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Deaths

Feb 14, 2012 - Staff:  ALLEN
Fort Washakie native Esther C. Allen, 80, of Casper, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in Casper. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the ... [more]

Emergency calls

Feb 14, 2012 - Staff:  In Riverton police reports from Friday to Tuesday morning:
- Alfred Platt, 48, of Riverton, was arrested for probation violation at 2:41 p.m. on Friday in the ... [more]

Bryan J. Dearman

Feb 14, 2012 - Staff:  Bryan J. Dearman, 29, of Shoshoni, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the First Assembly of God Church in ... [more]

Rodney H. 'Doc' Holliday

Feb 14, 2012 - Staff:  Rodney H. "Doc" Holliday, 59, of rural Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Davis ... [more]

Just for girls

Feb 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  At a whopping 7 and-a-half years old and sporting pigtails, Violyn Baldeagle launched a waist-level kick while sporting her baby-blue pajama bottoms with ... [more]

Legislature a 'go' Monday: All eyes on revenue, says Bebout

Feb 13, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  State Sen. Eli Bebout of Riverton knows the state's two-year budget will be the focus of the Wyoming Legislature session starting Monday, but other schools and ... [more]

January's temperatures far warmer than typical

Feb 13, 2012 - By Christina George Staff Writer:  Although the month of January in Riverton lacked frigid temperatures and bleak snowfall, weather officials say it's the conditions in the mountain range that ... [more]

Victim identified in Friday's fatal rollover near Shoshoni

Feb 13, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan has identified the driver who died in a vehicle rollover near Shoshoni on Friday morning.
The victim was Henry Gomendi of ... [more]

Rebecca A. Warren

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Rebecca A. Warren of Riverton died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012. She was 47.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church with ... [more]

Edith (Fox) Fessler

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Edith (Fox) Fessler, 77, of Lander, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Lander Regional Hospital.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Edith Fox ... [more]

Linda J. Reynolds

Feb 13, 2012 - Staff:  Linda J. Reynolds of Hudson died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. She was 64.
Memorial services are at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the VFW Hall in Riverton.
Linda Jean ... [more]

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]