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Festival of Trees returns with 24 items for auction

This year's Festival of Trees event is a celebration of global cultures in keeping with the 2013 theme: Christmas Around the World.
Coordinator Cindy Keele ...

Armored vehicle added to fleet for tri-county law enforcement effort

WORLAND -- The latest acquisition by the Joint Tactical Emergency Response Team is another step in ensuring public safety.
The MRAP vehicle, or Mine Resistant ...

House burns on Missouri Valley Road; no injuries

No one was injured Tuesday in a fire that destroyed a residential home north of Riverton.
The incident was reported at about 11:40 p.m. Tuesday from the 100 ...

Bebout part of Enzi finance panel

The committee will focus on fundraising and building support with coalitions across Wyoming ahead of next year's Republican primary.

U.S. Senator ...

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Births
ADDISON
A daughter was born to Azalea and Lonestar Addison, of Riverton, at 6:07 p.m. Nov. 20, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ...

Venus prominent in December sky

I got my first cold of the season the day after Thanksgiving, and it was a doozy: sore throat, sinus headache, coughing, sneezing, people saying "go back to ...

Hometown stores

Everyone does some shopping online, but shopping at home is good citizenship

If you've ever driven through a community and been left with the ...

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Electrical rate increase sought
CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power is seeking to raise rates for both electricity and natural gas in ...

Two injured in wreck on icy road

The crash occurred in the 300 block of North Fork Road near Lander, an area that almost always is covered in shade.

A 16-year-old Lander girl was ...

Fleeing man left wife, child in moving car

He was arrested on five separate charges.

A Worland man was arrested after authorities said he left his wife and 5-year-old child in a moving vehicle ...

Justice center could get $2.5 million loan by county to proceed

Fremont County might pay for half the cost of a new Riverton justice center with a loan from its cash reserve.
The Fremont County Commission voted Tuesday to ...

Calling it "probably the worse-kept secret in the world," Riverton city councilman Eric Heiser announced his resignation Tuesday night, effective Dec. ...

CWC women get first home game Friday vs. Dawson

After playing their first eight games on the road, the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team opens the home season at 5:30 p.m. Friday vs. Dawson ...

Former Cowboy wideout a good candidate to replace Christensen

With the firing of University of Wyoming head football coach Dave Christensen on Sunday, the pressure is on athletic director Tom Burman.
Burman has the task ...

Both teams are set for three games at the Cheyenne Invitational.

A frosty trip to Cheyenne will mark the beginning of the basketball season for the ...

Lenna Adams

Lenna Adams, of Lander, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in Lander. She was 86 years old.
Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Chapel of ...

Rustlers post 2-0 weekend mark, beating two 'Easterns'

One was a five-point win over an Eastern Utah team that beat CWC by 20 points last month.

Central Wyoming College's Rustlers got some early-season ...

Wolverines spend long preseason on the road

Patience, practice and improvement. And lots of early season travel.
That will be the mantra of both the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams ...

Daryle Morgan Jr. banked in 3-pointer at the buzzer from halfcourt to pull out a dramatic 68-67 victory for the Central Wyoming College Rustler men's ...

Burman: UW football needs 'culture of toughness'

LARAMIE -- A day after firing head coach Dave Christensen, Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman says the school's football team needs to develop a "culture of ...

 
 

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