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Wolverines send wrestlers to weekend tournaments in Nebraska and Lander

The Riverton Wolverines are participating in pair of wrestling meets in different states this weekend.
RHS coach Jay Galey is sending his upperclassmen to ...

House votes down bill that would have weakened pot penalties for small quantities

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Wednesday defeated a bill to reduce the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
The House ...

Medicaid plans weighed by lawmakers not identical

Department of Health Director Tom Forslund explained how one bill that has been filed differs from the plan put forth by Gov. Matt Mead.

CHEYENNE -- ...

Wind River snowpack looks good

Statewide, median snow water equivalent for all 19 measuring locations is 101 percent, a full 20 percent lower than the level measured 12 months ...

Students to compete at state poetry contest

The 10thAnnual Wyoming Poetry Out Loud state competition will take placeFeb. 2 to Feb. 3in Cheyenne. Ten student competitors, including Catlin Tillman of ...

Resident engineer promoted to lead WyDOT district maintenance crews

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's resident engineer in Pinedale has been promoted to District 5 maintenance engineer in Basin.
Pete Hallsten replaces ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the seventh day of the 2015 General Session:
SCHOLARSHIP: The state House Education Committee has ...

Out-of-state hunting fees important to Wyoming

Editor:
I can understand some people being upset about the (proposed) law that would cut back on non-resident hunting licenses. With all the funding cutbacks ...

State House gives initial OK to science standards it nixed last year

The Wyoming House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Thursday to legislation that would allow the State Board of Education to adopt science standards ...

Calvert to retire as public TV chief this summer

Two years after announcing --then withdrawing --her retirement in 2013, Ruby Calvert says she is ready to leave her post as general manager of the Wyoming ...

Drones and the law

Wyoming legislators are right to tackle the issue early on

Wyoming never could be accused of being a state which over-regulates private affairs, but ...

Purpose can come any time in life

In fact, sometimes it arrives more than once

Yes, the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots football teams will soon be vying for the top spot in ...

UW reflects on triple OT game

LARAMIER00;-- There was a lot to reflect on following the University of Wyoming's 70-65 triple-overtime win at Fresno State last Saturday.
The story was ...

Tigers host two days of cross country ski races

Two days of cross country ski races were jam -packed with athletes from around the state at the Lander Valley High School Invitational,
In Friday's ...

Raiders set organizational meeting for Thursday

A preseason/registration meeting for the Elks-Legion Raiders baseball team is 7:30 pm, Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Riverton Library.
Players are asked to bring ...

Northwest College saved its offensive explosion for the final minutes Tuesday night to rally for an 86-72 win against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in a ...

Deadlocked with Northwest College 50-50 in the final two minutes, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers women's basketball team didn't fold under pressure ...

Wyoming water panel looks over projects added by lawmakers

The programs include $2.6 million for spillway work at Bull Lake.

CHEYENNE --Some members of the state Water Development Commission voiced concerns ...

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Family Movie Night is 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the activity room at the Dubois Library, 202 N. First St. Popcorn and lemonade ...

How are those New Year's resolutions working out for you?
Many resolutions to eat better and lose weight are born from holiday binge-eating guilt and regret. ...

 
 

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