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U.S. options on Syria all bad

Faced with bad options in Syria, President Barack Obama is reviving a tactic he tried in an earlier war: leading from behind.
"Leading from behind," you'll ...

If Riverton is to be part of new reservation state, will governing council expand?

Editor:
I have been closely following the discussions concerning the recent EPA ruling which determined the inclusion of Riverton within the Wind River Indian ...

Tuesday notes

Lions and lambs
We've all heard the age-old proverb "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb." Old sayings don't get to be old sayings for ...

Digest

Man pleads guilty to killing wife
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne man faces a minimum of 20 years in prison after admitting to shooting his wife to death during ...

JACKSON -- Researchers are studying the effects of winter recreation on wolverines in northwest Wyoming.
The research project headed by Round River ...

Fall shutdown cost U.S. national parks $414M

Some states used their own money to reopen parks during the federal impasses, but Wyoming did not.

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says the ...

Budget bill passed, includes Medicaid study

CHEYENNE -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature passed a budget bill Monday that calls on Gov. Matt Mead and other Wyoming officials to investigate whether ...

The Riverton Middle School Be the Change Club organized this year's "Be the Change" conference Friday at Central Wyoming College. The event welcomed students ...

Modelers group makes pitch for city-owned pond; access concerns raised by council

The Wyoming Modelers Park Association hopes to lease a city-owned pond off East Monroe Avenue to operate remote-controlled boats and aircraft that land on ...

Four-plus years in prison for man in knife attack

A Northern Arapaho man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for an assault that resulted in serious bodily injury to the mother of his ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Additional developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 16th day of the planned 20-day 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET: Both houses of the ...

New 'Hill bill' dies on House floor, along with amendment restoring previous job

A bill that would allow for a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the recent state Supreme Court decision in the superintendent of public ...

Church raising funds to eradicate malaria; event Tuesday

The first event is a Decadent Dessert party at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Riverton United Methodist Church is hosting a series of events in March and ...

Myrtle Lorraine Hanson

Myrtle Lorraine Hanson, of Lander, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 89 years old.
A memorial service will be at ...

Robert 'Bob' Moore

Robert "Bob" Moore, of Shoshoni, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 87 years old.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. ...

John Joseph Cardine Sr.

John Joseph Cardine Sr., of Lander, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. He was 62 years old.
A memorial service will be scheduled in the summer.
John Joseph Cardine ...

Tammy Rose Herrera

Tammy Rose Herrera, formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Wyoming Medical Center after a battle with lung cancer. She was 55 years ...

Brett Miller

Brett Miller, of Riverton, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at his home. He was 52 years old.
Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 28, in Charlotte, Mich.
Brett ...

Analysts say a drastic increase in salary might be the only solution.

WASHINGTON -- The nation's regional airlines are having trouble hiring enough ...

County's museums 'sure need something'

Editor:
I was disappointed to read about the "central museum director" position again for the county museums. I was hoping it might have gone away. Still ...

 
 

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