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RHS boys cannot turn opportunities to goals, fall 1-0 KW

May 5, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Casper Kelly Walsh Trojan boys soccer team, smarting from giving up a whopping six goals in Rock Springs Friday, changed to a more defensive set and shut ... [more]

Shape-shifting on campaign finance

May 5, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate ... [more]

Voters, remember who voted for SF 104 in the Legislature

May 5, 2014 - Gene Olmsted, Powell:  Editor:
Concerning the unconstitutionality of SF 104, which Sen. Hank Coe of Cody was largely responsible for formulating and getting it passed, the ... [more]

Disrupting the order -- on purpose

May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Sometimes it's fun to do, and to watch.

It was a game we teachers sometimes played, especially if the in-service was extremely dull, repetitive or ... [more]

Airline inquiry

May 5, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  If we woo a new carrier, there will be questions and answers for both sides

The new task force assigned the duty of getting to the bottom of ... [more]

Wyoming digest

May 5, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Alice Uden son: 'I hate you'
CHEYENNE -- Jurors heard emotional testimony Friday from one of the sons of a Missouri woman on trial for allegedly ... [more]

Season's final opera Saturday in Lander

May 5, 2014 - From staff reports:  Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola," the last presentation of the 2014-14 season of Lander Met Opera, will be shown at 11 a.m. Saturday the Carnegie Room of the ... [more]

Mead survives censure move 145-132 at convention

May 5, 2014 - From staff and wire reports:  Incumbent Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead emphasized his accomplishments over his past three years in office in an address Saturday to Republican delegates to the state ... [more]

Decreasing mule deer population to be focus of new state working group

May 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Concern has been raised about mule deer hunting in general license areas 92, 94, 96, 97 and 160.

Wyoming Game and Fish is forming a public input ... [more]

Potential farmers market sites compared

May 5, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Organizers continue to consider new location options for the weekly farmers market that has taken place in downtown Riverton for the past several ... [more]

Rink think

May 5, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton has no public ice skating area outdoors, but volunteers and city rec leaders plan to change that

Decades ago in Riverton, many local ... [more]

Pavillion-area water delivery to start where wells contaminated

May 5, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Pavillion-area residents are creating an organization to provide household water to locals in an area under study for groundwater contamination.
The ... [more]

Steven Travis Warren

May 5, 2014 - Staff:  Steven Travis Warren, of St. Stephen's, died Monday, April 28, 2014, in Laramie. He was 4 years old.
A rosary was Sunday, May 4, at the Judy Warren residence, ... [more]

The way it was: Pioneer Days queens -- 1961

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Lander's Pioneer Days festivities were still a couple of months away in May 1961, put preparations already were off and running.
An enjoyable preview of the ... [more]

Digest

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Art students selling chili, ceramics
Central Wyoming College ceramics students will sell homemade chili in handmade bowls at a fundraiser Wednesday in ... [more]

Class to train instructors on food, ag disasters

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Preparing for and responding to incidents involving animals, plants and food are the focus of a Department of Homeland Security certified course May 21 in ... [more]

District 38 passes audit; issues found

May 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A passing audit completed by Lovelett, Skogen & Associates, P.C., has been accepted by the Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees.
Business ... [more]

Veterans and families urged to fill out brief questionnaire

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services at ... [more]

Panelists to discuss EPA boundary decision

May 4, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe invites the public to an informative symposium Tuesday in Riverton.
The event is in response to recent concern about the boundary ... [more]

Holguin tops fight cards at Eagles hall

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Professional boxing returns to Riverton with a seven-fight card Friday, May 2, at the Riverton Eagles Hall at the intersection of North Broadway and East ... [more]

Riverton girls downed 3-1 by Natrona Fillies

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you missed the first 30 seconds of Thursday's Riverton girls soccer match against the Casper Natrona Fillies, you missed the hole the Lady Wolverines dug ... [more]

Five from RHS, two Lander in track classic

May 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Five Riverton Wolverines have qualified for the annual Wyoming Track Classic Friday afternoon in Casper.
RHS boys in the field are Sean Watts, Shepp Campbell ... [more]

RHS boys take lead in West 4-A

May 2, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines beat Casper Natrona 4-2 Thursday on the soccer field.

Thursday's 4-2 win by the Riverton boys soccer team over Casper Natrona was ... [more]

Lander man pleads not guilty to aggravated assault

May 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Brandon Conard was arrested in February after allegedly throwing a paper towel holder at his girlfriend, hitting her.

A Lander man pleaded not guilty ... [more]

Today

May 2, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SPOONHUNTER

A daughter was born to Ambrosia Antelope and Julian Spoonhunter, of Lander, at 4:46 a.m. March 24, 2014, at Lander Regional ... [more]

Team dance competition set for Saturday

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  The public is invited to celebrate Native American Day by attending a team dance competition Saturday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
The event is free to ... [more]

Arapahoe man receives national honor

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  SANTA FE -- University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy Brown, of Arapahoe, was chosen as the National Native American Law Student Association 3L of the ... [more]

RMH Auxiliary donates to groups

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Riverton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members recently distributed funds to local organizations.
The Auxiliary contributed to the Riverton Senior Citizens and ... [more]

Two poems by local writer published in new chapbook

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Carol L. Deering, a former library director at Central Wyoming College and past president of Wyoming Writers, Inc., has two poems in the WyoPoets 2014 ... [more]

Stafford, Sales marry Dec. 21

May 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  Emma Sales and Mason Stafford were married Dec. 21, 2013, at Calvary Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Sandy Sales, of Bozeman, ... [more]