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Butt crack problem in Riverton? Try this new ordinance on for size

Sep 28, 2012 - Gloria J. Zak, Seattle:  Editor:
Recently we read an article in your paper regarding a "butt crack" issue in a local restaurant. One of our employees had an issue a couple of ... [more]

Griewahn, Reed marry Aug. 11

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  LeRoy and Cynthia Griewahn, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kaya Griewahn, of Riverton, to Brandon Reed, of Riverton. The ... [more]

Lander resident pledges for University of Nebraska sorority

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Sororities at the University of Nebraska at Kearney have announced the names of 138 fall pledges. Lander resident Fredde Armajo was among them, pledging for ... [more]

Riverton police hosting drug take-back day

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet.

The ... [more]

CES awarded $10,000 grant

Sep 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Community Entry Services has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Wyo Centennial Lasting Legacy Endowment Fund of the Wyoming Community Foundation to fund job ... [more]

Ronald Miller

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  Ronald Miller, 57, of Cheyenne, died Dec. 23, 2011, in Wheatland.
Graveside memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mountain View Cemetery ... [more]

Jonathan Theilig

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  Jonathan Theilig, of Dubois, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. He was 33 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at the Dubois ... [more]

Today

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
COATS

Lt. Col. David "Bo" Coats, 81, formerly of Shoshoni, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, in Titusville, Fla., surrounded by his loving family. ... [more]

Obama asks leaders to reject extremism

Sep 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  UNITED NATIONS -- Confronting global tumult and Muslim anger, President Barack Obama exhorted world leaders Tuesday to stand fast against violence and ... [more]

Lander church to host annual harvest dinner

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  First United Methodist Church of Lander will host its annual harvest dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
Tickets for the meal will be sold at ... [more]

Community turns out for burning of the R

Sep 28, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School cheerleaders Daycee Lane, Kelcy David and Jamie Mathis led the student body and RHS fans in a cheer during the burning of the "R" ... [more]

Bebout: AML loss might be forever

Sep 27, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The funding decision by Congress could cost Wyoming more than $100 million annually.

Wyoming representatives say they will work to restore $700 ... [more]

Accused child killer has long jail wait until trial

Sep 27, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  When the latest trial start date arrives for Jonathan David Marshall in his first-degree murder case alleging he caused a baby's death, the Riverton man will ... [more]

School enrollment nearly same as last year

Sep 27, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The most recent tally of students enrolled in Riverton schools should validate administrators' claim that some Fremont County School District 25 buildings are ... [more]

New fracking tests show less benzene than earlier

Sep 27, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- New groundwater testing in Wyoming shows lower levels of the carcinogen benzene than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported when it ... [more]

Early voting under way in Wyoming

Sep 27, 2012 - MCT News Service:  CHEYENNE -- Already made your presidential and other election picks? Then why wait until Nov. 6 to vote?
Voters have the option to cast their ballots early. ... [more]

Flesh-eating infection kills patient in Gillette

Sep 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- One of two people being treated at a Gillette hospital for "flesh-eating bacteria" has died, the hospital's infectious disease specialist said ... [more]

Digest

Sep 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LeDoux gets music trail mark
BILOXI, Miss. -- The Mississippi Country Music Trail will honor the late Chris LeDoux with a marker in Biloxi.
The Biloxi ... [more]

Homecoming matters

Sep 27, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  In our increasing rush to disconnect from each other, here's a chance to get together

Do giant high schools in huge cities have Homecoming Week the ... [more]

City seems unsure of what to do when a decision needs to be made

Sep 27, 2012 - Gene Parsons, Riverton:  Editor:
After reading the new article in The Ranger under the heading "Council conducts job evaluation of Weaver," I would imagine the conclusion they came ... [more]

What the presidential polls show

Sep 27, 2012 - By Doyle McManus:  Only six weeks to go in the presidential campaign, and the public opinion surveys have developed a case of the jitters. Last week, one respected poll reported ... [more]

Riverton businesswoman to be featured at women's expo

Sep 27, 2012 - From staff reports:  Kathleen Irvin of Riverton's Irvin Cellars will be featured during this year's Wyoming Women's Expo, scheduled for Oct. 5 to Oct. 6 at the Casper Event ... [more]

Shoshoni Recreation District 24 earns $15,000 community grant

Sep 27, 2012 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni Recreation District 24 was awarded a $15,000 Let's Play Community Construction Grant from the Dr Pepper Snapple Group and the national nonprofit ... [more]

Rapp molds favorite pastime into business

Sep 27, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Phylinda Rapp has always had a passion for ceramics.
"I've liked playing in the mud since I was a little bitty kid," Rapp said with a smile. "I still like ... [more]

Donald Johnson

Sep 27, 2012 - Staff:  Donald Johnson, of Lander, died Monday, July 9, 2012, at Manning Regional Healthcare Center in Manning, Iowa. He was 74 years old.
Memorial services will be ... [more]

Violet F. Miller

Sep 27, 2012 - Staff:  Violet F. Miller died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, in Dubois. She was 87 years old.
A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Mt. Calvary ... [more]

Today

Sep 27, 2012 - Staff:  Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page 9 correction should have said that Friday's Riverton High School Homecoming parade begins at 1:30 ... [more]

CWC women in top five at Chadron rodeo; goat tyer second individually

Sep 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College cowgirl Shaylee Hance improved three spots in the goat tying event from the Rustler Roundup to place second Sunday at the Chadron State ... [more]

Wolverines battle Bison in annual Homecoming game

Sep 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kickoff is at 7 p.m Friday at Wolverine Field. Buffalo stands at 1-4 on the season and 0-1 in the Class 3-A East conference, while Riverton is 2-3 overall ... [more]

Swim dual with Powell called off

Sep 27, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Last weekend in Worland, Jordan Settlemire was Riverton's only event winner.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines swim team will have a rare weekend off. ... [more]