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Theresa Edna Moss

Oct 24, 2013 - Staff:  Theresa Edna Moss, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. She was 46 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 ... [more]

Reser's recalling products due to possible Listeria contamination

Oct 24, 2013 - From staff reports:  The refrigerated ready-to-eat products have been distributed in Wyoming.

Reser's Fine Foods Inc. is recalling roughly 109,000 cases of refrigerated ... [more]

Chief runners dominate XC regional; state on Saturday

Oct 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford and Charlene Brown ran to individual cross country titles Friday at the Class 2-A West conference meet for the Wyoming Indian High School ... [more]

Wolverines in Lander for Thursday night rivalry game

Oct 23, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The winner gets to host a first-round playoff contest next week, while the loser must hit the road.

With second place in the Class 3-A East ... [more]

Rustlers stun Casper College in 5-set v-ball thriller

Oct 23, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After losing the first two volleyball sets 24-12, 25-14, on Tuesday night at Casper College, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers clicked with new emotion and ... [more]

Videoconference at CWC details health career opportunities

Oct 23, 2013 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming plans an informational session for Wyoming high school, community college and UW Outreach School students who are interested in ... [more]

Forest Service wants input on summer activity at ski areas

Oct 23, 2013 - From staff reports:  The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public comment on proposed criteria to evaluate activities and facilities allowed at ski areas on Forest Service lands under ... [more]

Today

Oct 23, 2013 - Staff:  Community calendar
OCT. 25
Wyoming Stories Recordings
is at the Intertribal Education and Community Center at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave., ... [more]

GOP must hear from business interests to stem next crisis

Oct 23, 2013 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  The partial government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis cost the United States billions, after nearly upending the world economy.
We could go through it ... [more]

Moose feeling pinched on all sides

Oct 23, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  They aren't very well equipped to deal with change

Bullwinkle likely is the most famous moose in America.
A star of TV and movies, Bullwinkle the ... [more]

Door-to-door peddlers in city ought be licensed by the police

Oct 23, 2013 - Meredith Erman, Riverton:  Editor:
Here is my opinion on sales people who go door to door trying to sell things: Don't permit it to be done at all. If it must be allowed, then make them ... [more]

Wolf hunt scrutiny

Oct 23, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  It probably will be years before a consistent hunting season is established

The second season of legal wolf hunting in Wyoming is getting close ... [more]

Digest

Oct 23, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Fall moisture eases drought statewide
CHEYENNE -- Ample precipitation has pulled most of Wyoming out of a drought.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's ... [more]

Park stresses flexibility in new winter plan

Oct 23, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Starting in 2015, snowmobiles must have the best available pollution-control equipment to be allowed inside Yellowstone.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- ... [more]

Stung by budget cuts, Game and Fish welcomes plan to increase license fees

Oct 23, 2013 - By Trevor Brown, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  A proposal to hike Wyoming's hunting and fishing fees has cleared its first hurdle.
Lawmakers voted Tuesday to support legislation that would raise nearly all ... [more]

Community celebrates completion of 17 Mile Road reconstruction

Oct 23, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Community members celebrated a completed safer highway Tuesday with the ribbon-cutting ceremony on 17 Mile Road. The completion of the project also celebrated ... [more]

College drew 181,000 for more than 4,400 events in fiscal year

Oct 23, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College hosted more than 4,450 events during this fiscal year, drawing more than 181,000 people to its campuses throughout the state.
The ... [more]

State OKs money to buy land for elementary school

Oct 23, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 has received much-wanted news from the Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission. The state agency has approved $408,200 for the ... [more]

Francis William 'Bill' Carlson

Oct 23, 2013 - Staff:  Francis William "Bill" Carlson, of Shoshoni, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. He was 79 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Davis ... [more]

State OKs funding for new elementary school property

Oct 22, 2013 - Staff:  Fremont County School District 25 administrators have announced that the district will receive roughly $408,000 to purchase property for a new elementary ... [more]

My team is in the World Series, but not due to 'small ball'

Oct 22, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Chicks dig the long ball. I like small ball. Turns out the chicks know more than I do.
So when the Boston Red Sox, the American League's top-scoring team, ... [more]

Tiger boys take fourth in 3-A West conference cross country

Oct 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers finished fourth in the team standings of the Class 3-A West conference cross country meet Friday in Cody.
The Tigers scored 106 points in ... [more]

Thompson all-West for Riverton at XC regional

Oct 22, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson brought home Class 4-A West conference cross country honors on Friday after crossing the finish line seventh for the Riverton Wolverines in ... [more]

Today

Oct 22, 2013 - Staff:  Deaths
CARLSON

Francis "Bill" Carlson, 79, died Monday, Oct. 21, at his son's home near Riverton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, ... [more]

RHS kids 'worked like beavers' to help after storm

Oct 22, 2013 - Phyllis Gies, Riverton:  Editor:
I want to thank the students of Riverton High School, particularly the class of Mrs. Rivers, for their wonderful community service project.
The ... [more]

Eyeing '16, Christie on gay-marriage tightrope

Oct 22, 2013 - By Mark Z. Barabak, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed away from a court fight over same-sex marriage on Monday, further staking his place near the political middle ground as ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Oct 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Snowy fall
Three weeks of autumn, three snowstorms. There's a seasonal scorecard we usually don't see this time of year, when we often are experiencing ... [more]

Park winter plan takes a new approach

Oct 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service has released a new policy that will regulate winter access to Yellowstone National Park by people riding ... [more]

Digest

Oct 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Bills would up G&F funds
A legislative committee is considering bills to provide additional revenue sources for the Wyoming Game and Fish ... [more]

Deaths of five wolves worry monitors

Oct 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Wolf-watchers say they're concerned that hunters participating in Wyoming's second annual wolf hunt may have killed five members of the Lamar Canyon ... [more]