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County OKs $23.5M budget with PILT

Jul 11, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Benefiting from a higher assessed valuation and $1.3 million in federal funding, Fremont County Commissioners on Tuesday approved their new budget with ... [more]

Digest

Jul 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Pilot survives plane crash
CHEYENNE -- A small plane has crashed near Cheyenne.
The plane went down around 7:30 Tuesday morning about 13 miles west of ... [more]

Better day for firefighters

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  Crews attacked several new fires started by lightning in northern Wyoming in hopes of extinguishing them before they got established.

CHEYENNE -- ... [more]

Riding with the Rangers

Jul 11, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The death of Carolyn B. Tyler ends the long career of a pioneering newspaperwoman

Fremont County has lost one of its significant citizens. Carolyn ... [more]

Riverton Rendezvous returns this weekend

Jul 11, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  The 32nd Riverton Rendezvous is under way with several activities planned throughout the city this weekend.
The Rails to Trails Music on the River Walk is set ... [more]

Filling CBT's space -- for a day

Jul 11, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  This spot is supposed to be Carolyn Tyler's. She wrote a Wednesday column in The Ranger for 51 years.
And a Friday column too and a Monday column for as long ... [more]

Thieves took tribute to lost father, sister

Jul 11, 2012 - Phil Aspinwall, Riverton:  Editor:
Please don't take from me.
The summer of 2007 was a good one for my dad. He and his best pal, Quentin Raymond, caught some of the biggest trout they ... [more]

Freida Lois Robison

Jul 11, 2012 - Staff:  Freida Lois Robison, 76, died July 6, 2012, in Casper.
Visitation was 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, in the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's Funeral Home. ... [more]

Clifford LeRoy Williams

Jul 11, 2012 - Staff:  Clifford LeRoy Williams, 78, died July 4, 2012. A graveside service with military honors has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 13, at the Mount Hope ... [more]

Today

Jul 11, 2012 - Staff:  Births
JARVIS

A daughter was born to Codi and Beau Jarvis, of Shoshoni, at 5:18 a.m. April 9, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 ... [more]

Younger Riverton all-stars sweep Lander

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton entered the top of the fifth inning down 3-1, but the 9-10-year-old baseball all-stars scored eight times before Lander could retire the ... [more]

State tourism office 'goes mobile'

Jul 11, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Office of Tourism recently launched a mobile version of wyomingtourism.org.
This comes after a redesign of the desktop version which was ... [more]

Lander 11-12s edge Riverton stars 6-5

Jul 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Derick Green broke a 4-4 deadlock for the Lander 11-12-year-old baseball all-stars with a two-run homer in the bottom of the third inning, and it was the ... [more]

When sports seasons had beginnings and endings

Jul 11, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Prep athletes can be stretched pretty far these days. A generation ago it wasn't that way.
Football and volleyball were played in the fall, basketball and ... [more]

Hurlock has fastest time in Lander's 5k

Jul 11, 2012 - From staff reports:  Matt Hurlock had the best overall time Wednesday, July 4, in the 5k race in Lander. The 2012 Lander Valley High School graduate finished the 3.1 mile course in ... [more]

UW center on top college list

Jul 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming senior Nick Carlson has been placed on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy.
The Rimington Trophy is awarded each year to the most ... [more]

Library hosts music for kids

Jul 11, 2012 - Staff:  The library will host its summer reading program's final event at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 18. The musical duo Jackie and Gary will perform at at 7 p.m. Both ... [more]

Late rally sends Riverton stars over Lander

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The two Fremont County teams played again on Tuesday night in Lander to continue the series.

Riverton crossed home plate two times in the bottom of ... [more]

Lander 11-12s top Riverton 7-5

Jul 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander overcame two home runs by Riverton's Ridge McCoy Monday night to win 7-5 in the first game of the best-of-three series between the 11-12-year-old ... [more]

City looks for answer on day care operation

Jul 10, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  At its meeting Tuesday, July 10, the Riverton City Council will discuss whether a proposed day care facility can operate in a city zone that currently does not ... [more]

Four arrests in meth case; 300 grams seized

Jul 10, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Investigators seized narcotics, paraphernalia and other alleged evidence at a home at 1701 E. Park Ave. and a trailer house near Pavillion.

Four ... [more]

Snowmobile allowances in Yellowstone change again

Jul 10, 2012 - From staff and wire reports:  The National Park Service says new pollution-control and noise-abatement technology will be sufficient to counteract an increased number of snowmobiles and ... [more]

Fires sparked by lightning in county; bigger blaze slowed

Jul 10, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Officials blame lightning for several wildfires that ignited Monday on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Bureau of Indian Affairs Forestry and Wildland Fire ... [more]

Rain, cooler weather slow wildfires

Jul 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's largest wildfires remained in check Monday after rain and cooler weather helped firefighters gain the upper hand in the effort to ... [more]

Wyoming investments earn $27M more than expected

Jul 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The state's investments are doing better than expected.
A June report on the state's economy through the first quarter of 2012 found that ... [more]

Digest

Jul 10, 2012 - The Associated Press:  WyDOT says highway bill OK
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Department of Transportation officials say they're pleased with the just-approved federal ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jul 10, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Cooler stuff
Statistically speaking, July is the warmest month of the year in the Wind River Basin.
Our area usually tops 90 degrees about 35 days ... [more]

In L.A., temptation is the enemy

Jul 10, 2012 - By Walter Cook:  I live in Los Angeles's Westside district. Right outside my front door is a college bar where actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is a regular and who, incidentally, my ... [more]

People took the hint on fireworks

Jul 10, 2012 - Peg Eckers, Riverton:  Editor:
I know fireworks are popular and fun, but I must say I did enjoy a much more quiet and peaceful Fourth of July this year with fireworks more or less ... [more]

Riverton is making it difficult to recycle

Jul 10, 2012 - Ann Hicks, Riverton:  Editor:
Something is not working.
Many of us try to be good citizens and recycle. However, when I try to use the bins behind McDonald's, they are almost ... [more]