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Fremont County libraries offer longer business hours

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  At the Fremont County Library in Lander, director Matt Nojonen recently had to stop some patrons from leaving in a "mass exodus at a quarter after 7."
"'Wait ... [more]

Festival of the Cowboys coming to Crowheart

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The fourth annual Festival of the Cowboys will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Big Wind Hall at 33 Old Yellowstone Highway in ... [more]

Local hay producers win at state

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Bruce Jacobson earned the grand champion title for alfalfa cubes at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas last month in competitions for premium ... [more]

Paving to start on Togwotee

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Paving on U.S. 26-287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, the Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Travelers should expect up ... [more]

Road crews working in county

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Highway patching is scheduled for early and mid-September in Fremont County.
Western Wyoming Construction Inc. of Lander has scheduled patching to begin Sept. ... [more]

Building moved - 1984 (part 2)

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Building mover Martin Mazurie of Maz's House and Mobile Home Movers in Lander provided more information during the week about this moving job in 1984. Mazurie ... [more]

Bud Boller

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Bud Boller, of Dubois, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 84 years old.
Private family services were at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Dinosaur sites give visitors a peek backward in time

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  By Susan Lockhrt
Northern Wyoming Daily News

TEN SLEEP (AP) -- A trip to walk with the dinosaurs was a summer highlight for 7-year-old Max Sharpe and his ... [more]

Digest

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  Sled rules to stay
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to extend the existing rules on snowmobile and snowcoach use in ... [more]

Making a living -

Sep 2, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  America's labor picture is a huge thing, and we all are part of it
Labor Day weekend has arrived for 2012. It comes on the heels of a Republican ... [more]

The feel of football season

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  You know it even if you're nowhere near a practice field or a stadium.
We walked out of a store in the failing light last week. The sun had set a few ... [more]

GOP leaders support the causes 'that benefit people who already have great wealth, power

Sep 2, 2012 - Darlene Dahlin, Riverton:  Editor:
I think Cynthia Lummis's recent radio ad to the effect that the only way Congress is going to get anything done is to get rid of all the Democrats ... [more]

Packers, 49ers open RJFL year with wins

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Packers and the 49ers came up on top Thursday night in the season openers of the fifth-and sixth-grade Riverton Junior Football League.
The Packers ... [more]

Olympian Brett Newlin is a class act

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Brett Newlin was the perfect athlete to represent Riverton in the last two summer Olympic Games.
The two-time Olympian has been all over the world the last ... [more]

RHS spikers drop league opener

Aug 31, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After the first two games, the Riverton Lady Wolverines' Thursday Class 4-A West volleyball match against perennial state power Kelly Walsh was even at one ... [more]

Eighth-graders lose high-scoring game; RMS cross country, volleyball under way

Aug 31, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rawlins pulled out a 42-34 victory game over the Riverton eighth-graders on Thursday afternoon at Wolverine Field.
The contest was the season opener for both ... [more]

Residents sign up for water cisterns outside Pavillion

Aug 31, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  More than a dozen applicants have expressed interest in getting cisterns at their homes east of Pavillion.
"The preliminary number is 15," said Keith ... [more]

Revenue up since transfer stations changed schedule

Aug 31, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is reporting an increase in usage and revenue at the trash transfer stations operating under a new restricted ... [more]

WyDOT lays out five-lane plan

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The job will widen Wyoming Highway 789 south of Riverton, including the bridge over the Little Wind River.

Local residents attended a public meeting ... [more]

Wolverine Field seating upgrade ready; restroom completion next month

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  When fans enter Wolverine Field for Riverton's first home football game of the season Friday night, Fremont County School District 25 Superintendent Terry ... [more]

District 25 to get full facilities review by state

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 is one of six Wyoming school districts that will undergo a complete capacity study this year through the state's School ... [more]

Wolf delisting announcement imminent

Aug 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The next step in ending federal protections for wolves in Wyoming could be close.
State wildlife officials expect the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make ... [more]

In Wyoming, Bernanke says Fed will not stay on sidelines

Aug 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON � Chairman Ben Bernanke made clear Friday that the Federal Reserve will do more to boost the economy because of high U.S. unemployment and an ... [more]

Digest

Aug 31, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Court upholds bison slaughter
HELENA, Mont. -- An appeals court has upheld the federal government's ability to slaughter hundreds of wild bison that are ... [more]

What does city vote on day care permits mean?

Aug 31, 2012 - Jim Dallard, Riverton:  Editor:
Am I getting this straight? The city council of Riverton voted to allow child day cares in the residential zoning areas, but then they turned around ... [more]

Thanks for being part of my life

Aug 31, 2012 - Marvin Schlichenmayer:  Editor's note: Longtime Ranger printing superintendent Marvin J. Schlichenmayer, known to his Ranger cohorts as "Slick" during his 29-year career her ... [more]

Hall of Famer

Aug 31, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  In Ranger newspaper lore, M.J. Schlichenmayer was exactly that

Long-termers in our newspaper office sometimes talk about The Ranger Hall of Fame, a ... [more]

Ingalls to serve as Angus delegate

Aug 31, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dan E. Ingalls, of Riverton, has been elected as a delegate to the 129th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 12 in Louisville, ... [more]

District 25 budget more 'restrictive'

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 Superintendent Terry Snyder said local officials were conservative when forming the budget for this fiscal year, which began ... [more]

County nonprofits receive Daniels Fund grants

Aug 31, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Organizations serving youth, seniors, and the homeless are among the recipients of $1,510,350 in grants to Wyoming nonprofits announced this week by the ... [more]