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District 25 to proceed with demolition of Lincoln School

Mar 15, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Everything has to be out of the abandoned school building by April 12, with abatement scheduled to start April 25 and end May 31.

Local officials ... [more]

Non-profit cancer center proposed for Riverton site

Mar 15, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton is set to be the home of a new non-profit cancer treatment center.
Dr. Keith Mills, a Gillette oncologist who founded the Wyoming Cancer Foundation, ... [more]

County on guard for sequestration impacts

Mar 15, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Details are still emerging about $84.5 billion in cuts to the federal budget resulting from the sequester, which went into effect March 1. Some local county, ... [more]

Snow biz

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  Rendezvous Elementary School pupils presented their third-quarter musical, "Snow Biz," on Tuesday. Above, fifth-grade weatherman Dylan Beasley gave the ... [more]

Lobos send Pokes home

Mar 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Larry Shyatt dropped to his knees at one point.
Shyatt was also seen with his hands behind his head in disbelief.
He yelled at his players and ... [more]

CWC rodeo teams back in saddle

Mar 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The spring season opens this weekend at the Gillette College Rodeo.

Central Wyoming College rodeo coach Drew Schrock has confidence the winter ... [more]

Wolverines hit soccer fields this weekend

Mar 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Clear the courts, and get the pitch ready.
Just days after the winter basketball season ended, the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls soccer teams battle ... [more]

Quayle, Webb all- state for Wolverines

Mar 14, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine seniors Seth Quayle and Xavier Webb have been named to the Wyoming Coaches Association all-state boys basketball first team.
Webb and ... [more]

Elizabeth Joy Erickson

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  Elizabeth Joy Erickson, 36, of Riverton died Monday, March 11, 2013. Funeral services with military honors are at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Davis Funeral ... [more]

Michelle L. (Locker) Mayo

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  Michelle L. (Locker) Mayo died Friday, March 8, 2013. She was 37 years old.
Family and friends are invited to say their last goodbyes on Friday, March 15, at ... [more]

Today

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  Births
KHAN
Twin boys were born to Haseena Khan of Lander and Jhan Zeb of Lander at 7:25 a.m. and 7:53 a.m. Feb. 21, 2013, at Riverton Memorial ... [more]

Teton Therapy guides patients through Affordable Care Act Ch

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  Teton Therapy is helping patients overcome new changes being implemented by the Affordable Care Act by guiding patients through treatment options and providing ... [more]

Tschacher has big plans for her small business

Mar 14, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  She started out this week with help from the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Lucy Tschacher of Riverton has big plans for her new local ... [more]

Francis: A pope of firsts

Mar 14, 2013 - The Kansas City Star:  Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who had been the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, is the church's first pope from the Americas.
He is also the first pope to hail from the ... [more]

Many thanks from the Class 4-A state-runnerup RHS basketball

Mar 14, 2013 - Riverton High School boys basketball team and coaches:  Editor:
The Riverton boys basketball team would like to publicly thank Aric Hageman, the RHS band, and all of the RHS students and staff for making the long ... [more]

It's birthday month in our house

Mar 14, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  And time is sitting on my shoulders, shouting at me

Today is my younger son's first birthday. Also, my older son's third birthday is in 10 days, so ... [more]

Let's find gun laws everyone can live with

Mar 14, 2013 - Ellen Dudley, Dubois:  Editor:
I am a hunter and gun owner who is concerned about gun laws.
When I lived in Kenya, laws there required gun owners to submit to background checks ... [more]

Next stop: funding

Mar 14, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Let's pursue grant money for the new
Riverton justice center with unity and vigor
All commendation to the Fremont County Commission in settling on a location ... [more]

Cody chamber seeks donations to plow Yellowstone east gate

Mar 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The chamber of commerce in Cody has begun seeking donations to hire state snow plows to clear the road through the East Entrance to Yellowstone ... [more]

Mead signs bill to permit lottery gambling in state

Mar 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming residents can start thinking about their lucky numbers and dreaming about hitting the big one.
Gov. Matt Mead signed a bill into law ... [more]

Digest

Mar 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Judge hears first of Hill's suit
CHEYENNE -- A district judge in Cheyenne says he will rule in a week whether to restore the powers and duties recently ... [more]

Family of wreck victims looks for safety changes

Mar 14, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Anthony and Deaun Smith of Riverton were killed in 2011 while stopped at a road construction site.
 
On the morning of Aug. 25, 2011, Anthony and ... [more]

Ashdown to leave Riverton school board

Mar 14, 2013 - Staff:  The newest member of the Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees has announced plans to resign due to a change in employment.
Greg Ashdown was ... [more]

District 25 gets out the budget-cut knife

Mar 14, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton school officials say they face a $1.2 million deficit as they work to develop next year's budget.
The problem has a lot to do with health insurance, ... [more]

Nance, Washington produce big games for UW in win vs. Nevada

Mar 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Injured, ill and frustrated before, Larry Nance Jr. and Leonard Washington felt better Tuesday.
So did the rest of the University of Wyoming men's ... [more]

Riverton cheer squad second at state

Mar 13, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team was not the only RHS squad to come back to Riverton from Casper with hardware last week.
The Riverton High School ... [more]

Spoonhunter named Player of the Year

Mar 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several other Fremont County players earned Class 2-A all-conference honors from the Southwest league.

Alvin Spoonhunter is now a two-time Class 2-A ... [more]

Brown of Wind River named top player

Mar 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lexi Brown represents Wind River High School on the Class 2-A all-state girls basketball team.
Brown also was voted the Class 2-A Southeast player of the ... [more]

Sterling J. Howell Sr.

Mar 13, 2013 - Staff:  Riverton native Sterling J. Howell Sr. died on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 36 years old.
Services were Tuesday, March 12, at ... [more]

Grayson Hebard Gowen

Mar 13, 2013 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Grayson Hebard Gowen of Castle Rock, Colo., died Sunday, March 3, 2013. He was 76 years old.
He was born Oct. 27, 1936, to Walter and ... [more]