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Dogs will be dogs, and skunks will be stinky

Sep 9, 2012 - Gene Dunbar, Riverton:  Having been at one time the unhappy owner of a Labrador retriever who had lost an argument with a skunk, I was acquainted with the really poor solution to that ... [more]

Tax returns Mitt's self-inflicted wound

Sep 9, 2012 - By Carl Leubsdorf:  The long-running controversy over Mitt Romney's tax returns, destined to recur when he finally completes and releases his 2011 tax return this fall, ... [more]

Mohammad to the mountain

Sep 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Peyton Manning is the former, and the Denver Broncos are the latter.

"If you can't bring Mohammad to the mountain bring the mountain to Mohammad" is ... [more]

Five seconds turn into six, and Riverton falls at Green River

Sep 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  With six seconds remaining in Friday's non-conference Wyoming high school football shootout, the Riverton Wolverines were four yards away from victory. Five ... [more]

CWC spikers post perfect record in Arizona tournament

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College knocked off two ranked junior college volleyball teams Friday and Saturday in a tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz., on its way to a 6-0 ... [more]

Riverton drops volleyball match to Rock Springs

Sep 9, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverine volleyball squad fell in its second conference match of the season to the Rock Springs Lady Tigers in four games (25-23, 25-23, ... [more]

Lander trounced by Star Valley at home

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers have lost their top two running backs to injury in the opening weeks of the season.

Star Valley did everything right on the football ... [more]

Good start for local cowgirls in day one of high school rodeo

Sep 9, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Teal Stoll looked like a veteran Saturday in the rodeo arena.
The senior from Pavillion made two clean rides in barrel racing and pole bending to start the ... [more]

Chiefs outgunned by Rocky Mountain

Sep 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The game was over before the sun set in the west Friday evening at Ethete.
Rocky Mountain rolled up 35 unanswered points in the opening period and blew out ... [more]

Little League meeting Tuesday

Sep 9, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Little League will hold its annual meeting to reorganize the board on Tuesday at the Riverton Branch Library at 7:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held ... [more]

Rams snap Little Snake River's win streak

Sep 9, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Six man football officially came to Wyoming two years ago. In that time Little Snake River High School had never lost a game. That ended Friday in Baggs when ... [more]

Wyoming High School Scores

Sep 7, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  PREP FOOTBALL
Big Horn 44, Burns 22

Burlington 29, Saratoga 8

Campbell County 48, Cheyenne East 35

Casper Kelly Walsh 50, Laramie 0

Casper Natrona ... [more]

Solid waste faces lawsuit threat over reservation contract

Sep 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The district voted in June to start a six-month termination notice on its trash disposal agreement with the tribes.

The Fremont County Solid Waste ... [more]

Meeting the Wolverines

Sep 7, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton High School students participating in activities and sports this semester had a chance to tell the community about their plans for the year during ... [more]

Allen says solid waste district must listen to the residents

Sep 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Commission District 2 Republican hopeful Larry Allen said the solid waste district must pay attention to complaints from the public as a way to ... [more]

District 2 incumbent names trash disposal as a key issue

Sep 7, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Commission District 2 incumbent Dennis Christensen said cooperation and communication with the solid waste board is key to resolving challenges ... [more]

Cutthroat trout relocated to Big Horn Mountains

Sep 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  BIGHORN NATIONAL FOREST -- The scene could have been in a period film -- a handful of men wrapping rope around a mule to secure metal tanks to the ... [more]

Amid legal threat, UW and CSU prepare to sell Y Cross

Sep 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Two former governors of Colorado and Wyoming are scheduled to unseal bids in November for a vast ranch in southeast Wyoming while the woman who ... [more]

Digest

Sep 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Fraud suspect vanishes
POWELL -- A former CEO charged with defrauding a Wyoming hospital of nearly $848,000 disappeared three weeks before his trial ... [more]

UW president says he will retire next year

Sep 7, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan announced Thursday that he will retire next year, ending a career of more than 30 years at the ... [more]

Fires and power plants

Sep 7, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Alpine Lake Fire must emit more pollution in a day than a power plant does in a year

Significant controversy has been generated this year by ... [more]

Asian clout never bigger at election time

Sep 7, 2012 - By Anh Do, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  Seventeen Asians are running for Congress in the U.S. -- a historic number at a time when these candidates are among the fastest-growing ethnic group in ... [more]

Picture of old Lions Club center sparked nice memory

Sep 7, 2012 - Alta Barker, Riverton:  Editor:
I enjoyed seeing the picture of the old Lions Club Youth Center being moved. It was interesting to see that it was only built in the 1940s. I remember ... [more]

Helton, Schuler marry

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Faith Helton and Brett Schuler, of Rock Springs, married Sept. 1, 2012, in Riverton.
The future bride is the daughter of Heather Chamberlain, of Riverton, and ... [more]

Dvergsdal, Harker to wed Oct. 11

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Royl Dvergsdal, of Dubois, and Cathy Schulz, of Cody, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Ann Dvergsdal to Jason Ryan Harker, of ... [more]

Former Rustler earns Tom Trehearne Memorial Buckle

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  The 2012 Wind River Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo Roundup in Riverton recognized professional cowboy Seth Glause, Cheyenne resident and former ... [more]

County Angus breeders recognized in 2012 evaluation report

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County Angus breeders were recently recognized for their bulls listed in the 2012 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus ... [more]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards looking for star volunteers

Sep 7, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program has started its search for Wyoming's top youth volunteers of 2013.
Now through Nov. 6, Wyoming students ... [more]

Chelsea Friday

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Chelsea Friday died Monday, Sept. 3, 2012. She was 22 years old.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at Blue Sky Hall with the Catholic ... [more]

Today

Sep 7, 2012 - Staff:  Births
THAYER-JONES

A son was born to Codi Thayer-Jones, of Riverton, at 10:52 p.m. June 12, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, ... [more]