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What everyone 'knows' of Wyoming

Not very much, judging by an online search.

Many Americans couldn't find Wyoming on a map.
Most likely, few of our fellow citizens around the ...

Critics carrying the day

If there are supporters of a single director for the county museums, they are keeping quiet.

On the single-director concept for the county's museum ...

Digest

Road near fire open again
Yellowstone National Park officials have reopened a road closed by a wildfire but tell visitors at the tail end of the park's ...

Hill's and state's attorneys questioned by high court

CHEYENNE -- It would be a "train wreck" if the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled that the superintendent of public instruction has authority over the Legislature to ...

Woman in high speed chase on the lam again after Salt Lake hospital allowed her to go

A woman who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a damaging wreck in Riverton is at large again after being released mistakenly from a Salt Lake ...

Gunshot death investigated at trailer park in Riverton

Officials are investigating a shooting death that took place overnight at the Cozy Mobile Home Park in Riverton.
The victim's name and age were not available ...

An audience of 100 parents, caregivers and caseworkers expressed their concerns Monday evening over changes in the waiver system that provides respite care and ...

No suspects in custody yet for armed robbery and break-in last month

Two men have been identified as suspects, but detectives don't have enough evidence against the individuals to obtain an arrest warrant.

Local police ...

Bruce A. Parrill

Bruce A. Parrill, formerly of Lander, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home in Laramie. He was 73 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, ...

Lander triathlon introduced new competitors to the sport

High school students won both the men's and women's divisions.

The 2013 Lander Sprint Triathlon drew 38 first-timers to the event on Saturday.
The ...

Don't ask why coaches do it -- just be glad they do

As dusk was turning into night Monday evening at Riverton High School, the dozen or so coaches of the Wolverine football team and Lady Wolverine volleyball ...

The public can see the team this Saturday at the annual intrasquad scrimmage.

If you look closely at first-year football coach Pat Patterson's ...

Today

Deaths
LOPEZ
Jody Lopez, 56, of Riverton, died Sunday, Aug. 18, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. Per her request, cremation has taken place. The family ...

Three years out, Cruz is a 2016 force

Ted Cruz is on a roll.
The tea party firebrand from Texas has been in the Senate all of seven months, but he's already looking like a strong contender for the ...

Victims didn't get a plea deal

Editor:
Well, it looks like the last one of the five people in the "Hudson homicide" case where the two innocent people were killed in their trailer home is ...

Tuesday notes

Still the season
No, last week's day or two of cooler, damper weather didn't mean summer was over. This week's hot, dry, smoky weather proves it's ...

Digest

Obesity rate holds steady
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming residents aren't getting any fatter, according to a national study.
The Trust For America's Health says ...

Powell tables further talk of smoking ban

POWELL -- The Powell City Council has abandoned further discussion of a possible city-wide smoking ban.
The issue was before the council for two months. On ...

The crash site is within the Powder River Training Complex, an 8,300-square-mile block of airspace centered just northwest of where South Dakota, Wyoming ...

Wyoming Supreme Court spends an hour on superintendent suit

Cindy Hill's lawsuit challenges a new law stripping the superintendent's office of many of its powers and duties.

CHEYENNE -- It is now up to the ...

 
 

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