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Police investigating threat to 'shoot up' Riverton High School  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Riverton Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a threat made over social media against Riverton High School, the department stated ...



Police investigate threat against Riverton school | Local News  Cody Enterprise

RIVERTON (WNE) – Riverton Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a threat made over social media against Riverton High School, ...



Judge sentences Riverton High wrestlers to 20 days in jail for bus attacks  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A judge on Wednesday sentenced two former Riverton High School wrestlers to 20 days in jail for attacking younger students on a school bus travelling through ...



Riverton High School Hazing Calls Student's Safety into Question  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

Riverton High School's 'snake pit' hazing incident calls into question coaches and their ability to put our student's safety first.



Former Riverton High wrestler sentenced for bus attack; Attorney says incident was a hazing initiation  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A judge on Monday sentenced a former Riverton High School wrestler to eight days in jail for attacking younger teammates on a bus.



Riverton High wrestlers expelled for assaulting, sexually harassing eight victims on bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Three Riverton High School wrestlers have been expelled for one year for assaulting and sexually harassing eight teammates on a school bus in January, ...



Expulsion hearing set in Riverton High School hazing case  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — After five months of legal delays, the expulsion hearings for three former Riverton High School wrestlers accused of hazing are set for June 29.



Two former Riverton wrestlers plead guilty in connection to school bus attacks  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Two former members of the Riverton High School wrestling team pleaded guilty Friday to participating in attacks on younger schoolmates while on a school bust ...



Superintendent says district didn't know about Riverton hazing  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON — Riverton school officials are defending themselves against claims that local coaches and administrators were aware of hazing activities taking ...



Radio host suggests Riverton High School is promoting 'destructive' homosexual lifestyle  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A Riverton radio host and former state GOP operative asked a Fremont County superintendent if his high school was promoting the “destructive lifestyle” of ...



Loaded fields return to Riverton for Ron Thon wrestling tournament's 20th year  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Wyoming's wrestlers, all three classes worth, will converge on Riverton this weekend and usher in a new age in the process. For two decades the elite of ...



Two Riverton wrestlers face criminal charges for allegedly attacking younger students on school bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Two Riverton High School wrestlers are facing criminal charges in Natrona County alleging they held down teammates and anally penetrated the younger ...



Teenage girl identified as instigator of 'threat' | Wyoming  Gillette News Record

RIVERTON (WNE) — After a Riverton Police Department release alerted the community to the threat of gun-related violence at Riverton High School, instigator ...



MAY 16 Wyoming News Briefs - Northern Wyoming News  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

State to seek death penalty in Lovell murder case LOVELL (WNE) — The Big Horn County Attorney's Office will be pursuing the death penalty in a.



Riverton Wrestler to Plead Guilty in School Bus Assaults  K2 Radio

A Riverton High School student accused of involvement in an attack on a younger student during a wrestling trip earlier this year told a Casper judge on Friday ...



Former Riverton star Easton Paxton places 9th at ACC Golf Championship  Casper Star-Tribune Online

North Carolina State sophomore Easton Paxton saved his best round of golf for the final day at the Atlantic Coast Conference Golf Championship.



Three Riverton high schoolers could be expelled in connection with hazing incident on school bus  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Fremont County School District No. 25 will recommend the expulsion of three students at a Riverton high school in connection to an incident that took place on a ...



Threat made against Lander Middle School, police say  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A 14-year-old Lander Middle School student allegedly said they were going to “shoot up” the school Thursday and told a fellow student not to come to school, ...



Wyoming school, district officials deny claims they knew of hazing, sexual harassment  USA TODAY High School Sports

Riverton (Wyo.) officials are denying claims that coaches and administrators knew of a hazing incident involving wrestlers at Riverton High School, according to ...



Ralph “Greg” Schaefer  County 17

Funeral services for Ralph “Greg” Schaefer will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, 2019, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Gillette, Wyoming, with Pastor ...



Bullies tag gay Riverton teen’s car, then she finds a hero  WyoFile

RIVERTON — A high school student knew intolerance existed in this town of roughly 11,000 long before a local radio host's homophobic remarks thrust LGBTQ ...



Natrona County High School wrestlers involved in incident on bus, district says  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Multiple Natrona County High School wrestlers have been disciplined for an incident on a school bus in late January, the Natrona County School District said ...



Gordon promises task force on missing, murdered native women  Buffalo Bulletin

LARAMIE — Gov. Mark Gordon made an impromptu announcement Friday on the University of Wyoming campus that he'll convene a task force to address ways ...



Plea deal offered in wrestler case | Wyoming  Gillette News Record

CASPER — A Riverton High School wrestler is expected to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, a prosecutor said Friday. The pleas will be entered in connection ...



John C. Finch | Obituaries  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Kinnear, Wyoming / December 4, 1935—October 13, 2018. John C. Finch, longtime Kinnear, Fremont Co. WY resident, succumbed to a prolonged prostate ...



Man fired multiple times at Cheyenne police in chase  The Torrington Telegram

From Wyoming News Exchange newspapers. CHEYENNE (WNE) — The man who was shot twice after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase through ...



Ralph 'Greg' Schaefer | Obituaries  Gillette News Record

Ralph Gregory “Greg” Schaefer, 62, of Gillette died Friday, May 10, at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center in Gillette from complications of Parkinson's ...



Riverton Students Suspended for 'Sexual' Hazing Incident  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

The investigation into the hazing of a Riverton High School student continues. The superintendent told News 13 the hazing occurred in Natrona County during a ...



Worland High School speech and debate team heads to state  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

WORLAND - Students from multiple schools around the state head to state meet in Riverton today (Thursday). Twenty students from Worland High School.



Photos: Dance and cheer teams compete at State Spirit in Casper  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Kelly Walsh dance team makes their way to the floor to compete in the jazz dance category during the Wyoming State Spirit Competition at the Casper ...



By starting small, Wyoming communities are building a future beyond the boom and bust  Casper Star-Tribune Online

It began as a small — but booming — cattle town, the playground of big-time rancher Frank S. Lusk and a prominent stop on the Wyoming Central Railway.



20 years ago, Riverton and Lander played a game for the ages  Casper Star-Tribune Online

On Nov. 5, 1994, the towns of Lander and Riverton shut down – for a football game.



Seventeen Year Old Arrested for Riverton HS Threat  KCWY 13 Where News Comes First

Riverton Police arrested a 17-year-old male for terroristic threats leading to police patrols at every Riverton High School. The threats came in the form of a ...



Natrona County school board approves updated bullying policy, begins work on transparency plan  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Natrona County school board unanimously approved a revamped bullying policy Monday night while taking an early look at formalizing how much it publicly ...



NEWS BRIEFS for Tuesday, May 14, 2019  Guernsey Gazette

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A woman who was found dead Friday is now considered a homicide victim, according to the Laramie County Sheriff's Department.



Wyoming drawing mixed reviews through five spring practices  Casper Star-Tribune Online

LARAMIE — Nearly two weeks in, spring drills have been a mixed bag for Wyoming.



CCHS, TBHS have a tough time overall at state track  Gillette News Record

The Thunder Basin and Campbell County High School track teams competed in the 2019 WHSAA Track and Field State Championships this weekend at Kelly ...



Riverton's Easton Paxton to play in NCAA Men's Golf Championship  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Easton Paxton's accomplishments on the golf course are well-documented.



Photos: Wrestlers from across Wyoming compete in Riverton during annual Ron Thon Invitational  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Moorcroft's Tucker Allison (182 lbs.) holds down Coby Goossen of Central during the Ron Thon Invitational in Riverton Friday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2018.



Riverton High senior dies in multiple-fatalities crash  Casper Star-Tribune Online

RIVERTON - A man driving a sports car about 100 mph coming into Riverton on Wednesday afternoon from the north lost control of his car and crashed into an ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 101 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Some 101 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's ...



School district investigates threats to Natrona County, Kelly Walsh high schools  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Natrona County School District and Casper police investigated possible threats directed at two Casper high schools Wednesday, but none of the threats ...



Wyoming Seniors Say 'So Long' To High School  Wyoming Public Media

Graduation season is here. Commencement ceremonies around the state mark the start of a new chapter for many of Wyoming's high school seniors. Wyoming.



Former GOP leader and radio host suspended for homophobic rant  WyoFile

A talk radio host and former Fremont County Republican Party chairman was suspended last week after he described homosexuality as “destructive,” “not a ...



Wolsborn-Drazovich Memorial Math Contest results are in  County 10

There are approximately 150 local middle school and high school students taking part in yesterday's Wolsborn-Drazovich Memorial Math *Content* at Central ...



Champions are crowned at Ron Thon | Wrestling  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Championship Saturday at the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational came to a close at Riverton High School with a few wrestlers successfully defending their ...



Controversial Wyoming agriculture lawyer joins Interior Department | Energy Journal  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Cheyenne lawyer Karen Budd-Falen has spent three decades championing ranchers, ticking off conservationists and fighting the federal government.



WyHy promotes from within for new Chief Retail Officer  CUinsight.com

CHEYENNE, WY (October 1, 2018) — As they begin the initial stages of an exciting remodel of their branch locations and enhancements to their personalized ...



To new beginnings | Sports  Rawlinstimes

RAWLINS – Most of Rawlins' starters were already relaxing on the sideline midway through the second half.



No. 1 Warriors move closer to clinching a spot in the state tournament  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

WORLAND - A pair of home wins over 3A West foes, Powell on April 18 and Lander on April 23 has moved the Worland Warriors boy soccer team that much.



Riverton girls win Taco John's culinary competition  Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE – Two girls from Riverton soon might be able to order their own recipe at Taco John's.



Senate strips House plan for funding Wyoming schools, deepening impasse as Legislature begins last week  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — The Legislature appears further away than ever on the question of how to solve Wyoming's $660 million education deficit after a Senate ...



Taking them down: Grapplers bring home four placers at Ron Thon in Riverton  Douglas Budget

Ron Thon is a big deal as far as wrestling tournaments in Wyoming go. This year it was no exception. Riverton High School was packed with hundreds of ...



Oilfield School: A Path to a Working-Class Future, or an Anchor to the Past?  The Wilson Quarterly

A new federal program designed to train the next generation of Wyoming oil workers signed up lots of eager students. The question is whether any jobs will ...



Ryan McGuffey remains one of the Cowboy State's best receivers ever  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The University of Wyoming has always taken pride in producing great wide receivers.



Chadron State football defeats Western State to improve to 4-1 | College  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Chadron State College football team once again received solid contributions from Wyoming players in its 40-22 victory against Western State on Saturday in ...



Lexi Pulley Of Laramie Wins WY Gatorade Girls Soccer Award  WyoPreps

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, announced Lexi Pulley of Laramie High School as its 2017-18 ...



Lady Broncs cruise to another state title | High School Sports  Jackson Hole News&Guide

A week after placing fourth in the 3A West regional Jackson's Sienna Taylor was kept out of Saturday's 3A state meet in Sheridan by an injury.



Hundreds take part in school walkout in Wyoming  Gillette News Record

Hundreds of students across Wyoming took part Wednesday in the National School Walkout day to protest violence at schools, speak out for increased safety ...



How much has changed for Wyoming's LGBTQ community since Matthew Shepard's death?  Casper Star-Tribune Online

It's been 20 years since Matthew Shepard's murder, since Wyoming was supposed to reckon with the undercurrent of hate surrounding the death of a gay ...



Riverton Students Win Taco John's 10th Annual High School Culinary Competition  RestaurantNews.com

Winning duo each received a scholarship and will work with the brand to put dish on corporate menus. Riverton Students Win Taco John's 10th Annual High ...



Star Valley boys fall as Broncs take state  Jackson Hole News&Guide

In 2011 the Jackson boys beat runner-up Star Valley for the Broncs' second state title in as many years. But, until Saturday, Jackson hadn't won a state title since ...



Native American Students Connect with UW, One Another | News  University of Wyoming News

For many high school students attending the University of Wyoming's second annual Native American Summer Institute, their decision to participate represented ...



Wyomingites in military | Community  Casper Star-Tribune Online

U.S. Air Force Airman Kaycee M. Groathouse graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.



Is Oilfield School a Path to a Working-Class Future or an Anchor to the Past?  Smithsonian.com

A new federal program designed to train the next generation of Wyoming oil workers signed up lots of eager students. Will any jobs await them?



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 104 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

One hundred four outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2018 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Students to Experience College Life at Native Summer Institute at UW | News  University of Wyoming News

St. Stephens High School student Trenton Friday, left, and MacKenzie Shakespeare, of Lander Valley High School, see what happens when they place a ...



Rams face challenges, pressures of remaining undefeated  The Sheridan Press

BIG HORN — It takes a special football team to win a state championship. If that squad also finishes the season without a loss, it can lay claim to being truly elite.



Wyoming GOP county chair shares article comparing gay activists to Nazis during Holocaust  Casper Star-Tribune Online

A Republican Party official in Wyoming shared an article on social media last month comparing gay activists to Nazis and stating that Christians are facing the ...



Powell leaves mark at state track  Powell Tribune

Lady Panthers senior Maddy Hanks stood just off the track near the triple jump pit at Kelly Walsh High School, hands on her knees, catching her breath. Having ...



'Keep grinding and good things will happen' - Northern Wyoming News  Northern Wyoming Daily News Worland Wyoming

WORLAND - It should not come as a surprise by now but the Worland Warriors were involved in another tight contest Saturday afternoon at Worland High.



Thousands flock to Casper Events Center for state spirit competition  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The Riverton High School dance team is the second-smallest in the state, but don't tell the dancers that.



Dr. Gerald John “Jerry” Lapeyre Sr.  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Dr. Gerald John “Jerry” Lapeyre Sr. passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. He was a proud son of Riverton, Wyoming, born Jan. 3, 1934, to Emil P. (Milu) and ...



Editorial board: We must confront the uncomfortable realities of Matthew Shepard's death, not conspiracies  Casper Star-Tribune Online

It's been 20 years since two men offered Matthew Shepard a ride and instead beat him unconscious and left him tied to a fence on a cold Laramie night. It's.



Mowry named head coach of Broncs football  The Sheridan Press

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Broncs have named their new head football coach ahead of the 2018 season. After 11 years as a Broncs assistant, Jeff Mowry will ...



Home for the holidays: Sports drive O'Connor family across states and back  Casper Star-Tribune Online

On the evening of Dec. 16, the O'Connor family was scattered across three states.



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 97 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Ninety-seven outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2017 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Most Counties In Wyoming Need More Affordable Housing, Study Shows  Wyoming Public Media

Wyoming's outdated housing stock needs replacing, but resources to make that happen are limited. That's left most counties in the state in need of more low.



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 72 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Seventy-two outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2016 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Casper Re-Entry Center employee charged with having sex with inmate  Casper Star-Tribune Online

Prosecutors have charged a resident manager at the Casper Re-Entry Center with having sex multiple times with an inmate. Tamara Buckles faces two counts of ...



Tigers' rushing game keeps Rawlins winless in conference play  Rawlinstimes

LANDER — Rawlins High School Football's (0-3,1-5) season looks as if it will end in the next two weeks, after being defeated by Lander Valley High School (2-1 ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 88 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Eighty-eight outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2015 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of ...



Lady Panther, Panther tracksters take second, fourth at regionals  Powell Tribune

The Lady Panthers finished second at the eight-team meet with 107 points; the Cody Fillies finished first with 149.5 points. The Panthers finished fourth on the ...



Rosters announced for WY-MT All-Star series  The Sheridan Press

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College head men's basketball coach Matt Hammer announced the official rosters Tuesday for this summer's annual Wyoming vs.



Wyoming Judge Barton Voigt ducked spotlight in Matthew Shepard case  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CHEYENNE — Fifteen years later, people still recall vividly the brutal death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard following his attack by two ...



Native Students Connect with UW in Summer Institute | News  University of Wyoming News

From left, participants in UW's Native American Summer Institute enjoy an activity in UW's Shell 3-D Visualization Center. From left are Kale Ferris, of St.



Rangers host Mountain View, wrestle in Vernal tournament  Kemmerer Gazette

Donny Proffit earned first place in his weight class at the Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah, on Jan. 14. The Rangers did well at the tournament, beating ...



Nation's Top 50 Boys Outdoor Returnees By Event: Spring Season Is Already Here (For Some)!  MileSplit

Tyrese Cooper (now competing at Miami Norland High School) has the nation's fastest returning times in both the 200 (20.46) and 400 (45.26), while has the ...



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