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RHS soccer ladies tie rugged R.S. 2-2; Marcia Ashdown hurt

Mar 25, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines tied a very physical Rock Springs Lady Tiger team 2-2 in their Class 4-A West soccer conference opener on the artificial surface ... [more]

Dubois track meet produces state qualifiers

Mar 25, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a great meet if you had a date to the Dubois prom later Saturday evening.
Dubois hosted an "early bird" track meet on the Rams' six-lane oval Saturday ... [more]

Shut juvenile unit, suggest sheriff and county attorney

Mar 25, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Attorney Brian Varn and Sheriff Skip Hornecker are proposing a plan to close the Lander detention center's juvenile section to better utilize ... [more]

Trial set for woman on charges she caused son's death in '11

Mar 25, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  District Court Judge Marvin L. Tyler set a tentative Aug. 6 jury trial date for the Pavillion mom charged in the death of her son after the woman pleaded not ... [more]

Commission district changes pared to two options

Mar 25, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Commissioners have narrowed the proposed changes for the voting districts in their election process to a pair of plans that need public ... [more]

Mortimore Lane bridge replacement starts

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Preliminary work started March 19 on the $1.05 million bridge construction project on Mortimore Lane at the south edge of Lander, according to the Wyoming ... [more]

Digest

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Riverton chamber needs Easter help
The Riverton Chamber of Commerce is continuing to seek help to stage this year's Easter Egg Hunt happening on April 7 at ... [more]

When burning, check the forecast

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  The National Weather Service office in Riverton advises people to get the most up-to-date forecast before conducting agricultural burns.
The warning arrives ... [more]

Seminar reminds: Be bear aware

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Anyone who wants to know what to do if upon suddenly encountering a wolf or grizzly bear while hiking, a black bear entering camp looking for food or a ... [more]

Agency moves grizzly to habitat northeast of Dubois

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped an adult male grizzly bear on March 21 near Cody and relocated the animal to the Bear Creek drainage on the ... [more]

Lois L. Livingston

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Lois L. Livingston of Lander, died in her sleep Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. She was 92 years old.
Funeral services are at ... [more]

Caroletta M. Sinner

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Caroletta M. Sinner died Friday afternoon, March 23, 2012 at her home in Riverton. She was 78.
According to her wishes, cremation will take place and there ... [more]

Hubert T. 'Bud' Alley

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Hubert T. "Bud" Alley died at his home in Riverton on Thursday, March 22, 2012, with his wife by his side. He was 72 years old.
Graveside services are at 1 ... [more]

Karolyn Rowell

Mar 25, 2012 - Staff:  Former Riverton resident Karolyn Rowell, 57, died in Elko, Nev., on Friday, March 9, 2012, with family by her side. Services and inurnment will be at a later ... [more]

Snow King eligible for listing as National Historic Place

Mar 25, 2012 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON (AP) -- The cable used for the frst rope tow on Snow King was purchased from an oil drilling company in Casper and ran through a narrow cut in the ... [more]

Cowgirl tennis team down by Aztecs 5-2

Mar 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The 61st ranked Wyoming Tennis team (9-7 overall, 1-1 MW) closed out the weekend with a 5-2 loss against the San Diego State Aztecs, on Sunday morning, in San ... [more]

Cowboy Fischer ends outstanding UW swim career

Mar 25, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  Wyoming Cowboy senior swimmer Brandon Fischer's outstanding career came to a close on Saturday, at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Seattle, ... [more]

Cowboy football to host state-wide summer camps

Mar 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - This summer the Dave Christensen Football Camps presented by Infinity Power and Controls will be going on the road around the state of Wyoming. ... [more]

Cowgirls v-ball host spring tourney Saturday

Mar 23, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE - The Wyoming Cowgirl Volleyball Team will host and play in their first spring tournament on Saturday, March 24. The matches are scheduled to begin at ... [more]

Today

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
ALLEY

Hubert Alley, 22, of Riverton, died Thursday, March 22, at his home. Arrangements are pending through the Davis Funeral Home of ... [more]

Judith M. Taylor

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Judith M. Taylor, 79, of Riverton, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. ... [more]

Dalene M. Frye

Mar 23, 2012 - Staff:  Dalene M. Frye, 40, of Riverton, died Monday, March 19, 2012, in Casper.
Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Riverton Church of the ... [more]

Lady Wolverines gain first soccer victory, downing WHS 4-0 on road

Mar 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team notched its first win of the season Thursday on the road against Class 3-A Worland. The score was 4-0.
"It wasn't ... [more]

Just call me a basketball coach (for a day)

Mar 23, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  R Recreation coordinator Mary Axthelm asked me if I wanted to play on the local basketball team against the Harlem Ambassadors.
I told her I was slowly ... [more]

Poor early effort bites RHS boys in 3-1 loss to Worland

Mar 23, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It wasn't the 3-1 final score that bothered Riverton High School head boys soccer coach Erly Cornejo.
It was the first half lack of effort by his team that ... [more]

Riverton-Lander to play charity basketball game Saturday

Mar 23, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Lander and Riverton volunteer fire departments square off again Saturday night on the basketball court.
The second annual charity basketball game hosted ... [more]

Council tables zone review again; rate request draws fire

Mar 23, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  A group of Riverton residents is frustrated by the second postponement of a rezoning ordinance of the Fuechsel property near the Spencer subdivision in north ... [more]

Little beauties take the stage for state pageant

Mar 23, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Wearing a red and white Valentine's Day-themed party dress, 10-month-old Georgiana Miller grinned broadly for the judges as she walked across the stage with ... [more]

UW getting most of its construction wish list in new budget

Mar 23, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming will remain a beehive of construction after the state Legislature granted, and in some cases added to, most of UW's ... [more]

UW trustees consider tuition increase

Mar 23, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is considering tuition and fee increases over the next two years.
Under the plan the board is set ... [more]