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Bennett sworn in to county attorney seat

Mar 1, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's new prosecuting attorney, H. Michael Bennett, officially took office Friday after being sworn in by 9th Judicial District Court Judge Norman ... [more]

South Federal planning under way

Mar 1, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation had a public meeting Tuesday at Riverton City Hall to inform city residents and business owners about the effects on ... [more]

Barrasso says he welcomes debate about gun control

Mar 1, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The senator said he is concerned about recent legislation that would ban more than 100 firearms.

U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., discussed the ... [more]

Relay team and thrower lead RHS into state indoor meet

Feb 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tyler Rupe, Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell and Jesse Hawk should be in contention for the 4x200-meter relay title Friday and Saturday representing Riverton High ... [more]

Rustler Smith is top shot-blocker in U.S.

Feb 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College freshman Stephanie Smith is the best shot blocker in U.S. junior college basketball.
The 6-foot-6 defensive specialist holds the No. 1 ... [more]

Cowgirls crush Air Force

Feb 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  There was no let down for the University of Wyoming Cowgirls on Wednesday night.
Just another beat down of the Air Force Falcons.
After beating the Falcons ... [more]

RHS boys seeded No. 1 for West 4-A tournament

Feb 28, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Now it gets interesting.
The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team, after one of the most successful regular seasons in school history, will take the No. 1 ... [more]

Today

Feb 28, 2013 - Staff:  Births
ROBINSON

A son was born to Deborah and Tim Robinson, of Riverton, at 1:07 p.m. Jan. 31, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 ... [more]

Dozens compete in fifth-grade science fair

Feb 28, 2013 - Staff:  More than 110 pupils participated in this year's fifth-grade science fair at Rendezvous Elementary School in Riverton. Areas of study included zoology, ... [more]

Former CWC trustee receives leadership award

Feb 28, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Caroline Mills, a former member of the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees, received an award from the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees ... [more]

Back Country Mudd opens second shop

Feb 28, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Whether it's a cappuccino, tea, coffee, an Italian soda or a smoothie that customers are in the mood for, Back Country Mudd is ready to serve it.
The ... [more]

Local computer technician warns of scam affecting Riverton residents

Feb 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  A local computer technician is worried about a scam that targets residents through fake antivirus scans.
Lee Crook, the owner of ArtistryWeb in Riverton, said ... [more]

Thanks to the mean dogs

Feb 28, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  You make me run faster and pedal harder

I've been tempted, this afternoon, to write an outdoors(wo)man's diatribe against the malicious dogs ... [more]

Listening session in city was helpful to senator

Feb 28, 2013 - U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, Washington, D.C.:  Editor:
Last week, Diana and I travelled more than 2,000 miles across Wyoming. We held "collecting common sense for Washington from Wyoming" listening ... [more]

Legislature adjourns early; Mead praises budget efforts

Feb 28, 2013 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers should be proud of their public service and their willingness to make tough decisions, Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday in remarks ... [more]

Solutions committee talks alternatives for citizens facing chronic problems

Feb 28, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Local agencies are taking small steps and considering big ideas to make changes for people who battle with substance abuse or have no place to call home. ... [more]

Governor lukewarm on newly passed Wyoming lottery bill

Feb 28, 2013 - McClatchy Newspapers:  CHEYENNE -- A bill to bring a lottery to Wyoming has won final approval from the Legislature.
The state House and Senate both voted Tuesday to accept an ... [more]

Digest

Feb 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Montana wolf hunt toll: 222
BILLINGS, Mont. -- With at least 222 gray wolves killed by Montana hunters and trappers this winter, Gov. Steve Bullock and ... [more]

County goes forward on justice center planning without settling on the site

Feb 28, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission has advanced plans to build a new Riverton justice center. The decisions came after the county board discussed concerns and how ... [more]

Yellowstone winter season ending

Feb 28, 2013 - The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park's winter season is drawing to a close this week.
Park roads that serve commercially guided snowmobile ... [more]

Commoners, royalty alike moved by Van Clibrun

Feb 28, 2013 - By The Fort Worth Star-Telegram:  With his long, slender fingers, an affectionate smile and the keys of a grand piano, Van Cliburn helped thaw the Cold War, transcended partisan politics and ... [more]

School boards wary of Legislature's bills on guns and curriculum

Feb 28, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A bill that would have allowed people to carry guns in schools did not make it through the Wyoming Legislature this session, but education officials said they ... [more]

Delegation: Don't slash national park funding if 'sequester' takes effect

Feb 28, 2013 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Obama administration is resorting to scare tactics by telling the public that steep budget cuts could result in closures and reduced services at ... [more]

Household name

Feb 28, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  C. Everett Koop was the only Surgeon General with that distinction

Quick -- who is the Surgeon General of the United States?
There are a few C-Span ... [more]

Wolverine girls meet Evanston again to open West 4-A regional

Feb 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Four teams will battle for two remaining state tournament berths when the Class 4-A West regional girls basketball tournament begins Thursday in Green ... [more]

Lander boys open BB regional vs. Jackson; girls get Powell

Feb 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two wins at the Class 3-A West regional boys basketball tournament by Lander Valley School puts the Tigers into the state tournament.
LVHS starts the ... [more]

The old, the new, and the unexpected at regionals

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Some things never seem to change when it comes to the West 2-A Regional in Riverton, yet there were some profound differences in the tournament this year.
On ... [more]

St. Stephen's gets first-round matchup with Kaycee at state

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Eagle scoring leader Lakota Oldman has been cleared to play after state officials reviewed an altercation at last week's 1-A West regional.

It wasn't ... [more]

Wind River/Southeast game a promising highlight

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The 4:30 p.m. game Thursday at Casper College might be the most physical contest of the opening round of the Class 2-A Girls state basketball tournament.  ... [more]

Chiefs opening with familiar foe at Class 2-A state hoops

Feb 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian meets the Lusk Tigers at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Casper College.

You might say Lusk head coach Rich Murray has a history with Wyoming ... [more]