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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]

Rams to host Midwest in 6-man semifinals

Oct 31, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  There is an old adage in Wyoming prep football: To win in November, you'd better be able to run the ball.
With that in mind no team runs the ball like the ... [more]

Senior Kristen Bailey named all-state

Oct 31, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine senior volleyball player Kristen Bailey was named to the Class 4-A all-state team, the Wyoming Coaches Association announced.
Bailey joins ... [more]

Tigers second at state swim meet

Oct 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School closed the gap in the swimming pool with Jackson on Saturday in Gillette, but the Tigers settled for a second-place finish in the ... [more]

John W. Hampton

Oct 31, 2012 - Staff:  John W. Hampton, of Lander, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Wind River Health Care in Riverton. He was 72 years old.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 19, ... [more]

Today

Oct 31, 2012 - Staff:  Births
KEELE

A son was born to Wanda Peden and Thomas Keele Sr., of Riverton, at 4:50 p.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

Defendant in Hudson double homicide case to plead guilty

Oct 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  In exchange for the plea, two first-degree murder charges against Ryan Hanway would be dismissed.

A defendant in the Hudson double homicide case ... [more]

CWC board candidates stress perks of athletics

Oct 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both candidates running to represent the Wind River Indian Reservation on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees said students get more out of local ... [more]

Basketball coach separates from CWC

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Curtis Condie won't be coaching the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team for the 2012-13 season.
The decision to terminate Condie's employment at CWC ... [more]

Trailer in Pavillion destroyed by blaze

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  County firefighters responded at about 6 p.m. Sunday to a trailer home fire on Disneyland Road in Pavillion.
No one was injured, but officials said a ... [more]

Wyoming voters face three amendments next week

Oct 30, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.
The first proposal would amend the Wyoming Constitution to ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Oct 30, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Just fine, thanks
We can be glad today that we are far-removed from the Eastern Time Zone, where an estimated 100 million people are dealing with the ... [more]

Cowboys set to play basketball contest at WIHS

Oct 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  History will be made Wednesday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays for the first time in Ethete.
Game time is 7 p.m. at Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Sweeps aren't memorable ... unless they're close to home

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One of the last true home run hitters from the Riverton Raiders American Legion baseball team was Trevor Wilson who wrapped up his collegiate career at Miles ... [more]

Settlemire leads RHS at state swim meet

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School sophomore swimmer Jordan Settlemire led Wolverine swimmers at the state high school swim meet Thursday and Friday in ... [more]