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This week the Wyoming Legislature convenes for a 20-day budget session to hammer out the budget for the next two years. Fortunately, the state is in a ...

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The opening ceremonies of the Olympics have become spectacular shows over the past 20 years or so, but the grandest spectacles have been ...

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Marijuana demonstration at Capitol
CHEYENNE -- Marijuana activists say they want state lawmakers to legalize pot now rather than wait for voters to do ...

Special session likely over Hill

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel is sponsoring a bill that could lead to a special legislative session to deal with fallout from the state Supreme Court decision ...

Bill would allow same-sex marriage in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie lawmaker is pushing legislation to change state law to allow same-sex marriages.
State Rep. Cathy Connolly's bill would rewrite the ...

In State of the State, governor touts sound fiscal condition

Wyoming is in good financial shape and getting stronger, Gov. Matt Mead said in his State of the State address to lawmakers Monday in Cheyenne.
If the state ...

The Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services helped facilitate the first Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate training -- or ALICE -- for ...

Man pleads down sex assault charges but might face new fed counts

A plea agreement and federal charges are in store for a Lander man facing three counts of first-sexual assault related to two cases in state court.
The 9th ...

Tribe takes advice of former mayor, asks that EPA ruling be delayed

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined the state of Wyoming in requesting that the Environmental Protection Agency stay its recent ruling redefining the ...

James Merton Trosper Jr.

James Merton Trosper Jr. died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Ethete. He was 70 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Wyoming Indian High School with ...

Allen's 4-2 mark best for RHS at Ron Thon tourney

Riverton wrestling coach Jay Galey knew the Ron Thon Memorial Invitational was going to be tough for the Wolverines.
The 42-team tournament drew the elite ...

Dent leads Wyoming Cowgirls past UNLV

Sophomore Marquelle Dent recorded her second straight double-figure scoring game to lead the Wyoming basketball team to a dominate 82-56 win over the UNLV Lady ...

Cowboys can't hit shot at buzzer, fall to UNLV

LAS VEGAS -- Deville Smith made a layup with 1:16 remaining to give UNLV just enough cushion to get past Wyoming 48-46 Saturday night.
Riley Grabau made a ...

Quicker Wind River team downs big Dubois boys

PAVILLION -- There is an old adage in football that in a battle between big and quick, big always wins. "Big stays big, and quick gets tired," is the saying. ...

Cougar girls top county rival Dubois

PAVILLION -- It was another long night for Dubois head coach Juleen Leseberg and her six Lady Rams on the basketball court Friday at Pavillion. Wind River ...

Tiger swimmers top Rawlins in Thursday dual

The Rawlins Outlaws traveled to Lander for a quick matchup in the pool Thursday night. While Lander won by 52 points, the Outlaws swam to four event wins, ...

Wyoming Indian girls win two

The Lady Chiefs rang up 156 points in the two day victories.

ETHETE -- The Wyoming Indian Lady Chiefs picked up an easy sweep over Class 2-A ...

LVHS girls sweep Lyman, Mountain View

When the Lyman Eagles defeated the Lander Tiger girls back in December in a Class 3-A West girls basketball matchup, coach Spike Robinson was without Drew ...

RHS girls get welcome West 4-A road win

After falling behind early, the Riverton Lady Wolverines came on strong Friday and gained an important Class 4-A West road win over Green River, 53-40.
The ...

Tiger boys sweep Lyman, Mountain View at home

Lyman dictated the tempo of the game for three quarters on Friday night, but the Lander Tigers managed to speed things up in the final quarter for a 39-32 ...

 
 

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