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State hammers out drilling deal on grouse land

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A deal between Chesapeake Energy and the Wyoming governor's office would guide drilling of potentially hundreds of oil wells in a vast area of ...

Put beer tax money where it will do the most good

Put beer tax
money where
it will do the
most good
I am saddened that no one has listened to what I had to say last year on the issue of raising the beer ...

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Four Riverton Wolverines carded scores in the 70s to help build a 10-stroke lead in the team standings after the first ...

After nearly a decade of persistence, CWC Health and Science Center is open
Speakers at Friday's dedication of the Health and Science Center at Central ...

Church group used music as catalyst for trip to Africa

When members of St. James Episcopal church in Riverton hear a new collection of hymns during their Sunday service, they may be pleased to learn that the words ...

Digest

Ecuadoran wounded in shooting
POWELL (AP) -- A rock climber from Ecuador is recovering from a gunshot wound he received at a campground near a popular ...

New uranium mine survives challenge by environmental group

CASPER (AP) -- A federal judge has ruled against an environmental group's challenge to an in-situ uranium mine that started production last month in Sweetwater ...

Not this again Congress continues to act in ways that lower

Congress continues to act in ways that lower public expectations

Perhaps it ought to shock or anger us to learn that the United States Congress once ...

Wyoming happily trades possession time for touchdowns

LARAMIE (AP) -- It's something that Dave Christensen says he couldn't care less about.
"Time of possession is the most overrated stat in football," the ...

Wyoming Indian PAWS scores rise; improvement needed in areas

Third-graders in Ethete this year did worse in math but better in reading than that age group last year.
Students at Wyoming Indian schools showed ...

Television Games Announced for Cowboy Hoops

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Sept. 20, 2013) - The Mountain West announced additional television broadcasts and game times for the 2013-14 University of Wyoming men's ...

The Riverton City Council received an open invitation Sept. 3 during the regular council meeting for the grand re-opening celebration on Nov. 1 of Mammoth ...

Riverton man selected to attend annual Angus meeting

American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, and Riverton resident Terry Angel has been elected as an alternated delegate.
The event is Nov. 18 in ...

Virginia Lee Henderson

Virginia Lee Henderson died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander.
She was 93 years old.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday, ...

The precipitation fell in areas of Yellowstone National Park and on Togwotee Pass between Dubois and Jackson.

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park is ...

Wrangler, Cougar VB teams see top competition at Big Horn

By Bruce Tippets
Sports Editor

Big Horn sent the Shoshoni Wranglers home early in single-elimination bracket play on Saturday in a 18-25, 25-21, 25-21, ...

Deal to open grouse habitat to oil drilling

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Associated Press

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- A deal between Chesapeake Energy and the Wyoming governor's office would guide drilling of ...

NOLS students hurt while dodging avalanche

It took parts of two days to bring them to safety from the Wind River range.
Officials have detailed the harrowing account of two students from the ...

Milestone

CWC's Health and Science Center ranks among our county's greatest achievements

On Friday, at the peak of the day, Central Wyoming College welcomes the ...

Everything is clear at altitude

That goes for scenery, air and another's needs

"Are you sure we should be up in the high hills alone after Labor Day?" I ask my mate. "Most ...

 
 

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