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UW going ahead with golf facility
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a Wyoming firm to build a new, $1.2 million ...

Cowboys to wear new bucking horse logo helmet this year

There is some disagreement as to the horse and rider depicted in the famed silhouette, which appears on all Wyoming Cowboy uniforms.

LARAMIE -- The ...

One-run loss at tournament ends Raiders' baseball season

The Riverton Raiders lost 13-12 to the Rawlins Generals on Friday afternoon in their American Legion baseball district tournament in Laramie.
Rawlins will ...

After big victory to open state, Lander 9-10 stars go 0-2

After picking up a 16-6 victory vs. Gillette on Wednesday, the Lander 9- and 10-year-old all-star team lost two straight baseball games to be eliminated from ...

Molly Bockman of Boulder, Colo., won the women's division with a time of 1:13.08, ahead of Molly Varney of Laramie, who placed second with a time of ...

Riverton second at state LL

Cody ended Riverton's dream of winning a state Little League baseball championship Saturday for with a13-11 win in the 11- and 12-year-old title game in ...

Thanks for changing the fair parade back to the morning

Editor:
I just want to say how happy I am, and a lot of people I know as well, that the Fremont County fair parade was moved back to the morning.
It is so ...

Three taken, leaving us behind

These are the kind of occasions that leaves us to ponder the imponderable.

Near the end of Kurt Vonnegut's novel "Cat's Cradle," a dialogue takes ...

Republicans had best not get cocky

"The past is never dead," wrote Faulkner. "It's not even past."

Republicans who have not won a majority of the vote in a U.S. presidential election ...

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Powered by people, the old fairgrounds come to life again

Far more than animals, arts and crafts, and produce are on display this week at the Fremont ...

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Man gets probation for sword attack
POWELL -- A 23-year-old Powell man accused of using a Japanese-style sword to attack his roommate during an ...

DA charges man in bar shooting

CASPER -- Prosecutors have charged a 21-year-old man with murder and other crimes in connection with the shooting death of another man outside a bar in ...

Frontier Days rodeo-goers get peek at action behind the chutes

A huge crowd headed out from the Old West Museum to get an up-close and personal look at the workings of the rodeo.
About 270 people took part in a one-mile ...

Sierra Club sues feds over shale development

The action includes Wyoming and two other shale states.

SALT LAKE CITY -- The federal government is being sued for opening up parts of the Rocky ...

Raymond A. Fortuna

Raymond Anthony Fortuna was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Rock Springs and died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Riverton.
He graduated from Reliance High School in 1953 ...

Bernard Thomas Sinclair

B. "Tom" Sinclair of Lander died Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Lander Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
He was 88 years old.
A celebration of life was ...

DaJuana Crichton

DaJuana Crichton of Riverton died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. She was 55 years old.
Cremation has taken place, as were her ...

The closest thing to the Fremont County Fair in 1945 was the summertime pro rodeo in Riverton, reflecting an interruption in traditional fair activities ...

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Chip sealing begins on U.S. 26/287
Chip sealing of more than 22 miles of U.S. 26/287 between Dubois and Diversion Dam was scheduled to begin ...

Volunteers to drink alcohol, drive simulator in 'Wet Lab' experiment

In an effort to raise awareness about the effects of drinking and driving, Injury Prevention Resources will host a large-scale, public "Wet Lab" from 9 a.m. to ...

 
 

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