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Door-to-door peddlers in city ought be licensed by the police

Editor:
Here is my opinion on sales people who go door to door trying to sell things: Don't permit it to be done at all. If it must be allowed, then make them ...

Wolf hunt scrutiny

It probably will be years before a consistent hunting season is established

The second season of legal wolf hunting in Wyoming is getting close ...

Digest

Fall moisture eases drought statewide
CHEYENNE -- Ample precipitation has pulled most of Wyoming out of a drought.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's ...

Park stresses flexibility in new winter plan

Starting in 2015, snowmobiles must have the best available pollution-control equipment to be allowed inside Yellowstone.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- ...

Stung by budget cuts, Game and Fish welcomes plan to increase license fees

A proposal to hike Wyoming's hunting and fishing fees has cleared its first hurdle.
Lawmakers voted Tuesday to support legislation that would raise nearly all ...

Community members celebrated a completed safer highway Tuesday with the ribbon-cutting ceremony on 17 Mile Road. The completion of the project also celebrated ...

College drew 181,000 for more than 4,400 events in fiscal year

Central Wyoming College hosted more than 4,450 events during this fiscal year, drawing more than 181,000 people to its campuses throughout the state.
The ...

State OKs money to buy land for elementary school

Fremont County School District 25 has received much-wanted news from the Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission. The state agency has approved $408,200 for the ...

Francis William 'Bill' Carlson

Francis William "Bill" Carlson, of Shoshoni, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. He was 79 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Davis ...

State OKs funding for new elementary school property

Fremont County School District 25 administrators have announced that the district will receive roughly $408,000 to purchase property for a new elementary ...

My team is in the World Series, but not due to 'small ball'

Chicks dig the long ball. I like small ball. Turns out the chicks know more than I do.
So when the Boston Red Sox, the American League's top-scoring team, ...

The Lander Tigers finished fourth in the team standings of the Class 3-A West conference cross country meet Friday in Cody.
The Tigers scored 106 points in ...

Thompson all-West for Riverton at XC regional

Olivia Thompson brought home Class 4-A West conference cross country honors on Friday after crossing the finish line seventh for the Riverton Wolverines in ...

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Deaths
CARLSON
Francis "Bill" Carlson, 79, died Monday, Oct. 21, at his son's home near Riverton. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, ...

RHS kids 'worked like beavers' to help after storm

Editor:
I want to thank the students of Riverton High School, particularly the class of Mrs. Rivers, for their wonderful community service project.
The ...

Eyeing '16, Christie on gay-marriage tightrope

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed away from a court fight over same-sex marriage on Monday, further staking his place near the political middle ground as ...

Tuesday notes

Snowy fall
Three weeks of autumn, three snowstorms. There's a seasonal scorecard we usually don't see this time of year, when we often are experiencing ...

Park winter plan takes a new approach

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- The National Park Service has released a new policy that will regulate winter access to Yellowstone National Park by people riding ...

Digest

Bills would up G&F funds
A legislative committee is considering bills to provide additional revenue sources for the Wyoming Game and Fish ...

Deaths of five wolves worry monitors

JACKSON -- Wolf-watchers say they're concerned that hunters participating in Wyoming's second annual wolf hunt may have killed five members of the Lamar Canyon ...

 
 

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