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Interim bills address tuition, license plates for veterans

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel agreed to revisit a bill that would allow out-of-state veterans pay in-state tuition at the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming ...

UW athletes are performing better in school

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming student-athletes are performing well in the classroom.
All 17 UW men's and women's sports exceed the latest NCAA Academic ...

Thomson had 'an arm lock' on Capitol

Wyoming's longest-serving state-level politician died Tuesday at the age of 96.

CHEYENNER00;-- The sun has set on the long life of one of Wyoming's ...

Officials rule April death of 4-year-old a homicide

The death of 4-year-old Thunder S. Littlethunder Jr. has been ruled a homicide according to the Fremont County Coroner's Office.
Reports state the child died ...

Former rez housing director pleads not guilty in federal court

A former executive director for the Eastern Shoshone Housing Authority appeared in federal court Monday for an arraignment in which she is accused of ...

More than 2,500 without power; CWC cancels evening classes

Rocky Mountain Power officials said around 5 p.m. Thursday that more than 2,500 customers throughout Riverton were without power.
The Riverton Police ...

Wisconsin man killed in wreck; two others hurt

A 19-year-old Wisconsin man died Wednesday evening at the scene of a two-vehicle accident between Lander and Hudson.
Wyoming Highway Patrol officials said ...

Coroner IDs victim in Sunday's fatal stabbing

One person reportedly is in custody in connection with the death.

Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan confirmed Thursday that the victim of a ...

Webb again high-point man for Wyoming in all-star series loss

Xavier Webb of Riverton did all he could by scoring a team-high 15 points Saturday night for the Wyoming basketball all-stars in Billings, Mont., but it wasn't ...

County players help North to big win in Shrine Bowl

Fremont County football players Jesse Hawk, Cody Flynn and T.J. Galey played a significant role in the North's defense Saturday night in a 34-6 victory over ...

Jeremy Slack said he was shocked at first when he learned he was hired as the new football coach at Yuma High School in Colorado.
The 2006 Riverton High ...

Former Wyoming Secretary of State Thyra Thomson dies

She served in the elected office for nearly 25 years.

CHEYENNE -- Former Wyoming Secretary of State Thyra Thomson has died. She was 96.
Thomson ...

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A daughter was born to Ashley and Brandon Robidoux, of Riverton, at 12:10 a.m. May 10, 2013 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. She weighed ...

John 'Johnnie' Swanson

John "Johnnie" Swanson, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 80 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 ...

Dwight 'Moody Bluez' Spoonhunter Sr.

Dwight "Moody Bluez" Spoonhunter Sr., of Arapahoe, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 28 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. ...

A blend of women with either political titles or political aspirations listened as speakers gave advice during Leap into Leadership training May 22 at Central ...

Fact from fiction about 'Common Core'

A backlash against the Common Core educational standards for grade school has hit the radio talk shows and Internet blogs in recent weeks.
The tea party has ...

Abuses on reservation need to be exposed and cleansed

Editor:
Thank you, Chief Broadhead of the Riverton Police Department, for taking the initiative to set an example for the entire Native American community of ...

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This is what we get for our rush to link ourselves electronically to one another

Leaders in political circles are doing their best to create damaging ...

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Man dies after cycle jump wreck
ROCK SPRINGS -- Police say a 31-year-old Rock Springs man has died after being thrown from his dirt bike while ...

 
 

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