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Dennis Francis Horyza

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Dennis Francis Horyza, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Bullhead City, Ariz. He was 78 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and ... [more]

Clayton Warren

Sep 22, 2014 - Staff:  Clayton Warren, of Riverton, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colo. He was 37 years old.
A rosary was Monday, ... [more]

All-conference honors for Hafer, Massey

Sep 21, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Trey Massey and Natalie Hafer of the Lander Valley High School Tigers earned all-conference honors on Friday at the Class 3-A West golf tournament in Jackson. ... [more]

Cougars wilt late in two-touchdown loss Friday to Riverside

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  

Wind River fell to 1-1 in Class 1-A West conference play, losing 26-12 after leading 12-6 against Riverside at Basin on Friday night. The Cougars host ... [more]

Extra points make the difference for DHS

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  For just the second time since 2011, the Dubois Rams have dropped a football game at home. The matchup between the Rams and the Farson Eden Pronghorns was ... [more]

Vintage power football carries Cokeville past SHS Wranglers

Sep 21, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  Western Lincoln County hasn't been a very friendly place to rural Fremont County schools over the last three decades. Wind River, Shoshoni, Dubois and Wyoming ... [more]

Riverton VB girls impress in 3-0 sweep of Laramie

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Laramie Lady Plainsmen must not be too fond of Wolverine Gym. For the second time this season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines hosted Laramie on the ... [more]

WAAM features Carissa Mine on poster

Sep 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Gov. Matt Mead has proclaimed September as Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month and cited the importance archaeology plays in the scientific study of material ... [more]

Voluntary hotel bill add-ons bring $1M to Yellowstone

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The National Park Service also has approved a plan to make infrastructure improvements at the historic Lamar Buffalo Ranch in ... [more]

Ag summit gives tips for producers

Sep 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Indian land ownership issues, renewable energy for farms and ranches, and efficient grazing were just a few topics of talks at the 2014 Wind River Agriculture ... [more]

RHS golfers end perfect regular season in Gillette

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Riverton High School Wolverines concluded the regular boys golf season Friday by winning the Gillette Invitational.
The tournament was made up of all ... [more]

Wrong ritual for the wrong song

Sep 20, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  When the mundane is magnified, the magnified becomes mundane.

I've spent a lot of time my life listening to slightly off-key high school bands, ... [more]

Trash haulers still adjusting to new hours at waste facilities

Sep 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton and Wyoming Waste Systems will have another month to adjust to new hours at solid waste facilities.
The Fremont County Solid Waste ... [more]

Wyoming targeted by group pushing marriage equality

Sep 20, 2014 - By Lucas High, MCT News Service:  The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will be bringing full-time staffers to work in Wyoming on a permanent basis, advocating on behalf of the ... [more]

Voting for absentee voters begins Thursday

Sep 20, 2014 - Staff:  Absentee voting for the general election in Wyoming begins Thursday.
Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield also notes that September is National Voter ... [more]

Library to host broadcast of 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Sep 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Tennessee Williams' timeless masterpiece "A Streetcar Named Desire" will be shown Saturday at the Lander Library.
The National Theatre Live production will ... [more]


Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Privacy bills endorsed
LARAMIE -- A panel led by state lawmakers has endorsed a series of bills designed to better protect employees' personal Internet ... [more]

More consideration needs to be shown during outdoor recreation

Sep 20, 2014 - Mike Bristo, Lander:  Editor:
I agree completely with the letter from Kim and Ann Kurasz about the awful behavior  more and more people show when they are camping, fishing, hiking, ... [more]

The way it was: Guard recruitment -- 1978

Sep 20, 2014 - Staff:  "Get a member in September" was the theme of a statewide National Guard recruiting drive 36 years ago this month. Wyoming's National Guard had about 1,300 ... [more]

Vendors, artists to gather in Riverton for Fiber Fest

Sep 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Fiber arts enthusiasts will get a chance to shop and learn about new crafts during a free event Oct. 4 in Riverton.
Fiber Fest, sponsored by the Fremont Fiber ... [more]

New St. Stephen's principal adds to goals

Sep 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  St. Stephen's Indian School has a new principal walking the halls this school year. James Stewart is the new elementary school principal replacing Elma Brown, ... [more]

Bird to blame for power disruption

Sep 20, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk and Alejandra Silva, Staff Writers:  A bird caused a power outage that affected 715 Riverton customers overnight Sept. 14 to Sept. 15.
Rocky Mountain Power spokeswoman Margaret Oler said the ... [more]

Riverton family works to get service dog for child

Sep 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A Riverton family begins the process of training a service dog for their 18-month-old daughter who has a rare form of cystic fibrosis.

Gillianna ... [more]

Cody erupts in second half, shuts out LVHS Tigers 48-0

Sep 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Four first-half turnovers created by the Lander Valley High School Tigers limited the Cody Broncs to a 14-0 halftime lead Friday night in the home opener for ... [more]

Welcome to the show

Sep 20, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Fall is the bridge to winter, but what a bridge it can be

Few things make us feel smaller than the change of the seasons. Nothing in our vaunted, ... [more]

Williams kicks game-winning field goal for UW in final 15 seconds

Sep 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  The never-say-die University of Wyoming football team used an 18-yard field goal from senior kicker Stuart Williams with just 15 seconds left to capture a ... [more]

Police say man arrested after threatening to shoot officers

Sep 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A Thermopolis man alleged to have threatened police saw his case bound over to District Court on Sept. 12.
The defendant, John Daniel Dodge, 59, faces one ... [more]

Block booking conference set for Oct. 3-4 in Casper

Sep 20, 2014 - Staff:  The Wyoming Arts Alliance convenes its annual block booking conference Oct. 3-4 in Casper. WyAA convenes presenters, artists, and art organizations from around ... [more]

RHS whips Powell, ends their 29-win streak

Sep 20, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  POWELL -- After exploding for 20 second-quarter points, the Riverton Wolverine defense dug in, adjusted on the fly, flexed its muscle, and made huge stops when ... [more]

Championship year

Sep 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  RHS 'turned on Tonkin' to start '94 chase

Editor's note: This is the first in a series recalling the 1994 Riverton High School state-championship ... [more]