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Wyoming part of wildlife mapping project

The database will connect 16 western states in a first-of-its-kind online system of colorful maps displaying wildlife habitat, wetlands and other valuable ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A panel of wildlife officials says it's time to lift Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National ...

Council takes door-to-door sales rules past first round

The Riverton City Council has passed on first reading an ordinance regulating door-to-door sales regulations with amendments to certain portions.
During the ...

She's been the college's president for 25 years

Central Wyoming College president Jo Anne McFarland has announced her retirement, effective June 30, ...

Local state legislators are concerned a Dec. 10 Environmental Protection Agency ruling could hurt Wyoming's economy, but they were skeptical the change would ...

RHS wrestlers got medals in Evanston

The huge tournament drew from three states to open the season.

Numerous medals were earned Saturday by the Riverton Wolverines in the varsity, junior ...

Shoshoni hosting big wrestling tournament

The second step in the wrestling season for the majority of Fremont County's teams comes at the annual Zach Parish Memorial duals on Saturday in Shoshoni. ...

David Everton Fenn

David Everton Fenn, formerly of Lander, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, after battling myelodysplasia syndrome at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City with ...

Mary Ellen Quam

Mary Ellen Quam, of Riverton, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. She was 95 years old.
Per her request, cremation has ...

New Shoshoni Wranglers boys basketball coach Brady Slack felt his players put in a productive opening weekend on the court, going 2-1 at the Thermopolis ...

SHS girls win two, lose one in Thermopolis

A 2-1 start was posted by the Shoshoni Wranglers girls basketball team at the Thermopolis Invitational.
The Wranglers picked up a 54-38 win vs. St. Stephen's ...

Bohl collects coaching award

New University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl has been selected by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as the Region 4 FCS Coach of the ...

Lander boys demolish Green River; girls win their matchup 53-44

Everything was in high gear for the Lander Valley High School Tigers boys basketball team Tuesday.
The Tigers steamrolled to an 80-49 victory over Class 4-A ...

There is a case to be made for an even higher gasoline tax

Ah, to be in the U.S. economy of the 1990s, a decade when the gross domestic product grew by about one-third and unemployment dropped from 7.5 percent to 4 ...

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Births
DANIELS
A daughter was born to Jamie Wright and Danny Daniels Jr., of Riverton, at 5:03 p.m. Oct. 22, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She ...

Gift-giving is an art form

This year, apparently, my artistic talents have failed me

The discussion at my house this week centered on Christmas gifts.
It wasn't ...

Overreaching

The EPA can't change the border of the Wind River reservation any more than it could decree the Nebraska Panhandle to be part of Wyoming

It would be ...

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Flu advisory issued
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Health is urging state residents to take common-sense steps to prevent becoming ill with ...

State claims Hill not entitled to documents

CHEYENNE -- Attorneys for the state contend Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is not entitled to certain records and correspondence from the governor's ...

Proposed UW budget has money for raises, upgrade to College of Engineering

LARAMIE -- Gov. Matt Mead's budget recommendation for the University of Wyoming recognizes the importance of giving faculty and staff pay raises, UW Board of ...

 
 

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