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Utility offering funds for renewable energy projects

Rocky Mountain Power has announced that funding applications for its Blue Sky program's renewable energy projects are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
Funding is ...

ROCK SPRINGS -- The Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans soccer team scored one first half goal but poured on four more after halftime to end the Riverton Lady Wolverines ...

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ...

Parrish leaps to Class 2-A long jump title

CASPER -- Shoshoni junior Triston Parrish put the heat on himself with a pair of faults on this first two jumps in the long jump preliminaries. On his third ...

New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ...

Catholic college offering distance learning courses

Wyoming Catholic College has launched a new Center for Distance Learning, which will offer a six-session course beginning June 2.
Courses will be taught by ...

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Deaths
BRUNNER
June Marie Brunner, 87, of Lander, died Thursday, May 21, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander with her children at her side. A ...

Religious apps allow users to have greater understanding of Bible

Having smartphone, tablets and other mobile devices around has made information, opinions and our ability to work closer at hand. This is mostly a good thing. ...

Could cloud seeding be causing this?

Editor:
Who needs cloud seeding when it rains every day? I am not old-time Wyoming like some people, but I have been in the state for 19 years in one place or ...

Who's listening?

National Security Agency phone spying hard to package politically

It's now been more than two weeks since a federal court ruled that the federal ...

Digest

Counterfeiters plead guilty
CASPER -- A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to counterfeiting-related charges in federal court in Casper.
The ...

Woman who would not drop knife shot to death by officers

GILLETTE -- Officers in northeast Wyoming shot and killed a 39-year-old woman armed with a knife after other means to stop her, including a stun gun, ...

Stressed Saratoga nursing home to be managed by 'turnaround' expert

SARATOGA -- The Montana company taking over a nursing home in southern Wyoming specializes in turning around troubled facilities, but the Saratoga facility ...

Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Second charge for Lander stabbing suspect, but judge lowers man's bond to $5,000

The man charged with stabbing two people in Lander now faces a second count of aggravated assault and battery.
Luis Manuel Varba, 23, waived his preliminary ...

Rising health costs drive bigger library budget request

The Fremont County Library System is asking to bump up its budget in the coming fiscal year.
System director Tracy Cook told Fremont County Commissioners that ...

College chief, VP get raises comparable to CWC staff

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved changes to administrative compensation at its meeting Wednesday.
CWC president Dr. Cristobal Valdez and ...

Promoter sues regulator to bar imposing rules on bare-knuckle

A bare-knuckle fight promoter has sued the Association of Boxing Commissions and its president, saying the body is wrongly encouraging the City of Riverton to ...

Achievers

Riverton student on dean's list
Michael Jones of Riverton has been named to the dean's list at Simpson University for the spring 2015 semester.
Jones ...

BLM reminds residents to be careful with fire during holiday

Sunshine and blue skies make this time of year perfect for camping and outdoor activities.
With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Bureau of Land ...

 
 

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