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Lawmakers back longer public comment period on proposed frack rules

Jun 15, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A legislative committee on Friday morning unanimously supported extending the comment period for a proposed federal rule governing the controversial practice ... [more]

Few takers yet on cistern offer near Pavillion

Jun 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  About two weeks after state officials explained to roughly 50 people an offer to install taxpayer-funded cisterns at households with poor water quality several ... [more]

Law enforcement preps for reduced trash hours

Jun 7, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Authorities are concerned about illegal dumping and theft of services.

In preparation for slashing hours at rural waste transfer stations countywide, ... [more]

Amid criticism, solid waste district plans Atlantic City meeting

Jun 6, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District officials will meet with Atlantic City residents Thursday night in the South Pass community to discuss concerns ... [more]

State offers water cisterns to residents near Pavillion

Jun 1, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  State government officials on Thursday night in Pavillion offered two choices to residents living east of Pavillion affected by poor quality drinking water ... [more]

Candidates in Hudson, Shoshoni file for election

May 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A handful of candidates have submitted their application for office with two days to go until the filing period closes for the primary election in ... [more]

Pavillion-area water users to hear options

May 30, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  State officials are inviting discussion in the Pavillion area concerning proposals to deliver clean drinking water to residents several miles east of town ... [more]

Commissioners echo worries of residents on new trash hours

May 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County commissioners plan to send a letter to the solid waste district outlining their concerns with the severely limited hours of operation approved ... [more]

Pre-arrangement

May 25, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  It's worth asking why the EPA tipped off the state to its Pavillion fracking findings ahead of time
Wyoming residents got a glimpse of some ... [more]

Trash transfer station hours slashed; Atlantic City protests heard

May 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Most trash transfer stations around Fremont County will have vastly decreased hours starting June 1 after the solid waste board on Monday night voted to ... [more]

State and EPA seem 'a little too cozy' on fracking report

May 16, 2012 - Rick Callici, Riverton:  Editor:
Back wen the EPA came out with the information about fracking and the water around Pavillion, the State of Wyoming acted like it came right out of the ... [more]

Tribal leader tells Congress of fracking worry

May 8, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Eastern Shoshone Business Council co-chairman Wes Martel told a congressional group that tribes need a stronger role in regulating energy development, which ... [more]

State got EPA to delay fracking report, used time to attack findings

May 4, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's governor persuaded the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to postpone an announcement linking hydraulic fracturing to ... [more]

Three buckles for Stoll at R.S. rodeo

Apr 27, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The second step of the spring rodeo season was a strong one for Fremont County athletes Saturday and Sunday in Rock Springs. The county had individual winners ... [more]

Harris Bridge Road closes due to culvert problems

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County transportation department superintendent Dave Pendleton reported last week the closure of Harris Bridge Road in the Pavillion area due to a ... [more]

After objections, another round of water tests starts in Pavillion

Apr 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The U.S. Environ-mental Protection Agency and other agencies have begun a new round of water sampling in the area of a Wyoming gas field where the EPA says ... [more]

County plans to eliminate 8-Mile voting precinct

Apr 18, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese is proposing to eliminate a voting precinct in the Pavillion area while expanding one in the Lander area and splitting up ... [more]

No charges against deputy who killed Pavillion resident

Apr 12, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County attorney Brian Varn said charges would not be filed against the deputy sheriff who shot and killed a distraught Pavillion man in late ... [more]

Pavillion Town Council picks new board member

Apr 8, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Pavillion Town Council members on April 2 unanimously selectied Danette Williams to fill a void left by Andrea Smith who announced her resignation in ... [more]

County athletes collect hardware at WR Invite

Apr 6, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Lovell boys and girls swept the team completion, but Wind River sophomore Josee Vogel had the outstanding individual performances of the day ... [more]

Air quality testing at Pavillion shows no immediate problems

Apr 3, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Preliminary review of results from an air monitoring station in an area several miles east of Pavillion did not reveal pollution levels exceeding federal ... [more]

Death of man shot by deputy ruled suicide

Mar 29, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan has ruled the manner of death of the Pavillion man shot and killed by a deputy sheriff last month as suicide.
"He put the ... [more]

Environmentalists file lawsuit on fluids used in fracking

Mar 27, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Environmentalists are suing the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, saying the regulatory agency hasn't done enough to justify honoring ... [more]

Trial set for woman on charges she caused son's death in '11

Mar 25, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  District Court Judge Marvin L. Tyler set a tentative Aug. 6 jury trial date for the Pavillion mom charged in the death of her son after the woman pleaded not ... [more]

Tribes to join EPA for more Pavillion testing

Mar 15, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes are partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state to conduct further groundwater ... [more]

Governor inks bill to bring clean water to rural Pavillion

Mar 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday signed legislation that received final approval by state lawmakers this month to allocate $750,000 in funding for installing cisterns ... [more]

Authorities identify man shot by deputy

Mar 2, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The man shot and killed by a Fremont County Sheriff's deputy Wednesday has been identified as Michael Huff, 42, of Pavillion.
Fremont County Coroner Ed ... [more]

WIHS bests WRHS to end regular season

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River High School parking lot was closed three hours before tipoff. Fans who endured the standing-room only conditions in the fully packed ... [more]

Judge binds over woman charged in infant's death

Feb 20, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Riverton Circuit Judge Wesley Roberts ruled that probable cause exists in the case against a Pavillion woman charged in the November death of her infant ... [more]

Affected residents ''greedy' for a previous quality of life

Feb 16, 2012 - Harold and Shirley Knight Pavillion:  Editor:
After reading in The Ranger about the meeting with Gov. Mead, we feel the need to comment on some of the points made.
Mr. Dolbow stated that only ... [more]