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Rustler player coaching AAU hoops this spring

A basketball player at Central Wyoming College has been sharing his sports skills with Riverton sophomores this year as the coach of an Amateur Athletic ...

Riverton wins track dual vs. Lander

In a head-to-head track and field matchup, the Riverton Wolverines swept the Lander Tigers on Thursday afternoon at Bill Bush Memorial Stadium.
The Riverton ...

After a sub-par performance Thursday at Gillette, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team bounced back, got a quick goal at the start of the second half, and ...

Lander girls take two matches from Rawlins, Star Valley

Three early goals sparked the Lander Tigers to a 3-1 non-conference girls soccer victory over Star Valley on Saturday.
The match was played at the Lander ...

Putin playing a weak economic hand

In global affairs, as in domestic politics, symbolism can be as important as substance.
So when the world's major industrial democracies, known as the G-7, ...

Americans should not be so accepting of the 'overlong' Afghan war

Editor:
Why are there still more than 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan?
The case for invading Afghanistan was certainly stronger than the case for invading ...

A tough guy I was glad to know

There was a lot to George Swan, and I appreciated it all.

It was a little more than 40 years ago. My recently restored 1962 Chevy Nova was making an ...

Animal-control deputies

If we impose a new tax, then uniformed personnel for the specific job might be in order

It has been enlightening this spring to learn more about the ...

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. --Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

Golden eagle found in Sheridan ties record for second-oldest

SHERIDAN --A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species ...

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Gillette may ban parking in alleys
GILLETTE -- Gillette is considering a ban on parking in some downtown alleys while a main road is being ...

After scandal, Air Force to switch to pass/fail testing system for missile operators

CHEYENNE -- Changes are being made in the wake of a cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana, including the way the monthly certification tests ...

Nadine Gustin

Nadine Gustin died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 85 years old.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, ...

Ray A. Lopez Sr.

Ray A. Lopez Sr. died peacefully Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was 90 years old.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, in the Chapel of ...

Juanita Rose Lincoln-Lafromboise

Juanita Rose Lincoln-Lafromboise died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 46 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. ...

Lynn Walton Jenkins

Lynn Walton Jenkins, of Lander, died Monday, March 31, 2014, with his family at his side.
Services were Friday, April 4, at Lander Independent Baptist ...

Energy boom in United States blurring political battle lines

The divide is most visible among Democrats in the nation's capital, where 11 Democratic senators wrote President Barack Obama urging him to approve the ...

Lander trailer fire under investigation

Officials think the blaze began near the home's water heater.

Lander officials are investigating a structure fire that damaged an unoccupied trailer ...

In the spring of 1972, Wyoming was excited about the centennial of Yellowstone National Park. As part of the half-year commemoration of the establishment of ...

 
 

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