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Grazers wait for BLM ruling on Green Mountain

Jan 14, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Many improvement plans -- and more than half a million acres -- are affected by the delay, which has stretched for months.

A delay in a decision over ... [more]

City gets good audit report; assets well ahead of liabilities

Jan 14, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  All financial operations for the City of Riverton received a passing grade in the annual audit summary from auditing firm Mader Tschacher Peterson & Co. ... [more]

Fremont a penny-pincher when measured against most Wyoming counties

Jan 14, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's government continued to be scrupulous in fiscal year 2012 compared to other Wyoming counties.
Fremont County spent $825 per resident, less ... [more]

Brian Francis Willow Sr.

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Brian Francis Willow Sr., of Ethete, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Casper. He was 49 years old.
A visitation will be 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, ... [more]

Michelle Allen

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Michelle Allen, of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 13 years old.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Davis Funeral Home ... [more]

Haldis I. Shelton

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Haldis I. Shelton, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 92 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 ... [more]

Edith L. Lee

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Edith L. Lee, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. She was 89 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken ... [more]

Judy (Martin) Hartman

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Judy (Martin) Hartman died Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Hope for Health Hospice in Riverton surrounded by family after a brave battle with cancer. She was 70 ... [more]

Daniel Lee Quincannon

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Daniel Lee Quincannon died of natural causes Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Riverton.
Graveside services with full military honors will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. ... [more]

Joseph M. Gose

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Joseph M. Gose died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 99 years old.
Services were Sunday, Jan. 12, in Decatur, Texas, with burial ... [more]

Jennifer Lynn Patterson

Jan 14, 2014 - Staff:  Jennifer Lynn Patterson, of Eaton, Colo., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo., after a brief battle with cancer. ... [more]

Wyoming pulls out win at Boise

Jan 13, 2014 - Staff:  Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. hit a baseline jumper with 1.3 seconds left to give the University of Wyoming men's basketball team a dramatic 52-50 win at ... [more]

Eagle girls lose lead in final quarter in loss to Meeteetse

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Meeteetse rallied in the final three minutes of the game Saturday afternoon to edge St. Stephen's 48-45 in girls Class 1-A Northwest action.
The game was the ... [more]

Cowgirls collect victory

Jan 13, 2014 - Staff:  The Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team rebounded with a 55-48 win over the Boise State Broncos, on Saturday afternoon, in Laramie. The Cowgirls are now 11-3 ... [more]

Shoshoni girls shut down by WIHS

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Lady Chiefs host Wind River on Friday night, while the Wranglers now have six straight games at home.

Wyoming Indian's depth and defensive ... [more]

LVHS girls come back for a conference victory Saturday after Friday loss

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Facing an early must-win game, the Lander Valley High School Tigers girls basketball team delivered a 64-52 victory Saturday against Jackson at Bob Carey ... [more]

RHS girls take two straight wins at home in Stranningan invite

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Next up for the Lady Wolverines is county rival Lander on Thursday.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls basketball team fought from behind to down ... [more]

Lander skies to third-place tie in Pinedale

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger team hosts a ski clinic on Feb. 1.

The Lander Valley High School girls Nordic ski team tied Laramie for third place in the team ... [more]

Rustler men and women both win vs. Little Big Horn

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Central Wyoming College Rustlers basketball teams recorded a doubleheader sweep Friday night vs. Little Big Horn College at Rustler Gym in Riverton.
The ... [more]

Chiefs get tough test from SHS, still pull away by 20

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  It wasn't exactly what the experts predicted it would be Friday night in Ethete.  Shoshoni came to Wyoming Indian High School to play the undefeated Chiefs, ... [more]

Wolverines 2-1 for the weekend

Jan 13, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost to Sheridan, then beats Laramie and Cheyenne South in the Bill Strannigan East vs. West tournament.

After a tough first-day loss to ... [more]

Tiger boys down Star Valley, Jackson for conference wins

Jan 13, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Terry Hopkin was concerned over how his Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball players would respond after a long layoff for Christmas ... [more]

A tribute to 'the big sophomore'

Jan 13, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Uncle Gene could load a 55-gallon oil drum -- full-- into the back of a pickup truck.

My cousin Ron was playing basketball for Midwest at the opening ... [more]

An idea that has united America

Jan 13, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  Even though cellphone calls on airline flights are legal, nobody wants them.

We finally have good news from and for our broken, polarized and ... [more]

Pathologist in Fremont County is a good idea, but 'think big'

Jan 13, 2014 - Michael Heninger, M.D., Atlanta, Ga.:  Editor:
I heard about your newspaper's coverage on doing autopsies in your own home town. Very interesting.
I grew up in Cache Valley Utah and still return ... [more]

State's top news

Jan 13, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Something missing from all the year-in-review coverage of 2013 was the ranking of the top Wyoming news stories of the year. Associated Press member newspapers, ... [more]

Wyo plate named best in nation

Jan 13, 2014 - From staff reports:  License plates from Wyoming and Hawaii are America's favorites, says survey.
America's most attractive license plate comes from Wyoming, a new ... [more]

State gains a rig; U.S. total increases by three

Jan 13, 2014 - The Associated Press:  HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by three this week to ... [more]

New haze-reduction plan shown by EPA

Jan 13, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday released what it described as its final version of a plan to reduce atmospheric haze by cutting ... [more]

At 107, Powell's 'Grandma T' is older than the town itself

Jan 13, 2014 - By Tessa Schweigert, For the Associated Press:  POWELL -- Born in 1906 -- when Theodore Roosevelt served as president and Buffalo Bill's Wild West still toured Europe -- Dottie Turney is older than Powell ... [more]