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Last week, House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, and his Republicans declared that they had two clear goals in this fall's battle over federal spending: no ...

Tuesday notes

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As each chilly day passes, it seems more likely that we won't be the recipients of an extended period of fine fall weather in Fremont ...

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Wyo.-Mont. fight to court
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A legal clash over water rights on the arid Northern Plains is bound for trial as attorneys for Montana ...

With crash imminent, pilot relied on training and flew into trees

POWELL -- When he flew out of Cody's Yellowstone Regional Airport on Friday evening, Jim Betzold had no reason to think the flight was going to be any different ...

Woman from Torrington to vie with Maxfield for Sec. of State

Jennifer Young of Torrington has announced her candidacy for Wyoming Secretary of State Saturday in Cheyenne on the Constitution Party ticket.
The 46-year ...

Federal shutdown means furlough for 20 at DEQ

The entity is a state agency, but some jobs are funded with federal money.

More than 20 state workers in Fremont County have been furloughed due to ...

Pitt facing new federal charges; trial scheduled to start Nov. 18

The Hudson man accused of leading a methamphetamine distribution ring in Fremont County is to stand trial Nov. 18 in federal court in Casper on new charges. ...

Thomas Oliver Younge

Thomas Oliver Younge, of Dubois, died peacefully Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at his home. He was 85 years old.
Per his request, there will be no services. ...

Poor second half dooms Cougars in 18-6 home loss to Burlington

PAVILLION -- Wind River put together its best half of football on the season in the opening two periods Friday but faded in the second half to fall 18-6 to ...

Wranglers upset losers to Riverside

It wasn't what Shoshoni expected of the Riverside Rebels Friday at home.
Riverside had a single win on the season entering Friday's game, but the Rebels were ...

A win this week over Rock Springs would give Riverton an automatic state tournament berth.

A weekend sweep moved Riverton to 6-3 in conference play ...

Rustler spikers sweep pair of road matches

The Central Wyoming College Rustlers volleyball team started off a two-game road trip in a 25-19, 25-20, 25-17, victory over Eastern Wyoming College Friday ...

DUBOIS -- It's almost six months until the opening of track season, but you couldn't tell at Dubois Friday afternoon. The defending Class 1-A 6-man champion ...

The Tigers are 2-4 on the season, but both wins are in the East 3-A conference.

A suffocating defense lifted the Lander Tigers to a 21-0 victory ...

Friday's victory over Torrington was Riverton's fouth straight of the 2013 football season.

Victimized by two big plays and trailing in the second ...

Let's banish the Hitler comparisons

Such loose language trivializes the barbaric inhumaneness of Hitler's holocaust.

"Why is it that when political ammunition runs low, inevitably the ...

Welcome to the Nanny Age

Everything is watched, and the intrusions keep on growing.

It's a strange symbol for a national flag, but the African nation of Mozambique on its ...

Of course Common Core is political, and for good reason

Editor:
Oct. 8 was a morning ringing with anticipation and hope. The concerned citizens of Wyoming were finally granted their own special spot on the agenda ...

Cold cases

Three of them have 'warmed up' virtually at the same time

When local historians look back on the fall of 2013, they swill detect an unexpected trend ...

Wyoming digest

Ranchers ask help after stock losses
GALLATIN GATEWAY, Mont. -- A couple of Montana groups are asking ranchers in the region to help South Dakotans hit ...

 
 

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