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More workers, more jobs in county than a year ago; jobless rate a bit higher, too

Fremont County's unemployment rate is higher than it was a year ago, but other figures paint a better picture of the jobs market.
In its newest report, the ...

Riverton's second Nativity Celebration Community Event was hosted Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Riverton High School and Middle ...

City renews with PAWS for animal control work

The City of Riverton has renewed its lease agreement with the Paws for Life Animal Shelter at 515 South Smith Road.
The city Council approved the action Dec. ...

Yellowbear files complaint alleging persecution on religious grounds

Convicted baby-killer Andrew Yellowbear Jr. filed a civil rights complaint against several prison staff, claiming he's been mistreated because of his success ...

Budget trims cash set aside originally for WLRC upgrade

Gov. Matt Mead is recommending $20 million saved up to renovate the Wyoming Life Resource Center and Wyoming State Hospital go toward covering a budget ...

Amid shortfall, Mead tells lawmakers school funding a big worry

Coal downturn at heart of the issue

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead says he believes the state can pay for government operations over the next two years ...

St. Stephen's rode the roller coaster a year ago, but that experience, tied with high numbers and a group of talented seniors, make the Eagles a favorite to ...

The Rustlers followed up a loss with a big win, scoring over 100 points in the process.

Friday night wasn't very kind to the Central Wyoming College ...

RHS head coach Jay Galey has his Big Red wrestlers on point heading into the new season.

Blood, sweat and tears have already been shed as the ...

I have seen the future.
It came to me just before Thanksgiving in a cardboard box.
It is a cardboard box.
And if you were watching the fourth quarter of ...

Wyoming and the West digest

Bomber training termed successful
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The first U.S. Air Force training exercise in the recently expanded Powder River Training ...

Mead, western govs back pre-screening tourists

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Governors from 19 Western states called Friday for expansion of a program that screens international travelers at airports abroad, in a bid to ...

Charles Richard Busby

A memorial service for former Lander resident Charles Richard Busby was at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church in Casper. Mr. Busby ...

Walter Allen Reid

Former Lander resident Walter Allen Reid of Corpus Christi, Texas, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. He was 30 years old.
He was born Nov. 8, 1985 ...

Tourism focus could add millions to Capitol project

Lawmakers are considering a plan to make the State Capitol a more attractive site for tourists and student groups once the planned three-year renovation is ...

'Land grab' by government is about more than sage grouse

Editor:
The delisting of the sage grouse as an endangered species was applauded by many in our state. Then, surprise, surprise, it was followed up by the ...

Answers usually found in the middle

But it's the extremists who get the most attention.

A Jew, a black guy and a redneck walk into a bar.This, or something a lot like it, is the ...

UW names three finalists for presidency

University candidates
Jeremy Hafner
Rochester Institute of ...

Cowboys lose OT thriller to Cal, 78-72

LARAMIE - The University of Wyoming men's basketball team had a two-point lead with less than three minutes remaining in overtime, but California closed the ...

Staff members at Riverton's Center of Hope and at Volunteers of America - Northern Rockies were recognized for their work during an awards ceremony Nov. 18 in ...

 
 

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