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RHS military science student earns award

School resource officer Cody Myers presented Riverton High School sophomore Kasey Rizor with the Outstanding Military Science award Tuesday before the Fremont ...

Wyoming 'would be smart' to change the CDL law for big pickup trucks

The editorial by Mr. Peck about safe roads and driving made sense. Wyoming has had a mixed-up view of traffic safety in the way we handle speed ...

Where is life's time card?

Parkinson's finally took a good brother-in-law

It's late, and I'm up and can't sleep.
You've been there.
Usually, it's something that's stuck like ...

Thinking smaller

There is more to storing Wyoming water than creating a lake 50 miles long

One exciting element of a new legislative session is that ideas that have ...


Darlene Elizabeth Frahm, 91, died Monday, Jan. 5, while visiting her daughter and family in Arizona. A family service will be Saturday, ...

Cowboys puts No. 25 ranking on the line vs. San Diego State

LARAMIE -- Three of the University of Wyoming's four Mountain West opponents wanted to push the tempo and get the Cowboys out of their comfort level.
But when ...

LVHS wrestlers shine in Utah two-day tourney

Five Lander Valley High School Tigers brought home wrestling medals from the Tournament of Champions in Vernal, Utah.
Andrew Von Rein paced the Tigers with a ...

Corbett takes top spot at 113 for RHS matmen in Douglas

Justyn Corbett paced the Riverton Wolverines with an individual wrestling title Saturday at the Shane Shatto Memorial tournament in Douglas.
At 113 pounds, ...

Three Wranglers undefeated in home duals

Next up is the annual Don Runner tournament Friday and Saturday in Pavillion.

The Shoshoni Wranglers finished third in the 10-team field Saturday ...


Darrell Winfield, 85, of Riverton, died Monday, Jan. 12, at his residence. Per his request, cremation has taken place, and there will ...

Larsen: Medicaid expansion key issue in Legislature

The Lander representative sits on the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee.

A proposal to expand Medicaid will be among key ...

Optimistic on county attorney's office with LeBrun taking over

As I was looking at your list of the top news developments of the year, one stands out to me. I agree that the election of 2014 is major news. In my ...

EPA's odd behavior

Why would it back off Pavillion water but not the reservation border dispute?

For some time now, Fremont County citizens following the ...


Lummis co-sponsors wolf bill
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming ...

Eaton seeks to have death penalty barred as future option

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is fighting an attempt to block the state from again seeking the death penalty against a convicted ...

State of the state: Mead talks coal, water

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead pledged to keep fighting "with bulldog determination" for the future of Wyoming coal as a top priority as he delivered his state of ...

Manslaughter plea accepted in death of infant

An Ethete woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of her newborn son in March. The plea, entered Tuesday in U.S. District Court in ...

Get ready for good news, bad news in Legislature, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, thinks the 63rd Wyoming Legislature that convened this week will be a "good news, bad news" session.
He anticipates the ...


Marcella "Marcy" Dickinson, 62, died Saturday, Jan. 3, at home surrounded by family. Per her request, there will be no ...

Extension educator promotes hydropower

Milt Geiger says irrigation districts and municipalities are interested in small hydropower.

WORLAND (AP) --Milt Geiger gets pretty excited when he ...


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