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Quoted in the news ... 2014

"They lied to the jury, committed prosecutorial misconduct, and they denied a man a fair trial in Fremont County. I'll be damned if I'm going to let the ...

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How our votes matched the outcome of the national AP news top 10 list

Elsewhere in today's year-end edition, you can find The Associated Press annual ...

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Man prefers commission seat
ROCK SPRINGS -- Randal Wendling has resigned from the Sweetwater County School District No. l board of trustees after ...

2014: Elections, airport trouble, same-sex marriage top news

Elections that brought massive turnover in local government --three mayors gone, a sitting County Attorney and Commissioner defeated, a Republican replacing a ...

Today

Births
OCHOTECO
A daughter was born to Rebecca Ochoteco of Riverton. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 6.3 ounces.

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A daughter was born to ...

More left state this year than moved in, says new state report

For the first time since 2001, more people have been leaving Wyoming than moving in, a report from the state's Economic Analysis Division shows.
Written by ...

Tiger skiers go against regional field

The ski race was the the second one of the season for the Tigers, who started the year at the Casper Invitational.

The Lander Valley High School ...

Documents don't show why EPA abandoned Pavillion water study

The Environmental Protection Agency never has fully explained why, after five years, it turned its investigation of groundwater near Pavillion over to Wyoming. ...

Honor Farm training leaves canines on their best behavior

Four Fremont County families got a special present this Christmas: rescue dogs that came well-trained in obedience and agility. The pups got their education ...

New extension educator will serve Fremont County

Jeremiah Vardiman will join the Park County University of Wyoming Extension office in Powell Jan. 5 as the northwest area educator for agriculture.
His work ...

News carriers getting a year-end bonus from appreciative customer

Editor:
As I was driving home from work recently, I noticed a few newspaper carriers, bundled up, delivering papers. I was inside my warm car and had to ...

Shoshoni teen a top weightlifter in state contests

Standing at 5-foot-3-inches and weighing 132 pounds, Kourtney Tarango appears to be a petite teenager.
Looks can be deceiving.
The 16-year-old's small frame ...

Calculating the cost of happiness

It's not likely to have a dollars-and-cents price tag attached.

We've all heard that money can't buy happiness, but there is a lot more to the ...

Forest chief set

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has a new supervisor. Tricia O'Connor will start as the forest's new supervisor in February.
The B-T covers parts of ...

Airport to fall short of 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport will not reach the 10,000-passenger mark this year.
Through November, the airport hadn't come close to the boarding count it had ...

Two of the elite men's junior college basketball teams in the Region IX North division open up league play against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
CWC ...

Go team, go

The college football playoff might or might not be better, but we all still watch

To borrow shamelessly from the old song, the hills are alive with ...

Gillette-to-Denver jet flights to start in February

GILLETTE -- Jet flights between Gillette and Denver are scheduled to begin in February.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport Executive Director Jay Lundell says ...

The tournament once featured every varsity team in the county, but the field has thinned in recent years.

The final Fremont County Shootout is ...

Researchers use math to deduce famed pool's color before man-made pollution

With a little mathematics and some scientific wizardry, Joseph Shaw and two of his colleagues have put the glory back in Yellowstone National Park's Morning ...

 
 

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