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The only way to live is to 'resist, fight evil'

Editor:
I cannot allow Mr. Peck's editorial titled "Everyone felt it" (Friday, Oct. 18,) to slide by without comment.
The attitude of blaming "Congress" for ...

Bad days and silver linings

Why did the dog have a bad bowel accident on the very day that my wife and I were leaving for a week of vacation?
And why does the copy machine jam just ...

Halloween

If can be safe and fun at the same time

Halloween probably is a safer event than it used to be, thanks to public education, product improvements, and ...

Bill fails in taxing well flaring

CHEYENNE -- The Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee has rejected a proposal that would have imposed taxes on flared natural gas in Wyoming.
The ...

Kidnap suspect expected to change plea

CHEYENNE -- A Montana man charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a Wyoming girl last year is set to appear before a judge to change his not-guilty plea ...

Digest

UW sets up online 'suggestion box'
LARAMIE -- People have a new way to make suggestions on how to run the University of Wyoming.
UW President Bob ...

Wolf quotas nearly filled, well before season's end

Hunters already are closing in on killing their annual limit of wolves in northwest Wyoming and more than two months remain in this year's state hunting ...

Legislation would give one-time funding for Riverton justice center

Counties would have to put up matching funds to cover 50 percent of the project from their own coffers or other non-state sources under the bill to be ...

Man accused in courthouse threat moved to Carbon County

A Hudson man accused of making online threats to law enforcement and government officials last week is being moved to Carbon County to face charges.
Steven ...

High court won't review Blackburn case

The Wyoming Supreme Court has denied a request to examine the case of the last defendant in the Hudson homicides. If the high court had decided on Oct. 22 to ...

UW's defensive coordinator fired by Christensen

Wyoming coach Dave Christensen fired defensive coordinator Chris Tormey on Tuesday after two straight losses in which the Cowboys surrendered more than 50 ...

Thompson's 12th leads RHS at state cross country

Olivia Thompson paced the Riverton Wolverines on Saturday with a 12th-place finish at the Class 4-A state cross country meet in Sheridan.
Thompson ran the ...

CWC to show sports study results; baseball might be best idea

Later this week Steve Barlow, in his first-year as athletic director after departmental reorganization at Central Wyoming College, says he will release the ...

PAVILLION -- Josee Vogel has produced a stellar high school athletic career at Wind River High School. The multi-sport athlete is one of the top cowgirls in ...

Court says Lyman duo defrauded Medicaid, must repay

CHEYENNE -- A federal judge Monday ordered a Lyman couple who pleaded guilty to defrauding the Wyoming Medicaid system to pay just over $35,000 in ...

Digest

Forest HQ to stay in Jackson
JACKSON -- The Bridger-Teton National Forest will keep its administrative offices in downtown Jackson.
The Forest Service ...

LARAMIE -- During the next seven years, The University of Wyoming plans to ramp up scholarship, faculty positions, fellowship funds and facilities with the goal ...

Threats made to courthouse; arrest, but no charges yet

A K-9 unit was called to search for explosives Friday at the Fremont County Courthouse in Lander in response to violent threats alleged to have been made by a ...

Women Restored, a local group educating women on sexual assault through a federal grant, welcomed Robin Poor Bear at the Wind River Hotel and Casino in a ...

Group pushing BLM to restrict drilling on sage grouse habitat

The initial focus is in the Douglas area, but land in Fremont County likely would be affected if the federal agency imposed the restrictions.

The ...

 
 

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