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Small-school wrestlers heading to West regional; Shoshoni a favorite

Feb 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cokeville and the Shoshoni Wranglers have separated from the rest of the Class 2-A West wrestling field during the regular season.
Each team has superior ... [more]

Wolverines wrestle on regional mats this weekend at NC

Feb 20, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  After dealing with several injuries during the regular season, the Riverton Wolverines are aiming to put forth their best effort on the wrestling mats at the ... [more]

Today

Feb 20, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SCOTT

A son was born to Trisha Childers and Christopher Scott, of Riverton, at 1:41 p.m. Dec. 2, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He ... [more]

Ducks Unlimited banquet set for Saturday

Feb 20, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Riverton chapter of Ducks Unlimited is having its annual banquet Saturday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds.
"It's for all wildlife enthusiasts, not just ... [more]

Lander woodworker wins three CMA Wood Diamond Awards

Feb 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  Scott Robeson Custom Woodworking earned two first-place prizes and one second-place award.

The Cabinet Makers Association has announced that Scott ... [more]

Wyoming.com announces major wireless project

Feb 20, 2014 - From staff reports:  The company says its entire network capacity will increase by 700 percent.

Wyoming.com announced that it has recently launched a complete wireless ... [more]

Airport reselects Jviation as engineering consultant

Feb 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton has approved the airport board's recommendation to have Jviation as Riverton Regional Airport's engineering consultant.
The Federal ... [more]

Readers, please send Wyoming items for student project in Iowa

Feb 20, 2014 - Lauren A., Iowa:  Editor:
Hello. My name is Lauren. I am a fifth-grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa.
We are studying the history and geography of ... [more]

Car-born tech carries both promise, peril

Feb 20, 2014 - By The Chicago Tribune:  The entertainment options were fabulous at the Chicago Auto Show this year -- and that was just inside the cars.
Automakers have outfitted their vehicles with ... [more]

Hay stubble and Bode Miller

Feb 20, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  I imagine a kinship to the free-spirited Olympian

Why do we love the Olympics? Do we love the challenge, the excitement, the awards through the ... [more]

Keep pushing

Feb 20, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Public facilities don't build themselves, and CWC proves the value of steady exertion

The paint is barely dry on Central Wyoming College's huge new ... [more]

Air Force seeks expansion of site for bomber training runs

Feb 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with its 2008 proposal to expand a bomber training site over Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota.
The ... [more]

Digest

Feb 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Yellowstone bison captures increase
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has captured roughly 150 migrating bison in recent days as officials ... [more]

Special session legislation moves forward

Feb 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Senate committee has approved a bill to pay for a special legislative session if one is necessary to deal with fallout from the recent ... [more]

Rather than vote, committee might simply do nothing on Medicaid bill

Feb 20, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee that heard public testimony Wednesday in favor of a bill that would expand Medicaid in Wyoming didn't vote on the matter and ... [more]

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

Feb 20, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the eighth day of the 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate heard dozens of ... [more]

New victim helper likes human payoff

Feb 20, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Cindy Gustin stepped in as the new victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department at the start of the year and, taking over a position centered ... [more]

Search begins for CWC's next president

Feb 20, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk Staff Writer:  Outside facilitator to assist

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has chosen 19 people to participate in its presidential search committee. ... [more]

Roger Lee Willenbrecht

Feb 20, 2014 - Staff:  Roger Lee Willenbrecht, of Lander, died unexpectedly and of natural causes Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, while snowmobiling on his Ski-Doo.
Funeral services were ... [more]

Nance injured in Wyoming win

Feb 19, 2014 - By Rob Black, Associated Press:  The Cowboys won 72-66 Tuesday over Fresno State in Mountain West Conference play.

LARAMIE -- Nathan Sobey scored 22 of his career-high 26 points in ... [more]

Both CWC teams fall to Casper on the road

Feb 19, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Casper College scored the game-winning Tuesday night with five seconds left against the Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers.
CWC's Jolonna Sazue missed a ... [more]

With all eyes on postseason officials, state has careful system in place

Feb 19, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  It's a question heard often at culminating events in Wyoming prep sports, and most likely nationwide as well:
"How did he get picked to officiate a regional ... [more]

RHS teams face Natrona in Casper

Feb 19, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The Riverton Wolverines girls and boys basketball teams will try to keep their Class 4-A West Conference records above .500 Thursday night when they travel to ... [more]

Today

Feb 19, 2014 - Staff:  Births
SAMUELSON

A daughter was born to Jolene and Andy Samuelson, of Riverton, at 1:22 p.m. Dec. 11, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ... [more]

On gay marriage, tide flowing one direction

Feb 19, 2014 - By David G. Savage, MCT Washington Bureau:  A definitive test argued before the U.S. Supreme Court could come as soon as 2015.

WASHINGTON -- The legal campaign for marriage equality is picking ... [more]

State's 'power grab' from Hill left some ugly scars

Feb 19, 2014 - Carole S. Anderson, Riverton:  Editor:
This power grab in our state government is ugly.
The cannibalistic nature of the governor and state legislature in their treatment of legally-elected ... [more]

Justice center money

Feb 19, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  There are two bills that could provide it, but Sen. Eli Bebout's is the stronger

The fact that there is another bill in the Wyoming Legislature that ... [more]

Digest

Feb 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Document details fatal attack on jailer
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old inmate from Wyoming strangled a jail guard for more than 2 minutes after he ... [more]

Iowa snowmobiler killed in avalanche when snow sweeps sled into a tree

Feb 19, 2014 - The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- A 26-year-old Iowa man died when an avalanche swept his snowmobile into a tree in northwest Wyoming.
Teton County Undersheriff Bob Gilliam said ... [more]

DNA testing bill narrowed in committee

Feb 19, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming legislative committee on Tuesday scaled back a proposal to require people arrested on serious charges to provide DNA samples.
The Senate ... [more]