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May 1, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  'Tis the season, already
Another summer-like week is in store for the Wind River Basin, if the weather forecasters have it right (which they almost ... [more]

Twenty years after the L.A. riots

May 1, 2012 - By Walter Cook:  A little over a year ago, I found myself vying with a colorful California character for an apartment in a seedy part of Hollywood.
The guy looked to be in his ... [more]

Is law banning court review on wolves legal?

May 1, 2012 - Lindy Hayes, Riverton:  Editor:
In the news it says Congress might pass a bill on wolf management that says the wolf plan can not be challenged in court. I have never heard of that ... [more]

Fillies dominate play over Lady Wolverines

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Natrona Fillies (8-3-1, 7-1-1 Class 4-A West) clinched the Class 4-A West regular season championship Monday night at Wolverine Field with an easy ... [more]

RHS boys soccer complete Casper sweep

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After a long goal kick from goalkeeper Logan Ridgway, Riverton's Tristan White beat the Casper Natrona defense and keeper with a nifty left-footed shot to the ... [more]

Silver medals for C'Bearing, Svilar at classic

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jillian C'Bearing and Hannah Svilar earned second-place finishes for Riverton High School in their events Monday afternoon at the Wyoming Track and Field ... [more]

Simpson wins pair of events

May 1, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Tanner Simpson can add two Wyoming Track and Field Classic titles to his high school resume.
Simpson crossed the finish line first in the 110-meter hurdles in ... [more]

Spring means sports end for senior athletes (and parents too)

May 1, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  You have probably heard the advice that some coaches give their teams during competition.
"Play this game like it's your last game ever," or "Leave it all on ... [more]

Pokes release final football depth chart

Apr 30, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Wyoming Cowboy football team concluded spring football drills on April 21, and the final depth chart of spring football was released on Monday. The depth ... [more]

Texas man gets five- to eight-year term for cousin's death

Apr 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  His crying making him difficult to understand during his sentencing for fatally shooting his cousin in the head last August, Erasmo Castillo said they came to ... [more]

Exhibits and advice: Citizens benefit from health expo

Apr 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Leaning back on a reclining chair fit for a summer's day outdoors, Sharon Ayers of Riverton was ready to test her blood circulation.
"I'm going to tell you ... [more]

County population up by 1.1 percent since 2010 census

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County's population grew by 456 in the year following the official U.S. Census.
The newest population estimate for the county by the U.S. Census ... [more]

Immigration unlikely to be hot state topic

Apr 29, 2012 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The immigration issue hasn't created much of a stir in Wyoming and probably won't, even if the Supreme Court upholds all or part of Arizona's ... [more]

County honors military children

Apr 29, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  With 1.7 million children in the United States having a parent or sibling serving in the armed forces, many are recognizing April as the month of the military ... [more]

Agency gives 'fair to good' fishing report

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Above average snowpack in most of Wyoming the past few years will continue to have a positive effect on state fisheries this summer and into the fall, ... [more]

Requiem influences spring showcase at CWC

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  John Rutter's "Requiem," a seven-movement work for choir, an instrumental ensemble and a soprano soloist, will be the feature at the annual Central Wyoming ... [more]

CWC students win at model U.N. program

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  A delegation from Central Wyoming College won top honors at the Wyoming Model United Nations held at the University of Wyoming on April 20-21.
Forensics ... [more]

Digest

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  CWC club's powwow is May 5
The annual Central Wyoming College Powwow, sponsored by the United Tribes Club, is set for Saturday, May 5, at school's ... [more]

BLM prepares tree-thinning project

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  The Bureau of Land Management's Lander Field Office is seeking public comments on a plan to conduct a limber pine and juniper thinning project on Crooks ... [more]

The way it was: Destructive Lander windstorm, 1996

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  No one who lives in Lander would use "windy" to describe the climate, but residents also know that spring always brings a couple of ferocious windstorms, as ... [more]

Kristopher A. Snyder

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Kristopher A. Snyder died Thursday, April 26, 2012, at his home in Riverton. He was 27.
Services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, at the Davis Funeral Home of ... [more]

Margaret L. Hixson

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Funeral services for Margaret L. "Peggy" Hixson, 72, of Pavillion, were at 1 p.m. Friday, April 13, at 105 W. Pavillion Road, Pavillion. Her six daughters gave ... [more]

Herbert J. Johnson

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Herbert J. "Bud" Johnson, 81, of Lander, died Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital.
No services will be held.
Herbert Joseph Johnson was ... [more]

Dean Knight

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Dean Knight, 75, who made his home in Jeffrey City and Riverton several times over the past 35 years, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, in Great Falls, Mont., ... [more]

Danny L. Baker

Apr 29, 2012 - Staff:  Danny L. Baker died Monday, April 23, 2012, at his home in Riverton.
He was 62 years old.
There will be no services.
Danny L. Baker was born Sept. 15, 1949, ... [more]

Fires, not floods

Apr 29, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Mother Nature is likely to present a different challenge this season

If it's not one thing it's another.
Fremont County is relieved, no doubt, to ... [more]

Who passes the Gerry Ford test?

Apr 29, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  It was rightly said of President Harry Truman that he liked being Harry Truman: He was comfortable being Harry Truman; he never thought about being anybody ... [more]

Student teaching at age 22

Apr 29, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Looking back with 20/20 hindsight garnered over a third of a century, it's easy to see the folly in the education curriculum offered by the University of ... [more]

Sales tax initiative an insult to constituents and consumer

Apr 29, 2012 - Tracy Mitchell, Crowheart:  Editor:
As the November election approaches, municipal leaders will be accosting voters to support a 25 percent sales tax increase for their share of ... [more]

Wolverines score twice early for 2-0 win over Kelly Walsh

Apr 29, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you happened to be just a minute late to Saturday's Riverton-Casper Kelly Walsh Class 4-A West boys soccer match, then you missed Riverton's first goal.
If ... [more]