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Freda Conrad

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Freda Conrad, of Riverton, died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Care Facility of Arapahoe, Neb.
She was 96 years old.
Services are at 2 p.m. ... [more]

Ted W. Kinney

Jun 3, 2013 - Staff:  Former Riverton residient  Ted Waine Kinney of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away peacefully, Monday, May 20, 2013 at Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot.
He was ... [more]

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]