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First guilty plea set in 13-suspect meth ring

RHS runners sixth at KW; Stingley second in JV race

On the hunt for fashion

Clifford gets commission slot

New sports complex hot-button topic

Repairs on Honor Farm Road start; detours, delays in effect

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The Riverton City Council and Mayor Lars Baker welcomed K. Sean Peterson to office Tuesday after a secret ballot vote to fill a vacancy on the municipal ...

Combining grilled steak with spuds reminds us of cozy Midwestern steakhouse dinners.

Even as I attempt to eat less red meat, I still crave steak. ...

Andrea Clifford will represent the Fremont County Commission District 1 seat left vacant when former commissioner Keja Whiteman resigned in August.
The four ...

Casper man injured, two horses killed in wreck near S.D. border

SPEARFISH, S.D. -- A motorist was hurt and two horses were killed after the animals got loose on Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.
The incident happened ...

First guilty plea set in 13-suspect meth ring

Jorge David Esquivel will face no more than eight years in prison, as part of the agreement.

Jorge David Esquivel pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lander ...


Man rescued after Teton fall
JACKSON -- A 200-foot fall knocked out a Moran man who was descending the Middle Teton, triggering a search and rescue ...

New Capitol project leader predicts April starting date

CHEYENNE -- The date for the start of construction on the planned restoration of the Wyoming Capitol continues to move back as a new project manager takes stock ...

Fire crews stayed on scene all night in Hudson after 70 to 80 bales of hay caught fire Tuesday afternoon.
Lander Rural Fire Department chief Nick Johnson said ...

More bear sightings; dogs chase one up tree

A black bear continued to make appearances this week in the Lander area after being spotted several times throughout the past month.
Most recently, a resident ...



The Wolverine freshman was making her high school debut.

The Riverton High School Wolverines cross-country team, who competes in the 4-A West ...

On the hunt for fashion

OK, so there I was, perusing the aisles of a local store the other day when suddenly I happened upon a remarkable sight.
Before my very eyes lay before me an ...

Cowboys kick off season Saturday against North Dakota

LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys kick off a new season this Saturday with: a new quarterback, in senior Cameron Coffman; one of the Mountain West Conference's ...


Opinion / Community


Giving a new 'official' name to tallest U.S. peak is, naturally, a political issue

One of the qualifications for holding high political office, ...

Wind or coal, no energy source is perfect answer

I am a believer in "alternative" energy for the future. But I do see the point made by Kerry Dwight, who wrote a letter to the editor about the impact ...

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