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It's not the poetry, but the planet

And 'jet stream' just doesn't rhyme with 'flowers'

April showers bring May flowers, or so the story goes.
Here in Iowa, April has certainly been a ...

Local cowboys and cowgirls show off skills

Young cowboys and cowgirls from across Fremont County hit the trail for Laramie last weekend to compete in a spring rodeo event featuring athletes from all ...

Superdelegates

If Bernie Sanders wanted them, he should have started a long time ago

In 2016, the dogged, determined run for the Democratic presidential nomination ...

Riverton's Naya Shime won the girls eighth-grade 200-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and long jump.

Middle school track and field athletes from across ...

AAU v-ball tourney hits town

Eighty youth volleyball teams from across Wyoming, totaling nearly 600 players, arrive in Riverton gymnasiums Saturday and Sunday for an AAU-sanctioned ...

Wyoming digest

Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming's wolf population has soared and the once-endangered animals are expanding into new ...

Peabody bankruptcy draws attention to coal reclamation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The bankruptcy of Peabody Energy helps draw attention to plans for financially troubled coal companies to cover the potentially huge ...

Children had the chance to talk to, meet, learn about and dance with exotic birds Monday at the Riverton Branch Library. Central Wyoming Aviary, a non-profit ...

Water outlook good: basin 'slightly wet,' flood threat low

Recent storms left the Wind River Basin in a good position water-wise, with snow-water equivalents reaching 108 percent of median at the end of ...

For all of our planning, life sometimes surprises

Did you plan your life when you were young? Did the years follow your plan?
As most of us learn, life often brings surprises.
Like grandkids - some arrive ...

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr.

William J. "Dus" Morton Jr. died Friday March 11, 2016.
Mr. Morton was born on July 17, 1935 in Clay County, Texas where he spent his childhood.
He was the ...

73 and 60

Both numbers will live on in the minds of basketball fans who watched on an April night

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were sent to set a ...

Emotion can hinder perspective

Editor:
I write this letter in response to Scott Akanewich's and Randy Tucker's opinion columns, as well as an editor's note explaining Randy Tucker's ...

After budget session, Miller concerned that state spent too much

Determining how to distribute state funding to cities, towns and counties was by far the biggest controversy of the Wyoming Legislature's 20-day budget session ...

Wolverines hit track in Powell

Riverton's Alec Richardson won both the long and triple jump events.


Riverton's track squad hit the road for a meet in Powell on Saturday ad the ...

After an encouraging weekend of improved play, the Riverton Wolverine boys soccer team took a step backward with a flat performance in a 1-0 loss at Rock ...

Brett Wingert

Riverton native Brett Wingert of Anchorage, Alaska, died Friday, March18, 2016, in Alaska. He was 42 years old. A memorial service took place March 23 in ...

Today

Corrections

- The final sentence of Tueday's page 6 story "A Connecticut cowgirl on New England court" was cut off ...

Do away with recycling 'as soon as possible'

Editor:
May I, as a 93-year-old householder, put in my two cents about recycling?
I have recycled all my life - going by the slogan in World War II "Make it ...

To the test

Important departures from the Wyoming Legislature add importance to the 2016 vote

The first third of 2016 has been an unexpectedly active period for ...

 
 

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