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The EPA can't change the border of the Wind River reservation any more than it could decree the Nebraska Panhandle to be part of Wyoming

It would be ...

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Flu advisory issued
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health is urging state residents to take common-sense steps to prevent becoming ill with ...

State claims Hill not entitled to documents

CHEYENNE -- Attorneys for the state contend Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is not entitled to certain records and correspondence from the governor's ...

Proposed UW budget has money for raises, upgrade to College of Engineering

LARAMIE -- Gov. Matt Mead's budget recommendation for the University of Wyoming recognizes the importance of giving faculty and staff pay raises, UW Board of ...

Research: Grizzlies not so dependent on pine nuts

Grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem have a varied diet and are minimally affected by the decline in the number of whitebark pine trees, federal ...

Robert and Nancy Antelope of Riverton weren't really looking for The Ranger's decorated football on Tuesday, but they found it anyway.
The Antelopes, ...

'Medical event' likely cause of property-damage wreck

No one was injured, but a boy complained of chest pain afterward.

Officials said a medical problem caused a one-vehicle traffic accident west of ...

They have been place at several intersections along the Rails to Trails pathway.

With a wave of a little orange flag, pedestrians now can be more ...

Tribe says it is ready for talks with Riverton leaders

Northern Arapaho tribal leaders have invited Riverton officials to discuss the potential effects of a federal agency's ruling regarding the boundaries of the ...

State ready to fight reservation border decision by EPA

State lawmakers say they plan to take a "strong, proactive position" against a recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency impacting the boundaries ...

June Folston Hornecker Smail

June Folston Hornecker Smail, of Lander, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. She was 84 years old.
There will be no services.
June Folston was born June 4, 1929, ...

Jenner Gene Schoening

Jenner Gene Schoening, of Riverton, died as a result of a massive stroke Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Casper. He was 82 years old.
Services will be at 2 p.m. ...

Sandra 'Sandy' McMillen

Sandra "Sandy" McMillen, of Riverton, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She was 67 years old.
Cremation has taken place, and ...

Shoshoni tops Eagles in early cross-county game

The St. Stephen's Eagles dropped a trio of games to Class 2-A opponents at the Thermopolis Invitational last weekend in Hot Springs County.
The Eagles fell ...

0-3 record for St. Stephen's girls to start hoops season

It was a long weekend for St. Stephen's playing up a division in the Class 2-A Thermopolis Invitational Tournament over the weekend.
The Lady Eagles dropped ...

Three county wrestlers first at Powell tourney

Two champs were from lander, the other fromR00;Dubois.

Two Lander Valley High School Tigers and one Dubois Ram tasted individual titles Saturday at ...

Hiring Craig Bohl to coach UW football a great move

If you check out my DVR, you'll see there is just one program that has the little padlock symbol next to it which means it can't be erased unless you can guess ...

Craig Bohl isn't leaving behind the cold and snow in taking over the Wyoming football program after 11 years at North Dakota State. He is moving up a level in ...

Lower approval for Obama, even worse for Republicans in new poll

WASHINGTON -- The American public is unusually pessimistic about the direction of the country and increasingly fed up with Washington gridlock, a sour mood ...

Expanded public transportation would be good for the city

Editor:
Riverton needs some more public transportation. I think that increased public transportation in the form of a larger bus line with more service would ...

 
 

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