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Modern fire tanker planes in big demand

Jun 15, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- President Barack Obama signed a bill this week hastening the addition of seven large tanker planes to the nation's rundown aerial firefighting ... [more]

The more the merrier

Jun 15, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton's weekly downtown food fair is becoming more than a garden showcase

One hurdle for a farmers market-style produce fair in the springs is ... [more]

And for the record, I don't have an iPhone

Jun 15, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  Just for the record, I don't have an iPhone.
Those who know me for the gadget geek I am, find this hard to believe.
But it is true -- I have made a ... [more]

Senior center 'business' can't simply ignore concerns

Jun 15, 2012 - Frank Tanner, Riverton:  Editor:
It's wonderful that there are some people out there who are willing to write letters defending the status quo at the Riverton Senior Citizens Center. ... [more]

Nervous Dems say donors had better get going

Jun 15, 2012 - By Julie Pace, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- A growing chorus of once-confident Democrats now say President Barack Obama could lose the November election.
The hand-wringing reflects real ... [more]

Koons, McDonald to marry

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Lanae Koons and Scott McDonald, both of Cheyenne, are pleased to announce their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Linda Koons and the late Larry ... [more]

Francom, Lou to wed

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Dr. Scott and Shanell Stanley, of Riverton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Alexiss Lou to Jeremy Wayne Francom.
The prospective ... [more]

Dubois resident receives degree from Dickinson State University

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  DICKINSON, N.D. -- Levi Vanuga, of Dubois, recently received a degree from Dickinson State University. Vanuga graduated with a degree in composite social ... [more]

UW announces spring semester provost's honor roll

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming lists 13 students from Fremont County on the 2012 spring semester provost's honor roll.
The provost's honor roll consists of ... [more]

June A. Yellowman

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Fort Washakie native June A. Yellowman, 81, of El Reno, Okla., died Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Cheyenne ... [more]

Today

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
BARNES

Austin Keith Barnes, 1-day-old son of Regina Hunter and Roderick Barnes, both of Riverton, died Sunday, June 10. Services were Thursday, ... [more]

First-year academic letters awarded

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton High School first-year sophomore academic letter recipients were honored recently at the Annual Riverton High School Awards Assembly. Winners not ... [more]

Main Street building demolished

Jun 15, 2012 - Staff:  Contractor Jerry Bornhoft's excavator lifted a piece of debris from the old Daisy Cleaners building Thursday at East Main and Fifth streets in downtown ... [more]

Rustler women in thick of CNFR title run

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustler cowgirls stood second in the nation through Wednesday.

Central Wyoming College and Texas Tech University
are in a battle for the women's ... [more]

New CWC recruits staffing basketball camp

Jun 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Isaiah Tademy was anxious all last week.
The incoming Central Wyoming College freshman basketball player wanted to see what his new teammates for the 2012-13 ... [more]

Tribal waste official blasts county for rejecting trash offer

Jun 14, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District board's decision to reject a proposal concerning Wind River Indian Reservation trash management is getting ... [more]

Commissioners asking museum boss to resign; her answer due Friday

Jun 14, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Ongoing controversy regarding Carol Thiesse's management of the museum is interfering with operations, the elected leaders wrote.

Fremont County ... [more]

Yellowbear loses lawsuit over using sweatlodge in prison

Jun 14, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  He was moved to the Wyoming Medium Security Prison in Torrington in January.

A federal judge has ruled against convicted baby-killer Andrew John ... [more]

Woman pleads guilty to carjacking case in state

Jun 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to carjacking a man in western Wyoming last year.
Jessica Fritts, 36, faces a 30-year prison sentence ... [more]

Trumpeter swans to be reintroduced outside Yellowstone Park waters

Jun 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  HELENA, Mont. -- With trumpeter swan populations struggling in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, wildlife officials plan to release five young trumpeter swans into ... [more]

Digest

Jun 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Guernsey State Park to reopen
CHEYENNE -- Part of Guernsey State Park will reopen in time for the weekend after a wildfire chased campers and visitors ... [more]

Star-spangled banner

Jun 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  A renewal of an annual message on Flag Day -- and some instructions

It's Flag Day in the United States.
Flying of the American flag is encouraged ... [more]

How you remember Dad

Jun 14, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  It may be more important than how he actually was

Just when I thought there was nothing I could say about Fathers Day that hadn't already been ... [more]

Obama denial of news leaks rings untrue

Jun 14, 2012 - By The Dallas Morning News Services:  President Barack Obama's Friday news conference will resonate for one statement, and, arguably, not the right one.
It's one thing to assert, "The private ... [more]

Gas price decrease came too late in Fremont County

Jun 14, 2012 - Kent Lever, Riverton:  Editor:
Well, out gasoline suppliers are at it again. All spring we heard how gas prices were coming down nationwide because oil prices were stable again, or ... [more]

Care runs more than skin deep for esthetician

Jun 14, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton resident Maggie Daubin, a clinical oncology esthetician, recently expanded her practice to serve both men and women who either have or are recovering ... [more]

Workshops available for female entrepreneurs

Jun 14, 2012 - By Debbie Gorski:  Question -- "Do you have any workshops available for women who want to start a business?"
-- Lynn, Pinedale
Answer -- Yes, we do. The ... [more]

Marven E. Cachelin

Jun 14, 2012 - Staff:  Marven E. Cachelin, 63, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at the Lander Regional Hospital following a battle with cancer.
Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Friday, ... [more]

Joshua Hurtado

Jun 14, 2012 - Staff:  Joshua Hurtado, 2, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the Lander Valley Medical Center.
Traditional American Indian funeral services are at noon Friday, June 15, ... [more]

John J. Robertson

Jun 14, 2012 - Staff:  John J. Robertson, 62, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Cremation has taken place and memorial services are at 2 p.m. ... [more]