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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]

Giants celebrate World Series title

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Fresh from their World Series sweep, the San Francisco Giants came home Monday, and a jubilant Bay Area celebrated their arrival.
The San Francisco Giants, ... [more]

Wyoming coach humbled by suspension from football team

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Saying his one-week suspension for his conduct after the Air Force game was humbling and difficult, Wyoming coach Dave Christensen apologized a ... [more]

Miller is 'the clearest choice' in District 55

Oct 30, 2012 - John D. Angst, Dubois:  Editor:
I write to express my view regarding the House Race in District 55. I believe that David Miller has demonstrated his skills as a legislator and as a ... [more]

When you're a winner, it makes you want to sing

Oct 30, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Let's get this straight from the start. As a Colorado Rockies season ticket holder, I am not permitted to be a San Francisco Giants fan. I get it. There is no ... [more]

Inmate sues state for $15 million

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming prison inmate is suing the state for re-sentencing that led to the loss of his possessions.
Inmate Michael Patterson is seeking $15 ... [more]

Some residents want a truck ban on Teton Pass

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Some Teton County residents want semitrailers banned from using Teton Pass until transportation officials can ensure the safety of the steep mountain ... [more]

Digest

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Body found near Laramie ID'd
LARAMIE -- Authorities have identified a 55-year-old woman whose body was found by a sheepherder north of Laramie in ... [more]

Rodeo royalty coronation ball Nov. 10

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  The 2013 Fremont County Fair and Rodeo Royalty will kick off the 2013 year with their coronation event, "Celebrating 100 Years With Cowboys and Angels," on ... [more]

Wayne L. Delorme

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Wayne L. Delorme, of St. Stephens, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper surrounded by his family. He was 65 years old.
Memorial ... [more]

Florence 'Pug' Ella Lanouette

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Florence "Pug" Ella Lanouette Jacobs, of Lander, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. She was 82 years old.
A celebration of life was Saturday, Oct. 20, at Mt. Hope ... [more]

Today

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger the page one story "Four moose poached near Hudson" should have said the moose were poached on private land within ... [more]

RMS puts on a play

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School students Brittany Dweyer, Michelle Allen, Sydney Wehr and Celeste Ashdown listened during a dramatic moment of their circus melodrama ... [more]

Basketball coach Condie 'separates' from CWC

Oct 29, 2012 - Staff:  In a press release emailed to the Central Wyoming College campus Monday afternoon, the college announced that, "Curtis Condie, Head Coach/Sports Information ... [more]

Air quality OK around gas field near Pavillion

Oct 28, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Air Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Envi-ronmental Quality has found that air around natural gas wells and compression stations near ... [more]

Miller seeks eighth term in Cheyenne

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, said he has enjoyed the opportunity to face some challengers this year in the race for Wyoming House District 55.
"I have ... [more]

Shelley: Time for a change in HD 55

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Though she is running as a Democrat for Wyoming House District 55, Sherry Shelley of Riverton said her political party isn't the only thing that would make her ... [more]

Trail of Terror: CWC hosts spooky night of fun for a good cause

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A frightening array of ghouls, ghosts and goblins roamed the hallways of the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center on Friday, practicing their ... [more]

Gordon named by Mead to be new state treasurer

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Friday announced his choice of Buffalo rancher Mark Gordon as Wyoming's new state treasurer.
Gordon, 55, succeeds Joe Meyer, who ... [more]

Entries sought for Make It With Wool contest

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns will be featured at the District Make It With Wool competition Nov. 3 for District 4 at the Reach ... [more]

Celtic music duo to perform Tuesday in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Men of Worth, a folk duo specializing in Celtic music, are in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center at Central Wyoming College.
The ... [more]

Women's expo to feature wares of more than 30 female retailers

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fifth Annual Dubois Women's Business Expo will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center.
More than 30 female ... [more]

Collection of photos from Wind River reservation wins book award

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  "Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation" by Sara Wiles was named the winner of the 2012 High Plains Book Awards for Best Art ... [more]

UW Extension plans artificial insemination school in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Learn beef cattle artificial insemination knowledge and techniques plus beef cattle management information by attending the University of Wyoming Extension AI ... [more]

Dallas Brass in concert Friday at CWC

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Dallas Brass, a brass ensemble that incorporates percussion, is in concert Friday, Nov. 2, at Central Wyoming College.
The 7:30 p.m. performance, which ... [more]