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Optimistic on county attorney's office with LeBrun taking over

Editor:
As I was looking at your list of the top news developments of the year, one stands out to me. I agree that the election of 2014 is major news. In my ...

EPA's odd behavior

Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now, Fremont County citizens following the ...

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Lummis co-sponsors wolf bill
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming ...

Eaton seeks to have death penalty barred as future option

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is fighting an attempt to block the state from again seeking the death penalty against a convicted ...

State of the state: Mead talks coal, water

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead pledged to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal as a top priority as he delivered his state of ...

Manslaughter plea accepted in death of infant

An Ethete woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of her newborn son in March. The plea, entered Tuesday in U.S. District Court in ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...

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Deaths
DICKINSON
Marcella "Marcy" Dickinson, 62, died Saturday, Jan. 3, at home surrounded by family. Per her request, there will be no ...

Extension educator promotes hydropower

Milt Geiger says irrigation districts and municipalities are interested in small hydropower.

WORLAND (AP) --Milt Geiger gets pretty excited when he ...

Ethete man gets 15 months in prison for beating girlfriend

An Ethete man was sentenced to 15 months in prison Thursday for beating his girlfriend with a plastic pipe. A judge also ordered him to serve three years of ...

Chiefs 'cold' in victory over Wranglers

The temperature was 30 degrees below zero a week ago at Ethete, and that chill continued Friday for Wyoming Indian High School, at least when it came to ...

Scholarship available to Wyoming students

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has begun offering the Clifford P. Hansen Memorial Scholarship.
The scholarship recognizes an outstanding college ...

Public packs meeting on Wyoming oil regulations

New rules require companies to test groundwater before and after drilling.

CHEYENNE --Several hundred people packed into an auditorium for a public ...

Early bird park permits on sale

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is offering annual permits at a discount until Feb. 15.
During the early bird sale, ...

Lander basketball teams each win two at Big Horn tourney

After suffering a 79-64 setback to host Worland on Friday, the Lander Valley High School boys basketball team won back-to-back games Saturday to end the ...

BYU dance team to perform in Riverton

The Brigham Young University ballroom dance company is bringing its world champion showcase "Capture the Magic" to Riverton.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. ...

PAVILLION --It was an entertaining battle between familiar opponents Friday in Pavillion. Homestanding Wind River High School outlasted Shoshoni High School ...

Wolverine girls win overtime thriller for 2-1 finish

CHEYENNE --The Riverton Wolverine girls basketball team won an overtime thriller against Cheyenne Central 49-48 on Friday and continued the positive mojo with ...

In a women's junior basketball game full of momentum swings, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers edged the Gillette College Pronghorns 60-59 Friday at Rustler ...

Historians to discuss South Pass City

Historians Jon Lane and Susan Layman will be available to answer questions about South Pass City during Coffee with a Historian on Wednesday.
The two can tell ...

 
 

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