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Seat opens on Shoshoni school board

Dec 2, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Investigation shows trustee had been absent from nearly every meeting in the last calendar year.
 
A seat on the Fremont County School District 24 ... [more]

Police confirm identities of Casper victims

Dec 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Friday morning murder-suicide left three dead, including former Lander resident James Krumm.

Officials on Saturday confirmed Friday's article in ... [more]

CWC officials worry how potential cuts in benefits will affect recruitment

Dec 2, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Discussions at the state level about potential cuts to employee benefits have staff at Central Wyoming College worried about recruitment.
CWC's director of ... [more]

Supreme Court to rule on logging roads regulations

Dec 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to switch gears on more than 30 years of regulating the muddy water running off logging roads ... [more]

LeRoy A. Herman

Dec 2, 2012 - Staff:  Longtime Riverton resident LeRoy A. Herman died Friday, Nov. 30.
He was 83 years old.
Services are pending under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home in ... [more]

Robin Leigh Gilpin

Dec 2, 2012 - Staff:  Robin Gilpin of Riverton died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. She was 48 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Services will be announced at a later date.
Robin ... [more]

Miriam Pittman

Dec 2, 2012 - Staff:  Miriam Pittman of Dubois died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
She was 80 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be a ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Dec 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  State liquor warehouse well-used
CHEYENNE -- Almost every bottle of wine, whiskey, vodka or other form of liquor sold in Wyoming comes through one ... [more]

Mead: Not enough info for Medicaid expansion

Dec 2, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead is recommending that Wyoming not accept federal money for an expansion of the Medicaid program, a key component of the Affordable ... [more]

Son smuggled bow on campus to kill father

Dec 2, 2012 - By Mead Gruver, The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Police released more details Saturday of a grisly murder-suicide at a Wyoming community college, saying a man shot his father in the head with a bow ... [more]

The way it was: Miners and veterans -- 1973

Dec 2, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County resident had their eyes to the skies in the holiday season of 1973, watching for the promised appearance of Comet Khohoutek overhead. The ... [more]

Victorian Christmas the theme of first Taste of Dubois event

Dec 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  Nostalgia Bistro chef kicks off the dining series with a festive mutli-course menu.

The first Dubois Main Street-sponsored Taste of Dubois, ... [more]

RMS teen plays central character in mature CWC play

Dec 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  A 13-year-old Riverton Middle School student who has been acting professionally since she was 7 is a central character in Central Wyoming College's upcoming ... [more]

Digest

Dec 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  Part of Loop Road closed for season
Parts of the Loop Road on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest have been closed for the ... [more]

CWC radio students test broadcasting skills with high school football games

Dec 2, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Fremont County's rural high school football teams got more radio coverage this year with help from students in John Gabrielsen's sports survey class at Central ... [more]

Anglers can reap rewards from tagged burbot

Dec 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  LANDER -- Blaze orange tags placed on burbot in the upper Wind River drainage can be redeemed for a $10 reward.
Researchers with Montana State University, in ... [more]

Prep basketball scores

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  BOYS BASKETBALL
Alliance, Neb. 61, Torrington 56

Billings West, Mont. 82, Sheridan 42

Campbell County 75, Green River 32

Meeteetse 37, Farson-Eden ... [more]

Wyoming beats #19 Colorado in Laramie 76-69

Dec 1, 2012 - Associated Press:  LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Colorado may want to stay away from Wyoming for a while, at least on the basketball court.

The No. 19 Buffaloes dropped their sixth ... [more]

Adams steps up for Cowboys

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  One player's adversity turns into opportunity for others.
That's what the University of Wyoming men's basketball team experienced in its 68-40 win at UC-Santa ... [more]

Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Middle school student in CWC play

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School student Kirstin Dorn, far right, in the role of young Mary, agonizes over why she has ended up in an Irish asylum while actors Kim ... [more]

Devon donates to Christian Food Storehouse

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Devon community ambassador Dave McDonald, far right, presented Christian Food Storehouse manager Cinde Phister with food items the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. ... [more]

Wolverines pound Warriors 76-31 at home

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, strong from the beginning, outscored the Worland Warriors 34-11 in the first half and cruised to a 76-31 season-opening win Thursday ... [more]

Riverton girls handle Worland 55-41

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore Kiley Ridgway had 20 and senior Amy Woodward 13 to lead RHS.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines put together a strong fourth quarter to ... [more]

Cougar boys mix experience and new talent in new season

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Scott Groenke is the new boys basketball coach this year at Wind River High School. He comes to Wind River from Delta, Colo., where he coached middle school ... [more]

William O. 'Bill' Lowe

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  William O. "Bill" Lowe, longtime resident of Lander, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his home. He was 89 years old.
He was cremated, per his request, and there ... [more]

Merle E. Eaton

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Merle Eaton, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. He was 91 years old.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Moser ... [more]

Ethel Marie Bell

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Ethel Marie Bell, of Arapahoe, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. ... [more]

Ernestine J. Bell

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Ernestine J. Bell died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and other relatives in Pine Ridge, S.D. She was 83 years old.
Final ... [more]

Leona Ruth Buchanan

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Leona Ruth Buchanan, of Uvalde, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was 81 years old.
Graveside services were Wednesday, ... [more]