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District approves changes to improve language education

Oct 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 38 has approved an out-of-state travel request for two events in October that will help school staff and community elders teach ... [more]

BLM announces free days

Oct 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the ... [more]

District 38 four months ahead in the audit process

Oct 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Arapahoe school district has partnered with McKee, Marburger & Fagnant, P.C. of Lander to perform its pre-audit under the conditions of its Casper-based ... [more]

Lander girl a semifinalist in Miss Wyoming Teen USA competition

Oct 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  Jaquelynn Dahlstedt of Lander was a semifinalist in Miss Wyoming Teen USA, which was held Sept. 21 in Casper.
The competition consisted of three ... [more]

WLRC receives five computer tablets from Friends group

Oct 3, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Communications with loved ones at the Wyoming Life Resource Center will now be easier for guardians, friends and parents after the facility received five ... [more]

Timber sale work may affect traffic near Brooks Lake

Oct 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Brooks Lake Campground timber sale is set to begin Friday on the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest.
To minimize interference with ... [more]

Oregon rejects Wyoming's appeal of proposed coal port

Oct 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Oregon Department of State Lands has denied an appeal by the State of Wyoming over Oregon's rejection of a proposed coal terminal on the ... [more]

Police arrest two women on charges of child abuse

Oct 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Authorities found 17 people, including 11 children, living in a three-bedroom home in Riverton.

Two women were arrested for child abuse Tuesday after ... [more]

New arrest may result in bond revocation for admitted meth dealer

Oct 3, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  An admitted meth dealer from Dubois is in a "sticky spot," according to his lawyer.
The defendant, Trampes Frank Rivers, of Dubois, was arrested again Tuesday ... [more]

Shoshone tribe says it will continue with joint council despite Arapaho withdrawal

Oct 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Both tribes met in the Joint Business Council to approve actions, payments and contracts for programs.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced it would ... [more]

Evidence of drug use found after crash

Oct 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Police in Casper found evidence of drug and inhalant use in a car that crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center last month, killing two passengers and ... [more]

Digest

Oct 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Questar seeks lower gas rates
ROCK SPRINGS -- Questar Gas is proposing to cut its natural gas rates in Wyoming by $900,000.
The proposal would mean ... [more]

Modelers Park

Oct 3, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Many would benefit if the facility could be spared under state land plan

State officials determining whether to put 300 acres of state land near the ... [more]

Record-high temps in late September 'unusual,' expert says

Oct 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two of last week's warm fall days broke heat records in Riverton and Lander.
Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 were the hottest on record for those dates in both Fremont ... [more]

Championship season

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Three straight in midst of '94 campaign

The Riverton Wolverines found some bumps on the road to their first-ever state football championship 20 years ... [more]

Wolverines get conference VB win

Oct 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team dropped the first set but managed to shake off the unfamiliar home-court jitters to down Green River 3-1 (20-25, ... [more]

Rustlers put three in final at Sheridan rodeo

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three fall rodeos are in the books for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
The season started for CWC last month at the Rustler Roundup Rodeo at the ... [more]

Columnist's words on NFL player offenses were thoughtful

Oct 3, 2014 - Jon Meegham, Riverton:  Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful words by Clair McFarland in relation to the National Football League players and domestic violence.
These crimes did ... [more]

Fox chosen for conservation stamp

Oct 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Beginning Jan. 1, artists can begin sending submissions to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for the conservation stamp art contest.
The winning ... [more]

Wyoming can be a wind leader too

Oct 3, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  New project has transformative potential for state, nation


Here's what I like about the recent announcement of the plan to build an $8 billion wind ... [more]

CWC getting national notice; pair of road VB matches coming up

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 17-5 record has the Central Wyoming College volleyball team on the verge of cracking the top 20 in the nation.
The Rustlers have enough votes to be in the ... [more]

Today

Oct 3, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HUNTER

A son was born to La Nessa Morgan of Lander and Jarred Hunter of Cheyenne at 7:15 p.m. July 18 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Today

Oct 2, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HORN

A daughter was born to Kayla Horn of Lander and Jon Horn of Lander at 9:48 a.m. July 9 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ... [more]

Today

Oct 1, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HARDMAN

A son was born to Charity Hardman of Riverton and John Hardman of Riverton at 11:38 a.m. July 24 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Today

Sep 30, 2014 - Staff:  Births
GHORMLEY

A son was born to Stephanie Ghormley of Ethete and Todd Ghormley of Ethete at 2:09 p.m. June 12 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Dubois catches fire in 60-14 win over Hulett

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rainy but happy Homecoming for the Dubois Rams in the high country.  Dubois blew out visiting Hulett 60-14 Saturday afternoon to move to 2-2 on the ... [more]

Depleted Cougars have enough to outlast Burlington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The winning score came on a big defensive play by Wind River.

PAVILLION -- It was a football game that almost wasn't played Friday, as Wind River's ... [more]

Wranglers get first win in 53-0 rout of Saratoga

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni jumped into the win column in a big way Friday night, routing visiting Saratoga 53-0 at Bailey Field in Shoshoni.
The win lifts Shoshoni ... [more]

Nationally ranked Northwest sweeps CWC v-ball at home

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Northwest College swept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Saturday afternoon on the volleyball court at Rustler Gym.
Northwest won the ... [more]

Riverton 4-1 at big Casper invitational VB tournament

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines' only loss was to Casper Kelly Walsh in the semifinals.

After knocking off Cheyenne Central 2-0 and Rawlins 2-0 in pool play on ... [more]