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It's Super Bowl Sunday (with a poem to go with it)

The Great American Mid-Winter Holiday - undeclared but very real - has returned. It's Super Bowl ...

NAT to reduce employee hours

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has announced that it will reduce hours for many of its employees, citing funding shortages.
The changes, which will be ...

Panama Papers leads to bill fighting shell companies in Wyoming

An investigative report in April showed Wyoming is a prime site to hide foreign cash.

With the aim of helping to curbfraud and abuse by bad actors ...

Easton Paxton led Riverton with 28 points, including eight 3-pointers against Lander in Friday's road victory.

Everyone knows about "the zone."
But, ...

Nakowa Seminole and Kodah Warren took 2nd place in physics and astronomy in Arapahoe Middle School's science fair and are eligible to compete in the Wyoming ...

Wranglers suffer long weekend

Shoshoni followed up a last-minute loss to Rocky Mountain with a blowout defeat against Wind River.

It was a long weekend for the Shoshoni ...

Farron Eisemann

Lifelong Fremont County resident Farron Hank Eisemann died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at his home in Riverton. He was 61 years old.
His memorial service is at 2 ...

Expert data vs. local judgment

History is full of examples of the latter being more valuable than the former.

Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a former Secretary of State, once quipped ...

Lady Eagles light up Longhorns

Kayle Addison scored 33 points in a 50-point victory against Meeteetse.

The Lady Eagles threw a shutout in the third period en route to a 72-22 ...

State gains one rig as nationwide count rises

The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981, and it bottomed out in May at 404.

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in ...

'Organic artifacts' in park ice being lost to melt

Scientists and park officials first got the sense that something was changing in the higher Yellowstone elevations about 10 years ago.

SHERIDAN (AP) ...

Big Red worth admission price, if there was one

OK, I get it.
High-school sporting events are free of charge, at least until you get to a state-level event.
So, work with me on this one.
If, indeed, one ...

Prioritize local control in education cutbacks, state lawmakers told County leaders speak

Wyoming's House Education Committee will consider Tuesday evening whether to allow more local control over the cuts listed in its K-12 omnibus spending bill, ...

Lady Wolverines close again

Riverton lost a close 48-44 game to Lyman, then were beaten by Mountain View.

Seeking their first win of the season, the Riverton Lady Wolverines ...

Tigers lose twice to Lyman, Mountain View

Lander hosts cross-county rival Riverton this Friday.

When Lander and Mountain View last met on the basketball court, the result was a high-flying ...

Two easy wins for Wind River boys

The Wind River Cougars sit atop the Class 2-A Southwest conference after a weekend sweep of Big Piney and Kemmerer that moved the defending conference champs ...

It was a long time coming, but the Wind River girls have finally won a conference game.The Cougars picked up a split this weekend with a convincing 54-32 win ...

Jalene Hanway led Shoshoni with 13 points and 12 rebounds in a home win against the ranked Lady Bulldogs.

Jalene Hanway hugged the ball with ferocity ...

Lady Chiefs roll to twin victories

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs sit alone at the top of the Class 2-A Southwest after a weekend sweep of conference opponents Big Piney and Kemmerer.
The ...

Big Piney edges Chiefs at home after WIHS blasts Kemmerer

It wasn't the weekend the Wyoming Indian Chiefs wanted. The Chiefs split with Class 2-A Southwest opponents Kemmerer and Big Piney at home this weekend.
The ...

 
 

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