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Court challenges fail, so big wild horse roundup to start Monday

CHEYENNE -- A roundup of about 800 wild horses from southwest Wyoming is expected to start Monday after animal advocates failed to stop the operation in ...

Citizens speak out on and say 'no' to mandatory trash change

Editor:
Riverton citizens, we are in serious danger in our beautiful community.
Just recently we went again to cast our votes and to make your choices to ...

Court again nixes sentence in Sheridan murder case

CHEYENNE -- For the second time, the Wyoming Supreme Court has ordered a Sheridan judge to re-sentence one of three men convicted of murder in a 2009 ...

Agriculture industry enjoying wet weather in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming farmers and ranchers are seeing some of the best crop and pasture conditions in years thanks to good snowfall last winter and above-average ...

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Births
ANTELOPE
A son was born to Randi Antelope of Ethete and Dennison Antelope Sr. of Ethete at 4:12 p.m. June 17 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Lander's Sierra Lyons placed in the top 10 in three different events.

Fort Washakie cowboy Jared Noseep proved to be the lone winner last weekend ...

Evanston swept the team titles in the boys and girls divisions.

Improvement continued Friday for the Riverton High School and the Wyoming Indian High ...

County joins Lander, Popo Agie Conservation District in flood mitigation probe

Local partners are hoping a state grant will cover part of the cost of an expensive study into mitigating flood risks on the Popo Agie River.
"The purpose of ...

Today

Births
ANDERSON
A daughter was born to Katina Anderson of Riverton and Boyd Anderson of Riverton at 12:58 p.m. July 8 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Most herbs defy easy description. Trying to discuss the flavor of thyme or oregano leads only to vague adjectives. Calling rosemary "woody" doesn't quite cut ...

How do you hide black beans in brownies, chia seeds in pudding or avocado in truffles? Beat them into submission with a food processor.
Yes, after a week of ...

Odd Fellows Cemetery is more a weed patch than a cemetery

Editor:
I wonder who is responsible for the terrible shape the Odd Fellows Cemetery on Riverview Road is in at present.
As a weed patch, it hardly resembles ...

My Little League coach was right

Unfortunately, it had been more than 40 years since the lesson

Things you learn when you see a foul ball hit by Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado ...

Ray Rice

The football player's brutal attack of a woman is a wake-up call on domestic violence

Ray Rice was quite well-known as a professional football ...

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Magpul grant reduced
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board has approved a new financial package to help bring Magpul Industries to ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, ...

No injuries in fire at empty house on Great Plains Road

No one was injured in a structure fire that was reported at about 6 a.m. Monday at 28 East Great Plains Road.
Officials said the abandoned house was engulfed ...

Court says EPA emissions rules must wait for full legal challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge ...

City OKs grant app for runway work

The FAA will administer the grant to pay for the design, which will be used when the city requests bids for construction next year.

Local officials ...

Workplace death rate declines; better road data key improvement

The number of deaths on the job in Wyoming fell by a third last year. Industries vital to Fremont County's economy remain the most dangerous, however.
A total ...

 
 

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