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Missing deer mount located after tip

Riverton police think they have solved a 3-year-old mystery of a stolen mule deer mount with the help of a tipster. The Colorado man accused of the theft was ...

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State waits on NCLB waiver
Wyoming is pushing back by a year its request for a waiver from federal education requirements.
Under the federal No Child ...

Tuesday notes

Triple digits
We have hot summers in Fremont County, but it's rare that the temperature reaches 100 degrees. If that is going to happen in 2013, the ...

Senate OKs Wyoming AG Phillips as new federal judge

The U.S. Senate on Monday unanimously confirmed Wyoming Attorney General Greg Phillips to serve as a judge on a federal appeals court in Denver.
All 88 ...

Constitutional amendment can fix surveillance abuses in U.S.

Editor:
No, Mr. Obama, I do not trust the checks and balances in the federal government to abstain from abusing a 'surveillance' database treasure trove. And ...

A children's carnival, historic cabin tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts, demonstrations and good food are the highlights of ...

The effects of the busy 2012 fire season could still be felt across western and central Wyoming this summer.
In Fremont County, the AlpineR00;Lake Fire ...

Dorothy M. Olmstead

Dorothy M. Olmstead, a longtime Lander resident, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Yukon, Okla. She was 83 years old.
Private services will be held.
Dorothy ...

Shakespeare company giving weekly performances in Lander

The Wyoming Shakespeare Company, which is based in Lander, will perform "The Merchant of Venice" this summer in the county and throughout the state.
"The ...

Sally Davis Rowe Kaufman

Sally Davis Rowe Kaufman died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, of cancer complications at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton. She was 70 years old.
A celebration ...

Herman Wallace St. Clair

Herman Wallace St. Clair died Friday, July 5, 2013. He was 32 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Rocky ...

Harold 'Woody' Woodward

Harold "Woody" Woodward, of Lander, died Monday, July 1, 2013. He was 79 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15, at the Church of ...

Laramie distance runner Levin Zars won his first Lander Half Marathon title Thursday morning in a time of 1:28.10.
Riverton's Scott Groenke finished second ...

The former Riverton High School golfer stands 5 under par with one round to go.

Riverton golfer Zach Waxler has built a two-stroke lead after the ...

LARAMIE -- The new president at the University of Wyoming may have gone to Yale University as an undergraduate and later taught there as a professor, but says ...

Rancher who was attacked by grizzly bear out of hospital

POWELL -- A Park County rancher seriously injured in a grizzly bear attack believes the sow was simply trying to protect her cubs and could have killed him if ...

District 25 bids farewell to McKinnon; late budget details being wrapped up

Riverton school board chairman Mark Stone recognized the retirement of assistant superintendent Dr. Kim McKinnon during the board's regular meeting June ...

Illness encroached, but never hopelessness

Gene Franklin was a fine friend and finer example to me and many others.

Proverbs 20:29 tells us that the glory of young men is their strength, and ...

A whiff of hypocrisy on Cayman Islands

Are offshore investments only evil when Republicans make them and somehow insignificant when they enrich Democrats?

Barack Obama has never minced ...

New investigations of WDE are nothing more than a 'witch hunt' for purely political ends

Editor:
Re: Speaker Lubnau's news release of his intent to form yet another investigative committee:
The "independent" inquiry team spent the last four ...

 
 

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