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Fall is the bridge to winter, but what a bridge it can be

Few things make us feel smaller than the change of the seasons. Nothing in our vaunted, ...

Williams kicks game-winning field goal for UW in final 15 seconds

The never-say-die University of Wyoming football team used an 18-yard field goal from senior kicker Stuart Williams with just 15 seconds left to capture a ...

Police say man arrested after threatening to shoot officers

A Thermopolis man alleged to have threatened police saw his case bound over to District Court on Sept. 12.
The defendant, John Daniel Dodge, 59, faces one ...

Block booking conference set for Oct. 3-4 in Casper

The Wyoming Arts Alliance convenes its annual block booking conference Oct. 3-4 in Casper. WyAA convenes presenters, artists, and art organizations from around ...

POWELL --After exploding for 20 second-quarter points, the Riverton Wolverine defense dug in, adjusted on the fly, flexed its muscle, and made huge stops when ...

RHS 'turned on Tonkin' to start '94 chase

Editor's note: This is the first in a series recalling the 1994 Riverton High School state-championship ...

Good weekend for ropers at high school rodeo in Jackson

The two-day competition concluded the fall high school rodeo season.

The breakaway roping competition was the best event last weekend for the ...

The elephant in the room measures 7,207 feet.
That's the difference in elevation between Laramie (7,220 feet) and Boca Raton, Florida (13 feet).
But when ...

Rustler golfers to Montana for second tourney of season

After almost a month of practicing and one fall tournament, Central Wyoming College Rustlers golf coach Pat Rafferty has his lineup set.
The No. 1 player is ...

Church to host 'respectful conversations' workshop

Dr. Jim Ryan will lead a workshop called "Respectful Conversations Lead To Respectful Communities" on Oct. 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lander. Organizers ...

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Births
CONARD
A son was born to Emilia Maertens of Lander on Aug. 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander.

COOPER
A son was born to Jessie ...

Martinez's mark 50 years

John and Ruth Martinez recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii with their children.
The couple married Aug. 1, 1964, at St ...

Horn named semifinalist for teacher of the year award

Fremont County School District 2 instructor Jason Horn has received the District Teacher of the Year Award from the Wyoming Department of ...

No injuries in trailer home fire

No one was injured in a structure fire that destroyed a double-wide trailer home at about 5 a.m. Sunday in the 300 block of East Fifth Street in Hudson.
The ...

Elders bless grounds of new school

Fremont County School District 14 broke ground Sept. 12 on a new elementary school in Ethete.
Members of the community, staff, students, contractors and ...

Pay for Capitol remodeling from savings, not budget

Editor:
The Legislature has passed money to remodel and update the Capitol building in Cheyenne. Well and good as far as the job goes, but that money should ...

That 'so sorry for you' look

I see it around the U.S. when I say I work in newspapers

Strange things happen these days around the country when you tell people at a party that you ...

Honor Farm horses

National argument on wild horses needn't detract from fine local program

Opponents of rounding up wild horses and removing them from the grass and ...

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Gosar still wants to debate
CHEYENNE -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Pete Gosar says he plans to hold more debates before the November general ...

CHEYENNE -- An oil boom in Wyoming has a filthy side effect: A string of accidents from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown ...

 
 

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