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RENO, Nev. -- Federal land managers intend to reissue a right of way for a 678-mile natural gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon now that government scientists ...

Riverton shared the nation's shock 50 years ago Friday when news broke that the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, had been killed by an assassin ...

The performance staged by Wind River High School's theater department is based loosely on "A Christmas Carol."

Wind River High School drama students ...

Door sales ordinance change on hold until attorney addresses constitutional worry

A door-to-door solicitation ordinance got a spot on the agenda for the Riverton City Council meeting Tuesday, but the measure failed to pass on first reading. ...

Reuben B. Blumenshine

Reuben B. Blumenshine died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Pathways Hospice in McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colo. He was 89 years old.
Cremation has taken ...

Two more rodeo clinics set this weekend at CWC practice facility

November is a big month for rodeo clinics organized by Central Wyoming College rodeo coach Drew Schrock.
Schrock already has hosted a team roping clinic and ...

Coltin Hill finished the fall portion of the Central Rocky Mounain Region season in second place.

Coltin Hill had an eye-opening experience last ...

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Deaths
BODAN
DeVon Elaine Bodan, 48, of Casper, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Casper. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2, in the Chapel ...

Too much gunfire at schools

Editor:
I was thankful for the letter by Mr. Nyberg, the middle school assistant principal, in response to the earlier one from Mr. Finley that criticized ...

Russia ought to be the one to destroy Syria's chemical weapons

The progress in destroying Syria's chemical weapons has been astonishingly swift and smooth. Teams from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical ...

Kids over dogs and cat, thank you

The abundance of corny diamond commercials alerts us of the imminence of Christmas.
The stores tout dainties and ciders and other things without which Dec. ...

Double whammy

At its heart, health insurance can be hard to understand, website or no website

There is more to the tortured introduction of the Affordable Care Act ...

Digest

Winter storm covers Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- The National Weather Service has posted a winter weather advisory for most of Wyoming.
The only areas of the ...

Binge drinking decreasing at UW, new survey reports

LARAMIE -- Surveys by the National College Health Assessment show a decline in the percentage of University of Wyoming students who binge-drink.
The Laramie ...

Industry, opponents argue fracking before high court

Attorneys for the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission oilfield services company Halliburton argued that individual chemicals used in fracking are ...

Slow growth in region predicted by banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. -- The overall index in a new monthly survey matches the previous index and also suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural ...

Security features for the proposed Riverton justice center steered most of the discussion during the Fremont County Commission meeting Tuesday.
In particular, ...

Fort Washakie board adjusts design for school

Fort Washakie school board members were able to see their layout ideas incorporated into an altered design of the new $54.3 million school during a work ...

Hazel Ruth Hollenbeck

Hazel Ruth Hollenbeck, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. She was 102 years old.
A viewing will be ...

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Deaths
HOLLENBECK
Hazel Hollenbeck, 102, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Arrangements are ...

 
 

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