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Riverton native joins the Wyoming Arts Council

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Michael Lange, a native of Riverton, has joined the Wyoming Arts Council staff as the new community development and arts specialist.
Lange began his love for ... [more]

Townsend, Bush to wed Sept. 15

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Mark and Terry Townsend are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Tracey Hannah Townsend to Devin Lee Bush, son of Dirk and Janice Bush, of ... [more]

Dvergsdal and Harker to marry

Sep 14, 2012 - Staff:  Royl Dvergsdal, of Dubois, and Cathy Schulz, of Cody, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Ann Dvergsdal to Jason Ryan Harker, of ... [more]

Arapahoe makes progress with PAWS scores

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County School District 38 community celebrated student achievement on the state's Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students with an open house ... [more]

For Boog, Robby and Cal Jr.

Sep 14, 2012 - Lew Diehl, Riverton:  It's September, and the Orioles have the lead

I have to write this column fast, while it's still relevant. Everything could change over the ... [more]

Jim Bridger, Esther Morris are happy in their new digs

Sep 14, 2012 - Lew Diehl, Riverton:  Editor:
Old Jim Bridger, Jed Smith, Sacajawea and Esther Morris, led by Father De Smet and others were probably singing and dancing their new digs Sept ... [more]

Who dunnit?

Sep 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Modern communication technology permanently has complicated the identification of crime victims

Ongoing issues related to how, when and whether ... [more]

Digest

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Education officials in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- U.S. Department of Education officials are in Wyoming as part of an annual bus tour across the country on ... [more]

Many apply to be oil/gas supervisor

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Thirty-six people have applied to be Wyoming's next state oil and gas supervisor.
The oil and gas supervisor oversees oil and gas development in the ... [more]

Jackson evac order lifted; Casper heats up

Sep 14, 2012 - From The Associated Press:  Jackson residents who've been packed and ready to flee from a wildfire this week are breathing a little easier.
Authorities lifted an evacuation advisory for ... [more]

Tribes now say they want Yellowstone bison on rez

Sep 14, 2012 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  The tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation have petitioned the state of Montana to give them a group of bison from Yellowstone National Park whose fate ... [more]

New CES facility expands recycling operations locally

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Employees and clients of Community Entry Services celebrated the completion of their new recycling center with an open house Thursday at the facility.
The new ... [more]

Cleanup from illegal trash won't be charged landfill fee

Sep 14, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker had expressed concerns on the matter.

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will not charge law ... [more]

Man shot to death at city apartment

Sep 14, 2012 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is investigating the death of Lucas Myhre, 27, of Riverton, who was pronounced dead Thursday evening at the scene of a shooting ... [more]

Green River win highlights Wolverine tennis week

Sep 14, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton's Andrea Souza swept Bri Rundell 6-2, 6-2 in the No. 1 singles girls position.

Riverton High School swept Green River on Tuesday afternoon ... [more]

Kirkegaard says he will be ready if called

Sep 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- If Colby Kirkegaard is called upon, he said he'll be ready.
And if he does, it will be the first start for the University of Wyoming junior backup ... [more]

Clifford has winning debut at Lander XC invitational

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Wilson Clifford is a perfect one for one.
The Wyoming Indian High School junior cross country runner won his first meet of the season Thursday at the Lander ... [more]

RHS trio paces girls to cross country win

Sep 14, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Olivia Thompson was second, Jillian C'Bearing third and Ainur Zhuldybeava seventh.

Olivia Thompson was not even close to full strength on Thursday ... [more]

Students get a taste of the sea

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Third-graders at Rendezvous Elementary School were inspired for their seascape watercolors by first tasting dried seaweed provided by art teacher Nancy ... [more]

RHS finners welcome seven to home pool

Sep 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Seven high school girls swim teams from across Wyoming, including two of the top Class 4-A schools, will descend on the Riverton Aquatic Center this Friday and ... [more]

Past star Hinman now on CWC rodeo staff

Sep 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Traci Hinman was a star rodeo athlete the last four years at Central Wyoming College. She played a vital role helping the Rustlers finish second in the nation ... [more]

Rustlers host season-opening rodeo

Sep 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It's the first rodeo in the head coaching career of new CWC leader Drew Schrock.

A new era begins this weekend for Central Wyoming College at the ... [more]

Winless Riverton out to get victory Friday night vs. Cody Broncs

Sep 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  One year ago, when the Riverton Wolverines were lining up for what would be their final home football game in Tonkin Stadium, the Cody Broncs were the ... [more]

Today

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Births
TIDZUMP

A daughter was born to Gladys St. Clair and Antoine Tidzump, of Fort Washakie, at 10:50 a.m. March 4, 2012, at Lander Regional ... [more]

Richard 'Big Rock' Shakespeare

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Richard "Big Rock" Shakespeare died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at his home. He was 83 years old.
Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 30, at Blue Sky Hall at ... [more]

Ronald Miller

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Ronald Miller, 57, of Cheyenne, died Dec. 23, 2011, in Wheatland.
Graveside memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mountain View Cemetery ... [more]

Ruby M. Bartholomew

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Ruby M. Bartholomew, of Hudson, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, in Mesquite, Nev. She was 86 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. ... [more]

Virginia Mary (Lee) Johnson

Sep 13, 2012 - Staff:  Virginia Mary (Lee) Johnson, of Lander, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at her home. She was 91 years old.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. ... [more]

Oil, gas official asks to ease hiring requirements for supervisor post

Sep 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- The interim state oil and gas supervisor says the qualifications for the post should be loosened.
Bob King told a state legislative committee on ... [more]

First Lady Carol Mead, mayor to attend CDS grand opening

Sep 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Child Development Services of Fremont County will celebrate the grand opening of its new Riverton building, 1205 E. Lincoln Ave., during a ribbon cutting ... [more]