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The entertainment options were fabulous at the Chicago Auto Show this year -- and that was just inside the cars.
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Hay stubble and Bode Miller

I imagine a kinship to the free-spirited Olympian

Why do we love the Olympics? Do we love the challenge, the excitement, the awards through the ...

Keep pushing

Public facilities don't build themselves, and CWC proves the value of steady exertion

The paint is barely dry on Central Wyoming College's huge new ...

Air Force seeks expansion of site for bomber training runs

BILLINGS, Mont. -- The U.S. Air Force is moving forward with its 2008 proposal to expand a bomber training site over Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota.
The ...

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Yellowstone bison captures increase
BILLINGS, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park has captured roughly 150 migrating bison in recent days as officials ...

Special session legislation moves forward

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Senate committee has approved a bill to pay for a special legislative session if one is necessary to deal with fallout from the recent ...

Rather than vote, committee might simply do nothing on Medicaid bill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative committee that heard public testimony Wednesday in favor of a bill that would expand Medicaid in Wyoming didn't vote on the matter and ...

Day at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the eighth day of the 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate heard dozens of ...

Cindy Gustin stepped in as the new victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department at the start of the year and, taking over a position centered ...

Search begins for CWC's next president

Outside facilitator to assist

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has chosen 19 people to participate in its presidential search committee. ...

Roger Lee Willenbrecht

Roger Lee Willenbrecht, of Lander, died unexpectedly and of natural causes Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, while snowmobiling on his Ski-Doo.
Funeral services were ...

The Cowboys won 72-66 Tuesday over Fresno State in Mountain West Conference play.

LARAMIE -- Nathan Sobey scored 22 of his career-high 26 points in ...

Casper College scored the game-winning Tuesday night with five seconds left against the Central Wyoming College Lady Rustlers.
CWC's Jolonna Sazue missed a ...

With all eyes on postseason officials, state has careful system in place

It's a question heard often at culminating events in Wyoming prep sports, and most likely nationwide as well:
"How did he get picked to officiate a regional ...

RHS teams face Natrona in Casper

The Riverton Wolverines girls and boys basketball teams will try to keep their Class 4-A West Conference records above .500 Thursday night when they travel to ...

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Births
SAMUELSON
A daughter was born to Jolene and Andy Samuelson, of Riverton, at 1:22 p.m. Dec. 11, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ...

On gay marriage, tide flowing one direction

A definitive test argued before the U.S. Supreme Court could come as soon as 2015.

WASHINGTON -- The legal campaign for marriage equality is picking ...

State's 'power grab' from Hill left some ugly scars

Editor:
This power grab in our state government is ugly.
The cannibalistic nature of the governor and state legislature in their treatment of legally-elected ...

Justice center money

There are two bills that could provide it, but Sen. Eli Bebout's is the stronger

The fact that there is another bill in the Wyoming Legislature that ...

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Document details fatal attack on jailer
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old inmate from Wyoming strangled a jail guard for more than 2 minutes after he ...

 
 

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