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Grace Marie Anne Roskowske

Feb 22, 2012 - Staff:  Grace Marie Anne Roskowske, infant daughter of Katie Lynn O'Brien and Charles Armour Roskowske Jr. of Riverton, was stillborn Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at ... [more]

Eighty-three CWC students named to president's honor roll

Feb 22, 2012 - Staff:  Eighty-three Central Wyoming College students earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages during the fall 2011 semester and were named to on the president's honor ... [more]

UW swim coach Johnson MPSF Coach of the Year

Feb 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  WOODLAND, Calif. -- Wyoming head swimming and diving coach Tom Johnson was selected by his peers as the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Coach of the Year ... [more]

Sportsmanship -- the good, the bad, and the uncertain

Feb 21, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Station-to-station baseball.
It's what happens when a team gets a comfortable lead, the outcome of the game is not in doubt, and the leading team does its ... [more]

SSHS girls rout Lady Miners

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- A fast start Monday afternoon sparked St. Stephen's in the Class 1-A West regional girls basketball play-in game, lifting them a 80-43 victory over ... [more]

Eagles whip Farson in Monday 'pigtail' contest

Feb 21, 2012 - Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LANDER -- St. Stephen's finished Farson's season Monday afternoon by recording a 57-38 victory in a boys Class 1-A West regional basketball play-in game at Bob ... [more]

Lady Rams can't find way to regionals

Feb 21, 2012 - Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  LANDER -- Any hopes Dubois had for a girls regional tournament berth ended in a scoreless first half Monday. The Lady Rams fell behind Encampment 26-0 at ... [more]

Big competition on small wheels

Feb 21, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Tom Riggin used to be an avid dirt bike racer.
But about three years ago, the Colorado Springs, Colo., resident switched gears, trading in two wheels for four ... [more]

County pushes for speedy decision on election appeal

Feb 21, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  An attorney representing Fremont County government wants the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to render a decision in ongoing debate about commission ... [more]

Police say man killed in crash wore seat belt

Feb 21, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Highway Patrol said the Thermopolis man killed in a single-car crash Feb. 10 near Shoshoni was wearing his seat belt when the car rolled numerous ... [more]

Winter carnival organizers call event a success

Feb 21, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The 2012 Wild West Winter Carnival came to a close this weekend with the remote control car races at the Wind River Casino. The contest was sponsored by Hammer ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Feb 21, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:
For months now, anyone who went online to visit saw only a static message about the site being under reconstruction or ... [more]

All downhill from here

Feb 21, 2012 - By Richard Klein:  Last summer in June, a cousin and his wife arrived at the Jackson Hole airport, bound for a Yellowstone park adventure. My wife and I met them in Jackson that ... [more]

Troop leaders highly helpful to young scout

Feb 21, 2012 - Nathaniel Sauer Riverton:  Editor:
I am a Boy Scout working to pass an Eagle requirement for a merit badge. It requires writing a letter to the editor.
In this letter I would like to ... [more]

Scout letters brought back nice memory

Feb 21, 2012 - Dave Shane Riverton:  Editor:
I am getting a real kick out of reading the letters from the Eagle Scout candidates. It brings to mind the huge effort my cousin, who was practically ... [more]


Feb 21, 2012 - Staff:  DEATHS

Fort Washakie native Matilda A. Braman, 60, died of natural causes Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Pocatello, Idaho. Traditional Native ... [more]

Matilda A. Braman

Feb 21, 2012 - Staff:  Fort Washakie native Matilda A. Braman, 60, died of natural causes Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Pocatello, Idaho.
Traditional Native American teepee viewing ... [more]

Bernard T. McCoy

Feb 21, 2012 - Staff:  Funeral services for Bernard T. McCoy, 91, of Riverton, are at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton with the Rev. Father ... [more]

Sophia Jane Florence

Feb 21, 2012 - Staff:  Sophia Jane Florence, infant daughter of Hiliary Ann and Kristopher Steven Florence, was stillborn Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.
Cremation has taken place and ... [more]

Lady Wolverines improve, but fall to Green River

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines played one of their best games of the season Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym. The game was tied at 27-27 with just 6:00 to play, ... [more]

Riverton downs Green River 63-45

Feb 21, 2012 - Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Kole Stewart scored 15 points to lead Riverton to an important Class 4-A West win over Green River Tuesday night in Wolverine Gym.
Complete game stats, player ... [more]

Poor marks for county in data on well-being of kids

Feb 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  Fremont County ranked last among 15 Wyoming counties categorized for child well-being, making it the community most obviously in need of further sustained ... [more]

Only a drill: Police, students cooperate in training

Feb 20, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department Special Response Unit squelched a protest by students at CWC on Friday.
But just for fun -- and training.
Eight students from ... [more]

Judge binds over woman charged in infant's death

Feb 20, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Riverton Circuit Judge Wesley Roberts ruled that probable cause exists in the case against a Pavillion woman charged in the November death of her infant ... [more]

Tax break for ethanol passed by Wyo. Senate

Feb 20, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments on the fifth day of the Budget Session of the 2012 Wyoming Legislature:

ETHANOL TAX: The Senate for the third time passed a bill to ... [more]

William S. Eichler

Feb 20, 2012 - Staff:  William S. Eichler died at his home in Riverton on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, with his family by his side. He was 84
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, ... [more]

Lee O. Eagle

Feb 20, 2012 - Staff:  Lee O. "Oz" Eagle of rural Riverton died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 55.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, ... [more]

Georgine Lee

Feb 20, 2012 - Staff:  Funeral services for Georgine Lee of Riverton are at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton, with the Rev. Mark Thurman of the United ... [more]

Esther C. Allen

Feb 20, 2012 - Staff:  Fort Washakie native Esther C. Allen of Casper died in Casper on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. She was 80.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Davis ... [more]

County GOP caucuses happening this week

Feb 20, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Hey, Fremont County Republicans, it's time to get ready for the upcoming presidential election season.
As part of the caucuses happening at various locations ... [more]