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Basketball pioneer, Wyoming legend Sailors dead at 95

Laramie (AP) - Kenny Sailors, the college basketball Hall of Famer credited by some with being the first to use the modern jump shot, died Saturday. He was ...

Failure to expand Medicaid is 'all about politics, not money'

Editor:
I will be watching to see what important state service is cut from the state budget next month that is the same amount of money that the state could ...

Judge considers sentence trim for Rails to Trails killer

Judge Norman Young is considering a sentence reduction for John Kalani Potter, who -- along with Santana Mendoza -- beat a man to death and severely injured a ...

The Wranglers bounced back from a loss to Greybull with a conference victory Saturday.

Lady Blue bounced back with a vengeance following Friday's ...

Sparing education

The governor makes a good case for protecting K-12 funding, even in down times

Rare is the year when the primary budget makers from the Wyoming ...

State rig tally holds steady; nation down another 18

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 18 this week to 619.
The Houston ...

Sled dog racer Jerry Bath of Lander helped out at the local stop of the Stage Stop race years ago, piquing his interest in the sport. On Monday and Tuesday, ...

Not everything is a nail, is it?

But in this country, the hammer is the tool of choice.

"When the only tool you have is a hammer, it's tempting to treat everything like a nail." ...

Dozens turned out Saturday in downtown Riverton to participate in the Wild West Winter Carnival ice sculpture ...

Liz Cheney running for House slot, joining big GOP; field

The elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is running for Congress, following up a failed U.S. Senate campaign two years ago with another attempt ...

No. 5 Shoshoni recovered Saturday to beat Thermopolis, 61-48.

The Shoshoni Wrangler boys entered their game against Greybull with a 12-2 record, ...

Grant paying for community gardens on the WR reservation

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year, $2.5 milling grant to partner with the University of Wyoming and the Wind River Indian Reservation ...

St. Stephen's girls put on a clinic with a double-demolition of Dubois and Meeteetse.

The St. Stephen's Lady Eagles continued their rampage through ...

March 11 deadline for teen video contest to promote summer reading at library

Wyoming teens are invited to "Get in the Game" and compete in the Collaborative Summer Library Program 2016 Teen Video Challenge by creating a video that ...

Chiefs split pair of road games

Wyoming Indian swept into Lyman for a 83-66 win on Friday night, but the Chiefs upset byBig Piney on Saturday, 67-61.
The split drops the Chiefs to 2-2 in ...

Riverton now hosts a rare Tuesday game against Evanston.

The Riverton Wolverines gained a huge weekend road split after falling to the Kelly Walsh ...

Rustlers rounding right into form

Slowly, but surely, Central Wyoming College head men's basketball coach Pat Rafferty's vision is coming to fruition.
Like a flower which has been frozen ...

Central Wyoming's men beat Little Big Horn College by 30, with 19 points from Marcus Nolan.

Marcus Nolan gracefully hung in the air, found his target ...

First Baptist Church Riverton Ministerial Association

Did you know that the easiest thing to find in the world is an excuse?
You don't have to buy it. It is always free, and it is always available.
The supply ...

R.M. "Jack" Siler

Former Lander resident R.M. "Jack" Siler of Sheridan died at his residence on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, after a short illness. He was 89 years old.
A ...

 
 

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