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Tomas B. Ybarra

Tomas B. Ybarra, of Riverton, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his home. He was 60 years old.
A rosary and wake will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Wesley ...

UW comes up short at Nevada

Sophomore guard Josh Adams led three Cowboys in double-figures with 15 points, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team lost a tightly-contested ...

Short-handed CWC men fall to Western

Several Rustlers missed the game on a suspension for violating team rules.

Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty dressed only ...

After 0-3 start, Wind River girls have piled up nine straight wins

The Lady Cougars are fresh off a victory in the title game of the Fremont County Shootout.

Coach Justin Walker and his Wind River Lady Cougars ...

Lander boys carry strong start into meat of the season

The Tigers host conference foes Star Valley and Jackson this weekend.

Rebounding the basketball and playing an up-tempo style are two strengths for ...

Police seeking mural vandal

RAWLINS -- Police in Rawlins are looking into the defacement of a mural honoring a slain prison guard.
The painting was done in memory of Cpl. Wayne Martinez, ...

Customer tried to cut cab driver's throat

CHEYENNE -- When a local cab driver took the long way home, his passenger became angry.
So, police say, Christopher J. Beavers, 34, of Cheyenne grabbed the ...

People of Wyoming deserve answers on lengthy probe of superintendent

Editor:
Below is an open letter I have sent to all members of the Wyoming Legislature:

Dear Legislator,
A question I often am asked is "How are things ...

Marveling at my daughter the nurse

I thought that sound was her leaving at 3 a.m., but actually she was just getting home.

The garage door ratcheted itself open just a few feet ...

Another run at Hill

The superintendent's attackers are running out of time to make a legitimate case against her

This week the state investigation of Wyoming ...

In Jackson, it's not only about downhill

JACKSON -- Locals know Jackson is more than just downhill skiing.
Letting the rest of the country know is the challenge.
Every year, Jackson Hole Chamber of ...

When Wyoming Gov. Jim Geringer visited Lander shortly after the new year in 2000, he spoke on a familiar topic -- air service.
Great Lakes Airlines hadn't had ...

Lander man, Riverton woman cited in prostitution incident

A Riverton police officer started 2014 with a case of prostitution in progress on New Year's Day.
According to reports, the policeman was on patrol at about ...

Applications sought for wildlife project funding

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Governor's Big Game License Coalition is accepting applications for projects to be funded by the auction/raffle of Gov. Matt Mead's 2014 ...

Wisconsin, Wyoming colleges collaborate to help reservation students gain degrees

Through a combined effort from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the Wind River Tribal College, students of the Wind River Indian Reservation walked the ...

Digest

Christmas trees being collected
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District, in partnership with Inberg-Miller Engineers and the Wyoming Game and ...

Early bird offer for Wyoming State Winter Fair entries

Plans for the 2014 Wyoming State Winter Fair in Lander are progressing, with preparations this year ahead of the typical schedule.
After a period of ...

Eaton lawyers file big brief asking for new sentence

Lawyers for the former Riverton resident who is Wyoming's lone death row inmate have filed a massive court brief asking a federal judge to overturn his death ...

Wyoming lawmakers are taking another run at raising the maximum speed limit for Wyoming's highways.
A group of legislators recently filed a bill that would ...

Snowstorm surprises county; bitter cold expected to follow

Fremont County was blanketed with unexpectedly heavy snow Friday and Saturday, with bitterly cold temperatures expected to follow as the storm system clears ...

 
 

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