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Girl Scouts look for volunteers in Lander

Jul 25, 2014 - From staff reports:  Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming are looking for Lander volunteers and troop leaders.
According to press release from Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming, ... [more]

Gold Rush Days a 'great success'

Jul 25, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  This year was the first time the Carissa Mine and Mill was open during the event.

Organizers for South Pass City's Gold Rush Days called the weekend ... [more]

Chouinard, McKee to wed

Jul 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lorenzo and Mary Jo Chouinard of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy, to Jason McKee, the son of Joel and Holly McKee of ... [more]

RHS class celebrates 60-year reunion

Jul 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Riverton High School Class of 1954 held its 60-year reunion June 13 to June 15.
The class had 88 students start the school year in 1953 with 79 ... [more]

North Bear up for 'prestigious award'

Jul 18, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The North Bear drum group, representing the Ethete and Arapahoe areas, is counting on local votes to help it win the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award in ... [more]

RHS grad wins speech prize at Yale

Jul 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  Robert H. Peck earned the university's annual Henry James Ten Eyck Prize.

A Riverton student has won a historic speaking prize at Yale ... [more]

Riverton man to serve one-year term as district deputy for Elks

Jul 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  Mark A. Johnson, of Riverton, has been installed as district deputy to the Elks National President for the lodges in the Southwest District of the Wyoming Elks ... [more]

Sturdevant, Taylor to marry

Jul 18, 2014 - From staff reports:  Dr. James and Barbara Taylor of Riverton and Dr. Susan Taylor of Douglas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Mikenzie Lynn Taylor to ... [more]

Ragan earns two scholarships in college ceremony

Jul 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Kristi J. Ragan of Lander received the Paul McIlvain Scholarship and the Rebecca Porter Wells Scholarship during Monmouth College's annual honor convocation ... [more]

County student attends two-week German language course

Jul 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wind River High School freshman Cole Nelson attended a two-week Concordia Language Villages session at Waldsee, the German Language Village located near ... [more]

Baxter receives seat-belt survivor award

Jul 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Officials say Alexandra Baxter's buckled seat belt saved her life May 28 when her passenger vehicle rolled two-and-a-half times on Paradise Valley Road near ... [more]

CWC students named to honor roll, dean's list

Jul 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College's 2014 spring semester grades have been computed and 87 students were named to the president's honor roll for earning a 4.0 GPA while ... [more]

Balloon Block hunt begins

Jul 8, 2014 - Staff:  The annual Riverton Rendez-vous Balloon Block Treasure hunt begins today. The first clues is on page 12 of today's edition of The Ranger. The old-fashioned ... [more]

Organizations offering free treats to children wearing bike

Jul 6, 2014 - Staff:  Law enforcement officials are handing out tickets for free ice cream to children who wear their bicycle helmets this summer.
If an officer sees a child ... [more]

The way it was - Declaration of Independence -- 1986

Jul 6, 2014 - Staff:  For some years the South Pass City State Historic Site hosted afternoon Fourth of July events that drew a nice crowd of tourists and locals filling holiday ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander students earn honors
Northern Michigan University has announced the dean's list for the winter 2014 semester.
Lander students George Cartwright ... [more]

County students selected as winners at state history day

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  The top two entries in each category at the Wyoming competition advanced to the National History Day event June 15 to June 19.

Judges selected ... [more]

Dozens stroll in Shrine parade

Jun 27, 2014 - From staff reports:  More than 36 children participated in the annual Shrine Circus Children's Parade on Wednesday in Riverton.
Entrants dressed up as clowns, ring leaders, lion ... [more]

Johnson graduates from virtual public school

Jun 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lydia Johnson of Riverton graduated from Wyoming Connections Academy during a ceremony May 17 in Casper. She plans to attend Sheridan College in the fall.
The ... [more]

Students see effects of push-up fundraiser

Jun 20, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Students at Gannett Peak Elementary School were caught by surprise when they received a video call from students in Uganda showcasing the effect Lander's ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Kamminga graduates from college
Paige Kamminga of Lander graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Dickinson State ... [more]

Graham receives UW's INBRE Transition Scholarship

Jun 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  Tyler Graham says he sees the INBRE Transition Scholarship he received to the University of Wyoming as his bridge to studying physiology and ultimately ... [more]

Spoonhunter earns doctorate in American Indian studies

Jun 13, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Tarissa Lynn Spoonhunter, an enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho and Blackfeet tribes, received her doctoral degree in American Indian studies from the ... [more]

Blankenship, Hyatt to wed July 12

Jun 13, 2014 - Staff:  Delvin and Brenda Hyatt of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Darlee Hyatt of Riverton to Marshall Blankenship, the son of Trent ... [more]

NSCS inducts Roseno into membership

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph S. Roseno of Riverton has accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
"NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic ... [more]

Myers named to dean's list at Bates College

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Samuel Myers of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Bates College for the winter 2014 semester -- a distinction earned by students whose cumulative ... [more]

Rotary Clubs install new presidents

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  The Lander and Riverton Rotary Clubs had their annual joint "gavel exchange" to install new club presidents last week at the Museum of the American West in ... [more]

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]

Performance arts fellowship apps due on June 30

May 30, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Arts Council invites instrumentalists and vocalists to apply for the 2014 performing arts fellowships in music performance. The application ... [more]