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As legal battle continues, federal agency says tribe can use eagles

Mar 14, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued the Northern Arapaho Tribe a permit to take two eagles for religious ceremonies as litigation continued over the ... [more]

U.S. appeals court allows wolf hunts

Mar 14, 2012 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunts that have killed more than 500 ... [more]

Digest

Mar 14, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Man accused of supplying drugs
RAWLINS (AP) -- A Colorado man recently sentenced to prison on drug charges is accused of supplying a Rawlins cocaine ... [more]

Cartoons and controversy

Mar 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The "Doonesbury comic strip is generating controversy again. This week's series satirizes -- ferociously -- the newly legislated medical requirements in Texas ... [more]

Movie about Palin actually is 'flattering to her in many ways'

Mar 14, 2012 - Leah Hatten, Riverton:  Editor:
I don't know if this is all that important for everyone around here, but I wanted to comment on the HBO movie about Sarah Palin that was talked about ... [more]

Murderous rampage in Afghanistan threatening delicate U.S. mission

Mar 14, 2012 - By The Baltimore Sun:  The bloody mayhem allegedly committed by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan Sunday couldn't have come at a worse time. The killings, which left up to 16 Afghan ... [more]

Definitions that get to the point

Mar 14, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler:  Sometimes the easy words can be made easier.
Consider these definitions shared with me recently:
Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is ... [more]

Darlene F. Cooper

Mar 14, 2012 - Staff:  Darlene F. Cooper, 87, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the United Methodist ... [more]

Today

Mar 14, 2012 - Staff:  Births
FRIDAY

A daughter was born to Cathy Mink and Chado Friday, of Fort Washakie, at 1:59 p.m. Feb. 15, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ... [more]

New electronic health records effort gets good start in state

Mar 14, 2012 - Staff:  Encouraging the use of electronic health records by Wyoming healthcare providers is the goal of the Wyoming Department of Health's Medicaid Electronic Health ... [more]

April 13 deadline for UW's new sci camp

Mar 14, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming is among 20 sites nationwide selected to host an all-expenses-paid science camp offered to increase math and science interest among ... [more]

Webb named to Class 4-A All-State basketball team

Mar 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Wolverine junior Xavier Webb has been named to the Class 4-A all-state basketball team and is one of four Riverton girls and boys basketball players ... [more]

Lady Rustlers end season with nice Region IX run

Mar 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  CASPER -- Otero Junior College stopped the remarkable run by Central Wyoming College, winning 66-53 in a semifinal game Monday night in the Region IX women's ... [more]

Hoping one of the best ever likes Bronco orange

Mar 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  My fingers are crossed. My toes are crossed. The few hairs that I have left on my head are crossed. I don't want to lose $0. I want to end up winning $50.
And ... [more]

Late mistakes cost Rustlers in Region IX

Mar 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Curtis Condie used a rare zone defense vs. Northeastern Colorado on Saturday night in the opening round of the ... [more]

Pokes host ND State in CBI; honor Sailors Wednesday

Mar 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt sees nothing to be ashamed of by playing in the College Basketball Invitational tournament.
"There are ... [more]

Resident asks city to back upgrade to skate park

Mar 13, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton resident David Lain loves to skateboard, and he wants to use that love to improve the city.
Lain has been using the skate park since 2004, and on ... [more]

Two more murder suspects nabbed

Mar 13, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  Authorities on Monday night made two more arrests in connection with the arson and related homicides of Eric Clinton Likes and Elva Charlotte Quiver in Hudson ... [more]

Food fair backs the local market

Mar 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Organizers of Saturday's 2012 Local Food Fair at Central Wyoming College said the event was a success with more than 300 attendees browsing the products of ... [more]

County officials question $70,000 surgery for inmate

Mar 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County commissioners have expressed concern about taxpayers being responsible for a jail inmate getting gall bladder surgery at a cost of ... [more]

Hearings start on fed shale plan

Mar 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  SILT, Colo. (AP) -- The federal government held the first of several public meetings on plans for oil shale development on public lands that would keep activity ... [more]

Hot Springs County moves forward on plan for airport

Mar 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  (AP) -- Hot Springs County commissioners have signed a memorandum of agreement over land to build a new airport.
The general aviation airport, which would be ... [more]

Digest

Mar 13, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Firemen make more than chiefs
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Overtime pay pushed the income of two Cheyenne firefighters above the mayor, fire chief and police chief last ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Mar 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Breezy, sunny, warm March weather is here in force. The weekend weather was superb, and it is carrying over into the new week.
Spring is, officially, still a ... [more]

'Camelot' on CWC stage led to flood of memories

Mar 13, 2012 - Jean Kenwitter, Riverton:  Editor:
I so enjoyed the recent production of "Camelot" by the Central Wyoming College theater department, which I understand included many community ... [more]

Santorum maps out a miracle

Mar 13, 2012 - By Darlene Superville, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- A political tip sheet for the rest of us outside the Washington Beltway:

SANTORUM'S YELLOW BRICK ROAD. Rick Santorum says his road to ... [more]

Rachel O. Ratliff

Mar 13, 2012 - Staff:  Rachel O. Ratliff, 83, died Saturday, March 10, 2012, at her home in Riverton.
Memorial services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Davis Funeral Home ... [more]

Mary C. Warenski

Mar 13, 2012 - Staff:  Memorial services for Mary C. Warenski, 75, of Riverton, are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Pastor Ian McFarland of the ... [more]

Georgia A. Scott

Mar 13, 2012 - Staff:  Memorial services for Georgia A. Scott, 82, were Tuesday, March 13, at the Owl Creek Apartments in Riverton.
Mrs. Scott died Friday, March 9, 2012.
Georgia ... [more]

Today

Mar 13, 2012 - Staff:  BIRTHS
SEABOLT

A son was born to Michelle and Richard Seabolt, of Riverton, at 10:19 a.m. Feb. 27, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ... [more]