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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming head coach Allen Edwards signed three recruits, including Pine Bluffs native Hunter Thompson, to play for the Cowboys.
He also ...

Salt Lake Community College began the game with a 14-0 run on the way to a dominating win.

Basketball is a game of runs.
Usually, during the course ...



A son was born to Abigail Urish-Sutton, formerly of of Lander and Charles Kenneth Sutton at 8:47 ...

Uranium market strengthening, state says

There is growing international demand for uranium, according to a recent paper produced by the Wyoming Geological Survey.
Authored by state geologist Robert ...

Power company urges electrical safety on Thanksgiving Day

Rocky Mountain Power is stressing that appropriate precautions with electricity increases safety when operating appliances - an issue that becomes even more ...

UW hosts business seminar on employee regulations

Businesses with employees need to understand the ramifications of the new Department of Labor (DOL) rules regarding exempt and nonexempt employees that take ...

An unusual car, driven by a unique individual

I thank Dr. Stockton for his thoughtful letter about Dr. Bill Brohm. I was a Riverton resident when he arrived in town, which I believe was the early ...

Post-election notes

Third term party switch
As unexpected as Tuesday night's election results were, to some, a lot of it was rather traditional.
At the top of the ballot, ...

A thirty-year adventure in art

It all began with this newspaper column

Thirty years?
Yes, today's publication of this column marks its 30th year of existence. The first column, ...

Business as usual for Obamacare in Wyoming despite uncertain future

Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause said any repeal could not happen immediately.

CHEYENNE (TNS) - President-elect Donald Trump wants to "repeal and ...

Officials detect first sign of invasive mussels in Montana

So far, further testing has not revealed any additional contamination west of the Continental Divide.

(TNS) - Montana's wildlife agency announced ...

Wyoming digest

Rule would boost solar, wind development
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration took action Thursday to boost the development of solar and wind ...

Pedestrian dead after early crash

A man in his 60s died early Thursday after being struck by a pickup truck near the intersection of Park Avenue and Federal Boulevard in Riverton.
The ...

Report shows repeated problems with equipment sterilization at SageWest

The hospital has until Nov. 10 to develop a plan of correction.

Complaints regarding blood and "bone-like fragments" on equipment prepared for use ...

Larsen retains HD 54 seat

Challenger Julie Stuble said she was happy to spotlight various issues during her campaign, including the future of Wyoming's public lands.

Lloyd ...

Allen wins nail-biter over Maldonado

Maldonado will continue his work as tribal liaison for Gov. Matt Mead.

Jim Allen, R-Lander, won his re-election bid for House District 33 in a tight ...

Color run kicks off health fair

Community members gathered Saturday for the third annual Diabetes Wellness Fair at the Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie.
The event kicked off with a 5K ...

Bebout secures re-election

The third-term incumbent is likely to serve as Senate President next year.

Despite their sometimes-contentious campaign experience this fall, Eli ...

Wranglers move on to state tourney

Lady Blue qualified for the Class 2-A state bracket, going 2-1 at regionals in Lander.

Shoshoni's volleyball squad entered the Class 2-A West ...

Lady Wolverines qualify for state

Riverton's volleyball squad went 2-1 and advanced to the Class 3-A event in Casper.

PINEDALE -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines powered through their ...


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