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Closure order at Lander landfill tied to small contamination, officials confirm

Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District superintendent Andy Frey says a "small detection" of contamination is what caused the decision to close Lander's ...

Opening of forest roads postponed

The seasonal opening of three roads on the Wapiti Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will have delayed openings due to snow drifts and road ...

Deputies honor fallen peace officers

Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputies wore black bands over their badges Thursday to mark National Peace Officer Memorial Day.
The bands are meant to ...

'Wash' system fixes funding concern for BOCHES program

The Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services has solved the funding problems it faced last year due to increased ...

Riverton Museum loans Western memorabilia to library display

The Riverton Museum announced the completion of a Cowboy Gear exhibit at the Riverton Branch Library.
Riverton Museum curator Karline Schubach partnered ...

CWC hosting Exploration Camp for middle schoolers

A weeklong overnight Exploration Camp geared toward middle school students is scheduled for June 22 to June 26 at the Central Wyoming College Sinks Canyon ...

Spiritual run to challenge endurance

Organizers are preparing to accommodate more than 200 runners who have signed up to participate in the Moccasin Lake Challenge Run on Saturday in Fort ...

Ideas pouring in for name of new elementary school

Fremont County School District 25 has received more than 50 suggested names for the new K-3 elementary school building planned to open by the summer of 2016 at ...

Bumpy month in county attorney's office leaves rebuilding job under way

The recent termination of a Fremont County deputy attorney marks the second time in as many months a prosecutor has left the County Attorney's Office.
One ...

Campbell challenged in HD34; two file vs. Case for state senate

About two dozen Fremont County residents filed for political office through Friday.
The formal filing period opened Thursday and continues through May 30 for ...

Chris Curtis Joubert

Memorial service for former Riverton resident Chris Joubert are at 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Gillette Christian Center, with the Rev. Clint Pickrel ...

Norman R. Hillmer

Dr. Norman R. Hillmer, of Lander, died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service is at 11 a.m. Friday, May 23, at Bethel Lutheran Church ...

David L. Shoup

David L. Shoup, of Riverton, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after a 10-year battle with multiple sclerosis. He ...

Anthropology students excel at state

Current and former students in the Central Wyoming College anthropology program were awarded scholarships and prizes for work presented at the 2014 conference ...

CWC speech and debate team places 10th in nation

The Central Wyoming College speech and debate team placed tenth in the nation among community colleges at the National Individual Events Tournament at Arizona ...

Phi Kappa Phi inducts five county residents

Four Fremont County residents recently were initiated into the University of Wyoming chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective ...

Rock Springs Lady Tiger sophomore Madisyn Cantrell got behind Riverton's defense and scored her team's only goal in the sixth minute, but it was all Rock ...

Wyoming athlete wins MWC decathlon

Junior Kyle Sullivan wasn't flashy during Thursday's decathlon at the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Championships, but he was solid and that proved to be enough ...

What a month for great showings by some local athletes

In the last two weeks, Kaylee Burnett, Tristan White and Easton Paxton have produced big-time headlines in the sports pages of the Ranger.
The eye-opening ...

Wyoming needn't fear science

And we shouldn't refuse to teach it in our schools

Sometimes politics and science get all twisted up.
That's what has happened in Wyoming at the ...

 
 

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