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Wind River makes state VB with win over Rocky

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Both Dubois and St. Stephen's were eliminated, but Dubois did collect one tournament victory.

Back-to-back wins in consolation play at the Class ... [more]

Tiger spikers post 1-2 record at regional; no state this year

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  A 1-2 record by the Lander Valley High School volleyball team Friday and Saturday at the Class 2-A West regional tournament in Jackson finished the season for ... [more]

Peck: 'I want CWC to remain ambitious and always aim high'

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Three on ballot for two open CWC District 2 board seats

With a wealth of experience leaving the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees this year, ... [more]

Bighorn sheep transplant strategy being evaluated

Nov 2, 2014 - By Brett French, For The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- Stifled repeatedly in efforts to transplant bighorn sheep in new locations in Montana over the past few years, the state's wildlife ... [more]

All over but the voting

Nov 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Tidbits and trivia from this year's ballot

When Election Day arrives on Tuesday, Fremont County voters will be presented with 151 ballot options. Not ... [more]

Voting blindly is not responsible

Nov 2, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Make your choices Tuesday based on the issue, the person or your beliefs, and never let anyone tell you how to think.

The practice of walking into a ... [more]

Baker, Gard in showdown for Riverton mayor

Nov 2, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Residents of Riverton will be voting for their new mayor this week.
Lars Baker and Rich Gard advanced to the general election with only three votes ... [more]

Riverton third at volleyball regional

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After falling behind 6-0, the Wolverines scores 42 unanswered points Friday at Wolverine Field.

For the first time since the 2010 season, the ... [more]

Nearly 2,300 fire calls logged during year by all departments; controlled burns No. 1

Nov 2, 2014 - By Kelli Ameling, Staff Writer:  Fire departments across Fremont County have tallied up annual statistics for the municipal departments and county battalions over the past year.
Between Oct. ... [more]

Price's boots-on-the-ground experience good for county

Nov 2, 2014 - Bill Masson, Lander:  Editor:
I've watched the local politician's rhetoric ramping up over the last few months, and I am dismayed. I believe the citizens of Fremont County aren't ... [more]

Riverton pummels Powell, advances to state semis

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After falling behind 6-0, the Wolverines scores 42 unanswered points Friday at Wolverine Field.

For the first time since the 2010 season, the ... [more]

Ceballos emphasizes leadership in superintendent run

Nov 2, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Democratic superintendent of public instruction candidate Mike Ceballos has a plan for reorganizing aspects of the Department of Education.
His involvement in ... [more]

Mulch fire at waste station

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Riverton's yard waste facility will be closed from noon until 1 p.m. daily as the result of an accidental fire Tuesday afternoon in the 300 block of North ... [more]

The way it was: House candidate -- 1982

Nov 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  In the days before legislative districting in Wyoming, Fremont County's state senators and state representatives were elected via an at-large basis by all ... [more]

Cellist performs Saturday with county orchestra

Nov 2, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Fremont Symphony Orchestra presents internationally renowned cellist Evan Drachman in its fall concert to open its 28th season.
The concert begins at 7 ... [more]

Man arrested after break-in; resident 'beat him with a garden hoe'

Nov 2, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  An Ethete man was arrested Thursday morning reportedly after breaking into a home on Klocke Road south of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the incident.
A ... [more]

Wranglers second at 2-A West regional volleyball; state next

Nov 2, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Shoshoni Wranglers produced two wins Friday at the Class 2-A West volleyball regional tournament to jump into the title match.
Playing for the regional ... [more]

Championship season: In playoff opener, RHS shocked Star Valley

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Wyoming offense hopes to carry late momentum into Fresno State/625
As the Wyoming High School football playoffs commenced in 1994, the Riverton Wolverines had ... [more]

CWC women boast towering front line this season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Rustlers started play Friday afternoon at a tournament in Casper.

Height shouldn't be a problem this year for the Central Wyoming College ... [more]

Wolverines win regional VB opener in Green River

Oct 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines took a big step toward the Class 4-A state volleyball tournament Friday morning, starting Class 4-A West regional play in Green River ... [more]

Veteran core leads Rustler men into basketball season

Oct 31, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  In his first season at the helm of the Central Wyoming College men's basketball program, coach Pat Rafferty made his mark with his own style of coaching. ... [more]

Special events to mark 75th anniversary for church

Oct 31, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Trinity Lutheran Church celebrates its 75th anniversary Sunday with a dinner at 12:30 p.m. and a special church service at 2:30 p.m. A cake reception and ... [more]

Campaign working to get voters to polls Tuesday

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  More than 100 American Indian volunteers from Fremont County have signed up for the Every Native Vote Campaign on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The ... [more]

Two spots open on Pavillion Town Council

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Three men are vying for two seats on the Pavillion Town Council in the general election Tuesday.
Bud Kisling finished first in the primary with 47 votes, ... [more]

Three pursuing two seats on Dubois board

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Newcomers Michael Alexander and Patricia Neveaux and incumbent Bruce Thompson are running for two seats on the Dubois Town ... [more]

Maldonado challenging incumbent Cale Case in Senate District 25

Oct 31, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Democratic Wyoming Senate District 25 candidate Sergio Maldonado says he is "worlds apart" from his opponent, incumbent Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander.
Maldonado ... [more]

New charges added to first-degree murder count against Shull

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Prosecutors have filed two more charges against a Riverton man in custody for first-degree murder.
The additions recognize a second alleged victim in the ... [more]

Shoshoni Town Council candidate wants to continue first-term work

Oct 31, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Lea Delay sees a lot of promise for the future when she looks at the town of Shoshoni.
"This town can be so much more than what it is," Delay said. "I'm ... [more]

Applications for spring internship with Enzi due Thursday

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  Typical duties include giving Wyoming constituents Capitol tours and conducting research for legislative aides.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is ... [more]

Entire nursing program class passes exam on first attempt

Oct 31, 2014 - From staff reports:  Every student in the Central Wyoming College nursing program passed his or her registered nurse licensing exam on the first attempt, according to dean Kathy ... [more]