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Editor:
Regarding Ukraine, Crimea and the Soviet Union ... I mean, Russia, who really cares? The U.S. isn't going to do anything about it. It's not like ...

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Why it's good to be a little bit Irish every spring

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Congress can right itself, but it's time to begin

These are hard times for Congress. Our democracy's keystone political institution is widely derided as ineffective, unproductive, irrelevant, and sadly out of ...

Seize the season

Today ends an old-style winter that won't be missed very much

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Extra $4 million for Casper schools
CASPER -- Casper's two main high schools are getting extra funding for reconstruction projects.
State lawmakers ...

Refuge elk population strong all winter long

JACKSON -- A National Elk Refuge biologist says the number of elk deaths on the refuge appears to be unusually low as springtime draws near.
Refuge biologist ...

POWELL -- The dart swatted the bighorn sheep ewe square on the rump, making her a winner of sorts.
Little did the ewe know she had been picked to be included ...

Murder charge in death of man found near Lusk

BOULDER, Colo. -- One of two men arrested in the death of a Colorado man found in Wyoming has been charged.
Fifty-eight-year-old Russell Britton was charged ...

City to offer ideas to WAM on retirement and liquor rules

The Riverton City Council plans to submit three new resolutions for consideration during this year's Wyoming Association of Municipalities convention.
Members ...

Airport board sets important meeting Friday; citizens urged to be there

Residents are encouraged to attend Friday's meeting of the Riverton Regional Airport Board at 8 a.m. in the city council chambers at Riverton City Hall.
City ...

County revenue to rise with PILT intact

Fremont County should have more money in fiscal year 2015 as it expects revenues to be up $510,000 compared to the current projection for this year, fiscal ...

College 'fared quite well' in Legislature; sizable one-time funding approved

Central Wyoming College president Jo Anne McFarland generally was pleased with the outcomes of the Wyoming Legislature's recent budget session.
"Wyoming ...

Arizona is the pick to win it all in March Madness

The Wildcats are coming off a heartbreaking loss to UCLA.

The loud cry from the college basketball coaches about the seedings for the NCAA ...

The Wolverines begin the season Friday night inR00;Sheridan.

The top priority for the Riverton Wolverines girls soccer team this season is moving up ...

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Births
FRITZ
A son was born to Andrea and Andrew Fritz, of Riverton, at 6 a.m. Jan. 9 at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces. ...

Students advance to state History Day contest

Twenty-two students from Fremont County will advance to the state History Day competition in Laramie after qualifying at the district level March 3 at Riverton ...

Annual Wyoming Short Film Contest seeks entries

The Wyoming film office is seeking submissions for the seventh annual Wyoming Short Film Contest.
A $25,000 prize will be awarded to the winning entry with a ...

Facilities to hire part-time employees

The Fremont County Museums Board has voted to hire two part-time employees to fill positions at the Riverton and Dubois museums.
During the board's meeting ...

Museums board discusses Dubois contract

The Fremont County Museums Board of Trustees recently discussed a contract regarding future construction at the Dubois Museum.
Trustee Tom Duncan said he ...

Military sexual assault bill deserves passage in Congress

So-called privileges of rank have taken on a perverse meaning in the U.S. military. Stunning tales of sexual assault at the highest levels of the service ...

 
 

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