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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]

Lander girls win state 3-A soccer opener 3-2; Cody awaits in semis

May 17, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  BIG HORN -- Allison Schimming scored the game-winning goal Thursday morning with two minutes left in regulation to lift Lander Valley High School edge Star ... [more]

RHS sends contenders to state track and field meet

May 16, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kole Stewart hasn't had a positive experience in his previous two Class 4-A state track and field appearances, but the Riverton High School senior wants to ... [more]

Both RHS boys and girls soccer teams open against Sheridan at Class 4-A state tournament

May 16, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  It's Riverton vs. Sheridan times two.
Both the Riverton High School boys and girls soccer teams will play their first-round matches against teams from ... [more]

County 1-A, 2-A schools ready for state track meet

May 16, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Distance runners, hurdlers and relays just about sum up Fremont County's Class 1-A and 2-A contingent at the state track championships in Casper this weekend. ... [more]

Wyoming guard Luke Martinez to speak at WIHS, St. Stephen's

May 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Wyoming men's basketball student-athlete Luke Martinez will speak at two schools on the Wind River Reservation about how Native Americans can succeed ... [more]

Filing opens Thursday for the Aug. 6 primary

May 16, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Primary election
- Filing opens May 17
- Filing closes June 1
- For federal and state offices, file with Wyoming Secretary of State
- For county ... [more]

On Shoshoni Day, town struts stuff

May 16, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Shoshoni may be one of Wyoming's smaller towns, but it can still draw a crowd.
On Saturday it attracted people from neighboring communities for its fourth ... [more]

Deputy, firefighter deliver baby at rural county home

May 16, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The duties of law enforcement officers and firefighters are not always about making arrests and putting out fires, as proved Wednesday morning when dispatch ... [more]

Oggs graduate ... times three

May 16, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The graduation May 5 at the University of Wyoming in Laramie was a triple celebration for the Ogg family of Riverton.
Christi Ogg and daughter Brandi, 32, ... [more]

Missing man located in South Dakota

May 16, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The Riverton man reported missing Friday has been found in another state.
Riverton police Capt. Eric Murphy said Michael James Hanway, 48, was located safe in ... [more]

Digest

May 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Court hears murder appeal
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the appeal of a Sheridan teenager convicted of murder in a ... [more]

State has second-worst workplace death rate

May 16, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming had the nation's second-highest rate of fatal workplace accidents in 2010 amid a post-recession rebound in oil and gas development, ... [more]

A sight to see

May 16, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Riverton's well-located facilities were bustling over the weekend

If the expanded Fremont County School District 25 "campus" along West Sunset Drive ... [more]

I hope there there's no pop quiz ...

May 16, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  I've often said that puns are my favorite form of humor, and lately some Internet friends have shared some really good ones, which I share with you here ... [more]