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Our big year-ender
It's New Year's Eve, the last day of 2013, and our last newspaper of the year. Elsewhere you'll find our ranking of the top news ...

Tribes' push on air quality has nothing to do with air quality

Editor:
Mr. Breight, well said (letter to the editor Sunday, Dec. 15).
The EPA ruling letting the tribes monitor air quality has nothing to do with air ...

I love and hate my carving machine

When it's not working so well, it is like owning a sick goldfish, albeit one with a constantly revolving price tag for repair parts to arrive from ...

In praise of the NYR

There can be more to it than an internal proclamation on Jan. 1

This time of year, most people at least pay some mind to the idea of the New Year's ...

Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith to enter NFL draft

Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has decided he will forego his final season at Wyoming and enter the NFL Draft, UW announced on Friday evening. He ...

Riverton guards Chris Quayle, Austin Patterson and Brandon Fullerton combined for 52 points, and RHS shot 17-17 from the free throw line.

LARAMIE -- ...

Tiger skiers face best in region at two-day event in Jackson

Lander Valley High School Nordic skiers competed against the best the western United States had to offer in a race in Jackson.
The two-day event took place ...

Wind River takes girls crown at Shootout

The Wind River Lady Cougars ended a busy two days on the basketball court, celebrating a 62-50 victory over Wyoming Indian High School on Saturday night in ...

Riverton won't play again until Jan. 9.

LARAMIE -- Call it a mini-streak. Call it a statement. Call it whatever you want, but the Riverton Lady ...

Three more lopsided victories were collected Friday and Saturday by the Wyoming Indian High School Chiefs at the Fremont County Shootout boys basketball ...

DNA leads to arrest in 2006 case

POWELL -- Authorities say DNA testing has led to the arrest of a Worland man in connection with a 2006 assault on a Powell woman in her apartment.
39-year-old ...

No change in Wyoming rig count; U.S. tally down 11

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 11 this week to 1,757.
The ...

Both avalanches occurred in the early afternoon, when the avalanche center had warned that slides were most likely.

JACKSON -- An Idaho man died in ...

Hunters must apply online

Beginning in January, hunters will be required to use an online application process to apply to hunt in Wyoming.
License section manager Jennifer Doering said ...

Grants available for budding Wyoming historians

The state historical society is offering cash to individuals pursuing research on the state's history.

The Wyoming State Historical Society is again ...

WGFD combines publications

As part of its ongoing efforts to recognize budget and staffing efficiencies, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will merge two of its publications.
For the ...

Contractor asks for help with Riverview project

Citizens are reminded that it is a violation of state and federal laws to tamper with orange barrels and cones inside of a roadway construction work zone.
The ...

District 21 gets a 'clean opinion' in yearly audit

Fremont Count School District 21 recently received a "clean opinion" during the school's annual audit.
During the Fort Washakie board of trustees meeting ...

Feds show sage grouse plan favoring middle ground on protections

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service favor a middle path among the options they're considering for protecting habitat for the greater ...

City public works director fighting back from tumor, stroke

An important recovery process has taken over the daily life of a longtime Riverton municipal official.
Bill Urbigkit was diagnosed earlier in the year with a ...

 
 

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