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Mellencamp to play at CFD
CHEYENNE -- John Mellencamp will play at Cheyenne Frontier Days for the first time this summer.
Organizers announced Monday ...

Dem announces candidacy for state superintendent

CHEYENNE -- Saying he's confident the political controversy over the duties of the state superintendent of public instruction office will be resolved, Mike ...

Senate OKs special session bill

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill allowing for a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the recent state Supreme Court decision in ...

Pool, R Rec and skate park biggest rec fund recipients

The Fremont County School District 25 Recreation Board awarded roughly $210,000 this year for organizations serving District 25 patrons. The money is generated ...

Five finalists, three interviews for central museum director position

The Fremont County Museums Board continues to face questions about plans to name a central director to oversee all three county museums. The Fremont County ...

Regional basketball tournaments mean boost for business

Economic expectations are high in Cheyenne when Frontier Days comes around each summer. The business people of Cheyenne refer to the last full week in July as ...

Bennett seeks GOP nomination for county attorney post

Fremont County Attorney Michael Bennett hopes to continue working on several projects and representing Fremont County residents in court by seeking a second ...

Senators vote 'no' on amending superintendent job in constitution

Fremont County's state senators both voted against a bill that proposed amending the constitutional duties of the State Superintendent of Public ...

Cold start dooms Dubois girls in 'pigtail' hoops loss

In the other pigtail game, it was the Sothwest winning again, as Farson-Eden outlasted Ten Sleep 36-30.

It was a quick exit for the Dubois Lady Rams ...

In Wyoming, UW Cowboy sports matter to just about everybody

While producing a segment for Wyoming PBS's "Capitol Outlook" last week, I began this way: "When it comes to the University of Wyoming, sports matter."
A ...

The St. Stephen's Eagles exited the Class 1-A tournament much earlier than they wished Monday afternoon in a 70-57 loss to Hanna Elk Mountain, the No. 5 seed ...

Holcomb second, three other Wolverines third at West regional wrestling

Riverton Wolverine wrestler Chris Holcomb put himself in a good spot for the state tournament, placing second in the 182-pound bracket at the Class 4-A West ...

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Deaths
BOGACZ
Elizabeth Mae "Betty" Bogacz, 89, of Riverton, died Saturday, Feb. 22, at Help for Health in Riverton. Funeral services will be at 11 ...

Therapists offering free help to veterans

The Soldiers Project in Riverton will provide psychological aid to military personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The physical structure that ...

Now that drug lord Guzman is captured, let U.S. have him

The capture of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman marks a significant turning point in cooperation between U.S. and Mexican counternarcotics agencies. Both ...

Hill: SF104 mistake is easy to fix: quit stalling, restore previous duties

Editor:
The leadership of the Wyoming Legislature is struggling to understand the Wyoming Supreme Court's decision finding SF104 unconstitutional. I have ...

Tuesday notes

Wyoming Olympians
Avid followers of the Olympic Games watched the extinguishing of the flame in Sochi with the usual touch of sadness Sunday. Two ...

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Six rescued from ice floe
ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities say they rescued six anglers from an ice floe that broke away from the shore of Flaming Gorge ...

Snowmobilers found OK after two freezing nights stranded

BISMARCK, N.D. -- One of the five North Dakota snowmobilers who spent two frigid nights lost in northern Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains said he ate snow to stay ...

Rez border part of Legislature's pushback on EPA; two bills filed

CHEYENNE -- Two bills expressing the displeasure of Wyoming lawmakers with what many of them see as an attack on coal by the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

 
 

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