wind River Cougars swept Shoshoni Thursday night in Pavillion in a pivotal conference volleyball match in Class 2-A.
Wind River won 25-12, 26-24, 25-22 ...

Casper too big, too strong for Rustlers on VB court

The loss dropped the Rustlers to 1-4 in conference play. Casper is 5-1.

Casper College won three consecutive sets after losing the first one to the ...

PAVILLION -- Since the Basketeria grocery store and restaurant closed in Pavillion, the only place to find turnovers has been at Leroy Sinner Field.Wind River ...

In a match interrupted by a power outage, Riverton downed Casper Natrona in a five-set cliffhanger.

The atmosphere was electric, and it became even ...

Today

Births
NORTHCOTT
A son was born to Wilhelmina Jamie Spoonhunter, of Ethete, and Joe Northcott, of Riverton, at 5 a.m. Sept. 13, 2013, at Lander ...

Wolverine football game postponed until Sat. at 1 p.m.

The Riverton High School football game scheduled for Friday at Buffalo has been postponed until tomorrow (Saturday) at 1 p.m due to snow, wind and ice in ...

Tigers hit road against Douglas

Douglas has marched through its first four football opponents in convincing fashion to remain in the elite category in the Class 3-A division.
The Lander ...

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers are aiming to move up the ladder in the Region IX volleyball standings vs. Casper College.
The important match starts at ...

No points for Rustlers in Sheridan rodeo arena

Tough weather conditions at the Sheridan College rodeo made it difficult for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in the arena.
Rodeo officials had to cancel ...

 
 

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