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Regionals rage on local courts

They called it the "bunch" but I call it good coaching and an interesting method of getting your point guard into a one-on-one situation. With the game ...

Legislature nears end; not all budget questions done

Leaders say they expect both houses to approve a budget bill and send it to Gov. Matt Mead early this week.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming lawmakers ...

Missing teen found at wreck site after several days

Adrianna Goggles was reported missing Feb. 18, and her vehicle was found wrecked late last week.

Officials have confirmed the identity of the ...

Emergency responders spent much of Friday afternoon tending to a grass fire that got out of control on Lakeview Drive near Kinnear.
The call came in at about ...

Tribal license plates among legislation killed in Cheyenne

Bills had until the end of business Friday to be voted on in committee of the second chamber.

CHEYENNE - Specialized vehicle license plates ...

Two dead from dam plunge; teen fell first, then older woman

Both of the people who fell off of the Diversion Dam bridge Friday afternoon died as a result of the incident, officials said this week.
Fremont County ...

Wyoming digest

Cheyenne credit union robbed
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A credit union inside a Cheyenne grocery store has been robbed by an armed man.
The Laramie County ...

The defending state champion Wind River Cougars take center stage the Class 2-A state basketball tournament at Swede Erickson Gym at Casper College in the 1:30 ...

Yellowstone phasing out familiar yellow Bombardier snowcoaches

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is retiring its fleet of bright yellow Bombardier snowcoaches.
The 18 vehicles will are travel from Old ...

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Deaths

SAMUELSON
Beverly A. (Samuelson) Lord, 58, died on Sunday Feb. 28, 2016 in Casper at the Wyoming Medical ...

Tuesday notes

Signs
Snow mostly gone. Temperatures rising. Wind picking up.
That's the formula for two things -- spring's advance, and grass fires. We've been out ...

Moose, bighorn, bison count holding steady in Jackson zone

JACKSON (AP) -- There have not been any major changes in the number of bighorn sheep, moose and bison populations in the Jackson Hole region, according to ...

More money for UW sports not high priority

Editor:
I can't see how it can be justified to put millions of dollars more into sports teams and buildings at the University of Wyoming when other programs ...

Adrianna Goggles

Adrianna Goggles died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2016, on the Washakie Park Road, North of Fort Washakie.
She was 17 years old.
She was born June 14, 1998, in ...

Beverly A. (Samuelson) Lord

Riverton native Beverly A. (Samuelson) Lord died Monday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper after a lengthy illness.
She was 58 years ...

Future of Social Security closely tied to affordability of reliable health care for all

When the presidential race begins to focus seriously on issues, you're likely to hear a lot about Social Security and to some extent Medicare. The nub of ...

Wyoming digest

Senate kills gun bill without vote
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A bill that would have allowed residents to carry concealed firearms to state or local government ...

Evelyn R. Mayland

Riverton native Evelyn R. Mayland of Fargo, N.D., died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at Sanford Health in Fargo. She was 74 years old.
She was born Sept. 14, ...

Judy Ann Lausch

Funeral services for Judy Ann Lausch are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at Davis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robin Stupka officiating. Interment will follow at ...

Jared Holloway

Jared Holloway of Shoshoni died at his home on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. He was 34 years old.
A memorial service is at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, at the First ...

 
 

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