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State cattle industry convention honors agriculture professionals

Jun 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Stock Growers Association honored a number of outstanding agriculture advocates during the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade ... [more]

Intensive entrepreneurship program coming to Jackson

Jun 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  An intensive entrepreneurship program is coming to Jackson this fall to help jump-start aspiring entrepreneurs and to encourage Wyoming's economic growth and ... [more]

Wild Bill's Chuck Wagon sets up downtown

Jun 20, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Wild Bill's Chuck Wagon has parked itself outside the Odd Fellows Hall in Riverton to serve up a variety of dishes to the hungry patron.
The mobile kitchen ... [more]

Agencies give tips on finance management at business roundtable

Jun 20, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Wind River Development Fund came together again to have their last business roundtable of the spring season. ... [more]

Chris Peck named associate editor of The Ranger

Jun 20, 2013 - Staff:  A nationally acclaimed newspaperman with roots in Fremont County has joined The Ranger's masthead.
Chris Peck has been named associate editor of Fremont ... [more]

BLM recognizes Wyoming Honor Farm for 25-year partnership

Jun 13, 2013 - From staff reports:  The 25-year partnership between the Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm was celebrated at the May 22 meeting of the BLM Wyoming Resource ... [more]

Vail Resorts third-quarter net income, spring pass sales up

Jun 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Vail Resorts said June 6 that its earnings rose 23 percent in its fiscal third quarter, as late spring snow helped boost skier visits to ... [more]

Young entrepreneurs develop ideas for rez

Jun 13, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Young entrepreneurs from the Wind River Indian Reservation pitched their ideas to attendees Friday during the Native American Business Expo at the Frank B. ... [more]

Riverton Regional Airport board addresses reliability issues, marketing efforts

Jun 6, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Regional Airport board is looking to improve reliability for patrons, but members also are determined to increase marketing efforts to attract ... [more]

Entrances at elementary schools ready for remodel

Jun 6, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees awarded a contract to Yeates Construction of Riverton this week for upcoming remodels at the security ... [more]

Committee picks Inberg-Miller for concrete project

May 30, 2013 - Staff:  The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has selected Inberg-Miller Engineers as the design firm for a Riverton concrete repair project, which will be the first ... [more]

District 25 staff recognized for contributions to community

May 30, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees recognized board members, staff and volunteers for their contributions to the community ... [more]

Chamber of commerce distributes $71,200 to Riverton organizations

May 30, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The funds come from a countywide lodging tax.

Riverton organizations and events are getting an extra financial boost from the Riverton Chamber of ... [more]

Wyoming Sugar to erect new silos

May 23, 2013 - The Associated Press:  WORLAND -- A project to erect new silos at the Wyoming Sugar Factory in Worland is drawing praise from Gov. Matt Mead.
Mead was on hand this past week to ... [more]

CowBelles host annual luncheon

May 23, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  The Riverton CowBelles, a chapter of American National CattleWomen, had its annual Business Person's Appreciation Luncheon on May 16.
"The luncheon is our ... [more]

Allotment grazing rules get closer to finalization

May 23, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Environmentalists, ranchers, the State of Wyoming and the Bureau of Land Management are wrapping up a hearing about grazing rules for the former Green Mountain ... [more]

RHS students win first in culinary contest

May 16, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Taco John's in Riverton loaned its kitchen counters to two Riverton High School students who came in with a few ingredients to put together a recipe May 9 that ... [more]

State Farm donates $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity

May 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country, recently received a grant award of $5,000 from the State Farm Foundation. The grant money will help fund the upcoming ... [more]

CWC instructor and president recognized

May 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  Andy Eckart, Central Wyoming College's instructor of facilities maintenance technology, was named the state's Outstanding Community Service Educator at a ... [more]

Sheriff's office celebrates employees

May 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  Officials at the Fremont County Sheriff's Office celebrated National Correctional Officers and Employees Week during the first full week of May, when they ... [more]

WRTA finalizes bus route to Jackson

May 9, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The schedule for a new Wind River Transit Authority route from Fremont County to Jackson is finalized. Regional transportation cooperative Linx had a meeting ... [more]

Businesses, groups recognized for contributions to tourism industry

May 9, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A room full of Fremont County businesses and organizations received recognition for their contributions to Wyoming's tourism industry during an awards ... [more]

Ranger news making appearance on Riverton-based radio station

May 2, 2013 - From staff reports:  News from The Ranger now can be heard daily on a Riverton-based radio station as well.
FM station KTUG, which goes by the nickname 105.1 The Pulse, has ... [more]

Smiths facility, merchandise get a makeover

May 2, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The store's director said most of the construction work will take place overnight.

Smith's Food and Drug store director James Kraft says customers ... [more]

Billionaire owner of Sinclair Oil and Sun Valley dies

Apr 25, 2013 - By Martin Griffith, The Associated Press:  Robert Earl Holding's company owned two major refineries in Wyoming.

SALT LAKE CITY -- Billionaire Robert Earl Holding, whose business empire ... [more]

Board OKs CWC food court remodel

Apr 25, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College food court is getting an upgrade this spring, with the work to be done by Mid-Valley General Contractors of Riverton.
On April 17, ... [more]

Peabody posts first quarter loss, outlook upbeat

Apr 18, 2013 - The Associated Press:  ST. LOUIS -- Coal miner Peabody Energy Corp. said Thursday that it posted a loss for the first three months of the year on lower U.S. shipments and prices for ... [more]

Businesses welcome to use official Steamboat symbol

Apr 18, 2013 - By Greg Jordan, WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz:  Question-- "I see the Steamboat symbol on all sorts of products around the state. Can I put it on my merchandise for sale?"
-- Robert, ... [more]

Hi Mountain Seasonings breaks ground on new lot

Apr 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  Hans and Kimberly Hummel, the owners of Hi Mountain Seasonings, said they have broken ground in a new lot adjacent to their current headquarters to build a new ... [more]

Computer systems can maximize retail profits

Apr 11, 2013 - From staff reports:  Question -- "How do I maximize inventory profits for my small retail business?"
-- Marie, Kemmerer
Answer -- Maximizing inventory profits can be ... [more]