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Legislators locking the doors

There is an unspoken belief among many rural people concerning locked doors, locked vehicles and locked gates. For generations, farmers and ranchers have ...

Wolverines pound Rawlins

RAWLINS --A clamp-down defense, an explosive offense, and improved special teams powered the Riverton Wolverines to a Class 3-A East conference-opening win ...

Between you and me, I'm feeling cranky

I write and speak for a living, so I bemoan the continuing collapse of grammar.

You accept that you are completely uncool when you don't tweet, when ...

Rain was nice, but more storage upstream would be even better

Editor:
Yep, this is some great rain we've been having. Too bad it's all running downstream now that the irrigation season is pretty much over.
It's ...

One last slap

It is unjust -- but legal -- to require the county to pay ACLU's legal fees from the voting rights suit

Fremont County got a deeply unsatisfying ...

Lubnau questions document release by superintendent

State schools chief Cindy Hill says she submitted everything from her office because the subpoena requests were so broad.

CHEYENNE -- State schools ...

Casper investigates council member

CASPER -- Casper is considering hiring an attorney to look into unspecified ethics issues possibly involving city councilman Craig Hedquist.
The city manager ...

Cody lawyer forfeits law license and office

CODY -- A Cody attorney was stripped of her law license in January after raiding more $695,000 from a client's trust fund. Now, she's lost her former law ...

2013 could see record sugar beet tonnage

POWELL -- Early digging of sugar beets was just a sneak peek.
The regular harvest of Western Sugar Cooperative's 2013 beet crop is beginning in the Lovell ...

Throwback sodas keeping state sugar farmers merry

POWELL -- Glistening retro-style cans shuffle quickly down a conveyer belt, destined to be filled with cold, fizzy soda. Unlike most of their modern aluminum ...

Keyhole Reservoir dig finds artifacts from 280-460 AD

GILLETTE -- People have been camping near Keyhole Reservoir for thousands of years.
Long before pop-up campers and pontoon boats descended upon the reservoir ...

CASPER -- These are boom times in the resource-rich Cowboy State, courtesy of an oil explosion whose ripples can be felt across the land.
Good-paying ...

In late September 1984, volunteers from the Riverton Rotary Club were racing the weather to get the new band shell built at Riverton City Park.
Grant money ...

Mayor designates family day

Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness proclaimed Sept. 23 as family day in Riverton -- a day for parents to eat dinner with their children.
The mayor borrowed the ...

Former Lander game warden retires after 29 years of service

South Jackson game warden Jerry Longobardi has announced his retirement following 29 years of service to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
Longobardi ...

Preparedness encouraged for the upcoming winter season

The National Weather Service plans to host a test of emergency communications.

The National Weather Service and emergency management agencies around ...

Two Shoshone National Forest closures lifted

The Shoshone National Forest has lifted two closures on two separate areas of the forest.
The temporary area closure on the eastern side of Atlantic Lake ...

MetOpera resumes with 'Eugene Onegin'

The first of the Metropolitan Opera's HDTV broadcasts will be Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" shown at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lander Library, 451 N. Second St.The ...

WGFD collecting sage grouse wings from hunters

Sage grouse hunting season opened Sept. 21 and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging all sage grouse hunters to drop one wing from any birds they ...

Volunteers needed for National Public Lands Day projects Saturday in Lander

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is inviting volunteers to show pride for their public lands by celebrating National Public Lands Day on ...

 
 

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