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NANEZ
Manuel DeLean Nanez (Lion), 65, formerly of Riverton, died Saturday, March 7, in Loveland, Colo. Cremation has taken place. Condolences ...

Twelve county students earn academic honors in Casper

Officials have released the names of students who made the president's and dean's honor rolls at Casper College for the 2014 fall semester.
To qualify for ...

RHS troupe lands main stage

Roughly 100 schools worldwide apply for Thespian Festival honor

Riverton High School theater students are the first Wyoming teens in more than 30 ...

No reason to get upset about Cowboys losing in tournament

Editor:
In Wyoming most of us were excited about the Cowboys making the March Madness tournament. But I was surprised at how many people I know were ...

Who needs Florida? We've got Wyo

A new study rates us the No. 1 state for retirement

I just spent a long weekend in Florida.
It was 82 on a Saturday afternoon -- in the middle of ...

Crashing a plane

We ask ourselves how, and why

The civilized world has one question on its mind today. Why did, or how could, a young airline pilot crash his plane ...

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Bird flu found in Wyoming
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Thursday urged people to be careful handling wild or domestic fowl because ...

Hess Corp gives $15 million for energy studies

LARAMIE -- Energy firm Hess Corp. has donated $15 million to the University of Wyoming to bolster research into extracting hard-to-get oil and gas ...

State sues to contest federal regs on oil and gas drilling

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming filed a lawsuit Thursday contesting new federal rules for oil and gas drilling on public land, alleging in part that they interfere with ...

Palm Sunday services set

Churches in the Riverton area host a variety of Palm Sunday services this weekend, the start of Holy Week leading up to Easter.
Children present palm leaves ...

Flooding is unlikely to be an issue in Fremont County this spring, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. The risk is low across ...

Foresight by lawmakers helped avoid major cuts this year, says Bebout

State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, wouldn't describe his role as a top leader in the Wyoming Senate as enjoyable, exactly.
For the most part, he says, being ...

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KUCERA
Alice Marie Kucera, 85, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, in Henderson, Nev. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, ...

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BUSS
Daren D. Buss, 52, of Riverton, died of natural causes Wednesday, March 25, at his home in Riverton. Arrangements are ...

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BATCHELDER
David Alan Batchelder, 58, died Tuesday, March 17. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Chapel of Mount ...

Wyoming's lack of depth a key factor vs. Northern Iowa

SEATTLE - Four of its five starters played between 36 and 38 minutes, and the other played 25.
The two guys who saw the most time off the bench combined for ...

Ben Gose is the new Lander Valley High School Tigers head track and field coach.
During the offseason, Gose took over for former longtime head coach Bob ...

Kyle Carey has signed a national letter of intent to wrestle at Concordia University.
The Lander Valley High School senior had an official ceremony with ...

Pavillion and Morton merged to form Wind River High School in 1969. In the 46 years since, the Cougars have made the trip to the state basketball tournament ...

Declining oil prices affect tribal royalties

The Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue will hold a mineral and royalty question and answer session April 9 at the Bureau of ...

 
 

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