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Wrangler girls surprise Wind River

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  The win lifts the Wranglers to 2-3 in conference play,while the Cougars dropped to 3-22 with the loss.

SHOSHONI -- The Shoshoni girls threw the ... [more]

RHS boys overpowered by Kelly Walsh

Feb 3, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss keeps Riverton still looking for its first win in the Class 4-A West conference.

CASPER -- Fired up after a surprising loss to the Rock ... [more]

Tigers split mat matches vs. Powell, Cody

Feb 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Cody also defeated Riverton on Thursday in Park County.

A short-term memory paid off for the Lander Tigers wrestling team in a pair of Class 3-A ... [more]

Chief boys destroy rival Lovell 86-42

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer:  The rivalry between Wyoming Indian and Lovell is considered the best in all of Class 2-A boys basketball by fans across the western region of the state. In the ... [more]

Cody hands Lander first league loss; Tigers take down Powell

Feb 3, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Things tightened up in the Class 3-A West boys basketball conference when the Lander Tigers produced a 1-1 record against Cody and Powell in Park County over ... [more]

Cougars put on clinic in 72-53 win Friday over SHS Wranglers

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Wind River nailed 18 3-pointers in the game, nine of them by sophomore Caleb C' Bearing.

SHOSHONI -- Maybe the Wind River boys should request all ... [more]

Why presidents often were governors

Feb 3, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  There are legitimate reasons why we voters have been a lot more willing to trust the tough job of president to governors.
It's happened 11 separate times, ... [more]

Technology won't replace learning

Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  But it certainly has the ability to stifle it.

At 21 I read Bruce Catton's classic trilogy of the American Civil War,  "Mr. Lincoln's Army", "Glory ... [more]

Bebout and others correct to question red carpet for Magpul

Feb 3, 2014 - Jess Rodgers, Casper:  Editor:
I couldn't believe the news that the State Loan and Investment Board would turn Casper's request for a conference center down, and then the Wyoming ... [more]

Super holiday

Feb 3, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  It has everything but the government designation

In every way but official government imprimatur, today is a national holiday.
Do you doubt it? Ask ... [more]

School board approves contracts, accepts resignations

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  The Riverton school board has approved to a contract offer to Jennifer Campbell as an assistant high school track coach.
A contract also was approved for ... [more]

Digest

Feb 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Sue Wallis replacement process to start
GILLETTE -- A Republican Party committee will meet Feb. 8 in Gillette to nominate three people to replace state ... [more]

Cheyenne man pleads guilty in August wreck that killed three

Feb 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GREELEY, Colo. -- A 22-year-old man who was determined to have caused an automibile crash in northern Colorado that killed two siblings and an Air Force senior ... [more]

Idaho worries about new Wyoming lottery's effect on revenue across border

Feb 3, 2014 - The Associated Press:  BOISE, Idaho -- Wyoming's upstart lottery could take a bite of out what have been steadily growing sales since the first $1 scratch ticket was sold in Idaho in ... [more]

Tarantino says he will not use Wyoming in movie after all

Feb 3, 2014 - By Brielle Schaeffer, For The Associated Press:  JACKSON -- Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, who is known for rampantly killing off characters in his movies, decided this time to kill his script, much to the ... [more]

The way it was: Co-ed Jeffrey City hoops - 1992

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Jeffrey City High School was in decline in the winter of 1992. Enrollment had plunged so far that the school couldn't field either a boys or girls basketball ... [more]

Dubois mayor voices concern over museum resignations

Feb 3, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman wants Fremont County commissioners to rehire two Dubois museum staff who resigned. She also seeks reassurance on the direction of ... [more]

Shoshone National Forest hiring seasonal workforce

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Shoshone National Forest is looking for a dedicated, hardworking, highly capable workforce for the summer.
Forest managers will fill temporary, seasonal ... [more]

Rez students participate in National Drug Facts Week

Feb 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  In celebration of National Drug Facts Week, students from Arapahoe Middle School were encouraged to be drug and alcohol free and learned about the dangers of ... [more]

WyDOT engineering office closes

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation's Dubois engineering office permanent closed its doors Saturday.
WyDOT's construction crew in Dubois is relocating to ... [more]

Carnegie Room opens with 'Rusalka'

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The opera begins at 11 a.m. Saturday with a dedication
ceremony at 1:15 p.m.


The Fremont County Library in Lander plans a grand opening of the ... [more]

Groups taking applications for rangeland internships

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The program gives budding agriculturalists ranching experience and educational opportunities.

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming ... [more]

Obama to be invited to education conference

Feb 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Department of Education officials say the agency will send an invitation to President Barack Obama, asking him to be a guest at the Wyoming Native ... [more]

Two new classes at RHS; three apply for rec board seats

Feb 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Fremont County School District 25 has approved two new Riverton High School courses.
Principal John Griffith described for the school board the new academic ... [more]

Sources now sought for operations at Wind River Job Corps Center

Feb 3, 2014 - From staff reports:  The facility is under construction near Riverton Regional Airport.

The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking sources interested in operating the Wind ... [more]

State's delays on Hill's reinstatement called a 'detour,' by staff

Feb 3, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Members of the senior leadership team for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill said they were confused by Attorney General Peter Michael's ... [more]

Field set for council vacancies; six to be interviewed Tuesday

Feb 3, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  A final pool of six hopefuls has been finalized for the two vacancies on the Riverton City Council.
Six candidates submitted their formal letters of interest ... [more]

Ronald Snyder Sr.

Feb 3, 2014 - Staff:  Ronald Snyder Sr., of Ethete, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 84 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 4, ... [more]

Wild game dinner comes to Riverton

Jan 31, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  A relatively new tradition in Riverton offers residents a chance to sample a variety of game meats from the local area.
The Third Annual Wild Game Dinner ... [more]

Conference-topper Natrona beats RHS girls

Jan 31, 2014 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  The loss broke Riverton's five-game winning streak.

For one quarter of Thursday evening's Class 4-A West girls basketball game, the Riverton Lady ... [more]