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William M. Shipp

Dec 9, 2012 - Staff:  William M. Shipp of Lander died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Wind River Health Care in Riverton. He was 92 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Services will ... [more]

Small colleges count on local cops to handle biggest issues

Dec 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- When a Casper College instructor was killed in front of his class, there wasn't much campus security could have done to stop the attacker. He ... [more]

183 elk shot in Grand Teton hunt

Dec 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Wyoming wildlife officials say 183 elk were killed during this year's Grand Teton National Park hunt, well short of harvest estimates issued before ... [more]

Riverton drama takes 3 state titles; 7 named all-state

Dec 9, 2012 - Staff:  Theater students from Riverton High School ranked among the best in Wyoming at the conclusion of the Wyoming State Drama Festival last weekend at Central ... [more]

The way it was: School construction -- 1953

Dec 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton had just one elementary school through its first 48 years. By the early 1950s, there was enough growth to warrant a second. Surveying and site work ... [more]

Digest

Dec 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Crack-seal project under way
A $991,000 project to crack-seal highways is under way throughout Central and Northwest Wyoming, and work will continue ... [more]

County students place in photography contest

Dec 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Nature Conservancy of Wyoming has announced the winners for its fourth annual "I Believe in Conservation" high school photography contest. This year's ... [more]

Beef show new to Wyoming State Winter Fair lineup

Dec 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Preparations for the 2013 Wyoming State Winter Fair are in full swing, and several new events have been added.
The beef show and miniature bull competition ... [more]

Boy Scout seeks gift donations as part of Eagle Scout project

Dec 9, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  As part of his Eagle Scout project with Boy Scout Troop 276, Kyle Phister, 14, of Riverton, is asking local residents to shop for others this holiday ... [more]

Cooling unit malfunction put courthouse servers in danger

Dec 9, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The compressor in the building's 23-year-old air conditioner broke on Black Friday; commissioners support looking into getting a new system.

Many in ... [more]

Three injured Friday in another car wreck at Honor Farm intersection

Dec 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three people were injured in a spectacular two-vehicle accident that took place Friday evening at the intersection of Honor Farm Road and Wyoming Highway 789 ... [more]

School funds affected as stimulus money dwindles

Dec 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Local educational institutions noticed a lack of federal funding this year after spending the last of their American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ... [more]

Kids from elementary to high school pitch in for holidays

Dec 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton High School Key Club's annual toy store opened early on Saturday morning.
Organizers had planned to start the event at 9 a.m. Saturday, but ... [more]

Unemployment down again across Fremont County

Dec 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County's employment picture showed improvement in October, and the unemployment rate now stands at its lowest rate in four years -- 5.5 percent.
That's ... [more]

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]