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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]

Today

Jun 14, 2012 - Staff:  Births
WOOD

A daughter was born to Cassandra and Ryan Wood, of Riverton, at 10:19 a.m. April 24, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 ... [more]

Big fires kindle forest restoration debate

Jun 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- As firefighters battle blazes in New Mexico and Colorado that have forced evacuations and destroyed hundreds of structures, the U.S. ... [more]

Soundingsides gets 15 points in all-star series against Montana team

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The thought of his sister's death almost stopped John Soundingsides from playing in the Wyoming-Montana basketball series.
Diana Soundingsides was killed May ... [more]

Raiders pummeled by Casper Oilers

Jun 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton is 6-6 on the American Legion baseball season.

Casper powered its way to a 21-0 American Legion victory over the Riverton Raiders Tuesday ... [more]

Few takers yet on cistern offer near Pavillion

Jun 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  About two weeks after state officials explained to roughly 50 people an offer to install taxpayer-funded cisterns at households with poor water quality several ... [more]

A better life through art

Jun 13, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  College and CES join forces in gallery show

Nancy Croston loves green.
She loves the color so much she tries to use it in every one of her ... [more]

Projects set as WyDOT keeps eye on future funding cuts

Jun 13, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  As concerns rise about state funding cutbacks that could affect road maintenance and repairs, the Wyoming Department of Transportation lists numerous projects ... [more]

Coroner IDs toddler found in North Fork

Jun 13, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan has released the name of a 2-year-old boy whose body was found Monday evening in the North Fork River between Lander and ... [more]

Group to poll Beartooth Highway travelers

Jun 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CODY -- People driving along the famous Beartooth Highway along the Montana-Wyoming state line will be asked to stop and take a survey this summer.
The group ... [more]

Wildfire smoke smudges skies above capital

Jun 13, 2012 - By Dan Elliott, The Associated Press:  LOVELAND, Colo. -- Smoke from a massive wildfire in northern Colorado was blowing into southeast Wyoming and smudging the skies above Cheyenne on ... [more]

Digest

Jun 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Body recovered from reservoir
ROCK SPRINGS -- Sheriff's officials say a recovery team has retrieved what is believed to be the remains of a man who ... [more]

Horses for meat

Jun 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Reasonable people make the case for a plant in Wyoming, but the barriers are many

Once upon a time in American history, eating horsemeat wasn't a ... [more]

I have finally decided that my name is OK

Jun 13, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  It has taken 77 years, but I have finally decided that I like my name.
To begin with, I always wanted a nickname. The name "Carolyn" doesn't lend itself to a ... [more]

Awareness of elder abuse an important issue

Jun 13, 2012 - Kelly Wicks, Riverton:  Editor:
It's an unfortunate fact that elder abuse is a growing problem due to the increasing population of elderly individuals who require the assistance of ... [more]

Vivian F. Huff

Jun 13, 2012 - Staff:  Vivian F. Huff, 94, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at her home in Lander where she lived with her husband, son and daughter-in-law.
Graveside services and burial ... [more]

Marven E. Cachelin

Jun 13, 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]

Today

Jun 13, 2012 - Staff:  Births
APODACA

A daughter was born to Nanette Perry and Anthony Apodaca, of Lander, at 12:32 a.m. May 10, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ... [more]

Assault, police chase under investigation

Jun 13, 2012 - Staff:  An alleged assault on East Monroe Avenue in May remains under investigation.
Douglas Lemley, 28, of Riverton, was arrested for a Fremont County warrant for ... [more]