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Cheney withdraws from Senate race

WASHINGTON -- Liz Cheney's sudden exit from her Wyoming Senate race brought a surprise end to a high-profile campaign that touched off a bitter fight within the ...

The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations facilitated the first public discussion Monday in Fort Washakie on the recent Environmental ...

The low temperatures and snowfall that hit Fremont County over the weekend were not related to the distorted polar vortex affecting much of the United States ...

Bennett defends action on Drennen as petition calls for his removal

His recent decision to drop all charges against Gabriel Drennen has stirred ire against Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett. A woman close to the case is ...

Bryan Jenkins

Bryan Jenkins, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Lander Valley Medical Center. He was 29 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, ...

Joel 'Travis' Pepper

Joel "Travis" Pepper, of Casper, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in Casper. He was 42 years old.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at ...

Eugene Gasser Jr.

Eugene Gasser Jr., formerly of Riverton, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Midland, Texas. He was 86 years old.
A rosary will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at ...

Tomas B. Ybarra

Tomas B. Ybarra, of Riverton, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his home. He was 60 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Wesley ...

UW comes up short at Nevada

Sophomore guard Josh Adams led three Cowboys in double-figures with 15 points, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team lost a tightly-contested ...

Short-handed CWC men fall to Western

Several Rustlers missed the game on a suspension for violating team rules.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty dressed only ...

After 0-3 start, Wind River girls have piled up nine straight wins

The Lady Cougars are fresh off a victory in the title game of the Fremont County Shootout.

Coach Justin Walker and his Wind River Lady Cougars ...

Lander boys carry strong start into meat of the season

The Tigers host conference foes Star Valley and Jackson this weekend.

Rebounding the basketball and playing an up-tempo style are two strengths for ...

Police seeking mural vandal

RAWLINS -- Police in Rawlins are looking into the defacement of a mural honoring a slain prison guard.
The painting was done in memory of Cpl. Wayne Martinez, ...

Customer tried to cut cab driver's throat

CHEYENNE -- When a local cab driver took the long way home, his passenger became angry.
So, police say, Christopher J. Beavers, 34, of Cheyenne grabbed the ...

People of Wyoming deserve answers on lengthy probe of superintendent

Editor:
Below is an open letter I have sent to all members of the Wyoming Legislature:

Dear Legislator,
A question I often am asked is "How are things ...

Marveling at my daughter the nurse

I thought that sound was her leaving at 3 a.m., but actually she was just getting home.

The garage door ratcheted itself open just a few feet ...

Another run at Hill

The superintendent's attackers are running out of time to make a legitimate case against her

This week the state investigation of Wyoming ...

In Jackson, it's not only about downhill

JACKSON -- Locals know Jackson is more than just downhill skiing.
Letting the rest of the country know is the challenge.
Every year, Jackson Hole Chamber of ...

When Wyoming Gov. Jim Geringer visited Lander shortly after the new year in 2000, he spoke on a familiar topic -- air service.
Great Lakes Airlines hadn't had ...

Lander man, Riverton woman cited in prostitution incident

A Riverton police officer started 2014 with a case of prostitution in progress on New Year's Day.
According to reports, the policeman was on patrol at about ...

 
 

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