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County OKs more money for hospice, urges long- term solvency

Feb 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Managers of the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton are getting a $300,000 injection into their operation in an effort to expand service and reach ... [more]

Pavillion residents, businesses battle water perceptions

Feb 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  With all the attention on water quality issues in the Pavillion area, Miss Ginny's Roost proprietor Ginny Warren wondered whether she should install a water ... [more]

Sign up for UW's Chief Washakie scholarships

Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2012-2013 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The ... [more]

Boy Scouts collecting food donations

Feb 6, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer Staff Writer:  The Boy Scouts of America Wind River District is conducting its annual Scouting for Food Drive on Saturday, Feb 11, in Lander and Riverton.
"Boy Scouts and ... [more]

Northern Arapaho General Council is Feb. 11

Feb 6, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Northern Arapaho General Council chairwoman Andrea Clifford in announcing the agenda for the meeting on Feb. 11 stated the selected topics of discussion affect ... [more]

School district completes petition for improvement

Feb 6, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  After months of collecting the required 100 signatures from registered voters residing in Fremont County School District 21, superintendent Richard McClements ... [more]

CWC debate team earns awards at Salt Lake contest

Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  A Central Wyoming College debate team won the junior varsity division of the University of Utah's Great Salt Lake tournament on Jan. 7.
The team of Nick ... [more]

Wind River students give to military families

Feb 6, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Students at Wind River schools pledged an entire week of fundraising in an effort to raise money to assist Pavillion-area servicemen and women and their ... [more]


Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  CWC welcomes new graduates
Several Central Wyoming College students met the requirements for graduation at the conclusion of the fall ... [more]

Medallion found Friday in rural spot

Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  In the latter stages of the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion Treasure Hunt, it's not uncommon for dozens of searchers to be in the same area, closing in on ... [more]

Saturday sculptors create icy artwork

Feb 6, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Icy conditions caused one side of Main Street to be blocked off on Saturday -- but in a good way.
Ice sculptors arrived bright and early as they prepared to ... [more]

A year into his term, Warpness more comfy with city learning

Feb 6, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Imagine growing up in an area where each street corner has a memory -- the tree you climbed as a kid, the spot where you cheered against the high school rival, ... [more]

Unemployment crept higher in December

Feb 6, 2012 - Staff:  Continuing a wintertime trend, there wasn't much movement in Fremont County's uemployment picture as the new year began.
The county's unemploymnet rate inched ... [more]

Police have identified a suspect in stabbing

Feb 3, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Authorities have identified a suspect, although there has not been an arrest made, in the stabbing Wednesday at or near the Maverik Country Store in south ... [more]

Big weekend coming for winter carnival

Feb 3, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The snow arrived just in time to provide a proper backdrop for the Wild West Winter Carnival's weekend festivities.
Saturday will see an array of activities. ... [more]

Trial starts in case of altering course of the Wind River

Feb 3, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Trial started this week in Casper concerning allegations that LeClair Irrigation District and its former operations manager are responsible for failing to ... [more]

Man critical after Maverik incident

Feb 2, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  A man stabbed several times in the torso and once in the face remained in critical condition Thursday at a Salt Lake City hospital after an attack reported ... [more]

Riverview Road rebuild set

Feb 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Plans are in the works for a 2013 reconstruction of Riverview Road between Augusta Drive and Rein Road in Riverton, and the Wyoming Department of ... [more]

Commissioner district borders may be redrawn; comment sought

Feb 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese is planning to solicit public comment on proposed changes to commission voting district boundary lines.
Coinciding with ... [more]

Emergency calls

Feb 1, 2012 - Staff:  In Riverton police reports from Tuesday to Wednesday morning:
Anderson Antelope, 50, of Riverton, was arrested for public intoxication.
Dawn Bell, 31, of ... [more]

Liquor store burglarized; one suspect may have cut himself o

Feb 1, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is investigating a burglary at a liquor store where it's believed one of the two suspects was cut while accessing a window and ... [more]

County looks to cut health care costs

Feb 1, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission is enlisting the services of a company to evaluate and enact possible cost-saving changes to its employee health insurance ... [more]

Farm and Ranch Days begins

Feb 1, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  When a bee is coming toward you, the natural tendency is to panic. However, bees will die if they sting someone and they only attack as a defense ... [more]

Driver charged in wreck that killed 11-year-old-girl

Feb 1, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  The Lander man who authorities say was the driver of a pickup truck that struck and killed an 11-year-old girl in December has been charged with aggravated ... [more]

Flaming ice cubes, killer cigarettes and collapsing clay

Jan 31, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  After researching science project ideas on the Internet, Gia Gray felt she had found the perfect one.
"Flaming ice cubes" asks what will attract the most heat ... [more]

Wind hinders tree habitat project

Jan 31, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Blustery winds proved to be a deterrent as members of the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and other ... [more]

Lander man dead in crash; alcohol a factor

Jan 31, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Authorities say alcohol was involved in the rollover that killed a Lander man Saturday near Strokers motorcycle shop in Lander.
"Alcohol is a factor," said ... [more]

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Jan 29, 2012 - Staff:  Thank you for subscribing to The Ranger! Your current subscription level allows you to view the .pdf version of today's paper. Just click on the image ... [more]

Pavillion school board has vacancy after resignation

Jan 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 6 Board of Trustees is seeking a new member after Marilyn Lund resigned from her seat on Jan. 16 after 19 years of ... [more]

Celebrate Mardi Gras, help Child Development

Jan 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Mardi Gras is coming to Riverton thanks to a fundraiser benefiting Child Development Services of Fremont County.
The Mardi Gras Masked Ball starts at 6 p.m. ... [more]