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Don't change the constitution over Cindy Hill; just vote out those who did it

Feb 26, 2013 - Ed Thomas, Kinnear:  Editor:
Re: State Superintendent and the Constitution.
Mr. Wolfer, there is no reason to change the Wyoming Constitution. Instead, we should replace those ... [more]

Lottery bill going down to the wire

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Don't bet just yet on a bill that would allow a lottery and multi-state games such as Powerball in Wyoming.
The state House of Representatives on ... [more]

Digest

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  UW candidates interviewed
CASPER -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has interviewed the four finalists to be the school's next ... [more]

Legislature looks to adjourn Wednesday

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Legislature plans to wrap up its general session Wednesday, which would mean ending on the 36th day of what was scheduled to be a 40-day ... [more]

Enzi hears residents voice concerns

Feb 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Wyoming's senior U.S. senator vowed to remedy federal funding problems at St. Stephen's School and to investigate whether the threatened budget "sequester" ... [more]

Wyoming health department to work on Medicaid reform

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Events on the 34th day of 2013 General Session of the Wyoming Legislature:
MEDICAID: The House voted to approve a bill that would call on the ... [more]

County still undecided on spot for new court facility in Riverton

Feb 26, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission took one step toward building a Riverton justice center while throwing another location into the mix. The county board discussed ... [more]

City opts for some fancier lighting on N. Federal; no trees for now

Feb 26, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Amenities for the North Federal Boulevard reconstruction project in Riverton have been selected.
After incorporating input from the North Federal Boulevard ... [more]

Two victories cap regular hoops season for CWC women

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers beat Dawson College and Little Big Horn College.

Central Wyoming College sophomore Marissa Hogan returned to her hometown Thursday ... [more]

Cowboys try to bounce back after lackluster performance

Feb 26, 2013 - The Associated Press:  University of Wyoming men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt didn't like his team's energy and effort in last Saturday's 65-42 home loss to UNLV.
It didn't take ... [more]

Wind River girls have had great season on and off court

Feb 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  What do you get when you mix committed senior leadership on a small-school girls basketball team, a coach and activities director who is willing to guide, and ... [more]

Horyza's fifth-place swim top Wolverines at state meet; team places ninth

Feb 26, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Senior Eli Horyza was Riverton High School's highest individual placer at the Wyoming state high school swimming and diving championships Saturday in ... [more]

Baker, Flynn win state mat titles for Dubois

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn have been wrestling practicing partners all season for Dubois High School.
The pair on Saturday night capped off outstanding ... [more]

Rustler men close out regular season at 22-6, tops since hoops revival

Feb 26, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College completed the Region IX men's basketball regular season last week with a pair of road victories to end the year at 22-6.
That's the ... [more]

Competition in the classic style

Feb 24, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  Never was it demonstrated better than between Jesse Owens and Luz Long.

He stood alone atop the podium as the "Star Spangled Banner" played for the ... [more]

The Republicans' lost youth

Feb 24, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  Who the president is when we first come of voting age -- and whether we see that president as a successful leader -- strongly influences our future voting ... [more]

Government should pay to train tribes in eagle feather practices

Feb 24, 2013 - Diana Mitchell, Riverton:  Editor:
On 2005, I wrote a letter about an Arapaho who wanted an eagle for ceremonial purposes. I agreed that the person should have an eagle for ceremonial ... [more]

Art as entertainment

Feb 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's what Oscar night celebrates
Of all the art forms, the so-called major motion picture is the most collaborative form. It's also the one that ... [more]

Wolverine girls edged by Evanston

Feb 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines outscored the Evanston Lady Red Devils in the final three quarters of Saturday's final regular-season basketball game in Evanston ... [more]

Eagles down DHS Rams for state slot

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's outgunned Dubois 89-71 Saturday morning to advance to Class 1-A state tournament play next weekend in Casper. The Eagles take the fourth seed, ... [more]

No contest in Laramie as UNLV rips Pokes

Feb 24, 2013 - By Rob Black, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Even with Anthony Bennett ailing, UNLV was able to chalk up a much-needed, and easy, road win.
The Runnin' Rebels, losers of four straight Mountain ... [more]

WIHS girls will not go to 2-A state hoops tourney

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A streak came to an end Saturday morning at Wolverine Gym in Riverton. The Wyoming Indian High School girls fell 58-54 to Rocky Mountain and were eliminated ... [more]

Wolverines grapple to third at Class 4-A state tournament in Casper

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- T.J. Galey carried the Riverton High School banner all the way to the championship finals at the Class 4-A state wrestling tournament  but finished ... [more]

Big Piney ousts young Cougar boys from 2-A West tournament

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Most of Wind River's players won't remember their final tournament game of 2013 for very long, because they'll have three more to play in the future. 
The ... [more]

Two Rams win state mat titles; SHS wrestler second

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Dubois High School wrestlers Sterling Baker and Cody Flynn have been hooked on winning all season long.
They both did it again Saturday, taking ... [more]

Wind River girls second at regional

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The Cougar girls fell 58-46 to top-seeded Lovell in the West 2-A regional title game.

The Wind River girls are back in the big dance for the first ... [more]

Miller takes 3-A mat title at 145 pounds for LVHS

Feb 24, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Lander Valley High School senior Jacob Miller climbed to the top of the Class 3-A state wrestling ladder Saturday night, winning the state ... [more]

RHS boys West 4-A champs even with loss to Evanston

Feb 24, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton takes the No. 1 seed and an automatic state-tournament bid to this week's 4-A West regional. UPDATE: The Riverton boys open their regional ... [more]

Lovell edges Chiefs in another classic at West 2-A regional

Feb 24, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The story almost writes itself.  In the continuing saga of one of Wyoming's greatest prep rivalries, the Lovell Bulldogs edged the Wyoming Indian Chiefs 56-50 ... [more]

17 straight: Tiger boys are 3-A state swim champions again

Feb 24, 2013 - By Melissa Gray:  Lander won two individual and two relay first places and on their way to final victory.

GILLETTE -- Number 17 is in the books for the Lander Valley ... [more]