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The former Central Wyoming College head women's basketball coach and Riverton High School alum has landed the top activities job in Tiger Country.

A ...

A trio of Wolverines golfers placed in the top-five on a challenging course at Powder Horn Golf Club in Sheridan.

Jayd Dion is a talented golfer who ...

Emergency responders who answered a call for one car accident late Thursday ended up dealing with a second wreck be-fore they were finished early Friday ...

Golf academy in Casper opens with Fremont County flavor

Former Riverton Country Club pro and Lander Valley High School alum Steve Johnson has founded the organization at Three Crowns Golf Club.

Former ...

Jobless rate 7.2 percent in May; work force level holding steady

FREMONT COUNTY EMPLOYMENT
Unemployment rate
May -- 7.2 percent
April -- 7.4 percent
May 2015 -- 5.4 ...

Cub of 'celebrity' grizzly killed by car in Yellowstone

The exact circumstances are unknown because the driver did not report the incident.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A car has killed the only cub believed born this ...

Oil slump leaves Wyoming, other states in trouble on orphan wells

(AP) -- As U.S. rig counts plunge to historic lows, and with at least 60 oil producers declaring bankruptcy since 2014, Wyoming and other energy-producing ...

Wyoming digest

Rock Springs man killed in well blast
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- One worker was killed and two others were seriously injured in an explosion and fire at an ...

No one was injured in a house fire at about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 600 block of East Jefferson Avenue.
Officials said the homeowners were on vacation, and a ...

Heidi Powell's father was the captain of the Pony Express's Rocky Ridge Division for decades.
When he died in 2015, the vast majority of Wyoming's pony riders ...

In baseball, we're always looking for a good sign

Place yourself in the mind of a 12-year-old boy, and you'll understand why my friends and I, more than 40 years later, have not forgotten our Little League ...

College rodeo finals wrap up in Casper

Pavillion's Josee Vogel finished second in goat tying for the University of Wyoming.

The College National Finals Rodeo wrapped up in Casper on ...

Riverton had a strong showing at the Knight Invite.

Alex Fabricus had quite a weekend at the Knight Invite in Green River over the ...

First-degree murder verdict for man who shot wife in November

Koby Dean Johnson faces a mandatory life sentence.

Koby Dean Johnson was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting ...

Mead cuts another quarter-billion from budget

Among the biggest losers in the reductions announced Tuesday are the the state's seven community colleges, the University of Wyoming, and the Wyoming ...

Leadership changes in place at Wyoming Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Department of Health has announced leadership changes for the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander.
Chris Newman, WDH Behavioral Health ...

Health Digest

Obesity rate 35 percent for men, 40 for women
(TNS) -- How do government agencies, private foundations, industry groups and professional societies ...

Tests rate Qsyima best of four weight-loss drugs

All five FDA-approved drugs were more effective than a placebo.

In the diet-medication sweepstakes, we have a winner. While all five drugs approved ...

Tuesday notes

Heating up
It's easy to assume that all summer weather is the same, but we are having a hotter June than the statistical norm would predict. Our ...

Chugwater to regain gas station

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The tiny town of Chugwater in southeast Wyoming has awarded a bid to bring back the only gasoline for miles around.
Alex Cadar's $400,000 bid ...

 
 

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