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New uranium mine survives challenge by environmental group

CASPER (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled against an environmental group's challenge to an in-situ uranium mine that started production last month in Sweetwater ...

Not this again Congress continues to act in ways that lower

Congress continues to act in ways that lower public expectations

Perhaps it ought to shock or anger us to learn that the United States Congress once ...

Wyoming happily trades possession time for touchdowns

LARAMIE (AP) -- It's something that Dave Christensen says he couldn't care less about.
"Time of possession is the most overrated stat in football," the ...

Wyoming Indian PAWS scores rise; improvement needed in areas

Third-graders in Ethete this year did worse in math but better in reading than that age group last year.
Students at Wyoming Indian schools showed ...

Television Games Announced for Cowboy Hoops

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Sept. 20, 2013) - The Mountain West announced additional television broadcasts and game times for the 2013-14 University of Wyoming men's ...

The Riverton City Council received an open invitation Sept. 3 during the regular council meeting for the grand re-opening celebration on Nov. 1 of Mammoth ...

Riverton man selected to attend annual Angus meeting

American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, and Riverton resident Terry Angel has been elected as an alternated delegate.
The event is Nov. 18 in ...

Virginia Lee Henderson

Virginia Lee Henderson died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander.
She was 93 years old.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday, ...

The precipitation fell in areas of Yellowstone National Park and on Togwotee Pass between Dubois and Jackson.

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is ...

Wrangler, Cougar VB teams see top competition at Big Horn

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Big Horn sent the Shoshoni Wranglers home early in single-elimination bracket play on Saturday in a 18-25, 25-21, 25-21, ...

Deal to open grouse habitat to oil drilling

ByR00;Mead Gruver
Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A deal between Chesapeake Energy and the Wyoming governor's office would guide drilling of ...

NOLS students hurt while dodging avalanche

It took parts of two days to bring them to safety from the Wind River range.
Officials have detailed the harrowing account of two students from the ...

Milestone

CWC's Health and Science Center ranks among our county's greatest achievements

On Friday, at the peak of the day, Central Wyoming College welcomes the ...

Everything is clear at altitude

That goes for scenery, air and another's needs

"Are you sure we should be up in the high hills alone after Labor Day?" I ask my mate. "Most ...

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Births

UNDERWOOD
A daughter was born to Regina B. and Russell T. Underwood, of Riverton, at 4:05 p.m. Sept. 11, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She ...

One Shot returns to Lander for the week

The One Shot Antelope Hunt returns to Lander for the 70th time this week.
Born around a campfire in 1939, the event was first held in 1940 but was suspended ...

Meth crackdown continues with three new busts

A traffic stop near Green River has led to felony drug charges against three Fremont County residents.
Elaine Laverne Fasthorse, of Riverton, Rose Marie Bell, ...

Mistake to lift the ban on liquor sales on Rez

It would be a very big mistake to start putting bars on the Wind River Indian Reservation again.
I say congratualtions to the county and the tribes for ...

CWC hosts evening of innovation speakers at Arts Center

TED, a non-profit organization, began by bringing together the worlds of technology, entertainment and design.
Through conferences and media it expanded to ...

RHS tennis teams swamped by three 4-A opponents

The Riverton Wolverine tennis teams lost three matches in a span of two days on Friday and Saturday in Laramie.
Laramie, Gillette and Sheridan all swept the ...

 
 

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