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Trail of Terror: CWC hosts spooky night of fun for a good cause

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A frightening array of ghouls, ghosts and goblins roamed the hallways of the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center on Friday, practicing their ... [more]

Shelley: Time for a change in HD 55

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Though she is running as a Democrat for Wyoming House District 55, Sherry Shelley of Riverton said her political party isn't the only thing that would make her ... [more]

Miller seeks eighth term in Cheyenne

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, said he has enjoyed the opportunity to face some challengers this year in the race for Wyoming House District 55.
"I have ... [more]

Air quality OK around gas field near Pavillion

Oct 28, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Air Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Envi-ronmental Quality has found that air around natural gas wells and compression stations near ... [more]

RHS band earns second in marching festival

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  The Riverton High School marching band assembled at the base of the new flag pole at Wolverine Field before performing their state competition routine. The ... [more]

CWC board candidates detail their budget priorities

Oct 26, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three candidates for the Riverton-Shoshoni subdistrict seat on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees shared differing budget priorities Thursday during ... [more]

School board accepts Root's resignation

Oct 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees accepted the resignation Tues-day of board member Maris-sa Root, who has moved to Sheridan with her ... [more]

Herders say wolf pack had them cornered

Oct 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Two sheep herders near Jeffrey City contacted law enforcement Thursday evening to report that six or seven wolves that were chasing their herd of sheep had ... [more]

Officials cancel fire restrictions for county

Oct 26, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission agreed unanimously to lift the fire ban that has been in place since the first week of July.
In a letter to commissioners, ... [more]

Today

Oct 26, 2012 - Staff:  Births
WADDA

A daughter was born to Rayna Oldman, of St. Stephens, and Bradlee Wadda, of Fort Washakie, at 9:57 a.m. Sept. 11, 2012, at Riverton ... [more]

Judge rules for government in bear mauling

Oct 26, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit that claimed negligence by federal researchers led to the fatal bear mauling of an Illinois ... [more]

Digest

Oct 26, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Hearing for kidnap suspect delayed
CODY -- The next court appearance for a Montana man suspected of abducting and assaulting an 11-year-old Wyoming ... [more]

Justice Scalia entertains UW crowd

Oct 26, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Passing through Laramie after an unsuccessful antelope hunt, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stopped at the University of Wyoming on ... [more]

Today

Oct 25, 2012 - Staff:  Births
NEWBOLD

A son was born to Holly and Ed Newbold, of Lander, at 12:48 a.m. Sept. 20, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ... [more]

RHS choir performs fall concert

Oct 25, 2012 - Staff:  Part of the 26-member Riverton High School concert choir raised their voices in song during the fall concert Tuesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. ... [more]

Canada geese head south

Oct 25, 2012 - Staff:  A flock of Canada geese lifted off from a field in west Riverton. Geese are assembling for migration this month as fall weather ... [more]

Digest

Oct 25, 2012 - The Associated Press:  UW preps for budget reduction
LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming officials are leaving some staff and faculty positions vacant now in hopes of avoiding ... [more]

Barrasso facing smooth path to Senate re-election

Oct 25, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Few U.S. Senate races are as lopsided this year as the one in Wyoming, where incumbent John Barrasso dominates his challengers in funding and name ... [more]

Four moose poached near Hudson

Oct 25, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Four suspects are under investigation for poaching four moose near Hudson on Oct. 15.
Wyoming Game and Fish, Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Fish and Game, and ... [more]

Former city official Bauman challenges incumbent Baker

Oct 25, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton City Council Ward 3 candidate Larry Bauman said voters will have a clear choice to make when they fill out ballots Nov. 6.
"They can continue down ... [more]

Judge: Teen suspect in Hudson case stays an 'adult'

Oct 25, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Charges against the youngest defendant in the Hudson double-homicide case will proceed to District Court after a judge this week denied a request to transfer ... [more]

CWC volleyball infractions discovered

Oct 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All wins stripped for past three seasons

Central Wyoming College must forfeit all of its women's volleyball victories for the past three seasons and ... [more]

Enchanted Entertainers put on spooky show

Oct 24, 2012 - Staff:  The Enchanted Entertainers presented their annual Halloween program to area school children at the Riverton Branch Library on Tuesday and Wednesday. Above, ... [more]

Chronic wasting disease area expanded to deer hunt area 132

Oct 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk, and moose, has been discovered in deer hunt area 132.
Green River Wildlife ... [more]

Good outcome overall in District 25 on AYP; some schools listed

Oct 24, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Education released its final Adequate Yearly Progress results for 2012 last week after completing a quality assurance check on the ... [more]

Today

Oct 24, 2012 - Staff:  Births
MEJORADO

A son was born to Mariquin and Jeremy Mejorado, of Riverton, at 1:12 p.m. Sept. 1, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ... [more]

Digest

Oct 24, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Uranium mine clears last hurdle
The state Department of Environmental Quality has approved a deep disposal well permit for a northeast Wyoming uranium ... [more]

Treasurer finalist censured by state supreme court

Oct 24, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- One of three finalists recommended by the Wyoming Republican Party to succeed former state Treasurer Joe Meyer was censured by the state Supreme ... [more]

High court hears term limits case

Oct 24, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Wyoming's term limits law should be scrubbed because it deprives Secretary of State Max Maxfield of his right to seek a third term, his lawyer told the state ... [more]

New schedule opens transfer stations same day of week

Oct 24, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A newly approved schedule allows each of the county's seven trash transfer stations to have operation hours on one set day each week. 
"It's clean, it's easy ... [more]