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Bonnie Jean Lay

Bonnie Jean Lay, of Wheatland, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home in Wheatland. She was 85 years old.
A funeral service ...

John D. Smith

John D. Smith died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Sparks, Nev., after a lengthy illness.
Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
John Smith was ...

Wyoming holds on vs. Nevada

LARAMIE -- After the first meeting between Nevada and Wyoming, Wolf Pack forward A.J. West said he didn't know who Larry Nance Jr. was. He does now, after Nance ...

No losses yet for Lander boys in league

The Lander Tigers pounded Pinedale 60-44 Thursday night in a Class 3-A West conference boys basketball game on the road.
The victory was the only game on ...

Technical fouls costly as Chiefs suffer first defeat of year, 60-58 to Big Piney

In a controversial win, Big Piney edged the Wyoming Indian boys 60-58 Friday night in Sublette County. The loss was the first of the season for Wyoming Indian ...

After routing Piney, Chief girls beaten by Kemmerer

Short-handed and on the road, the Wyoming Indian girls still picked up a Friday night win at Big Piney 60-36.
On Saturday the Chiefs fell 62-52 to ...

Playing short-handed, Wolverine boys take RS to overtime but lose

Chris Quayle stepped to the line with five seconds on the regulation clock Friday night in Rock Springs and nailed three pressure free throws to tie Riverton's ...

A win and a loss for Wind River girls in weekend conference pair

Wind River's girls picked up a split in Southwest 2-A basketball conference play last weekend on the road in Lincoln and Sublette counties. The Cougar girls ...

Rustler men nearly wipe out Miles lead before falling 70-61

Two road games in Montana are next for the CWC men.

The Central Wyoming men suffered through a lethargic spell in the second half Saturday afternoon ...

LVHS girls in control for 58-44 win vs. Pinedale

Rebounding was the difference for the Lander Tiger girls in collecting a 58-44 basketball victory Thursday night at Pinedale.
The Tigers were in control of ...

It was a good cap to a solid week of basketball for the Central Wyoming College women at home Saturday afternoon against Miles Community College.Earlier in ...

Buzzer-beater by Salisbury gives RHS girls fifth straight win

The win pushes the Lady Wolverines to 7-7 overall, but more importantly, Riverton is 1-0 in the Class 4-A West conference. Up next for Riverton is a ...

Tigers fifth in big home wrestling tournament

Lander had two finalists in the 20-team field.

Three Lander Tigers went deep into the wrestling bracket Friday and Saturday at the Lander ...

Dubois senior wrestler Sterling Baker entered the Lander Invitational Friday and Saturday because he wanted to get tested by Class 3-A and 4-A opponents. ...

Ex-defense boss harder on Biden than Hillary

Chris Christie's effort to separate himself from the heavy-handed retribution of top aides against recalcitrant local pols adds yet another complication to the ...

Legal landowners 'thrown under the bus' by EPA ruling

Editor:
What follows is from a letter to the Fremont County Sherif's department:
"I respectfully request an increased number of patrols and wellness checks ...

How the big-timers cover sports

It's a lot easier than doing what I do during high school football season.

You might call it a sportswriter's dream.
Or, from another viewpoint, ...

Wyoming digest

No change in state rigs
HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. ...

Fine tuning continues on budget before session

CHEYENNE -- Members of the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee voted Friday to reduce possible extra state compensation for counties that stand to lose ...

The shop and agriculture building at Riverton High School was destroyed by fire 57 years ago this week.
The 10-year-old building stood just to the south of ...

 
 

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