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A resolution urging the U.S. Congress to uphold its federal trust responsibility to provide for the health care needs of American Indians passed through the ...

Sales tax for schools defeated on House floor

The Wyoming Legislature's most comprehensive school spending bill has passed its first reading in the House, but not before legislators stripped it of a 2 ...

With fiscal crisis ongoing, legislators mull special revenue panel

A bill creating a committee to discuss revenue options in Wyoming passed the state Senate's Committee of the Whole on Thursday.
Meanwhile, a bill creating a ...

Bebout hopes Trump improves Wyoming economy

After President Donald Trump was inaugurated last month, Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, said he believes the "new chapter" will mean "greater ...

Ethete man gets prison time for strangulation

Caleb Washakie of Ethete has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment for strangling his girlfriend -- also the mother of their three children -- last ...

Lady Tigers defeat Riverton by 23

Lander's highest offensive output of the season powered the home side to victory over the Lady Wolverines.

Lander head coach Jeremy Francom knew his ...

Lady Blue wrangles Cougars, 38-26

Shoshoni rebounded from a loss to Rocky Mountain with a victory over Wind River.

While it was a rivalry game, it was far from a classic. A ...

Competing in the beginner division, sculptors MeKayla, left, and Kaylee DeWitt teamed up to create an ice ...

Our mid-winter holiday

It's Super Bowl Sunday (with a poem to go with it)

The Great American Mid-Winter Holiday - undeclared but very real - has returned. It's Super Bowl ...

NAT to reduce employee hours

The Northern Arapaho Business Council has announced that it will reduce hours for many of its employees, citing funding shortages.
The changes, which will be ...

Panama Papers leads to bill fighting shell companies in Wyoming

An investigative report in April showed Wyoming is a prime site to hide foreign cash.

With the aim of helping to curbfraud and abuse by bad actors ...

Easton Paxton led Riverton with 28 points, including eight 3-pointers against Lander in Friday's road victory.

Everyone knows about "the zone."
But, ...

Nakowa Seminole and Kodah Warren took 2nd place in physics and astronomy in Arapahoe Middle School's science fair and are eligible to compete in the Wyoming ...

Wranglers suffer long weekend

Shoshoni followed up a last-minute loss to Rocky Mountain with a blowout defeat against Wind River.

It was a long weekend for the Shoshoni ...

Farron Eisemann

Lifelong Fremont County resident Farron Hank Eisemann died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at his home in Riverton. He was 61 years old.
His memorial service is at 2 ...

Expert data vs. local judgment

History is full of examples of the latter being more valuable than the former.

Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a former Secretary of State, once quipped ...

Lady Eagles light up Longhorns

Kayle Addison scored 33 points in a 50-point victory against Meeteetse.

The Lady Eagles threw a shutout in the third period en route to a 72-22 ...

State gains one rig as nationwide count rises

The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981, and it bottomed out in May at 404.

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in ...

'Organic artifacts' in park ice being lost to melt

Scientists and park officials first got the sense that something was changing in the higher Yellowstone elevations about 10 years ago.

SHERIDAN (AP) ...

Big Red worth admission price, if there was one

OK, I get it.
High-school sporting events are free of charge, at least until you get to a state-level event.
So, work with me on this one.
If, indeed, one ...

 
 

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