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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 ...

Wind River High School students are 'Battle of the Belts' champions

A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Wind River High School edged students from Shoshoni High School in the first Battle of the ...

College offering Wilderness First Responder class in Sinks Canyon

Central Wyoming College's Sinks Canyon Center is offering a 72-hour Wilderness First Responder course that includes CPR for the health care provider.
The ...

Dems push Mead on expanding Medicaid

Wyoming Democrats are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Matt Mead and other Republicans over their opposition to expanding Medicaid to cover 17,600 low-income ...

Money may be short for Pavillion cistern plan

Construction has begun in a program to provide safe drinking water to Pavillion-area residents affected by groundwater contaminated some say is tied to ...

As Great Lakes Airlines continues to struggle with a pilot shortage due to a federal regulation that has increased minimum experience requirements for pilots ...

Two county schools to participate in UW robotics research project

Can gaming and robotics be used to teach computational thinking skills to middle school students in culturally sensitive ways?
A multidisciplinary University ...

'Skimmer' found at truck stop in Cheyenne

A "skimmer" was found Tuesday at a truck stop in Cheyenne.
The device is used by criminals and is affixed to ATMR00;and other card readers to swipe credit ...

Wyoming digest

Jackson bans phones while driving
JACKSON -- The town of Jackson has banned the use of cellphones while driving or biking.
The Jackson Town Council ...

At Christmas time 51 years ago, much of Fremont County's mail from out of state was delivered via Rawlins, where there was a large regional mail sorting ...

Medical marijuana in Wyoming? Bill to be introduced

CHEYENNE -- A debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to flare up.
Bordered to the north and south by states that have legalized ...

Rez youths put their talents on display

Members of the Wind River UNITY council and the Eastern Shoshone Cross-Age Peer Education project had a busy weekend hosting their first talent show Dec. 7 to ...

Germaine M. Wayt

Germaine M. Wayt died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at her home in Lander. She was 86 years old.
She was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Kennan, Wis., the daughter of ...

Cheryl Lynn Eagle

Cheryl "Jabaar" Eagle, of Arapahoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Casper. She was 32 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at St. ...

Lander boys in Douglas Classic field

Three Class 3-A East boys basketball opponents close out the December schedule for the Lander Valley High School Tigers this weekend at the Douglas Classic. ...

Tiger girls to host Lander Classic

A trio of Class 3-A East girls basketball teams will enter the Lander Classic this weekend with undefeated marks.
Wheatland, Douglas and Rawlins have not ...

Wolverine girls can't hold early advantage, fall by 30 in Flaming Gorge opener

The Riverton Wolverine girls basketball team jumped out to an early 8-2 lead Thursday but then fell behind and lost to the Cheyenne East Lady Thunderbirds ...

RHS boys lose on buzzer- beater to third-ranked East as three-day slate begins

The Riverton Wolverines, with a new point guard and a refined offense, gave the third-ranked Cheyenne East Thunderbirds a fight to the finish but fell short at ...

 
 

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