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Dec 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Science fair judges needed
Central Wyoming College, which is hosting the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday, Jan. 28, is seeking judges to ... [more]

New Game and Fish feature helps with hunt planning

Dec 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  CHEYENNE -- A new section of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's website makes it easy for hunters to plan their hunt for the coming year.
By selecting ... [more]

Commissioners fill five county board seats

Dec 26, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Four new faces will serve on the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District, the Fair and the Predatory Animal boards.

Fremont County Commissioners ... [more]

BLM asking for input on herbicide policy changes

Dec 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management announced opportunities for the public to share ideas on the potential utilization of three new vegetation treatments to be ... [more]

Spin-In to feature fiber arts vendors and artists

Dec 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  A variety of fiber arts vendors and artists from throughout the state will give demonstrations at the Spin-In, Fiber-Fest on Saturday, Jan. 5, in Riverton. ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part six)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Aryana would like
skulls on her bike
Dear Santa,
I have been good this year. I dont really care what I get but I really want a two heeler bike that's blak ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part five)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Mason is going Majik bowling this year
Dear Santa,
I would like a black horse, boxing/punching hands, Majik bowling, Angry birds car set, Mario Sports Wii ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part four)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Makael wants to swim
with Barbie from Santa
Santa
I would like to have swmen brbe
Makael, 5

Taylor will play Mario
games this Christmas
Santa
I ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part three)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Aluysia Warren's Grandma On Naughty List.
Dear Santa,
I want a doll, a teddy bear, and a stuffed cat doll. I have been a good girl. My grandma always gets on ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part two)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Jarryd Warns The
Roof Is Slippery
Dear Santa,
Please give me a Batman toy with a motorcycle. I want a Sponge Bob toy. Mommy wants a pretty ring and a ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part one)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Dear
Santa...

Cambree requests
a drawing house
Dear Santa,
 I am excited for you to come this year! I would love to get a new ds game, a drawing house, ... [more]

Students' thinking at center of ACT preparation program

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Teach-ers at Cheyenne's Central High are focusing on how students think.
The work started with a grant-funded extended day program to help students ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Speer pleads not guilty
CODY -- A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl has pleaded not guilty.
Jesse P. ... [more]

Hand-made ornaments deck the halls of local homes

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Many halls in Riverton homes will be decked with homemade crafts for the holiday season thanks to several Christmas-themed events hosted this month through R ... [more]

Huge tribal land 'buyback' is next part of Cobell deal

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. government officials are launching a $1.9 billion American Indian land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more ... [more]

Council allows chickens in city limits

Dec 23, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Chickens are here to stay.
The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to allow residents to own chickens within city limits.
City staff proposed a list of ... [more]

Classroom to North Pole

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A lot of children wrote to Santa from school this year, crafting their wish lists during letter-writing events that teachers organized in preparation for the ... [more]

St. Margarets presents annual Christmas pageant

Dec 21, 2012 - Staff:  Seventy-two St. Margaret's School pupils presented their annual Christmas pageant Thursday night in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ... [more]

Today

Dec 21, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
CAVANESS

Donald Howard Cavaness, 66, died Saturday, Dec. 19, at his home near Riverton. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. ... [more]

Drill lease buyout plan still well short of goal

Dec 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A land conservation group said it is $750,000 short of meeting a year-end deadline to raise $8.75 million to buy out and permanently retire gas ... [more]

Digest

Dec 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Arraignment planned in kidnapping
CODY -- A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl is set for arraignment ... [more]

Solid waste disposal staff awarded safety bonuses

Dec 21, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board unanimously approved $11,456 in safety award bonuses for district employees.
Each of the waste disposal ... [more]

City hears pitch on developing a new skate park

Dec 21, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Central Wyoming Skateboarding Association approached the Riverton City Council with a proposal to build a new skate park in Riverton.
"We humbly ask for ... [more]

Churches plan busy Christmas lineups

Dec 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Annual Community Christmas Day Dinner sponsored is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas Day at St. Margaret's Catholic Church Gym on East Park ... [more]

Boy suspended for bringing a gun to school

Dec 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- A Casper teen has been suspended for bringing a loaded handgun to school.
The unidentified student brought the gun to Kelly Walsh High School ... [more]

Fire wrecks trailer house, but no injuries

Dec 21, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton firefighters responded at about 11:15 p.m. Thursday to a structure fire at 134 Comanche Court.
No one was injured in the blaze, though several people ... [more]

Riverton band students put on winter concert

Dec 20, 2012 - Staff:  Student musicians from Riverton middle and high schools presented their winter band concert Monday night at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. The RHS ... [more]

Digest

Dec 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Wolves need buffer zone, say activists
CHEYENNE -- A conservation group is calling on state and federal officials to create no-shooting zones around ... [more]

Moment of silence set for Friday

Dec 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is calling on Wyoming citizens to observe a moment of silence and remembrance to honor the victims of last weeks' shooting rampage at ... [more]

Man pleads guilty to bank robberies after escape

Dec 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  POWELL -- A Utah man has pleaded guilty to holding up banks in four states after being released from jail to go to the dentist.
Thirty-two-year-old Joshua ... [more]