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Library to show opera

The Lander MetOpera will present the "Tales of Hoffmann" on Saturday in the Carnegie Room of the Lander Library.
The opera will be a live transmission from ...

Wyoming Indian's $21 million elementary school taking shape

When Wyoming Indian set out to construct a new elementary school, officials knew the building had to pay tribute to culture and be large enough to serve as a ...

CREG: Influential state revenue forecast misses the mark again and again

A well-known financial forecast released last week has state lawmakers predicting doom and plotting how to cut back spending.
The report, however, has a ...

Newspaper awards

Seven news staff members combined for 12 awards in state competition

The Wyoming Press Association conducts an annual awards contest for Wyoming ...

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Judge amendment goes to Senate
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives has approved a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the mandatory ...

Yellowstone bison moved for slaughter

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has begun shipping wild bison for slaughter as part of a plan to reduce the park's population by as many as 900 ...

Enzi chairs Senate budget committee, says balanced ledger possible by '25

WASHINGTON -- The new Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee said Thursday that he'll try to pass a fiscal blueprint this spring that will promise a ...

Children's event new to Wild West Winter Carnival

It runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Art, Technology and Science at 120 S. Third St. in Riverton.

A new event for children has ...

Bill would OK tribal license plates

Each tribe would have its own design, which would be determined by the tribal business council with help from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. ...

Bill on unregulated food advances, but Campbell opposed

A Fremont County legislator was the sole vote Thursday against a House committee endorsement of a proposal that would exempt certain Wyoming food sales from ...

New race to accompany annual sled dog contest

A new two-day race will be added to the 20th International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
The Eight Dog Classic Sled Dog Race will kick off the event Jan. ...

New mayor brings administrative changes to LPD

The Lander Police Department chief has been demoted and a lieutenant has resigned after a recent administrative shift within the department.
In November, ...

Why doesn't county budget cover guns for sheriff's office?

Editor:
The sheriff of Fremont County says his office needs about $40,000 to buy replacement firearms for the deputies. (...

Dechert signs with Occidental VB

She was a two-time all-stater for the Shoshoni Wranglers.

SHOSHONi -- Annika Dechert is preparing to make a move from Shoshoni to Los Angeles. ...

Mormon church creates 11 new missions

SALT LAKE CITY --The Mormon church has announced the creation of 11 new missions worldwide, including two in Utah.
Joining Logan and Orem with new missions ...

UW preparing for Lobos

LARAMIE -- Two of the top-three teams in the Mountain West Conference face off at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Arena-Auditorium when the University of Wyoming men's ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Danielle Bishop of Lander and Matthew Bishop of Lander at 1:38 p.m. Jan. 9, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

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 -- ...

 
 

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