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Chief Washakie art in Capitol for sale; state among potential buyers

CHEYENNE --Paintings that depict the life of Chief Washakie and hung in Lander's Noble Hotel decades ago are for sale, and the state of Wyoming is a potential ...

Marathon cuts to affect Cody employees

CODY -- Layoffs at Houston-based Marathon Oil are playing out in Cody and elsewhere in Wyoming.
A company-wide 10 percent staff reduction will affect Wyoming ...

UW offering two new MBA programs

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming College of Business is offering two new master's of business administration programs for students.
The new international ...

Local RadioShack operations not part of corporate bankruptcy

The franchise stores in Lander and Riverton will remain open.

RadioShack Corporation's decision to file for bankruptcy this month will not have an ...

Regional notebook full of oddities, observations

Tournaments bring out the best in players, but often the worst in their fans. Such was the case in last weekend's Class 1-A and 2-A West Regional tournaments ...

Tongue River and Wyoming Indian meeting at the state tournament in Class 2-A girls basketball is almost as frequent as the appearance of the two powerhouse ...

Rustlers deliver 20-point win to start women's Region IX tournament

A long layoff from competition energized the Central Wyoming College Rustlers in eliminating Trinidad State Junior College 67-47 in the opening round of the ...

It's a four-hour drive to Lusk from Pavillion if the roads are dry.In spite of the 250 miles separating the Tigers and Cougars, the two opening-round state ...

It's 'win and in' for RHS basketball at 4-A West regional

For both the Riverton Wolverine boys and girls basketball teams, the postseason begins with a single do-or-die game Thursday at the Class 4-A West regional ...

Classical guitar duo to perform at CWC

Classical guitarists will perform works of modern and traditional composers Friday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Theater at Central Wyoming College.
The ...

Second-seeded CWC women open tourney vs. Trinidad State

CWC finished the regular season with a 19-9 overall mark, while Trinidad was 4-23 heading to the tournament in Scottsbluff, Neb.

A No. 2 seed has ...

Tucked away in the long hall beyond the locker rooms for the Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams ,and under the new seats in the remodeled Arena ...

Fisher's fourth place is top finish for Riverton at 4-A state swim meet

Riverton Wolverine junior swimmer Travis Fisher lowered his school record in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.65 and finished fourth at the Wyoming ...

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Births
BELL
A son was born to Morgan Bell of Riverton and Jacque Bell of Riverton at 9:12 a.m. Feb. 11 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

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Prison for man who hit cyclist
CASPER -- A Casper man who pleaded guilty to killing a bicyclist while driving drunk has been sentenced to 12 to 16 years ...

Roads shut statewide

A winter storm bringing heavy snow and gusty winds led to highway closures across much of Wyoming on Tuesday morning while difficult traveling conditions were ...

Three airports keep Great Lakes; two others sign with Boutique Air

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. -- The Scottsbluff, Neb., airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes ...

Riverton couple starts healthy lunch support group at home

A Riverton couple is organizing a group to support eating healthy at lunch time.
"I thought it would be nice to create a little refuge for people to bring ...

A one-match fire

It remains one of the funniest and yet borderline tragic scenes in films about the American West.
A freezing Jeremiah Johnson works feverishly with a flint ...

Dusty Rushing pulled his pickup truck to the side of a rural highway south of Lander and stopped so his friend Eric Logue could look out the passenger-side ...

 
 

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