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Columnist's words on NFL player offenses were thoughtful

Oct 3, 2014 - Jon Meegham, Riverton:  Editor:
I appreciated the thoughtful words by Clair McFarland in relation to the National Football League players and domestic violence.
These crimes did ... [more]

Fox chosen for conservation stamp

Oct 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CASPER -- Beginning Jan. 1, artists can begin sending submissions to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for the conservation stamp art contest.
The winning ... [more]

Wyoming can be a wind leader too

Oct 3, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  New project has transformative potential for state, nation


Here's what I like about the recent announcement of the plan to build an $8 billion wind ... [more]

CWC getting national notice; pair of road VB matches coming up

Oct 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 17-5 record has the Central Wyoming College volleyball team on the verge of cracking the top 20 in the nation.
The Rustlers have enough votes to be in the ... [more]

Today

Oct 3, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HUNTER

A son was born to La Nessa Morgan of Lander and Jarred Hunter of Cheyenne at 7:15 p.m. July 18 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Today

Oct 2, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HORN

A daughter was born to Kayla Horn of Lander and Jon Horn of Lander at 9:48 a.m. July 9 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ... [more]

Today

Oct 1, 2014 - Staff:  Births
HARDMAN

A son was born to Charity Hardman of Riverton and John Hardman of Riverton at 11:38 a.m. July 24 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Today

Sep 30, 2014 - Staff:  Births
GHORMLEY

A son was born to Stephanie Ghormley of Ethete and Todd Ghormley of Ethete at 2:09 p.m. June 12 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ... [more]

Dubois catches fire in 60-14 win over Hulett

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It was a rainy but happy Homecoming for the Dubois Rams in the high country.  Dubois blew out visiting Hulett 60-14 Saturday afternoon to move to 2-2 on the ... [more]

Depleted Cougars have enough to outlast Burlington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The winning score came on a big defensive play by Wind River.

PAVILLION -- It was a football game that almost wasn't played Friday, as Wind River's ... [more]

Wranglers get first win in 53-0 rout of Saratoga

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  SHOSHONI -- Shoshoni jumped into the win column in a big way Friday night, routing visiting Saratoga 53-0 at Bailey Field in Shoshoni.
The win lifts Shoshoni ... [more]

Nationally ranked Northwest sweeps CWC v-ball at home

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Nationally ranked Northwest College swept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers Saturday afternoon on the volleyball court at Rustler Gym.
Northwest won the ... [more]

Riverton 4-1 at big Casper invitational VB tournament

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Wolverines' only loss was to Casper Kelly Walsh in the semifinals.

After knocking off Cheyenne Central 2-0 and Rawlins 2-0 in pool play on ... [more]

Tigers struggle again Friday in 34-0 loss to Douglas

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Douglas did all of its scoring in the first half, but it was plenty. The Bearcats took the Class 3-A East conference football opener against the Lander Valley ... [more]

Banged-up Wolverines stay unbeaten, 27-21 vs. Torrington

Sep 28, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton lost leading rusher Tristan White to an ankle injury but still ran for nearly 200 yards.

Despite losing its top running back and having its ... [more]

Michigan State runs through Wyoming in blowout win

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The first play said it all.
On Michigan State's opening drive on Saturday, senior running back Jeremy Langford took a hand off and busted around the left ... [more]

State champs again

Sep 28, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton boys dominate field at 4-A state golf; Paxton individual winner

Behind two top-10 individual placers, the Riverton Wolverines won their ... [more]

Don't assume the worst, but plan a bit

Sep 28, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  The average American is believed to have about a week's supply of food on hand.

The modern world exists on a string of trust, fortified by an easily ... [more]

More wolf troubles

Sep 28, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Another judge, another ruling -- and Wyoming's nagging problem

A couple of years ago, Wyoming had reason to believe, or at least hope, that the ... [more]

Digest

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Colorado outbids Wyo for movie
DENVER -- Colorado on Friday approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin ... [more]

Idaho zoo gets captured Wyoming griz

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The bear will remain in quarantine for 30 days to make sure she doesn't have parasites or disease, and then will be viewable to the ... [more]

Mead: UW board imbalance will be fixed

Sep 28, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Nine of the 12 trustees governing the University of Wyoming are registered Republicans, despite a state statute permitting only seven members to belong to the ... [more]

The way it was: House candidate -- 1944

Sep 28, 2014 - Staff:  Wyoming had voted for President Franklin D. Roosevelt a couple of times in earlier elections, but in 1944 the state swung Republican. Thomas Dewey gave FDR the ... [more]

Thirteen graduate from summer Second Wind program

Sep 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  The course is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor to assist 18- to 21-year-olds who have had a youthful offense.

The Second Wind program at ... [more]

Uden talks

Sep 28, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Letters from triple murder illuminate some crime details

Questions have lingered about Gerald Uden's murdering his ex-wife and two adopted sons - ... [more]

New superintendent comes to Arapahoe from Alaska

Sep 28, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Tim Stathis began teaching in 1985 in different Alaska communities populated by Eskimos, the Tlingit culture and three tribes from the Athabascans of ... [more]

Interns identify safety concerns on Central Wyoming College campus

Sep 28, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Interns at Central Wyoming College are studying ways to improve campus safety through a concept called "crime prevention through environmental design."
The ... [more]

Victim in fatal crash involving Riverton man is identified

Sep 28, 2014 - From staff and wire reports:  The Worland woman killed when her car was struck by a vehicle driven by a Riverton man has been identified.
Karen Davis, 61, was driving on U.S. Highway 20 on ... [more]

Hundreds vote in Eastern Shoshone elections

Sep 28, 2014 - From staff reports:  More than 1,900 Eastern Shoshone tribal members cast their votes in the primary election Sept. 16 for the Eastern Shoshone Business Council race.
There were ... [more]

Road construction delaying traffic near Diversion Dam

Sep 28, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The $4.21 million highway improvement project ongoing northwest of Riverton has caused a daily traffic jam for local commuters, but it also affects out-of-town ... [more]