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'Wake up' and give appearance of Riverton some more thought

May 2, 2014 - Joseph K. Streeter, Riverton:  Editor:
The mayor has made many comments in the past about the beautiful City of Riverton. Maybe he should take a drive through the city and look at all the ... [more]

Air service chair digging in

May 2, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Missy White has a personal stake in success

The Fremont County life of Missy White offers a fascinating example of why Riverton Regional Airport must ... [more]

A step back

May 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Legislators are right to reconsider a special session on Cindy Hill

Wyoming legislators over the past year have not done much to merit ... [more]

Digest

May 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Police learn to deal with biker gangs
ROCK SPRINGS -- Rock Springs police are getting training to deal with outlaw motorcycle gangs.
Police Chief Mike ... [more]

Officers will track arrests for marijuana

May 2, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming law-enforcement officers plan to track marijuana arrests more closely now that the drug is legal in neighboring Colorado.
The Wyoming Association of ... [more]

Alice Uden trial begins in Cheyenne; daughter talks

May 2, 2014 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- An elderly Missouri woman's daughter is testifying at her mother's first-degree murder trial in Wyoming in a case that goes back almost 40 ... [more]

Tribal settlement money evident in increased car sales locally

May 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Vehicle sales saw a bump in Fremont County as Northern Arapaho tribal members began receiving settlement checks from a lawsuit over mineral royalties.
From ... [more]

In centennial year, 4-H carnival Saturday

May 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County 4-H Carnival is this weekend in Riverton, offering games, crafts, prizes and food to all participants.
Organizers say they stuck to ... [more]

All household waste sent to Lander to fill landfill before 2023 deadline

May 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The larger Sand Draw site would accept only construction and demolition waste until then.

In an effort to fill the Lander landfill before its ... [more]

By the numbers

May 2, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  City report summarizes police, building, trash, utility statistics

City staff shared a completed 2013 annual report with the city council April 15. ... [more]

Janis E. Matthews

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Janis E. Matthews, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following a long and courageous battle with ... [more]

Donald Charles Golaszewski

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Donald Charles Golaszewski died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May ... [more]

Billie Arlene Shoopman

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Billie Arlene Shoopman died Monday, April 28, 2014, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. She was 83 years old.
Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, ... [more]

Today

May 1, 2014 - Staff:  Corrections
In Wednesday's Ranger, the page one story "Valdez will be seventh president" should have said Central Wyoming College hired Walter Palmberg ... [more]

Norval 'Ozzie' Bapst

May 1, 2014 - Staff:  Norval "Ozzie" Bapst, of Riverton, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home. He was 84 years old.
A viewing will be noon to 2 p.m. Monday, May 5, at Davis ... [more]

Robert L. Jackson

May 1, 2014 - Staff:  Robert L. Jackson, of Lander, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. He was 96 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Lander's Steer Ranch joins American Angus Association

May 1, 2014 - From staff reports:  Steers Ranch LLC, of Lander, Wyoming, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization ... [more]

Riverton resident opens a CruiseOne franchise

May 1, 2014 - From staff reports:  Marie Freeman of Riverton recently completed an intensive training program to become a certified CruiseOne Vacation Specialist in Riverton.
As a franchise ... [more]

Raiders open baseball season Saturday

May 1, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The American Legion team travels to Rock Springs to face three teams in a round-robin tournament format.

The Riverton Raiders are preparing to embark ... [more]

Mill Creek Metals turns attention to recycled materials

May 1, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  High demand driving up price of metals

Mill Creek Metals is under new management after two acquisitions that were spurred by booming recycled metals ... [more]

'Mockingbird' makes strong case for e-books

May 1, 2014 - By The Dallas Morning News:  "To Kill a Mockingbird" is one of America's most beloved books. The seminal tale follows Atticus, a courageous, strong-willed, morally impeccable lawyer, and ... [more]

Tribal election code is crucial and must not be undermined

May 1, 2014 - Dallas Coando, Fort Washakie:  Editor:
I would just like to say thank you to all who voted for me. Unfortunately, I have declined due to health reasons. But, I'd also like to express my ... [more]

Finding laughter where you can

May 1, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  I'm convinced it's a key to long life and good health

"The devil can't stand the sound of laughter," said retired Pastor Don last Sunday. He even ... [more]

Getting Russia's attention

May 1, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Amid the Ukraine crisis, the U.S. is spanking Russian individuals, not just the government

The world was treated today to the resumption of a sight ... [more]

Digest

May 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Gas plant partially operating again
OPAL -- A Wyoming natural gas processing plant is operating at about 40 percent of its typical seasonal level just ... [more]

Zwonitzer changes mind on campaign

May 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- State Rep. Dan Zwonitzer has withdrawn from the Wyoming secretary of state's race.
The Cheyenne Republican says he decided that he would rather ... [more]

Cloud-seeding report positive

May 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Scientists are encouraged by preliminary research that shows seeding clouds enhanced the amount of snow in winter storms over mountain ranges in ... [more]

Highway patrol car hit by truck

May 1, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BUFFALO -- A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper is recovering from minor injuries after his parked patrol car was struck by a pickup truck north of Midwest in ... [more]

Woman charged with driving car over boyfriend

May 1, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A Lander woman was charged April 21 with two counts of aggravated assault for driving over her boyfriend the week before. The defendant, Teresa Leah Sunrhodes, ... [more]

Warmest weather of year not predicted to bring flooding this weekend

May 1, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Wind River continues to have a moderate to high flood potential this spring, according to the National Weather Service, but experts do not expect high ... [more]