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Alzheimer's Association offering grant to caregivers

Apr 15, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Alzheimer's Association's Respite Care Assistance Program is offering relief to caregivers.
The purpose of the program is to give family caregivers time ... [more]

Dietitian says new health routines require planning

Apr 15, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  When it comes to finding the perfect diet to help shed winter weight, dietitian Susan Kreager said the best way to begin is to start planning ahead.
Kreager ... [more]

Smart phone app providing unique services to expectant mothers

Apr 15, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  WYhealth Due Date Plus helps women follow through on prenatal care with the goal of preventing premature births.

A new smart phone app from the ... [more]

You pay taxes -- why doesn't General Electric?

Apr 15, 2014 - Frank Clemente, Washington, D.C.:  Editor:
You pay your fair share of taxes. Small businesses do too. It's the price we pay to educate our kids, protect our communities and have some security ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Apr 15, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Calendar counting
Monday was about as close as we're going to get this year to one of those fun calendar numbers  like Dec. 12, 2012 -- 12/12/12 -- or ... [more]

Digest

Apr 15, 2014 - The Associated Press:  House Speaker Lubnau to retire
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming House Speaker Tom Lubnau is retiring from the Legislature.
The Gillette Republican was elected ... [more]

Money approved to stabilize hillside

Apr 15, 2014 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- The Jackson Town Council has authorized up to $700,000 to build a massive buttress that could temporarily slow the landslide at East Gros Ventre ... [more]

At least 47 cars involved in huge pileup on I-80; lane shut 18 hours

Apr 15, 2014 - The Associated Press:  ELK MOUNTAIN -- Wyoming Highway Patrol officials say they're still counting up the dozens of cars and trucks involved in an Interstate 80 pileup that injured at ... [more]

County clerk's office to take over some duties for museums

Apr 15, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese has outlined a plan to have her office take over the former duties of the Fremont County Museums Board of Trustees ... [more]

First Easter egg found Tuesday on Webbwood

Apr 15, 2014 - Staff:  Carl King of Riverton is $200 richer Tuesday after finding the first of the two Ranger Easter eggs.
King found the egg along Webbwood Road near the new ... [more]

ACLU wants to enter case on birth control benefits at Wyoming Catholic College

Apr 15, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to enter a pending federal lawsuit to argue against Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming that are trying to ... [more]

No plea deal in robbery outside store; trial set

Apr 15, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  One defendant in the case of a November mugging at Walmart is headed to trial on May 12.
Deputy Fremont County attorney Dan Stebner and public defender Terry ... [more]

Lander soccer boys drop games to two top teams

Apr 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Victories over Worland 4-0 and Cheyenne South 4-2 lifted the Lander Tigers into the gold bracket Saturday at the Green River Invitational soccer tournament. ... [more]

Even cricket players make the most of Prexy's Pasture

Apr 15, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  In the center of the campus of the University of Wyoming, surrounded by historic, beautiful buildings such as the Wyoming Union, the College of Agriculture, ... [more]

Grace Ann White Antelope Tointigh

Apr 15, 2014 - Staff:  Grace Ann White Antelope Tointigh died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton. She was 69 years old.
Funeral ... [more]

Spartan boys ring up big win on track

Apr 15, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton Middle School Spartans steamrolled to the eighth-grade team championship Saturday at Wolverine Track.
Riverton pilled up 214 points in the ... [more]

City hears complaints, suggestions about farmers market spot

Apr 15, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Riverton City Council met with downtown business owners and street vendors to discuss options for a new farmers market location in Riverton.
There was a ... [more]

County teams make marks at Burlington track meet

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The inaugural track meet at Burlington High School was dominated by Lovell in both the boys and girls divisions. 
The Lovell boys tallied 171 points to ... [more]

Pokes improve on passing game

Apr 14, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Saturday's second Spring scrimmage for the Wyoming Cowboys saw a much sharper Cowboy team on both sides of the ball, with the offense displaying an ... [more]

Numerous wins for county competitors at Wyoming Indian meet on Saturday

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wyoming Indian hosted its annual invitational track meet Saturday at Ethete under sunny, blustery conditions. 
Team scores and field events results weren't ... [more]

Two up, two down for Riverton girls in Worland soccer field

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team split its weekend matches, going 2-2 at a tournament Friday and Saturday in Worland.
On Friday, Riverton opened with ... [more]

Wolverine soccer boys second to Jackson at Green River tourney

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team won its first three matches at a tournament in Green River before falling to tournament champion Jackson 3-1 in the ... [more]

At Dubois, Carrico revived his coaching career to Rams' benefit

Apr 14, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  At 78, the retired Marine was enjoying retirement when his grandson called him to move from San Diego to the mountains of Wyoming.

It was a ... [more]

RHS coach Porter led girls to first state tourney in a decade

Apr 14, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Ron Porter, whose Riverton Lady Wolverine basketball team won 13 games and qualified for the state Class 4-A basketball tournament for the first time in 11 ... [more]

Watts sets new sprint records for Wolverines

Apr 14, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sean Watts shattered the Riverton High School records in both the 100 meters and 200 meters Friday at the Trojan Invitational in Casper.
Watts set the new ... [more]

White, Winger county basketball players of the year

Apr 14, 2014 - Staff:  By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor


Casey Winger stood tall on the basketball court this year for the Lander Tigers.
The 6-foot-4 senior was there when ... [more]

Dems in trouble if Obama numbers stay down

Apr 14, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  Joseph Napolitan, who essentially created the profession of campaign consultant and who departed these earthly precincts this past December, was a wise man. ... [more]

Organizer's imagination and knowledge 'indispensable' in weekly opera sponsorship

Apr 14, 2014 - Chuck and Muriel Chidsey, Lander:  Editor:
I write on behalf of the small but enthusiastic group of patrons of Lander Met Opera who feel as I do that we and this community owe a debt of ... [more]

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]