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Reservation schools reporting enrollment increase

Aug 26, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  For the most part, schools on the Wind River Indian Reservation are reporting a rise in enrollment at the start of the 2012-13 academic year.
"We have an ... [more]

Arapahoe School wants public to celebrate PAWS success

Aug 26, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The community is invited to a gathering at Arapahoe School on Tuesday to celebrate the school's success on the 2011-12 PAWS, also known as Proficiency ... [more]

Digest

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  CWC needs theater volunteers
Central Wyoming College theater director Mike Myers is seeking volunteer assistance from the community in a variety of ... [more]

CWC's rebuilding debate program with new coach

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Central Wyoming College has a new coach for its fledgling speech and debate team, and he's looking for new recruits.
Josh House, a Riverton High School ... [more]

Wolverine musician joins Rustler program

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  A 2000 graduate of Riverton High School is coming home to take over Central Wyoming College's instrumental music program.
Jason Ogg wants to grow ... [more]

Report Medicaid fraud online

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  A new website and hotline will make it easier for Wyoming residents to report potential Medicaid fraud.
Operated by the Wyoming Department of Health, Medicaid ... [more]

PAWS program welcomes foster pet parents

Aug 26, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton residents have the opportunity to be greeted by wagging tails and purrs because Paws is now allowing pet foster care.
Mandy Apodaca, community ... [more]

Museum exhibit on Hollywood

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Visitors to the Museum of the American West in Lander until the end of the month can see an exhibit that shows American Indians in Hollywood history.
Cody ... [more]

The way it was: Building moved -- 1984

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  In late August 1984, a Riverton Main Street landmark was picked up and moved away. After serving as a Boy Scout hall, Lions Club meeting hall, occasional high ... [more]

Jack Cameron

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Jack Cameron, formerly of Lander, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at his home in Casper. He was 72 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. ... [more]

Clara Wright

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Clara Wright died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, surrounded by her family at the Morning Star Manor in Fort Washakie. She was 73 years old.
She will be buried in her ... [more]

Kelly 'Cowboy Caveman' Corcoran

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Kelly "Cowboy Caveman" Corcoran, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. He was 50 years old.
Cremation has taken ... [more]

Lenna Jeanette Adams James

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Lenna Jeanette Adams James, of Fremont County, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. She was 68 years old.
She was born Feb. 6, 1944, to Arrel "Red" Adams and Lenna ... [more]

Lewis Murray 'Bud' Boller Jr.

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Bud Boller, of Dubois, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at the Help for Health Hospice Home. He was 84 years old.
Private family services were at 10 a.m. ... [more]

Lee S. Addison II

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Lee S. Addison II died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in Elephant Butte, N.M. He was 24 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at St. ... [more]

Helen Black

Aug 26, 2012 - Staff:  Helen Black died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. She was 3 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Our Father's House in Ethete with the Rev. Sally Bubb ... [more]

Sheriff's office seeks info on hit-and-run incident

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is looking for information about a hit-and-run incident that occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, near the ... [more]

Prosecutors: Aurora shooting suspect angry over academics

Aug 26, 2012 - By P. Solomon Banda, The Associated Press:  CENTENNIAL, Colorado -- James Holmes was a promising neuroscience doctoral candidate, but by the end of the program's first year, he had fallen out of favor ... [more]

City nixes certified mail mandate for applications, rezones

Aug 26, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  People making applications in the city that require public hearings no longer have to pay for certified letters after Riverton City Council members voted to ... [more]

Guides question liability insurance

Aug 26, 2012 - By Mike Koshmr, The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- A number of Grand Teton National Park concessionaires are raising red flags over rising liability insurance requirements for outfitters and ... [more]

Digest

Aug 26, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Committee endorses gas tax increase
CASPER -- A Wyoming legislative committee endorses hiking the state tax on gasoline and diesel.
The Joint Revenue ... [more]

What has been lost

Aug 26, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Court decisions supposedly meant to improve local elections have worsened them

Thanks to the court-ordered "districizing" of just about everything on ... [more]

A great place to wait in line

Aug 26, 2012 - Ron Howard, Riverton:  Editor:
I read, with interest, Randy Tucker's column that touched on the subject of 'standing in line'. As anyone who knows me or reads my silly Facebook ... [more]

In 2012 race, a traffic jam on the low road

Aug 26, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  And when the down-and-dirty campaign is over, there has been no agreement reached between the voters and the leaders about what we must do as a nation. ... [more]

No back-to-school for me

Aug 26, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  For the first time in 50 years, I won't be in the classroom this fall.

The surprising bestseller skyrocketed to the top of the charts a quarter ... [more]

No. 43: Kristen Newlin to have her RHS number retired

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kristen Newlin -- a two-time Gatorade Wyoming basketball player of the year, a four-time state champion swimmer and state record holder, and a top-four state ... [more]

Lander residents do well in Sprint Triathlon events

Aug 26, 2012 - From staff reports:  Martin Stensing, of Powell, and Lander's Ann Lehmkuhler won tight races Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Lander Sprint Triathlon.
Stensing finished the triathlon ... [more]

Wolverines fall in volleyball semifinal

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long day of Friday pool play, one thing was for sure. The 2012 edition of the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament in Wolverine Gym was packed ... [more]

LVHS spikers go 1-1 in bracket play

Aug 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School went 1-1 in the single-elimination bracket play Saturday at the McDonald's Invitational volleyball tournament in Riverton.
The ... [more]

RHS gains momentum, win at Worland 27-9 in week zero footb

Aug 26, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines, with a balanced offensive attack that yielded more than 370 yards in total offense and a solid defensive effort wore down the Worland ... [more]