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Terry C. Coulston

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Terry C. "Cadillac" Coulston died at Lander Regional Hospital on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. He was 40 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, ... [more]

Tim Ervin ends 36-year coaching career at Shoshoni

Jun 3, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Gerald Ford was president when Tim Ervin first walked into the halls of Shoshoni High School. The English teacher and coach arrived in Shoshoni in the fall of ... [more]

Brian Tucker in as AD in Shoshoni

Jun 3, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  He may be the youngest high school activities director in Wyoming. At age 25, Brian Tucker has been appointed to replace Travis Draper as the new AD at ... [more]

Simpson named Mower winner

Jun 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson keeps on winning postseason awards.
The 2012 Lander Valley High School graduate won the annual Wilford Mower Award last month at the Class 3-A ... [more]

Area Babe Ruth teams battle

Jun 3, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Rawlins swept Riverton and Lander during games at the Riverton Babe Ruth Park Friday and Saturday.

Riverton belted the baseball around the park ... [more]

The way it was: Mine train 1966

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Everything still had the shine of the new on it in 1966 at U.S. Steel's Atlantic city Iron Ore Mine south west of Lander near South Pass, including these Union ... [more]

Ten graduate from Dubois High School

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  With the ceremony behind them, Dubois High School's Class of 2012 members moved their tassels to the opposite ... [more]

Wind River graduates 40 students

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff:  Graduation ceremonies for the Wind River High School Class of 2012 were May 27 in ... [more]

The primary field

Jun 3, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Candidates, consider the political option of not sounding like everybody else

The first of Fremont County's 2012 election ballots is set. The filing ... [more]

If transfer stations are cut, ravens and rodents will do

Jun 3, 2012 - Marjane Ambler and Terry Wehrman, Atlantic City:  Editor:
Open letter to the Fremont County Solid Waste District:
Recently you made the decision to close the transfer station in Atlantic City all but 2-3 ... [more]

Yes, VP choices do matter in elections

Jun 3, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  One of the fun things about my job is that I get to ask questions of semi-famous public people.
Of course, these semi-famous people do not have to answer my ... [more]

Still shooting for 205 pounds

Jun 3, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  These days, however, I'm trying to get down to it, not up.

It has become one of my standard lines when people start talking about dieting, losing ... [more]

Riverton U14 soccer team grabs second place

Jun 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton played to a second-place finish in the U14 boys soccer division on Monday at the state tournament at the Big Horn Equestrian Center.
Cody blanked the ... [more]

State offers water cisterns to residents near Pavillion

Jun 1, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  State government officials on Thursday night in Pavillion offered two choices to residents living east of Pavillion affected by poor quality drinking water ... [more]

Condie attracts height to new CWC recruiting class

Jun 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Three more players have been added to the 2012-13 Central Wyoming College men's basketball roster.
Coach Curtis Condie said Ryan Thomas (6-foot-8, Riverton, ... [more]

Bauman running for Ward 3 city council seat held by Baker

Jun 1, 2012 - By Christina George and Martin Reed, Staff Writers:  Former Riverton municipal director of community development Larry Bauman on Friday morning announced his bid for the City Council's Ward 3 seat, creating a ... [more]

Anderson hears nine felony counts Thursday in court appearance

Jun 1, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A judge on Thursday set bond at $250,000 cash for the former bookkeeper of Star-Tech Inc. and Precision Analysis who is facing nine felonies alleging ... [more]

Wadda, state tribal liaison, killed in wreck

Jun 1, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Eddie Wadda, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's liaison to Gov. Matt Mead's office, died in a car crash sometime Thursday night or early Friday morning, his sister ... [more]

Albany County commissioner enters Senate race as Dem

Jun 1, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Democratic Albany County Commissioner Tim Chesnut says he will run for the U.S. Senate.
The 47-year-old Laramie resident admitted his chances of ... [more]

Legislators examine Medicaid for possible budget savings

Jun 1, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Wyoming lawmakers are examining high-cost portions of the state's Medicaid budget as they try to curb the growth of the entitlement program.
Wyoming ... [more]

Digest

Jun 1, 2012 - The Associated Press:  G&F tranquilizes black bear
SHERIDAN -- Employees of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department tranquilized a black bear after it turned up near a car ... [more]

Outdoor rec supports 10 percent of jobs in Park County

Jun 1, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CODY -- A study says fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and similar activities support about 10 percent of the jobs in Park County.
The report from Sportsmen ... [more]

Problem drinkers

Jun 1, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  New improvement campaign follows several that have come before

Riverton's police chief, along with other local leaders, wants to spearhead a new ... [more]

It's the light of the strawberry moon

Jun 1, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  The full moon which rises next Monday, June 4, is known as the "Full Strawberry Moon."
The Old Farmer's Almanac says it got its name because of Algonquin ... [more]

Verdict on Edwards is clear even without a conviction

Jun 1, 2012 - By The Chicago Tribune:  If jurors had been asked to decide whether John Edwards was a cheating lowlife, it would have taken them 10 minutes. He fathered a child with a former campaign ... [more]

Small faction responsible for negativity at senior center

Jun 1, 2012 - Dee Reed, Riverton:  Editor:
In regard to our Riverton Senior Citizens Center, I feel it is time to air some positive comments in rebuttal for the recent negative comments made by ... [more]

Teen mechanics place second in skills contest

Jun 1, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  When friends and classmates Carl Booth and Matt Johnson get together, they bond over Russian accents and an appreciation of cars. That appreciation led to ... [more]

University of Wyoming students win 'Future of Energy' Scholarships

Jun 1, 2012 - Staff:  Two University of Wyoming students studying energy resource management and development are recipients of the York Future of Energy Scholarship at the ... [more]

Achievers

Jun 1, 2012 - Staff:  Twenty-eight county UW students named to president's honor roll
The University of Wyoming lists 28 students from Fremont County on the 2012 spring ... [more]

Irene J. Baker

Jun 1, 2012 - Staff:  Irene J. Baker, 85, of Pavillion, died Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Gorman ... [more]