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New dorms at UW a 'good investment'

Editor:
Count me in for replacing the dormitories at the University of Wyoming. It has been in the news. The White, Downey, Orr and McIntyre quartet are ...

Tuesday notes

Grouse deliberations
The Obama administration isn't popular in Wyoming, but many in the state are cheering the decision Tuesday by the U.S. Department ...

The Riverton Wolverines tennis team took to the road for a pair of encounters in Casper on Friday at Kelly Walsh and on Saturday at Natrona.
The results left ...

The Central Wyoming College golf team played at the Lamar Invitational in Colorado on Thursday and Friday.
The Rustlers were matched up against host Lamar ...

Feds rule greater sage grouse does not need protections

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said the decision shows that wildlife laws can serve as a "catalyst for conservation" while allowing for economic ...

The trio said the vacant lot downtown could be a "beautified" parking lot with flower pots and planters around it.

Riverton's downtown business ...

Livestock disease forces quarantine around Riverton

Nine locations around Riverton have been quarantined within the last three weeks due to vesicular stomatitis in livestock.
State veterinarian Jim Logan said ...

Built in 1926 and demolished in 1984, the three-story Riverton High School building led the expansion of Riverton westward "up the hill" 20 years into the ...

Postseason baseball shaping up nicely

Well, here we are.
October is quickly approaching, which means one thing.
It's going to get cold, and the leaves are going to change colors in their usual ...

The Riverton High School Wolverines boys golf squad had another fine showing Sept. 10-11 at the Buffalo Invitational.
RHS blitzed the competition with a team ...

Cowboys fall on road to Washington State, 31-14

PULLMAN, Wash. - The emergence of redshirt freshman running back Keith Harrington was the brightest spark on an otherwise tumultuous day for Washington State, ...

Cougars drop contest against Riverside

It was an opening week game in the third week of the season for the Riverside Rebels on Friday night at Pavillion.The Rebels built an 18-0 lead on the Wind ...

Riverton wins again on road

Mona Rottaris led the Wolverines once again with 15 kills.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team made a long day trip to Laramie on Friday and ...

Tigers taste defeat at No. 1 Cody

The LVHS losing streak now extends to 12 games over three seasons after a 53-3 loss to Broncs.

The Lander Valley High School Tigers losing streak now ...

The Wranglers ended the Panthers' 40-game conference winning streak with a 19-0 victory in Shoshoni.

Historic is a word that is often overused when ...

State picked for 'smart-vehicle' testing

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming is one of three locations in the country where next-generation "smart vehicles" that could make highway driving less dangerous will be ...

Lucille Baldwin Osborne

Lucille (Lucy) Baldwin Osborne, 87, of Lander, died Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander.
A memorial mass begins at 11 a.m. ...

2015 Governor's Arts Awards accepting nominations

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards.
Established in 1982, the Governor's Arts Awards recognize excellence in ...

Hard labor would be good punishment for DUI offenses

Editor:
This might sound outrageous to some people, but I think it might be wrong to treat DUI drivers as common criminals. There was news in the paper about ...

Survey suggests slowdown in rural parts of 10 states

The Rural Mainstreet Index dipped into negative territory at 49 in September from August's 50.

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests that the economy ...

 
 

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