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RHS boys open state soccer Thursday vs. Central

May 21, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  While breaking their final practice huddle of the year at Wolverine Field Tuesday evening, the Riverton High School boys soccer team yelled "Championship!" as ... [more]

Today

May 21, 2014 - Staff:  Corrections
In Sunday's Ranger, the page one story "Campbell challenged in HD 34; two file vs. Case for state senate" should have said Dubois Mayor ... [more]

Trustees OK library director's work plan

May 21, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Library Systems board of trustees has approved expectations for director Tracy Cook.
Cook -- who developed the work plan based on what the ... [more]

College mulls eliminating position at canyon center

May 21, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Adoption of the preliminary budget for fiscal year 2015 will take place Wednesday.

A proposed reduction in force at Central Wyoming College has ... [more]

Know the rules if you are supporting a candidate

May 21, 2014 - Julie Freese, Fremont County Clerk, Lander:  Editor:
Election season is upon us, with candidate filing under way. I just wanted to remind everyone that there are some rules regarding the support or ... [more]

Seasonal fame

May 21, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  This time of year, everyone knows the names of the flood forecasters

For a couple of months a year, the names of certain public officials become well ... [more]

Digest

May 21, 2014 - The Associated Press:  State won't repay security grants
CASPER -- The head of the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security says the state likely won't have to pay back grants that ... [more]

Governor hopeful's politics differ from his congressman brother's

May 21, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Pete Gosar stepped down as Wyoming Democratic Party chairman last week to launch a longshot run for governor in this heavily Republican state. But ... [more]

Bond $250K for suspects in Sunday's home invasion

May 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  The alleged perpetrators of a Sunday evening home invasion and burglary south of Hudson appeared in Lander Circuit Court on Tuesday.
During the hearing, Judge ... [more]

Cannan files for city council, setting up contest in Ward 3

May 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Only one Fremont County resident filed to run for local office Tuesday.
Martin J. Cannan of Riverton submitted his paperwork Tuesday to run for the Ward 3 ... [more]

Suspended sentence, probation for driver in store mugging

May 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A judge said he was giving the defendant in a November mugging another chance when he sentenced her Tuesday in Lander District Court.
The defendant, Teisha ... [more]

Riverton justice center funds get formal OK from county

May 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A new plan to fund the Riverton justice center is to make use of an extra $1 million in a county account, potentially lowering the amount that will have to be ... [more]

Kathleen A. Slattery

May 21, 2014 - Staff:  Kathleen A. Slattery, formerly of Riverton, died after a lengthy battle with cancer Friday, May 2, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. She was 69 years old.
A memorial ... [more]

Robert James "Bob" "Cowboy Angel" Miller

May 21, 2014 - Staff:  Robert James "Bob" "Cowboy Angel" Miller, of Arapahoe, died Monday, May 19, 2014, at his home. He was 61 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Larry D. Pradmore

May 21, 2014 - Staff:  Larry D. Pradmore, of Riverton, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. He was 62 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and a ... [more]

Nancy 'Judy' Hurt

May 21, 2014 - Staff:  Nancy "Judy" Hurt, of Shoshoni, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at home. She was 72 years old.
A memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the ... [more]

Lander boys top seeded as state 3-A soccer tournament boots in Jackson

May 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 13-2 record by the Lander Tigers in the regular season has put them in an opening round showdown Thursday with Star Valley at the Class 3-A boys soccer state ... [more]

Friend with brain injury has strong message on helmets

May 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It didn't take him long last week just before we started our cycling class, to ask me how I made my way to work.
Because the day was warm, I told my classmate ... [more]

Today

May 20, 2014 - Staff:  Corrections
On Friday and Sunday in The Ranger, the page one stories "Election filing period opens; 19 residents submit interest" and "Campbell ... [more]

State track meet this week in Casper

May 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Fremont County's small schools packed with event contenders

Track and field, more than other high school sports, often is considered predictable. The ... [more]

Hospitals changing names to SageWest Health Care

May 20, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Patients at the Lander and Riverton hospitals now will see new names for the facilities when they check in: SageWest Health Care at Lander and SageWest Health ... [more]

Patients receive a healing touch

May 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Practitioners say the therapy helps heal the "mind, body and spirit."

Practitioners offered free mini "healing touch" sessions May 5 at Central ... [more]

Foreign kids had another great year in Riverton

May 20, 2014 - Stacey Peranteaux, Riverton:  Editor:
l would like to publicly thank Riverton High School, the community, and especially our volunteer host families for welcoming foreign exchange students ... [more]

New York Times editor's case draws new attention to pay-equity bill

May 20, 2014 - By Kevin G. Hall MCT, Washington Bureau:  Charges that The New York Times paid its top female editor less than male peers has breathed new life into legislation that seeks to ensure that women and men ... [more]

Tuesday notes

May 20, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Holiday housekeeping
Could Memorial Day weekend be arriving already? Indeed. May 26 is an earlier Memorial Day than our minds are used to, but that's ... [more]

Digest

May 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Jobless rate down to 3.7
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in April, from 4 percent in March.
In a statement Tuesday, Wyoming ... [more]

Proposal could bring 5,000 new oil/gas wells to Converse County

May 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Federal land managers have begun evaluating a proposal to expand an east-central Wyoming oil and gas field with up to 5,000 new wells, asking for ... [more]

UW plan would beef up science

May 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A multimillion dollar plan to add science facilities, staff and students has been presented to the University of Wyoming's board of trustees, the ... [more]

President: CWC Class of 2014 displays 'student grit'

May 20, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Grit, perseverance and strength were hallmarks of the two graduation events this weekend at Central Wyoming College.
During the school's 44th annual ... [more]

RPD chief's pay tops among county's law enforcement officials

May 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The highest-paid law enforcement officer in Fremont County is Riverton chief of police Mike Broadhead. Recent public notices illustrate differences in ... [more]