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Flaming Gorge pipeline plan rejected again by regulators

May 18, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A federal agency for the second time has denied a permit requested by a Colorado businessman who wants to build a 500-mile pipeline to carry water ... [more]

Useful tips for some routine tasks

May 18, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  An Internet friend recently shared some useful tips for everyday tasks, as follows:
- Before you pour sticky substances into a measuring cup, fill with hot ... [more]

Obama will tell G8 growth only real answer to the European c

May 18, 2012 - By Lesley Clark. McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- U.S. presidents have long sought relief from battles inside the Beltway and have entertained visiting heads of state at Camp David, the ... [more]

Wells Fargo awards grant to Habitat

May 18, 2012 - Staff:  Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has awarded a grant to Habitat for Humanity, Wind River County for $15,000. The funds will be used for constructing Habitat for ... [more]

Riverton Regional Airport employee retires

May 18, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  A City of Riverton employee was recognized for his work at the Riverton Regional Airport. George Wright retired as an airport operator after working from Sept. ... [more]

Achievers

May 18, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Built Ford Tough prize awarded to Pingetzer
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jessica Pingetzer, a 2012 graduate of Shoshoni High School FFA, has been awarded a $1,000 ... [more]

Esther Brodrick Brumage

May 18, 2012 - Staff:  Esther Brodrick Brumage, 93, died of natural causes Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the Powell Valley Care Center. She was the mother of the late Gary Brodrick of ... [more]

Today

May 18, 2012 - Staff:  Births
PIQUETTE

A son was born to Kathryn and Evan Piquette, of Riverton, at 8:22 a.m. May 3, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ... [more]

Pope praises U.S. efforts to welcome immigrants

May 18, 2012 - The Associated Press:  VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI has praised the "great generosity" of American Catholics in welcoming new immigrants and backed the commitment of bishops in ... [more]

Ag business of the year

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  Brown Company owner Trevor Becken, left, received the ag business of the year award from University of Wyoming extension agent Ron Cunningham at the Fremont ... [more]

State track and field meet underway in Casper

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County girls scored points on day one of the Wyoming state high school track and field meet Thursday in Casper. Above, Jillian C'Bearing of ... [more]

Trash transfer station hours slashed; Atlantic City protests heard

May 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Most trash transfer stations around Fremont County will have vastly decreased hours starting June 1 after the solid waste board on Monday night voted to ... [more]

Probation for ex-teacher on sex charges

May 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County prosecutor Patrick LeBrun delivered a message in court on Thursday morning to supporters of former Riverton High School teacher Sean Coby ... [more]

In funding plea, detox center boss recalls previous era

May 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center director Lisa Amos asked the Riverton City Council to imagine the city as it was before the crisis center opened 12 years ... [more]

Races take shape on first day of candidate filing

May 17, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The filing period for elected offices appearing on the August primary ballot opened Thursday and already there are two races that include an incumbent and ... [more]

Good winter ski numbers at Jackson resorts

May 17, 2012 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Unlike many other ski resort areas in the Rocky Mountain West, Wyoming's premier ski area of Jackson Hole enjoyed better snow conditions, which ... [more]

Report raises concern about security at Wyoming Capitol

May 17, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A security assessment of the State Capitol building in Cheyenne questions the state's ability to respond to or prevent a violent ... [more]

Man caught in Wyoming pleads guilty in Michigan bank heist

May 17, 2012 - The Associated Press:  MARQUETTE, Mich. -- A man arrested in Wyoming after authorities say he robbed a bank in Michigan's Upper Peninsula while his wife and 2-year-old daughter sat ... [more]

Digest

May 17, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Citations at Jackson rallies
JACKSON -- Authorities in Jackson say one citation for careless driving and two citations for destruction of property ... [more]

Know your district

May 17, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Election boundaries have changed this year, so learn what's what

The filing period for the Aug. 21 primary election has begun, and prospective ... [more]

JPMorgan tumult could be a sign of things to come

May 17, 2012 - By The St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Had the nation been more engrossed in what President Bill Clinton was doing with the financial industry in the mid-1990s and less in what he was doing with ... [more]

The kids are moving -- again

May 17, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  Yes, I know Mothers Day is past. But this isn't your typical Mothers Day story. Yet one way or another, it does involve adults and children.
First, Jessie ... [more]

Business and personal donors make Search and Rescue go

May 17, 2012 - The Volunteers of Fremont County Search and Rescue, Riverton:  Editor:
The Riverton Division of Fremont County Search and Rescue would like to express appreciation for the individuals and businesses that have generously ... [more]

Public invited to attend Fremont Co. cattle tour

May 17, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Angus Association's annual tour of Angus operations is happening this weekend in Fremont County.
Shoshoni area rancher Bob Pingetzer is serving ... [more]

Friends team up to build mobile chicken processor

May 17, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Birds of a feather flock together. Riverton friends Kathleen O'Leary and Steve Doyle have created a mobile poultry processor in hopes of having the community ... [more]

Local NAPA store earns recognition

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  NAPA Auto Parts Riverton has earned NAPA "Five Star Status" recognition for 2011, for the second consecutive year the local store has been honored and ... [more]

Donald E. Jacobs

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  A celebration of life service for Donald E. Jacobs, 86, a longtime resident of Lander, is at 4 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Chapel of Mount Hope, Hudson's ... [more]

John H. Federer III

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  John H. Federer III, 64, general contractor and longtime resident of the Lander area, died Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his home, after a short battle with ... [more]

Today

May 17, 2012 - Staff:  Deaths
ADDISON

Former Riverton resident Arline N. (Stoner) Addison, 79, died from lung cancer Saturday, May 12, at her home in Wheatland. Cremation ... [more]

Thomas wins local qualifier

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  P.J. Thomas of Riverton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round on Wednesday at the Riverton County Club.
The 2010 Riverton High School graduate finished ... [more]