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Lander boys still perfect at 7-0 after two tourney wins

A tight 52-49 victory was pulled out by the Lander Valley High School Tigers on Friday night over Rawlins at the two-day Douglas Classic boys basketball ...

A sneak peak at the 2016 election

When electing a new president, we tend to choose one who has something his predecessor lacked.

A check of this year's record shows that in Galesburg, ...

The best football game I ever played

The players ranged from age 10 to 40, and no one wore a team uniform.

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EPA ruling on reservation 'is unlawful' and 'cannot be honored by the state'

Editor:
The Environmental Protection Agency's administrative action expanding the Wind River Indian Reservation raises many questions. Here are a few of ...

Love and belief

A child's Christmas letter from long ago has enduring value

From the giant haystack of letters to Santa Claus came a cherished needle one year long ...

Minor injuries in one-car wreck

A Lander woman was cited for lane use and no seat belt after flipping her car at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday on Wyoming Highway 789 south of Lander.
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Christmas services in many churches Tuesday, Wednesday

Riverton-area churches plan a variety of special services and musical programs for the Christmas holiday.

Christmas Eve
Most local congregations are ...

Wind River High School students are 'Battle of the Belts' champions

A Fremont County rivalry was renewed in November, and students from Wind River High School edged students from Shoshoni High School in the first Battle of the ...

College offering Wilderness First Responder class in Sinks Canyon

Central Wyoming College's Sinks Canyon Center is offering a 72-hour Wilderness First Responder course that includes CPR for the health care provider.
The ...

Dems push Mead on expanding Medicaid

Wyoming Democrats are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Matt Mead and other Republicans over their opposition to expanding Medicaid to cover 17,600 low-income ...

Money may be short for Pavillion cistern plan

Construction has begun in a program to provide safe drinking water to Pavillion-area residents affected by groundwater contaminated some say is tied to ...

As Great Lakes Airlines continues to struggle with a pilot shortage due to a federal regulation that has increased minimum experience requirements for pilots ...

Two county schools to participate in UW robotics research project

Can gaming and robotics be used to teach computational thinking skills to middle school students in culturally sensitive ways?
A multidisciplinary University ...

'Skimmer' found at truck stop in Cheyenne

A "skimmer" was found Tuesday at a truck stop in Cheyenne.
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Wyoming digest

Jackson bans phones while driving
JACKSON -- The town of Jackson has banned the use of cellphones while driving or biking.
The Jackson Town Council ...

At Christmas time 51 years ago, much of Fremont County's mail from out of state was delivered via Rawlins, where there was a large regional mail sorting ...

Medical marijuana in Wyoming? Bill to be introduced

CHEYENNE -- A debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to flare up.
Bordered to the north and south by states that have legalized ...

Rez youths put their talents on display

Members of the Wind River UNITY council and the Eastern Shoshone Cross-Age Peer Education project had a busy weekend hosting their first talent show Dec. 7 to ...

Germaine M. Wayt

Germaine M. Wayt died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at her home in Lander. She was 86 years old.
She was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Kennan, Wis., the daughter of ...

Cheryl Lynn Eagle

Cheryl "Jabaar" Eagle, of Arapahoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Casper. She was 32 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at St. ...

 
 

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