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CHEYENNE -- Wild horse preservation groups are challenging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's plan to remove about 800 horses from areas in southern ...

New coach promising different style of play for Cowboy football

Craig Bohl said the new Cowboys offense will grind out yards during time-consuming drives intended to keep the Wyoming defense rested and the ball out of ...

Commission OKs tax rate for current fiscal year

Fremont County Commissioners have approved property tax rates for the current fiscal year, which began July 1 and lasts through June 30, 2015.
The county is ...

Rain washed out fun event

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In this area we take all the rain we can get and are grateful for it. I do wish the rainstorm on Friday, July 11, would have waited a few hours. The ...

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Riverton Welcome to Central Wyoming College President Valdez is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck ...

Zetta Valera (Val) Woolner

Zetta Valera (Val) Woolner died after a four-year battle with cancer Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Rawlins. She was 52 years ...

Doctor visit means hundreds of miles for some veterans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- For millions of veterans living in rural America, the challenges of accessing an overburdened and scandal-plagued health care system go ...

Gonorrhea case reports spiking in state

With a significantly increased number of reported gonorrhea cases this year the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents that preventing the spread ...

Couple kept child in cage, police say

LARAMIE -- Authorities in Wyoming are pressing felony charges against a man and a woman, alleging they kept a 7-year-old child in an outdoor cage.
The child's ...

A young boy playing with a lighter may have started the fire that destroyed a trailer home Sunday on Rendezvous Road south of Riverton.
No one was injured in ...

State relieved to have highway money

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming highway officials say they're relieved Congress funded highway construction through May but disappointed lawmakers didn't come up with a ...

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Wet one
No one will ever confuse the Riverton Valley with Puget Sound, but we are having what seems to be a wetter warm-weather season than normal. ...

Anti-poverty talk from unlikely source

Quick quiz: Which potential 2016 presidential candidate had this to say about federal anti-poverty programs last week?.
"What do we want? A healthy economy -- ...

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Short rentals nixed in Jackson
JACKSON -- Homeowners in most parts of Teton County will no longer be allowed to rent out their properties for short-term ...

Riverton's Bret Mosbrucker was declared the winner Saturday night at the annual demolition derby at the Fremont County Fairgrounds
The derby wrapped up the ...

New CWC Lander center to cost $850,000 more than estimated

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has approved an extra $850,000 for the construction of a new facility in Lander.
Administrators said bids for ...

Keith Miller Dow Jr.

Keith Miller Dow Jr., of Ponemah, Minn., died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Red Lake Hospital in Red Lake, Minn. He was 28 years old.
A funeral service was ...

Raffle raising funds for upgrades at visitor center

Organizers of the annual Sinks Canyon State Park raffle are encouraging nature enthusiasts to buy tickets for the chance to win one of three full framed and ...

County takes new look at consolidation of fair sites

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Fair officials say the savings from consolidating from two locations to one could reach $100,000 a year, twice as much as earlier ...

 
 

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