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Defense of officiating at state basketball flawed an inaccurate

Editor:
This letter is written in response to Randy Komrs's letters to the editor concerning officiating at the state tournament basketball.
First, let it ...

Second group pushes legalizing medical pot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Two members of a pro-medical marijuana nonprofit spent much of their day Thursday camped along Dell Range Boulevard near Cahill Park in ...

State rig tally flat; U.S. count sinks to new low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed ...

Melissa Briggs

Melissa Briggs of Crowheart, formally of Cody, died Sunday, April 10, 2016.She was 35 years old.
A private family service will take place at a later ...

The Lady Plainsmen beat the Lady Wolverines, 8-0.

Lexi Pulley netted four goals to power her top-ranked Laramie Lady Plainsmen soccer team to an easy ...

Death penalty won't be sought for Worland teen in 2 killings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a couple who authorities said stopped ...

Posey new diversity coordinator for CWC; leaving tribal council post

Longtime Eastern Shoshone Business Council member Ivan Posey submitted his resignation to the last week. He has been hire as the new full-time diversity ...

Nancy Kay Jones

Longtime Wind River High School teacher Nancy Kay Jones died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, in Denver, with brother Dennis at her side. She was 64.
A ...

Loving the million-dollar rain

But it was hard on my young apricot trees.

The old timers call it a "million dollar rain." The price may be negotiable but the effect of rain water ...

Competitive primary election year has been good for state

Editor:
I believe the most important benefit from the competitive presidential primaries in both major political parties this year is that Wyoming voters are ...

Things have changed since Jackie Robinson's day

But bigotry and intolerance have not vanished in America -- far from it.

I just don't get it.
As I watched the first episode of "Jackie Robinson," ...

See you in the funny papers

Today's edition has a special section inside, all about the comics

For the next couple of Sundays, both we and our readers get to enjoy some extra ...

Riverton wins tough road soccer match at NC, 1-0

With its second win in Natrona County in as many weeks, the Riverton Wolverines boys soccer team completed the Casper road sweep with 1-0 win over the Natrona ...

Lady Wolverines lose to Fillies

The Riverton Lady Wolverines soccer team endured another tough outing, falling to the Natrona Fillies 8-0 Saturday afternoon in Casper.
Riverton (0-7, 0-5 ...

Zoe Peterson scored three goals over the weekend as Lander competed at the Pinnacle Challengers Cup.

The Lady Tigers of Lander Valley High School ...

Lander's boys prevailed with a 3-0-1 record for the weekend, including an 8-0 defeat of Douglas.

Lander hit the road for Green River for the ...

The Wolverines and Tigers prevailed in poor weather at the Roy Peck track invitational.

Frostbite came to mind more than sunburn in the annual Roy ...

Cowboys display balanced offense in scrimmage

Laramie -- A strong performance on offense highlighted Saturday's second spring scrimmage by the Wyoming Cowboys.
The Cowboy offense generated 417 yards of ...

Wyoming digest

Storm blankets much of two states
DENVER (AP) -- A spring snowstorm along the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming and Colorado is ramping up, ...

Computer updates on hold due to tight budget

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Costly replacements for several state computer systems are on hold as Wyo-ming continues to face budget constraints.
State lawmakers punted ...

 
 

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