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Gray wolf numbers in Rockies steady despite hunting

Apr 4, 2014 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A new population tally of gray wolves in the U.S. Northern Rockies shows their continued resilience despite increased hunting, trapping ... [more]

YNP fights rumors of bison flight

Apr 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Park officials say supervolcano not about to erupt

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that ... [more]

Urbigkit passes Friday morning

Apr 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  He worked for the City of Riverton for 24 years.

Long time Riverton civil servant Bill Urbigkit passed after battling a brain tumor and recovering ... [more]

Florida finding familiar foes in Final Four group

Apr 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For Florida, the Final Four might as well be dubbed the Familiar Four.
The top overall seed in the NCAA tournament already played the ... [more]

RHS in spotlight at Roy Peck meet

Apr 4, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Wolverines have the opportunity to participate against all classifications at the annual Roy Peck Invitational track and field meet.
The one-day ... [more]

Colorado Rockies welcome D-backs for home opener

Apr 4, 2014 - Barry M. Bloom, The Colorado Rockies:  It's time for the Rockies' home opener at Coors Field on Friday against the D-backs even though there's snow on the ground and the weather seems more like ... [more]

Today

Apr 4, 2014 - Staff:  Births

ADAMS
A daughter was born to Natasha and Matthew Adams, of Lander, at 6:24 p.m. March 12, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ... [more]

Salena Trembley

Apr 4, 2014 - Staff:  Salena Trembley of Riverton, died on Thursday, March 27, at the age of 99. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the Davis Funeral Home ... [more]

Museum board treasurer takes heat at meeting

Apr 4, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Museums Board treasurer was under fire for the second meeting in a row after delivering a seconds-long report March 13.
Board treasurer ... [more]

Dubois man dies in two-vehicle crash

Apr 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Shane Grove, 24, of Dubois died Tuesday at the scene of a two-vehicle accident in Carbon County.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol states Grove was the driver of a ... [more]

Search for CWC president narrowed to three candidates

Apr 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees Chair Charlie Krebs has announced the search for the institution's next president has been narrowed to three ... [more]

Shane Grove

Apr 4, 2014 - Staff:  Shane Grove, 24, of Saratoga, died on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 1:00 pm at the Dubois Headwaters ... [more]

Starrett could house youth detention alternative

Apr 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A program serving students facing expulsion and in trouble with the justice system could have a new home in the former Starrett Junior High building. The ... [more]

RHS soccer teams play home and away Friday vs. Natrona

Apr 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Despite it being spring break week at Riverton High School, both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams have been practicing and will battle ... [more]

Golfers tee up for spring season

Apr 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In the fall, the Riverton Wolverines won their first-ever Class 4-A state golf title.
Now, the Wolverines are taking momentum into the spring golf ... [more]

County lands three coaches on honor list

Apr 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two head coaches and one assistant coach from Fremont County have been named coaches of the year by the Wyoming Coaches Association for their respective winter ... [more]

Wyoming had the lowest state-local tax burden in '11

Apr 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A tax policy research group says Wyoming residents enjoyed the lowest state and local tax burden in the country in 2011.
The report released by the ... [more]

Today

Apr 3, 2014 - Staff:  Births

ROBISON
A son was born to Chezerai and Cody Robison, of Riverton, on Nov. 26 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ... [more]

Zoning changed for planned housing

Apr 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council has approved replatting of property consisting of approximately 9.77 acres located on Valley View Road on the east side of the Valley ... [more]

We need oil products and oil revenue to pay off our debt

Apr 3, 2014 - Dean Clark, Riverton:  Editor:
Oil, oil, oil. You have heard of it. It makes your car go (well, most of them).
But it is much more than that, something our elected officials fail ... [more]

When the meadowlarks sing

Apr 3, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  Isn't spring a mystery?
Of course, it's all in how you view it. But after all these years, it's still an annual wonder to me.
Life begins anew where it ... [more]

The missing plane

Apr 3, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  It's not that there's a conspiracy,
but rather that the ocean is huge

A new group of spacemen arrived last week at the International Space Station. It ... [more]

District 25 to hire second psychologist

Apr 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 will soon look to fill a new school psychologist position. The board of trustees voted Tuesday to have another psychologist ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Apr 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Hot Springs also censures governor
CASPER (AP) -- Republican Party delegates in two counties have voted to censure GOP Gov. Matt Mead over his role in ... [more]

Upgraded CWC Pro Tech center touted as best in Wyo.

Apr 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  It isn't only health and science students who are using upgraded facilities this year at Central Wyoming College.
Some of the money that paid for CWC's new ... [more]

Improvement in loan default rate among CWC students

Apr 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Only 2 percent of students who borrowed money to attend Central Wyoming College in 2013 have defaulted on their federal loans, officials said this month.
The ... [more]

Tribal leaders blast U.S. Senate draft bill

Apr 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe issued a statement calling on "all tribes" to oppose a bill cosponsored by Wyoming's congressional delegation regarding the ... [more]

Wadda pleads not guilty in Montana murder case

Apr 3, 2014 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  One of two suspects in the killing of a single mother on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of murder ... [more]

Protests upheld on tanker bids

Apr 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A federal auditing agency on Wednesday upheld a challenge to a U.S. Forest Service contract for two next-generation air tankers to fight ... [more]

Digest

Apr 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Malaysian PM: 'We will not give up'
PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday the search for the missing jetliner will not stop until ... [more]