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Spratt cousins, Nicholls shine at state HS rodeo

Jun 26, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Three high school rodeo state titles were won by Fremont County athletes on Sunday in Douglas.
Coralee Spratt of Shoshoni ... [more]

Miller first Wyo. athlete named MW Scholar-Athlete of the Yr

Jun 26, 2012 - UW Sports Information:  LARAMIE, Wyo. - Former Wyoming cross country/track and field student-athlete Greg Miller was named Tuesday as the 2011-12 Mountain West Male Scholar-Athlete of ... [more]

Triathlons coming up in Riverton and Lander

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  For the second consecutive year, sprint triathlons are planned in both Lander and Riverton this summer.
Both share common goals of getting people moving to ... [more]

Lander, Riverton HS runners take 5k races at Lander Brain Drain

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Kade Simonson has a goal of a Class 3-A boys state cross country individual championship in the fall.
The Lander Valley High School senior used the 13th ... [more]

Past reservation stars meets in fun all-star game

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A team of former county greats edged an all-Wyoming Indian High School alumni team 93-91.
FORT WASHAKIE -- Al C'Bearing likes being a positive role ... [more]

Riverton Little Leaguer shines at Coors Field in Pitch, Hit and Run

Jun 24, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Demi Stauffenberg proved she isn't afraid of the big stage.
The Riverton 8-year-old won the regional Pitch, Hit and Run competition for her age division ... [more]

Reluctant Riverton council OKs cash infusion for detox center

Jun 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Riverton City Council members got into a heated debate Tuesday when discussing whether to give money to the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center so it can meet ... [more]

Good fun, good friends good times

Jun 24, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer:  Cody residents Larry and Lucille Moerike love Willie Nelson's song "On the Road Again."
The Moerikes, who have been married 62 years, say any time is a good ... [more]

Crime reports on reservation rise in conjunction with more police on job

Jun 24, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  There's been more crime reported over the past two years on the Wind River Indian Reservation, but the U.S. Attorney for Wyoming says that's a sign of ... [more]

Planning ongoing for new Dubois museum

Jun 24, 2012 - By Joshua Scheer, Staff Writer:  Lander architect Mike Quinn presented preliminary drawings of a new Dubois museum building on June 14 to the Fremont County Museums Board and Dubois ... [more]


Jun 24, 2012 - Staff and wire reports:  Forums focus on primary candidates
The Fremont County Republican Party is hosting various candidate forums in the coming weeks leading up to the Aug. ... [more]

Fort Washakie's library providing page-turners

Jun 24, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  Staff members at the Fort Washakie School/Community Library want to encourage their patrons to make reading a regular activity this summer.
"The Summer ... [more]

Campfires raise concern in Shoshone forest

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  The Shoshone National Forest is reminding visitors to practice proper campfire safety after several fires have escaped fire rings.
Also, several campfires ... [more]

Lander's library hosting bicycle safety rodeo for kids

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Lander police officers will converge on the Fremont County Library in Lander on Wednesday, June 27, but don't worry. It's all in the name of safety.
The two ... [more]

Lander's library hosting bicycle safety rodeo for kids

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Lander police officers will converge on the Fremont County Library in Lander on Wednesday, June 27, but don't worry. It's all in the name of safety.
The two ... [more]

Students can become Enzi interns

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging college students and graduates to apply for an internship in his Washington, D.C., offices this fall. The deadline ... [more]

The way it was: Butter shipments

Jun 24, 2012 - From staff reports:  Fremont County once was among Wyoming's largest dairy farming regions, with a half dozen farms whose primary focus was dairy products, and two dozen more that ... [more]

Neil J. Guymon

Jun 24, 2012 - Staff:  Former Lander businessman Neil J. Guymon died Friday, June 22, 2012, in Mesquite, Nev.
He was 68 years old.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, ... [more]

Harold E. Meier

Jun 24, 2012 - Staff:  Longtime Wyoming attorney and state legislator Harold E. Meier, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz.
He was 80 years old.
According ... [more]

Daniel Good

Jun 24, 2012 - Staff:  Lander native Daniel Good of Midvale, Utah, died on Thursday, June 21, 2012.
He was 46 years old.
A brief memorial service will be held at Holy Rosary ... [more]

Judy A. Coats

Jun 24, 2012 - Staff:  Judy A. Coats of Globe, Ariz,, who lived in the Lander and Jeffrey City area for some 20 years, died in her sleep at her son's home in Kingman, Ariz., on ... [more]

Fires grow in Wyoming and neighboring states

Jun 24, 2012 - The Associated Press:  Firefighters prepared for the worst this weekend as hot, dry and windy weather returned and revived a wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest in ... [more]

Saving water

Jun 24, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  It's easy, if everyone does it
Those of us who live in the requested water conservation areas ought to try to comply. It's the right thing to do. ... [more]

'Poultry pirates' want a fast buck without accountability

Jun 24, 2012 - By Chris Sherrard, Riverton:  Editor:
In reading Jack Lee's complaint of the Department of Agriculture's poultry processing rules creating "Poultry Pirates,"I felt compelled to respond. ... [more]

We could do with some Socrates

Jun 24, 2012 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  While technology continues to move forward at an ever-increasing rate, we humans don't have the ability to keep pace.

Rarely do we hear of the ... [more]

Raiders drop two to Powell Pioneers

Jun 22, 2012 - From staff reports:  Riverton has an open weekend and will host Lovell at Roy Peck Field next Tuesday in a double header that is set to begin at 2 p.m.

The Riverton ... [more]

Cardinals No. 1 seed for local Little League city tournament

Jun 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Cardinals locked down a No. 1 seed for the postseason Riverton Little League major division tournament after winning the five-team regular season title ... [more]

Rustlers continuing basketball recruiting

Jun 22, 2012 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  David Baety and Austin Hudson bring more height to the 2012-13 Central Wyoming College basketball roster.
The two are the latest players signed to play for ... [more]

Applicant field set for school board vacancy in Riverton

Jun 22, 2012 - By Carolyn B. Tyler, Staff Writer:  Incumbent members of the Riverton school board will interview the five candidates and announce the appointment this month.

The five citizens who ... [more]

WyDOT seeks county's help to finish 17 Mile Road

Jun 22, 2012 - By Martin Reed, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation and others met with Fremont County Commissioners to discuss how to cover a $2.15 million shortfall on 17 Mile Road's ... [more]