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Peter Michael named attorney general

He has been the state's lead lawyer in an ongoing lawsuit involving Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill.

CHEYENNE --Gov. Matt Mead has ...

Consumer group opposes EPA plan

A state consumer advocacy group says a federal plan to reduce regional haze will mean higher utility bills for Wyoming residents.
The Environmental Protection ...

Chad Campsey's products include saddles, horse tack, book covers and knife sheaths.

The sign read, "Salt Creek Saddlery, Bowie, Texas."
The placard ...

Fireworks, cannon OK'd for football games

A blast will follow each score made by Riverton High School.

Spectators at this year's Riverton High School football games will be treated to the ...

Crew still at Burroughs site; firefighter injures knee at fire

Four residences and another 20 structures have been threatened by the flames, but officials said no property has been damaged.

A crew member fighting ...

Meth bust documents tell of cash tricks by defendants

It seems in the case of Timothy Pitt, crime truly did not pay.
Court documents indicate the Hudson man accused of selling meth was chronically short on ...

Kerry Dallin

Kerry Dallin, of Lander, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home. He was 54 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be ...

Darrel Dean Wooledge

Darrel Dean Wooledge, of Sturgis, S.D., died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Fort Meade. He was 87 years old.
Visitation will ...

Coleen Kathryn Coleman

Coleen Kathryn Coleman died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. She was 52 years old.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, ...

RHS opens conference volleyball Thursday night

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team begins Class 4-A West conference play Thursday at 5 p.m. at Casper Kelly Walsh High School.
It will be Riverton's ...

Winless start for Riverton Wolverine tennis teams

Two straight home setbacks started the season for the Riverton Wolverines on the tennis courts.
The season opened on Saturday when Rawlins swept both the ...

State-champ Rams look good in 6-man preseason scrimmages Saturday

The opening weekend of the high school football season doesn't count against the final playoff standings, but Dubois still fared exceedingly well in 6-man ...

State-champ Powell hosts RHS on Friday

Game time for the Class 3-A regular season opener for both teams is 7 p.m.

The Powell Panthers, owners of a 15-game winning streak, two consecutive ...

Cougar girls off to perfect VB start at Saratoga Invitational

The Wind River Lady Cougars steamrolled through volleyball opponents Friday and Saturday for an undefeated record at the Saratoga Invitational.
The Lady ...

Powell ex-hospital chief to settle fraud lawsuit

POWELL -- Powell Valley Healthcare's former CEO has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed against him alleging fraud.
Paul Cardwell signed a ...


Barbara Ann Nigro, 76, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, Aug. 29, at her home in Baker City, Ore. Services have taken ...

Congressional debate vital as decisions on Syria are made

As Americans grapple with their feelings about a U.S. military attack in Syria, it is fitting that President Barack Obama has asked Congress for ...

The triumph of Diana Nyad

What did you do over the Labor Day weekend?

Should a grown man admit to tearing up when listening to the epic swim of Diana Nyad?
Probably ...

Farmers markets are amenities to Riverton that make the community a better place

I want to express my appreciation for both the farmers markets --Wednesday and Saturday.
The fresh, local, delicious and reasonably priced produce is ...

Rest in torment

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland kidnapper, is dead, apparently by his own hand

Ariel Castro is the man in Cleveland, Ohio, who kidnapped three young ...


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