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Football player who came out showed courage

Feb 11, 2014 - By Newsday:  Michael Sam has courage. Good for him. And now, good luck.
Sam is the All-American football player from the University of Missouri who announced over the ... [more]

Lawmakers, consider the worker

Feb 11, 2014 - Bruce Palmer:  Editor:
This week the Wyoming Legislature convenes for a 20-day budget session to hammer out the budget for the next two years. Fortunately, the state is in a ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Feb 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  All Olympics
The opening ceremonies of the Olympics have become spectacular shows over the past 20 years or so, but the grandest spectacles have been ... [more]

Digest

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Marijuana demonstration at Capitol
CHEYENNE -- Marijuana activists say they want state lawmakers to legalize pot now rather than wait for voters to do ... [more]

Special session likely over Hill

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel is sponsoring a bill that could lead to a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court decision ... [more]

Bill would allow same-sex marriage in Wyoming

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A Laramie lawmaker is pushing legislation to change state law to allow same-sex marriages.
State Rep. Cathy Connolly's bill would rewrite the ... [more]

In State of the State, governor touts sound fiscal condition

Feb 11, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Wyoming is in good financial shape and getting stronger, Gov. Matt Mead said in his State of the State address to lawmakers Monday in Cheyenne.
If the state ... [more]

ALICE trainees learn how to respond to intruder

Feb 11, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services helped facilitate the first Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate training -- or ALICE -- for ... [more]

Man pleads down sex assault charges but might face new fed counts

Feb 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A plea agreement and federal charges are in store for a Lander man facing three counts of first-sexual assault related to two cases in state court.
The 9th ... [more]

Tribe takes advice of former mayor, asks that EPA ruling be delayed

Feb 11, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined the state of Wyoming in requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency stay its recent ruling redefining the ... [more]

James Merton Trosper Jr.

Feb 11, 2014 - Staff:  James Merton Trosper Jr. died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Ethete. He was 70 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Wyoming Indian High School with ... [more]

Allen's 4-2 mark best for RHS at Ron Thon tourney

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines.
The 42-team tournament drew the elite ... [more]

Dent leads Wyoming Cowgirls past UNLV

Feb 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  Sophomore Marquelle Dent recorded her second straight double-figure scoring game to lead the Wyoming basketball team to a dominate 82-56 win over the UNLV Lady ... [more]

Cowboys can't hit shot at buzzer, fall to UNLV

Feb 11, 2014 - The Associated Press:  LAS VEGAS -- Deville Smith made a layup with 1:16 remaining to give UNLV just enough cushion to get past Wyoming 48-46 Saturday night.
Riley Grabau made a ... [more]

Quicker Wind River team downs big Dubois boys

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- There is an old adage in football that in a battle between big and quick, big always wins.  "Big stays big, and quick gets tired," is the saying. ... [more]

Cougar girls top county rival Dubois

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  PAVILLION -- It was another long night for Dubois head coach Juleen Leseberg and her six Lady Rams on the basketball court Friday at Pavillion.  Wind River ... [more]

Tiger swimmers top Rawlins in Thursday dual

Feb 11, 2014 - By Judy Crawford:  The Rawlins Outlaws traveled to Lander for a quick matchup in the pool Thursday night. While Lander won by 52 points, the Outlaws swam to four event wins, ... [more]

Wyoming Indian girls win two

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The Lady Chiefs rang up 156 points in the two day victories.

ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up an easy sweep over Class 2-A ... [more]

LVHS girls sweep Lyman, Mountain View

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  When the Lyman Eagles defeated the Lander Tiger girls back in December in a Class 3-A West girls basketball matchup, coach Spike Robinson was without Drew ... [more]

RHS girls get welcome West 4-A road win

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  After falling behind early, the Riverton Lady Wolverines came on strong Friday and gained an important Class 4-A West road win over Green River, 53-40.
The ... [more]

Tiger boys sweep Lyman, Mountain View at home

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Lyman dictated the tempo of the game for three quarters on Friday night, but the Lander Tigers managed to speed things up in the final quarter for a 39-32 ... [more]

Schafer's third tops Lander in Thon field

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Freshman wrestler Palmer Schafer placed third Saturday in the highest finish for the Lander Tigers at the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational at Wolverine Gym. ... [more]

Chiefs chalk up two more wins, beating Riverside and Greybull

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  ETHETE -- In what could be a preview of the Class 2-A West boys regional championship game in three weeks, Wyoming Indian outlasted Greybull 56-51 at home.  ... [more]

Baker takes Ron Thon title

Feb 11, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  It was the first championship ever by a Dubpos wrestler at the state's biggest tournament.

Dubois wrestler Sterling Baker surprised himself and the ... [more]

RHS boys take two straight conference victories on the road

Feb 11, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Riverton routed Green River on Friday, then grabbed a last second win Saturday over Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team gained ... [more]

Needed on tax reform: a smart tiger

Feb 11, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  The Tax Reform Act of 1986 -- which dramatically cut individual rates, lowering the top rate paid from 50 percent to 28 percent, while closing down nearly $200 ... [more]

Sue Wallis will be missed dearly

Feb 11, 2014 - Steven R. Doyle:  Editor:
Sue Wallis, a state representative from Recluse, passed away last week.  Many in Fremont County had the pleasure of working with her on several issues ... [more]

Court slapped 'good ol' boys' on Hill

Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Now they are trying every stalling tactic in the book.

Remember those catchy little cartoons from your childhood that appeared just after you ... [more]

Save our air service

Feb 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Let's leave no stone unturned

Anyone hoping that 2014 would bring better air service at our county's only commercial airport is having a bad new year ... [more]

Student council members approved for Florida trip in June

Feb 11, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Fremont County School District 25 board of trustees board has approved an out-of-state travel request for the Student Council to the National Association ... [more]