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Dubois wins high-scoring boys battle over Eagles

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Dubois Rams were on full throttle in the second half Friday night, scoring 54 points to outlast the St. Stephen's boys basketball team 84-75.
Dubois had ... [more]

Lovell recovers from bad start to beat Lady Chiefs 56-39

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- Lovell survived an ice-cold opening period to come from behind and take a 56-39 win Friday over Wyoming Indian.
The Lady Chiefs dropped their season ... [more]

Cold shooting Cowboys fall to Air Force

Jan 27, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team shot 33.3 percent from the field, including 28 percent in the second half, in a 57-48 loss to Air Force ... [more]

Cougar girls win cross- county war vs. Shoshoni; SHS downs Riverside

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni's and Wind River's girls met for the second time this season Friday night, and the results were nearly identical to the first meeting ... [more]

Wranglers beat depleted Wind River boys 61-53

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The last time the Shoshoni boys defeated Fremont County rival Wind River on the hardwood, the seniors on this year's team were in kindergarten. The Cougars ... [more]

Tiger wrestlers split duals with Park County teams

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Ross Sloss and Kegan Wells won back-to-back wrestling matches on pins as Lander Valley High School edged Cody 40-36 Thursday night on the road.
Sloss pinned ... [more]

KW emerges from sloppy game with 37-32 win over RHS

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines suffered their first conference loss of the season and only their second loss overall to a scrappy Kelly Walsh Trojan team in a ... [more]

In 1-2 matchup, Chief boys downed by Lovell Bulldogs

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- One thing basketball fans can take away from Saturday's rematch between the Lovell Bulldogs and the homes standing Wyoming Indian Chiefs is that both ... [more]

Weekend road trip not kind to Lander girls hoops team

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Coach Spike Robinson and his Lander Valley High School girls basketball players are road weary after playing the last three games away from Fremont County. ... [more]

Riverton girls drop triple-OT heartbreaker to KW

Jan 27, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The visitors hit desperation 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first overtime.

Two desperation 3-point shots, one a dramatic ... [more]

Finally on home mat, RHS routs Cody

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton hosts Laramie on Thursday night before the big Ron Thon Invitational starts Friday.

Riverton High School won four wrestling matches on ... [more]

Two league wins on road for Lander

Jan 27, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tiger boys beat Powell on Friday night and Cody on Saturday.

Lander Valley High School began its weekend In Park County Friday night with a ... [more]

All the old tricks for SF104

Jan 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  If only legislators applied this level of cunning to actually solving problems rather than fulfilling vendettas.

The usual glacial speed that the ... [more]

The veterans are leaving the Senate

Jan 27, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  The cabinet's gain of two Purple Heart recipients will be the Senate's loss.

The death of U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, D-Hawaii, following the ... [more]

Dubois library director's termination seems unjust

Jan 27, 2013 - Carl and Ellen Jungck, Dubois:  Editor:
It is with great concern that we are writing this letter to the Fremont County Commissioners regarding the recent termination of Paula Sabatka as ... [more]

A reason to say no

Jan 27, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  The gasoline tax debate shapes up

As the proposed gasoline tax increase moves through the Wyoming Legislature, skeptical lawmakers are going to have ... [more]

Marchia J. (Tillman) Allen

Jan 27, 2013 - Staff:  Marchia J. (Tillman) Allen, of Fort Washakie, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was 70 years old.
Roman Catholic ... [more]

Doris Posey

Jan 27, 2013 - Staff:  Doris Posey of Fort Washakie died from natural causes Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at her home.
She was 66 years old.
As per her wishes, cremation has taken ... [more]

Sherry J. Snapp

Jan 27, 2013 - Staff:  Sherry J. Snapp of Riverton died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at her home. She was 66 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Davis ... [more]

Public invited to draft plans and goals for scenic byway

Jan 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a public meeting and workshop regarding the Wind River ... [more]

Riverton City Council votes to support WLRC via resolution

Jan 27, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council voted to approve Resolution 1268, a resolution supporting Lander's Wyoming Life Resource Center, at their regular meeting ... [more]

WGFD accepting entries for stamp art contest

Jan 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  Artwork for Wyoming's 30th annual Conservation Stamp Art Competition is now being accepted by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The winning artwork will ... [more]

Bill on remedial classes would be a 'huge chunk' for CWC

Jan 27, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A bill that would make required remedial classes free for Wyoming students could cost the state's community colleges more than $1.7 million per year.
"That ... [more]

Superintendent bill passes; late amendment tough on Hill

Jan 27, 2013 - Staff and wire reports:  After being pushed through the Wyoming Legislature at breakneck pace, a bill stripping the Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction of most administrative ... [more]

Wind River High School raising money for hospice

Jan 27, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Wind River High School is hosting several events this week to support the Help for Health Foundation in Riverton. 
Organizers said the foundation represents ... [more]

Fish stories: Ice anglers seize the day at Wild West Winter

Jan 27, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  She was not going to win, but at least one little girl out on the lake was ecstatic about her catch in the Wild West Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Derby.
She ... [more]

Basin snow pack stands at 90 percent of average

Jan 27, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Levels at higher elevations are down from last year.

Early indicators of whether this year's precipitation will be better or worse than 2012 are ... [more]

Cobell settlement brings about $4 million locally so far

Jan 27, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  In December, the U.S. District Court approved the distribution of $1.5 billion in Indian Trust Settlement funds into Individual Indian Money accounts, ... [more]

The way it was: War effort -- 1944

Jan 27, 2013 - Staff:  News of World War II dominated Fremont County's front pages in 1944. With virtually every man aged 19-26 in military service, there always was war news of ... [more]

CWC extends contracts of high-ranking employees

Jan 27, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to extend the contracts of two high-level employees.
CWC President Jo Anne McFarland recommended ... [more]