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Governor can, and should, relax 'good time' provisions

Editor:
"Good time" has proven to be an effective management tool for both incarcerated and paroled offenders. Increased good time encourages positive ...

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Homecoming Week isn't just fun, it's a local community service


On Monday afternoon, members of the Riverton High School FCCLA club painted the ...

Court says roundup not required for wild horses

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday against Wyoming officials who sought to require the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to round up wild ...

Lawmakers suggest fines for edible marijuana

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A legislative panel has suggested specific graduated penalties for possession of marijuana edibles that police say are increasingly coming into ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged with murder, cutting up bodies
GILLETTE (AP) -- A judge set bail at $2.5 million Tuesday for a Gillette man charged in the deaths of two men ...

Opening night for Central Wyoming College's performance of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" is at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 13 at the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Economists say statewide recession leveling off

A hot summer increased the demand on power plants to fuel air conditioning, which in turn boosts the natural gas price and makes coal more ...

Tribes getting $3M from new settlement in coming weeks

The administrator of a class-action lawsuit against the federal government has informed the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes that they'll receive ...

At last, boardings increase at airport

September figure doubles last year's

After thee years of dwindling numbers, passenger boardings began to rebound over the summer at Riverton ...

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Births

WAGON-UNDERWOOD
A child was born to Alexa Wagon of Lander and Bernie Underwood of Lander at 7:00 p.m. September ...

Vote for conservation district and have a voice in important issues

Editor:
On the general election ballot Nov. 8, there will be a proposition looking for local support.
The Lower Wind River Conservation District (LWRCD) ...

Community priorities

The fire department always is near the top

Suppose you were starting your own town and enough people joined you to ensure that it had a real chance ...

Wyoming digest

After ninth DUI, man gets five-year term
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Dion A. Johnson, 50, was sentenced Monday in Laramie County District Court to spend three to ...

Mead has till December to OK new science standards

Wyoming teachers soon may be teaching science a little bit differently, especially in elementary school.
The State Board of Education on Sept. 23 approved new ...

Police asking for public help to stop 'rash' of car thefts

Local officials are asking residents to help address a problem with motor vehicle thefts in Riverton.
"We have been getting a rash of ... people breaking into ...

The State of Wyoming is pursuing one count of second-degree murder against Lance Clark, who is alleged to have killed his girlfriend, Laurie Thompson, on Sept. ...

New course welcomes runners to CWC cross county race

It's been laid out by coach Al Lara at the college's Sinks Canyon Center.

Running for the first time on their new, custom-made course at the Central ...

Eagles buried by Rebels, 53-0

St. Stephen's last beat the Basin Bobcats under legendary head coach Chuck Wells way back in 1964 when the Eagles played 11-man football. They fell to ...

High school rodeo closes fall season

Riverton's Makayla Seely won Saturday's barrel racing event in Torrington.

Makayla Seely closed out the fall rodeo season in style with a victory in ...

RHS pounds Lander, 3-0 to take rivalry

Ella Hauck and Taryn Caress combined for 24 kills in a straight-sets victory over the Lady Tigers.

The Lady Wolverines of Riverton found themselves ...

 
 

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