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CHEYENNE -- A report by a coalition of public health organizations ranks Wyoming fourth in the nation in funding programs to help prevent children from smoking ...

At budget hearings, Mead challenged on Medicaid expansion by Democrats

Analysts say more than 17,000 uninsured Wyoming residents could be covered under the plan while saving the state about $50 million in the ...

Drug arrests follow discovery of rental car that was overdue

A man and woman from Las Vegas were arrested for possession of a controlled substance Saturday night after their overdue rental car was found abandoned near ...

City hires new public defender, considers water request and dementia facility proposal

The City of Riverton has entered into several new agreements in action taken this month.
The council first voted to approve a contract with the Lori Gorseth ...

Meth ring leader Pitt pleads guilty; accomplice too

A federal judge now must decide whether to accept the plea bargains, which would involve prison terms of 10 to 15 years for the two ...

Federal agency says Riverton still is part of 'Indian Country'

After many years of trying, the two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes finally have found a federal entity willing to say that Riverton is part of the ...

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Deaths
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Daniel Lee "Danny" Brown, 47, of Fort Washakie, died Saturday, Dec. 7, in Lander. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, and ...

Tuesday notes

Big chill
A sure sign that it's been cold -- really cold -- is when 17 degrees seems warm. But 17 at 7 a.m. Tuesday felt almost tropical compared to the ...

Ranson 'Randy' Ray Busby Rodabaugh

Ranson "Randy" Ray Busby Rodabaugh, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. He was 58 years old.
Services will be at a later date.
Ranson ...

Daniel Lee 'Danny' Brown

Daniel Lee "Danny" Brown, of Fort Washakie, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Lander. He was 47 years old.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, ...

Rose Mae Shepardson

Rose Mae Shepardson, of Lander, died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. She was 88 years old.
Per her request, cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

Mary Josephine (Jo) Williams

Mary Josephine (Jo) Williams, of Lander, died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 86 years old.
A memorial service will ...

Lorraine Piggott

Lorraine Piggott, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at St. Anthony North Hospital in Westminster, Colo. She was 95 years old.
A viewing will ...

Wind River drops all three at Big Horn County tourney

It was a tough opening weekend for the Wind River Cougars at the North Big Horn County Shootout played in Greybull and Burlington. The Cougars dropped all ...

Two heartbreakers for RHS girls in three games at Cheyenne Invitational

For the second time in their young season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines had a lead in the second half and a chance when the final buzzer sounded but couldn't ...

LVHS girls go 1-3 at their home invitational

The Lander Valley High School girls basketball team salvaged the weekend with a 57-37 victory Saturday night over Glenrock night at Bob Carey Memorial ...

North Dakota State coach set to take UW job

Craig Bohl, coach of the two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion North Dakota State Bison, will be announced Sunday as the next ...

Wolverines win slow-down game vs. Cheyenne Central to gain season's first win

The Riverton Wolverines boys basketball team continued play at the Cheyenne Invitational basketball tournament Friday and Saturday and split their final two ...

Rustlers 2-0 in Region IX after Dawson victory

CWC enters the Christmas break with an 8-6 record.

The most important men's basketball game of the weekend went the way for Central Wyoming College ...

The Lady Rustlers also lost to Dawson Community College 71-52 on Friday night in a Region IX game.

Nationally ranked Western Nebraska sneaked out of ...

 
 

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