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Segment of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Shoshone National Forest Washakie Ranger District will do a partial opening of the Louis Lake Road at noon Friday.
The partial opening will be from the ... [more]

Probe into child's death ongoing; driver cooperative

May 28, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Police said 7-year-old Sophia Archer was in the painted crosswalk on West Sunset Drive when she was struck and killed Friday.

The Riverton Police ... [more]

Nebraska TV executive to be next Wyoming PBS chief

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  Terry Dugas has been the manager of content distribution for NET Television, the statewide PBS network in Lincoln, Neb., for the past seven ... [more]

Community hears ideas on new animal science facility for college

May 28, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  A new agricultural and animal science center is the newest capital construction priority at Central Wyoming College, and community members and college leaders ... [more]

Digest

May 28, 2015 - The Associated Press:  WGFD warns about young wildlife
Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are asking people to stay away from young animals because of potential harm ... [more]

Rich Wyoming donor bets on Santorum

May 28, 2015 - By Mark Niquette, Tribune News Service:  This time around, however, Foster Friess says his support will be less conspicuous.

The Wyoming fund manager who contributed $2.1 million to help ... [more]

Railroad, power plant settle long dispute over coal rate

May 28, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The disagreement began more than 10 years ago when the Missouri Basin Power Project filed a complaint saying the railroad was price gouging on coal ... [more]

Leaders tee off on waterway regs from EPA

May 28, 2015 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Wyoming officials say they're disappointed with water quality regulations the federal government released Wednesday that would extend federal authority over ... [more]

School awards ceremony postponed

May 28, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 has postponed the annual district awards ceremony at Riverton Middle School scheduled for Friday so that faculty and staff ... [more]

Living conditions of horse not cruelty under Wyoming law

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  Local officials say living conditions for a horse at the corner of West Sunset Drive and North Eighth Street West in Riverton do not meet the threshold of ... [more]

Ranger Sports

RHS falls in overtime to Central

May 28, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss ends Riverton's chance for the state soccer championship.

ROCK SPRINGS -- The Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team survived an aggressive ... [more]

Chief all-stater signs to play college basketball for CWC

May 28, 2015 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  As a high school basketball player, Loveeda White energized a large fan base while playing for Wyoming Indian. Her supporters won't have to go far to see her ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Impact, emotion and appreciation

May 28, 2015 - By Betty Starks Case:  The feelings mix freely at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

It calls to you. It haunts you. It won't let you go.
For many years that's been the effect ... [more]

What constitutes animal cruelty in community?

May 28, 2015 - Angela Rapone, Riverton:  Editor:
I also have watched the paint horse in the tiny, tiny corral as well for more than six months. He's located in the north pasture on Sunset Drive ... [more]

Lugar's list

May 28, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  The retired Republican senator scores lawmakers on cooperativeness in legislation

What does a retired U.S. senator do after six terms in office? In ... [more]

Taco bus in Riverton serving up dozens of Mexican dishes

May 28, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Daniel's Mexican Food restaurant in Riverton offers a large menu out of a large bus that is bigger than the usual taco trucks seen in many cities.
This bus, ... [more]

CWC professor earns distance educator award

May 28, 2015 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College Professor Colleen Bartlett earned the Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference in ... [more]

Lander store donates to two school districts on reservation

May 28, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Lander business manager said he wanted to find a way to give back to school districts on the Wind River Indian Reservation that are "often ... [more]