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Dean Knight

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Dean Knight, 75, who made his home in Jeffrey City and Riverton several times over the past 35 years, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Great Falls, Mont., ... [more]

Danny L. Baker

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Danny L. Baker died Monday, April 23, 2012, at his home in Riverton.
He was 62 years old.
There will be no services.
Danny L. Baker was born Sept. 15, 1949, ... [more]

Fires, not floods

Apr 29, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Mother Nature is likely to present a different challenge this season

If it's not one thing it's another.
Fremont County is relieved, no doubt, to ... [more]

Who passes the Gerry Ford test?

Apr 29, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  It was rightly said of President Harry Truman that he liked being Harry Truman: He was comfortable being Harry Truman; he never thought about being anybody ... [more]

Student teaching at age 22

Apr 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Looking back with 20/20 hindsight garnered over a third of a century, it's easy to see the folly in the education curriculum offered by the University of ... [more]

Sales tax initiative an insult to constituents and consumer

Apr 29, 2012 - Tracy Mitchell, Crowheart:  Editor:
As the November election approaches, municipal leaders will be accosting voters to support a 25 percent sales tax increase for their share of ... [more]

Wolverines score twice early for 2-0 win over Kelly Walsh

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you happened to be just a minute late to Saturday's Riverton-Casper Kelly Walsh Class 4-A West boys soccer match, then you missed Riverton's first goal.
If ... [more]

RHS girls drill two rebounds, then hang on with 2-1 win over

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In soccer, as in basketball, offensive rebounds can turn into easy scores.
That was the case Saturday in Casper as Marcia Ashdown fired two left-footed shots ... [more]

Split ends Lady Tigers' home season

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School girls soccer coach Dean Schaff was satisfied with the way his team played in a 2-1 overtime win vs. Powell on Friday, and the same ... [more]

Tigers sweep Panthers, Broncs

Apr 29, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Everything is starting to click for Lander Valley High School in the final few weeks of the boys soccer season.
The Tigers blanked Cody 4-0 on Saturday after ... [more]

Weather shortens Bobcat Invite Friday

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  The Bobcat Invite at Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis has a reputation as the meet with the most-reliable weather of any in northwest ... [more]

Pokes Stewart and Parish finish top-25 Cougar Classic

Apr 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  PROVO, Utah-(April 28, 2012)-The University of Wyoming Cowboy golf team shot their second-best round of the season of 288 (E) on Saturday, in the final round ... [more]

Mann sets UW heptathlon record

Apr 28, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  University of Wyoming sophomore Jenna Mann had one of her most successful days Friday, as she turned in one of the best performances in school history for the ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis: Popovici, Synkova named MW all-conference

Apr 27, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Two members of the Wyoming Cowgirl Tennis Team were recognized on Thursday as the Mountain West announced the 2012 All-Conference Team. The MW awards are ... [more]

Friday RHS soccer, track rescheduled to Monday

Apr 27, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Because of high winds in the forecast, the Riverton-Casper Natrona soccer matches have been rescheduled from Friday, April 27, to Monday, April 30, according ... [more]

To the word

Apr 27, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  We're grateful for the mission of National Book Night and Poem in Your Pocket Day

This week brought two exceptionally well-intentioned observances, ... [more]

Playing with telemarketers

Apr 27, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  This is not an invitation, but I enjoy telemarketing calls.
By that I mean I enjoy playing around with the telemarketers. I enjoy wasting their time.
I know ... [more]

Three buckles for Stoll at R.S. rodeo

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The second step of the spring rodeo season was a strong one for Fremont County athletes Saturday and Sunday in Rock Springs. The county had individual winners ... [more]

WIHS Lady Chief star Hill signs to play hoops at CWC

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg likes how Wyoming Indian senior Anneshia Hill handles herself on the court and ... [more]

RHS continues spring golf season

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton High School freshman boys are making progress during the spring golf season.
The Wolverines finished second-place in the team standings last ... [more]

WHSAA delays five-class reclassification decision

Apr 27, 2012 - From staff and wire reports:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association board of directors has delayed its reclassification process by one year.
The move Tuesday came as a result of ... [more]

Building commission needs lesson in civility

Apr 27, 2012 - Doug Watford, Cheyenne:  Editor:
I would encourage everyone, at every opportunity, to attend as many government meetings as they can in order to get a glimpse of the true character of ... [more]

Positive news in community this spring

Apr 27, 2012 - Eddie and Dee Amend, Riverton:  Editor:
Three "good news" items appeared on the front page of the April 20 issue of The Ranger. They motivate us to offer comment.
1. Bebout to Run for ... [more]

Proposed academic calendar offers special programs

Apr 27, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 21 superintendent Richard McClements is proposing a 2012-13 academic calendar that would offer enrichment opportunities for Fort ... [more]

UW Summer High School Institute participants named

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 83 talented sophomores from throughout the state will be presented in the 28th annual Summer ... [more]

Wright retires from Wyoming National Guard

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  Sgt. 1st Class Michael Wright, of Riverton, retired from the Wyoming Army National Guard, after 22 years of service. He most recently served as chief mechanic ... [more]

Achievers

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  Two county natives named to UW honor society
Top University of Wyoming students are new members of Mortar Board, the national senior honor society.
Selection ... [more]

Gard, Upton to marry May 12

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  Richard and Debra Gard are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Lynzzi Emma Gard to Dax Kelley Upton, the son of Randy Upton and TaRena ... [more]

Brost and Komrs wed April 13

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  Kelly and Renee Brost, Randy Komrs and Marilyn (Curtis) Hennrich are pleased to announce the marriage of Crystal Dawn Brost to Terry James Komrs.
The wedding ... [more]

William T. 'Bill' Romine

Apr 27, 2012 - Staff:  William T. "Bill" Romine, 87, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at his home in Lander.
Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Lander VFW Hall. ... [more]