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A large crowd marched nearly a mile up North Federal Blvd. from Riverton City Park to City Hall on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Speeches ...

Mountain lion hunters in Wyoming soon could be allowed to use traps and snares under a bill proposed by state Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander.
House Bill 12 is an ...

Grizzly delist likely in '16, federal bear managers say

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to remove the grizzly bear from the "threatened" list this year.
The designation has given the North American ...

State money shortfall may be costly to airport

The governor's budget proposal for the 2017-18 biennium shows cuts to the Air Service Enhancement Program.

Riverton Regional Airport could receive ...

Canyon crash cleared; speed limit restored

Damage caused by a truck that crashed in Wind River Canyon last week has been repaired
Repair work has slowed down traffic on U.S. 20/Highway 789 since a ...

John "Harvey" Journagan

John "Harvey" Journagan of Lander died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. He was 57.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
Mr. Journagan was born May ...

Geraldine "Geri" Hagar

Former Fremont County resident Geraldine "Geri" Hagar died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, in Phoenix. She was 90 years old.
She was born May 24, 1925, in ...

Coal-lease moratorium affects some state mines; leasing had slowed already

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- At least 30 applications from companies seeking to mine hundreds of millions of tons of coal face suspension as the government reviews ...

Cowboys beat Lobos, 70-68

ALBUQUERQUE - Senior guard Josh Adams notched a career-high 38 points to push the University of Wyoming men's basketball team past New Mexico, 70-68, on ...

Eagle girls overpower two 1-A opponents

If there is a better team in Class 1-A than the St. Stephen's girls, it hasn't shown up yet. The Eagle girls put the mercy rule into effect in back-to-back ...

King Day walk 10 a.m. Monday in Riverton

A Walk for Equality is planned for 10 a.m. Monday in Riverton in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The walk begins at Riverton City Park near the ...

PARADE, VEHICLER00;SHOW START 30TH YEAR; MEDALLION CLUES BEGIN MONDAY

The Wild West Winter Carnival kicked off its 30th year Friday with the annual ...

ETHETE -- Round two goes to the Wind River Cougars.
Just six days earlier Wyoming Indian handed the Wind River boys their first loss of the season in ...

Wyoming's top news

There's no coordinated vote anymore, so here is one newspaper's opinion

A lot of top-10 lists have been shared in recent days, but no top 10 news ...

Shoshoni boys throttle Kemmerer, 79-55

Triston Parrish led the Wranglers with 26 points in a bounceback from a double-overtime loss to Lyman.

The Shoshoni Wranglers left home this weekend ...

Out in Ethete on Friday evening, arguably the two top teams in Class 2-A boys basketball did battle, as the defending state champion Wind River Cougars visited ...

Lander couldn't get untracked against the defending Class 3-A state champion Bison, despite Kobey Simpson's 29 points.

The Lander Tigers ran into a ...

Adventure treks return for 2016

In 2015, Fremont County Museums in Dubois, Lander and Riverton created the Adventure Trek Series to allow visitors the chance to explore the history, culture ...

Alyssa Logue led Lander with 15 points against Buffalo.

Alyssa Logue led the Lander Valley High School Tigers with 15 points as the senior and her ...

The 'war on drugs' still exists

I've always thought the approach was a little misguided, though.

Contrary to the rumor, yes, there is still a "war on drugs." In the current age of ...

 
 

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