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Kidnap suspect under arrest

LARAMIE -- A Laramie man and a Fort Collins woman he was suspected of kidnapping are both behind bars after the woman managed to call 911.
Laramie police say ...

CWC might solve Jackson housing issue this month

Each unit would include four beds and a kitchen and living area, and a resident assistant would be stationed at the property.

Central Wyoming ...

Brothers say 'guilty' on 2006 homicide

Brothers Alan and Vernon Brown have pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson in Fremont County.
The ...

Big damage from two Sunday fires; no injuries

Fire officials think an unattended candle caused a structure fire Sunday at a home north of Riverton.
No one was injured in the blaze, but the room in which ...

Despite high yields, local sugar beet farmers may be looking at a pay cut this year due to low prices for their crops.
"There's no question, (the price) is ...

Riverton High School swimmer Jordan Settlemire placed fifth in the 100-yard butterfly at the state high school swimming and diving championships in Gillette ...

Star Valley High School's Bryan Burton rushed for a school-record 284 yards on 17 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead the Braves to a 52-10 victory ...

Cody drubs Lander in playoff game

The Lander Tigers end their season with a 4-5 record, while Cody moves to the Class 3-A semifinals.

Cody exploded for 28 points in the fourth ...

Shoshoni grabs fourth-place trophy at state VB

It took a consolation semifinal victory Saturday over county rival Wind River to get SHS to the third-place match.

The Shoshoni Wranglers eliminated ...

The Rams whipped Hulett 64-14 to set up this Friday's game against the Midwest Oilers.

After a slow start Dubois erupted for four touchdowns and 30 ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines bounced back after a tough first-round loss to eventual state runner-up Gillette and defeated Casper Kelly Walsh 3-2 and Cheyenne ...

Dems, don't pop the champagne yet

The numbers for the Republican Party are beyond discouraging. The Grand Old Party is hemorrhaging support.
In the most recent Wall Street Journal-NBC News ...

When privileged men went to war

It used to be commonplace, but now it is all but unheard of.

Sept. 2, 1944, could be viewed as a major turning point for the United States of ...

The time for tribal self-reliance is now; commerce is the key

Editor:
On behalf of the Eastern Shoshone Education Department, I wanted to thank Mr. John Enos for his support regarding the Youth Entrepreneurship Project ...

What did we expect?

There is no one to blame for intrusive electronic spying but ourselves

A boy grips a baseball, hurls it toward the kitchen window, and then is ...

Wyoming digest

Mead may seek more road money
CHEYENNE -- The passage of the state's fuel tax hike earlier in the year has not ended the debate about funding Wyoming's ...

Most roads in Yellowstone to close Monday

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The roads to most Yellowstone National Park destinations will close to automobile travel on Monday as the park begins preparing for ...

New GED exams offer more options

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming students seeking a high school equivalency certificate will soon have three testing options instead of just one.
In January, the state will ...

Work starts on new energy curriculum

CHEYENNE -- Preliminary work has begun on a program that will teach Wyoming youngsters about energy development and natural resources in their state.
The ...

Law would allow quicker logging of trees burned in western forest fires

RENO, Nev. -- More than 200 biologists, ecologists and other scientists are urging Congress to defeat legislation they say would destroy critical wildlife ...

 
 

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