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Counties might be reimbursed for lost funds

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming should pay county governments to keep them whole if Congress cuts a longstanding program that compensates them for lost tax revenue on ...

Students share their dreams on MLK Day

Arapahoe School fifth-grade students from the class of Tanis Young-Manning and Shiela Stark shared their own dreams Monday at the Fremont County School ...

Snowmobilers leading by example

A friend of mine from Seattle is coming to Wyoming soon --to go snowmobiling.
He's not what you would think of as a typical snow machine guy.
He's more yoga ...

A four-car accident took place Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of East Pershing Avenue and North Federal Boulevard in Riverton, resulting in the arrest ...

Wyoming comes back in second half for victory at Air Force

No coach, no problem for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
OK, it wasn't that easy, but the Cowboys overcame a 15-point first half deficit -- ...

Conference season starts Friday for Riverton

With the non-conference part of their schedules full of memories, the Riverton High School boys and girls basketball teams now play for the records that ...

CWC men stun powerhouse Sheridan 70-67

Ryan Nemelka had the game of his Central Wyoming College career Wednesday night, connecting for seven 3-pointers, including the game-winner in a dramatic 70-67 ...

Kiara Skinner nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to propel the Central Wyoming College women's basketball team to its most-impressive victory of the season, ...

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Clarifications
Coverage of the Tad Barnson homicide and subsequent prosecution of brothers Alan and Vernon Brown for the crime has said that Barnson's ...

Muller first teacher at Arapahoe to receive national certification

A first-grade teacher with Fremont County School District 38 is the first in the school's history to receive her National Board Certification.
Tricia Muller, ...

Old Town Coffee is creating a Riverton location, and Roasted Bean and Cuisine will open on Main Street.

Riverton residents looking for a place to sit ...

Let's have a long, healthy debate over NSA snooping

Three takeaways from President Obama's speech on surveillance: (1) Unexamined expansion of NSA programs has been halted, at least for now. (2) The president ...

Nobody seems to care about the public's safety anymore

Editor:
Let's see. Marijuana is now legal to buy, the speed limits are already at a crazy speed, yet they are asking to have them increased?
People don't ...

Searching for the genuine

Sometimes it's in a pair of shoes, but don't bet on it

"New times, new traditions," reads the headline of a recent newspaper article.
The story on ...

The numbers agree

There is only one explanation for Fremont County's improved jobs picture

Every time there is a good report on the unemployment rate nationally, there ...

Digest

Another Dem enters Senate race
A second Democrat is getting into Wyoming's U.S. Senate race.
Rex Wilde of Cheyenne announced his candidacy Wednesday, ...

Lawmaker will try for repeal of the 'Hill bill'

A Rock Springs lawmaker says he will sponsor a bill to reverse the changes made to the state superintendent of public instruction office.
The GOP-controlled ...

CHEYENNE -- There may be a silver lining to the Powder River Basin's coal-bed methane bust: A new report shows water levels in some monitoring wells are rising ...

Grief counselors working with students after teen's death

A preliminary autopsy showed that Nathan Hatfield, 18, of Riverton, died Monday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Coroner Ed McAuslan said a gun was found ...

The Fremont County Library Systems board of trustees is looking at ways to fund a maintenance issue concerning a drainage issue at the Riverton Branch ...

 
 

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