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Every year around Christmas time, Robert Espinoza is struck by the spirit of Santa Claus.
"It's something that can't be explained," he said. "It just comes ...

William (Bill) Francis Liss

William (Bill) Francis Liss died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ...

Three straight wins for WR girls, at home, two by huge margins

It was a sweeps week of sorts for the Wind girls this weekend. They blew through Class 2-A Northwest competition at home Friday and Saturday. The Lady Cougars ...

Cougar boys win tingler over Tongue River, also beat Wright

It was a tale from the land of the 3-point shot this weekend for the Wind River boys, who finished 2-1 in the Foothills Classic this weekend in Pavillion. ...

Thompson scores big for Shoshoni girls in wins over Farson and Hanna

A pair of victories started the Wrangler Classic the right way for the Shoshoni High School girls basketball team on Friday.
The Wranglers pounded ...

Wranglers look good in two wins on home wood

The Shoshoni Wranglers had a perfect day on Friday, collecting two victories to start the Wrangler Classic boys basketball tournament.
Shoshoni outmuscled ...

SMU beats Wyoming for the fifth straight time in hoops

LARAMIE -- Markus Kennedy scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Nick Russell hit the go-ahead 3-pointer to lead SMU to its fifth straight victory, a ...

Two Class 3-A East girls basketball teams knocked off the Lander Valley High School Tigers Friday and Saturday at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
Wheatland ...

One win, two losses for WIHS at home

Wyoming Indian withstood some inner turmoil this weekend to go 1-2 in the Foothills Classic against teams from Sheridan and Campbell counties.
The Lady ...

RHS girls get first win of season, 41-32 vs. Star Valley

The Riverton Lady Wolverines basketball team gave it an early Christmas gift by beating Star Valley 41-32 in the final game of the Flaming Gorge basketball ...

Wolverine boys scare Gillette, beat Star Valley

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team used a solid second-half defensive effort to down the Star Valley Braves 54-38 and end the Green River ...

The Wyoming Indian Chiefs remain untested, unchallenged and unbeaten after a weekend sweep of teams from Sheridan and Campbell counties.
The Chiefs rolled ...

Lander skiers win races

Nick Merritt and Louisa Austin swept the individual ski races on Saturday for the Lander Valley High School Tigers at the Casper Invitational.
Merritt ...

Lander boys still perfect at 7-0 after two tourney wins

A tight 52-49 victory was pulled out by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on Friday night over Rawlins at the two-day Douglas Classic boys basketball ...

A sneak peak at the 2016 election

When electing a new president, we tend to choose one who has something his predecessor lacked.

A check of this year's record shows that in Galesburg, ...

The best football game I ever played

The players ranged from age 10 to 40, and no one wore a team uniform.

Does your mind ever wander during long meetings, sermons or while you're ...

EPA ruling on reservation 'is unlawful' and 'cannot be honored by the state'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

Love and belief

A child's Christmas letter from long ago has enduring value

From the giant haystack of letters to Santa Claus came a cherished needle one year long ...

Minor injuries in one-car wreck

A Lander woman was cited for lane use and no seat belt after flipping her car at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday on Wyoming Highway 789 south of Lander.
Officials ...

Christmas services in many churches Tuesday, Wednesday

Riverton-area churches plan a variety of special services and musical programs for the Christmas holiday.

Christmas Eve
Most local congregations are ...

 
 

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