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CWC board candidates stress perks of athletics

Oct 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both candidates running to represent the Wind River Indian Reservation on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees said students get more out of local ... [more]

Defendant in Hudson double homicide case to plead guilty

Oct 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  In exchange for the plea, two first-degree murder charges against Ryan Hanway would be dismissed.

A defendant in the Hudson double homicide case ... [more]

Basketball coach Condie 'separates' from CWC

Oct 29, 2012 - Staff:  In a press release emailed to the Central Wyoming College campus Monday afternoon, the college announced that, "Curtis Condie, Head Coach/Sports Information ... [more]

Bighorn Sheep Center gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Dubois

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  The National Bighorn Sheep Center marks its 19th annual fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 3, with dinner auction and games at the Headwaters Arts and Conference ... [more]

Digest

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  College plans to boost grad number
SHERIDAN -- The Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees has endorsed a new strategic plan with ... [more]

DEQ deputy appointed to agency's top position

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Todd Parfitt as the new director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
Parfitt is deputy director at DEQ ... [more]

The way it was: Rheumatic fever control -- 1957

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Polio was a huge public health concern in the 1950s, but rheumatic fever wasn't far behind. As with many such illnesses, the public schools were a primary ... [more]

'Fremont Fantasia' to open the Fremont County Orchestra's fall concert season

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Orchestra has announced a "Fremont Fantasia" fall concert to open its 26th season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lander Valley High ... [more]

Library hosting 'Timon of Athens'

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Lander library presents Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the third play of the 2012-13 season's broadcasts from the National Theater in London.
The ... [more]

Dallas Brass in concert Friday at CWC

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Dallas Brass, a brass ensemble that incorporates percussion, is in concert Friday, Nov. 2, at Central Wyoming College.
The 7:30 p.m. performance, which ... [more]

UW Extension plans artificial insemination school in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Learn beef cattle artificial insemination knowledge and techniques plus beef cattle management information by attending the University of Wyoming Extension AI ... [more]

Collection of photos from Wind River reservation wins book award

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  "Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation" by Sara Wiles was named the winner of the 2012 High Plains Book Awards for Best Art ... [more]

Women's expo to feature wares of more than 30 female retailers

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fifth Annual Dubois Women's Business Expo will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center.
More than 30 female ... [more]

Celtic music duo to perform Tuesday in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Men of Worth, a folk duo specializing in Celtic music, are in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center at Central Wyoming College.
The ... [more]

Entries sought for Make It With Wool contest

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns will be featured at the District Make It With Wool competition Nov. 3 for District 4 at the Reach ... [more]

Gordon named by Mead to be new state treasurer

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Friday announced his choice of Buffalo rancher Mark Gordon as Wyoming's new state treasurer.
Gordon, 55, succeeds Joe Meyer, who ... [more]

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]