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No good reason exists to merge Shoshoni schools with Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - Ed Thomas, Kinnear:  Editor:
I am writing this to reply to the comments by Mr. Jorgenson of the Wyoming School Facilities Commission in Randy Tucker's article concerning closing ... [more]

A crime against nature

Oct 28, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The killers of Hudson's moose are crooks who deserve harsh punishment

If there is such a thing as nature's law, then it has been broken repugnantly ... [more]

Rams get a win at 1-A state VB before elimination by Kaycee

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Dubois showed it belonged in the Class 1-A state volleyball tournament after posting a 1-2 record at the Casper Events Center.
The victory by the ... [more]

Wranglers crushed by Southeast in miserable conditions

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Three Wranglers were knocked out of the game, two of them hospitalized.

YODER -- The scene was reminiscent of "Quest for Fire," with bands of Stone ... [more]

No. 1 Powell too much for Lander in first-round of 3-A grid playoffs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Powell started its bid for a second straight Class 3-A state football championship with a 36-0 victory over Lander Valley High School Friday night in Park ... [more]

Tiger spikers drop two straight at state tourney

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Newcastle eliminated Lander Valley High School from the Class 3-A state volleyball tournament Friday afternoon in a marathon match at the Casper ... [more]

Wolverines upset by Cody Broncs

Oct 28, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "We decided to pack it in there and get after people. That full house that (former Cody) Coach McDougall ran forever. These kids have never seen it, and for ... [more]

Wranglers claim fourth at 2-A state volleyball

Oct 28, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Wright knocked off Shoshoni High School twice in three days at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament at the Casper Events Center. Shoshoni claimed ... [more]

Dubois explosive in 89-19 playoff victory over HEM; semis next

Oct 28, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  When you give up 71 points in the opening half of a football game the outcome is never in doubt. Hanna Elk Mountain make the trek to Dubois Friday afternoon to ... [more]

Bighorn Sheep Center gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Dubois

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  The National Bighorn Sheep Center marks its 19th annual fundraiser this Saturday, Nov. 3, with dinner auction and games at the Headwaters Arts and Conference ... [more]

John A. Balber

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  John A. Balber, 64, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at his home in Pavillion. According to his wishes cremation has taken place and no service is planned. ... [more]

Shirley A. Robertson Carter

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  Shirley A. Robertson Carter, formerly of Wyoming, died Oct. 21, 2012. She was 71 years old.
Private services were held.
Shirley Ann Robertson was born Aug. ... [more]

Robert E. Thrailkill

Oct 28, 2012 - Staff:  Robert E. Thrailkill of Riverton died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Casper. He was 81 years old.
A memorial service was Saturday, Oct. 20, in Mesa, ... [more]

Digest

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  College plans to boost grad number
SHERIDAN -- The Northern Wyoming Community College District board of trustees has endorsed a new strategic plan with ... [more]

DEQ deputy appointed to agency's top position

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Todd Parfitt as the new director of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.
Parfitt is deputy director at DEQ ... [more]

The way it was: Rheumatic fever control -- 1957

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Polio was a huge public health concern in the 1950s, but rheumatic fever wasn't far behind. As with many such illnesses, the public schools were a primary ... [more]

'Fremont Fantasia' to open the Fremont County Orchestra's fall concert season

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Orchestra has announced a "Fremont Fantasia" fall concert to open its 26th season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lander Valley High ... [more]

Library hosting 'Timon of Athens'

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Lander library presents Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens," the third play of the 2012-13 season's broadcasts from the National Theater in London.
The ... [more]

Dallas Brass in concert Friday at CWC

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Dallas Brass, a brass ensemble that incorporates percussion, is in concert Friday, Nov. 2, at Central Wyoming College.
The 7:30 p.m. performance, which ... [more]

UW Extension plans artificial insemination school in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Learn beef cattle artificial insemination knowledge and techniques plus beef cattle management information by attending the University of Wyoming Extension AI ... [more]

Collection of photos from Wind River reservation wins book award

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  "Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation" by Sara Wiles was named the winner of the 2012 High Plains Book Awards for Best Art ... [more]

Women's expo to feature wares of more than 30 female retailers

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fifth Annual Dubois Women's Business Expo will be 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center.
More than 30 female ... [more]

Celtic music duo to perform Tuesday in Riverton

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  Men of Worth, a folk duo specializing in Celtic music, are in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center at Central Wyoming College.
The ... [more]

Entries sought for Make It With Wool contest

Oct 28, 2012 - From staff reports:  The beauty and versatility of wool fabrics and yarns will be featured at the District Make It With Wool competition Nov. 3 for District 4 at the Reach ... [more]

Gordon named by Mead to be new state treasurer

Oct 28, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead on Friday announced his choice of Buffalo rancher Mark Gordon as Wyoming's new state treasurer.
Gordon, 55, succeeds Joe Meyer, who ... [more]

Trail of Terror: CWC hosts spooky night of fun for a good cause

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A frightening array of ghouls, ghosts and goblins roamed the hallways of the Central Wyoming College Robert A. Peck Arts Center on Friday, practicing their ... [more]

Shelley: Time for a change in HD 55

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Though she is running as a Democrat for Wyoming House District 55, Sherry Shelley of Riverton said her political party isn't the only thing that would make her ... [more]

Miller seeks eighth term in Cheyenne

Oct 28, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Rep. David Miller, R-Riverton, said he has enjoyed the opportunity to face some challengers this year in the race for Wyoming House District 55.
"I have ... [more]

Air quality OK around gas field near Pavillion

Oct 28, 2012 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Air Quality Division of the Wyoming Department of Envi-ronmental Quality has found that air around natural gas wells and compression stations near ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Oct 26, 2012 - Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
State Playoffs
First Round
Class 4A
Casper Natrona 54, Rock Springs 7

Cheyenne East 45, Cheyenne Central 6

Evanston 42, Campbell ... [more]