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Cheyenne businessman Murray part of bid slate in secretary of state campaign

Jun 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Republican Ed Murray of Cheyenne used a recent Fremont County tour to meet with local officials and voters to build support for his campaign for Wyoming ... [more]

Challenging time for college HR office amid high-level retirements

Jun 9, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Human resources employees at Central Wyoming College have been busy this year as they work to replace retiring staff members.
"We have loads of searches ... [more]

Big gains in employment since last year

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ... [more]

Cheyenne businessman Murray part of bid slate in secretary of state campaign

Jun 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Republican Ed Murray of Cheyenne used a recent Fremont County tour to meet with local officials and voters to build support for his campaign for Wyoming ... [more]

Challenging time for college HR office amid high-level retirements

Jun 9, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Human resources employees at Central Wyoming College have been busy this year as they work to replace retiring staff members.
"We have loads of searches ... [more]

Big gains in employment since last year

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ... [more]

What if Bergdahl were your son?

Jun 9, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  You'd probably want no stone left unturned to free him

Did the President break the law by making the trade?
No, I won't be going to Hailey, Idaho, ... [more]

Raiders the host team at Peck invite this weekend

Jun 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The competition for the Riverton Raiders should pick up this weekend at the Roy Peck Wood Bat baseball tournament.
Riverton entertains Douglas, Green River ... [more]

St. Margaret's taps Chouinard as next principal

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  St. Margaret's Catholic School has hired Mary Jo Chouinard as principal for the 2014-2015 school year.
She has 39 years experience in education, including 24 ... [more]

Athletes help civic organizations recruit volunteers

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Twenty-two runners and walkers helped five local civic organizations recruit volunteers May 17 during the second annual Good Samaritan Run, Walk and Drive ... [more]

Mary 'Lucy' Harris

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Mary "Lucy" Harris, of Riverton, died Monday, June 2, 2014, at her home. She was 70 years old.
Memorial services will be at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's ... [more]

Today

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Births
TRACK
A son was born to Tashina Tillman and Galen Track Sr., of Fort Washakie, at 6:59 a.m. April 8, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 ... [more]

BLM reminds public of fire risk

Jun 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  With more people spending time outdoors, the Bureau of Land Management reminds everyone to be cautious while using campfires.
BLM Wyoming fire management ... [more]

NSCS inducts Roseno into membership

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph S. Roseno of Riverton has accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
"NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic ... [more]

Myers named to dean's list at Bates College

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Samuel Myers of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Bates College for the winter 2014 semester -- a distinction earned by students whose cumulative ... [more]

Rotary Clubs install new presidents

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Lander and Riverton Rotary Clubs had their annual joint "gavel exchange" to install new club presidents last week at the Museum of the American West in ... [more]

Four Riverton residents named to BHSU dean's list

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. A total of 734 students maintained a ... [more]

Vatansever, Newlin to wed June 21

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Patricia and Mick Newlin of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Newlin, to Emre Vatansever of Istanbul, Turkey, the son ... [more]

City 'totally wrong' to do away with alley trash service

Jun 6, 2014 - Kevin Medlen, Riverton:  Editor:
Regarding the city trying to quit doing trash pickup from dumpsters in the alleys, I think it is totally wrong to force that on people.
On a lot of ... [more]

College levies optional mill; fund source controlled locally

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  President Jo Anne McFarland said the mill levy is expected to generate about $1 million in fiscal year 2015 and $1.05 million fiscal year 2016.

The ... [more]

Water study at Pavillion gas field nears

Jun 6, 2014 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  State officials planning to meet with homeowners affected by tainted groundwater in a Fremont County gas field have finished one investigation and are wrapping ... [more]

Pros swap ideas for programs using Health and Science Center

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Local health professionals are looking for collaboration opportunities at the new Central Wyoming College Health and Science Center.
At a meeting on campus ... [more]

A valued service

Jun 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Public reaction to losing alley trash collection shows it is valued highly

The Riverton City Council apparently has been getting an earful from alley ... [more]

Fastpitch team slated for busy summer

Jun 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball manager Mark Stone has assembled his roster with players from four different Wyoming towns for the 2014 season. ... [more]

City closes in on new public works director

Jun 6, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council and members of the public met the only finalist for the position of public works director this week.
A meet-and-greet with Kyle ... [more]

Note to our readers

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Currently we are unable to upload individual stories to DailyRanger.com, but we hope to be back to our full strength on Monday.
In the meantime, please ... [more]

Boysen, Sinks Canyon state parks receive $5,000 gift

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Funds will go toward the Kids eXtreme programs.

Devon Energy recently donated $5,000 to four Wyoming State Parks and their Kids eXtreme programs. ... [more]

Hospice facilities recognized for giving 'best' patient care

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Frontier Home Health and Hospice, an agency serving Fremont and Hot Spring counties, has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award ... [more]

Wyoming Honor Farm earns perfect marks in audit

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton achieved a 100 percent score on its accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association on April 23-25.
All ... [more]

Company buys local radio stations

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The four stations are airing commercial-free with the goal of having three running commercially between June 20 and July 1.

Edwards Communications of ... [more]