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The Westernaires precision equestrian team performed Saturday in Dubois, but it wasn't the only quick-stepping horse-and-rider group on display over the ...

While the regular neighborhood dog may bark late into the night, other pooches are trained to speak only when ordered.
That trick, along with many others, ...

Fairfield Fire fully contained; south side of highway reopens

Officials said the Fairfield Fire was 100 percent contained Sunday, and on Monday the south side of Sinks Canyon Road reopened, including area ...

Legless skydiver a highlight of Rocking the Winds slate in Crowheart

The third annual Rocking the Winds Green Beret fundraiser is scheduled for Aug 1-4 at the Grizzly Rock Ranch near Crowheart.
The event was created as a way ...

Hereford murder trial begins at county courthouse

On the opening day of the trial of a Lander man for rape and murder, prosecutors said they would prove all the charges. The defense attorney tried to poke ...

First-degree murder trial ordered for two brothers in '06 death

Brothers Alan and Vernon Lee Brown of Fremont County are headed to trial in November in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson.
Barnson's skeletal ...

State weighs changes to disability program

Specific Wyoming Department of Health plans for changes to the programs offered for state residents with developmental disabilities are now available for ...

Enrolled Act 37 ought to be repealed

It is summer time. The kids are out of school and many families thoughts turn to a summer vacation. A trip to Yellowstone, a family reunion, or perhaps a jaunt ...

Kim Taylor

Kim Taylor died Friday, July 26, 2013, at Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander after spending 53 years at her home away from home. She was 56 years old.
A ...

Virginia Margaret Knopp Higinbotham

Virginia Margaret Knopp Higinbotham died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton with her husband at her side. She was 78 years old. ...

Search to locate Holocaust criminals is worth the effort

Because there should never be a statute of limitations on genocide, Nazi hunters are launching what they call a "last chance" search for Holocaust-era war ...

Myrtle M. Shaner

Myrtle M. Shaner died Thursday, July 18, 2013, at her home in Riverton. She was 72 years old.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 23, at Davis Funeral Home ...

Sen. Enzi is from Wyoming, and he is not a 'show-off'

Editor:
I promise to examine the important issues to me and to Wyoming in the upcoming primary election for U.S. Senator between Sen. Mike Enzi and former ...

Tuesday notes

Cool, man, cool
Two words to describe the outdoor conditions for the first few days of the Fremont County Fair might be "deliciously cool." Fairgoers ...

Nine children rescued from Wyo.-Colo. trafficking ring

DENVER -- Law enforcement officers in a region that includes Colorado and Wyoming have rescued nine children and arrested six pimps in a three-day, nationwide ...

Biggest Wyoming wildfire slowed by cool weather

CODY -- Cooler weather and cloud cover have helped slow the growth of the nearly 5,000-acre wildfire burning in the Washakie Wilderness in western Wyoming.
The ...

Digest

UW going ahead with golf facility
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a Wyoming firm to build a new, $1.2 million ...

Cowboys to wear new bucking horse logo helmet this year

There is some disagreement as to the horse and rider depicted in the famed silhouette, which appears on all Wyoming Cowboy uniforms.

LARAMIE -- The ...

One-run loss at tournament ends Raiders' baseball season

The Riverton Raiders lost 13-12 to the Rawlins Generals on Friday afternoon in their American Legion baseball district tournament in Laramie.
Rawlins will ...

After big victory to open state, Lander 9-10 stars go 0-2

After picking up a 16-6 victory vs. Gillette on Wednesday, the Lander 9- and 10-year-old all-star team lost two straight baseball games to be eliminated from ...

 
 

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