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North Federal won't be torn up on 'eclipse day,' but many inevitable challenges remain

It looks as if the hotly anticipated "eclipse effect" on ...

Black Hills Energy boosts rez hook-ups

Black Hills Energy highlighted its latest new accounts during the Select Committee on Tribal Relations meeting May 22 in Lander. Business development ...

CWC funds native artists course; eclipse focus of entrepreneurship

Central Wyoming College is reaching out to local Wind River Indian Reservation artists in an effort to help them develop their entrepreneurial skills. ...

Our old cemetery

Might someone step forward to maintain the Odd Fellows grounds?

Among the ancillary benefits of Memorial Day is the public reminder of the fine job ...

Money only obstacle for BLM land buy near Cody

POWELL (AP) -- A proposal for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to buy about 1,800 acres on top of a mountain in northern Wyoming has strong support. The only ...

Emergency surgery for Enzi: gallbladder

GILLETTE (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery and a spokesman says the Republican hopes to be back on the job ...

Wyoming digest

Reward increased for info on wolf death
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information ...

Konnor Gaston, Kadon DeWitt, Tyler McKiernan and Lordae Heidenreich each had a pair of hits in a 14-4 home victory.


A ball rocketed off the bat of ...

Riverton population weathers recession better than most cities

Population estimates released this month by the U.S. Census Bureau show Wyoming lost residents last year for the first time since 1990.
Wyoming's total ...

BLM land- use project progressing, but slowly

Efforts to change the land-use designations of some land held by the Bureau of Land Management in the state have become more tedious than expected.
Fremont ...

'Parked' horse was another 'only in Wyoming' experience

Editor:
Along the same lines as what Randy Tucker wrote about on May 14, "Things you'll see nowhere else," I remember driving with my dad to pick up some ...

James E. Caples

James E. Caples of Riverton died Friday, May 26, 2017, as the result of a motorcycle accident. He was 41 years old.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. ...

Today

Births

ROANHORSE
A daughter was born to Alyssa Trosper of Fort Washakie at 10:36 a.m. May 25 at SageWest Health ...

Town hall meeting set Friday in response to delegation's absence

A town hall event Friday in Lander is intended give residents an opportunity to voice frustrations about Wyoming's congressional delegation.
Organizers say ...

In test of eclipse project, students send balloon to the stratosphere

Students at Rendezvous Elementary School gathered Friday to launch a single ...

Riverton's American Legion baseball club will welcome four teams to the annual wood bat event this weekend.

Beginning on Friday at Roy Peck Field in ...

Tell unreliable carrier at airport 'to take a hike'

Editor:
If it was up to me, which it is not, I would tell the unreliable airline that has been late and cancelled so many flights to take a hike. We could ...

Tuesday notes

Holiday thanks
Your daily newspaper staff appreciated the day offMonday. It's not a publication day for us, butMondaynormally is a work day. We are ...

Explosives expert helps with dynamite found in Lander

Experts in handling explosives arrived from Natrona County last week to help local officials dispose of several sticks of dynamite and other unstable materials ...

Riverton High School graduates Anthony Allen, Chandler Allen and Caleb Amos, above from left, waited Sunday as fellow classmates filed into
commencement ...

 
 

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