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Riverton girls suffer second loss to Casper school in same week, 5-1 to Kelly Walsh

Apr 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Little went right for the Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team Saturday at Wolverine Field in a 5-1 loss to the Casper Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans.
Riverton's ... [more]

Many medals for county tracksters in Thermopolis as mild weather arrives

Apr 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  THERMOPOLIS -- Perfect conditions greeted athletes from 23 schools Friday afternoon in Thermopolis for the  annual Bobcat Twilight Invitational.  With ... [more]

Riverton boys edged 1-0 by KW in key conference soccer matchup

Apr 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines had planned to play a Wednesday makeup match against Lander, but that game has now been cancelled, according to the RHS activities ... [more]

QBs shine in spring game for Cowboys

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboy football team concluded its 2013 spring football practices with the annual Spring Game on Saturday. 
On a beautiful day, with temperatures ... [more]

Girls fall to Jackson in similar way, then split weekend pair against Park County teams

Apr 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School lost a heartbreaking 2-1 decision to Jackson Tuesday in a Class 3-A girls soccer showdown in Teton County.
Jackson scored in the ... [more]

Winning ways continue for Lander booters

Apr 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander Tigers shook off a tough loss to Jackson on Tuesday by ringing up two resounding victories Friday and Saturday against Powell and Cody.
Playing on ... [more]

More than red, white and blue

Apr 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  There are lots of ways -- incuding bad ones -- to assess human intelligence.

In a lecture on linguistics, Dr. John McWhorter of Dartmouth University ... [more]

Too many cowards in politics

Apr 28, 2013 - Brad Stromme, Worland:  Editor:
Shame on our gutless politicians in the U.S. Congress who are more supportive of the National Rifle Association than they are of the American people. ... [more]

Pope isn't married, but he's on a honeymoon

Apr 28, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  In politics, maybe even in life, perception frequently becomes reality.
If enough people see you as a winner, then you will be treated like a winner, which ... [more]

Town-only taxes

Apr 28, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  In Fremont County, there is a strong case to be made for it

Fremont County could be a good test case for the concept of allowing cities and towns to ... [more]

Mead to White House: Resist calls for examining overseas coal use under U.S. policy

Apr 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the White House to disregard pressure from the governors of Washington and Oregon and refuse to evaluate the ... [more]

Molecular biology professor named top UW faculty member for 2012-13

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Jarvis, who joined the UW faculty as an associate professor in 1998 and became a professor in 2000.

A world-class scientist and entrepreneur who goes ... [more]

Nighttime cameras reveal lives of mountain lions

Apr 28, 2013 - Mike Koshmrl, For the Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Mark Elbroch always knows what his cats are up to.
When the mountain lions Elbroch and fellow researchers are tracking make a kill, the Teton Cougar ... [more]

Feds ready to delist gray wolf everywhere in U.S.

Apr 28, 2013 - By Julie Cart, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  The sweeping rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would eliminate protection for wolves 18 years after the government re-established the predators in ... [more]

David Hursh

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  David Hursh, 29, of Riverton, died Monday, April 22, 2013, at his home.
Cremation has taken place, and a memorial service will be held later.
David Oliver ... [more]

Susan E. Rice-Hult

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Susan E. Rice-Hult of Riverton died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
She was 70 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ... [more]

Reed Herman

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Reed Herman died Monday, April 22, 2013.
He was 63 years old.
A celebration of life service took place at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Mr. Herman's ... [more]

Josephine King

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Josephine King, of Riverton, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Casper Medical Center. She was 82 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Lorna Lynn Flack

Apr 28, 2013 - Staff:  Lorna Lynn Flack died Friday, April 5, 2013, at Aurora St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee. She was 47 years old.
Funeral services were Thursday, April 11, in ... [more]

The way it was: Choosing cheerleaders -- 1965

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  New cheerleaders for the following school year at Riverton High School were announced in April 1965.
Standing from left, Sandy Haun, Denise Simon, Carolyn ... [more]

Student music recital Sunday

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Music students at Central Wyoming College will present their spring recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery.
The ... [more]

CWC groups to perform spring concert

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College vocal and instrumental groups will present a Spring Showcase Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ... [more]

UW scholarship administrator honored

Apr 28, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The guidance, knowledge and support of a valued former University of Wyoming staff member made the challenging process of attending college much easier for ... [more]

Nominations due May 1 for Wyoming Woman of Distinction Award

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Council for Women's Issues will accept nominations for its 2013 Wyoming Woman of Distinction Award until May 1.
The award recognizes one woman ... [more]

Friday fire burns hay and tires on Missouri Valley farm

Apr 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  A Friday evening fire north of Riverton burned hay and tires on the Pingetzer farm, but calm winds and quick fire response limited the damage.
The fire on ... [more]

CWC wrestles with moving targets as budget process advances

Apr 28, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College administrators say they will present balanced budgets for the coming three years when they meet in May to discuss finances with the CWC ... [more]

Work of jeweler has produced many happy outcomes

Apr 28, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Some might call it a fish story with many levels of meaning behind the word "fish." Many have heard of missing rings, jewelry and small personal items ... [more]

Apathy, transient problem obstacles to improving City Park

Apr 28, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton residents came to City Hall Thursday night to discuss the best direction to take toward improving Riverton City Park.
Riverton resident Lee Crook ... [more]

Reed Herman

Apr 26, 2013 - Staff:  Reed Herman died Monday, April 22, 2013. He was 63 years old.
A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Reed's shop.
Reed ... [more]

Riverton United Methodist to add contemporary services Sunday

Apr 26, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton United Methodist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Mark Thurman, has begun a contemporary service at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday.
The more modern ... [more]