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Cougars split a pair of conferences matches

Sep 4, 2012 - Staff:  Wind River sophomore Aspen Stagner helped the Cougars split a pair of conference matches on Friday. WRHS beat Big Piney, but lost to Kemmerer. The Cougars play ... [more]

Cowboy Golfers Win First Tournament Of The Season

Sep 4, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Junior Stewart Wins First Collegiate Event, While Jensen Picks Up First Win As Cowboy Head Coach
VICTOR, Idaho-(Sept. 4, 2012)-The Wyoming Cowboy golf ... [more]

Wolverines blanked by Powell 21-0

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Although a blue moon is a metaphor for something that occurs rarely, it also has a history that luck is pending. And as the blue moon was rising in the eastern ... [more]

RHS spikers end tourney with win over Natrona

Sep 2, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The good news for the Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team is they played a lot of volleyball in days two and three of their road trip to the Gillette ... [more]

Double-barreled Wrangler attack posts 40-6 win

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Aside from the usual last-minute adjustments customary to an opening game, perhaps the greatest challenge faced by the Shoshoni Wranglers and the ... [more]

Rustlers 1-3 in Salt Lake tournament

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College managed a 1-3 record Friday and Saturday at the Salt Lake City Invitational volleyball tournament.
The victory for the Rustlers came ... [more]

Inexperienced Tigers upended 28-0 by Cody to start season

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Late in the third quarter, Lander Valley High School was in position to tie up the football game vs. Cody at 7-7, but the Tigers couldn't pound the ball over ... [more]

LVHS golfers earn second-place tie on Park County courses

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five balanced scores landed Lander Valley High School into a two-way tie for second on Friday at the Powell-Cody Invitational golf tournament.
The Tigers ... [more]

Good showing for Lander Valley volleyball in Montana

Sep 2, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Tigers took third place in the annual Border War tournament.
A trip to Billings, Mont., Friday and Saturday led to a third-place finish for Lander ... [more]

Long trip for Chiefs ends in 49-0 defeat

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The football field at Pine Bluffs High School is less than half a mile from the Nebraska border. Wyoming Indian made the long trek to eastern Laramie County ... [more]

Late Cougar drive comes up short vs. Kemmerer

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  A tight game between the home-standing Wind River Cougars and the visiting Class 2-A Kemmerer Rangers came down to the final minute Friday at ... [more]

Wyoming squanders chances in 37-17 loss at Texas

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  JIM VERTUNO,AP Sports Writer


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Wyoming Cowboys had an early lead and a late chance to make a game of it against No. 15 ... [more]

One killed, another airlifted in rollover Saturday morning

Sep 2, 2012 - From staff reports:  Victim was recent RHS sports standout
A former star athlete was killed and his father injured severely in a one-vehicle rollover Saturday morning near ... [more]

Gold medal winner fires up audience at CWC event

Sep 2, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  In 1964, Billy Mills became the first, and so far only, American to win the 10,000-meter race in the Summer Olympic Games.
In 2012, Mills was the keynote ... [more]

Longtime workers note work holiday amid job satisfaction

Sep 2, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer with a day off work or a break from school, and these experienced workers have seen a lot of Labor Days in ... [more]

Cancer patient help gets an Eight Second Ride

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Bruce Knell of Lander recalls when his son Brody had a cancer diagnosis in 1999 and the related hardships and impacts that came with the revelation.
"It was a ... [more]

Time for CWC play rehearsals

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College theater director Mike Myers is encouraging people to audition for two fall productions.
Myers is holding auditions for "The Odd ... [more]

Veterans rep will answer questions

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  A representative from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach meetings in Wyoming cities throughout September.
Lori McGee, a state ... [more]

Lander library televises London play

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The Fremont County Library in Lander is presenting "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," a live simulcast play by London's National Theatre, at ... [more]

Fremont County libraries offer longer business hours

Sep 2, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  At the Fremont County Library in Lander, director Matt Nojonen recently had to stop some patrons from leaving in a "mass exodus at a quarter after 7."
"'Wait ... [more]

Festival of the Cowboys coming to Crowheart

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  The fourth annual Festival of the Cowboys will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Big Wind Hall at 33 Old Yellowstone Highway in ... [more]

Local hay producers win at state

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton's Bruce Jacobson earned the grand champion title for alfalfa cubes at the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas last month in competitions for premium ... [more]

Paving to start on Togwotee

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Paving on U.S. 26-287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, the Togwotee Trail to Yellowstone is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Travelers should expect up ... [more]

Road crews working in county

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Highway patching is scheduled for early and mid-September in Fremont County.
Western Wyoming Construction Inc. of Lander has scheduled patching to begin Sept. ... [more]

Building moved - 1984 (part 2)

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff:  Building mover Martin Mazurie of Maz's House and Mobile Home Movers in Lander provided more information during the week about this moving job in 1984. Mazurie ... [more]

Bud Boller

Sep 2, 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]

Dinosaur sites give visitors a peek backward in time

Sep 2, 2012 - By The Associated Press:  By Susan Lockhrt
Northern Wyoming Daily News

TEN SLEEP (AP) -- A trip to walk with the dinosaurs was a summer highlight for 7-year-old Max Sharpe and his ... [more]

Digest

Sep 2, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  Sled rules to stay
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The National Park Service plans to extend the existing rules on snowmobile and snowcoach use in ... [more]

Making a living -

Sep 2, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  America's labor picture is a huge thing, and we all are part of it
Labor Day weekend has arrived for 2012. It comes on the heels of a Republican ... [more]

The feel of football season

Sep 2, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  You know it even if you're nowhere near a practice field or a stadium.
We walked out of a store in the failing light last week. The sun had set a few ... [more]