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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]

Lewis celebrates 100th birthday

Nov 2, 2012 - Staff:  Centenarian Violet Lewis of Riverton celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 13, 2012. She received congratulations from U.S. Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyoming, "The ... [more]

Not too hot, not too cold

Nov 2, 2012 - By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- Nearing Election Day, the economy offers mixed signals to voters.
A flurry of positive data on jobs, growth and consumer confidence suggest that ... [more]

Pass the tax

Nov 2, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  If we don't help ourselves, nobody else will do it

Some years ago, the State of Wyoming changed the way it shared revenue with Wyoming's cities and ... [more]

Candidate would 'serve all residents' equally

Nov 2, 2012 - Jim Allen, Candidate for House District 33, Lander:  Editor:
During candidate forums I am asked about state and tribal relations. As a supporter of the sovereign individual, I support self-determination as a ... [more]

Allen 'honorable,' but Goggles better suited for House District 33

Nov 2, 2012 - Perry Kaufman, Lander:  Editor:
I know Jim Allen. He is good and honorable man. However Patrick Goggles has been a leader in the Wyoming house. He is well respected by his ... [more]

Shelley would be a legislator 'we could talk to'

Nov 2, 2012 - Katie Ratliff, Riverton:  Editor:
I am writing this letter because I think Sherry Shelley would make a good representative for Riverton. When Sherry came to my door campaigning, she ... [more]

Digest

Nov 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Snake River levees fixed
JACKSON -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking advantage of low water levels to shore up the Snake River levees in ... [more]

Gun shops expect more business with Obama win

Nov 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- One of the nation's best gun marketers, according to Wyoming retailers, lives on the East Coast in a huge house.
"Obama was the best gun salesmen ... [more]

More mine layoffs set

Nov 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- Black Hills Corp. has laid off 11 of its workers at the Wyodak coal mine north of Gillette amid declining production.
The layoffs, which leave the ... [more]

Thompson on ticket for fourth county commission term

Nov 2, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Commission chairman Doug Thompson feels he has the knowledge to help with the local budgeting process as Fremont County, like many other ... [more]

Pavillion council has three vying for two positions

Nov 2, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The race for Pavillion City Council was uncontested before primary elections in August, when residents of the small town voted for Eileen Smith as a write-in ... [more]

Barrasso faces challengers in debate

Nov 2, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Wyoming's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate hopes to bring some levity to Washington, D.C., if he is elected Nov. 6.
"Washington is a broken system; ... [more]

Lander murder suspect bound over, but on lesser charges

Nov 2, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A Circuit Court judge said he did not find probable cause to bind over first-degree murder charges against the man accused in the September shooting death of a ... [more]

Pistol Pete pays visit Ethete

Nov 1, 2012 - Staff:  University of Wyoming mascot Pistol Pete sparred with Dezreen C'Hair, 9, as the two held up their "We're No. 1" fingers before UW's first basketball game in ... [more]

WIHS morphs into college-size gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- The changes to the playing surface were obvious. The three-point line was extended 9 inches from the familiar 19-foot-9-inch line of high school ... [more]

Cowboys put on impressive show in Ethete

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  University of Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman was one of the 1,100 people in the stands who watched the Pokes take on Fort Lewis College on Wednesday at ... [more]

Wyoming invades Ethete gym

Nov 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  ETHETE -- University of Wyoming sophomore Lance Nance Jr. sparked a 17-0 run early in the second half to propel the Pokes to an 82-61 exhibition men's ... [more]