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Volunteer firefighters train for season

Jun 9, 2014 - By Chilton Tippin, Laramie Boomerang:  LARAMIE (AP) -- With a tree behind his fire engine engulfed in flames, Mike Morin called in the Blackhawk.
"We've got a torcher," the Big Laramie Valley ... [more]

Digest

Jun 9, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Road work set on Grand Loop
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park visitors will likely to encounter new road and bridge construction ... [more]

The way it was: Ag education award -- 1975

Jun 9, 2014 - Staff:  The winner of Wyoming's Vocational Education Outstanding Service Award 39 years ago this week was a familiar face in Fremont County.
Shoshoni High School ... [more]

Run, cycle swim event to support trail rebuild, health fund

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Fremont Physical and Sports Therapy and Go Fremont County! will host the first Go Fremont County! Parade Day 5k, Cycle or Swim on July 26.
The organizers ... [more]

City cuts license requirement for some Riverton businesses

Jun 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Officials said implementation of the ordinance would have little or no financial effect on the city's budget.

The Riverton City Council approved a ... [more]

NWS: Most lightning deaths occur during leisure activities

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The National Weather Service is using lightning safety week, June 22 to June 28, to inform outdoor enthusiasts about the dangers of lightning. Although recent ... [more]

Cody powwow inviting dancers

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Plains Indian Museum Powwow in Cody celebrates its 33rd anniversary this year.
The event takes place June 21 and June 22 at the Robbie Powwow Garden on ... [more]

County ranks eighth in state in visitor spending

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The countywide 4 percent lodging tax is expected to bring in $675,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 which ends June 30. FY 2014-15 is expected to generate the ... [more]

Antique engines go on display at annual show

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  The 19th Annual Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show will be June 14 and June 15 in Shoshoni. Admission is free.
The show opens at 9 a.m. when ... [more]

Central Wyoming College hosting retreat for children with diabetes

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College is hosting a family retreat for children and families with type 1 diabetes.
The retreat, scheduled for July 11-13 at the CWC Sinks ... [more]

Cheyenne businessman Murray part of bid slate in secretary of state campaign

Jun 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Republican Ed Murray of Cheyenne used a recent Fremont County tour to meet with local officials and voters to build support for his campaign for Wyoming ... [more]

Challenging time for college HR office amid high-level retirements

Jun 9, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Human resources employees at Central Wyoming College have been busy this year as they work to replace retiring staff members.
"We have loads of searches ... [more]

Big gains in employment since last year

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ... [more]

Cheyenne businessman Murray part of bid slate in secretary of state campaign

Jun 9, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Republican Ed Murray of Cheyenne used a recent Fremont County tour to meet with local officials and voters to build support for his campaign for Wyoming ... [more]

Challenging time for college HR office amid high-level retirements

Jun 9, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Human resources employees at Central Wyoming College have been busy this year as they work to replace retiring staff members.
"We have loads of searches ... [more]

Big gains in employment since last year

Jun 9, 2014 - From staff reports:  County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ... [more]

Today

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Births
TRACK
A son was born to Tashina Tillman and Galen Track Sr., of Fort Washakie, at 6:59 a.m. April 8, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 ... [more]

BLM reminds public of fire risk

Jun 6, 2014 - From staff reports:  With more people spending time outdoors, the Bureau of Land Management reminds everyone to be cautious while using campfires.
BLM Wyoming fire management ... [more]

College levies optional mill; fund source controlled locally

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  President Jo Anne McFarland said the mill levy is expected to generate about $1 million in fiscal year 2015 and $1.05 million fiscal year 2016.

The ... [more]

Water study at Pavillion gas field nears

Jun 6, 2014 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  State officials planning to meet with homeowners affected by tainted groundwater in a Fremont County gas field have finished one investigation and are wrapping ... [more]

Pros swap ideas for programs using Health and Science Center

Jun 6, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Local health professionals are looking for collaboration opportunities at the new Central Wyoming College Health and Science Center.
At a meeting on campus ... [more]

City closes in on new public works director

Jun 6, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council and members of the public met the only finalist for the position of public works director this week.
A meet-and-greet with Kyle ... [more]

Note to our readers

Jun 6, 2014 - Staff:  Currently we are unable to upload individual stories to DailyRanger.com, but we hope to be back to our full strength on Monday.
In the meantime, please ... [more]

Campground remodel may include bathroom

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The addition originally was slated for the second phase of construction at Green Mountain.

Campers at Fremont County's Green Mountain Campground ... [more]

Airport asks county for added FY15 funds

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Some outside groups are asking Fremont County for more money this budget cycle. Fremont County Commissioners are working on the county budget for the coming ... [more]

State OKs funds for justice center

Jun 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  On its second try, Fremont County got state funding for the Riverton justice center -- and then some.
The State Loan and Investments Board on Thursday morning ... [more]

Council reconsidering trash issue

Jun 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reconsider its May 20 decision requiring residents to use rollout containers instead of alley dumpsters ... [more]

Twelve earn degrees from tribal college

Jun 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Tribal College in Ethete graduated 12 students this year and celebrated their achievements in a special ceremony Friday at the Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Today

Jun 5, 2014 - Staff:  Births
TRUJILLO

A son was born to Tasha and Joseph Trujillo, of Riverton, at 2:26 p.m. April 2, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

Today

Jun 4, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SMITH

A son was born to Jennifer and Nathan Smith, of Riverton, at 3:21 p.m. April 10, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]