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No shadow
Punxsutawney, Pa., is two time zones away from Wyoming. That must be why Punxsutawney Phil, the famous weather-forecasting groundhog, is ...

Murder convict dies in prison

(AP) -- Wyoming Department of Corrections officials say a Casper inmate serving a life term for his mother's death has died after battling an ...

Setting up House run, Liz Cheney says energy policy would be her top priority

GILLETTE (AP) -- Liz Cheney formally kicked off her campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat Monday with a newspaper interview in a region hard-hit by a ...

Wyoming digest

Interstate travel treacherous
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of Interstate 80 across southern Wyoming Monday and early Tuesday as a major winter storm brought ...

One killed, two injured in Friday night wreck west of Riverton

The driver fled the scene on foot but was apprehended at a residence nearby.

A Riverton woman died Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover west of ...

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District accepted Christmas trees again this season to help create fish habitat at Ocean Lake in Pavillion. Linnea ...

Case won't go for quick fix using 'rainy day' money

State Sen. Cale Case is in the midst of cancer treatment, but the longtime legislator said his medical issues won't interfere with his duties when the Wyoming ...

Job losses hit 5,400 statewide in 2015 due to energy slide

In what may be the first large-scale energy bust to hit the state in some 30 years, Wyoming's economy contracted in 2015, losing 6,500 jobs, mostly in the ...

Storm sparks three search-and-rescue calls; all successful

In one incident, High Plains Power provided a Sno-Cat which was used to reach a stranded motorist.

Local search and rescue crews responded to three ...

Wind River now faces its biggest challenge of the season Thursday night in Pavillion, hosting a full-strength Wyoming Indian team.

It was another day ...

Coaches defend money spent on UW athletics

Here's what the "The Big Cat" has to say: "you can't shrink your way to prosperity. Downgrading (athletics) at UW seems a senseless thought."
Cowboy fans ...

Lander Valley High School swimmer Ryan Crawford competed in the 100-yard butterfly during the dual meet against Riverton High School at the Lander Swimming ...

Eagles beat Dubois Rams and Meeteetse

St. Stephen's completed a regular-season sweep of the Dubois Rams with an 84-41 win at home on Friday night.
The win, combined with Saturday's 90-67 runaway ...

Lady Wolverines remain winless on season at 0-16

The Riverton High School girls basketball team fell to both Kelly Walsh Friday 43-34 and to Casper Natrona 83-27 Saturday and have yet to find their first win ...

The Tigers lost a pair of road contests, including an overtime game against Jackson.

The Lander Valley High School boys got off to a good start in ...

Basketball pioneer, Wyoming legend Sailors dead at 95

Laramie (AP) - Kenny Sailors, the college basketball Hall of Famer credited by some with being the first to use the modern jump shot, died Saturday. He was ...

Failure to expand Medicaid is 'all about politics, not money'

Editor:
I will be watching to see what important state service is cut from the state budget next month that is the same amount of money that the state could ...

Judge considers sentence trim for Rails to Trails killer

Judge Norman Young is considering a sentence reduction for John Kalani Potter, who -- along with Santana Mendoza -- beat a man to death and severely injured a ...

The Wranglers bounced back from a loss to Greybull with a conference victory Saturday.

Lady Blue bounced back with a vengeance following Friday's ...

Sparing education

The governor makes a good case for protecting K-12 funding, even in down times

Rare is the year when the primary budget makers from the Wyoming ...

 
 

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