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The public is invited to watch and participate in a mounted shooting competition Saturday at the Lander Old Timer's Rodeo Association arena.
In mounted ...

A.G. on right track in calling for discretion in drug sentences

The federal prison system in the United States is an $80 billion industry that houses more than 219,000 prisoners, with about half of them serving time on ...

Enjoy the skies, from a campsite or anywhere

Another month has gone by and August is upon us. Last month we did a little camping, watched a full moon rise, and sat around a campfire roasting marshmallows ...

The high-speed chase

No one likes it or wishes for it, but sometimes there is no alternative

Riverton and its vicinity have witnessed two high-speed pursuits of private ...

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First outreach meeting for Sternberg
LARAMIE -- New University of Wyoming President Robert Sternberg has been busy meeting with Gov. Matt Mead, state ...

Campers not dousing fires the right way

CHEYENNE -- Despite dry conditions in northwest Wyoming, National Park Service and Forest Service rangers and staff are finding abandoned campfires that have ...

Review of plan to drop wolf protections delayed by federal government

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- A federal agency is delaying an independent analysis of a plan to drop legal protections for wolves across most of the nation because of ...

Central Wyoming College to trim remedial course offerings

Eventually, CWC might eliminate such classes altogether.

Community colleges throughout the United States have been given a new challenge when it ...

After nearly a decade of reconstruction, the Carissa Gold Mine is coming back to life for all to see, with the grand opening scheduled for Sunday near the ...

Calling all 'Bigs'; grown-up volunteers sought in area for Big Brothers/Sisters

Riverton school officials are looking for "Bigs" in the community as they partner with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming to offer mentoring ...

Slide in Riverton PAWS scores reflects statewide trend; causes under study

The annual PAWS test measures student progress in grades three through eight in reading, math and science.

Results from the 2012-13 school year show ...

Cindy L. Maddux

Cindy L. Maddux, of Fort Collins, Colo., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. She was 62 years old.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at ...

Fisherman has brush with two bears north of Dubois

A fisherman who encountered two bears this weekend north of Dubois reportedly fired warning shots to keep the animals from coming too close.
Brian DeBolt, ...

The woman being pursued is wanted on at least 42 outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants from multiple law enforcement agencies.

A woman wanted ...

County rancher Herbst on list of Liz Cheney advisers

The Republican is campaigning against three-term Sen. Mike Enzi.

Longtime Fremont County rancher Lois Herbst has been included in a list of ...

Prosecutor: Facts didn't support conviction in child's death

A lack of facts in the 2011 death of an infant boy led to a sentence of 10 years probation and a suspended 10 to 18 years in prison for the man convicted in ...

The last bowl appearance for UW was a 37-15 loss to Temple in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming head football coach Dave ...

Don't take away fair traditions

Editor:
I am in agreement with the lady who wrote about canceling the pie contest at the Fremont County fair this year. A lot of good, old traditions at the ...

Jean B. Peterson

Jean B. Peterson died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at the Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. She was 85 years old.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, ...

Kemper L. Sackman

Kemper L. Sackman, formerly of Riverton, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Homer, Alaska. He was 63 years old.
A celebration of his life will be 3 p.m. to 7 ...

 
 

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