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Is now the time to slash money for food stamps?

Members of the U.S. House and Senate are meeting this week to reconcile disparate farm bills. The prospects are not pretty. Though the bills are similar in ...

Throwing money

Sometimes it really can solve a problem

A popular cliché spouted off by certain political leaders goes something like "you can't solve a problem ...

Digest

Mead to welcome trick-or-treaters
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead and first lady Carol Mead are inviting trick-or-treaters and their families to come by ...

Teton Co. wants funds for school cops

JACKSON -- Teton County school officials are expressing support for funding from Wyoming lawmakers for school resource officers.
Teton County school trustees ...

Mistrial in Casper murder case

CASPER -- A Wyoming judge declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of killing his wife after a witness made an inappropriate comment.
Natrona County ...

GILLETTE -- Arch Coal executives say coal prices will determine when the company's idled equipment in the Powder River Basin is brought back into ...

RHS students collecting for UNICEF on Halloween

The Riverton High School Key Club is participating in the UNICEF/Kiwanis International project to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus.
Contributions will be ...

Original Uden investigator recalls effort to prosecute triple murders

Thirty-three years ago, divers donned scuba gear and attached safety ropes to themselves before plunging into the "sinks" of the Popo Agie River. They ...

Court documents have revealed the contents of online threats that a Hudson man reportedly posted last week against area law enforcement and government ...

Alfred L. Presgrove

Alfred L. Presgrove died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Freedom. He was 78 years old.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at St. Helens Church in ...

Ginger M. Roberts

Ginger M. Roberts died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She was 66 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 2 p.m. ...

Shoshoni football season ends in loss to Burlington

Shoshoni's hopes for the Class 1-A playoffs came to an end Tuesday on a snowy field in Worland in a three-way qualifying playoff with Riverside and Burlington. ...

Shoshoni draws Wright in first round of state v-ball

Wright is the opening-round draw for the Shoshoni Wranglers at the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament in Casper.
Match time for the contest is 5 p.m. ...

Wind River, opens 2-A state volleyball Thursday

The Wind River Cougars are back in the Class 2-A state volleyball tournament after a three-year absence.
Wind River's last appearance in state came in the ...

Riverton spikers get Gillette to open state 4-A volleyball tourney

The Riverton Lady Wolverines took last Sunday to put their two weekend regional tournament losses behind them and came to practice Monday ready to work. Now ...

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Births
ANTELOPE
A daughter was born to Ashley R. Yellowbear and Mathew L. Antelope, of Riverton, at 2:33 p.m. Oct. 16, 2013, at Lander Regional ...

The only way to live is to 'resist, fight evil'

Editor:
I cannot allow Mr. Peck's editorial titled "Everyone felt it" (Friday, Oct. 18,) to slide by without comment.
The attitude of blaming "Congress" for ...

Bad days and silver linings

Why did the dog have a bad bowel accident on the very day that my wife and I were leaving for a week of vacation?
And why does the copy machine jam just ...

Halloween

If can be safe and fun at the same time

Halloween probably is a safer event than it used to be, thanks to public education, product improvements, and ...

Bill fails in taxing well flaring

CHEYENNE -- The Legislature's Joint Revenue Interim Committee has rejected a proposal that would have imposed taxes on flared natural gas in Wyoming.
The ...

 
 

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