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Pokes stay perfect, down Okla. Panhandle St. 74-55

Dec 8, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - Senior forward Leonard Washington, senior guard Derrious Gilmore and sophomore forward Larry Nance Jr. combined to score 29 of the University of ... [more]

Kiwanis Club honors service of fellow member

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Kiwanis Club honored Mary Rosenberg during its regular meeting Nov. 8 for work she has contributed to the organization's activities since she joined ... [more]

Shoshoni hosts annual wrestling dual tournament Saturday

Dec 7, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Shoshoni High School wrestling coach Tony Truempler can't wait to show off his wrestlers Saturday at the Zach Parish Memorial Dual tournament in Shoshoni.
The ... [more]

Chiefs fall to archrival Lovell in first game

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It remains one of the best rivalries in all of high school sports. The Lovell Bulldogs edged the Wyoming Indian Chiefs in come-from-behind fashion 57-51 ... [more]

Rams down Wind River

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a nice home opener Thursday for the Dubois Rams and first-year head coach Aric Hanusa as the Class 1-A Rams defeated 2-A Wind River 57-54. The win is ... [more]

Cougar girls thump DHS 60-18 Thursday

Dec 7, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rough start to the home basketball season for the Dubois girls Thursday night at home. Class 1-A Dubois hosted highly ranked 2-A Wind River, and the ... [more]

Today

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Clarification
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one cutline for the photos "Rehearsal rigors" should have said the Central Wyoming College holiday ... [more]

Ronda L. LeBeau

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Services for Ronda L. LeBeau will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at her home on Old Wind River Highway in Fort Washakie. Sunrise services will be Saturday, Dec. ... [more]

Nelson R. Burks

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Nelson R. Burks died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. He was 89 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at ... [more]

Jerome Dietz Sr.

Dec 7, 2012 - Staff:  Jerome Dietz Sr., of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Wind River Health Care. He was 88 years old.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Riverton police chief thanks three citizens

Dec 7, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton police chief Mike Broadhead presented three citizen awards at the city council meeting Nov. 20.
Liz Manzanares, Clifford O'Connor and Charlie ... [more]

RMS recognizes students on first quarter honor roll

Dec 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton Middle School recently recognized the students who were named to the first quarter honor roll for the 2012-13 school year.

4.0 GPA
Eighth ... [more]

Wind River Middle School names its honor students

Dec 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Sixth grade
Principal's list
Madison David, Madison Jordan, Jay Lea Large, Abygail Marler and Tierra Price.
A honors
Jessie Becker, Nathan Burnett, Justin ... [more]

Tribe needs code of ethics and principles for all to follow

Dec 7, 2012 - Nolan Friday, Arapahoe:  Editor:
What Northern Arapaho Tribal members need is some rules that everyone can follow. Right now, I'm sure that if you ask a hundred Northern Arapaho ... [more]

Q&A as 'fiscal cliff' nears

Dec 7, 2012 - By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times:  LOS ANGELES -- Republicans and Democrats are wrestling with a variety of riddles that have come to be known as the fiscal cliff, a double whammy of tax ... [more]

The 'other' Dec. 7

Dec 7, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  This is the date the last Apollo mission lifted off for the moon

We hope it is safe to presume that most American adults still know that this date, ... [more]

Digest

Dec 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  House candidate loses college job
CASPER -- The unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat is looking for a job.
Chris ... [more]

One dead, one hurt in Cheyenne shooting, stabbing

Dec 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- One man is dead and another injured in an altercation at a mobile home park on Cheyenne's south side.
Gerry Luce is spokesman for the Laramie ... [more]

State would feel fall from 'cliff,' says Mead

Dec 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead says it's clear that Wyoming would take a big financial hit if Congress fails to reach a deficit-reduction agreement to avert the ... [more]

District 25 audit 'the best you can get'

Dec 7, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A local accounting firm had no findings to report after completing this year's audit of Fremont County School District 25.
Accountant Dave Brinda from McKee, ... [more]

Change in sewer protection plan could save city $80,000

Dec 7, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council voted to eliminate the Sewer Lateral Protection Plan program that serves 1,223 homes in Riverton. City administrator Steven Weaver ... [more]

Firefighters get 'a good save' on Gas Hills blaze

Dec 7, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton firefighters kept a home from being destroyed Thursday evening after an electrical fire reportedly broke out in an attached garage on Gas Hills ... [more]

Cowboys Seeks 10-0 on Saturday Against OPSU Aggies

Dec 7, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Cowboys Seeks 10-0 on Saturday Against OPSU Aggies
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team looks to extend its perfect start to the 2012-13 ... [more]

In deal, Hudson murder suspect describes crime

Dec 7, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Joseph Jude Jenkins can't recall much about the November 2011 killings of Eric Likes and Elva Quiver, a couple he told a judge Thursday he met once before ... [more]

County to help in path rebuild

Dec 7, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Commissioners are giving their support to rebuilding the Darcie Zimmer Memorial Pathway in Riverton.
The recreation group Go Fremont County ... [more]

CWC choirs rehearse for holiday concert

Dec 6, 2012 - Staff:  Bell choir members Makayla Mierdough and Eric Haines studied a difficult passage while rehearsing for the Central Wyoming College holiday concert, which will ... [more]

Down early, Rustlers roar back to down Northwest

Dec 6, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to claim a 61-59 Region IX men's basketball victory Wednesday at Northwest College in ... [more]

Rex A. Petersen

Dec 6, 2012 - Staff:  Rex A. Petersen, of Lander, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, after a battle with cancer. He was 64 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the ... [more]

Linda J. Miller

Dec 6, 2012 - Staff:  Linda J. Miller died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 60 years old.
No services are planned.
Linda Jean Miller ... [more]

Ivan R. Haggerty

Dec 6, 2012 - Staff:  Ivan R. Haggerty, of Paradise Valley, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital after a short illness. He was 88 years old.
The viewing will ... [more]