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Spectator's guide to jousting

Though a full-contact jousting tournament is set for Thursday in the Fremont County Fair's Grand Arena, few Wyomingites are familiar with the rules of the ...

UW president wants greater cooperation with energy industry

University of Wyoming president Richard C. McGinity of Crowheart wants the school to work more closely with the state mining industry during his time at the ...

Don't delay vaccination for measles

Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the ...

The many weapons of summer

From Popsicle sticks to water bottles, we got them all

August begins Friday, but it has already marked its approach with summery debris: Popsicle ...

Put Rails to Trails troublemakers in jail, not counseling sessions

Editor:
I live along the Rails to Trails path. My girlfriend and I used to walk on the trail until it became unsafe due to young juveniles who would challenge ...

Change at the top

Central Wyoming College is seeing it, and everyone is involved

One of several tests to prove the worth of any institution is how well it handles ...

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Laramie to get 10-screen theater
LARAMIE --A developer plans to build a 10-screen movie theater, a sports bar and a retail building in eastern ...

Work on Gillette airport road to begin

GILLETTE --Campbell County is spending $870,000 to realign a road at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport, but general passenger traffic should not be ...

VA wants to fire officials accused of adjusting data, including Wyoming

DENVER -- The Veterans Affairs Department said it wants to fire two supervisors accused of manipulating health care data in Colorado and Wyoming.
The VA said ...

Lottery seen as boost for Wyoming businesses

CHEYENNE -- Some business owners in Wyoming are hoping the new statewide lottery is a winner for their bottom lines.
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Averill seeks commission seat

Keeping a close eye on tax dollars is an issue important to Kathleen Cramer Averill, a Lander woman running for Fremont County Commission as a Republican. She ...

Around the fair: July 31

- Rain Tuesday dampened things for two young cattle ranchers.
"We didn't have much saw dust in ours," said Justin Martin on Wednesday, referring to his ...

Sandbox a popular feature at 2014 fair

The most popular new feature among a certain set at the Fremont County Fair -- bored children between 5 and 10 years old -- does not swing through the air, have ...

RPD keeping eye on road work near fair, urging patience

In order to manage traffic issues related to construction on South Federal Boulevard, the Riverton Police Department is sending a patrol car through the area ...

Riverton drops first two games at Pacific Northwest regionals

The Riverton 14-year-old baseball all-stars dropped an 11-0 decision to Montana on Wednesday night to end the first day of the Pacific Northwest regionals in ...

U.S. Energy team starts pool play at Western Nationals

Riverton U.S. Energy manager Mark Stone says he entered his team in the Under-18 fastpitch division at Western Nationals to gain exposure against other elite ...

Raiders fall to Cody 13-2 in first state game

The Riverton Raiders lost their first-round American Legion baseball Class-A state playoff game 13-2 to Cody Thursday afternoon in Laramie. The game was ...

Sometimes you can judge the work of an entire season by one play. After watching the Riverton 15-year-old Babe Ruth team play in the state semi-finals against ...

Younger Babe Ruth stars shelled 15-2 by Oregon

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Southern Oregon defeated the Riverton 14-year-old all-star ...

Raiders rained out of state tourney opener

Wet weather made officials postpone the first day of the American Legion baseball state tournament for the Riverton Raiders.
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