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Wyoming's first U.S. House debate had too many echoes of national attention-grabbers

The official filing period for Wyoming's 2016 primary election ...

Hughes resigns as Lander activities director

The Tigers official will leave at the end of this season.

Lander Valley High School activities director Doug Hughes has resigned his position ...

Cowboys hurdlers do well

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Senior McKenzie Brogan and junior Jordan Charles ran historic marks in the hurdles, but the University of Wyoming track and field teams ...

It's self-service time in politics

The glaring lack of historical reference points in the average American mind makes the world of politics a much easier place to buy and sell.

"You ...

County owes its gratitude to air service task force's efforts

Editor:
I did enjoy and even relish your coverage of the Fremont County Air Service Task Force and its report to our local leaders. I am sure it has been hard ...

For $75, anyone is now able purchase a large dumpster container from the City of Riverton for personal use.
The city owns about 300 three-yard dumpsters and ...

Trina Ruth Ann

Trina Ruth Ann (Ramsey-DuBry) Slinkard, 37, of Riverton, died April 19, 2016 after a battle with depression.
She was born July 24, 1978, in Salt Lake City, ...

Faye Shearer

Faye Shearer died Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Westward Heights Nursing Home in Lander following a lengthy illness.
She was 77.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. ...

Sobriety could have saved lives of recent hypothermia victims

Editor:
I have one question about the increasing deaths in Fremont County due to hypothermia. How many of these people who froze to death were sober at the ...

Lift weights the writing student's way

Sadly, each of these bone-headed things I have really done

I've recently begun attempting to lift weights in a big University of Iowa campus gym. ...

Land buyers

The Shoshone Tribe bought the Honor Farm land, andit faces the same development risks as anyone else

From the start, plans to sell 300-plus acres ...

Wyoming digest

Man sentenced for killing in-law
WORLAND (AP) -- A Worland man charged with the shooting death of his father-in-law has been sentenced to at least eight ...

Victim's dad happy with inmate's death

The Wyoming Department of Corrections says foul play is not suspected in the death of Bryan Collins.

RAWLINS (AP) -- The father of a state prison ...

Program cuts at Northwest could eliminate school paper

POWELL (AP) -- Northwest College in Powell is considering cutting three of its programs and six positions due to costs.
The Powell Tribune reports that ...

Combined worship service set for May 15 at City Park

God has a way of confronting us with uncomfortable realities when we would prefer to avoid them.
No one gets too excited about being called a sinner, and we ...

Whitlock wins WTA scholarship; she'll attend CWC

Phyllis Whitlock of Kinnear was awarded the 25th annual L.E. Meredith Memorial Scholarship from the Wyoming Trucking Association for the 2016-2017 school year. ...

Two Fremont County poets published in new 'chapbook'

Jean A. Mathisen Haugen of Lander and Carol L. Deering of Riverton have poems in the 2016 WyoPoets "chapbook," "Labyrinth: Poems from Wyoming and Beyond. ...

Jeriko Martinez went 3-for-5 in the leadoff spot, providing a spark for his club in a decisive Babe Ruth League victory.

Jeriko Martinez was 3-for-5 ...

Superintendents ask legislators to re-think education reductions

Faced with steep declines in mineral revenues, the Legislature cut about $36 million over the next two-year budget period.


CHEYENNE (AP) -- A ...

Sex offender convicted for second time

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Billy M. Carrier Jr. maintained his innocence Monday as he was sentenced -- again -- for sexually abusing a young girl between 2009 and ...

 
 

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