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Attorneys taking advantage of 'cloud' system at new law office

Jan 8, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two young attorneys have teamed up to open a new law office in Riverton.
Jeff Stanbury, 35, and Katherine Strike, 38, have worked together locally for years, ... [more]

Interim administrator in place at WLRC

Jan 8, 2015 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Health announced Dec. 12 that Adam Merrell is no longer the administrator at the Wyoming Life Resource Center.
WDH Behavioral Health ... [more]

U.S. Energy names Veltri as next president, chief operating officer

Jan 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  U.S. Energy has announced the appointment of David Veltri as president and chief operating officer of the company effective Jan. 1.
Before joining U.S. ... [more]

Conservationist in Riverton receives 'outstanding' award

Jan 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  Nick Biltoft was nominated by the Lower Wind River Conservation District.

Nick Biltoft, district conservationist for the Natural Resources ... [more]

CWC Foundation hires new executive director

Dec 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Central Wyoming College Foundation has hired Becky Ruthenbeck as its executive director and Riverton native Jenna Hague as an administrative assistant. ... [more]

Shops see big growth in 'vaping' business

Dec 18, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Electronic cigarettes, or vaporizers, are an exploding industry in the United States, and they are taking off in Fremont County as well.
Few other new ... [more]

Bank marking 125th anniversary

Dec 11, 2014 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Central Bank & Trust will celebrate with refreshments and door prizes Friday in Riverton.

It's unlikely founders of a private banking house in Lander ... [more]

Lander company receives award at yearly convention

Dec 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The event recognizes select Reinke dealerships for their hard work and dedication to sales and marketing.

Killebrew Irrigation of Lander has received ... [more]

CWC graduate launches online store

Dec 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  A recent graduate of an entrepreneurial training program at Central Wyoming College has launched a new online store.
Amy Hatch graduated in 2013 from the ... [more]

Wyoming PBS earns two regional Emmy awards

Dec 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming PBS has received two Rocky Mountain Regional Emmy awards for its documentary "One Hundred Years on the Lincoln Highway."
The documentary was submitted ... [more]

Reconstruction at Fremont Chevrolet Buick GMC in Riverton nears completion

Dec 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont Chevrolet Buick GMC in Riverton is wrapping up work on a major makeover, and the employees hope to move into the freshly renovated space this month. ... [more]

TripAdvisor honors Sinks Canyon State Park

Nov 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Four Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues -- Sinks Canyon State Park, Hot Springs State Park, Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site and the Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton man sworn in as state trooper

Nov 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Seven Wyoming State Troopers were sworn in by Justice William Hill and commissioned Nov. 6 at the Wyoming Supreme Court in Cheyenne.
Among them was Peter ... [more]

Local firefighters earn safety award

Nov 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department recently was presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2013 by the ... [more]

CWC's Adult Basic Education course awarded

Nov 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Adult Basic Education director Kathy Vincent and her staff at Central Wyoming College recently were honored at the Wyoming ABE Fall Institute in Casper.
The ... [more]

UW Extension educator's work prompts award

Nov 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Tina Russell serves the Wind River Indian Reservation and Fremont County.

Innovative programs and responding to the needs of her clientele earned a ... [more]

Riverton man selected as new WPBS public affairs producer

Nov 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Craig Blumenshine of Riverton has been named public affairs producer at the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service.
The position had been open since February ... [more]

Classic Lifeguard service receives full accreditation

Nov 13, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Classic Lifeguard in Riverton was awarded full accreditation in September after it passed the standards of providing top safety and medical services to ... [more]

Association says Riverton man registered most Angus in state

Nov 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  James A. Jensen of Riverton registered the most Angus beef cattle in Wyoming with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2014, according to CEO ... [more]

County natives open newest data center in Cheyenne

Nov 6, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Green House Data is the group's biggest venture so far.

Three Fremont County natives have been mining the vein of the information technology industry ... [more]

NOLS 2014 Stewardship Award goes to BLM Lander Field Office

Oct 23, 2014 - Staff:  The National Outdoor Leadership School has awarded its 2014 Stewardship Award to the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office.
The NOLS Stewardship ... [more]

Council approves purchase of new snow truck

Oct 23, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has approved the purchase of a new snow removal truck just in time for winter.
The move had been approved by the council as the ... [more]

City extends concrete repair project

Oct 23, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has approved an additional 58 days of concrete work under its miscellaneous concrete repair project, which is funded by the optional ... [more]

Readers can view Ranger photo archive online for the first time

Oct 16, 2014 - Staff:  The photography archive of The Ranger is being made available to readers online for the first time.
Readers now can view all the pictures shot by Ranger ... [more]

Clifford nominated for business award

Oct 16, 2014 - Staff:  Wind River Hotel and Casino assistant general manger Andrea Clifford has been nominated by the Wyoming Business Report for the Women of Influence Award in the ... [more]

WHP promotes lieutenant

Oct 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lt. Tom Pritchard, Wyoming Highway Patrol division supervisor for the Laramie area, is the new District Five captain. Pritchard will replace recently retired ... [more]

St. Stephen's school begins to look for new principal

Oct 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Cheryl Meyers is serving as interim principal for St. Stephen's Indian High School after the departure of Susan Kinneman. Meyers was a teacher for a ... [more]

Valdez voices his vision for Central Wyoming College

Oct 9, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College president Cristobal Valdez was the first speaker of the season for the Lander Enterprises and Development of Economic Resources group ... [more]

Accountant moves into new space

Oct 9, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A local accounting office changed locations recently, moving to a building more suited to the small firm's needs.
Carmen Milbury, office manager for certified ... [more]

Trailhead restaurant relocates to downtown location temporarily

Oct 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A landmark Riverton restaurant temporarily moved downtown last week from its North Federal Boulevard location. For the next six months, diners will see the ... [more]