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Chiefs host county shootout this week

Dec 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian is on a five-game winning streak.

Wyoming Indian High School has a 5-1 record to start the season, but the Chiefs still haven't ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part six)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Aryana would like
skulls on her bike
Dear Santa,
I have been good this year. I dont really care what I get but I really want a two heeler bike that's blak ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part five)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Mason is going Majik bowling this year
Dear Santa,
I would like a black horse, boxing/punching hands, Majik bowling, Angry birds car set, Mario Sports Wii ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part four)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Makael wants to swim
with Barbie from Santa
Santa
I would like to have swmen brbe
Makael, 5

Taylor will play Mario
games this Christmas
Santa
I ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part three)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Aluysia Warren's Grandma On Naughty List.
Dear Santa,
I want a doll, a teddy bear, and a stuffed cat doll. I have been a good girl. My grandma always gets on ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part two)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Jarryd Warns The
Roof Is Slippery
Dear Santa,
Please give me a Batman toy with a motorcycle. I want a Sponge Bob toy. Mommy wants a pretty ring and a ... [more]

Dear Santa ... (part one)

Dec 23, 2012 - Santa letter writers:  Dear
Santa...

Cambree requests
a drawing house
Dear Santa,
 I am excited for you to come this year! I would love to get a new ds game, a drawing house, ... [more]

Students' thinking at center of ACT preparation program

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Teach-ers at Cheyenne's Central High are focusing on how students think.
The work started with a grant-funded extended day program to help students ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Speer pleads not guilty
CODY -- A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl has pleaded not guilty.
Jesse P. ... [more]

A Christmas Wish

Dec 23, 2012 - By Tatum LaBoucane:  Editor's note: Students at Riverton Middle School have formed a club called the RMS Guild. Members selected three pieces for consideration in our annual ... [more]

Christmas Miracles

Dec 23, 2012 - By Kaitlyn Ward:  Editor's note: Students at Riverton Middle School have formed a club called the RMS Guild. Members selected three pieces for consideration in our annual ... [more]

It is Christmas soon, and I have never seen it so clear

Dec 23, 2012 - By Anonymous:  Editor's note: Students at Riverton Middle School have formed a club called the RMS Guild. Members selected three pieces for consideration in our annual ... [more]

Beyond the latest, greatest gadget

Dec 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  A quick fix rarely works -- at Christmas or any other time.

We live in an interesting and occasionally entertaining time.  The combination of ... [more]

Love and belief

Dec 23, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  A long-ago Santa letter still sings

What does the community newspaper editorial have to add to the cup of Christmas cheer? Consider a simple letter ... [more]

Hand-made ornaments deck the halls of local homes

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Many halls in Riverton homes will be decked with homemade crafts for the holiday season thanks to several Christmas-themed events hosted this month through R ... [more]

Wrangler boys 6-6 after close loss Friday to Rocky Mountain

Dec 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni Wranglers dug a hole early but nearly pulled off the comeback in a 50-47 loss to Rocky Mountain at home Friday night.
The loss evens ... [more]

Wind River's girls let lead slip away late, fall to Thermop in OT

Dec 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It wasn't exactly the Christmas present the Wind River girls wanted. The Cougars lost a 15-point lead late in the game and fell in overtime to the ... [more]

Cowboys raise record to 12-0 to sweep series from UCSB

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  The shots were not falling for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team in the first half.
But they were in the second half, especially for senior ... [more]

Cougars erase 18-point lead, come back to down Thermopolis in thriller

Dec 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- Thermopolis dominated Wind River for an entire half only to see the margin vanish like a cloud of smoke in the face of a 43-point second half by ... [more]

Late steal and bucket give SHS girls 35-33 win

Dec 23, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni Lady Wranglers stole a hard-fought victory over visiting Rocky Mountain Friday night 35-33 after trailing by a big margin early in the ... [more]

Batista, Wempen lead RHS on mat; Galey third

Dec 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rudy Batista pinned all his opponents on his way to the 160-pound title for Riverton High School at the Lander Invitational tournament.
RHS teammate Arhen ... [more]

Von Rein, Alexander bring home titles from Lander tourney

Dec 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ty Alexander and Andrew Von Rein won back-to-back wrestling titles Saturday afternoon to show off for the home fans during the Lander Invitational tournament ... [more]

Hand-made ornaments deck the halls of local homes

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Many halls in Riverton homes will be decked with homemade crafts for the holiday season thanks to several Christmas-themed events hosted this month through R ... [more]

Huge tribal land 'buyback' is next part of Cobell deal

Dec 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. government officials are launching a $1.9 billion American Indian land buyback program now that a nearly 17-year lawsuit over more ... [more]

Council allows chickens in city limits

Dec 23, 2012 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Chickens are here to stay.
The Riverton City Council voted Tuesday to allow residents to own chickens within city limits.
City staff proposed a list of ... [more]

Classroom to North Pole

Dec 23, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A lot of children wrote to Santa from school this year, crafting their wish lists during letter-writing events that teachers organized in preparation for the ... [more]

Washington and Cowboys Ride Second-Half Surge to Down Gaucho

Dec 21, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team matched its best start in team history by winning its 12th-consecutive game with a 56-40 victory over ... [more]

St. Margarets presents annual Christmas pageant

Dec 21, 2012 - Staff:  Seventy-two St. Margaret's School pupils presented their annual Christmas pageant Thursday night in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ... [more]

CWC students collect items for food bank

Dec 21, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College student senate president Garret Von Krosigk, right, and student senator Rory Ashdown delivered about 500 pounds of food to the ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers stick Class 4-A Kelly Walsh

Dec 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School put down seven pins Thursday night in a 54-30 non-conference wrestling victory over Casper Kelly Walsh at Bob Carey Memorial ... [more]