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Oct 10, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Homecoming week reminds us how easy it can be to maintain community ties

High school Homecoming week is a time for nostalgia, among other things. ... [more]

Digest

Oct 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Cheyenne mulls e-cigarette ban
CHEYENNE -- The Cheyenne City Council is considering an ordinance that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to ... [more]

Former state AG lead counsel in Hill investigation

Oct 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A special House committee investigating state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill has voted to hire former state Attorney General Bruce Salzburg as ... [more]

Quota filled quickly in second wolf hunt area

Oct 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says the quota in another wolf area has been met and will be closed for the remainder of the season.
Spokesman ... [more]

Fed shutdown alters wedding plans

Oct 10, 2013 - By Matt Volz, The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Megan Wenk spent three months planning her dream wedding at Artist's Point in Yellowstone National Park before the government ... [more]

Explosions Saturday in rural area investigated

Oct 10, 2013 - From staff reports:  One reporting party said the issue was an ongoing problem involving people setting off explosives.

Fremont County Sheriff's deputies responded to ... [more]

Original Uden probe used psychics, past sheriff recalls

Oct 10, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  On Sept. 27, the Fremont County Attorney's Office finally charged Gerald Uden with three counts of first-degree murder for killing Virginia, Reagan and ... [more]

Man pleads guilty to meth charge; judge ponders deal

Oct 10, 2013 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  A Riverton man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony drug charge for possessing methamphetamine. A plea agreement in his case lowered his charge in exchange for ... [more]

Teen Hudson suspect pleads 'not guilty,' setting stage for trial

Oct 10, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A judge has set a trial date for the last defendant in the Hudson homicides case.
Jude Blackburn, 17, is scheduled to appear before Wyoming 9th District ... [more]

TEDx comes to Riverton

Oct 9, 2013 - Staff:  Galen Knowles, right, told the TEDx conference Oct. 2 at Central Wyoming College that community is important to innovation. He pointed to the example of the ... [more]

Wolverines runners end season Thursday in Powell

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  RHS was scheduled to participate in the Thermopolis Invitational last week, but the meet was scratched because of the bad weather.

The pace is about ... [more]

Chief XC team eager for better weather

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian is chasing its seventh straight Class 2-A state championship.

Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs cross country coach Chico Her Many ... [more]

Tigers back at home on Friday night

Oct 9, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers and the Buffalo Bison square off in a pivotal Class 3-A East conference football battle Friday night at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.
Kickoff ... [more]

Lander man charged with third-degree sexual abuse of a minor

Oct 9, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Prosecutors have charged a former Lander youth counselor with third-degree sexual abuse of a minor for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old. One count of ... [more]

Today

Oct 9, 2013 - Staff:  Births
SOUNDINGSIDES

A daughter was born to Alyson White Eagle and Brian Soundingsides, of Ethete, at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 2013, at Lander Regional ... [more]

Break in the Uden case is 'nothing short of incredible'

Oct 9, 2013 - Virginia Alveda, Riverton:  Editor:
The break in the Uden disappearance is nothing short of incredible to me. I remember so well when that all happened.
It was a very famous case in ... [more]

Baby's plane merged with Pegasus

Oct 9, 2013 - By Carl Manning:  Well how did you like the drizzly, wet, snowy and broken-tree month of September? It certainly was a September to remember.
It was also a month that brought ... [more]

We innovate

Oct 9, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's been the history of newspaper publishing, and don't forget it

A hot word these days on the lecture and banquet circuit is ... [more]

Digest

Oct 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Coal plants exceed emission regs
Most coal-fired power plants in Wyoming, including one that's been in operation for just two years, emit carbon ... [more]

State might hire lawyer in Hill case

Oct 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Legislature's Management Council will meet Oct. 15 to consider a request to pay for an attorney and others to help the state House ... [more]

Trespassing an issue in parks during fed shutdown

Oct 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- National Park Service rangers in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have been issuing trespassing citations to people found in the parks, ... [more]

Man charged in shooting death outside nightclub

Oct 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- A 33-year-old former Marine has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a man outside a strip club near ... [more]

CWC working to address interior noise at H/S center

Oct 9, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Construction of the new Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College is complete, but administrators say they'll continue making adjustments to the ... [more]

CWC Oktoberfest kicks off busy schedule of October festivities

Oct 9, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  There's no reason to stay indoors as Halloween and other fall celebrations fill up the local calendar, unless there's fear of 3-foot-tall vampires and ... [more]

State expected to take over Barnson case from federal prosecutors

Oct 9, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The man's skeletal remains were found March 10 on the Wind River Indian Reservation east of Riverton; he had been missing since 2006.

A federal ... [more]

Commissioners face flak over local bid concerns on justice center design

Oct 9, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Some Fremont County commissioners were so concerned about how the architecture firm for the Riverton justice center project was selected that they voted ... [more]

RHS students decorate downtown for Homecoming

Oct 8, 2013 - Staff:  Three Riverton High School clubs painted business windows downtown in the renewal of an annual Homecoming week ... [more]

Rustlers take a game from No. 6 WWCC but fall in four

Oct 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Western Wyoming Community College knocked off Central Wyoming College on Saturday in a Region IX volleyball match at Rock Springs.
Western ... [more]

CWC takes buckles in steer wrestling, barrels at Lamar

Oct 8, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Progress was made by the Central Wyoming College women's and men's rodeo teams on Sunday at the Lamar event in Colorado.
CWC cowboy Coltin Hill won the steer ... [more]

Tweet through a week of sports

Oct 8, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Do you like Twitter? Try these on for size.
#HomecomingWeek #BigGameFriday #WolverineField #Early6:30Start #CardinalRedInTheEndzone
#Parade #CoolFloats ... [more]