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Nov 1, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  Leave home? Surely you don't really want to do that?
Well, maybe kids do. And maybe that's a perfectly normal part of growing up.
Actress Angelina Jolie ... [more]

Federal funding critical to sustaining public media

Nov 1, 2012 - Roger L. Gose, M.D.:  With a federal budget deficit of nearly $4 trillion, it's no wonder that many federally funded programs are being examined with intense scrutiny. In the first ... [more]

The R-word is hurtful, objectionable

Nov 1, 2012 - By The Chicago Tribune:  John Franklin Stephens is a Special Olympics athlete who has written a letter that we hope all Americans will read, regardless of their political philosophy or ... [more]

Honor Farm recognizes two employees in second quarter

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  Warden Michael Pacheco has announced Officer Mario Holcomb and Barbara Hall have been selected as the employees of the second quarter for the Wyoming Honor ... [more]

Dropping in for a trim

Nov 1, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  R.B. Morris is just what you would expect from an old-fashioned barber. A red and white candy-striped pole turns outside, and he will chat and make a joke, but ... [more]

Booth vendors should engage customers to boost profits

Nov 1, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Question -- "I recently attended an event where I rented a booth. People looked at my products, but I didn't sell as much as I would have liked. What strategies ... [more]

Deputies report a tame Halloween evening

Nov 1, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Halloween was fairly quiet for the Fremont County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a few incidents involving intoxication and a couple of calls related ... [more]

Robert L. 'Bob' May

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  Robert L. "Bob" May, of Riverton, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Wind River Health Care. He was 88 years old. He had been a resident of the Wyoming Retirement ... [more]

Gaylord A. Lyman

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  Gaylord A. Lyman, formerly of Lander, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez, Colo. He was 95 years old.
Graveside services ... [more]

Today

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  Births
SARGENT

A son was born to Tammy and Nathan Sargent, of Riverton, at 3:33 a.m. Sept. 18, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

Wyoming invades Ethete gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- University of Wyoming sophomore Lance Nance Jr. sparked a 17-0 run early in the second half to propel the Pokes to an 82-61 exhibition men's ... [more]

Cowboys put on impressive show in Ethete

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman was one of the 1,100 people in the stands who watched the Pokes take on Fort Lewis College on Wednesday at ... [more]

WIHS morphs into college-size gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- The changes to the playing surface were obvious. The three-point line was extended 9 inches from the familiar 19-foot-9-inch line of high school ... [more]

Pistol Pete pays visit Ethete

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  University of Wyoming mascot Pistol Pete sparred with Dezreen C'Hair, 9, as the two held up their "We're No. 1" fingers before UW's first basketball game in ... [more]

Digest

Oct 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Hunters approaching first wolf quota
CHEYENNE -- Hunters are more than halfway toward meeting the quota for Wyoming's first wolf hunt since the animals ... [more]

Faculty senate recommends UW Postpone Y Cross sale five years

Oct 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A resolution by the University of Wyoming Faculty Senate hasn't swayed school administrators from their plan to sell a southeast Wyoming ranch the ... [more]

Second-graders present Halloween Spooktacular

Oct 31, 2012 - Staff:  Aspen Park Elementary School second-graders presented their October musical "Halloween Spooktacular" before a crowded gymnasium audience Tuesday. Above, ... [more]

Panel suggests BLM sterilize wild horses

Oct 31, 2012 - By Shannon Dininny, The Associated Press:  The mustang populations can double naturally within five years if left unchecked.

SALT LAKE CITY -- The federal agency charged with managing wild ... [more]

City teachers thankful for smaller classes

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton's kindergarten through second-grade teachers have been enjoying the smaller class sizes they experienced this year because of the relocation of all ... [more]

Solid waste board set to discuss expiring rez trash contract

Oct 31, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting next week to discuss solid waste management on the Wind River ... [more]

UW intern to help city determine fate of downtown lot

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has recruited a University of Wyoming intern to determine the best use for the city's recently acquired property at 422 E. Main ... [more]

Libertarian candidate a third option in HD 55

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Libertarian Bethany Baldes of Riverton said people who feel disenfranchised by the Republican and Democratic parties should vote for her to represent them in ... [more]

Several seats unopposed in Nov. 6 election

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Several candidates from Fremont County are running unopposed this year for elected positions ranging from state legislator to city council representative.
In ... [more]

Young voters feeling less engaged

Oct 31, 2012 - By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- The love affair between young voters and President Barack Obama that ignited his candidacy in 2008 and powered him to the White House seems like a ... [more]

Main and Hill

Oct 31, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  A traffic light there seems a good idea, along with a lower speed limit

Thoughtful, observant, concerned people have raised the issue of placing a ... [more]

Shelley is a 'tremendous' candidate for Legislature

Oct 31, 2012 - Helen Potts, Riverton:  Editor:
The Ranger has given readers an opportunity to submit for publication letters of support for citizens seeking election to Wyoming governmental ... [more]

CWC cohort groups helping more students complete their programs

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Students involved in learning community cohort groups at Central Wyoming College are more likely to succeed in school according to officials, who presented ... [more]

Officials address traffic issues at Rendezvous

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Efforts to address traffic issues at Rendezvous Elementary School have resulted in significantly improved safety during student drop-off and pick-up times, ... [more]

Riverton students trick-or-treating for a cause

Oct 31, 2012 - From staff reports:  The ELIMINATE Project aims to protect 129 million mothers and future babies around the world.

Riverton High School Key Club members and Riverton ... [more]

Defense key for CWC basketball team in new season

Oct 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shelby Lindley was asked Monday by Central Wyoming College to be the men's head basketball coach for the 2012-13 season.
Lindley and his CWC players start ... [more]