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Judge tosses some claims in Earhart wreckage case

CHEYENNE --It's been more than 75 years since aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra vanished somewhere over the South Pacific yet the mystery of ...

State health exchange questions remain

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services plans to
launch the insurance website Oct. 1.

CHEYENNE --The federal government stands ready next ...

Man sentenced to six years for possession of child pornography

The 30-year-old also will have to pay a $100 special assessment and a $400 fine.

Charles Lee Caines, 30, of Riverton, has been sentenced to six years ...

County to share attorney fees with insurer in civil rights voting case

Fremont County is likely to pay less than one-tenth of the $960,000 of attorney fees awarded to plaintiffs in the 2005 civil rights voting case against the ...

Snyder: District 25 enrollment 'bubble is here to stay'

More students are enrolled in Riverton schools this year, and Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder thinks the increase will become the ...

Riverton airport enplanement figures on target for fed mandate

Ten thousand passengers a year have to board at the facility for it to receive federal funding for maintenance and operations costs.

The Riverton ...

Rylan Peranteaux looked at bandmate Bryan VanSkike as he aligned himself during Riverton High School marching band practice Tuesday at Wolverine Field. Band ...

Wolverine swimmers to Lander for Thursday dual

The Riverton High School swim team will continue its season Thursday afternoon with a dual meet at Lander.
The meet is set to begin at 4 p.m. at the Lander ...

Hill wins steer-wrestling buckle at Chadron rodeo

Veteran Central Wyoming College Rustler cowboy Coltin Hill recorded the quickest time on his way to winning the steer wrestling title Sunday at the Chadron ...

The Shoshoni Wranglers picked up five consecutive victories on the volleyball court Saturday to claim the Thermopolis Invitational title.
Shoshoni capped off ...

We can have both art and coal

And let's not ask college trustees to be art critics

Run trustees, run.
Do not get into the business of being Wyoming's art censors.
That's not ...

Make things right with loved ones while you can

Editor:
Over the past several years and more recently felt by the families close to those we have lost this year, so far, I pray for those we must lose ...

Pay for the truck

Even as investigations continue, some parties ought to cover costs for the Pavillion water truck

By now, feelings are deeply ingrained in the case of ...

Educators getting first look at new evaluation process for schools

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education has given educators in the state a sneak preview of how state schools will be graded on accountability.
The ...

Ag secretary backs South Dakota in spat over railroad

Track in Wyoming is involved in the case.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture is backing South Dakota in the state's effort to make sure ...

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Horses still need WNV vaccine
CHEYENNE -- Despite the onset of fall, cases of West Nile Virus in horses continue to be reported throughout the state of ...

Wyoming sees tamer wildfire season in 2013

While neighboring states saw large wildfires this summer, Wyoming had a comparatively tame fire season due to timely rain, fewer dry lightning strikes and ...

Officials label Burroughs Fire inactive, lift all closures in area

The Burroughs Fire north of Dubois has been labeled inactive, and all closures in the area have been lifted.
"There's just nothing really happening to it ...

Storm drops 9 inches of snow on Togwotee Pass

The mountains above Dubois were transformed overnight by a winter storm that dropped 9 inches of snow on Togwotee Pass by 11:30 a.m., officials said.
"It got ...

Judge orders county to cover attorney fees of plaintiffs in 2005 civil rights case

The majority of the $960,000 bill will be paid by the county's insurance provider.

A federal judge has awarded $960,000 in attorney fees to ...

 
 

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