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Spring stirs the seeds of obsession

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  The gardening bug is endemic in my family.

The signs are finally here. Last week I watched a father and son playing catch at the Babe Ruth Park on ... [more]

Huggers and haters

Apr 14, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Interpretations of the newest wolf numbers will vary but ought to encourage both sides

So far, so good for delisted wolves in Wyoming and its ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Inmate gave dope to others
GILLETTE -- A Gillette man faces four felony drug charges after he allegedly smuggled heroin into the Campbell County ... [more]

Shelter opens for Jackson evacuees

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The unstable hillside is about the size of two football fields and is along a main artery outside the historic downtown area.

JACKSON -- The Red ... [more]

The way it was: All Sports Banquet -- 1958

Apr 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  An annual springtime event in the middle of the 20th century was the Fremont County All Sports Banquet. The 1958 version took place in April at the county fair ... [more]

Digest

Apr 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Livestock board meeting set
The Wyoming Livestock Board's Traceability Working Group will have a public meeting 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the ... [more]

Forest transplant permits available

Apr 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Tree and shrub transplanting permits are now available for purchase at Shoshone National Forest district offices.
Transplant permits are $5 for one tree or ... [more]

Trial set for man charged with assault on reservation

Apr 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  A jury trial has been set for June 2 in Casper for Dustin James Friday, 23, a Northern Arapaho tribal member charged with assault resulting in serious bodily ... [more]

Dennison music series launching a TV broadcast

Apr 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  "Live From the Dennison Lodge" enters its third season Thursday with Nashville-based singer/songwriter Pierce Pettis gracing the Didier Stage.
Pettis will be ... [more]

Counseling service for military personnel preps for open house events

Apr 14, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Therapists with the Soldiers Project donate their time and commit to working with one client each.

Three opening events are scheduled in the coming ... [more]

Arapahoe students first to get safety training from Bike and Safety Rodeo

Apr 14, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Other county schools will receive lessons in April and May.

Students from Arapahoe Elementary School showed off their new helmets and knowledge of ... [more]

Judge urged not to block birth- control rule; case involves Wyo Catholic

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Federal government lawyers are opposing a request from Catholic organizations in Wyoming for a court order to block the birth-control coverage requirement in ... [more]

LeBrun to challenge Bennett for top job

Apr 14, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  After five years walking "a step behind" the Fremont County Attorney, Patrick LeBrun announced Sunday that he wants to lead.
LeBrun is running as a ... [more]

College opts to renew optional tax levy; could generate $1 million

Apr 14, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  State law permits Wyoming's community colleges to collect the tax to pay for operations, and CWC has utilized it for 24 consecutive years.

The ... [more]

Technology, training kept pileup from being worse

Apr 14, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Two killed, eight hurt March 6

Officials say advancements in equipment and training prevented further deaths after a two-vehicle wreck March 6 on ... [more]

Award-winning guitarist to perform Friday at CWC

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Andy Hackbarth, an award-winning recording artist, songwriter and classical guitarist, will present a concert with friends Friday in the Robert A. Peck Arts ... [more]

Dubois to host state taxidermy show Saturday

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The state taxidermy show returns to Fremont County on Saturday.
The event, sponsored by the Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists, is 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at ... [more]

State parks agency takes action to evict Thermopolis pool operator

Apr 11, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources has moved to evict a longtime pool concessionaire from Hot Springs State Park in ... [more]

With stray dogs roaming, county considers forming animal-control tax district

Apr 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County officials are interested in forming an animal control district to manage stray dogs and canine diseases. A citizens committee recommended that ... [more]

Like it or not, Obamacare now might well be 'too big to fail'

Apr 11, 2014 - By Doyle McManus:  When Obamacare's first open-enrollment period ended last week, the tally was impressive: 7.1 million Americans signed up for insurance on federal and state ... [more]

Equal pay

Apr 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  We share our information, and we encourage local businesses to pay equally

Equality of wages and salaries between men and women is in the news this ... [more]

Former Riverton man among those challenging same-sex marriage laws in Wyoming

Apr 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two Casper men will meet with the Fremont County Democrats this weekend to talk about a lawsuit challenging Wyoming marriage laws.
Carl Oleson and Robert ... [more]

Trio charged in hammer killing set for September trial

Apr 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Three defendants charged in connection with the brutal March 7 death of a Riverton man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Lander District Court.
District Court ... [more]

City wants increase in fees for water, sewer, sanitation

Apr 11, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton is proposing an increase of $3.11 to the average family's monthly utility bill.
The plan was announced Tuesday during a council work ... [more]

County churches planning special Easter services

Apr 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Holy Week events begin this weekend with Palm Sunday.

Area churches are planning multiple events to celebrate Holy Week, which begins this weekend on ... [more]

Green River girls defeat Riverton 6-1

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Lady Wolverines now play in a two-day tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.

The Green River Lady Wolves created breakaway after breakaway ... [more]

Spring season is here for high school rodeo

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Several Fremont Coounty competitors were in good position after the fall schedule.

The high school rodeo season is back for Fremont County cowboys ... [more]

RHS boys take first conference soccer loss, 1-0 to Green River

Apr 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team suffered their first conference loss of the season Thursday evening in a 1-0 setback at Green River.
Playing in windy ... [more]

Middle school track meet Saturday at RHS

Apr 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton Spartans middle school track and field coach Travis McIntosh has the opportunity to show off his team Saturday at the Riverton Spartan Invitational. ... [more]

Today

Apr 11, 2014 - Staff:  Births
KILLINGER

A daughter was born to Ashton and Trevor Killinger, of Riverton, at 12:57 p.m. March 5, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ... [more]