There’s a new face in Thomas, and it is the enthusiastic visage of Ranger Jane.  Anyone driving up Spruce St. into town is likely to see her smiling face.

Owners Terry Stone and Jane Browning keep the atmosphere light by playing with some of their merchandise.

Ranger Jane’s is a retail business that is leading the charge to fill many of the buildings on Thomas’ “upper street” and to bring more boon to the town’s growing economy.

First time business partners Jane Browning and Terry Stone decided to open up a store together that aligns their collective strengths.  With a retail background, Stone is heading up the business side of the venture.  “Jane and I talked about having a business together, and a retail business seemed the logical thing to do,” Stone said.

Browning brings the personality to the business.  “Ranger Jane started out years ago when I worked at Blackwater Falls as a campground attendant.  You’re given a uniform, of…

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