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Parents have a friendly role to play in supervising skate park

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I raised a few skateboarders myself and spent hundreds of hours at skate parks while my boys skated all day and night. I drove them to the parks and I ...

Lemons and lemonade

Low oil prices are a two-sided coin

Month after month this year we have published news accounts of record visitation numbers at Yellowstone National ...

Judge considers new grouse regs

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A federal judge put a Nevada lawsuit challenging U.S. sage grouse protections on the fast-track Wednesday but said she isn't ready to decide ...

Park backs off 1,000-bison slaughter target for winter

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is backing off its proposal to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter as officials seek to reduce the ...

Wyoming digest

Man gets 14 years for fatal crash
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A Utah man has been sentenced to prison for striking and killing a man after falling asleep at ...

Fire damages house; no injuries

No one was injured in a structure fire involving a stove pipe at about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on Cliff Drive north of Riverton.
Initial reports indicate the ...

Armed robbery suspect caught soon after taking cash, cigarettes

A Riverton man was arrested for armed robbery early Wednesday after using a pellet gun to steal cash and cigarettes from a local convenience store, officials ...

City won't back legalizing medical marijuana in state

The Riverton City Council will not support the legalization of medical marijuana in Wyoming.
The opposition was made formal through a resolution passed ...

CWC was shut down at home by mistakes and the towering front line of of the visitors from Ephraim, Utah.

The Central Wyoming College women's ...

Roger B. Linnell

Roger B. Linnell died Nov. 9, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. He was 91.
A graveside service was at 10 a.m.Thursday, Nov 19, at Mount Hope Cemetery ...

Richard Jeffrey Stadler

Graveside services for Richard Jeffrey Stadler are at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton, with The Rev. Roger Sterle of the Mount ...

Wyoming PBS joining Wind River tribes in educational video project

Fremont Count educators are working this fall to develop lesson plans that incorporate information about the Wind River Indian Reservation based on six planned ...

Help for Health Hospice Care staged its annual Fall Foliage 5-K walk/run Saturday, starting at the Help for Health office on College View Drive. The ...

Elsie Oetken

Elsie Oetken 83, of Riverton and Queen Creek, Ariz., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. In Mesa, Ariz.
A memorial begins at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, ...

Central Wyoming's women's basketball squad hosts Snow College at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Olivia Elliss has been an absolute force so far this season for ...

No Yanks on TV? Really?

OK.
I realize soccer isn't to this country what it is to most of the rest of the world.
I get, I really do.
However, I also know there are enough of us ...

Brownijuana

Edible marijuana products a riddle for state lawmakers


Walk into a commercial cannabis shop in neighboring Colorado, and you might think you've ...

Yellowstone plan calls for killing about 1,000 bison

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park proposes to kill roughly 1,000 wild bison this winter -- mostly calves and females -- as officials seek to curb ...

Mead joins call to block Syrian influx

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Tuesday joined other governors in calling on President Barack Obama to stop allowing refugees from Syria or other ...

Wyoming digest

Jindal visits Cheyenne, then quits race
CHEYENNE (AP) -- During one of the final campaign stops of his presidential campaign, Republican presidential ...

 
 

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