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Nov 6, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
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Julia 'Judy" Andre, 79, of Riverton, died Friday, Nov. 2, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at ... [more]

ROOT Sports to Televise Six Cowboy Basketball Games

Nov 5, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 5, 2012) - The University of Wyoming Athletics Department, ROOT SPORTS and Learfield Sports announced Monday that six Cowboy basketball ... [more]

Dubois smashes Midwest to set up state showdown

Nov 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  DUBOIS -- The big play paved the way for the Dubois Rams to return to the Class 1-A 6-man state championship game at noon this Friday at War Memorial Stadium in ... [more]

CWC women feature tall, quick lineup for 2012 hoops year

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College women's basketball coach Serol Stauffenberg already feels comfortable with the options he has on his roster, and the season hasn't even ... [more]

Post all-conference in V-ball for Tigers

Nov 4, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Lander senior helped the Tigers to a state tournament appearance this season.

Lander Valley High School senior Shanda Post finished her ... [more]

Five hopefuls chase four seats on Wind River school board

Nov 4, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Five candidates are running this year for four open seats on the Fremont County School District 6 Board of Trustees.
Candidates are incumbents Kristin ... [more]

Lander attorney faces Thompson for District 5 county commission slot

Nov 4, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Nathan Maxon's dissatisfaction with current representation on the Fremont County Commission is why the Lander man said he is running for the District 5 ... [more]

AML money major topic in House debate

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., said she was offended when House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers failed to return her phone calls about Abandoned Mine ... [more]

Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' to air Nov. 10, Lander library

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  The Third Lander Metropolitan opera of this season, "The Tempest," will be presented in a live, simulcast performance at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the ... [more]

Riverton library to have anti-bullying speaker

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Anti-bullying advocate Jamie Nabozny will speak 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Riverton Branch Library, 1330 W. Park Ave.
For four years, Nabozny was subjected ... [more]

New webcam weather site now available for travelers

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  The National Weather Service in Riverton, in conjunction with the Wyoming Department of Transportation, has developed a new route-by-route webcam display ... [more]

Digest

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  CWC hosting 'R-Word' rally
Central Wyoming College will have a 2 p.m. rally Thursday to end the R-word on the CWC campus as well as in the ... [more]

Winters: HD 28 residents would be represented well

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  With House District 28 redrawn to include cities in three separate counties, Republican candidate Nathan Winters of Thermopolis wants potential constituents to ... [more]

Skates wants to direct revenues toward small cities

Nov 4, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Democrat Connie Skates of Thermopolis called herself a political junkie when asked why she ran for Wyoming House District 28 this season.
"I've always been ... [more]

Peak viewing of bighorn rut begins in November

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dubois is the home of one of the largest native herds of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, and visitors can encounter herds of them close-up in their winter ... [more]

Students to debate climate change

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College environmental science and forensics students host a public forum on climate change at 3 p.m. Thursday in room 171 of Main Hall.
The ... [more]

2012 campaign finance reports due by Nov. 16

Nov 4, 2012 - From staff reports:  Municipal and county-level candidates file their reports with the county clerk, while others are required to e-file on Wyoming's Campaign Finance ... [more]

The way it was: Election night -- 1986

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Two Fremont County Republican mainstays got good news on election night in 1986.
State Representative Mary Odde of Shoshoni finished second in the ... [more]

Nothing 'far left' about Maxon in District 5

Nov 4, 2012 - Red Fyler, South Pass:  Editor:
I will try to make this short and not take up three columns like some folks do.
I have been watching the paper since the primary ended, reading all ... [more]

Shelley's integrity makes her best choice in House race

Nov 4, 2012 - Roger and Barbara Gose, Riverton:  Editor:
The following is offered as support for Sherry Shelley in her candidacy for the House District 55 seat in the Wyoming Legislature.
There could be no ... [more]

Look at what matters, then vote for Sherry Shelley in HD55

Nov 4, 2012 - Nancy Sehnert, Riverton:  Editor:
Voters, I would encourage all of you to please consider Sherry Shelley for House District 55.
Get to know her views on sound budgeting, safe roads, ... [more]

On the optional 1 percent tax, 'the pickpocket cometh'

Nov 4, 2012 - Jack Gordon, Dubois:  Editor:
With a probability paralleling the daily rising of the sun in the east, local politicians have begun philosophizing a doomsday scenario if we don't ... [more]

Fremont County, there's no need to pass the 1 percent tax

Nov 4, 2012 - Tracy Mitchell, Crowheart:  Editor:
With regards to the 1 percent ballot question: I'm proud to reside in Fremont County, one of three counties that doesn't have to pass it before we ... [more]

Shelley would take broader view of all Fremont County issues

Nov 4, 2012 - Linda Bebout, Riverton:  Editor:
I support Sherry Shelley's candidacy for in House District 55. 1 have long admired Sherry's effectiveness in getting things done. She has demonstrated ... [more]

1 percent deserves voter support on Nov. 6 ballot

Nov 4, 2012 - John Lichty, Lander:  Editor:
I am writing this letter to express support for the optional 1 percent sales tax that will be appearing on the ballot.
Our county and municipal ... [more]

Robert J. Goggles

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Robert J. Goggles of Mill Creek died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. He was 73 years old.
Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 29, at ... [more]

Evelyn Horton

Nov 4, 2012 - Staff:  Evelyn Horton of Riverton died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Wind River Health Care Center. She was 89 years old.
Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at ... [more]

Two Shoshoni council seats to be filled from five-candidate field

Nov 4, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Shoshoni Town Council. Candidates are incumbents Ken Cundall and Bill Marcus and newcomers Brandy Hague and ... [more]

New crossing structures benefit wildlife

Nov 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON HOLE -- In fall 2011, Jeff Burrell was sitting with his spotting scope at Trappers Point, a 6,000-year-old pronghorn migration corridor in Sublette ... [more]

Most Yellowstone roads closed Monday for winter

Nov 4, 2012 - The Associated Press:  YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The National Park Service says most roads in Yellowstone National Park will close for the season at 8 a.m. Monday.
The agency ... [more]