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The surprising Cheyenne South Bison pulled away from a cold-shooting Riverton High School boys basketball team 56-45 Saturday afternoon in Wolverine Gym.
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Central Wyoming's women dropped a two-point contest in the Valley of the Sun.

Central Wyoming College's women's basketball squad travelled to the ...

Wranglers get off to rousing start

Shoshoni's boys basketball squad swept three games at the Burns Winter Classic behind strong team play.

Shoshoni head boys basketball coach Brady ...

Timothy L. Zimmerman

Timothy L. Zimmerman of Riverton died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at his home. He was 68.
As were his wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life ...

Bernetta G. Cachelin Goodrich

Bernetta G. Cachelin Goodrich of Lander died Nov. 29, 2015. She was 85.
There are no public services pending.
Bernetta G. Cachelin Goodrich was born Nov. 14, ...

The traveling show will be displayed until Jan. 27.

This holiday season the Riverton Museum will showcase a traveling exhibit from the Wyoming State ...

Luther, Olson wed Aug. 22 in Lander

Erin and Zac Olson of Colorado were married Aug. 22, 2015, at the Lander Community Center.
The bride is the daughter of Rory and Luanne Luther of Riverton. ...

Use dumpster at recycling site appropriately, says city staff

People are misusing a city trash dumpster located near the recycling containers in the parking lot in the 1200 block of West Main Street in Riverton, city ...

New EPA water regulations a menace to economic security

Editor:
States already know best how to manage their water and they don't need the Environmental Protection Agency to over-regulate one of Wyoming's most ...

Early Christmas? Fine by me

I purchased my tree on the 3rd... of November

I bought my flimsy plastic Christmas tree at a Target outlet on the 3rd of November. The handler seemed ...

A crowd at Tonkin The new ice rink is a fine use for the old football facility

For years, Riverton has been looking for a viable use for the old football facility at Tonkin Stadium. Now, at least for the winter, we have found it.
Twice ...

Few women in Legislature

(AP) -- A report says Wyoming trails only Louisiana for the smallest percentage of women in its state legislature.
The report from the National Conference of ...

EPA approves water deal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to ...

ACA health insurance deadline approaching

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Wyoming residents who want their federal health insurance coverage to start Jan. 1 must sign up by Dec. 15.
Coverage for those who enroll ...

Wyoming digest

Coach testifies on sports funding
CHEYENNE (AP) -- University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl stepped onto the political field Thursday when he ...

After a few hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury found Justin Tanner King guilty of three of the five charges against him related to an incident in which he ...

Mead: even in tight budget year, CWC and other colleges need stable funds

In his budget letter released Dec. 1, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made statements that seem to align with recent requests for a more stable funding model for ...

Enzi welcomes changes in No Child Left Behind

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is applauding passage in Congress of changes to federal law on school accountability and student ...

Plan would permit local government money to be invested via state

GILLETTE (AP) -- A proposal being drafted for next year's legislative session would allow counties and municipalities to achieve a better return on their ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead in truck collision
CASPER (AP) -- Two semitrailer trucks collided in Natrona County, killing two people.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

 
 

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