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The way it was: Tiger cheers -- 1989

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander Valley High School's football cheerleaders did most of their work 25 years ago during night games, but when Shoshoni came to the county seat for an ... [more]

Digest

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff reports:  CWC to host chuck wagon dinner
An evening of live entertainment and a Dutch oven dinner are planned for 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Central Wyoming ... [more]

Trustees mull canceling partnership with BOCES

Sep 8, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees is looking into the role the Board of Cooperative Education Services plays in the district.
During ... [more]

Hefty tickets for plus-80 drivers

Sep 8, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol says it has ticketed more than 1,100 people for going over 80 mph since the new speed limit took effect July 1.
The ... [more]

One Shot Antelope Hunt display opens at Pioneer Museum

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff reports:  The exhibit features antelope mounts, photos of the hunt, programs and other memorabilia.

A new display on the earliest days of the One Shot Antelope ... [more]

Tree spraying operations to close some campgrounds in county

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff reports:  Work may begin Saturday on the Washakie and Wind River ranger districts.

Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for a day or ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Sep 8, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Enrollment up
LARAMIE -- First-day enrollment for the fall semester at the University of Wyoming is up nearly 100 students from last year.
Preliminary ... [more]

Annual Festival of the Cowboys set for Saturday in Crowheart

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Sixth Annual Festival of the Cowboys will be celebrated from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Crowheart Community Center.
The free event will include ... [more]

Meth charges against woman bound over

Sep 8, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A search of Yolanda Chavez revealed a weapon, cash and drug paraphernalia.

A Fort Washakie woman has had her charges on selling methamphetamine bound ... [more]

Bebout part of state energy trade mission to Asian nations

Sep 8, 2014 - From staff and wire reports:  State Sen. Eli Bebout of Riverton is traveling to Asia this week with other state lawmakers as part of the state's continuing effort to find energy markets ... [more]

Today

Sep 5, 2014 - Staff:  Births
ANDERSON

A daughter was born to Alicia Willow of Fort Washakie and Keavin Anderson of Fort Hall, Idaho at 3:13 p.m. July 22 at SageWest Health ... [more]

Digest

Sep 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Body found near ski trail
JACKSON -- A survey crew has found human remains off a trail at the Snow King ski resort in Jackson.
Police say the remains ... [more]

Wyoming highway deaths well ahead of 2013's count so far

Sep 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Highway deaths in Wyoming so far this year are well ahead of the total count for all last year and police say cell phone use, not wearing a seat belt and ... [more]

Gosar pushes Mead for longer series of debates, but the governor declines

Sep 5, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar called on Gov. Matt Mead on Thursday to agree to five additional debates between now and Election Day ... [more]

Police arrest man for probation revocation

Sep 5, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Levi Chancellor told officials he had been using methamphetamine and had been awake for two days when police found him shirtless and shoeless in the middle ... [more]

Test shows no West Nile virus in Riverton; city to continue its doubled spraying schedule

Sep 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Public services director Kyle Butterfield responded to a citizen question about Riverton's mosquito abatement program during a meeting this week at City Hall. ... [more]

Cool summer a boon for barley crop

Sep 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  If Corona tastes a little better this fall, thank a Fremont County farmer. The local malt barley crop is shaping up to be bigger and better than average, ... [more]

City expects rollout trash receptacles to arrive by November

Sep 5, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  City council made decision after contentious discussion

The decision to eliminate most of the residential alley dumpsters in Riverton and replace ... [more]

Team searching lake for remains of Uden victims

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Investigators started scouring a Sublette County lake for the bodies of Gerald Uden's victims Monday, but they still had not found the remains of Virginia Uden ... [more]

Today

Sep 4, 2014 - Staff:  Births
ANDERSON

A daughter was born to Lindsey Anderson of Riverton and Rowdy Anderson of Riverton at 10:32 a.m. May 12 at SageWest Health Care at ... [more]

High winds, low humidity trigger red flag warning

Sep 4, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The highest wind speed recorded Wednesday in Riverton was 38 mph, with gusts reaching 46 mph, according to the NWS.

National Weather Service ... [more]

Watery soil drives up cost of Riverton justice center project

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  Unforeseen costs of $25,000 have arisen in the Riverton justice center project, and Fremont County commissioners agreed to pay the bill at a meeting ... [more]

Vote won't alter GOP dominance in Legislature

Sep 4, 2014 - By Trevor Brown MCT News Service:  There are a lot of unknowns for the Nov. 4 election.
But one thing is certain: Republicans will keep majority control in the state House and Senate after all ... [more]

Digest

Sep 4, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Wild horse roundup postponed
CHEYENNE -- The federal government has agreed to postpone a planned roundup of about 800 wild horses in Wyoming to give ... [more]

Damp August sets record in Riverton

Sep 4, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer:  August 2014 was the wettest on record for the Riverton area based on numbers from the National Weather Service office northwest of town.
Meteorologist Brett ... [more]

Riverton woman's cabin vandalism case transferred to District Court

Sep 4, 2014 - By Eric Blom Staff Writer:  The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ... [more]

Decker Mine to be sold; deal grants access to coal port planned in Washington

Sep 4, 2014 - By The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the ... [more]

Digest

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Driver cited in fatal crash
CODY -- A Cody man has been cited for careless driving in a crash that killed a motorcyclist from Colorado.
The Wyoming ... [more]

Coal giant lowers production estimate for next three years

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GILLETTE -- Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year, and the ... [more]

Jackson waits on landslide options

Sep 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Jackson's town council has decided not to immediately award contracts to design a stabilization plan for a creeping landslide.
Council members had ... [more]