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Senna, a dog that specializes in detecting ...

CWC aiming to start new Lander center later this year

Administrators at Central Wyoming College hope to begin construction on a new center in Lander sometime this spring.
The facility will be located on ...

Miller says state could build West Coast port to ship coal

State Rep. Dave Miller thought West Coast ports were not shipping enough Wyoming coal, so he had an idea: Have the state build its own.
Miller brought his ...

Tod Jordan

Tod Jordan died quietly in his sleep Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Country View Senior Care in Missoula, Mont. He was 93 years old.
Per his request, cremation has ...

Austin produces fastest time in state during classic race

The best individual finish from the Lander Tigers at the state Nordic ski meet at Cody came from Louisa Austin in both races.
Austin opened up the two days of ...

Wyoming comes up two points short in setback to Air Force

Nathan Sobey did just about everything he could to will the depleted University of Wyoming Cowboys to a win Tuesday night against Air Force on a snowy night in ...

Shoshoni, Dubois and Wind River all won individual wrestling championships Saturday at the Class 2-A West regionals in Lovell.
Connor Wilkinson captured his ...

On senior night, Riverton boys wallop Green River

The Riverton Wolverine boys basketball team jumped out to an early lead and easily defeated the Green River Wolves 59-34 Tuesday evening at Wolverine Gym. It ...

2-A regional starts Thursday; Chief boys the favorites

The Class 2-A West Regional often is considered the best high school basketball tournament in Wyoming, including the state championships the following weekend ...

Saturday's home game against Evanston finishes the regular season.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines girls basketball team started Tuesday's Class 4-A ...

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

Incident at school tied to students taking cold meds

Two students at Riverton High School were taken to the emergency room when they showed signs of being under the influence in class.
They were back at home ...

RHS 'connection circles' aim for better student communication

Riverton High School has set aside time Wednesday mornings to include 10 minutes of student conversations called "connection circles."
The connection circles ...

Past mayor incorrect on MOU history; positions contradictory

Editor:
As a longtime Riverton resident now living in sunny Florida, my heart and roots are still in Wyoming and especially Riverton --my hometown.
I have ...

Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014

Obamacare will be in the picture, but it won't be the only election issue.

The conventional wisdom is that this fall's congressional election will be ...

Cuts vs. slowdowns

That's near the heart of debate on the big new defense bill

During his many battles over federal spending, former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson ...

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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 ...

 
 

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