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Cougars welcome a dozen to mats

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wind River started the wrestling season Friday in Powell.

Wind River High School wrestling coach James Cunningham is using this season to build ... [more]

Middle school student in CWC play

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Middle School student Kirstin Dorn, far right, in the role of young Mary, agonizes over why she has ended up in an Irish asylum while actors Kim ... [more]

Devon donates to Christian Food Storehouse

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Devon community ambassador Dave McDonald, far right, presented Christian Food Storehouse manager Cinde Phister with food items the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. ... [more]

Wolverines pound Warriors 76-31 at home

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, strong from the beginning, outscored the Worland Warriors 34-11 in the first half and cruised to a 76-31 season-opening win Thursday ... [more]

Riverton girls handle Worland 55-41

Nov 30, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Sophomore Kiley Ridgway had 20 and senior Amy Woodward 13 to lead RHS.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines put together a strong fourth quarter to ... [more]

Cougar boys mix experience and new talent in new season

Nov 30, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Scott Groenke is the new boys basketball coach this year at Wind River High School. He comes to Wind River from Delta, Colo., where he coached middle school ... [more]

William O. 'Bill' Lowe

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  William O. "Bill" Lowe, longtime resident of Lander, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his home. He was 89 years old.
He was cremated, per his request, and there ... [more]

Merle E. Eaton

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Merle Eaton, formerly of Riverton, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. He was 91 years old.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Moser ... [more]

Ethel Marie Bell

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Ethel Marie Bell, of Arapahoe, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church. ... [more]

Ernestine J. Bell

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Ernestine J. Bell died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, surrounded by her children, grandchildren and other relatives in Pine Ridge, S.D. She was 83 years old.
Final ... [more]

Leona Ruth Buchanan

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Leona Ruth Buchanan, of Uvalde, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at the Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was 81 years old.
Graveside services were Wednesday, ... [more]

Shannon Rein Rhodd

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Shannon Rein Rhodd, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 48 years old.
At her request, cremation has taken ... [more]

Violet E. Shaner Lewis

Nov 30, 2012 - Staff:  Violet E. Shaner Lewis, of Riverton, beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, great-great-great-grandmother and ... [more]

Kreider, Newlin wed Sept. 8

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Nancy and Steve Kreider, of Blue Bell, Pa., are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Ashleigh Kreider, of Blue Bell, Pa., to Brett Newlin, of ... [more]

Headrick, Stalley to marry

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Dean and Delia Johnson of Fairburn, S.D., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Headrick, to Colin Stalley, the son of Patti and the ... [more]

WRHS names honor roll students

Nov 30, 2012 - From staff reports:  Ninth grade
A honors
CoyCarroll, Cory Cress, Lincoln David, Bryce Hankins, Kyle Hessling, Millie Hopkins, Cora Johnson, Kali Keene, Shannon Lake, Singing ... [more]

State Rep. McOmie wins Golden Bell Award

Nov 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming School Boards Association at a ceremony last week honored longtime state Rep. Del McOmie, R-Lander, with the prestigious Golden Bell Award.
"We're ... [more]

184,000 strong

Nov 30, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's the equivalent number of 'users' of Central Wyoming College

We hope readers took note of reporter Katie Roenigk's story a few days ago about ... [more]

Secession chatter getting attention, but idea is implausible in the extreme

Nov 30, 2012 - By James Rosen, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- In the three weeks since President Barack Obama's re-election victory, his most ardent foes -- nearly 1 million people from all 50 states -- have ... [more]

Food bank is certified and seeks donations

Nov 30, 2012 - Lloyd Eckstein, Riverton:  Editor:
With the holiday season upon us the Riverton Community Food Bank is looking for donations to help feed the hungry. It is more difficult than normal ... [more]


Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Snowstorm heading in
JACKSON -- Bad news for travelers but good news for skiers: A significant winter storm is headed into Wyoming this weekend.
The National ... [more]

Enzi says he won't necessarily adhere to Norquist tax pledge

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Sen. Mike Enzi is among the vast majority of House and Senate Republicans who have signed a pledge not to vote for any tax increases, but said it's ... [more]

Three dead in Casper College attack

Nov 30, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- An attack at a community college in central Wyoming and another location nearby killed three people early Friday, including the attacker, police ... [more]

Students brush up on Constitution for state competition

Nov 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Students enrolled in Riverton High School's senior college government course will travel to Casper on Monday to compete in this year's district-level We The ... [more]

Teens hurt in car wreck after chase

Nov 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two teenage boys were injured in a vehicle collision Saturday evening, reportedly after eluding law enforcement in Dubois.
Fremont County Sheriff's deputies ... [more]

Chaplain fired amid conduct allegations

Nov 30, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Catholic College took the action against the Rev. Stuart MacDonald.
Wyoming Catholic College officials said a chaplain was fired from the ... [more]

Three dead in Casper attack; one may be past Lander resident

Nov 30, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton residents had Casper College students and staff in mind on Friday after an attack resulted in the death of three people on and near the ... [more]

Colorado hands Cowgirls first loss of season

Nov 29, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BOULDER, Colo. - The University of Wyoming Cowgirls got a glimpse of Colorado's Chucky Jeffrey as a sophomore during the 2010 Women's National ... [more]

Pokes smother Gauchos for 64-40 road victory

Nov 29, 2012 - From staff reports:  Senior guard Luke Martinez scored 17 points to pace three Cowboys in double figures, as the University of Wyoming men's basketball earned its second-straight ... [more]

SHS boys hope for quality over quantity on hardwood

Nov 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The switch has taken place at Shoshoni High School, and the Wrangler boys have former girls coach Dan Martin taking the helm this season. Martin is a venerable ... [more]