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CWC receives labor grant

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College is one of three Wyoming community colleges sharing a $2.7 million Department of Labor grant to develop new and effective learning ... [more]

Archaeology meeting digs into history

May 13, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  Three students of Central Wyoming College archaeology instructor Todd Guenther will present their state-recognized papers at the Tuesday, May 15, meeting of ... [more]

Wyoming Honor Farm horses up for adoption

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton will host a wild horse adoption and gentling clinic on May 18-19.
The BLM and the Honor ... [more]

Boysen concerns focus of May 15 meeting

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources has rescheduled a meeting for this week in Shoshoni to discuss Boysen State Park operations.
The ... [more]

Take a hike with CWC's first outdoors writers class

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  A blind adventurer who has climbed the summit of the highest mountains on all seven continents is the keynote speaker for Central Wyoming College's first Wind ... [more]

The way it was: Drive-in movie screen, 1955

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  In the middle years of the 20th century, drive-in movie theaters were commonplace around the nation. Fremont County had three of them once upon a time -- the ... [more]

Neil W. Gose

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  Neil W. Gose died at Lander Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 10, 2012, with family at his bedside, after a long battle with Parkinson's and heart disease. He ... [more]

M. Juanita "Nita" Lamont

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  M. Juanita "Nita" Lamont, 88, died in the care of her family on Monday, May 7, 2012.
A family memorial service was held Thursday, May 10, in Denver, conducted ... [more]

Amanda J. (Lanier) Rodgers

May 13, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton native Amanda J. (Lanier) Rodgers died at her home in Cheyenne on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. She was 38 years old.
Funeral services were Saturday, May ... [more]

Four of five reviewers approve of state's wolf management plan

May 13, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  By Ben Neary
Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Four of the five scientists who reviewed Wyoming's proposed wolf management plan said they believe it's ... [more]

Meet the STOYs

May 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck, Publisher:  That's newspaper office shorthand for the 2012 Students of the Year
Through 30 years of our annual Student of the Week program, concluding for the ... [more]

Energy revenue will rebound because demand will be high

May 13, 2012 - By Jerry Humphries, Riverton:  Editor:
If I were Wyoming's energy industry, I wouldn't panic just yet. The alternatives to the proven sources of energy all sound kind of good, but they ... [more]

'Camelot' in School District 24

May 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  As retirement nears, I realize my happiest years in education were in Shoshoni.
The doors to a career open in a variety of ways.
We arrived in ... [more]

'Never worked a day' jabs are risky

May 13, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  To charge that your opponent does not know what it means to go to work every day can be dangerous to your own political health.
I learned this on May 3, ... [more]

Stephen R. Biando

May 11, 2012 - Staff:  Former Riverton, Wyoming & Worcester, Massachusetts
resident Stephen R. Biando died at home in Missoula, MT on Sunday, May 6th, 2012 after a long battle with ... [more]

Ashdown's hat trick sends Riverton to state soccer

May 11, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Senior striker Marcia Ashdown scored three first-half goals Thursday to lead the Riverton Lady Wolverines to a 3-1 first-round win over Rock Springs in the ... [more]

Lady Wolverine 4-A West 800-meter champ

May 11, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton sophomore ran a personal best time of 2:22.71, which is best mark posted in the event by a Wyoming high school athlete this season.Riverton ... [more]

RHS boys stamp state ticket with 1-0 win over Evanston

May 11, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  ROCK SPRINGS -- A small crack in Evanston's wall was all Kade Salisbury needed to slip the ball forward to Tristan White, Riverton's goal-scoring freshman, who ... [more]

Riverton opens Babe Ruth season

May 11, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rockies collected a marathon 21-16 victory vs. the Giants in the Riverton Babe Ruth League season opener Wednesday night.
The first pitch was tossed at ... [more]

Kids feed stomachs and brains at Books and Breakfast

May 11, 2012 - Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Donald Watt Jr. grasped the crayon with his hand and shaded in the pickle-shaped cartoon character in his coloring book.
Below the character was an ominous ... [more]

Huxtable to wed Rambo in August

May 11, 2012 - Staff:  Gary and Karen Huxtable of Riverton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle Huxtable to Skylar Rambo, son of Tom and Judy Rambo, also ... [more]

Obama's 'evolution'

May 11, 2012 - Steve Peck, Publisher:  His announcement favoring same-sex marriage is more pragmatic than radical
The national news media talkers and writers are full of discussion over the ... [more]

A girly-girl goes branding

May 11, 2012 - Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  t was a day of laughing, learning... and wincing
I am a city girl, and a girly-girl to the bone.
All I know about cows comes from the early years of ... [more]

I've been deserted by (wo)man's best friend

May 11, 2012 - Carolyn B. Tyler, Starr Writer:  I've been deserted. Deserted by (wo)man's best friend -- my dogs.
With three Boston Terriers, they operate as a pack, and apparently I am not the leader of ... [more]

New water tests show no problem near tailings site

May 11, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Tribal test results wrong, DOE says
The federal agency in charge of site cleanup and management of an area affected by uranium contamination near St. ... [more]

Digest

May 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Park County eyes added sales tax
POWELL (AP) -- The Park County Commission has endorsed placing a sales tax question on the county's November general ... [more]

Fire site being reclaimed, a seedling at a time

May 11, 2012 - The Associated Press:  PAHASKA (AP) -- At dawn, with the shadows long across Gunbarrel Creek, a crew of Oregon men scattered across the mountain slope to begin planting ... [more]

Nurse pinning significant for CWC chief

May 11, 2012 - Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Central Wyoming College president Jo Anne McFarland drew from personal experience when she spoke about the greatness of this year's nursing school graduates ... [more]

Another ruling says Riverton not reservation

May 11, 2012 - Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  This one involved a lawsuit filed against the Riverton Police Department.
A federal judge in Wyoming has ruled in support of previous determinations by ... [more]

RHS band posts top festival score during fun trip to Windy City

May 11, 2012 - Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Hot dogs, wind and a 19-hour train ride were some of the highlights for a group of Riverton High School band students who recently returned from a trip to ... [more]