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Sep 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Ex-CEO tried using used old name
POWELL -- The name that embattled former Powell Valley Healthcare CEO Paul D. Cardwell unsuccessfully used to try to ... [more]

Ronnie Schilling

Sep 16, 2012 - Staff:  Ronnie "Ron" Schilling Sr., of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at his home. He was 70 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. ... [more]

Teyah Ann Qualls

Sep 16, 2012 - Staff:  Teyah Ann Qualls was born and died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Grand Junction, Colo.
Cremation has taken place. No services are planned.
She was the ... [more]

Teyona Marie Qualls

Sep 16, 2012 - Staff:  Teyona Marie Qualls was born and died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Grand Junction, Colo.
Cremation has taken place. No services are planned.
She was the ... [more]

Juan Roman

Sep 16, 2012 - Staff:  Juan Roman of Arapahoe died at 9:14 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at his residence. He was 83 years old.
Services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at St. ... [more]

The way we vote

Sep 16, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Our all-mail do-over in county commission District 2 poses key questions for future

Fremont County voters now have learned the outcome of the ... [more]

GOP lucky Clinton can't run again

Sep 16, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In the last 76 years -- since Franklin Roosevelt carried 46 of the then 48 states against Republican Alf Landon -- just one Democratic ... [more]

When there's good news, say it

Sep 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  No one wants to hear good news.
While that's a generality on its best day, it seems that bad news always spreads quicker than something positive.
State ... [more]

Neglected cattle putting both the livestock and human beings in danger

Sep 16, 2012 - Caroline Mills, Fort Washakie:  Editor:
I am writing to voice my concern about the cows that have been allowed to stray onto the roadway on Trout Creek Road in Fort Washakie.
I live on ... [more]

Tigers finally score but fall 20-14 Friday to Jackson

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Strides were made by Lander Valley High School on the football field Friday night in a 20-14 loss to Jackson in Teton County.
LVHS coach Doug Hughes liked the ... [more]

Strong LVHS boys win their home cross country meet

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Senior Beau Green believes the Lander Valley High School boys cross country team is on track to make a run at the Class 3-A state title next month in ... [more]

Wolverines solid in 26-7 road win over Cody

Sep 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton is 1-2 heading into this Friday's conference opener vs. Rawlins at Wolverine Field.

CODY -- It may be too early in the season to say the ... [more]

Rollercoaster levels out for Riverton spikers in split with Casper teams

Sep 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  From Riverton High School head volleyball head coach Adrian McNamee's perspective, her team's season is like a rollercoaster ride. But in using the metaphor to ... [more]

Cougars roll over WIHS Chiefs 47-0

Sep 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian fell to 0-3 on the year and is still looking for its first score of 2012.

PAVILLION -- Wind River rolled over Fremont County rival ... [more]

Lander splits volleyball matches with Powell and Mountain View

Sep 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  All the key points in the fifth and final set on Thursday night went the right way for Lander Valley High School in a Class 3-A West volleyball conference ... [more]

Wranglers mistake prone in one-point loss

Sep 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was Shoshoni's first loss of the season.

BURLINGTON -- Burlington rallied to a 22-21 win Friday over visiting Shoshoni after trailing the ... [more]

Friday night prep football scores

Sep 15, 2012 - Associated Press:  Big Horn 46, Wright 22

Burlington 22, Shoshoni 21

Campbell County 41, Casper Kelly Walsh 21

Casper Natrona 58, Rock Springs 7

Cheyenne East 42, ... [more]

RHS trio paces girls to cross country win

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson was second, Jillian C'Bearing third and Ainur Zhuldybeava seventh.

Olivia Thompson was not even close to full strength on Thursday ... [more]

Clifford has winning debut at Lander XC invitational

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford is a perfect one for one.
The Wyoming Indian High School junior cross country runner won his first meet of the season Thursday at the Lander ... [more]

Kirkegaard says he will be ready if called

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- If Colby Kirkegaard is called upon, he said he'll be ready.
And if he does, it will be the first start for the University of Wyoming junior backup ... [more]

Green River win highlights Wolverine tennis week

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton's Andrea Souza swept Bri Rundell 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 singles girls position.

Riverton High School swept Green River on Tuesday afternoon ... [more]

Man shot to death at city apartment

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is investigating the death of Lucas Myhre, 27, of Riverton, who was pronounced dead Thursday evening at the scene of a shooting ... [more]

Cleanup from illegal trash won't be charged landfill fee

Sep 14, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker had expressed concerns on the matter.

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will not charge law ... [more]

New CES facility expands recycling operations locally

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Employees and clients of Community Entry Services celebrated the completion of their new recycling center with an open house Thursday at the facility.
The new ... [more]

Tribes now say they want Yellowstone bison on rez

Sep 14, 2012 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  The tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation have petitioned the state of Montana to give them a group of bison from Yellowstone National Park whose fate ... [more]

Jackson evac order lifted; Casper heats up

Sep 14, 2012 - From The Associated Press:  Jackson residents who've been packed and ready to flee from a wildfire this week are breathing a little easier.
Authorities lifted an evacuation advisory for ... [more]

Many apply to be oil/gas supervisor

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Thirty-six people have applied to be Wyoming's next state oil and gas supervisor.
The oil and gas supervisor oversees oil and gas development in the ... [more]

Digest

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Education officials in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- U.S. Department of Education officials are in Wyoming as part of an annual bus tour across the country on ... [more]

Who dunnit?

Sep 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Modern communication technology permanently has complicated the identification of crime victims

Ongoing issues related to how, when and whether ... [more]

Jim Bridger, Esther Morris are happy in their new digs

Sep 14, 2012 - Lew Diehl, Riverton:  Editor:
Old Jim Bridger, Jed Smith, Sacajawea and Esther Morris, led by Father De Smet and others were probably singing and dancing their new digs Sept ... [more]