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Long-awaited roof repair at Riverton library approved

Oct 30, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A project to improve the Riverton Branch Library's leaky roof has the green light to begin. Fremont County Commissioners approved hiring architects and ... [more]

Seven vie for four school board seats

Oct 30, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The District 25 field includes five first-time candidates and two incumbents.

The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees in Riverton has ... [more]

Allen tries for House seat as Goggles retires

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Republican Wyoming House District 33 candidate Jim Allen has spent his life cooperating with fellow residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation. ... [more]

Big fundraising lead for Ceballos over Balow

Oct 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Democrat Mike Ceballos has raised about $100,000 more than Republican Jillian Balow in the state superintendent of public instruction ... [more]

Judicial learning center to be built at state Supreme Court building

Oct 30, 2014 - McClatchy Newspapers:  CHEYENNE -- Construction could begin as soon as January on a new Judicial Learning Center to be housed in the state's Supreme Court building in downtown ... [more]

Still no sign of missing woman

Oct 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- An aerial search for a 61-year-old Casper woman who has been missing for nearly a month didn't turn up any clues to her disappearance.
Kristi ... [more]

Digest

Oct 30, 2014 - The Associated Press:  FedEx Ground to build in Cody
CODY -- FedEx Ground plans a new hub to serve northeastern Wyoming that could bring up to 70 jobs to Cody.
The city's ... [more]

Four vie for two seats on District 14 board

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Kelly Hiwalker, a newcomer, says she has wanted to run for a couple of years.

Four candidates are competing for two spots on the Fremont County ... [more]

Shoshoni woman running for council as write-in

Oct 30, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Kathryn Dewitt wasn't expecting to be a write-in candidate for one of two open spots on the Shoshoni Town Council.
"A couple people said, 'Well you should,'" ... [more]

Dubois mayor seeking second term; opponent hopes to grow economy

Oct 30, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Incumbent Dubois mayor Twila Blakeman faces a challenger in Grant Miller. Voters will elect one to serve a four-year term on Tuesday.
Blakeman has been the ... [more]

Ranger Sports

Wolverines tangle with Powell to start playoffs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 6 p.m. at Wolverine Field, an hour earlier than normal, and admission will be charged.

With hopes of winning a first-round playoff ... [more]

RHS spikers open West regional vs. Rock Springs

Oct 30, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team, one of the top blocking teams in Wyoming, will take its height and offensive punch to Green River as as the Class ... [more]

Shoshoni top seed at regional VB tourney

Oct 30, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers and the Wind River Lady Cougars have been put on the opposite side of the Class 2-A West regional volleyball bracket tournament.
The ... [more]

Ranger Opinion / Community

Fun and safe

Oct 30, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  There is a lot going on for Halloween, so take it easy and avoid trouble

Individual ways of having fun are as varied as the many costumes little ... [more]

Gard deserves vote support for several reasons

Oct 30, 2014 - Delene Berg, Riverton:  Editor:
I'm sure there are voters in our great City of Riverton who have not have the opportunity to meet or get to know Rich Gard. I support Rich as our ... [more]

Baker 'would be the best' mayor, say his past workers

Oct 30, 2014 - Denise LeBrock, Riverton:  Editor:
Well, in the election for Mayor of Riverton it is obvious that Mr. Gard has a lot of rich business friends who are writing to support him. But rich ... [more]

When voting, know how they think

Oct 30, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  Coincidence of Halloween and Election Day is apt

Here I am, stuck between Halloween and Election Day.
It's an uncomfortable spot for a columnist, ... [more]