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A one-match fire

It remains one of the funniest and yet borderline tragic scenes in films about the American West.
A freezing Jeremiah Johnson works feverishly with a flint ...

Dusty Rushing pulled his pickup truck to the side of a rural highway south of Lander and stopped so his friend Eric Logue could look out the passenger-side ...

Dubois drive for state berth halted by Little Snake

The Dubois boys' hopes for a return to the Class 1-A state basketball tournament faded in the face of a strong Little Snake River defense Saturday morning in ...

Eagle boys off to state tourney

Good teams peak at tournament time, and the St. Stephen's boys have turned into a contender for the Class 1-A state basketball title after a pair of ...

Thompson goes for 25 as Wrangler girls make state

Olivia Thompson put on a stellar display Saturday morning, lifting the Shoshoni Wranglers past Kemmerer 51-45 to clinch a Class 1-A state tournament spot for ...

Chief girls edged by Lyman in 2-A West regional title contest

Before a packed crowd, the Lyman Eagles won a well-played Class 2-A West regional girls basketball championship game 51-48 over the Wyoming Indian High School ...

Rustler men win Region IX tourney opener over Sheridan

Down the stretch Friday night at Rustler Gym, the Central Wyoming College men made key defensive stops and eliminated Sheridan College 82-78 from the Region IX ...

Tiger girls beat Cody, boys fall in close game at home

The Lander Valley High School Tigers finished their girls basketball game Saturday by hitting six straight free throws in a 47-41 win over Cody at Bob Carey ...

Wind River eliminates Chiefs in classic at 2-A West regional

Wyoming Indian had beaten the Cougars three times this season, the four game went Wind River's way.

The fourth time was the charm for the Wind ...

St. Stephen's girls run to brink of West crown in close Cokeville game

It was the game everyone thought it would be between the St. Stephen's girls and Cokeville in the Class 1-A West championship Saturday afternoon in ...

New year, same story as Tigers win another 3-A state swim crown

GILLETTE -- The Lander Tigers won their remarkable 19th consecutive Class 3-A boys state swimming and diving championship in Gillette on Saturday. ...

Completing a prized collection

After 37 years, I've got at least one of each of the Peace dollars

Dimes, quarters, nickels, pennies and even half dollars don't bring much notice ...

Stocks and the state

Playing the market with state money is worth considering -- very carefully

For at least a decade, Wyoming's legislators and government financial ...

Entertaining lineup at Winter Fair

Nearing its 50th anniversary, the Wyoming State Winter Fair welcomes disciplines and visitors to several venues this month for the 48th statewide celebration ...

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Man killed in crash as he fled police
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in crash as he fled from police in Cheyenne. The ...

Panel downs bill on re-trials if new evidence found

Wyoming currently allows the option of re-trail only when there is DNA evidence that was not available at the time of conviction.

CHEYENNE -- A Senate ...

Prescribed fire projects planned on southern end of national forest

The Shoshone National Forest is planning to implement prescribed fire projects on the southern half of the forest as weather and fuel conditions allow this ...

The Fremont County museums have partnered with the Wind River Visitors Council to expand a program that has been popular for the Dubois Museum.
Beginning in ...

Fire is a never-ending threat to small businesses, and Fremont County had seen numerous destructive fires in its business community before the big blaze in ...

State's road plans harder due to fed fund maze

Piecemeal federal highway funding for Wyoming in recent years has complicated long-term planning by state road managers and contractors, according to the head ...

 
 

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