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May 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Man faces murder charge
LARAMIE -- A Vietnam veteran accused in a fatal stabbing in Laramie faces a charge of second-degree murder.
Former city of ... [more]

Tanker wreck leaves sticky roadside mess

May 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The tractor-trailer combination was carrying 39,000 pounds of liquid asphalt sealer at a temperature of 340 degrees.

MEDICINE BOW -- A tractor-trailer ... [more]

Hunting groups join state in asking dismissal of wolf lawsuit in Wyoming

May 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for the federal government and several pro-hunting organizations have joined the state of Wyoming in urging a federal judge not to allow a ... [more]

Man pleads in girl's abduction

May 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  DOUGLAS -- A Casper man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexual abuse of a minor in the abduction of a 2-year-old Glenrock girl from her bedroom last ... [more]

Robert Schults

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Robert Schults died Friday, May 17, 2013, at home in Lander with his wife, Barbara, at his side. He was 63 years old.
Per his request, there will be no ... [more]

Christopher E. Goethe

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Former Lander resident Christopher E. Goethe of West Stockbridge, Mass., died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. He was 57.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, ... [more]

Clifford W. Henry

May 26, 2013 - Staff:  Clifford W. Henry of Riverton died Friday, May 24, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 87 years old.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, ... [more]

The way it was: One Shot sculpture -- 1975 (take 2)

May 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Many readers caught an error in last week's "The Way It Was" photo caption, which identified one of the men as Chuck Guschewsky of Lander. In fact it was Jim ... [more]

Officials: Loop Road to stay closed until June 7

May 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Louis Lake Road will remain closed because of snow and road conditions through Memorial Day weekend.
The road, also known as the Loop Road, is located in ... [more]

Stabilization project continues in canyon

May 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Construction of a 1,100-foot retaining wall is nearly complete on the $1.88 million slope stabilization project in the Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and ... [more]

Hoffman congratulates seniors

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian High School's graduation on May 19 was the last one for the departing superintendent.

Departing superintendent Michelle Hoffman did ... [more]

Nine earn diplomas at St. Stephen's commencement

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's Indian High School celebrated the accomplishments and next steps in life for its nine graduates May 18 at the class of 2013's commencement ... [more]

Arapaho Charter graduation full of celebration

May 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Arapaho Charter High School's graduation Tuesday was as much the end of an era for the five graduates as it was for retiring principal Mel Miller. Nearly 100 ... [more]

Vets park 'meet the artist event' set for Wednesday

May 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Lander sculptor was commissioned to create a bronze monument for the future memorial.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe will host a "meet the artist" event ... [more]

Raise in store for county attorney, but other hikes challenged

May 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Employee raises continue to be an issue at county budget hearings. Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett included them in the proposed budget he presented to ... [more]

Scottish cyclist camps in Riverton during 4,800-mile ride

May 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Beginning in San Francisco, Wrefrod Stewart of Rosyth, Scotland, so far has traveled about 1,700 miles on a bicycle, through California, Arizona, Nevada and ... [more]

Child killer suing again over use of eagle feathers

May 26, 2013 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  A Wyoming prison inmate from Riverton is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming agency officials improperly delayed for years sending him eagle ... [more]

Airline chief says changes will improve performance

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Great Lakes Airlines chief executive officer Chuck Howell briefed local leaders on efforts to eliminate reliability issues at Riverton Regional Airport during ... [more]

Pingetzer named Ag Man of the Year

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Gene Jordan presented the Ag Man of the Year award to Missouri Valley rancher Rich Pingetzer, far right, during the 48th annual Fremont County Ag Appreciation ... [more]

Choir students put on final show of year

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton High School senior Wyatt Meyer, above, soloed on "Last Request" during Tuesday's vocal pops concert at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at ... [more]

Past Wyoming Cowboy basketball great Flynn Robinson dead at 72

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball great and school Hall of Famer Flynn Robinson died Thursday in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle ... [more]

Restore state soccer tournament to one location

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association needs to make sure in the future that the Class 3-A and 4-A state soccer tournaments are in the same city and ... [more]

Cody star highlights women's recruiting class for the Rustlers

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Things are clicking for Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg on the recruiting path. Seven players have signed national letter ... [more]

Hershey track standouts move on to state contest

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Steps toward state competition were taken by young track and field athletes Thursday afternoon at the annual Riverton Hershey track and field meet.
The top ... [more]

Today

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one cutline for the "Les Miserables" photos should have said admission is free for students and $10 for ... [more]

Donald R. Hearth

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Donald R. Hearth died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home in Lander. He was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and per his request, there will be no ... [more]

Alice Irene Hawks Carper

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Alice Irene Hawks Carper, of Lander, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. She was 89 years old.
Private graveside services were Friday, May 17, at Mount Hope ... [more]

Achievers

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Buline wins TRIG-STAR contest
Robert Buline, of Crowheart, won the 2012-13 TRIG-STAR competition for Wind River High School in Pavillion. Buline is the ... [more]

Riverton grad recognized at national mock trial contest

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  A university debate team featuring a Riverton student earned high honors at the recent national tournament.
Yale University's mock trial "A" team was ... [more]

Lander youth chosen for 4-H trip to Samoa

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Four Wyoming 4-Hers were chosen by the University of Wyoming Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program for the American Youth Leadership Program in Samoa this ... [more]