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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 ...

Wyoming digest


College student found dead in dorm
SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities are looking into the death of a Sheridan College student.
The student was found dead ...

William Lee Hakonson

Former Lander resident William Lee Hakonson died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center from complications of advanced endocarditis. He ...

Baseball's here, at long last

Only recently, the diamond at Riverton Babe Ruth Field was still under a pristine, white blanket of snow. As I was driving past, I wondered aloud (to myself) ...

Kaden DeWitt pitched three scoreless innings in relief, helping his club to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory.

Beau Saindon stood perched on third ...

Rita Jolley

Rita Jolley died Monday, April 11, 2016. She was 94.
She was born Rita Vivian Cunningham on Dec. 22, 1921, in Albion, Nebraska, to Edward and Eva Mae (Moore) ...

Richard Henry Hartwell

Longtime Riverton resident Richard Henry Hartwell died Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 82 years old.
A ...

Some security must remain in place at Riverton Regional

Editor:
When the new airline service starts up this summer, I hope there will be some kind of security system that will remain at Riverton Regional Airport. ...

Outbreak and aftermath

The pine beetles are retreating, but they leave a forest of problems behind

Like the advancement of an incurable disease, the spread of pine beetles ...

Bill would require states to have more input into wolf management

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two U.S. senators from the West want state wildlife authorities and ranchers to have more say in how the federal government manages ...

Wyoming digest

Bank robbery suspect arrested
EVANSVILLE (AP) -- Police in Natrona County have arrested a man in connection with a bank robbery in Evansville.
Police ...

One dead, one injured in fire at Sheridan house

SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a 28-year-old man died in a house fire in Sheridan, and another person was treated at a hospital for smoke inhalation.
The ...

Long storm boosted Wyoming snowpack; flood risk up locally

The flooding outlook now is described as "moderate" in several low-lying areas of Fremont County.

A succession of spring snowstorms over the last ...

Hypothermia deaths rising countywide

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Fremont County is seeing an unusual spike in hypothermia deaths in 2016, with six deaths already recorded.
It's ...

Meeteetse meet marred by injury scare

Wet, snowy conditions moved the annual Meeteetse invite from Friday to Monday on the six-lane oval in southern Park County.
The meet was hampered by an ...

Shoshones were buyers of Honor Farm land; say no casino planned

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council revealed this week that it was behind the $1.7 million purchase of 302 acres of Wyoming Honor Farm land north of ...

High hopes for recruitment, enrollment at CWC via new software

More new students are expected to enroll at Central Wyoming College in coming years due to the acquisition of an updated recruitment system.
The CWC Board of ...

 
 

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