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Three elected to District 25 board take the oath of office

Nov 23, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Sandy Barton, Larry Chouinard and Kevin Tippets took the oath of office Nov. 11 during the regular school board meeting. Outgoing Fremont County School ... [more]

CWC presents 'A Christmas Carol'

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Central Wyoming College theater department will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" the first week of December.
Five evening shows will be shown ... [more]

Police look for juvenile suspects after a string of vehicle vandalisms

Nov 23, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Police responded to a string of vehicle vandalisms in Riverton and are on the lookout for the perpetrators.
No one was hurt in any of the incidents, and ... [more]

The way it was: High school plans -- 1977

Nov 23, 2014 - Staff:  The oldest section of Riverton High School was nearing its 60th birthday in 1977, and plans to replace it had begun -- and at a new location.
The new school ... [more]

Riverton's Ridgway inks for college volleyball with LCCC in Cheyenne

Nov 23, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School senior Kiley Ridgway has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next season with the Laramie County Community College ... [more]

Wyoming wins big over Colorado

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Junior guard Josh Adams scored 10 of his team-high 14 points in less than an eight-minute stretch in the second half as the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Digest

Nov 23, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Propane fire burns out in Jackson
JACKSON -- Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ... [more]

Woodward collects double-double for UW

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  Senior forward Kayla Woodward recorded the 13th double-double of her career as the Wyoming women's basketball team (2-0 overall) used a 17-0 first half run to ... [more]

Kessler departure will be felt

Nov 23, 2014 - Elaine Meena, Riverton:  Editor:
I watched the election outcome with concern, as I know many people did. I am not in the county commission district of Stephanie Kessler, but her ... [more]

Shoshone National Forest, BLM selling tree permits

Nov 23, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Shoshone National Forest and Bureau of Land Management have begun selling Christmas tree permits.
The cost for a permit from the Shoshone National Forest ... [more]

Trustees with nearly three decades of experience step down from college board

Nov 23, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees lost 28 years of experience this week when three long-time members stepped down from service.
Scott Phister, ... [more]

University president talks up four-year nursing course at CWC, other colleges

Nov 23, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  If funded by the Wyoming Legislature, the program would start in July.

University of Wyoming president Dick McGinity visited Fremont County on Nov. ... [more]

CWC women thrash Colby 71-44

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers were effective in all areas of their women's basketball game Friday night, pounding Colby Community College 71-44 in ... [more]

Von Rein all-state for LVHS Tigers

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Lander Valley High School football player Andrew Von Rein was tapped as a Class 3-A all-state player on Friday.
The announcement came from the Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton hosts young swimmers in two-day meet at Aquatic Center

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Up-and-coming Riverton and Lander swimmers were on display Saturday at the Riverton Aquatic Center.
The young athletes took part in the Gizzard Blizzard swim ... [more]

Prosecutor gets report on sheriff, son's DUI

Nov 23, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving ... [more]

Cowboys close out home slate with Boise State

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  LARAMIE -- Saturday is Senior Day for 24 Wyoming Cowboys as they play their final home game in War Memorial Stadium. The Cowboys will host the Boise State ... [more]

Lopsided win for CWC men at Colorado NW

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers led 46-7 at halftime.

After building an insurmountable 46-7 lead in the first half Wednesday night on the road to Colorado Northwest ... [more]

Former Wolverine star now athletic director at state champ Cody

Nov 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tony Hult is tasting success as the activities director at Cody High School.
The former Riverton High School athlete witnessed the Cody football team capture ... [more]

Today

Nov 21, 2014 - Staff:  Deaths
BELL

Helen (Maulik) Bell, 75, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Littleton, Colo. A memorial service will be at a later ... [more]

RHS teams compete in Taco John's contest

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton High School students Rachael Wright and Shayna Hodge were the runners up in the annual Taco John's Culinary Cup competition Wednesday in Cheyenne. ... [more]

City praises former airport board member

Nov 21, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council gave special recognition to former Riverton Regional Airport Board member Jim Matson on Tuesday at the council meeting. Matson ... [more]

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Nov 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ... [more]

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Nov 21, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ... [more]

Tax volunteer service valuable to low-income people and others

Nov 21, 2014 - Helen Saban, Greybull:  Editor:
If one or more of your readers would like to support a worthwhile community service program and have some fun doing it, I have a suggestion. Become a ... [more]

Learning to be thankful, not fretful

Nov 21, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Too often we serve up a plate full of holiday anxiety

Do you have a doozy of a story about a bad Thanksgiving?
Sorry. I don't want to hear ... [more]

Power of the pen

Nov 21, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Executive orders from a president are nothing new in this country

As expected, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced his executive order on ... [more]

Wyoming teen convicted of killing guard in Nebraska

Nov 21, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile ... [more]

Digest

Nov 21, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Jackson propane blast investigated
JACKSON -- An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several ... [more]

New recommendation says sage grouse need three-mile buffer zone

Nov 21, 2014 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a ... [more]