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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]

Archaeology group considers 'The Power of Place'

Feb 20, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler Staff Writer:  Lander rancher Dave Raynolds and Central Wyoming College geology professor Suki Smaglik will combine forces to present the February program on "The Power of ... [more]

WIHS bests WRHS to end regular season

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- The Wind River High School parking lot was closed three hours before tipoff. Fans who endured the standing-room only conditions in the fully packed ... [more]

Tigers second at West 3-A mat regional

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  LANDER -- Lander Valley High School senior heavyweight Jordan Hanson returned to the Tiger lineup after a two-week absence with an injured foot and won the ... [more]

RHS wrestlers get four West 4-A titles, claim third

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  Four Riverton High School wrestlers captured championships Saturday at the Class 4-A West wrestling regional tournament in Evanston to help put the Wolverines ... [more]

Wolverines get late spark to beat Kelly Walsh 54-50

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- It took some time, almost three and a half quarters in fact, but the Riverton Wolverines got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon in ... [more]

Minus Simpson, Tiger boys go 1-1

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  A split in Park County on Friday and Saturday was recorded by the Lander Valley High School boys basketball squad.
The Tigers opened the trip Friday night by ... [more]

Lady Chiefs wallop Wind River

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- One of the climatic scenes in the high school football movie "Remember the Titans" comes late in the state semifinals when assistant coach Yost ... [more]

Rams secure third tourney seed with easy victory

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker Sports Writer:  The Dubois Rams locked up the third seed out of the Class 1-A Northwest with a doubling-up of Meeteetse 64-32 Friday night at home.
The win moves the Rams ... [more]

County gets three runner-up finishes at 2-A wrestling

Feb 20, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets Sports Editor:  SHOSHONI -- Three Fremont County wrestlers finished second on Saturday at the Class 2-A West regional tournament at Shoshoni High School.
The Dubois tandem of ... [more]

RHS girls get good looks but fall to Kelly Walsh

Feb 20, 2012 - By Craig Blumenshine Staff Writer:  RIVERTON -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines managed only four field goals and shot just 10 percent from the field in a 49-17 Saturday home loss to the Casper Kelly ... [more]

The presidents

Feb 20, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Monday brings Presidents Day, a federal holiday built roughly around the February birthdays of Washington and Lincoln, whose birthdays (Feb. 22 and Feb. 9) ... [more]

Cost on trash disposal is a 'royal pain in the neck'

Feb 20, 2012 - Bill Jacobs Missouri Valley:  Editor:
I wish the Fremont County Commissioners could explain the rationale for the waste disposal fee structure at locations where we have paid to have ... [more]

Computers overdone in school

Feb 20, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  My career as a professional educator began on a hot summer morning in early August 1980 as a Lusk assistant football coach. The Tigers began practice at 6 ... [more]

When Kevin White almost hit it big

Feb 20, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  At the 1972 Democratic convention that nominated Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota for president, McGovern's choice of a running mate was postponed until ... [more]

House kills bill to expand tribal police authority

Feb 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  Wyoming House lawmakers on Thursday failed to approve the introduction of a bill that would have expanded law enforcement authority of tribal police officers ... [more]

Plea deal reached in charges tied to cyclist death last year

Feb 17, 2012 - By Martin Reed Staff Writer:  A Lander man accused of killing a bicyclist on South Federal Boulevard while driving under the influence last August pleaded no contest to a felony in the case ... [more]

District 25 ups sub pay, standards

Feb 17, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler Staff Writer:  A new three-tier program, designed to ensure high-quality substitutes in the classrooms, will be implemented in Fremont County School District 25 on March ... [more]