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Santa letter duty is an annual delight
The first Santa letter arrived the day after Thanksgiving. We finally typed up the last one Tuesday morning.
There ...

In Merry Measure

Celebrate Christmas this year with a song in your heart

Many of the Christmas carols we sing in 2015 date to the mid-19th century, which is about the ...

NORAD to track Santa all night long

Santa Claus is coming to town, and for the 60th consecutive year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will continue its tradition of telling ...

A 'white Christmas' likely across the county

If your definition of "white Christmas" is snowfall on Dec. 25, then this year fits the bill.
Weather forecasters predict as much as an 80 percent chance for ...

Christmas break for Wind River Job Corp began Dec. 17 and will last through Jan. 6.
But not everyone there is heading home for the holidays.
Of the 135 ...

Sports provides a family far from home at Christmas

It's only the second occasion in my 45 years on God's green earth when I won't be in a place called California for Christmas.
Even when I was stationed in ...

BSU pounds Northern Illinois, 55-7

SAN DIEGO (TNS) -- It took all of three plays and 58 seconds on a cloudy Wednesday afternoon for Boise State to prove that its trip to San Diego was for ...

The Riverton High School volleyball standout signed a national letter of intent Wednesday.

Brooklenn Thompson has grown up with Central Wyoming ...

Love and belief

Again this year, a long-ago Santa letter speaks to our deepest feelings

What is the nicest thing anyone ever said to you?
A girl writing a letter to ...

County challenges tax-free university housing status

LARAMIE (AP) -- Attorneys for the Albany County Assessor are asking District Court to reverse a 2013 decision by the Albany County Board of Equalization that ...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Wild bison will be allowed to migrate out of Yellowstone National Park and stay in parts of Montana year-round under a Tuesday move by ...

Wyoming asks feds to reconsider coal emissions

The petition claims the final EPA rule is stricter than an
earlier draft.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is asking the U.S. Environmental ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire convict appeals
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming man convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill his parents is asking a federal appeals ...

Fremont County law enforcement officers assisted deserving children with Christmas shopping Saturday at Walmart in the annual "Shop with a Cop" event. Officer ...

That's too bad, because this would be a great year for it.

I taught history and coached football, basketball and track a long time ago at Niobrara ...

Cowboys lose close one, 90-82 90-82

LARAMIE -- Senior guard Josh Adams posted his first double-double with career highs of 37 points and 10 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's ...

RPD officer bitten by suspect; BAC of .398

A Riverton police officer was injured Saturday after being bitten by an intoxicated woman who claimed to be under the influence of methamphetamine.
The police ...

Churches planning special events for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Christmas and Christmas Eve services and programs are planned at spiritual sites throughout Fremont County.

Christmas Eve
- The earliest Christmas ...

Judge won't allow state to try for new death penalty in Eaton case

A federal judge has handed the state of Wyoming another setback in its effort to execute the former Riverton man convicted of killing a young Montana woman ...

With 1 percent money in hand, county to improve gravel roadways

The Fremont County Transportation Department has identified roads that will receive new gravel using optional 1 percent sales tax funds. The first such ...

 
 

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