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Team dance competition set for Saturday

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  The public is invited to celebrate Native American Day by attending a team dance competition Saturday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
The event is free to ... [more]

Arapahoe man receives national honor

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  SANTA FE -- University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown, of Arapahoe, was chosen as the National Native American Law Student Association 3L of the ... [more]

RMH Auxiliary donates to groups

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members recently distributed funds to local organizations.
The Auxiliary contributed to the Riverton Senior Citizens and ... [more]

Two poems by local writer published in new chapbook

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Carol L. Deering, a former library director at Central Wyoming College and past president of Wyoming Writers, Inc., has two poems in the WyoPoets 2014 ... [more]

Stafford, Sales marry Dec. 21

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Emma Sales and Mason Stafford were married Dec. 21, 2013, at Calvary Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Sandy Sales, of Bozeman, ... [more]

DAR Community Service Award goes to Armstrong

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton resident Joan Armstrong received the DAR Community Service Award at the March meeting of the Fremont Chapter NSDAR.
The award is presented to ... [more]

Riverton teen receives full ride award to attend Michigan State

May 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Riverton High School senior has received the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship to attend Michigan State University.
According to a press release ... [more]

CWC students win scholarships to UW

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Three Central Wyoming College undergraduate research students were awarded scholarships at the University of Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.
Tyler Graham, ... [more]

Education a new, defining issue for 2016 Republican class

May 2, 2014 - By Thomas Beaumont, The Associated Press:  CHICAGO -- Raising U.S. educational expectations through national goals was a priority for Republican President George W. Bush. But many of his would-be ... [more]

'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]