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Leslie C. Wolfe

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Fremont County native Leslie C. Wolfe died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, in Carson City, Nev. She was 81 years old.
He grew up in the Midvale area and graduated ... [more]

Saying it

Feb 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  There's just a day between us and Valentine's Day 2012. Feb. 14 is the day we set aside this year for the consideration and demonstration of love. It's one of ... [more]

Still dispensing unvarnished truth

Feb 13, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  The South Carolina primary has come and gone, and I'm glad I was there for it. It gave me the chance to tap into the fresh wisdom of an authentic American ... [more]

Finding the magic places

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  It's been gone for over a quarter century, but it still lives on in my memory. There was a small section of fence behind my grandparent's house bordered by the ... [more]

Bill in Congress shows all the compassion for Mr. Scrooge

Feb 13, 2012 - Mike Lieberman Riverton:  Editor:
The belief that the difference between the two major parties is one of fiscal conservatism as opposed to tax and spend is far from reality. There are ... [more]

Kelly Walsh wins regional swim; Wolverines finish in third

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Casper Kelly Walsh High School, under the leadership conference coach of the year Dean Hawks, outscored Gillette by 32 points to run away with the Class 4-A ... [more]

Tigers lose tight wrestling dual to cross-county Wolverines

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High seniors Dalton Marrow and Brodie Schneider picked up individual wrestling wins for the final time against Riverton on Thursday, but it ... [more]

Lander girls rout Jackson after loss to Star Valley

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School finished its girls basketball home schedule for the season by pounding Jackson 63-42 Saturday afternoon at Bob Carey Memorial ... [more]

Two close calls for LVHS

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  The scoring tandem of Tanner Simpson and Lucas Watkins propelled Lander Valley High School to Class 3-A West boys basketball victories over Jackson on Saturday ... [more]

Conference split for Cougar girls

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Wind River's girlss plit games with Class 2-A Southwest opponents Big Piney and Kemmerer at home this weekend.
The Cougars came from behind Friday night to ... [more]

Cougs cruise in 52-36 win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Fast or slow, the outcome was the same Friday night in Pavillion, as Wind River remained atop the Class 2-A Southwest with a 52-36 win over Big Piney. Add ... [more]

Cowboys fall 48-38 in Pit

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  The University of Wyoming men's basketball team held New Mexico to a season-low 19 points in the first half, but Lobos outscored the Cowboys by 14 in the ... [more]

Defense gives Riverton big road win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team held the Rock Springs Tigers to 22 fewer points than when they played earlier this year and cruised to a 58-38 win ... [more]

Shoshoni girls roll over Thermopolis

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  In a preview of a possible regional tournament game, the Shoshoni Wranglers took every punch the Thermopolis Bobcats could throw and endured a brutal 50-37 win ... [more]

Dubois takes cross-county win over Shoshoni

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  Dubois made it a sweep of longtime Fremont County rival Shoshoni in inter-class action Friday night in Shoshoni. The Class 1-A Rams came from 12 down in the ... [more]

Riverton girls start well but can't stay with R.S.

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  The Rock Springs Lady Tigers scored the final 14 points of the second quarter and were off an running to a 64-26 win over the Riverton Lady Wolverines Saturday ... [more]

Lady Rustlers stay close but fall to Sheridan 68-65

Feb 13, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  Four players accounted for 88 of the points scored Saturday night at Rustler Gym, but it was the inside play of Sheridan's Laura Pelse of Latvia and Fallon ... [more]

CWC men shot down in late going by Sheridan

Feb 13, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Sheridan College shocked Central Wyoming College Saturday, outscoring the home squad 18-2 in the final few minutes for 76-69 Region IX North men's basketball ... [more]

Chiefs roll to 44-point win

Feb 13, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Staff Writer:  If it had been a horserace the Kemmerer Rangers would have got stuck in the starting gate.
Wyoming Indian High School walloped the Rangers 102-58 at home ... [more]

Musical 'Camelot' coming to CWC;thanks to the work of many

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  The audience watching the Central Wyoming College production of Camelot will see a big cast that rehearsed for weeks, yet the show's overall success has a lot ... [more]

Da Vinci on tour coming to Lander

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  The Fremont County Library in Lander will present four showings of a televised tour and lecture on the acclaimed collection of paintings of Leonardo da Vinci ... [more]

Training focuses on suicide prevention

Feb 13, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Last year, there were 14 suicides in Fremont County -- three of which were youth.
The county coroner said it was a "notable spike" compared to only six in ... [more]

This mature performance is a drag

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Kinsey Sicks, a "drag a cappella beautyshop quartet" performs at Central Wyoming College's Little Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
The unique group ... [more]

State emphasizes good heart health

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  The lifestyle choices people make everyday can help or hurt their heart's ability to do its job effectively, Wyoming's state health officer ... [more]

Legal Aid of Wyoming offers free tax help

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Legal Aid of Wyoming in Lander is offering free tax preparation assistance to qualifying participants through April.
The group will be at the Riverton Branch ... [more]

RHS wrestlers nip Lander

Feb 10, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Riverton High School junior Dawson Steeds silenced the vocal wrestling crowd Thursday night at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse in Lander when he pinned Lander ... [more]

Wolverines on road for Saturday's games with Rock Springs

Feb 10, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  It seems like the third quarter is ready to begin. The Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams have played their pre-season and first round of ... [more]


Feb 10, 2012 - Staff:  ALLEN
Travis B. Allen, 37, of Riverton, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Arrangements are pending through the Davis ... [more]

Emergency calls

Feb 10, 2012 - Staff:  In Riverton police reports from Thursday to Friday morning:
- Kenneth Crawford, 20, of Riverton, was arrested for toxic substance use (huffing air duster). ... [more]

On the ballot

Feb 10, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  There hasn't been a formal vote of authorization yet, but every indication points to the Fremont County Commission's willingness to permit voters to decide ... [more]