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Quicker Wind River team downs big Dubois boys

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- There is an old adage in football that in a battle between big and quick, big always wins.  "Big stays big, and quick gets tired," is the saying. ... [more]

Cougar girls top county rival Dubois

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was another long night for Dubois head coach Juleen Leseberg and her six Lady Rams on the basketball court Friday at Pavillion.  Wind River ... [more]

Tiger swimmers top Rawlins in Thursday dual

Feb 11, 2014 - By Judy Crawford:  The Rawlins Outlaws traveled to Lander for a quick matchup in the pool Thursday night. While Lander won by 52 points, the Outlaws swam to four event wins, ... [more]

Wyoming Indian girls win two

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Lady Chiefs rang up 156 points in the two day victories.

ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up an easy sweep over Class 2-A ... [more]

LVHS girls sweep Lyman, Mountain View

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When the Lyman Eagles defeated the Lander Tiger girls back in December in a Class 3-A West girls basketball matchup, coach Spike Robinson was without Drew ... [more]

RHS girls get welcome West 4-A road win

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After falling behind early, the Riverton Lady Wolverines came on strong Friday and gained an important Class 4-A West road win over Green River, 53-40.
The ... [more]

Tiger boys sweep Lyman, Mountain View at home

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lyman dictated the tempo of the game for three quarters on Friday night, but the Lander Tigers managed to speed things up in the final quarter for a 39-32 ... [more]

Schafer's third tops Lander in Thon field

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman wrestler Palmer Schafer placed third Saturday in the highest finish for the Lander Tigers at the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational at Wolverine Gym. ... [more]

Chiefs chalk up two more wins, beating Riverside and Greybull

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- In what could be a preview of the Class 2-A West boys regional championship game in three weeks, Wyoming Indian outlasted Greybull 56-51 at home.  ... [more]

Baker takes Ron Thon title

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It was the first championship ever by a Dubpos wrestler at the state's biggest tournament.

Dubois wrestler Sterling Baker surprised himself and the ... [more]

RHS boys take two straight conference victories on the road

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton routed Green River on Friday, then grabbed a last second win Saturday over Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team gained ... [more]

Needed on tax reform: a smart tiger

Feb 11, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  The Tax Reform Act of 1986 -- which dramatically cut individual rates, lowering the top rate paid from 50 percent to 28 percent, while closing down nearly $200 ... [more]

Sue Wallis will be missed dearly

Feb 11, 2014 - Steven R. Doyle:  Editor:
Sue Wallis, a state representative from Recluse, passed away last week.  Many in Fremont County had the pleasure of working with her on several issues ... [more]

Court slapped 'good ol' boys' on Hill

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Now they are trying every stalling tactic in the book.

Remember those catchy little cartoons from your childhood that appeared just after you ... [more]

Save our air service

Feb 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Let's leave no stone unturned

Anyone hoping that 2014 would bring better air service at our county's only commercial airport is having a bad new year ... [more]

Student council members approved for Florida trip in June

Feb 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees board has approved an out-of-state travel request for the Student Council to the National Association ... [more]

Dinosaur bone case from Wyo. moves to federal court

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  DENVER -- A lawsuit in Denver's U.S. District Court names a "fossilized Tyrannosaurus bataar skull" as the defendant.
The legal maneuver essentially ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  State board approves land deal
CHEYENNE -- The State Board of Land Commissioners has endorsed a proposal that would transfer ownership of 1,280 acres ... [more]

Science in wolf delisting plan fails peer review

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A proposal to lift federal protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. suffered a significant setback Friday as an independent review ... [more]

The way it was: County cattlemen -- 1974

Feb 11, 2014 - Staff:  The Fremont County Cattlemen's Association had its winter meeting 40 years ago on this date, electing a new board of directors while keeping one familiar face ... [more]

Digest

Feb 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Farm and Ranch Days approach
The Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days will include more than 30 sessions Wednesday and Thursday in the Fremont Center at ... [more]

Spirit of WRHS team spreads to school

Feb 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The girls basketball team at Wind River High School in Pavillion has spent the past week doing service to the Fremont County community as part of an annual ... [more]

Whiteplume collecting tales of Sho-Rap firefighters for book

Feb 11, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fighting fires can be a dangerous and stimulating experience for a firefighter, and Robin Whiteplume thinks compiling those stories would be the best way to ... [more]

Lander native celebrates 101st birthday with family, friends

Feb 11, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Minnie Presgrove celebrated her 101st birthday on Jan. 29 at the Morning Star Manor assisted living facility in Fort Washakie.
Presgrove, the oldest resident ... [more]

Pathologist hire gains ground

Feb 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The math adds up to show Fremont County could hire its own forensic pathologist, according to a report from Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan.
He said ... [more]

Bebout ready for battle on rez border; justice center outlook good

Feb 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, was pleased to see funding for payment in lieu of taxes in the farm bill that was approved Tuesday by the U.S. Senate.
The ... [more]

Legislature set to convene this week

Feb 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  In his second year as co-chairman of Wyoming's Joint Appropriations Committee, State Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) says the state is in good shape ... [more]

Legislature's next move in Hill case could be new 'supercommittee'

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  A legislative panel is drafting a bill that could lead to a special session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court's decision in the superintendent ... [more]

Rebecca R. 'Becky' Campbell

Feb 7, 2014 - Staff:  Rebecca R. "Becky" Campbell, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at her home. She was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at ... [more]

Clair E. Wheeler

Feb 7, 2014 - Staff:  Clair E. Wheeler, of Casper, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. He was 93 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]