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Internet company celebrating installation of new broadband towers with ceremony Friday

Sep 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate improved phone and Internet service locally.
Wyoming.com has partnered with the Fremont ... [more]

Lander curator honored with award

Sep 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Bonnie Willhelm, curator for the Museum of the American West, was given the "Outstanding Educator" award for 2014 by the Oregon-California Trails Association. ... [more]

Bar fight brings felony charge to one man; two others facing misdemeanors

Sep 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A fight that started in a Riverton bar has resulted in felony charges being filed.
Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts transferred the case to District Court, ... [more]

Court challenges fail, so big wild horse roundup to start Monday

Sep 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A roundup of about 800 wild horses from southwest Wyoming is expected to start Monday after animal advocates failed to stop the operation in ... [more]

Citizens speak out on and say 'no' to mandatory trash change

Sep 11, 2014 - Vickie Evans, Riverton:  Editor:
Riverton citizens, we are in serious danger in our beautiful community.
Just recently we went again to cast our votes and to make your choices to ... [more]

Court again nixes sentence in Sheridan murder case

Sep 11, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- For the second time, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a Sheridan judge to re-sentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 ... [more]

Agriculture industry enjoying wet weather in Wyoming

Sep 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Wyoming farmers and ranchers are seeing some of the best crop and pasture conditions in years thanks to good snowfall last winter and above-average ... [more]

Today

Sep 11, 2014 - Staff:  Births
ANTELOPE

A son was born to Randi Antelope of Ethete and Dennison Antelope Sr. of Ethete at 4:12 p.m. June 17 at SageWest Health Care at ... [more]

Noseep takes bull riding at Lander rodeo

Sep 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lander's Sierra Lyons placed in the top 10 in three different events.

Fort Washakie cowboy Jared Noseep proved to be the lone winner last weekend ... [more]

RHS, Chiefs pare times at Ethete XC

Sep 10, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Evanston swept the team titles in the boys and girls divisions.

Improvement continued Friday for the Riverton High School and the Wyoming Indian High ... [more]

County joins Lander, Popo Agie Conservation District in flood mitigation probe

Sep 10, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Local partners are hoping a state grant will cover part of the cost of an expensive study into mitigating flood risks on the Popo Agie River.
"The purpose of ... [more]

Today

Sep 10, 2014 - Staff:  Births
ANDERSON

A daughter was born to Katina Anderson of Riverton and Boyd Anderson of Riverton at 12:58 p.m. July 8 at SageWest Health Care at ... [more]

Tarragon of virtue

Sep 10, 2014 - By Daniel Neman, McClatchy Newspapers:  Most herbs defy easy description. Trying to discuss the flavor of thyme or oregano leads only to vague adjectives. Calling rosemary "woody" doesn't quite cut ... [more]

Tasty desserts with healthy ingredients

Sep 10, 2014 - By Alison Sherwood, McClatchy Newspapers:  How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor.
Yes, after a week of ... [more]

Odd Fellows Cemetery is more a weed patch than a cemetery

Sep 10, 2014 - Reva Denoo, Riverton:  Editor:
I wonder who is responsible for the terrible shape the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Riverview Road is in at present.
As a weed patch, it hardly resembles ... [more]

My Little League coach was right

Sep 10, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Unfortunately, it had been more than 40 years since the lesson

Things you learn when you see a foul ball hit by Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado ... [more]

Ray Rice

Sep 10, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The football player's brutal attack of a woman is a wake-up call on domestic violence

Ray Rice was quite well-known as a professional football ... [more]

Digest

Sep 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Magpul grant reduced
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a new financial package to help bring Magpul Industries to ... [more]

Mirroring neighbors, Montana limits future drilling to help sage grouse

Sep 10, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ... [more]

No injuries in fire at empty house on Great Plains Road

Sep 10, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  No one was injured in a structure fire that was reported at about 6 a.m. Monday at 28 East Great Plains Road.
Officials said the abandoned house was engulfed ... [more]

Court says EPA emissions rules must wait for full legal challenge

Sep 10, 2014 - From staff and wire reports:  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge ... [more]

City OKs grant app for runway work

Sep 10, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The FAA will administer the grant to pay for the design, which will be used when the city requests bids for construction next year.

Local officials ... [more]

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

Sep 10, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ... [more]

Today

Sep 9, 2014 - Staff:  Deaths
ADDISON

John "Sluggo" Addison, 66, of Arapahoe, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A rosary and wake will be at 7 ... [more]

Saturday's win a drive for the ages for Cowboy fans

Sep 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  "The drive" was redefined Saturday night.
For most of us, "the drive" has always been defined as Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway's famous fourth-quarter ... [more]

Dubois stunned 60-12 by Guernsey in 6-man action

Sep 9, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The Guernsey-Sunrise Vikings moved into title contention in the 6-man football division with a 60-12 home victory Saturday over the Dubois Rams in Guernsey. ... [more]

Settlemire, Kechter stand out for RHS in pair of home swim invitations

Sep 9, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton Lady Wolverine swimmers Jordan Settlemire and Michaela Kechter each won individual events Friday at the Riverton Pre-Invite swim meet, and Settlemire ... [more]

Trash collection customers being punished for what government did

Sep 9, 2014 - Gwen Fowley, Riverton:  Editor:
I do not agree at all with Riverton making people who use dumpsters in their back alleys for trash to give them up.
It is going to make things much ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Sep 9, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Bracing ourselves
Summer still has about two weeks left, officially. This year's first day of autumn is Sept 22.
But it's going to stop feeling ... [more]

Digest

Sep 9, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Girl killed by falling tree
CHEYENNE -- A 6-year-old Cheyenne girl has died after a tree fell on her while her family was cutting firewood in Albany ... [more]