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Pokes finish spring drills with Saturday scrimmage

Apr 22, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  The Gold Team defeated the White Team by a score of 20-7 on Saturday in Wyoming's Annual Spring Game to bring to a close a month-long period of spring drills ... [more]

City to renew push to raise state beer tax

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness told elected county leaders April 12 that the Riverton City Council is renewing its efforts to get state lawmakers to support a ... [more]

Members air gripes to senior center's leaders

Apr 22, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Several senior citizens stayed after the Riverton Senior Citizens board of directors meeting April 17 to meet board member Jay Vincent with complaints that ... [more]

Rival air ambulances vow to serve patients first

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  A new air ambulance service company in Fremont County is honoring insurance policies from patients signed up with Casper-based competitor Wyoming ... [more]

On target: Shooting range up and running

Apr 22, 2012 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  The excitement in Talon Arnhold's eyes as he talked about getting to shoot his single-shot .22 rifle was evident, even through the 5-year-old's safety ... [more]

Heated Boysen meeting on hold

Apr 22, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources has postponed a meeting that had been scheduled for this week to discuss Boysen State Park ... [more]

CWC offers QuickBooks for contractors

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College, in partnership with ed2go, is launching a non-credit online course entitled "QuickBooks 2012 for Contractors."
Ed2go makes it easy to ... [more]

Togwotee construction ongoing

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Work is ongoing along the Rosie's Ridge section of Togwotee Trail on U.S. 26/287 between Dubois and Moran Junction, according to the Wyoming Department of ... [more]

Money Smart Week starts

Apr 22, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  As the 2011 tax season ends, the Riverton Branch Library is looking ahead and hoping to help people make the best financial choices for 2012 with its Money ... [more]

Get wings with CWC

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Central Wyoming College's Lander Center is offering courses in May for aviation enthusiasts.
Flying for Cockpit Companions is offered Saturday, May 12, from 8 ... [more]

Red Canyon construction starting this month

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  A Wyoming 28 highway improvement project is beginning this month south of Lander near the Red Canyon Overlook, according to the Wyoming Department of ... [more]

Harris Bridge Road closes due to culvert problems

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Fremont County transportation department superintendent Dave Pendleton reported last week the closure of Harris Bridge Road in the Pavillion area due to a ... [more]

Little Wind bridge work beginning

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation reported that improvements to the Little Wind River bridge near Fort Washakie on Highway 287 should start Monday, ... [more]

Michael Archambault

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Michael Archambault of Lander, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Las Vegas. He was 48.
Services were Saturday, April 7, at the LDS Stake Center in Las ... [more]

Clarence Leonard Parker

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Clarence Leonard Parker died at his home at the Owl Creek Apartments in Riverton on Sunday, April 15.
He was 82 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and no ... [more]

Marlene F. SunRhodes

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Marlene F. Sun-Rhodes of St. Stephen's died at Riverton Mem-orial Hospital Monday evening, April 16, 2012. She was 53 years old.
Funeral services are at 10 ... [more]

Iris LeClair

Apr 22, 2012 - Staff:  Iris LeClair, 86, of Fort Washakie, died Monday, March 26, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
Her cremated remains will be scattered in the Wind ... [more]

Grizzlies to keep 'threatened' tag until at least 2014

Apr 22, 2012 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park will keep their threatened status for at least the next two to three years, as ... [more]

RPD investigates fumes report on Hill Street

Apr 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Police Department is continuing to investigate the discovery of substances related to initial concerns about possible methamphetamine production ... [more]

Hill gets county girls Player of the Year nod

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Wyoming Indian girls were tall and young this season. Head coach Aleta Moss worked with her freshmen and sophomores throughout the year to improve their ... [more]

Three titles for C'Bearing at Lovell track invitational

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  In the biggest meet in recent history on the six-lane oval of the Bulldog Track in Lovell, the home-standing Lovell girls and the Powell boys took team ... [more]

Soundingsides boys Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Fremont County's 2012 Player of the Year is a familiar one to basketball fans across the Cowboy State. The number 3 comes to mind anytime someone mentions the ... [more]

Tiger girls 2-0 on big soccer trip

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander Valley High School clinched a No. 1 seed from the Class 3-A Southeast conference on Friday by knocking off Torrington 4-0 in Goshen County.
The Tigers ... [more]

Riverton girls grab conference soccer win over Rock Springs

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton High School continues its climb up the Class 4-A West girls soccer standings after blanking Rock Springs 3-0 on Friday night at Wolverine Field.
The ... [more]

After overtime loss Friday, LVHS boys salvage a split

Apr 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In front of its home fans, Torrington scored four unanswered goals to surprise Lander Valley High School 4-2 in overtime Friday night in a Class 3-A Southeast ... [more]

Ferris, Martin earn Coach of the Year honors

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Saturday night in early March at the Casper Events Center has become a familiar scene to Wyoming Indian boys basketball head coach Craig Ferris.
The Chiefs' ... [more]

Rural polling places

Apr 22, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  They are a good part of democracy, but they also need tender, loving care

Every couple of years the Fremont County Clerk's office buys a newspaper ... [more]

Bring some of the quarantined bison to the county

Apr 22, 2012 - Ronald Clyde, Lander:  Editor:
In Montana they are fighting about how many of the buffalo (I still call them that instead of bison) that were penned up in Yellowstone Park can be ... [more]

Political humor is a serious matter

Apr 22, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  Every presidential campaign expends enormous amounts of effort and energy to convince a skeptical press and, more importantly, interested voters that its ... [more]

In my career home stretch

Apr 22, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  My years of daily battles in the educational trenches are quickly coming to an end. In five short weeks I hit the magical rule of 85.
For those of you not ... [more]