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Stabilization project continues in canyon

May 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Construction of a 1,100-foot retaining wall is nearly complete on the $1.88 million slope stabilization project in the Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and ... [more]

Hoffman congratulates seniors

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Indian High School's graduation on May 19 was the last one for the departing superintendent.

Departing superintendent Michelle Hoffman did ... [more]

Nine earn diplomas at St. Stephen's commencement

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's Indian High School celebrated the accomplishments and next steps in life for its nine graduates May 18 at the class of 2013's commencement ... [more]

Arapaho Charter graduation full of celebration

May 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Arapaho Charter High School's graduation Tuesday was as much the end of an era for the five graduates as it was for retiring principal Mel Miller. Nearly 100 ... [more]

Vets park 'meet the artist event' set for Wednesday

May 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Lander sculptor was commissioned to create a bronze monument for the future memorial.

The Northern Arapaho Tribe will host a "meet the artist" event ... [more]

Raise in store for county attorney, but other hikes challenged

May 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Employee raises continue to be an issue at county budget hearings. Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett included them in the proposed budget he presented to ... [more]

Scottish cyclist camps in Riverton during 4,800-mile ride

May 26, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Beginning in San Francisco, Wrefrod Stewart of Rosyth, Scotland, so far has traveled about 1,700 miles on a bicycle, through California, Arizona, Nevada and ... [more]

Child killer suing again over use of eagle feathers

May 26, 2013 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  A Wyoming prison inmate from Riverton is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, claiming agency officials improperly delayed for years sending him eagle ... [more]

Airline chief says changes will improve performance

May 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Great Lakes Airlines chief executive officer Chuck Howell briefed local leaders on efforts to eliminate reliability issues at Riverton Regional Airport during ... [more]

Pingetzer named Ag Man of the Year

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Gene Jordan presented the Ag Man of the Year award to Missouri Valley rancher Rich Pingetzer, far right, during the 48th annual Fremont County Ag Appreciation ... [more]

Choir students put on final show of year

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton High School senior Wyatt Meyer, above, soloed on "Last Request" during Tuesday's vocal pops concert at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at ... [more]

Past Wyoming Cowboy basketball great Flynn Robinson dead at 72

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming basketball great and school Hall of Famer Flynn Robinson died Thursday in Los Angeles following a lengthy battle ... [more]

Restore state soccer tournament to one location

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Wyoming High School Activities Association needs to make sure in the future that the Class 3-A and 4-A state soccer tournaments are in the same city and ... [more]

Cody star highlights women's recruiting class for the Rustlers

May 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Things are clicking for Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg on the recruiting path. Seven players have signed national letter ... [more]

Hershey track standouts move on to state contest

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Steps toward state competition were taken by young track and field athletes Thursday afternoon at the annual Riverton Hershey track and field meet.
The top ... [more]

Today

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one cutline for the "Les Miserables" photos should have said admission is free for students and $10 for ... [more]

Donald R. Hearth

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Donald R. Hearth died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his home in Lander. He was 86 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and per his request, there will be no ... [more]

Alice Irene Hawks Carper

May 24, 2013 - Staff:  Alice Irene Hawks Carper, of Lander, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013. She was 89 years old.
Private graveside services were Friday, May 17, at Mount Hope ... [more]

Achievers

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Buline wins TRIG-STAR contest
Robert Buline, of Crowheart, won the 2012-13 TRIG-STAR competition for Wind River High School in Pavillion. Buline is the ... [more]

Riverton grad recognized at national mock trial contest

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  A university debate team featuring a Riverton student earned high honors at the recent national tournament.
Yale University's mock trial "A" team was ... [more]

Lander youth chosen for 4-H trip to Samoa

May 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  Four Wyoming 4-Hers were chosen by the University of Wyoming Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program for the American Youth Leadership Program in Samoa this ... [more]

Gun show set for this weekend

May 24, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  A $5 cover charge buys one raffle ticket to win a Mossberg .270 rifle.

The Memorial Day Weekend Gun Show, sponsored by the Wyoming Weapons ... [more]

Digest

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Farmers market impact noted
The Wyoming Business Council says those little farmers markets in the state have a big impact on the economy.
Data ... [more]

Completion of health/sci center means smaller college budget for FY14

May 24, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees have passed a preliminary budget for fiscal year 2014, which begins in July.
The $41.8 million budget is about ... [more]

Bread and butter

May 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Want to find a 50-year-old valedictorian? Better look at a community college

One of the characteristics the community college has that normally is ... [more]

Groups join Wyoming in opposing end to wolf suit

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for the federal government and several pro-hunting organizations have joined the state of Wyoming in urging a federal judge not to allow a ... [more]

Wyoming Business Council OKs $21M in projects

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- The Wyoming Business Council has approved more than $21 million in state- and federally funded loans and grants for business development ... [more]

Flag volunteers invited Saturday to the cemetery

May 24, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The American Legion, Marine Corps League, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars are hosting two events over the Memorial Day weekend.
The ... [more]

Campbell County opts to continue air service subsidy

May 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- The Campbell County commissioners have agreed to help subsidize air service from Gillette to Salt Lake City and Denver for another year starting ... [more]

Skeleton ID is man missing for seven years

May 24, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the man whose skeleton was found March 10 on the Wind River Indian Reservation east of ... [more]