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'Otello' the next show in Lander Met Opera season

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Lander Met Opera's season will continue with the live broadcast of "Otello" at 11 a.m. Oct. 27 in the Lander Library.
This is Giuseppe Verdi's ... [more]

First Stop Help Center awarded $10,000 grant

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  The Wyoming Community Foundation has awarded the First Stop Help Center $10,000 to support their work transitioning homeless Fremont County residents with ... [more]

County author inspires Colorado, Utah trek

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  The annual fall trek sponsored by the Little Snake River Museum in Savery and the Little Snake River Valley Education Center was led by museum board member ... [more]

Digest

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Students to sell handmade bowls
Central Wyoming College ceramics students are selling homemade chili in handmade bowls at a Chili Bowl Sale 11 a.m. to ... [more]

The way it was: Candidates -- 1970

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Wyoming had three marquee elections in 1970. Former U.S. Rep. Teno Roncalio, a Democrat, sought to return to Washington after a four-year absence. He was ... [more]

Garrett Dee 'Gary' Green

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Garrett Dee "Gary" Green of Lander died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in Lander. He was 63 years old.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis ... [more]

Nicki F. Schumacher

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Nicki F. Schumacher, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, from complications of cancer. She was 66 years old. At her request, there will be no ... [more]

New effort targets better broadband access in state

Oct 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- It wasn't that long ago that broadband Internet access was considered a luxury. But for many it's now considered a necessity.
"We're on the verge ... [more]

High court justices in Wyoming to hunt antelope

Oct 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia are ideological opposites, yet they share a pastime. They like to hunt ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Oct 21, 2012 - The Associated Press:  $2 million bail for kidnap suspect
CODY -- A judge has set bail at $2 million cash for a Montana man suspected of abducting and assaulting an ... [more]

Riverton blasts Lander 43-6 for sixth straight win

Oct 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Both teams have qualified for the playoffs, with Riverton hosting Cody and Lander traveling to Powell.

Quarterback Xavier Webb ignited Riverton High ... [more]

Shoshoni downs Thermop for regional volleyball title

Oct 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  After two years as bridesmaids to the West 2-A regional crown, the Shoshoni Wranglers broke through to win their first regional volleyball tournament since ... [more]

WIHS boys capture state XC again

Oct 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wyoming Indian High School swept the top three individual spots in the Class 2-A boys cross country race on Saturday afternoon to win its sixth straight team ... [more]

Tiger spikers shake off early loss, qualify for state tourney

Oct 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Facing a must-win situation, Lander Valley High School came up with two wins to place third at the Class 3-A West regional volleyball tournament Saturday in ... [more]

Rustlers host final home volleyball match Tuesday

Oct 21, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CWC is the 12th-ranked junior college team in the nation.

Momentum will be at stake for the nationally ranked Central Wyoming College volleyball ... [more]

Rock Springs ousts Riverton at West 4-A volleyball regional

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School came up one win short of making the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament after Rock Springs beat the Wolverines twice Friday in Rock ... [more]

Cougars let halftime lead slip, fall 18-17 in Basin

Oct 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was the season in a microcosm the final five minutes of play Friday night for the Wind River Cougars. Wind River has suffered through a bizarre season laden ... [more]

In the pumpkin patch

Oct 21, 2012 - Staff:  Two-year-old Elise Walton of Riverton choose her pumpkin at Son Harvest Farm north of Riverton after a lengthy deliberation with her mother and grandmother ... [more]

Finally ready

Oct 21, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Togwotee Pass road rebuild is done

Taped to a wall in the newspaper office is a small chart in the form of a timeline. In blocks and lines, some ... [more]

Optional tax 'worth a trial run'

Oct 21, 2012 - Jim Gores, Riverton:  Editor:
Fremont County voters are being offered a unique opportunity to make positive improvements to our roads, streets, and the utilities under them. Their ... [more]

What's waiting in the wood

Oct 21, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Every once in awhile I reconnect with my stockpile of old-growth Douglas fir planks.

The fifth-grade social studies textbook would be very dated ... [more]

Thompson out to defend XC crown

Oct 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson isn't under the radar anymore after she won the Class 4-A cross country title last year as a freshman for Riverton High School.
Thompson runs ... [more]

Lady Blue off and running at 2-A West volleyball; semis next

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  LANDER -- A sluggish start by Class 2-A Southwest volleyball champion Shoshoni gave the Greybull Buffs brief hope, but the Wranglers put the game away with a ... [more]

Wranglers slam Chiefs 54-0

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Shoshoni now waits for its first-round playoff opponent, while Wyoming Indian's winless season ends.

ETHETE -- Two teams headed in opposite ... [more]

Friday's game renews RHS rivalry with Lander Tigers

Oct 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School and Lander Valley High School have one of the longest and best football rivalries in Wyoming high school sports.
In the past nine years I ... [more]

Lovell powers past Wind River at v-ball regional

Oct 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  LANDER -- Wind River dropped its opening round match at the Class 2-A West regional volleyball tournament at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in Lander to ... [more]

Wolverine spikers beaten by Rock Springs in West opener

Oct 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  Rock Springs knocked Riverton High School into the consolation bracket Friday in the opening round of the Class 4-A West volleyball tournament in Rock ... [more]

Solid waste troubles 'turning around,' says commission chairman

Oct 19, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Revenue problems that have plagued the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District in recent years are "kind of turning around," according to Fremont County ... [more]

2012 'water year' among driest ever seen in state

Oct 19, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  Only the 1988-89 and 1959-60 water years were drier, said Riverton meteorologist Jim Fahey.

Wyoming just completed its third-driest year in 118 years ... [more]

Three-party House District 54 race featured in debate

Oct 19, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Republican, Democratic and Libertarian candidates for Wyoming House District 54 discussed the importance of their national political platforms to their ... [more]