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Mable Helen (Hayes) Eatherton

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Mable Helen (Hayes) Eatherton, of Terry, Mont., died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Holy Rosary Health Center in Miles City, Mont. She was 88 years ... [more]

Zane Lobdell

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Zane Lobdell of Riverton died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at his home. He was 70 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place.
The family will have ... [more]

The way it was: Shrine Circus parade -- 1955

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  The Shrine Circus comes to Fremont County later this month, continuing a June tradition more than half a century in the making.
Part of the annual fun is the ... [more]

CWC ups minimum GPA requirement for scholarships

Jun 3, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  In 2014, students will have to maintain a 2.5 grade point average or higher to be eligible for the support.

Beginning in 2014, students seeking ... [more]

Paving begins on repair project on U.S. 26

Jun 3, 2013 - From staff reports:  Paving began Tuesday on the $432,300 flood repair project west of Riverton on U.S. Highway 26, according to Robert Scheidemantel, Wyoming Department of ... [more]

Innovation adviser and author to speak at CWC

Jun 3, 2013 - From staff reports:  Internationally recognized business adviser and author Braden Kelley will give a free public presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ... [more]

Fight among neighbors ends in arrest, citation

Jun 3, 2013 - From staff reports:  Deputies were called to the Shoshoni trailer park twice.
 
Roy Snyder, 47, of Shoshoni, was arrested for criminal entry May 26 after first being ... [more]

Riverton's Relay for Life set for June 21; teams can register now

Jun 3, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Riverton's Relay for Life will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 21 and end at noon June 22 at Riverton High School.
Registration will begin at 4 p.m. June 21. Team ... [more]

Enzi accepting fall internship applications

Jun 3, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington, D.C., office this fall. The deadline ... [more]

Karaoke, book clubs, trivia on tap for summer readers

Jun 3, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Branch Library will host an array of programs for children, teens and adults this summer. Registration begins Monday.
There will be children's ... [more]

Family planning efforts at center of increased budget request from Public Health

Jun 3, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Much of the department's annual funding comes from outside grants, not county appropriations.

Increased personnel costs and support for the Emergency ... [more]

Brothers accused of first-degree murder both say 'not guilty'

Jun 3, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The two brothers charged with the first-degree murder of a man whose skeletal remains were found on the Wind River Indian Reservation entered not guilty pleas ... [more]

Custodian carries a tune

Jun 3, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Kindergartener Samantha Mendes calls Steve Gora the "best singing janitor I've ever heard."
Gora, a night custodian at Ashgrove Elementary School, performed ... [more]

Police eye speed and alcohol in crash probe

Jun 3, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Law enforcement authorities are investigating excessive speed and alcohol use as possible contributing factors in last Sunday's fatal rollover roughly 10 miles ... [more]

RMS students showcase talent

May 31, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School students presented 16 acts during their end-of-school talent show Thursday. MaKenzie Valerio and Joseph Alberts presented a shooting ... [more]

'Dash for Cash' 5K event set for Saturday

May 31, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With a favorable weather forecast predicted, the Dash for Cash, a 5K run and walk event sponsored by P.E.O. takes place Saturday.
Money raised from the event ... [more]

Riverton soccer team second in state U14 tourney

May 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Rampage soccer players finished a highly successful youth career with a runner-up finish Monday in the Under-14 gold division at the Wyoming Cup in ... [more]

Quayle, Webb, Post representing county in all-star basketball series

May 31, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School standout basketball players Xavier Webb and Seth Quayle represent the Wyoming all-stars this weekend against the South Dakota all-stars in ... [more]

St. John Lutheran Church marks 50 years of worship

May 31, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The first worship service of St. John Lutheran Church in Riverton was no small one: 170 attendees filled the multi-person room at Jackson Elementary School on ... [more]

Today

May 31, 2013 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page six story "Pitching a strong suit in Riverton Little League so far" should have said the Dodgers played the ... [more]

Barbara Jane Wood Campbell

May 31, 2013 - Staff:  Barbara Jane Wood Campbell, of Riverton, died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 91 years old.
Graveside services ... [more]

MSU offers new scholarship for American Indian students

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  Montana State University's College of Arts and Architecture is offering a new scholarship for American Indian students wishing to study art, architecture, film ... [more]

Mauliks celebrate 60 years

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  Lewis and Carol Maulik celebrated 60 years of marriage Friday, May 24.
The two Riverton natives were childhood sweethearts with their courtship blossoming on ... [more]

Hyatt honored for volunteer service in Washington, D.C.

May 31, 2013 - From staff reports:  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wyoming's top two youth volunteers of 2013, Darlee Hyatt, 18, of Riverton, and Rachel Ehlers, 14, of Newcastle, were honored in the nation's ... [more]

No question: Tax breaks help rich the most

May 31, 2013 - By Lisa Mascaro, MCT Washington Bureau:  Federal income tax breaks disproportionately benefit wealthier households, according to a report issued Wednesday that is certain to become ammunition in the ... [more]

Lower wolf hunt quota right idea temporarily

May 31, 2013 - Anthony F. Duarte, Riverton:  Editor:
I would like to comment about the newspaper editorial from earlier this month about hunting quotas for wolves, and the responding letter from Mr. Ron ... [more]

Last days of school

May 31, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Graduates aren't the only ones with a worthy accomplishment

More attention is paid to high school and community college graduates this time of year, ... [more]

Digest

May 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Forest parcel on the market
JACKSON -- After years of on-and-off talk about a sale, the U.S. Forest Service has chosen Sotheby's International Realty to ... [more]

School kids make 'wounded warrior' bracelets

May 31, 2013 - By Chilton Tuppin, Laramie Boomerang:  LARAMIE (AP) -- In Military History Club, University of Wyoming Lab School students watch war films, talk military history and make bracelets.
But ... [more]

Governor calls on state to help with Oklahoma twister relief

May 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is calling on state residents to join an effort to raise money to support victims of the recent tornado that hit Moore, ... [more]

'Hill bill' ballot drive falls far short; state's petition process toughest in U.S.

May 31, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The secretary of state's office says the drive to repeal a new law reducing the powers and duties of Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction ... [more]

Two uranium companies set to merge

May 31, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Two companies developing uranium mines in Fremont County look set to merge. On May 24, Energy Fuels Inc agreed to purchase Strathmore Minerals ... [more]

Cattle count decreases by 5 percent

May 31, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The 95,000 head estimate is within 1 percent of average since 1975.

Cattle operations in Fremont County shrank last year. Recent data from the ... [more]

Wiretaps, informants aided authorities in big meth bust

May 31, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Six suspects have been arrested, and five remain in custody.
 
The arrest count in a recent methamphetamine bust in Fremont County now stands at six, ... [more]

Farmers market draws some complaints, but city opts to leave it at Broadway location

May 31, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Farmers Market will remain on Broadway Avenue for its second season this summer, despite opposition from some downtown businesses.
The farmer's ... [more]

Rodeo trio from county atop high school standings

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The state rodeo is June 5-9 in Douglas

Two cowgirls and one cowboy from Fremont County ended the high school regular rodeo season in the top ... [more]

Football and track coach jobs vacant in Shoshoni

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Shoshoni High School athletic director Max Mills needs to hire a head football coach and a track coach for next year.
Former Shoshoni football coach Rick ... [more]

Pitching a strong suit in Riverton Little League so far

May 30, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Phillies of the Riverton Little League baseball Major division have produced an early record of 6-2 to sit first at the halfway point of the season.
The ... [more]

Today

May 30, 2013 - Staff:  Births
HOPPER

A daughter was born to Judith Ann Osborne and Brockrick Hopper, of Riverton, at 3:39 a.m. May 10, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. ... [more]

Committee picks Inberg-Miller for concrete project

May 30, 2013 - Staff:  The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has selected Inberg-Miller Engineers as the design firm for a Riverton concrete repair project, which will be the first ... [more]