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Lady Wolverines get big VB win on road vs. Casper Natrona

CASPER -- The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team bounced back from a quick three-set loss (25-16, 25-21, 25-20) at home Friday against conference-leading ...

UW in health research pact

LARAMIE, (AP) -- The Uni-versity of Wyoming has joined a research network to help address regional health concerns such as access to care, cancer, obesity, ...

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No change in Wyo. rig count
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by seven this week to ...

Buffalo Bill photos at museum to be digitized for viewing

CODY (AP) -- There's a ghostly, wispy hologram image of a life-sized William F. Cody that greets visitors to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
But it is ...

New coal rules blasted by governor, delegation

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and members of the state's congressional delegation reacted quickly on Friday to new U.S. Environmental Protection ...

Environmental toll compounds misery of Colorado floods

DENVER -- When the worst of the flooding began for Weld County last week, Cliff Willmeng, on a hunch, took his 2003 Subaru and drove east.
The county's roads ...

South Dakota couple gets $8 million award for 2009 car wreck

(AP) -- A federal jury has awarded a South Dakota couple more than $8 million for losses they suffered in a 2009 traffic accident in Sweetwater County.
A ...

The Way It Was: Homecoming court -- 1968

Lander Valley High School played its Homecoming football game Friday night, the first in Fremont County this year.
In 1968, the Shoshoni Wranglers held that ...

Raymond A.A. Eickstedt

A graveside service for Raymond A.A. Eickstedt was held Friday, Sept. 13, at Mount Hope Cemetery, with full military honors.
He died Sept. 7, 2013, in ...

New art show feature Wind River area potters

The show also includes a large installation and collaborative piece that incorporates work from each artist.

The "F Words -- Form, Function, and ...

First 'Hot Topic' talk focuses on fracking

Fracking, the hydraulic fracturing of land to release trapped gas, is the subject of the first in a series of Central Wyoming College "Hot Topic" ...

Judge orders county to pay winner's fees in voting suit

A federal judge has approved over $960,000 in legal fees for lawyers who represented American Indians who successfully challenged Fremont County's system of ...

Innovative mural at Health/Sci rarely looks the same twice

The new mural hanging in the Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College is likely to draw a second look from passersby.
The art piece is made up of ...

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Health and Science Center dazzles students, visitors

Community members were invited to tour the Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College ...

Installation starts next month on Pavillion cisterns

Construction of cisterns and a loading station to provide safe drinking water for residents east of Pavillion is set to start in October.
The state-funded ...

Earthquake jolts Lander, reservation; no damage

Fremont County residents got a Saturday morning jolt when a 4.9 magnitude earthquake shook the area.
The U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., which ...

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CLARIFICATION
Thursday's page-one story about the arrest of methamphetamine suspects included reference to drug transactions at the Tomahawk Motel in ...

Franklin Martell III

Franklin Martell III passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
He was 31 years old.
He was born Jan. 25, 1982, in ...

Betty Crider

Betty Crider, 70, of Riverton died at the Help for Health Hospice Home on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013.
As were her wishes, cremation has taken place.
A ...

Poker tournament Saturday at casino

q The top player could win more than $40,000 in the no-limit Texas hold 'em poker format.
The cards will fall into the perfect hand this September at the Wind ...

 
 

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