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Mead, western govs huddle about regional water issues

LAS VEGAS -- Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode ...

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grants $120K to county groups

Awards were given to support a wide variety of projects.

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded more than $250,000 to cultural ...

'Die Meistersinger' showing in Lander

The Lander MetOpera will present Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg" on Saturday from the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
This piece is ...

CWC women get home win Saturday after Friday defeat

The games were the first on the home hardwood this season for the Rustlers.

Clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch Saturday lifted the Central ...

The way it was: Midvale project -- 1958

Rural land in the Midvale Irrigation District had become wet and unstable over the course of many years, and in December 1958 a rehabilitation job had ...

Richard Farris

Richard Farris of Kinnear died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. He was 58 years old.
A rosary is held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, ...

SMU puts in 18-1 run late in second half to down Pokes

Both teams didn't score a lot in the first half on Friday in Dallas,R00;Texas. UW shot 37.5 from the field in the first 20 minutes.

DALLAS -- It ...

Ragan takes Lander hoops helm

The first two weekends of the regular season are played at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.

Coach Mike Ragan is a familiar name in Lander Valley High ...

Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon

Reservations for year-round use began Monday.

Sinks Canyon State Park is now the home of three "yurts," soft-sided cabins that became available to ...

Shoshoni girls open hoop season next week

Last season, SHS went 10-13 overall and 3-5 in conference play.

Three returning starters will be counted on to carry the Shoshoni High School ...

Strong outlook for Wrangler wrestlers

A Class 2-A state champion and two state placers return for Shoshoni.

Coach Tony Truempler has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers into title contention ...

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Births
STANDING ELK
A daughter was born to Aurilda Standing Elk of Riverton at 6:28 p.m. Sept. 5 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 7 pounds, ...

State selling day use, camping gift certificates

The Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails Headquarters is selling gift certificates good for annual daily use or overnight camping permits at the ...

County museums staff attend conference

The three new visitor services coordinators with the Fremont County museum system recently attended training sessions at the National Association of ...

Riverton school board recognized

Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder was happy to commend the school board Nov. 25 after they received recognition at the Wyoming ...

Lincoln used a lot of executive orders during the Civil War

Editor:
Regarding the issue of executive orders by presidents, if Abraham Lincoln were president today, he would get boiled alive on TV and the blogs for all ...

Turns out we live in excitement city

It must be true -- it's on the Internet.

Years ago my somewhat older brother had a friend named Richard who spent a lot of time at our house when they ...

Looking up

Friday's test flight of the Orion spacecraft was good for America

The United States of America is trying to get back into the manned spaceflight ...

Digest

State pushes for NW coal port
CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming continues to try to pressure Oregon to permit a coal terminal on the Columbia River that ...

Superintendents applaud COLA talks

CHEYENNE -- A coalition of Wyoming school districts welcomes Gov. Matt Mead's support of an inflation adjustment for K-12 public schools, but the governor did ...

 
 

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