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Four Riverton residents named to BHSU dean's list

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University has released the dean's list for the spring 2014 semester. A total of 734 students maintained a ... [more]

Vatansever, Newlin to wed June 21

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Patricia and Mick Newlin of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Newlin, to Emre Vatansever of Istanbul, Turkey, the son ... [more]

City 'totally wrong' to do away with alley trash service

Jun 6, 2014 - Kevin Medlen, Riverton:  Editor:
Regarding the city trying to quit doing trash pickup from dumpsters in the alleys, I think it is totally wrong to force that on people.
On a lot of ... [more]

College levies optional mill; fund source controlled locally

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  President Jo Anne McFarland said the mill levy is expected to generate about $1 million in fiscal year 2015 and $1.05 million fiscal year 2016.

The ... [more]

Water study at Pavillion gas field nears

Jun 6, 2014 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  State officials planning to meet with homeowners affected by tainted groundwater in a Fremont County gas field have finished one investigation and are wrapping ... [more]

Pros swap ideas for programs using Health and Science Center

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Local health professionals are looking for collaboration opportunities at the new Central Wyoming College Health and Science Center.
At a meeting on campus ... [more]

A valued service

Jun 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Public reaction to losing alley trash collection shows it is valued highly

The Riverton City Council apparently has been getting an earful from alley ... [more]

Fastpitch team slated for busy summer

Jun 6, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton U.S. Energy fastpitch softball manager Mark Stone has assembled his roster with players from four different Wyoming towns for the 2014 season. ... [more]

City closes in on new public works director

Jun 6, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council and members of the public met the only finalist for the position of public works director this week.
A meet-and-greet with Kyle ... [more]

Note to our readers

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Currently we are unable to upload individual stories to DailyRanger.com, but we hope to be back to our full strength on Monday.
In the meantime, please ... [more]

Boysen, Sinks Canyon state parks receive $5,000 gift

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Funds will go toward the Kids eXtreme programs.

Devon Energy recently donated $5,000 to four Wyoming State Parks and their Kids eXtreme programs. ... [more]

Hospice facilities recognized for giving 'best' patient care

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Frontier Home Health and Hospice, an agency serving Fremont and Hot Spring counties, has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award ... [more]

Wyoming Honor Farm earns perfect marks in audit

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton achieved a 100 percent score on its accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association on April 23-25.
All ... [more]

Company buys local radio stations

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The four stations are airing commercial-free with the goal of having three running commercially between June 20 and July 1.

Edwards Communications of ... [more]

Shoshoni man named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year

Jun 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Shoshoni High School teacher Max Mills has been named the 2014 Wyoming History Teacher of the Year.
Mills will receive a $1,000 honorarium and will be in the ... [more]

City's decision on alley trash collection ignores some

Jun 5, 2014 - Judy A. Woolery, Riverton:  Editor:
To the City of Riverton, mayor and council members:
Your decision, effective July 1, to eliminate alley trash containers and use only rollout ... [more]

Is all this construction a plot?

Jun 5, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  This June has brought a few interesting things into my life, including a miller (the insect) who likes to fly out of my medicine cabinet in a rage, a ... [more]

On your feet

Jun 5, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Falls at work are a major problem, but usually they are preventable

When the topic is workplace safety, the average person probably thinks about ... [more]

Campground remodel may include bathroom

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The addition originally was slated for the second phase of construction at Green Mountain.

Campers at Fremont County's Green Mountain Campground ... [more]

Airport asks county for added FY15 funds

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Some outside groups are asking Fremont County for more money this budget cycle. Fremont County Commissioners are working on the county budget for the coming ... [more]

State OKs funds for justice center

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  On its second try, Fremont County got state funding for the Riverton justice center -- and then some.
The State Loan and Investments Board on Thursday morning ... [more]

Council reconsidering trash issue

Jun 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reconsider its May 20 decision requiring residents to use rollout containers instead of alley dumpsters ... [more]

Traveling baseball team posts 13-1 record so far

Jun 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The only loss for the Riverton Renegades is a 1-0 defeat to Laramie on the road.

The mission for the Riverton Renegades, an age 14-and-under ... [more]

Twelve earn degrees from tribal college

Jun 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Tribal College in Ethete graduated 12 students this year and celebrated their achievements in a special ceremony Friday at the Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Lara off and running with challenge of new CWC team

Jun 5, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  New Central Wyoming College cross country coach Al Lara has the program off and running.
Two months ago, CWC announced the addition of cross country to the ... [more]

Today

Jun 5, 2014 - Staff:  Births
TRUJILLO

A son was born to Tasha and Joseph Trujillo, of Riverton, at 2:26 p.m. April 2, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

Otho J. Kisling

Jun 5, 2014 - Staff:  Otho J. Kisling, of Riverton, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 99 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 ... [more]

Today

Jun 4, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SMITH

A son was born to Jennifer and Nathan Smith, of Riverton, at 3:21 p.m. April 10, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

Bennett touts changes he has made in attorney's office

Jun 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett painted himself as a reformer at a rally last week formally kicking off his electoral campaign. Several local political ... [more]

Point system for liquor store compliance explored locally

Jun 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Officials from Casper shared information in Riverton about a demerit point system they use to identify violations from liquor license holders.
Several groups ... [more]