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Winter weather returning

The unusually warm weather is coming to an end in Wyoming as a storm system with snow and colder temperatures began its march across the state Saturday.
The ...

Chiefs scoring at high rate as boys hoops season begins

Fans of the run-and-gun style of basketball had a treat Friday night in Billings, Mont., as Wyoming Indian outran Lame Deer, Montana 89-78 to advance to the ...

Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians seeks advisory board nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is requesting candidate nominations for individuals to serve on the Special Trustee ...

Big win over South ends weekend on good note for Riverton's boys

After losing a game Friday night that they might well have won, the Riverton Wolverine boys left no doubt on Saturday afternoon, walloping Cheyenne South 63-42 ...

Tribal mapping partnership receives award

BILLINGS, Mont. --A partnership of five reservations in Montana and Wyoming has been awarded an Engineering Excellence Honor Award for surveying and mapping ...

Big response in state to new sign-up period for ACA plans

Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday's deadline to register for ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
With winter conditions in place, the Shoshone National Forest plans to burn both hand constructed and machine built ...

Strong start for Cougars on the road

The Wind River boys served notice that they will be a contender in Class 2-A basketball this season, routing the host Burns Broncs on their own floor 75-45 ...

Wind River girls fall hard in season opener

It was a rough opening to the season as Wind River fell hard 70-18 to the host Burns Broncs in the Burns Invitational Tournament in Laramie County Friday ...

Rustler women close out 2014 with three games in California

Playing three consecutive women's basketball games in San Diego, Calif., is a nice way to wrap up the pre-Christmas schedule for the Central Wyoming College ...

Free throws the difference as Chief girls fall on the road to 3-A Lovell

A first game with a young team against a longtime rival on the road can be a daunting task, and it looked for few minutes that the Wyoming Indian would fall ...

State champ returns to lead WR matmen

Wind River wrestlers Keanan Pfisterer, John Thoman and Kristopher Justice are the experienced Cougars on the mats this year.
Pfisterer is a returning Class ...

Chiefs beat Lovell to open season on road

Wyoming Indian moved on to Billings, Mont., after the game and will face Lame Deer, Mont, in a tournament play at 4:45 p.m. Friday.

Hot shooting, ...

The Riverton Wolverines ran into a tough rebounding and defensively sound Sheridan squad and fell to the Broncs 62-56 Thursday in the first game of the Bill ...

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Births
YELLOWPLUME
A son was born to Lorissa Yellowplume of Bellingham, Wash., and Sean Yellowplume of Lander at 8:13 a.m. Nov. 5 at SageWest Health ...

LVHS named 'Battle of the Belts' winner

A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Lander Valley High School edged students from Riverton High School in the second Battle of ...

WRTA collecting toys for children in need Saturday

The Wind River Transportation Authority is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children during its "Stuff the Bus" campaign Saturday in Riverton. ...

State collects more money than it needs, then wastes it

Editor:
Dear Gov. Mead,
I regret to say I am selling my dream home and leaving Wyoming because I cannot afford the government rent (property taxes) you (Czar ...

A fur-covered cantaloupe?

That once was my great idea for a Christmas gift

Once I was nearly run out of town for suggesting a gift for my beloved, nearly blind grandmother.
I ...

Feds vs. feds

Wyoming has an unexpected partner in the latest flap over wolf management

A cliche becomes a cliche for a reason, and this fall a divisive Wyoming ...

 
 

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