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Traveling Renegades team moves to 24-2 on the season

The Riverton Renegades have a sparkling 24-2 on the season after playing to a 2-1 baseball record last week in Casper.
The Renegades are an under-14 ...

Federal road project hard on nearby businesses

Some business people see the road construction on South Federal Boulevard like eggs cracked for an omelette, but others think the project's poor management is ...

Press oversight, the real kind, is necessary for democracy

In recent weeks, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington spectacle generated by politicians looking for ...

Summer has its own rules

It seems to be the season to let things a few things slide

Oh summer! It's the nicest time to be in Wyoming. With our frequent sunshine, vast ...

Self evident

Nearly two and a half centuries later, the DOI still packs power

The capitalization pattern in the Declaration of Independence leaves a lot to be ...

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County to vote on lodging tax
CHEYENNE -- Laramie County voters will be asked in November whether to renew a 10 percent tax on hotel and motel rooms ...

Eleven candidates showing interest in late Schiffer's seat

SHERIDAN -- Eleven people from Sheridan and Johnson counties have stepped forward to fill the Wyoming Senate seat vacated by the late Sen. John ...

Wyoming stops work on state science standards

RAWLINS -- The Wyoming Board of Education voted to suspend work on new science standards for the state's public schools until lawmakers rescind a ban on ...

ROCK SPRINGS -- With service to community airports reeling from new federal regulations, local subsidy for regional airlines trying to serve the the smaller ...

After Supreme Court ruling, WCC optimistic about its lawsuit

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of Hobby Lobby -- allowing them to opt out of covering the cost of some contraceptives -- Wyoming Catholic ...

Whiteman seeking third term

Democrat Keja Whiteman has sat on the Fremont County Commission for eight years but thinks she still has more work to do and has filed to run again to ...

CWC Lander residence hall scheduled to be complete Aug. 1

June's construction report at Central Wyoming College centered on two projects ongoing in the Lander area.
The first involves a new bunkhouse residence hall ...

Glenn Wayne Tanner

Glenn Wayne Tanner died Monday, June 23, 2014, in Cheyenne. He was 62 years old.
He will be interred at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26, in Mount Hope Cemetery in ...

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Births
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A son was born to Ashley Cox of Riverton and Clayton Hanger of Riverton at 3:30 a.m. May 11 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

County launching Independence Day festivities Thursday

Fourth of July festivities begin Thursday in Fremont County with the Old Fashioned Community Independence Day Celebration in Pavillion.
"Everything is going ...

Digest

Another bike rider killed
CASPER -- A New York state man has been killed in an accident while bicycling on a road in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Highway ...

Senate chief says he doubts Hill will face impeachment; report critical

CHEYENNE -- A special legislative committee investigating Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill released a scathing report Tuesday concluding she failed to ...

Investigators say the suspects stayed in each house for several hours "partying and basically ransacking and destroying everything they could get their ...

Riverton's new public services director starts work July 14

Kyle Butterfield will start work as Riverton's new public services director on July 14.
He was the only finalist for the spot, which was vacated last year by ...

Past museum director to stand trial on charges she stole materials from site

Carol Thiesse pleaded not guilty Tuesday

The former director of Lander's Pioneer Museum has a tentative trial date of Nov. 3 on charges she stole ...

 
 

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