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No land stolen in EPA ruling, tribe says

According to Northern Arapaho lawyers, Indian Country includes all lands within a reservation boundary, regardless of who owns specific ...

Legislators propose to amend state constitution to do away with state superintendent post

CHEYENNE -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers is proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the state superintendent of public instruction.
The proposal ...

Larsen says WLRC a key issue locally, hopeful about Riverton justice center cash

With the 2014 legislative session under way in Cheyenne, State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, expects to be involved in issues surrounding the future of the ...

Petitions on EPA action still accepted; past mayor's letter

The Environmental Protection Agency will accept petitions through Tuesday, Feb. 18, for judicial review of its recent ruling redefining the boundaries of the ...

Irene Ella Harris

Irene Ella Harris died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2014, at her home in Riverton. She was 71 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at St. ...

Swim team showed real courage at accident scene

On a cold trip home in a school bus, a bus driver, two swim coaches and members of the Riverton High School boys swim team had no idea what was just over the ...

Jeffrey 'Womp' Michael Wampach

Jeffrey "Womp" Michael Wampach, formerly of Fremont County, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at his home in McCook, Neb. He was 58 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Lois J. Wagner

Lois J. Wagner, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Chandler, Ariz. She was 91 years old.
A viewing will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. ...

Rustlers lose both ends of doubleheader in Gillette

The CWC men and women host Northwest College this Saturday at Rustler Gym.

Gillette College kept the Central Wyoming College Rustlers basketball out ...

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Births
MENDOZA
A daughter was born to Leighanna Oldman, of Salt Lake City, and Santana Mendoza, of Riverton, at 6:55 p.m. Dec. 31, 2013, at Riverton ...

Shoshoni school canceled after water break

A water line break Tuesday closed Fremont County School District 24 in Shoshoni.
School was canceled for the day.
Superintendent Tammy Cox said students ...

WAVE urges health pros in state to volunteer in emergencies

Doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians and other healthcare providers are encouraged by the Wyoming Department of Health to register with the recently ...

Football player who came out showed courage

Michael Sam has courage. Good for him. And now, good luck.
Sam is the All-American football player from the University of Missouri who announced over the ...

Lawmakers, consider the worker

Editor:
This week the Wyoming Legislature convenes for a 20-day budget session to hammer out the budget for the next two years. Fortunately, the state is in a ...

Tuesday notes

All Olympics
The opening ceremonies of the Olympics have become spectacular shows over the past 20 years or so, but the grandest spectacles have been ...

Digest

Marijuana demonstration at Capitol
CHEYENNE -- Marijuana activists say they want state lawmakers to legalize pot now rather than wait for voters to do ...

Special session likely over Hill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel is sponsoring a bill that could lead to a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court decision ...

Bill would allow same-sex marriage in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie lawmaker is pushing legislation to change state law to allow same-sex marriages.
State Rep. Cathy Connolly's bill would rewrite the ...

In State of the State, governor touts sound fiscal condition

Wyoming is in good financial shape and getting stronger, Gov. Matt Mead said in his State of the State address to lawmakers Monday in Cheyenne.
If the state ...

The Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services helped facilitate the first Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate training -- or ALICE -- for ...

 
 

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