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Decision to end alley dumpster service meets strong objection

Editor:
I am writing in response to the Riverton City Council's decision to remove dumpsters for residential customers and replace them with roll-out ...

No easy job for Spain's new king

The Spanish monarchy was for many years the country's most popular institution, but now only about one-third of Spaniards approve of it.

MADRID -- ...

Tuesday notes

Water watching
Central Fremont County dodged a wet bullet over the weekend when the Wind River stayed within its banks for the most part, particularly among ...

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Hotel roof blows off during storm
JACKSON -- A storm that blew through Jackson Hole on Saturday ripped a newly installed metal roof off of a hotel. No ...

Earthquake swarm noted in Yellowstone Park

HELENA, Mont. -- Seismographs have picked up a swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, including dozens early ...

Emergency workers packing up after worst of North Platte flooding recedes near Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Most crews are heading home after filling tens of thousands of sandbags that protected the town of Saratoga and other areas from recent ...

Strong support from industry for GIS at CWC

More than 40 area industry representatives say they are interested in the new Geospatial Information System credentials that will be available at Central ...

National Weather Service flood warnings remain in effect this week for the Wind River near Dubois.
The waterway crested at about 5.3 feet at 6:15 a.m. Friday ...

Primary filing season ends

Three more Republicans filed Friday to challenge U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., this election season: Thomas Bleming of Lusk, Arthur Bruce Clifton of Cheyenne ...

State leaders quick to blast EPA's new carbon emission requirements

Gov. Matt Mead said he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.
Meanwhile, ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Mark Stewart

Mark Stewart, of Dubois, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his home. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, at the ...

One man with courage can make a majority

Even though the staff people who work on Capitol Hill voted him "the nicest" member of Congress, Rep. Walter Jones, the iconoclastic North Carolina Republican, ...

Dog represents other animals that have 'no voice'

Editor:
I believe we should all have love and compassion for our fellow man.
We also need to remember that animals have no voice. But people do.
That is ...

A weekly column, 1,000 times over

From sports to history, education, inept politicians, and important people in my life, the source material never ends.

In recorded history there is ...

Class mottoes

Familiar themes are expressed; let opportunity be highest among them

High school seniors normally aren't called upon to express the profound, but at ...

Pokes keep on running in big meet

After entering the day with several athletes in promising positions, the University of Wyoming track and field team's struggled during Friday's events at the ...

State track brings out best as high school athletes hit end of season or careers

The final two weekends of the prep sports season are among the best we can offer to student athletes in Wyoming. Regional and state track meets are the best ...

Lookingbill second on board with new CWC cross country program

PAVILLION -- Dylan Lookingbill never ran a high school cross country race.
The 2014 Wind River High School graduate plans to change that next fall for the ...

Top honors for Tiger soccer stars

Kyle Leemon and Daniel Bolding were part of a powerful scoring machine for the Lander Tigers this spring on the soccer field, and each is taking home a top ...

 
 

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