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A mom's questions of time

I think I need a wormhole at 4 in the morning

Time is speeding up.
Whether this is true objectively or subjectively depends upon whether I've lost ...

Solution vs. problem

The same-sex marriage bill being aired in the Legislature doesn't have much going for it

There can be a tendency among Wyoming legislators, ...

Digest

Bill would ban powder alcohol
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Senate has passed a bill that would make it illegal to use, buy or sell powdered alcohol in the ...

Pioneering lawmaker Liz Byrd dead at 88

CHEYENNE -- Harriett Elizabeth "Liz" Byrd, the first African-American woman to serve in the Wyoming Legislature, has died at age 88.
Her son, Rep. Jim Byrd of ...

Bill allowing concealed guns in schools, colleges clears next hurdle

CHEYENNE -- The House Judiciary Committee endorsed a bill Wednesday that would allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds ...

WWWC Medallion found on rural road

Not ready to give up quite yet in their search for the Wild West Winter Carnival Medallion on Wednesday, Nic Watts and Dustyn Bartlett of Riverton set out ...

Being human through dance

RHS graduate leads Saturday performance

A Riverton High School graduate is returning to town this weekend to showcase the company she has developed ...

Man found frozen at CWC was intoxicated

Autopsy results show Dominick Arthur, 46, of Fremont County, was intoxicated at the time of his death.
His blood-alcohol content was .24 when he died of ...

Local lawmakers present bill on landfills, energy

CHEYENNE --Two bills sponsored by the Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee advanced Thursday by the Wyoming House of Representatives. ...

Wranglers down Riverside as 2-A Northwest play starts

A pair of convincing victories started the Class 2-A Northwest conference season for the Shoshoni High School Wranglers basketball teams Saturday at ...

Prosser second in Chadron at 182 pounds

He lost in the championship to the nephew of a familiar Riverton High School coach.

Reece Prosser registered three victories on his way to a solid ...

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Births
DENEVAN
A daughter was born to Destiny Marie Denevan of Hudson and James Wesley McLean Denevan of Hudson at 1 p.m. Jan. 14, 2015, at SageWest ...

Riverton High School hosting youth car show Thursday

Riverton High School students will show off their rides at the fourth annual SkillsUSA car show Thursday. The event is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the RHS ...

CWC students experiencing high enrollee success

Central Wyoming College may not enroll as many people as other educational institutions in the state, but administrators say CWC students are likely to ...

Force and law enforcement

RPD report shows value of experience and the need for governments to prioritize it

There is good news in the Riverton Police Department's year-end ...

Digest

Airport may lose $1M in funding
CHEYENNE -- Cheyenne Regional Airport could lose $850,000 to $1 million in federal funding after it failed to meet ...

Committee to hears pros, cons of permitting firearms in schools

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming residents with a concealed carry permit would be allowed to bring their guns onto school grounds and into most public meetings under a bill ...

Grizzly conflicts up in 2014; most involved livestock

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department documented more problems with grizzly bears last year compared to the year before, with most conflicts in 2014 occurring ...

Day at the Legislature

Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 11th day of the 2015 General Session:
FOOD FREEDOM: The House for the third time passed a bill that would ...

Cowboys take momentum into Utah State battle

LOGAN, Utah -- The University of Wyoming men's basketball team has a quick turnaround -- on the road -- after an emotional home victory.
Some coaches would be ...

 
 

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