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Marshal Nichols joined other seniors at the Riverton Senior Center recently in gluing hearts to glassware for Valentine's Day candy jars. </p><p>
Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Marshal Nichols joined other seniors at the Riverton Senior Center recently in gluing hearts to glassware for Valentine's Day candy jars.

Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Marshal Nichols joined other seniors at the Riverton Senior Center recently in gluing hearts to glassware for Valentine's Day candy jars. </p><p>
Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Marshal Nichols joined other seniors at the Riverton Senior Center recently in gluing hearts to glassware for Valentine's Day candy jars.

Photos by Wayne Nicholls

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Riverton High School junior Joseph Roseno concentrated on test questions in Rustler Gym during the 56th annual Wolsborn-Drazovich Mathematics contest Wednesday at Central Wyoming College. More than 200 students from Fremont and Teton counties competed in the event sponsored by Wyoming community colleges. Lander students Nate Robinson (eighth grade) and Evan Fossen (grades 11-12) won their divisions, while Riverton's Bill Leasure took second in the eighth-grade division. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School junior Joseph Roseno concentrated on test questions in Rustler Gym during the 56th annual Wolsborn-Drazovich Mathematics contest Wednesday at Central Wyoming College. More than 200 students from Fremont and Teton counties competed in the event sponsored by Wyoming community colleges. Lander students Nate Robinson (eighth grade) and Evan Fossen (grades 11-12) won their divisions, while Riverton's Bill Leasure took second in the eighth-grade division. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton High School junior Joseph Roseno concentrated on test questions in Rustler Gym during the 56th annual Wolsborn-Drazovich Mathematics contest Wednesday at Central Wyoming College. More than 200 students from Fremont and Teton counties competed in the event sponsored by Wyoming community colleges. Lander students Nate Robinson (eighth grade) and Evan Fossen (grades 11-12) won their divisions, while Riverton's Bill Leasure took second in the eighth-grade division. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School junior Joseph Roseno concentrated on test questions in Rustler Gym during the 56th annual Wolsborn-Drazovich Mathematics contest Wednesday at Central Wyoming College. More than 200 students from Fremont and Teton counties competed in the event sponsored by Wyoming community colleges. Lander students Nate Robinson (eighth grade) and Evan Fossen (grades 11-12) won their divisions, while Riverton's Bill Leasure took second in the eighth-grade division. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton Middle School students served more than 470 diners Thursday at the annual eighth-grade restaurant, this year titled the

Riverton Middle School students served more than 470 diners Thursday at the annual eighth-grade restaurant, this year titled the "Snowy Slope Ski Lodge." Above, Tacee Finlayson picked up a plate of pasta with tongs. Below, Brynne Ogg took orders from Richard and Ryan Ortiz. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton Middle School students served more than 470 diners Thursday at the annual eighth-grade restaurant, this year titled the

Riverton Middle School students served more than 470 diners Thursday at the annual eighth-grade restaurant, this year titled the "Snowy Slope Ski Lodge." Above, Tacee Finlayson picked up a plate of pasta with tongs. Below, Brynne Ogg took orders from Richard and Ryan Ortiz. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

The Central Wyoming College Theater Department </p><p>
presents the Lerner and Loewe musical

The Central Wyoming College Theater Department

presents the Lerner and Loewe musical "Camelot" starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. The play runs this weekend and next. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


The Central Wyoming College Theater Department </p><p>
presents the Lerner and Loewe musical

The Central Wyoming College Theater Department

presents the Lerner and Loewe musical "Camelot" starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. The play runs this weekend and next. Photo by Wayne Nicholls



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A capacity crowd watched the 2-A final Saturday

A capacity crowd watched the 2-A final Saturday


A capacity crowd watched the 2-A final Saturday

A capacity crowd watched the 2-A final Saturday

Eight-year-old Makaylau Hyatt worked on her sales presentation during a recent Girl Scout cookie sales training program in Riverton. Cookie sales continue this month. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Eight-year-old Makaylau Hyatt worked on her sales presentation during a recent Girl Scout cookie sales training program in Riverton. Cookie sales continue this month. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Eight-year-old Makaylau Hyatt worked on her sales presentation during a recent Girl Scout cookie sales training program in Riverton. Cookie sales continue this month. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Eight-year-old Makaylau Hyatt worked on her sales presentation during a recent Girl Scout cookie sales training program in Riverton. Cookie sales continue this month. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Snow from Tuesday's storm blanketed the Owl Creek Mountains as viewed from the Wright Land and Cattle Company roperty on South Muddy Road north of Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Snow from Tuesday's storm blanketed the Owl Creek Mountains as viewed from the Wright Land and Cattle Company roperty on South Muddy Road north of Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Snow from Tuesday's storm blanketed the Owl Creek Mountains as viewed from the Wright Land and Cattle Company roperty on South Muddy Road north of Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Snow from Tuesday's storm blanketed the Owl Creek Mountains as viewed from the Wright Land and Cattle Company roperty on South Muddy Road north of Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Aspen Park Elementary School first-graders (front row) Hannah Matsen, Tina Kornder, Addison Hallock, Christopher Reinig and Michael Coleman were sleeping farm animals between songs during their class concert

Aspen Park Elementary School first-graders (front row) Hannah Matsen, Tina Kornder, Addison Hallock, Christopher Reinig and Michael Coleman were sleeping farm animals between songs during their class concert "Down on the Farm' at the school last week. A big crowd enjoyed the student show. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Aspen Park Elementary School first-graders (front row) Hannah Matsen, Tina Kornder, Addison Hallock, Christopher Reinig and Michael Coleman were sleeping farm animals between songs during their class concert

Aspen Park Elementary School first-graders (front row) Hannah Matsen, Tina Kornder, Addison Hallock, Christopher Reinig and Michael Coleman were sleeping farm animals between songs during their class concert "Down on the Farm' at the school last week. A big crowd enjoyed the student show. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Wolverines drop final state game to East 61-48

Wolverines drop final state game to East 61-48


Wolverines drop final state game to East 61-48

Wolverines drop final state game to East 61-48

Forty-nine contestants competed at Saturday's 17th annual Stars of Tomorrow talent show sponsored by the Riverton Kiwanis Club in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. First-place winners included Heather McLaughlin, top left,  singing

Forty-nine contestants competed at Saturday's 17th annual Stars of Tomorrow talent show sponsored by the Riverton Kiwanis Club in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. First-place winners included Heather McLaughlin, top left, singing "My New Philosophy"; Maycee Manzanares, bottom left) with her dance solo "Firework"; and senior division winner Courtney Olson, right, singing "Faithfully." Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Forty-nine contestants competed at Saturday's 17th annual Stars of Tomorrow talent show sponsored by the Riverton Kiwanis Club in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. First-place winners included Heather McLaughlin, top left,  singing

Forty-nine contestants competed at Saturday's 17th annual Stars of Tomorrow talent show sponsored by the Riverton Kiwanis Club in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. First-place winners included Heather McLaughlin, top left, singing "My New Philosophy"; Maycee Manzanares, bottom left) with her dance solo "Firework"; and senior division winner Courtney Olson, right, singing "Faithfully." Photos by Wayne Nicholls



Jeremy Williams gazed at a giant skull and crossbones greeting guests at the St. Margaret's School gymnasium Saturday night for the annual St. Patrick's Day dinner and fundraiser, which this year featured a pirate theme. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Jeremy Williams gazed at a giant skull and crossbones greeting guests at the St. Margaret's School gymnasium Saturday night for the annual St. Patrick's Day dinner and fundraiser, which this year featured a pirate theme. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Jeremy Williams gazed at a giant skull and crossbones greeting guests at the St. Margaret's School gymnasium Saturday night for the annual St. Patrick's Day dinner and fundraiser, which this year featured a pirate theme. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Jeremy Williams gazed at a giant skull and crossbones greeting guests at the St. Margaret's School gymnasium Saturday night for the annual St. Patrick's Day dinner and fundraiser, which this year featured a pirate theme. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Jackson Elementary School kindergarteners Ezra Hernandez, left, and Chloe Wright performed a wedding dance after their

Jackson Elementary School kindergarteners Ezra Hernandez, left, and Chloe Wright performed a wedding dance after their "marriage" as the spider and the bee during their class's insect-themed musical Tuesday at the Riverton school. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Jackson Elementary School kindergarteners Ezra Hernandez, left, and Chloe Wright performed a wedding dance after their

Jackson Elementary School kindergarteners Ezra Hernandez, left, and Chloe Wright performed a wedding dance after their "marriage" as the spider and the bee during their class's insect-themed musical Tuesday at the Riverton school. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Zaden Root studied a phonics lesson beneath dozens of  drawings in the school's media room Wednesday. The annual student art show starts Thursday and will be on display through Monday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Zaden Root studied a phonics lesson beneath dozens of drawings in the school's media room Wednesday. The annual student art show starts Thursday and will be on display through Monday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Zaden Root studied a phonics lesson beneath dozens of  drawings in the school's media room Wednesday. The annual student art show starts Thursday and will be on display through Monday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Zaden Root studied a phonics lesson beneath dozens of drawings in the school's media room Wednesday. The annual student art show starts Thursday and will be on display through Monday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Two-year-old Ethan Nunes and mother Sarah sat for a photo next to the Easter Bunny (Shannon McAlexander) at the Saturday morning fundraiser for the PAWS animal shelter at Gary Brodrick's  Superstore in Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Two-year-old Ethan Nunes and mother Sarah sat for a photo next to the Easter Bunny (Shannon McAlexander) at the Saturday morning fundraiser for the PAWS animal shelter at Gary Brodrick's Superstore in Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Two-year-old Ethan Nunes and mother Sarah sat for a photo next to the Easter Bunny (Shannon McAlexander) at the Saturday morning fundraiser for the PAWS animal shelter at Gary Brodrick's  Superstore in Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Two-year-old Ethan Nunes and mother Sarah sat for a photo next to the Easter Bunny (Shannon McAlexander) at the Saturday morning fundraiser for the PAWS animal shelter at Gary Brodrick's Superstore in Riverton. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

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Head Start preschoolers in Riverton welcomed the first chick of spring to their class as another bird pecked through its shell Wednesday.

Head Start preschoolers in Riverton welcomed the first chick of spring to their class as another bird pecked through its shell Wednesday.


Head Start preschoolers in Riverton welcomed the first chick of spring to their class as another bird pecked through its shell Wednesday.

Head Start preschoolers in Riverton welcomed the first chick of spring to their class as another bird pecked through its shell Wednesday.

The Northern Arapaho were granted the nation's first federal permit allowing members to kill bald eagles for religious purposes. On Friday, the Wyoming tribe renewed a legal challenge against the government, calling the permit a

The Northern Arapaho were granted the nation's first federal permit allowing members to kill bald eagles for religious purposes. On Friday, the Wyoming tribe renewed a legal challenge against the government, calling the permit a "sham" because of restrictions against killing the birds on the tribe's reservation.


The Northern Arapaho were granted the nation's first federal permit allowing members to kill bald eagles for religious purposes. On Friday, the Wyoming tribe renewed a legal challenge against the government, calling the permit a

The Northern Arapaho were granted the nation's first federal permit allowing members to kill bald eagles for religious purposes. On Friday, the Wyoming tribe renewed a legal challenge against the government, calling the permit a "sham" because of restrictions against killing the birds on the tribe's reservation.

Thomas Kinkade's sentimental oil paintings were not appreciated by art critics, but they sold in huge numbers. Kinkaid was one of the wealthiest men in art. MCT photo

Thomas Kinkade's sentimental oil paintings were not appreciated by art critics, but they sold in huge numbers. Kinkaid was one of the wealthiest men in art. MCT photo


Thomas Kinkade's sentimental oil paintings were not appreciated by art critics, but they sold in huge numbers. Kinkaid was one of the wealthiest men in art. MCT photo

Thomas Kinkade's sentimental oil paintings were not appreciated by art critics, but they sold in huge numbers. Kinkaid was one of the wealthiest men in art. MCT photo

Superintendent Terry Snyder

Superintendent Terry Snyder


Superintendent Terry Snyder

Superintendent Terry Snyder

Riverton High School juniors were busy Friday morning transforming the gym to the

Riverton High School juniors were busy Friday morning transforming the gym to the "Once Upon A Time" theme environment for Saturday's prom. Above, Xavier Webb tied balloons to the grand entry way. Left, Kristen Bailey helped hang a wall of plastic around the dance floor. Below Morgan Hinkle and Megan Hough unfurled a bolt of gossamer for decoration. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton High School juniors were busy Friday morning transforming the gym to the

Riverton High School juniors were busy Friday morning transforming the gym to the "Once Upon A Time" theme environment for Saturday's prom. Above, Xavier Webb tied balloons to the grand entry way. Left, Kristen Bailey helped hang a wall of plastic around the dance floor. Below Morgan Hinkle and Megan Hough unfurled a bolt of gossamer for decoration. Photos by Wayne Nicholls



Musicians from around Fremont County participated in Thursday night's Spring Showcase concert in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Robert Hussa directed the expanded Collegiate Chorale in John Rutter's

Musicians from around Fremont County participated in Thursday night's Spring Showcase concert in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Robert Hussa directed the expanded Collegiate Chorale in John Rutter's "Requiem." Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Musicians from around Fremont County participated in Thursday night's Spring Showcase concert in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Robert Hussa directed the expanded Collegiate Chorale in John Rutter's

Musicians from around Fremont County participated in Thursday night's Spring Showcase concert in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Robert Hussa directed the expanded Collegiate Chorale in John Rutter's "Requiem." Photos by Wayne Nicholls



Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Chase Taylor straightened her soda bottles during the parents reception Thursday at the school for the fourth-grade science fair. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Chase Taylor straightened her soda bottles during the parents reception Thursday at the school for the fourth-grade science fair. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Chase Taylor straightened her soda bottles during the parents reception Thursday at the school for the fourth-grade science fair. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School fourth-grader Chase Taylor straightened her soda bottles during the parents reception Thursday at the school for the fourth-grade science fair. Photo by Wayne Nicholls



A partially eclipsed sun set behind a house Sunday north of Lander. The annular solar eclipse was visible in much of the western United States and eastern Asia. Photo by Jamie Drendel

A partially eclipsed sun set behind a house Sunday north of Lander. The annular solar eclipse was visible in much of the western United States and eastern Asia. Photo by Jamie Drendel


A partially eclipsed sun set behind a house Sunday north of Lander. The annular solar eclipse was visible in much of the western United States and eastern Asia. Photo by Jamie Drendel

A partially eclipsed sun set behind a house Sunday north of Lander. The annular solar eclipse was visible in much of the western United States and eastern Asia. Photo by Jamie Drendel

One hundred eighty dance students from Main Street Dance presented their annual recital,

One hundred eighty dance students from Main Street Dance presented their annual recital, "Miracles Happen," Saturday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Above, Eliana Santee exploded off the floor during her group's dance "Lullaby." Photo by Wayne Nicholls


One hundred eighty dance students from Main Street Dance presented their annual recital,

One hundred eighty dance students from Main Street Dance presented their annual recital, "Miracles Happen," Saturday in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater. Above, Eliana Santee exploded off the floor during her group's dance "Lullaby." Photo by Wayne Nicholls



Rendezvous Elementary School parent Dan Robinson pulled the covering of a teepee onto its frame Thursday at the 1838 Rendezvous grounds east of Riverton. The annual event for fourth-graders later was called off due to rain Friday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School parent Dan Robinson pulled the covering of a teepee onto its frame Thursday at the 1838 Rendezvous grounds east of Riverton. The annual event for fourth-graders later was called off due to rain Friday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Rendezvous Elementary School parent Dan Robinson pulled the covering of a teepee onto its frame Thursday at the 1838 Rendezvous grounds east of Riverton. The annual event for fourth-graders later was called off due to rain Friday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Rendezvous Elementary School parent Dan Robinson pulled the covering of a teepee onto its frame Thursday at the 1838 Rendezvous grounds east of Riverton. The annual event for fourth-graders later was called off due to rain Friday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Melissa Rae stood up behind younger sister Ashlee as the two were pushed in their stroller by their mother, Brittney, around Wolverine track during the Relay for Life. The fundraising benefit for the American Cancer Society raised $3,500 Friday and Saturday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Melissa Rae stood up behind younger sister Ashlee as the two were pushed in their stroller by their mother, Brittney, around Wolverine track during the Relay for Life. The fundraising benefit for the American Cancer Society raised $3,500 Friday and Saturday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Three-year-old Melissa Rae stood up behind younger sister Ashlee as the two were pushed in their stroller by their mother, Brittney, around Wolverine track during the Relay for Life. The fundraising benefit for the American Cancer Society raised $3,500 Friday and Saturday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Melissa Rae stood up behind younger sister Ashlee as the two were pushed in their stroller by their mother, Brittney, around Wolverine track during the Relay for Life. The fundraising benefit for the American Cancer Society raised $3,500 Friday and Saturday. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School seniors posed around the 2012 stained-glass window they created as their class's gift to the school. From left, Sheridan Smith, Chasely Morgan, Nakita Briebell, Hannah Soll, Marcia Ashdown and Sam Myers. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School seniors posed around the 2012 stained-glass window they created as their class's gift to the school. From left, Sheridan Smith, Chasely Morgan, Nakita Briebell, Hannah Soll, Marcia Ashdown and Sam Myers. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton High School seniors posed around the 2012 stained-glass window they created as their class's gift to the school. From left, Sheridan Smith, Chasely Morgan, Nakita Briebell, Hannah Soll, Marcia Ashdown and Sam Myers. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School seniors posed around the 2012 stained-glass window they created as their class's gift to the school. From left, Sheridan Smith, Chasely Morgan, Nakita Briebell, Hannah Soll, Marcia Ashdown and Sam Myers. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Lisa Myers touched up a United States map painted on the playground at Aspen Park Elementary School. Myers is the adviser to the Riverton High School group that painted the map late in the school year. Photo by Wayne Nicholls.

Lisa Myers touched up a United States map painted on the playground at Aspen Park Elementary School. Myers is the adviser to the Riverton High School group that painted the map late in the school year. Photo by Wayne Nicholls.


Lisa Myers touched up a United States map painted on the playground at Aspen Park Elementary School. Myers is the adviser to the Riverton High School group that painted the map late in the school year. Photo by Wayne Nicholls.

Lisa Myers touched up a United States map painted on the playground at Aspen Park Elementary School. Myers is the adviser to the Riverton High School group that painted the map late in the school year. Photo by Wayne Nicholls.


Children attending the kickoff to the summer reading program took great delight Thursday morning at the performance of magician Cody Landstrum at the Riverton Branch Library. Above, Landstrum reacted to the appearance of an extra ball appearing in the palm of his assistant, 7-year-old Makenna Thornley. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Children attending the kickoff to the summer reading program took great delight Thursday morning at the performance of magician Cody Landstrum at the Riverton Branch Library. Above, Landstrum reacted to the appearance of an extra ball appearing in the palm of his assistant, 7-year-old Makenna Thornley. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Children attending the kickoff to the summer reading program took great delight Thursday morning at the performance of magician Cody Landstrum at the Riverton Branch Library. Above, Landstrum reacted to the appearance of an extra ball appearing in the palm of his assistant, 7-year-old Makenna Thornley. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Children attending the kickoff to the summer reading program took great delight Thursday morning at the performance of magician Cody Landstrum at the Riverton Branch Library. Above, Landstrum reacted to the appearance of an extra ball appearing in the palm of his assistant, 7-year-old Makenna Thornley. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Julia Mullinix, left, watched as 4-year-old friend Tosha Kenyon painted a bird print with a mixture of Kool-aid paint during Tuesday morning's Toddler Corner theme art activity time at the Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Julia Mullinix, left, watched as 4-year-old friend Tosha Kenyon painted a bird print with a mixture of Kool-aid paint during Tuesday morning's Toddler Corner theme art activity time at the Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Three-year-old Julia Mullinix, left, watched as 4-year-old friend Tosha Kenyon painted a bird print with a mixture of Kool-aid paint during Tuesday morning's Toddler Corner theme art activity time at the Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Three-year-old Julia Mullinix, left, watched as 4-year-old friend Tosha Kenyon painted a bird print with a mixture of Kool-aid paint during Tuesday morning's Toddler Corner theme art activity time at the Little Wind Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

After attempting to hang bunting from the second story of his building in the 400 block of East Main Street using a ladder, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness hired Jerry Bornhoft employees Robbie Abrams and Ryan Freeman to use the company's scissor lift to get the job done. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

After attempting to hang bunting from the second story of his building in the 400 block of East Main Street using a ladder, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness hired Jerry Bornhoft employees Robbie Abrams and Ryan Freeman to use the company's scissor lift to get the job done. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


After attempting to hang bunting from the second story of his building in the 400 block of East Main Street using a ladder, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness hired Jerry Bornhoft employees Robbie Abrams and Ryan Freeman to use the company's scissor lift to get the job done. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

After attempting to hang bunting from the second story of his building in the 400 block of East Main Street using a ladder, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness hired Jerry Bornhoft employees Robbie Abrams and Ryan Freeman to use the company's scissor lift to get the job done. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

A chick and a pair of adult sandhill cranes searched for food in the grasses Sunday off Rendezvous Road between Hudson and Arapahoe. Most sandhills live in grasslands and eat plants, mice, insects or worms. Photo by Jamie Drendel

A chick and a pair of adult sandhill cranes searched for food in the grasses Sunday off Rendezvous Road between Hudson and Arapahoe. Most sandhills live in grasslands and eat plants, mice, insects or worms. Photo by Jamie Drendel


A chick and a pair of adult sandhill cranes searched for food in the grasses Sunday off Rendezvous Road between Hudson and Arapahoe. Most sandhills live in grasslands and eat plants, mice, insects or worms. Photo by Jamie Drendel

A chick and a pair of adult sandhill cranes searched for food in the grasses Sunday off Rendezvous Road between Hudson and Arapahoe. Most sandhills live in grasslands and eat plants, mice, insects or worms. Photo by Jamie Drendel









Weston Garrett of Douglas had a 73-point ride in the bareback competition Tuesday night to place second at the PRCA Ram rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Weston Garrett of Douglas had a 73-point ride in the bareback competition Tuesday night to place second at the PRCA Ram rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Weston Garrett of Douglas had a 73-point ride in the bareback competition Tuesday night to place second at the PRCA Ram rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Weston Garrett of Douglas had a 73-point ride in the bareback competition Tuesday night to place second at the PRCA Ram rodeo at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

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In 1932, Lola Yocum of Lander, left, had just won the Wyoming Junior Piano contest in Casper, organized by the Wyoming Federation of Music Clubs. With the victory, she earned the right to compete in the piano competition at the state fair, according to news accounts of the day. </p><p>
Elsie Stakebake of Riverton, right, also was headed to the state fair after winning the Fremont County Spelling Contest in 1932.</p><p>
In those days, the state contest was held at the state fair months after the county contests as opposed to today, when the state bee at the Wyoming Capitol usually takes place less than a month after the county competitions.</p><p>
File photos

In 1932, Lola Yocum of Lander, left, had just won the Wyoming Junior Piano contest in Casper, organized by the Wyoming Federation of Music Clubs. With the victory, she earned the right to compete in the piano competition at the state fair, according to news accounts of the day.

Elsie Stakebake of Riverton, right, also was headed to the state fair after winning the Fremont County Spelling Contest in 1932.

In those days, the state contest was held at the state fair months after the county contests as opposed to today, when the state bee at the Wyoming Capitol usually takes place less than a month after the county competitions.

File photos


In 1932, Lola Yocum of Lander, left, had just won the Wyoming Junior Piano contest in Casper, organized by the Wyoming Federation of Music Clubs. With the victory, she earned the right to compete in the piano competition at the state fair, according to news accounts of the day. </p><p>
Elsie Stakebake of Riverton, right, also was headed to the state fair after winning the Fremont County Spelling Contest in 1932.</p><p>
In those days, the state contest was held at the state fair months after the county contests as opposed to today, when the state bee at the Wyoming Capitol usually takes place less than a month after the county competitions.</p><p>
File photos

In 1932, Lola Yocum of Lander, left, had just won the Wyoming Junior Piano contest in Casper, organized by the Wyoming Federation of Music Clubs. With the victory, she earned the right to compete in the piano competition at the state fair, according to news accounts of the day.

Elsie Stakebake of Riverton, right, also was headed to the state fair after winning the Fremont County Spelling Contest in 1932.

In those days, the state contest was held at the state fair months after the county contests as opposed to today, when the state bee at the Wyoming Capitol usually takes place less than a month after the county competitions.

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Central Wyoming College volleyball player Marissa Cutts spiked the ball against Ana Tenorio, left, and Abby Ehlers during a recent practice with Dallas Horn to the rear. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Central Wyoming College volleyball player Marissa Cutts spiked the ball against Ana Tenorio, left, and Abby Ehlers during a recent practice with Dallas Horn to the rear. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Central Wyoming College volleyball player Marissa Cutts spiked the ball against Ana Tenorio, left, and Abby Ehlers during a recent practice with Dallas Horn to the rear. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Central Wyoming College volleyball player Marissa Cutts spiked the ball against Ana Tenorio, left, and Abby Ehlers during a recent practice with Dallas Horn to the rear. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Utah State University associate men's basketball coach Tim Duryea talked Friday night during a clinic at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Utah State University associate men's basketball coach Tim Duryea talked Friday night during a clinic at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Utah State University associate men's basketball coach Tim Duryea talked Friday night during a clinic at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Utah State University associate men's basketball coach Tim Duryea talked Friday night during a clinic at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bruce Tippets




School facilities commission member Pete Jorgenson, a former Wyoming Legislator, asked

School facilities commission member Pete Jorgenson, a former Wyoming Legislator, asked "Why does Shoshoni need a high school?"


School facilities commission member Pete Jorgenson, a former Wyoming Legislator, asked

School facilities commission member Pete Jorgenson, a former Wyoming Legislator, asked "Why does Shoshoni need a high school?"

Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Wyoming Indian's Kane Big Lake was gang tackled by Shoshoni defenders Wyatt Ramsey, Nick Stover and Colter Jordan as Gary Medicine Cloud closed on the play in WRCAA championship game. Photo by Randy Tucker

Wyoming Indian's Kane Big Lake was gang tackled by Shoshoni defenders Wyatt Ramsey, Nick Stover and Colter Jordan as Gary Medicine Cloud closed on the play in WRCAA championship game. Photo by Randy Tucker


Wyoming Indian's Kane Big Lake was gang tackled by Shoshoni defenders Wyatt Ramsey, Nick Stover and Colter Jordan as Gary Medicine Cloud closed on the play in WRCAA championship game. Photo by Randy Tucker

Wyoming Indian's Kane Big Lake was gang tackled by Shoshoni defenders Wyatt Ramsey, Nick Stover and Colter Jordan as Gary Medicine Cloud closed on the play in WRCAA championship game. Photo by Randy Tucker

Riverton's Bailey Broadbent ran to the finish line onR00;Friday afternoon at the Class 4-AR00;West regionals at the Wind River Golf Course in Riverton. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Riverton's Bailey Broadbent ran to the finish line onR00;Friday afternoon at the Class 4-AR00;West regionals at the Wind River Golf Course in Riverton. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Riverton's Bailey Broadbent ran to the finish line onR00;Friday afternoon at the Class 4-AR00;West regionals at the Wind River Golf Course in Riverton. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Riverton's Bailey Broadbent ran to the finish line onR00;Friday afternoon at the Class 4-AR00;West regionals at the Wind River Golf Course in Riverton. Photo by Bruce Tippets






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Lee Martinez

Lee Martinez


Lee Martinez

Lee Martinez


The Yellowstone National Park bison herd numbers about 4,300. File photo

The Yellowstone National Park bison herd numbers about 4,300. File photo


The Yellowstone National Park bison herd numbers about 4,300. File photo

The Yellowstone National Park bison herd numbers about 4,300. File photo

The Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie was recently given a five-star rating by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Alejandra Silva

The Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie was recently given a five-star rating by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Alejandra Silva


The Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie was recently given a five-star rating by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Alejandra Silva

The Morning Star Care Center in Fort Washakie was recently given a five-star rating by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Alejandra Silva

Only the feet of voter Jim Ray of Riverton were visible at the Fremont Center in Riverton shortly after the polling place opened Tuesday morning. Election officials said turnout was steady in early voting.  Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Only the feet of voter Jim Ray of Riverton were visible at the Fremont Center in Riverton shortly after the polling place opened Tuesday morning. Election officials said turnout was steady in early voting. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Only the feet of voter Jim Ray of Riverton were visible at the Fremont Center in Riverton shortly after the polling place opened Tuesday morning. Election officials said turnout was steady in early voting.  Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Only the feet of voter Jim Ray of Riverton were visible at the Fremont Center in Riverton shortly after the polling place opened Tuesday morning. Election officials said turnout was steady in early voting. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Central Wyoming College sophomore forward Porsha Wadsworth scored two in the paint Friday against the All-Stars at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Central Wyoming College sophomore forward Porsha Wadsworth scored two in the paint Friday against the All-Stars at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Central Wyoming College sophomore forward Porsha Wadsworth scored two in the paint Friday against the All-Stars at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Central Wyoming College sophomore forward Porsha Wadsworth scored two in the paint Friday against the All-Stars at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


State legislators met with University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan last week in Hudson. From left, Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, spoke with Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton; Chris Boswell, UW's vice president for governmental and community affairs; Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton; and Buchanan. Photo by Katie Roenigk

State legislators met with University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan last week in Hudson. From left, Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, spoke with Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton; Chris Boswell, UW's vice president for governmental and community affairs; Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton; and Buchanan. Photo by Katie Roenigk


State legislators met with University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan last week in Hudson. From left, Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, spoke with Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton; Chris Boswell, UW's vice president for governmental and community affairs; Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton; and Buchanan. Photo by Katie Roenigk

State legislators met with University of Wyoming president Tom Buchanan last week in Hudson. From left, Rep. Nathan Winters, R-Thermopolis, spoke with Rep. Dave Miller, R-Riverton; Chris Boswell, UW's vice president for governmental and community affairs; Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton; and Buchanan. Photo by Katie Roenigk





Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Photos by Wayne Nicholls

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Pine bark beetles have infested more than 40 million acres of U.S. forests.

Pine bark beetles have infested more than 40 million acres of U.S. forests.


Pine bark beetles have infested more than 40 million acres of U.S. forests.

Pine bark beetles have infested more than 40 million acres of U.S. forests.

Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez played in the exhibition game at the start of the season at Wyoming Indian High School. Martinez scored 25 points on Tuesday night vs. the University of Denver. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez played in the exhibition game at the start of the season at Wyoming Indian High School. Martinez scored 25 points on Tuesday night vs. the University of Denver. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez played in the exhibition game at the start of the season at Wyoming Indian High School. Martinez scored 25 points on Tuesday night vs. the University of Denver. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Wyoming senior guard Luke Martinez played in the exhibition game at the start of the season at Wyoming Indian High School. Martinez scored 25 points on Tuesday night vs. the University of Denver. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Shoshoni's Tyler Clemetson, left, wrestled J.D. Nelson of  the Worland junior varsity during the Zach Parish duals in Shoshoni. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Shoshoni's Tyler Clemetson, left, wrestled J.D. Nelson of the Worland junior varsity during the Zach Parish duals in Shoshoni. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Shoshoni's Tyler Clemetson, left, wrestled J.D. Nelson of  the Worland junior varsity during the Zach Parish duals in Shoshoni. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Shoshoni's Tyler Clemetson, left, wrestled J.D. Nelson of the Worland junior varsity during the Zach Parish duals in Shoshoni. Photo by Wayne Nicholls











Mayor Ron Warpness, left, read the oath of office to councilmen Todd Smith, Lars Baker and Jonathan Faubion in January 2013. Smith announced his resignation Tuesday.

Mayor Ron Warpness, left, read the oath of office to councilmen Todd Smith, Lars Baker and Jonathan Faubion in January 2013. Smith announced his resignation Tuesday.


Mayor Ron Warpness, left, read the oath of office to councilmen Todd Smith, Lars Baker and Jonathan Faubion in January 2013. Smith announced his resignation Tuesday.

Mayor Ron Warpness, left, read the oath of office to councilmen Todd Smith, Lars Baker and Jonathan Faubion in January 2013. Smith announced his resignation Tuesday.


Tyler Clemetson of Shoshoni, top, will be at the Dun Runner wrestling tournament Friday and</p><p>
Saturday at Wind River High School. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Tyler Clemetson of Shoshoni, top, will be at the Dun Runner wrestling tournament Friday and

Saturday at Wind River High School. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Tyler Clemetson of Shoshoni, top, will be at the Dun Runner wrestling tournament Friday and</p><p>
Saturday at Wind River High School. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Tyler Clemetson of Shoshoni, top, will be at the Dun Runner wrestling tournament Friday and

Saturday at Wind River High School. Photo by Wayne Nicholls
















Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips is up for seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips is up for seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.


Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips is up for seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips is up for seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Wind River High School sophomores Alex Kini, left, and Aspen Stagner told judge Ruth Law about their work with chicken eggs during the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Katie Roenigk

Wind River High School sophomores Alex Kini, left, and Aspen Stagner told judge Ruth Law about their work with chicken eggs during the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Katie Roenigk


Wind River High School sophomores Alex Kini, left, and Aspen Stagner told judge Ruth Law about their work with chicken eggs during the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Katie Roenigk

Wind River High School sophomores Alex Kini, left, and Aspen Stagner told judge Ruth Law about their work with chicken eggs during the West Central Regional Science Fair on Monday at Central Wyoming College. Photo by Katie Roenigk

With scorers' tables bunched at the center of the mat layout, spectators filled Wolverine Gym in Riverton to near capacity by 10 a.m. Friday as the Ron Thon Invitational wrestling tournament began at Riverton High School. The event is the largest high school wrestling tournament in Wyoming including the state tournament. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

With scorers' tables bunched at the center of the mat layout, spectators filled Wolverine Gym in Riverton to near capacity by 10 a.m. Friday as the Ron Thon Invitational wrestling tournament began at Riverton High School. The event is the largest high school wrestling tournament in Wyoming including the state tournament. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


With scorers' tables bunched at the center of the mat layout, spectators filled Wolverine Gym in Riverton to near capacity by 10 a.m. Friday as the Ron Thon Invitational wrestling tournament began at Riverton High School. The event is the largest high school wrestling tournament in Wyoming including the state tournament. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

With scorers' tables bunched at the center of the mat layout, spectators filled Wolverine Gym in Riverton to near capacity by 10 a.m. Friday as the Ron Thon Invitational wrestling tournament began at Riverton High School. The event is the largest high school wrestling tournament in Wyoming including the state tournament. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Stephen Collins from Dubois drove by Wind River's Bryce Hankins in  inter-class action at Wind River Friday. Photo by Randy Tucker

Stephen Collins from Dubois drove by Wind River's Bryce Hankins in inter-class action at Wind River Friday. Photo by Randy Tucker


Stephen Collins from Dubois drove by Wind River's Bryce Hankins in  inter-class action at Wind River Friday. Photo by Randy Tucker

Stephen Collins from Dubois drove by Wind River's Bryce Hankins in inter-class action at Wind River Friday. Photo by Randy Tucker




Riverton's T.J. Galey, left, won the Class 4-A West conference championship at 170 pounds over Evanston's William Kishpaugh. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton's T.J. Galey, left, won the Class 4-A West conference championship at 170 pounds over Evanston's William Kishpaugh. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton's T.J. Galey, left, won the Class 4-A West conference championship at 170 pounds over Evanston's William Kishpaugh. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton's T.J. Galey, left, won the Class 4-A West conference championship at 170 pounds over Evanston's William Kishpaugh. Photos by Wayne Nicholls







Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton's Jordan Belville scored  Thursday against Cheyenne South in the opening round of the Class 4-A state tournament. Photo by Randy Tucker

Riverton's Jordan Belville scored Thursday against Cheyenne South in the opening round of the Class 4-A state tournament. Photo by Randy Tucker


Riverton's Jordan Belville scored  Thursday against Cheyenne South in the opening round of the Class 4-A state tournament. Photo by Randy Tucker

Riverton's Jordan Belville scored Thursday against Cheyenne South in the opening round of the Class 4-A state tournament. Photo by Randy Tucker

Riverton reserves Anthony Condie, Wyatt Meyer, Chris Quayle, Michael Johnston and Brandon Fullerton exulted as Rivertoncame from behind in the fourth quarter to take down Gillette in the state 4-A semifinals Friday night.  Photo by Bruce Tippets

Riverton reserves Anthony Condie, Wyatt Meyer, Chris Quayle, Michael Johnston and Brandon Fullerton exulted as Rivertoncame from behind in the fourth quarter to take down Gillette in the state 4-A semifinals Friday night. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Riverton reserves Anthony Condie, Wyatt Meyer, Chris Quayle, Michael Johnston and Brandon Fullerton exulted as Rivertoncame from behind in the fourth quarter to take down Gillette in the state 4-A semifinals Friday night.  Photo by Bruce Tippets

Riverton reserves Anthony Condie, Wyatt Meyer, Chris Quayle, Michael Johnston and Brandon Fullerton exulted as Rivertoncame from behind in the fourth quarter to take down Gillette in the state 4-A semifinals Friday night. Photo by Bruce Tippets

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Lloyd Eckstein looked over the shelves at the Riverton Community Food Bank, which he operates with wife Nancy. The organization handed out more than 35,000 pounds of food last year, serving 873 visiting adults, many with families. Photo by Alejandra Silva

Lloyd Eckstein looked over the shelves at the Riverton Community Food Bank, which he operates with wife Nancy. The organization handed out more than 35,000 pounds of food last year, serving 873 visiting adults, many with families. Photo by Alejandra Silva


Lloyd Eckstein looked over the shelves at the Riverton Community Food Bank, which he operates with wife Nancy. The organization handed out more than 35,000 pounds of food last year, serving 873 visiting adults, many with families. Photo by Alejandra Silva

Lloyd Eckstein looked over the shelves at the Riverton Community Food Bank, which he operates with wife Nancy. The organization handed out more than 35,000 pounds of food last year, serving 873 visiting adults, many with families. Photo by Alejandra Silva



Elsie Campbell roped a goat during a recent Central Wyoming College Rodeo team practice at the CWC Equine Center. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Elsie Campbell roped a goat during a recent Central Wyoming College Rodeo team practice at the CWC Equine Center. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Elsie Campbell roped a goat during a recent Central Wyoming College Rodeo team practice at the CWC Equine Center. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Elsie Campbell roped a goat during a recent Central Wyoming College Rodeo team practice at the CWC Equine Center. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

The Snow King Resort's new owner is sinking $16 million into the building's wall-to-wall remodel.

The Snow King Resort's new owner is sinking $16 million into the building's wall-to-wall remodel.


The Snow King Resort's new owner is sinking $16 million into the building's wall-to-wall remodel.

The Snow King Resort's new owner is sinking $16 million into the building's wall-to-wall remodel.

Chance Gonka is a steer wrestler for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Chance Gonka is a steer wrestler for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Chance Gonka is a steer wrestler for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Chance Gonka is a steer wrestler for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Wayne Nicholls








CWC valedictorians, from left, Kaitlyn Tracy, Jordan Marie Stapley, Jonathan Patrick Rasbach, Rachel Inez Lamb, Tetiana Hutchison, Kali Lynn Howe, Craig Haslam, Macey Fegler, and Abigail Ann Ehlers were recognized Friday night at the college's commencement exercises. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

CWC valedictorians, from left, Kaitlyn Tracy, Jordan Marie Stapley, Jonathan Patrick Rasbach, Rachel Inez Lamb, Tetiana Hutchison, Kali Lynn Howe, Craig Haslam, Macey Fegler, and Abigail Ann Ehlers were recognized Friday night at the college's commencement exercises. Photos by Wayne Nicholls


CWC valedictorians, from left, Kaitlyn Tracy, Jordan Marie Stapley, Jonathan Patrick Rasbach, Rachel Inez Lamb, Tetiana Hutchison, Kali Lynn Howe, Craig Haslam, Macey Fegler, and Abigail Ann Ehlers were recognized Friday night at the college's commencement exercises. Photos by Wayne Nicholls

CWC valedictorians, from left, Kaitlyn Tracy, Jordan Marie Stapley, Jonathan Patrick Rasbach, Rachel Inez Lamb, Tetiana Hutchison, Kali Lynn Howe, Craig Haslam, Macey Fegler, and Abigail Ann Ehlers were recognized Friday night at the college's commencement exercises. Photos by Wayne Nicholls




Josh Thoren is a four-year starter this season for Lander Valley High School. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Josh Thoren is a four-year starter this season for Lander Valley High School. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Josh Thoren is a four-year starter this season for Lander Valley High School. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Josh Thoren is a four-year starter this season for Lander Valley High School. Photo by Bruce Tippets






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Cody High School senior Kiara Skinner (40) has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball and volleyball this year for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bob Kennedy/Cody Enterprise

Cody High School senior Kiara Skinner (40) has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball and volleyball this year for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bob Kennedy/Cody Enterprise


Cody High School senior Kiara Skinner (40) has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball and volleyball this year for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bob Kennedy/Cody Enterprise

Cody High School senior Kiara Skinner (40) has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball and volleyball this year for Central Wyoming College. Photo by Bob Kennedy/Cody Enterprise


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Riverton U.S. Energy's Christina Martinsen smacked the softball Saturday during pool play. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton U.S. Energy's Christina Martinsen smacked the softball Saturday during pool play. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton U.S. Energy's Christina Martinsen smacked the softball Saturday during pool play. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton U.S. Energy's Christina Martinsen smacked the softball Saturday during pool play. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Former Wyoming Cowboy golfer David Hearn has earned more than $600,000 on the PGA Tour this year.

Former Wyoming Cowboy golfer David Hearn has earned more than $600,000 on the PGA Tour this year.


Former Wyoming Cowboy golfer David Hearn has earned more than $600,000 on the PGA Tour this year.

Former Wyoming Cowboy golfer David Hearn has earned more than $600,000 on the PGA Tour this year.




Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese, right, joined county commissioners Travis Becker and Stephanie Kessler to work out final budget details Tuesday.  Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese, right, joined county commissioners Travis Becker and Stephanie Kessler to work out final budget details Tuesday. Photo by Eric Blom


Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese, right, joined county commissioners Travis Becker and Stephanie Kessler to work out final budget details Tuesday.  Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Clerk Julie Freese, right, joined county commissioners Travis Becker and Stephanie Kessler to work out final budget details Tuesday. Photo by Eric Blom




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Ty Massey was one of several pitchers used in Lander's opening-round win at the state 9- and 10-year-old Little League tournament Wednesday in Laramie. Lander lost its second game but still could play for the state championship. Photo by Jeremy Martin/Laramie Boomerang

Ty Massey was one of several pitchers used in Lander's opening-round win at the state 9- and 10-year-old Little League tournament Wednesday in Laramie. Lander lost its second game but still could play for the state championship. Photo by Jeremy Martin/Laramie Boomerang


Ty Massey was one of several pitchers used in Lander's opening-round win at the state 9- and 10-year-old Little League tournament Wednesday in Laramie. Lander lost its second game but still could play for the state championship. Photo by Jeremy Martin/Laramie Boomerang

Ty Massey was one of several pitchers used in Lander's opening-round win at the state 9- and 10-year-old Little League tournament Wednesday in Laramie. Lander lost its second game but still could play for the state championship. Photo by Jeremy Martin/Laramie Boomerang

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday.


U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell are the guest speakers at a community forum on education Thursday.



Lander and Riverton Chamber of Commerce leaders talked about the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail during a planning session. From left, Lander chamber president Richard Fagnant, chamber manager Linda Van Fleet, Riverton chamber manager Dawn Joan Hawley and Riverton chamber president-elect Keith Kendall-Browne, pictured the day before a trail meeting in Jackson on Aug. 9, 1988. File photo

Lander and Riverton Chamber of Commerce leaders talked about the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail during a planning session. From left, Lander chamber president Richard Fagnant, chamber manager Linda Van Fleet, Riverton chamber manager Dawn Joan Hawley and Riverton chamber president-elect Keith Kendall-Browne, pictured the day before a trail meeting in Jackson on Aug. 9, 1988. File photo


Lander and Riverton Chamber of Commerce leaders talked about the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail during a planning session. From left, Lander chamber president Richard Fagnant, chamber manager Linda Van Fleet, Riverton chamber manager Dawn Joan Hawley and Riverton chamber president-elect Keith Kendall-Browne, pictured the day before a trail meeting in Jackson on Aug. 9, 1988. File photo

Lander and Riverton Chamber of Commerce leaders talked about the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail during a planning session. From left, Lander chamber president Richard Fagnant, chamber manager Linda Van Fleet, Riverton chamber manager Dawn Joan Hawley and Riverton chamber president-elect Keith Kendall-Browne, pictured the day before a trail meeting in Jackson on Aug. 9, 1988. File photo



Wyoming and California accounted for 58 of at least 67 eagles killed by wind energy production. File photo

Wyoming and California accounted for 58 of at least 67 eagles killed by wind energy production. File photo


Wyoming and California accounted for 58 of at least 67 eagles killed by wind energy production. File photo

Wyoming and California accounted for 58 of at least 67 eagles killed by wind energy production. File photo

Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls



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Central Wyoming College volleyball players Marissa Cutts, left, and Kiara Skinner went for a block Thursday night vs. Casper College. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Central Wyoming College volleyball players Marissa Cutts, left, and Kiara Skinner went for a block Thursday night vs. Casper College. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Central Wyoming College volleyball players Marissa Cutts, left, and Kiara Skinner went for a block Thursday night vs. Casper College. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Central Wyoming College volleyball players Marissa Cutts, left, and Kiara Skinner went for a block Thursday night vs. Casper College. Photo by Bruce Tippets







Employees of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks returned to work Thursday after the 16-day federal government shutdown ended. The parks will remain open until they close for the winter season Nov. 1.

Employees of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks returned to work Thursday after the 16-day federal government shutdown ended. The parks will remain open until they close for the winter season Nov. 1.


Employees of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks returned to work Thursday after the 16-day federal government shutdown ended. The parks will remain open until they close for the winter season Nov. 1.

Employees of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks returned to work Thursday after the 16-day federal government shutdown ended. The parks will remain open until they close for the winter season Nov. 1.





Kenisha Muehler slammed down the volleyball on Thursday in Casper against Gillette. The Wolverines placed fourth at state. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Kenisha Muehler slammed down the volleyball on Thursday in Casper against Gillette. The Wolverines placed fourth at state. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Kenisha Muehler slammed down the volleyball on Thursday in Casper against Gillette. The Wolverines placed fourth at state. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Kenisha Muehler slammed down the volleyball on Thursday in Casper against Gillette. The Wolverines placed fourth at state. Photo by Bruce Tippets








CWC's Daryl Morgan Jr., put up a short field goal on Friday night vs. Dawson Community College at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

CWC's Daryl Morgan Jr., put up a short field goal on Friday night vs. Dawson Community College at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


CWC's Daryl Morgan Jr., put up a short field goal on Friday night vs. Dawson Community College at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

CWC's Daryl Morgan Jr., put up a short field goal on Friday night vs. Dawson Community College at Rustler Gym. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

















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The Lander Tigers claimed their 18th straight Class 3-A swim state championship Friday in Gillette. Photo by Denise Nelson

The Lander Tigers claimed their 18th straight Class 3-A swim state championship Friday in Gillette. Photo by Denise Nelson


The Lander Tigers claimed their 18th straight Class 3-A swim state championship Friday in Gillette. Photo by Denise Nelson

The Lander Tigers claimed their 18th straight Class 3-A swim state championship Friday in Gillette. Photo by Denise Nelson

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Three men have been identified as finalists in the search for the next president of Central Wyoming College: from left, Cristobal Valdez, Paul Kraft andR00;Jason Wood.               CWCR00;photo

Three men have been identified as finalists in the search for the next president of Central Wyoming College: from left, Cristobal Valdez, Paul Kraft andR00;Jason Wood. CWCR00;photo


Three men have been identified as finalists in the search for the next president of Central Wyoming College: from left, Cristobal Valdez, Paul Kraft andR00;Jason Wood.               CWCR00;photo

Three men have been identified as finalists in the search for the next president of Central Wyoming College: from left, Cristobal Valdez, Paul Kraft andR00;Jason Wood. CWCR00;photo


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Jason Wood

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Riverton High School freshman Easton Paxton practiced at the Riverton County Club. Paxton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round Wednesday afternoon at his home course. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School freshman Easton Paxton practiced at the Riverton County Club. Paxton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round Wednesday afternoon at his home course. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Riverton High School freshman Easton Paxton practiced at the Riverton County Club. Paxton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round Wednesday afternoon at his home course. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Riverton High School freshman Easton Paxton practiced at the Riverton County Club. Paxton won the U.S. Open local qualifying round Wednesday afternoon at his home course. Photo by Wayne Nicholls



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Mark Hutchinson of Billings, Mont., chipped to the 18th green during the Saltwater Golf Classic at the Riverton Country Club. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Mark Hutchinson of Billings, Mont., chipped to the 18th green during the Saltwater Golf Classic at the Riverton Country Club. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Mark Hutchinson of Billings, Mont., chipped to the 18th green during the Saltwater Golf Classic at the Riverton Country Club. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Mark Hutchinson of Billings, Mont., chipped to the 18th green during the Saltwater Golf Classic at the Riverton Country Club. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Photo by Wayne Nicholls

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A beetle-killed tree squashed a tent in 2009 in the Shoshone National Forest. The campers were able to avoid the fall. Shoshone National Forest photo

A beetle-killed tree squashed a tent in 2009 in the Shoshone National Forest. The campers were able to avoid the fall. Shoshone National Forest photo


A beetle-killed tree squashed a tent in 2009 in the Shoshone National Forest. The campers were able to avoid the fall. Shoshone National Forest photo

A beetle-killed tree squashed a tent in 2009 in the Shoshone National Forest. The campers were able to avoid the fall. Shoshone National Forest photo

The Canada lynx has been listed under federal protection since 2000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Canada lynx has been listed under federal protection since 2000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


The Canada lynx has been listed under federal protection since 2000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Canada lynx has been listed under federal protection since 2000. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Riverton Regional Airport operator Milan Vinich reported on airport operations and requirements for the airport during a session with the Riverton City Council. Photo by Alejandra Silva

Riverton Regional Airport operator Milan Vinich reported on airport operations and requirements for the airport during a session with the Riverton City Council. Photo by Alejandra Silva


Riverton Regional Airport operator Milan Vinich reported on airport operations and requirements for the airport during a session with the Riverton City Council. Photo by Alejandra Silva

Riverton Regional Airport operator Milan Vinich reported on airport operations and requirements for the airport during a session with the Riverton City Council. Photo by Alejandra Silva























































The Slam-N-Jam Riverton AAU volleyball team is in Orlando, Fla., this week. Members of the team include Shanda Barlow, Jill Smartt, Shayde LeClair, Taylenn Thompson, Jensyn Pettit, Raven Ablard, Brook Thompson, Caitlin Escarino and Sierra Hernandez. Photo provided by Sandee Lewis

The Slam-N-Jam Riverton AAU volleyball team is in Orlando, Fla., this week. Members of the team include Shanda Barlow, Jill Smartt, Shayde LeClair, Taylenn Thompson, Jensyn Pettit, Raven Ablard, Brook Thompson, Caitlin Escarino and Sierra Hernandez. Photo provided by Sandee Lewis


The Slam-N-Jam Riverton AAU volleyball team is in Orlando, Fla., this week. Members of the team include Shanda Barlow, Jill Smartt, Shayde LeClair, Taylenn Thompson, Jensyn Pettit, Raven Ablard, Brook Thompson, Caitlin Escarino and Sierra Hernandez. Photo provided by Sandee Lewis

The Slam-N-Jam Riverton AAU volleyball team is in Orlando, Fla., this week. Members of the team include Shanda Barlow, Jill Smartt, Shayde LeClair, Taylenn Thompson, Jensyn Pettit, Raven Ablard, Brook Thompson, Caitlin Escarino and Sierra Hernandez. Photo provided by Sandee Lewis



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Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell


Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell




Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell


Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Teron Doebele of the Phillies delivered a pitch against the Giants in their 14-3 win Wednesday at Babe Ruth Field on Wednesday in a league semifinal game. Photos by Tibby McDowell

High water threatened houses along Tundra Drive after a heavy storm passed through Fremont County on Thursday afternoon. Curbside storm drains were overwhelmed by the volume of precipitation. Photos by Tibby McDowell

High water threatened houses along Tundra Drive after a heavy storm passed through Fremont County on Thursday afternoon. Curbside storm drains were overwhelmed by the volume of precipitation. Photos by Tibby McDowell


High water threatened houses along Tundra Drive after a heavy storm passed through Fremont County on Thursday afternoon. Curbside storm drains were overwhelmed by the volume of precipitation. Photos by Tibby McDowell

High water threatened houses along Tundra Drive after a heavy storm passed through Fremont County on Thursday afternoon. Curbside storm drains were overwhelmed by the volume of precipitation. Photos by Tibby McDowell


The picture is from June 1944. File photo

The picture is from June 1944. File photo


The picture is from June 1944. File photo

The picture is from June 1944. File photo

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Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom


Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom


Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom

Fremont County Ambulance division supervisor Todd Smith, left, ambulance director Joe Zillmer and Dubois Mayor Twila Blakeman met with Fremont County Commissioners about the EMS budget June 24. Photo by Eric Blom












Participants at the Riverton justice center groundbreaking Friday morning were, from left, Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, District Court Judge Wes Roberts, Sheriff Skip Hornecker, State Rep. Rita Campbell, State Rep. David Miller, State Sen. Eli Bebout,Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite, Commissioner Doug Thompson, Fremont County deputy attorney Bob Rose and Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Participants at the Riverton justice center groundbreaking Friday morning were, from left, Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, District Court Judge Wes Roberts, Sheriff Skip Hornecker, State Rep. Rita Campbell, State Rep. David Miller, State Sen. Eli Bebout,Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite, Commissioner Doug Thompson, Fremont County deputy attorney Bob Rose and Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness. Photo by Wayne Nicholls


Participants at the Riverton justice center groundbreaking Friday morning were, from left, Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, District Court Judge Wes Roberts, Sheriff Skip Hornecker, State Rep. Rita Campbell, State Rep. David Miller, State Sen. Eli Bebout,Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite, Commissioner Doug Thompson, Fremont County deputy attorney Bob Rose and Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Participants at the Riverton justice center groundbreaking Friday morning were, from left, Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker, District Court Judge Wes Roberts, Sheriff Skip Hornecker, State Rep. Rita Campbell, State Rep. David Miller, State Sen. Eli Bebout,Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite, Commissioner Doug Thompson, Fremont County deputy attorney Bob Rose and Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

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Russ Harper received his voter registration card from Kathy Brown as he worked his way through the voting process Tuesday in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Russ Harper received his voter registration card from Kathy Brown as he worked his way through the voting process Tuesday in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Photos by Tibby McDowell


Russ Harper received his voter registration card from Kathy Brown as he worked his way through the voting process Tuesday in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Photos by Tibby McDowell

Russ Harper received his voter registration card from Kathy Brown as he worked his way through the voting process Tuesday in the Fremont Center at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Photos by Tibby McDowell





























Photo by Tibby McDowell

Photo by Tibby McDowell


Photo by Tibby McDowell

Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School golfer Jordan James watched as his ball traveled down the fairway Thursday on the first hole at Riverton Country Club. Riverton and Lander are both competing in the 2014 Riverton Invitational. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School golfer Jordan James watched as his ball traveled down the fairway Thursday on the first hole at Riverton Country Club. Riverton and Lander are both competing in the 2014 Riverton Invitational. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Riverton High School golfer Jordan James watched as his ball traveled down the fairway Thursday on the first hole at Riverton Country Club. Riverton and Lander are both competing in the 2014 Riverton Invitational. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School golfer Jordan James watched as his ball traveled down the fairway Thursday on the first hole at Riverton Country Club. Riverton and Lander are both competing in the 2014 Riverton Invitational. Photo by Tibby McDowell






Pickled produce can include, from left, cherries, carrots, asparagus, cucumbers and okra. MCT

Pickled produce can include, from left, cherries, carrots, asparagus, cucumbers and okra. MCT


Pickled produce can include, from left, cherries, carrots, asparagus, cucumbers and okra. MCT

Pickled produce can include, from left, cherries, carrots, asparagus, cucumbers and okra. MCT




Caleb C'Bearing returned a punt 50 yards to give Wind River an early 12-6 lead over Riverside on Friday at Basin. Photo by Karla Pomeroy/Basin Republican Rustler

Caleb C'Bearing returned a punt 50 yards to give Wind River an early 12-6 lead over Riverside on Friday at Basin. Photo by Karla Pomeroy/Basin Republican Rustler


Caleb C'Bearing returned a punt 50 yards to give Wind River an early 12-6 lead over Riverside on Friday at Basin. Photo by Karla Pomeroy/Basin Republican Rustler

Caleb C'Bearing returned a punt 50 yards to give Wind River an early 12-6 lead over Riverside on Friday at Basin. Photo by Karla Pomeroy/Basin Republican Rustler


Farson kicker Neale Jones kicked the game-winning extra point out of the hold of Braxton Applequist as Ryan Eulberg, Brock Baker, J.W. Gale and Zak Rose tried to block it. Photo by Randy Tucker

Farson kicker Neale Jones kicked the game-winning extra point out of the hold of Braxton Applequist as Ryan Eulberg, Brock Baker, J.W. Gale and Zak Rose tried to block it. Photo by Randy Tucker


Farson kicker Neale Jones kicked the game-winning extra point out of the hold of Braxton Applequist as Ryan Eulberg, Brock Baker, J.W. Gale and Zak Rose tried to block it. Photo by Randy Tucker

Farson kicker Neale Jones kicked the game-winning extra point out of the hold of Braxton Applequist as Ryan Eulberg, Brock Baker, J.W. Gale and Zak Rose tried to block it. Photo by Randy Tucker













Kelly Kennedy was among the speakers at Friday's Ebola preparedness session in Riverton. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Kelly Kennedy was among the speakers at Friday's Ebola preparedness session in Riverton. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Kelly Kennedy was among the speakers at Friday's Ebola preparedness session in Riverton. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Kelly Kennedy was among the speakers at Friday's Ebola preparedness session in Riverton. Photo by Tibby McDowell













Kamden Pingree, left, Robert Parra and Katelyn Slack took advantage of the new Riverton community ice skating rink Wednesday.  The ice is on West Sunset Drive at the Babe Ruth baseball park. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Kamden Pingree, left, Robert Parra and Katelyn Slack took advantage of the new Riverton community ice skating rink Wednesday. The ice is on West Sunset Drive at the Babe Ruth baseball park. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Kamden Pingree, left, Robert Parra and Katelyn Slack took advantage of the new Riverton community ice skating rink Wednesday.  The ice is on West Sunset Drive at the Babe Ruth baseball park. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Kamden Pingree, left, Robert Parra and Katelyn Slack took advantage of the new Riverton community ice skating rink Wednesday. The ice is on West Sunset Drive at the Babe Ruth baseball park. Photo by Tibby McDowell






Doc the dog was all smiles as he graduated from the Paws for Life dog training school at the Wyoming Honor Farm. The trainer assigned to Doc was Daniel Rodgers, left, and giving him a congratulatory pawshake was dog trainer and supervisor Gary Klentz. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Doc the dog was all smiles as he graduated from the Paws for Life dog training school at the Wyoming Honor Farm. The trainer assigned to Doc was Daniel Rodgers, left, and giving him a congratulatory pawshake was dog trainer and supervisor Gary Klentz. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Doc the dog was all smiles as he graduated from the Paws for Life dog training school at the Wyoming Honor Farm. The trainer assigned to Doc was Daniel Rodgers, left, and giving him a congratulatory pawshake was dog trainer and supervisor Gary Klentz. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Doc the dog was all smiles as he graduated from the Paws for Life dog training school at the Wyoming Honor Farm. The trainer assigned to Doc was Daniel Rodgers, left, and giving him a congratulatory pawshake was dog trainer and supervisor Gary Klentz. Photo by Tibby McDowell











































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Riverton High School junior Kaylee Lewis saw her first varsity minutes Friday against Natrona County High School at Wolverine Gym. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School junior Kaylee Lewis saw her first varsity minutes Friday against Natrona County High School at Wolverine Gym. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Riverton High School junior Kaylee Lewis saw her first varsity minutes Friday against Natrona County High School at Wolverine Gym. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School junior Kaylee Lewis saw her first varsity minutes Friday against Natrona County High School at Wolverine Gym. Photo by Tibby McDowell

























Frank Philp served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1993 through 2010.

Frank Philp served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1993 through 2010.


Frank Philp served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1993 through 2010.

Frank Philp served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1993 through 2010.




Lander's Jaxon Hedges had a strong game onR00;Saturday vs. Star Valley at the Casper Events Center. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Lander's Jaxon Hedges had a strong game onR00;Saturday vs. Star Valley at the Casper Events Center. Photo by Bruce Tippets


Lander's Jaxon Hedges had a strong game onR00;Saturday vs. Star Valley at the Casper Events Center. Photo by Bruce Tippets

Lander's Jaxon Hedges had a strong game onR00;Saturday vs. Star Valley at the Casper Events Center. Photo by Bruce Tippets











Wind River coach Justin Walker, center,  is the Fremont County  boys basketball Coach of the Year. His Cougar boys won the Class 2-A state basketball championship. Photo by Randy Tucker

Wind River coach Justin Walker, center, is the Fremont County boys basketball Coach of the Year. His Cougar boys won the Class 2-A state basketball championship. Photo by Randy Tucker


Wind River coach Justin Walker, center,  is the Fremont County  boys basketball Coach of the Year. His Cougar boys won the Class 2-A state basketball championship. Photo by Randy Tucker

Wind River coach Justin Walker, center, is the Fremont County boys basketball Coach of the Year. His Cougar boys won the Class 2-A state basketball championship. Photo by Randy Tucker












Riverton Riverton High School sophomore Kylan Shultz practiced his hurdling skills Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Roy Peck Invitational on Saturday.  Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton Riverton High School sophomore Kylan Shultz practiced his hurdling skills Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Roy Peck Invitational on Saturday. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Riverton Riverton High School sophomore Kylan Shultz practiced his hurdling skills Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Roy Peck Invitational on Saturday.  Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton Riverton High School sophomore Kylan Shultz practiced his hurdling skills Thursday afternoon in preparation for the Roy Peck Invitational on Saturday. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Riverton High School senior Sheep Campbell cleared the high-jump bar during the high jump field event at the RHS Twilight track meet Tuesday afternoon.  Photos by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School senior Sheep Campbell cleared the high-jump bar during the high jump field event at the RHS Twilight track meet Tuesday afternoon. Photos by Tibby McDowell


Riverton High School senior Sheep Campbell cleared the high-jump bar during the high jump field event at the RHS Twilight track meet Tuesday afternoon.  Photos by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School senior Sheep Campbell cleared the high-jump bar during the high jump field event at the RHS Twilight track meet Tuesday afternoon. Photos by Tibby McDowell


























A shrine in 7-year-old Sophia Archer's memory appeared May 23 near the site where she was killed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell

A shrine in 7-year-old Sophia Archer's memory appeared May 23 near the site where she was killed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell


A shrine in 7-year-old Sophia Archer's memory appeared May 23 near the site where she was killed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell

A shrine in 7-year-old Sophia Archer's memory appeared May 23 near the site where she was killed in the 100 block of East Sunset Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell





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The USS Carl Vinson finished a 10-month deployment to the Persian Gulf where its aircraft flew missions to attack Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

The USS Carl Vinson finished a 10-month deployment to the Persian Gulf where its aircraft flew missions to attack Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.


The USS Carl Vinson finished a 10-month deployment to the Persian Gulf where its aircraft flew missions to attack Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

The USS Carl Vinson finished a 10-month deployment to the Persian Gulf where its aircraft flew missions to attack Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.





























Riverton City Councilman Jonathan Faubion, right, is leaving his seat as he moves to a new residnce outside his council ward. Mayor Lars Baker, left, presented Fuabion with a gift as the council said farewell.   City of Riverton

Riverton City Councilman Jonathan Faubion, right, is leaving his seat as he moves to a new residnce outside his council ward. Mayor Lars Baker, left, presented Fuabion with a gift as the council said farewell. City of Riverton


Riverton City Councilman Jonathan Faubion, right, is leaving his seat as he moves to a new residnce outside his council ward. Mayor Lars Baker, left, presented Fuabion with a gift as the council said farewell.   City of Riverton

Riverton City Councilman Jonathan Faubion, right, is leaving his seat as he moves to a new residnce outside his council ward. Mayor Lars Baker, left, presented Fuabion with a gift as the council said farewell. City of Riverton







As part of the Fremont County Fair, Encana presented the Hogs 'N Mud Wrestling at the

As part of the Fremont County Fair, Encana presented the Hogs 'N Mud Wrestling at the "Fremont Family Night"on Saturday. The Ultimate Swine gals -- Katie Romer, Nici Patrick, Katie McConnaughey and Sarah Hughes (not pictured) -- tried to wrestle their hog into the barrel in the 16 years and older division of the contest. Photo by Tibby McDowell


As part of the Fremont County Fair, Encana presented the Hogs 'N Mud Wrestling at the

As part of the Fremont County Fair, Encana presented the Hogs 'N Mud Wrestling at the "Fremont Family Night"on Saturday. The Ultimate Swine gals -- Katie Romer, Nici Patrick, Katie McConnaughey and Sarah Hughes (not pictured) -- tried to wrestle their hog into the barrel in the 16 years and older division of the contest. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Ashley Steffen showed off her dairy goat to judge Natalie Mingo of Rockland, Idaho, during the intermediate division of the 4-H youth showmanship contest Tuesday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Steffen won her division and was awarded a belt buckle donated by the Fremont County Fair Board. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Ashley Steffen showed off her dairy goat to judge Natalie Mingo of Rockland, Idaho, during the intermediate division of the 4-H youth showmanship contest Tuesday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Steffen won her division and was awarded a belt buckle donated by the Fremont County Fair Board. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Ashley Steffen showed off her dairy goat to judge Natalie Mingo of Rockland, Idaho, during the intermediate division of the 4-H youth showmanship contest Tuesday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Steffen won her division and was awarded a belt buckle donated by the Fremont County Fair Board. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Ashley Steffen showed off her dairy goat to judge Natalie Mingo of Rockland, Idaho, during the intermediate division of the 4-H youth showmanship contest Tuesday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. Steffen won her division and was awarded a belt buckle donated by the Fremont County Fair Board. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Weston Garrett, of Belle Fourche, S.D., was first bareback rider out of the chute at the Wind River Rodeo Roundup, a PRCA-sanctioned event Monday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Garrett was the leader after the first go-round. Photo by Scott Akanewich

Weston Garrett, of Belle Fourche, S.D., was first bareback rider out of the chute at the Wind River Rodeo Roundup, a PRCA-sanctioned event Monday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Garrett was the leader after the first go-round. Photo by Scott Akanewich


Weston Garrett, of Belle Fourche, S.D., was first bareback rider out of the chute at the Wind River Rodeo Roundup, a PRCA-sanctioned event Monday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Garrett was the leader after the first go-round. Photo by Scott Akanewich

Weston Garrett, of Belle Fourche, S.D., was first bareback rider out of the chute at the Wind River Rodeo Roundup, a PRCA-sanctioned event Monday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Garrett was the leader after the first go-round. Photo by Scott Akanewich

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Lander catcher Eli Mazurie sets to receive a pitch during the team's 9-3 loss to Laramie at the state 11-12 tourney. Photo by Patti Massey

Lander catcher Eli Mazurie sets to receive a pitch during the team's 9-3 loss to Laramie at the state 11-12 tourney. Photo by Patti Massey


Lander catcher Eli Mazurie sets to receive a pitch during the team's 9-3 loss to Laramie at the state 11-12 tourney. Photo by Patti Massey

Lander catcher Eli Mazurie sets to receive a pitch during the team's 9-3 loss to Laramie at the state 11-12 tourney. Photo by Patti Massey















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The Riverton Community Food Bank has a new van with fresh window graphics. U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and his wife, Diana Enzi, donated their personal van to food bank owners Lloyd and Nancy Eckstein in July. Star Trims Automotive of Riverton applied the graphics for free. The couple uses the van to transport food donations. The food bank is open 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at 20 Gardens North Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell

The Riverton Community Food Bank has a new van with fresh window graphics. U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and his wife, Diana Enzi, donated their personal van to food bank owners Lloyd and Nancy Eckstein in July. Star Trims Automotive of Riverton applied the graphics for free. The couple uses the van to transport food donations. The food bank is open 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at 20 Gardens North Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell


The Riverton Community Food Bank has a new van with fresh window graphics. U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and his wife, Diana Enzi, donated their personal van to food bank owners Lloyd and Nancy Eckstein in July. Star Trims Automotive of Riverton applied the graphics for free. The couple uses the van to transport food donations. The food bank is open 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at 20 Gardens North Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell

The Riverton Community Food Bank has a new van with fresh window graphics. U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and his wife, Diana Enzi, donated their personal van to food bank owners Lloyd and Nancy Eckstein in July. Star Trims Automotive of Riverton applied the graphics for free. The couple uses the van to transport food donations. The food bank is open 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at 20 Gardens North Drive. Photo by Tibby McDowell



Kasha Menor put a spell on her freshman classmates during a team-building drill for the IGNITE program at Riverton High School on Friday. The Focus Training Ignition program helps freshman with the transition to high school through a variety of interactive activities.  Photos by Tibby McDowell

Kasha Menor put a spell on her freshman classmates during a team-building drill for the IGNITE program at Riverton High School on Friday. The Focus Training Ignition program helps freshman with the transition to high school through a variety of interactive activities. Photos by Tibby McDowell


Kasha Menor put a spell on her freshman classmates during a team-building drill for the IGNITE program at Riverton High School on Friday. The Focus Training Ignition program helps freshman with the transition to high school through a variety of interactive activities.  Photos by Tibby McDowell

Kasha Menor put a spell on her freshman classmates during a team-building drill for the IGNITE program at Riverton High School on Friday. The Focus Training Ignition program helps freshman with the transition to high school through a variety of interactive activities. Photos by Tibby McDowell





























John Mercer represented Central Wyoming College Subdistrict 2, encompassing Riverton, Shoshoni and Lysite.

John Mercer represented Central Wyoming College Subdistrict 2, encompassing Riverton, Shoshoni and Lysite.


John Mercer represented Central Wyoming College Subdistrict 2, encompassing Riverton, Shoshoni and Lysite.

John Mercer represented Central Wyoming College Subdistrict 2, encompassing Riverton, Shoshoni and Lysite.














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Riverton High School junior Teran Doebele jumped over a Rawlins defender to catch the ball for a third-quarter touchdown during the homecoming game at Wolverine Field. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School junior Teran Doebele jumped over a Rawlins defender to catch the ball for a third-quarter touchdown during the homecoming game at Wolverine Field. Photo by Tibby McDowell


Riverton High School junior Teran Doebele jumped over a Rawlins defender to catch the ball for a third-quarter touchdown during the homecoming game at Wolverine Field. Photo by Tibby McDowell

Riverton High School junior Teran Doebele jumped over a Rawlins defender to catch the ball for a third-quarter touchdown during the homecoming game at Wolverine Field. Photo by Tibby McDowell




U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, center, cut the ribbon to open the Wind River Job Corps Center formally, joined by Gov. Matt Mead, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and other leaders. Flanking Enzi were Eastern Shoshone Business Council Chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr., left, and Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Dean Goggles. Photo by Steve Peck

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, center, cut the ribbon to open the Wind River Job Corps Center formally, joined by Gov. Matt Mead, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and other leaders. Flanking Enzi were Eastern Shoshone Business Council Chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr., left, and Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Dean Goggles. Photo by Steve Peck


U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, center, cut the ribbon to open the Wind River Job Corps Center formally, joined by Gov. Matt Mead, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and other leaders. Flanking Enzi were Eastern Shoshone Business Council Chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr., left, and Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Dean Goggles. Photo by Steve Peck

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, center, cut the ribbon to open the Wind River Job Corps Center formally, joined by Gov. Matt Mead, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and other leaders. Flanking Enzi were Eastern Shoshone Business Council Chairman Darwin St. Clair Jr., left, and Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Dean Goggles. Photo by Steve Peck

























































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Nixon David, 5, showed his tiny lizard in the pocket pet show on the Cottonwood Lawn at the fairgrounds. Photo by Andrea Novotny

Nixon David, 5, showed his tiny lizard in the pocket pet show on the Cottonwood Lawn at the fairgrounds. Photo by Andrea Novotny


Nixon David, 5, showed his tiny lizard in the pocket pet show on the Cottonwood Lawn at the fairgrounds. Photo by Andrea Novotny

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