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County residents compete in Lander triathlon

Aug 21, 2012 - Staff:  The Lander Sprint Triathlon was Saturday ... [more]

Cubmobiles tear down Pershing hill

Aug 20, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton Cub Scout Pack 76 held its "cubmobile" races Saturday morning on the Pershing Avenue ... [more]

Amid transfer station flap, solid waste votes to give raises

Aug 19, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  In an effort to retain their employees and compete with the county roads department, solid waste leaders have voted to implement pay increases for their ... [more]

Mother gets probation, not prison, in baby's death

Aug 19, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Pavillion mother charged in her baby's November 2011 death will spend the next 12 months on supervised probation instead of the 26 years of prison she ... [more]

Campbell makes run for second term in HD 34

Aug 19, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  As she nears the completion of her first term in office, House District 34 Rep. Rita Campbell said wants to continue her public service with another two years ... [more]

Herbst vows to work as Philp did

Aug 19, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  In her bid for the Wyoming House District 34 seat, Fremont County rancher Lois Herbst wants to follow the voting record established by the longtime former ... [more]

Bird haven humming along

Aug 19, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Deb and Shawn Huddleston have discovered many ways to attrct the tiny birds.

When Deb Huddleston and her husband, Shawn, relocated from Cody to ... [more]

Paws suggests 5-year plan to expand shelter

Aug 19, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Paws for Life animal league is looking to expand its Riverton animal adoption center.
Kathy Hooper, the Paws for Life president, submitted a letter to the ... [more]

St. Stephens starting school year with new staff

Aug 19, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  When students at St. Stephen's Indian School head back to the classroom on Aug. 22, they will be greeted by new administration.
Last month, the school ... [more]

Tribal election season starting

Aug 19, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Wind River Indian Reservation tribes are preparing for their upcoming election seasons that will determine Business Council members and those serving on ... [more]

South Riverton highway plans to expand

Aug 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  A proposed improvement project to widen Wyoming 789 south of Riverton will be the subject of an Aug. 21 public meeting at Riverton City Hall.
The public ... [more]

Expect delays from Red Canyon road work

Aug 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation is preparing to contnue various construction projects on Highway 28 in Red Canyon.
Repairs of the Double Nickel ... [more]

Honor Farm horse adoption Aug. 24-25

Aug 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse adoption and gentling clinic Aug. 24-25 in Riverton.
The BLM and the Honor ... [more]

Child health grants offered

Aug 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child's health ... [more]

The way it was: Primary election -- 1956

Aug 19, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County's primary election has been as early as May and as late as September across the generations, but mid- to late August has been the most-common ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Aug 19, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Worker dies in work accident
CASPER -- A worker has died after being trapped under a 500-gallon metal storage container at a business in Natrona County. ... [more]

Arabelle Hime

Aug 19, 2012 - Staff:  Arabelle "Bing" Hime, 85, formerly of Fremont County, died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.
Services are at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. ... [more]

Sheila Smith

Aug 19, 2012 - Staff:  Sheila Smith, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Mount Pleasant, Utah.
She was 52 years old.
Graveside services are at 4 p.m. Monday, ... [more]

Charles Frank Hermann

Aug 19, 2012 - Staff:  Charles Frank "Chuck" Hermann died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his home in Riverton. He was 83.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Church of Jesus ... [more]

Louise Marie Ellerby

Aug 19, 2012 - Staff:  Louise "Gigetta" Marie Ellerby, formerly of Lander, died Friday, July 20, 2012, while surrounded by loved ones after battling cancer for several years.
She ... [more]

Coach, teacher competes to set a good example

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In Saturday's Lander Triathlon, Martin Stensing of Powell won the men's division, and Ann Lehmkuhler of Lander topped the women's event.

Buddy Red ... [more]

Nirider paces RHS squad in season-opening home tourney

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Aaron Nirider missed the title of his home tournament by just one stroke.

Aaron Nirider opened his senior year finishing one stroke off the pace on ... [more]

LVHS boys fourth at Riverton tournament

Aug 19, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jackson won the team boys title and Cody topped girls play.

The Lander Valley High School boys finished fourth in the boys team standings Friday ... [more]

Our test

Aug 19, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Can Fremont County still produce big voter turnout for a primary?

We have an election Tuesday of the primary variety. Voters will narrow the field to ... [more]

Shoshone forest plan ought to include more wilderness design

Aug 19, 2012 - Sara Domek, Dubois:  Editor:
The Shoshone National Forest Draft Plan is out for public review, and without hesitancy, the Forest Service has not recommended any new wilderness in ... [more]

Silence not doing Romney any favors

Aug 19, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  Under the Supreme Court's Miranda decision, the police are required to inform an arrested suspect that he can consult with an attorney before and during ... [more]

Perception as reality? Don't bite

Aug 19, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  But visits to a comic book convention, a pro football camp, and a hospital put my theory to a tough test.

You've probably heard some inspirational ... [more]

Pokes announce 2012-13 men's b-ball schedule

Aug 17, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Laramie, Wyo. (Aug. 17, 2012) - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule on Friday. The Cowboys' third season under head ... [more]

Riverton Tillman Scholar meets Sen. Enzi

Aug 17, 2012 - Staff:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi recently met with the University of Wyoming's Tillman Military Scholars in his Washington, D.C., office. Robert Niezwaag Jr., of Riverton, ... [more]

CWC health/science center under construction

Aug 17, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's new health/science center is under full construction on the Riverton ... [more]