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UW intern to help city determine fate of downtown lot

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has recruited a University of Wyoming intern to determine the best use for the city's recently acquired property at 422 E. Main ... [more]

Solid waste board set to discuss expiring rez trash contract

Oct 31, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting next week to discuss solid waste management on the Wind River ... [more]

City teachers thankful for smaller classes

Oct 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton's kindergarten through second-grade teachers have been enjoying the smaller class sizes they experienced this year because of the relocation of all ... [more]

Panel suggests BLM sterilize wild horses

Oct 31, 2012 - By Shannon Dininny, The Associated Press:  The mustang populations can double naturally within five years if left unchecked.

SALT LAKE CITY -- The federal agency charged with managing wild ... [more]

Second-graders present Halloween Spooktacular

Oct 31, 2012 - Staff:  Aspen Park Elementary School second-graders presented their October musical "Halloween Spooktacular" before a crowded gymnasium audience Tuesday. Above, ... [more]

Faculty senate recommends UW Postpone Y Cross sale five years

Oct 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A resolution by the University of Wyoming Faculty Senate hasn't swayed school administrators from their plan to sell a southeast Wyoming ranch the ... [more]

Digest

Oct 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Hunters approaching first wolf quota
CHEYENNE -- Hunters are more than halfway toward meeting the quota for Wyoming's first wolf hunt since the animals ... [more]

RMS puts on a play

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School students Brittany Dweyer, Michelle Allen, Sydney Wehr and Celeste Ashdown listened during a dramatic moment of their circus melodrama ... [more]

Today

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger the page one story "Four moose poached near Hudson" should have said the moose were poached on private land within ... [more]

Rodeo royalty coronation ball Nov. 10

Oct 30, 2012 - Staff:  The 2013 Fremont County Fair and Rodeo Royalty will kick off the 2013 year with their coronation event, "Celebrating 100 Years With Cowboys and Angels," on ... [more]

Digest

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Body found near Laramie ID'd
LARAMIE -- Authorities have identified a 55-year-old woman whose body was found by a sheepherder north of Laramie in ... [more]

Some residents want a truck ban on Teton Pass

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Some Teton County residents want semitrailers banned from using Teton Pass until transportation officials can ensure the safety of the steep mountain ... [more]

Inmate sues state for $15 million

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming prison inmate is suing the state for re-sentencing that led to the loss of his possessions.
Inmate Michael Patterson is seeking $15 ... [more]

Wyoming voters face three amendments next week

Oct 30, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.
The first proposal would amend the Wyoming Constitution to ... [more]

Trailer in Pavillion destroyed by blaze

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  County firefighters responded at about 6 p.m. Sunday to a trailer home fire on Disneyland Road in Pavillion.
No one was injured, but officials said a ... [more]

Basketball coach separates from CWC

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Curtis Condie won't be coaching the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team for the 2012-13 season.
The decision to terminate Condie's employment at CWC ... [more]

CWC board candidates stress perks of athletics

Oct 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both candidates running to represent the Wind River Indian Reservation on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees said students get more out of local ... [more]

Defendant in Hudson double homicide case to plead guilty

Oct 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  In exchange for the plea, two first-degree murder charges against Ryan Hanway would be dismissed.

A defendant in the Hudson double homicide case ... [more]

Basketball coach Condie 'separates' from CWC

Oct 29, 2012 - Staff:  In a press release emailed to the Central Wyoming College campus Monday afternoon, the college announced that, "Curtis Condie, Head Coach/Sports Information ... [more]

Bighorn Sheep Center gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Dubois

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  The National Bighorn Sheep Center marks its 19th annual fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 3, with dinner auction and games at the Headwaters Arts and Conference ... [more]

Digest

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  College plans to boost grad number
SHERIDAN -- The Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees has endorsed a new strategic plan with ... [more]

DEQ deputy appointed to agency's top position

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Todd Parfitt as the new director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
Parfitt is deputy director at DEQ ... [more]

The way it was: Rheumatic fever control -- 1957

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Polio was a huge public health concern in the 1950s, but rheumatic fever wasn't far behind. As with many such illnesses, the public schools were a primary ... [more]

'Fremont Fantasia' to open the Fremont County Orchestra's fall concert season

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Orchestra has announced a "Fremont Fantasia" fall concert to open its 26th season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lander Valley High ... [more]

Library hosting 'Timon of Athens'

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Lander library presents Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the third play of the 2012-13 season's broadcasts from the National Theater in London.
The ... [more]

Dallas Brass in concert Friday at CWC

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Dallas Brass, a brass ensemble that incorporates percussion, is in concert Friday, Nov. 2, at Central Wyoming College.
The 7:30 p.m. performance, which ... [more]

UW Extension plans artificial insemination school in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Learn beef cattle artificial insemination knowledge and techniques plus beef cattle management information by attending the University of Wyoming Extension AI ... [more]

Collection of photos from Wind River reservation wins book award

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  "Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation" by Sara Wiles was named the winner of the 2012 High Plains Book Awards for Best Art ... [more]

Women's expo to feature wares of more than 30 female retailers

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fifth Annual Dubois Women's Business Expo will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center.
More than 30 female ... [more]

Celtic music duo to perform Tuesday in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Men of Worth, a folk duo specializing in Celtic music, are in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center at Central Wyoming College.
The ... [more]