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Mining ban sought near sage grouse

BILLINGS, Mont -- Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition with the federal government that seeks a prohibition on mining in areas across the West with ...

CHEYENNE -- A $259 million plan to renovate Wyoming's State Capitol and the adjacent Herschler Building is close to legislative approval.
The Wyoming House of ...

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Man arrested in explosives theft
Federal officials say they've arrested a Wyoming man suspected in the theft of 559 pounds of explosives from a U.S. ...

Hathaway award would grow 10 percent under proposed bill

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House has agreed to increase the Hathaway Scholarship award by 10 percent.
When Senate File 55 left the Senate, it had a 5 percent ...

School to get two additional modular rooms temporarily

Fremont County School District 25 is taking up an old offer from the Wyoming Schools Facilities Department to place three modular classrooms at Rendezvous ...

Hornecker to seek fourth term as sheriff

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker has announced his intention to run for a fourth term, well in advance of the May filing deadline.
"I've had a lot of ...

Wyoming students raised money to buy the first trained mine-detecting dog 25 years ago for use overseas.

Senna, a dog that specializes in detecting ...

CWC aiming to start new Lander center later this year

Administrators at Central Wyoming College hope to begin construction on a new center in Lander sometime this spring.
The facility will be located on ...

Miller says state could build West Coast port to ship coal

State Rep. Dave Miller thought West Coast ports were not shipping enough Wyoming coal, so he had an idea: Have the state build its own.
Miller brought his ...

Tod Jordan

Tod Jordan died quietly in his sleep Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Country View Senior Care in Missoula, Mont. He was 93 years old.
Per his request, cremation has ...

Austin produces fastest time in state during classic race

The best individual finish from the Lander Tigers at the state Nordic ski meet at Cody came from Louisa Austin in both races.
Austin opened up the two days of ...

Wyoming comes up two points short in setback to Air Force

Nathan Sobey did just about everything he could to will the depleted University of Wyoming Cowboys to a win Tuesday night against Air Force on a snowy night in ...

Shoshoni, Dubois and Wind River all won individual wrestling championships Saturday at the Class 2-A West regionals in Lovell.
Connor Wilkinson captured his ...

On senior night, Riverton boys wallop Green River

The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team jumped out to an early lead and easily defeated the Green River Wolves 59-34 Tuesday evening at Wolverine Gym. It ...

2-A regional starts Thursday; Chief boys the favorites

The Class 2-A West Regional often is considered the best high school basketball tournament in Wyoming, including the state championships the following weekend ...

Saturday's home game against Evanston finishes the regular season.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls basketball team started Tuesday's Class 4-A ...

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BOGACZ
Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Bogacz, 89, of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 22, at Help for Health in Riverton. Funeral services will be at 11 ...

Incident at school tied to students taking cold meds

Two students at Riverton High School were taken to the emergency room when they showed signs of being under the influence in class.
They were back at home ...

RHS 'connection circles' aim for better student communication

Riverton High School has set aside time Wednesday mornings to include 10 minutes of student conversations called "connection circles."
The connection circles ...

Past mayor incorrect on MOU history; positions contradictory

Editor:
As a longtime Riverton resident now living in sunny Florida, my heart and roots are still in Wyoming and especially Riverton --my hometown.
I have ...

 
 

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