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Miller is 'the clearest choice' in District 55

Oct 30, 2012 - John D. Angst, Dubois:  Editor:
I write to express my view regarding the House Race in District 55. I believe that David Miller has demonstrated his skills as a legislator and as a ... [more]

Wyoming coach humbled by suspension from football team

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Saying his one-week suspension for his conduct after the Air Force game was humbling and difficult, Wyoming coach Dave Christensen apologized a ... [more]

Giants celebrate World Series title

Oct 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Fresh from their World Series sweep, the San Francisco Giants came home Monday, and a jubilant Bay Area celebrated their arrival.
The San Francisco Giants, ... [more]

Settlemire leads RHS at state swim meet

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School sophomore swimmer Jordan Settlemire led Wolverine swimmers at the state high school swim meet Thursday and Friday in ... [more]

Sweeps aren't memorable ... unless they're close to home

Oct 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One of the last true home run hitters from the Riverton Raiders American Legion baseball team was Trevor Wilson who wrapped up his collegiate career at Miles ... [more]

Cowboys set to play basketball contest at WIHS

Oct 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  History will be made Wednesday when the University of Wyoming men's basketball team plays for the first time in Ethete.
Game time is 7 p.m. at Wyoming Indian ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Oct 30, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Just fine, thanks
We can be glad today that we are far-removed from the Eastern Time Zone, where an estimated 100 million people are dealing with the ... [more]

Wyoming voters face three amendments next week

Oct 30, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming voters face three constitutional questions in next week's general election.
The first proposal would amend the Wyoming Constitution to ... [more]

Trailer in Pavillion destroyed by blaze

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  County firefighters responded at about 6 p.m. Sunday to a trailer home fire on Disneyland Road in Pavillion.
No one was injured, but officials said a ... [more]

Basketball coach separates from CWC

Oct 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Curtis Condie won't be coaching the Central Wyoming College men's basketball team for the 2012-13 season.
The decision to terminate Condie's employment at CWC ... [more]

CWC board candidates stress perks of athletics

Oct 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Both candidates running to represent the Wind River Indian Reservation on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees said students get more out of local ... [more]

Defendant in Hudson double homicide case to plead guilty

Oct 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  In exchange for the plea, two first-degree murder charges against Ryan Hanway would be dismissed.

A defendant in the Hudson double homicide case ... [more]

Basketball coach Condie 'separates' from CWC

Oct 29, 2012 - Staff:  In a press release emailed to the Central Wyoming College campus Monday afternoon, the college announced that, "Curtis Condie, Head Coach/Sports Information ... [more]

Mysteries of human memory

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  I can remember an obscure computer protocol from 30 years ago but sometimes can't recall the name of a friend standing right in front of me.

We ... [more]

Jerry Ford's relevance in 2012

Oct 28, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  Because most U.S. presidents only reach that highest office after years, often a lifetime, of scheming, dreaming and toiling to get there, Gerald R. Ford may ... [more]

No good reason exists to merge Shoshoni schools with Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - Ed Thomas, Kinnear:  Editor:
I am writing this to reply to the comments by Mr. Jorgenson of the Wyoming School Facilities Commission in Randy Tucker's article concerning closing ... [more]

A crime against nature

Oct 28, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The killers of Hudson's moose are crooks who deserve harsh punishment

If there is such a thing as nature's law, then it has been broken repugnantly ... [more]

Rams get a win at 1-A state VB before elimination by Kaycee

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Dubois showed it belonged in the Class 1-A state volleyball tournament after posting a 1-2 record at the Casper Events Center.
The victory by the ... [more]

Wranglers crushed by Southeast in miserable conditions

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Three Wranglers were knocked out of the game, two of them hospitalized.

YODER -- The scene was reminiscent of "Quest for Fire," with bands of Stone ... [more]

No. 1 Powell too much for Lander in first-round of 3-A grid playoffs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell started its bid for a second straight Class 3-A state football championship with a 36-0 victory over Lander Valley High School Friday night in Park ... [more]

Tiger spikers drop two straight at state tourney

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Newcastle eliminated Lander Valley High School from the Class 3-A state volleyball tournament Friday afternoon in a marathon match at the Casper ... [more]

Wolverines upset by Cody Broncs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "We decided to pack it in there and get after people. That full house that (former Cody) Coach McDougall ran forever. These kids have never seen it, and for ... [more]

Wranglers claim fourth at 2-A state volleyball

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Wright knocked off Shoshoni High School twice in three days at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament at the Casper Events Center. Shoshoni claimed ... [more]

Dubois explosive in 89-19 playoff victory over HEM; semis next

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  When you give up 71 points in the opening half of a football game the outcome is never in doubt. Hanna Elk Mountain make the trek to Dubois Friday afternoon to ... [more]

Bighorn Sheep Center gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Dubois

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  The National Bighorn Sheep Center marks its 19th annual fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 3, with dinner auction and games at the Headwaters Arts and Conference ... [more]

John A. Balber

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  John A. Balber, 64, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at his home in Pavillion. According to his wishes cremation has taken place and no service is planned. ... [more]

Shirley A. Robertson Carter

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  Shirley A. Robertson Carter, formerly of Wyoming, died Oct. 21, 2012. She was 71 years old.
Private services were held.
Shirley Ann Robertson was born Aug. ... [more]

Robert E. Thrailkill

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  Robert E. Thrailkill of Riverton died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Casper. He was 81 years old.
A memorial service was Saturday, Oct. 20, in Mesa, ... [more]

Digest

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  College plans to boost grad number
SHERIDAN -- The Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees has endorsed a new strategic plan with ... [more]

DEQ deputy appointed to agency's top position

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Todd Parfitt as the new director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
Parfitt is deputy director at DEQ ... [more]