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Downtown restroom seems like good idea when crowds are big

Jul 26, 2012 - Lynne Watkiss, Riverton:  Editor:
I never really had an opinion in one way or the other about the Riverton mayor's idea of having a public restroom-type facility in downtown ... [more]

Interest grows in natural gas fueling stations

Jul 26, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A school district in Sublette County should get one this fall.

Other compressed natural gas fueling stations are in the works after Encana Corp. ... [more]

Dean Alexander Dewey

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  Dean Alexander Dewey, 44, died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. Stephens ... [more]

Zona Moss

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  Zona Moss, 70, of Ethete, died July 24, 2012, at the Lander Regional Hospital.¬†
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Blue Sky Hall ... [more]

Today

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  Births
WATSON

A son was born to Andrea and Cole Watson, of Riverton, at 3:47 a.m. June 14, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, ... [more]

Fashion on display at 4-H style revue

Jul 26, 2012 - Staff:  4-H members kick off the Fremont County Fair with a style revue Wednesday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Full fair activities begin ... [more]

Little Leaguers open state vs. Laramie

Jul 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton's opponent has won the last six state Little League championships.

The Riverton 11-12-year-old Little League baseball all-stars drew Laramie ... [more]

Schrock gets head rodeo job for CWC Rustlers

Jul 25, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Drew Schrock has been promoted from assistant coach to head rodeo coach at Central Wyoming College.
Schrock replaces CWC Rick and Lynn Smith. The pair took ... [more]

Jail, probation for teen who drove into store

Jul 25, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Donovan James Shakespeare will serve a year in jail for the Jan. 21 car theft and wreck.

An Ethete teen charged with crashing a stolen vehicle about ... [more]

Impact of July 4 fireworks ban reviewed

Jul 25, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Commission's 11th-hour decision to impose restrictions on Independence Day fireworks raised concerns about how the board should handle ... [more]

Five new peace officers now certified in Fremont County

Jul 25, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Fremont County has five newly certified law enforcement officers following their graduation from the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy in Douglas.
New deputies ... [more]

Defense seeks more data in Anderson case

Jul 25, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The attorney representing the ex-financial manager charged with embezzling from from Star-Tech Inc. and Precision Analysis in Riverton wants more information ... [more]

Plan would ease restrictions on bison roaming from park

Jul 25, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- Bison could roam year-round in large areas adjacent to Yellowstone National Park under a proposal released Monday by Montana officials who ... [more]

Digest

Jul 25, 2012 - The Associated Press:  PAWS scores looking better
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming students improved their statewide test scores this past year.
The Wyoming Department of Education on ... [more]

Real vs. imagined

Jul 25, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Colorado killings revive our human longing to understand the unfathomable

Again an act of mindless cruelty and brutality has come closer to our ... [more]

City is 'ridiculous' in treatment of day care center applicant

Jul 25, 2012 - Joel Manners, Riverton:  Editor:
It is ridiculous how the city is treating the lady who wants to open a small day care in the house on Big Horn Drive. She only bought the house ... [more]

Dems' new tax tactic -- hardball

Jul 25, 2012 - By Lisa Mascaro, MCT Washington Bureau:  Just two years ago, they never would have tried this.

WASHINGTON --†As congressional Democrats prepare to vote this week on President Barack Obama's ... [more]

The record book vs. the memory book

Jul 25, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Last Friday, when it finally rained around town for the first time of any significance since mid-May, I looked forward to the official rainfall total from the ... [more]

Wayne L. Warwick

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  Wayne L. Warwick, 79, of Riverton and formerly of Minnesota, died Sunday, July 1, 2012, at his home.
A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, ... [more]

Theresa 'Terri' Clarke

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  Theresa "Terri" Clarke, 55, of Riverton, died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Wind River Healthcare.
There are no services planned.
Theresa Marlene Reece was ... [more]

Leslie R. LeClair-Hutsell

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  Leslie R. LeClair-Hutsell, 52, died unexpectedly May 17, 2012, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
A potluck celebration of her life will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 4 at the ... [more]

Eugene Estey Inloes

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  Eugene Estey Inloes, 77, formerly of Lander, died Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Greeley, Colo.
Gene Inloes was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Lander, to Winifred Estey ... [more]

Today

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  Births
DURAN

A daughter was born to Little Fawn LeBeau and John Duran, of Riverton, at 8:01 a.m. July 11, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ... [more]

New artwork on display at RHS

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  The Degas ballerina "Fin D' Arabesque" and the Van Gogh self portrait were donated by a group of Riverton volunteers in cooperation with the Vancouver B.C. ... [more]

Actors take the stage in CWC production

Jul 25, 2012 - Staff:  The play runs at 7:30 p.m. nightly through Saturday, July 28, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Sunday, all at the dance studio in the Robert A. Peck Arts ... [more]

Stoll rides to second place nationally in pole bending

Jul 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Teal Stoll is still in shock.
The Pavillion cowgirl finished in second-place in pole bending on Saturday night at the National High School Finals Rodeo in ... [more]

Raiders battle top seed Sheridan as Legion district play begins in Powell

Jul 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton learned Monday it will be a No. 4 seed for the North district A American Legion baseball tournament on Wednesday through Saturday in Powell.
The ... [more]

Thank you, Dr. Quayle, for taking time to teach me how to hit

Jul 24, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  When the old metal arm of the pitching machine would slowly grab the next baseball in the queue, I was at home plate, eyes on the ball, relaxed, ready to take ... [more]

Three Pokes preseason All-MWC

Jul 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Three University of Wyoming student-athletes were named to the 2012 Mountain West Football Preseason All-Conference Team, announced Tuesday by the league.
The ... [more]

Woman's body found in lake

Jul 24, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 28-year-old Riverton woman whose body was recovered from Pilot Butte Reservoir Saturday ... [more]