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Elliott SunRhodes

Dec 28, 2012 - Staff:  Elliott SunRhodes died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. He was 57 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. ... [more]

WEA donates 150 books to Jeffrey City school

Dec 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Education Association employees and board members each give at least one book to the annual cause.

Jeffrey City Elementary School's two ... [more]

Four Wyoming Honor Farm staff members graduate from academy

Dec 28, 2012 - Staff:  Two uniform staff and two non-uniform staff from the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton graduated from the Wyoming Department of Corrections Training Academy on ... [more]

Economical solutions exist to improve safety of risky intersection

Dec 28, 2012 - Gloria Gregory, Riverton:  Editor:
There have been several letters in your column lately about the intersection of Highway 26/789 and the Honor Farm Road. It is a very dangerous ... [more]

New Year's is crystal-ball time

Dec 28, 2012 - By Patrick May, McClatchy Newspapers:  Here's a prediction for 2013 you can take to the bank:
This time next year, the world will be awash in predictions for 2014.
It's December and the ... [more]

To 2013

Dec 28, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Next week's calendar transition is more than just Monday to Tuesday

Here is a New Year's resolution suggestion for everyone in 2013.
Be ... [more]

Substantial changes may be made in hunt, fish fees and licenses

Dec 28, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will face a range of bills concerning hunting and fishing issues when they convene next month, including one that calls for ... [more]

Digest

Dec 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Hunters 11 shy of wolf quota
JACKSON -- Hunters have killed 41 wolves so far during Wyoming's trophy wolf-hunting season.
As of the latest update ... [more]

Museum houses 47 wax figures

Dec 28, 2012 - Staff:  Lew Diehl adjusted the hat of a Mormon wax figure pulling a wooden wagon with wife and children Thursday at the Wind River Heritage Center next to the Heritage ... [more]

County ties all-time suicide record; one still to be determined

Dec 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Highest suicide
totals on record
in Fremont County

1985 -- 18
2006 -- 18
2012 -- 18*
* total could rise pending
further investigation



The ... [more]

Chiefs hold off RHS sophs

Dec 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian received a scare from the Riverton High School sophomores Thursday night, but the Chiefs pulled out a 52-44 victory in the Fremont County ... [more]

One year after 11-year-old girl's death, both sides of case praise jury's verdict

Dec 28, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  A year after the death of a girl on a rural highway, Fremont County Attorney Brian Varn said he is satisfied with the verdict rendered by a jury in the case of ... [more]

'We're out of space,' superintendent tells state legislators

Dec 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Representatives from Riverton schools had the chance to spend some time with state legislators recently in preparation for Wyoming's coming legislative ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers like outlook for conference season

Dec 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School wrestling coach Nick Fulton started out the season with a young squad, but the Tigers already have made a statement three weeks into ... [more]

Residents can donate trees to fish habitat

Dec 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County residents don't have to let their Christmas trees go to waste after the holidays. They can drop them off to be used as fish habitat ... [more]

Teen says he was only joking about school threat

Dec 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  MISSOULA, Mont. -- A 19-year-old Lolo man has pleaded guilty to posting a threat against a Wyoming school on Facebook, but he says it was joke.
Erik Sven ... [more]

Cougar girls winners in bruising game vs. Wolverine sophomores

Dec 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- If it were a boxing match, the corner men would have been busy. Wind River's girls survived a 32-minute brawl with Riverton High School sophomores ... [more]

Mountain Ledge Bakery under new ownership

Dec 27, 2012 - Staff:  Julie Hill, the new owner of Riverton's Mountain Ledge Bakery, prepared a holiday order with her daughter Jherica Elliott at the bakery, 612 W. Main St. Hill ... [more]

Today

Dec 27, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
ALBRIGHT

Marilyn A. Albright, 58, died Tuesday, Dec. 25. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Davis Funeral Home with ... [more]

Patrick W. Woody

Dec 27, 2012 - Staff:  Patrick W. Woody, of Lander, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Lander. He was 20 years old.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Chapel of ... [more]

Marilyn A. Albright

Dec 27, 2012 - Staff:  Marilyn A. Albright died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. She was 58 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at Davis Funeral Home with ... [more]

Clarence 'Bull' Armajo Jr.

Dec 27, 2012 - Staff:  Clarence "Bull" Armajo Jr., of Lander, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in a one-vehicle accident. He was 18 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Government sending out 'economic census' forms

Dec 27, 2012 - By Mike Lambert:  Question --"I have heard about some new 'economic census' coming up and that I am required to give information about my business to the ... [more]

Wyoming Community Bank donates to Habitat for Humanity in Riverton

Dec 27, 2012 - From staff reports:  Wyoming Community Bank recently donated $2,500 to Habitat for Humanity to go toward the latest Habitat home being built on the old Riverton Hospital site.
The ... [more]

Where's the 'cliff' urgency?

Dec 27, 2012 - By The Dallas Morning News:  If your paycheck is a little thinner in January, don't fault your boss. Blame rests squarely at the ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Congress, returning to ... [more]

A Christmas season stained

Dec 27, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  Wasn't Christmas Day 2012 a glorious one in Wyoming? Fresh snow lit up the countryside just as we dreamed it might, just as the songs portray.
Yet in the ... [more]

Winter arrives

Dec 27, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  It doesn't seem to have its old strength, but don't be caught unprepared

The notion of "winter preparedness" hasn't been on the minds of ... [more]

Digest

Dec 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  State has fourth-fastest growth rate
LARAMIE -- Wyoming has 6,000 more new residents than it did a year ago, giving the Cowboy State the fourth-highest ... [more]

From Wyo. roots, ferrets now may be wild in S.D.

Dec 27, 2012 - The Associated Press:  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A species of ferrets once thought to be extinct has been seen outside of special management areas in South Dakota, sparking hope in some ... [more]

Disaster readiness in state could use some improvement, report says

Dec 27, 2012 - McClatchy Newspapers:  CHEYENNE -- When it comes to emergency preparedness, Wyoming may not be at the level it needs to be.
The state scored a six out of 10 in a report on public ... [more]