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Tight timeline for lawmakers as session passes halfway mark

The House postponed a second reading on more than 50 bills last week to buy time to hear budget amendments.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Legislature ...

Forest Service pledges solutions on prairie dog encroachment

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service is making new efforts to resolve prairie dog issues on the Thunder Basin National Grassland in northeast Wyoming, where ...

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Prison term for ex-county attorney
LARAMIE (AP) -- A judge disregarded pleas for leniency and sentenced former Albany County prosecuting attorney ...

Riverton has made tentative plans for how it will use funds this year from the optional 1 percent sales tax, with plans to save at least $1 million for 2017 ...

A parade of horn-honking vehicles trailed a Riverton Volunteer Fire Department engine through Riverton on Monday afternoon as the Riverton River Rats hockey ...

County could see extra $2.5 million under amendment OKd in House

CHEYENNE - Wyoming's cities, towns and counties could receive more money out of the state budget than previously expected.
The Wyoming House of ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines dropped two Class 4-A West Conference games over the weekend, falling to Natrona 72-26 Friday and to Kelly Walsh 44-37 ...

Kobey Simpson led Lander with 25 points against Mountain View.


Kobey Simpson poured in a game-high 25 points Friday evening as the Lander Tigers ...

Wranglers beat Rocky Mountain, 41-34

Lady Blue pounded out a well-earned road victory on Saturday on the heels of a close home defeat to Thermopolis on Friday.

Shoshoni hit the road ...

Freezing for a good cause

Riverton Special Olympics held their annual Jackalope Jump on Saturday and raised nearly $5,000.

A wave of water washed across the parking lot ...

Wyoming Indian bounced back after a loss to Lyman.

The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs earned the second seed out of the Class 2-A Southwest with a ...

Riverton's Dino Baldes and Hayden Wempen won for Riverton, Palmer Schafer and Mark McConnell for Lander, and Patrick Forster and Connor Wilkinson for ...

Wind River held off an early challenge by Big Piney on Friday night 76-56, then easily dispatched Kemmerer 63-38 on Saturday to lock up the top seed out of the ...

James Schmidt

James Schmidt of Riverton died at his home on Monday, February 15, 2016. He was 71 years old.
As were his wishes, there will be no services.
James David ...

'The Pirates of Penzance' runs Feb. 25-28 at Arts Center

Central Wyoming College's theater department is set to perform "The Pirates of Penzance" Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 25-28, on the main stage at the Robert ...

When 25 is warm and 62 is cold, and other of the great mysteries of life

Life's imponderables. A subject often close at hand. Rather than question our very existence in some fit of self-realization, or to question why, when or how ...

Chiefs finish regular season in fine fashion

The secret to championship basketball isn't how you start the season, but how you finish and often, if you peak at just the right time.
The Class 2-A West ...

Flu season active locally; peak might still be ahead

Local health officials say this year's flu season may hit its peak later than usual, so anyone who has not yet received a vaccine still could benefit from ...

Cutting education money has a long-lasting effect on youth

Editor:
From following the Wyoming Legislature so far, it looks like public education will be taking some severe cuts in the budget.
This is a mistake, in my ...

Mirelle Cox, an eighth-grader from Lander Middle School took the championship at the Fremont County spelling bee Thursday in Lander.

Riverton Middle School ...

 
 

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