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County's election judge tireless in doing their important duties

Nov 11, 2012 - Darlene Vaughan, Lander:  Editor:
Election judges  here in Fremont County and all over Wyoming set their alarm clocks for the long day on Tuesday. These folks sit at the polls from ... [more]

The temptations of a fall day

Nov 11, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  It's difficult to work up a good worry when it's almost 70 degrees in November.

It was tempting to take her out one more time.
We've never had the ... [more]

Dubois wins first-ever state football crown

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rams erased a 24-20 halftime deficit and blew out defending champ Little Snake River 54-30 at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

LARAMIE -- Dubois ... [more]

Lander U10 booters end good season

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander U10 Strikers soccer team last month won the Rapid City Soccerfest title to end the fall season.
Lander U10 coach Tony Lowham said the Strikers ... [more]

Rustler men dominate Lamar

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC hosts a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday at Rustler Gym.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Shelby Lindley was satisfied with ... [more]

CWC women post win against makeshift squad

Nov 11, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central's opponent was a collection of former Rustlers, some current CWC volleyball players, and others from the area.

Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Powell downs Star Valley for 3-A title

Nov 9, 2012 - Associated Press:  Class 3A
Powell 13, Star Valley 10

Final ... [more]

Attorneys request change of venue for defendant in homicide case

Nov 9, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Public defenders said they want to ensure Laziur Hanway receives a fair and impartial trial.

Attorneys representing one of five suspects in the ... [more]

County canvassing board confirms election results

Nov 9, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Tuesday's election results are now official after the Fremont County Canvassing Board accepted the numbers at a hearing Thursday afternoon.
Although there ... [more]

More than 3,400 voted absentee in election Nov. 6

Nov 9, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  One in five voters in Fremont County voted absentee in the Nov. 6 election. According to unofficial results, voters cast 17,078 votes in the county, and 3,418 ... [more]

Ashdown selected to fill vacated position on Riverton school board

Nov 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two students were expelled for the remainder of the year during an earlier meeting.

Greg Ashdown was the sole applicant to fill Marisa Root's ... [more]

Two newcomers, one incumbent elected to school district 24 board

Nov 9, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Two newcomers and an incumbent were elected Tuesday to the Fremont County School District 24 Board of Trustees in Shoshoni.
Emily Jarvis garnered 355 votes ... [more]

Gary Small & the Coyote Bros. to play at Riverton Branch Library

Nov 9, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Branch Library is hosting the Native American music group Gary Small & the Coyote Bros. on Saturday, Nov. 10.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. in ... [more]

State weighs Medicaid options

Nov 9, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A top Wyoming lawmaker says he believes the state should opt out of expanding its Medicaid program, a key component of the federal Affordable Care ... [more]

Montana might reduce elk to curb brucellosis

Nov 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A broad plan to protect against animal disease around Yellowstone National Park by targeting infected elk herds gained initial approval ... [more]

Digest

Nov 9, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Lawmakers hear Hill
CHEYENNE -- An interim legislative committee is delving into proposed position changes at the Wyoming Department of Education.
The ... [more]

Government should not promote Satan

Nov 9, 2012 - Keith A. Blankenship, Kinnear:  Editor:
In newspapers in Wyoming I read that the atheists and others plan to ask all state legislators in the United States of America to separate religion ... [more]

Latino clout obvious in election outcome

Nov 9, 2012 - MCT:  WASHINGTON -- The outsized role that Latino voters played in securing victories for President Barack Obama and Democratic Senate candidates has energized the ... [more]

Peering over the cliff

Nov 9, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  With Obama re-elected, Republicans must find a new focus for the next four years

Campaigning for an election can be habit forming. Once the long, ... [more]

Wind River Roundup earns rodeo award

Nov 9, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Roundup PRCA Rodeo Committee has earned the Mountain States Circuit Finals Small Rodeo of the Year award for 2012.
John Campbell, chair of the ... [more]

Carlson earns 25-year service award

Nov 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Shelby Carlson of Greybull has earned a 25-year service award with the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
Carlson has served as WyDOT District 5 Engineer ... [more]

CWC teams fare well at speech meet

Nov 9, 2012 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College speech and debate teams, coached by new forensics director Josh House, had success at a recent tournament at Colorado College.
"It was ... [more]

Arrington, Martin to wed Nov. 17

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Cheryl and Lee Arrington of Pavillion are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Kallie Dawn Arrington of Clearfield, Utah, to Devin West Martin ... [more]

Mahoney, Wilson to marry

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Michael and Diana Mahoney of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Marci Ann Mahoney of Lafayette, Ind., to Gerran Wayne Wilson of ... [more]

Thomas 'Tommy' Durgin

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Thomas "Tommy" Durgin, of St. Stephens, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 54 years old.
Services will be at ... [more]

Florence R. (Calvert) Holden

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Florence R. (Calvert) Holden died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at her home. She was 74 years old.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Hudson's Funeral ... [more]

Religion wasn't much of a factor in the presidential race

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Even before primary election voting began nearly a year ago, media coverage of the presidential campaign was emphasizing religion and the role it plays in the ... [more]

Today

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Births
SANKEY

A son was born to Sharon Felter and George Sankey Sr., of Ethete, at 7:43 p.m. Oct. 7, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 7 ... [more]

RMS hoops seasons open

Nov 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School eighth-grade boys A basketball team has jumped out to an early 4-0 record to begin the 2012 season.
The RMS eighth-grade B team is ... [more]

Fifth-graders make their own life masks

Nov 9, 2012 - Staff:  Cassie Liedy applied plaster strips to daughter Nevaeh's face as the two made a life mask during the annual fifth-grade art project in Nancy Kindle's art class ... [more]