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Robert J. Goggles

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Robert J. Goggles of Mill Creek died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He was 73 years old.
Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 29, at ... [more]

1 percent deserves voter support on Nov. 6 ballot

Nov 4, 2012 - John Lichty, Lander:  Editor:
I am writing this letter to express support for the optional 1 percent sales tax that will be appearing on the ballot.
Our county and municipal ... [more]

Shelley would take broader view of all Fremont County issues

Nov 4, 2012 - Linda Bebout, Riverton:  Editor:
I support Sherry Shelley's candidacy for in House District 55. 1 have long admired Sherry's effectiveness in getting things done. She has demonstrated ... [more]

Fremont County, there's no need to pass the 1 percent tax

Nov 4, 2012 - Tracy Mitchell, Crowheart:  Editor:
With regards to the 1 percent ballot question: I'm proud to reside in Fremont County, one of three counties that doesn't have to pass it before we ... [more]

On the optional 1 percent tax, 'the pickpocket cometh'

Nov 4, 2012 - Jack Gordon, Dubois:  Editor:
With a probability paralleling the daily rising of the sun in the east, local politicians have begun philosophizing a doomsday scenario if we don't ... [more]

Look at what matters, then vote for Sherry Shelley in HD55

Nov 4, 2012 - Nancy Sehnert, Riverton:  Editor:
Voters, I would encourage all of you to please consider Sherry Shelley for House District 55.
Get to know her views on sound budgeting, safe roads, ... [more]

Shelley's integrity makes her best choice in House race

Nov 4, 2012 - Roger and Barbara Gose, Riverton:  Editor:
The following is offered as support for Sherry Shelley in her candidacy for the House District 55 seat in the Wyoming Legislature.
There could be no ... [more]

Nothing 'far left' about Maxon in District 5

Nov 4, 2012 - Red Fyler, South Pass:  Editor:
I will try to make this short and not take up three columns like some folks do.
I have been watching the paper since the primary ended, reading all ... [more]

The way it was: Election night -- 1986

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Two Fremont County Republican mainstays got good news on election night in 1986.
State Representative Mary Odde of Shoshoni finished second in the ... [more]

2012 campaign finance reports due by Nov. 16

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Municipal and county-level candidates file their reports with the county clerk, while others are required to e-file on Wyoming's Campaign Finance ... [more]

Students to debate climate change

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College environmental science and forensics students host a public forum on climate change at 3 p.m. Thursday in room 171 of Main Hall.
The ... [more]

Peak viewing of bighorn rut begins in November

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dubois is the home of one of the largest native herds of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, and visitors can encounter herds of them close-up in their winter ... [more]

Skates wants to direct revenues toward small cities

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Democrat Connie Skates of Thermopolis called herself a political junkie when asked why she ran for Wyoming House District 28 this season.
"I've always been ... [more]

Winters: HD 28 residents would be represented well

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  With House District 28 redrawn to include cities in three separate counties, Republican candidate Nathan Winters of Thermopolis wants potential constituents to ... [more]

Digest

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  CWC hosting 'R-Word' rally
Central Wyoming College will have a 2 p.m. rally Thursday to end the R-word on the CWC campus as well as in the ... [more]

New webcam weather site now available for travelers

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  The National Weather Service in Riverton, in conjunction with the Wyoming Department of Transportation, has developed a new route-by-route webcam display ... [more]

Riverton library to have anti-bullying speaker

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Anti-bullying advocate Jamie Nabozny will speak 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave.
For four years, Nabozny was subjected ... [more]

Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' to air Nov. 10, Lander library

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  The Third Lander Metropolitan opera of this season, "The Tempest," will be presented in a live, simulcast performance at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the ... [more]

AML money major topic in House debate

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., said she was offended when House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers failed to return her phone calls about Abandoned Mine ... [more]

Lander attorney faces Thompson for District 5 county commission slot

Nov 4, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Nathan Maxon's dissatisfaction with current representation on the Fremont County Commission is why the Lander man said he is running for the District 5 ... [more]

Five hopefuls chase four seats on Wind River school board

Nov 4, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Five candidates are running this year for four open seats on the Fremont County School District 6 Board of Trustees.
Candidates are incumbents Kristin ... [more]

Post all-conference in V-ball for Tigers

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander senior helped the Tigers to a state tournament appearance this season.

Lander Valley High School senior Shanda Post finished her ... [more]

CWC women feature tall, quick lineup for 2012 hoops year

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg already feels comfortable with the options he has on his roster, and the season hasn't even ... [more]

Dubois smashes Midwest to set up state showdown

Nov 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- The big play paved the way for the Dubois Rams to return to the Class 1-A 6-man state championship game at noon this Friday at War Memorial Stadium in ... [more]

Chiefs to play 6-man football next season

Nov 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School will be playing 6-man football for the 2013 season.
After playing in the Class 1-A 11-man division during the 2012 campaign, the ... [more]

Under Lindley, CWC opens with 16-point win

Nov 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers play Monday in Orem, Utah, against a Colorado opponent.

Tanner Newbold may have been nervous inside, but the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Today

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "City maintenance costs concern council hopefuls" should have quoted Larry Bauman as saying ... [more]

Jerry Felix

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Jerry Felix died Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Lander Regional Hospital. He was 81 years old.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Museum of ... [more]

St. Stephen's students recognized

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Congratulations to the following St. Stephen's students for making the first-quarter A-B honor roll:
Third grade -- Allyson Amos, Jordan Barraza, Brianna ... [more]

Shoshoni resident chosen for 2012 UW Gold award

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Six University of Wyoming students were named UW Gold winners for 2012, including Chase McNamee of Shoshoni, a senior studying secondary education ... [more]