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Man faces charges in rail employee death
KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) -- A 23-year-old man accused of killing a Utah train worker in western Wyoming has waived ...

Cleaning machines: District hopes to have buses ready by Monday

The vehicles were damaged in a fire March 13.

Riverton school officials hope the district's buses will be ready for use again by next week.
The ...

UW to open American Indian Center

By July of this year, the facility that currently houses the University of Wyoming Honors Program will become the new American Indian Center.
The facility is ...

Memorial Wall replica dedicated

CHEYENNE (TNS) - Cheyenne resident Steve Harrington started writing poetry in 1970 when he was serving in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. When he was ...

Wyo. PBS head optimistic about federal funding

President Donald Trump proposed cutting the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in his budget request this month.

Representatives from the Wyoming ...

Legislation provides more licenses for bar, grill operators

Only one of three available bar and grill liquor licenses is currently being used in Riverton.

The City of Riverton will be able to provide three ...

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Corrections


The caption for the lead picture with Sunday's front-page story "I didn't think I'd live" should have said ...

Impacts of energy bust could last for six years, county treasurer says

By 2022, the county's assessed value is projected to be 31 percent less than it was in 2016.

A year ago, Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger ...

Wyoming coal backers hope for rebound after Trump signs energy executive order

Some question whether the order will achieve the desired outcomes.

CHEYENNE (TNS) - President Donald Trump's latest executive order shifts American ...

New Shull trial scheduled for August

Jeremiah Shull, whose first-degree murder conviction was overturned by the Wyoming Supreme Court last month, is set to be re-tried this August in Fremont ...

Bebout: Senators understood value of conservative budgeting during session

When Eli Bebout served as Wyoming House Speaker 17 years ago, he says local newspaper headlines looked the same as they did this year as he took the gavel as ...

R Recreation is offering a series of dance classes this spring, introducing the community to styles from country swing to ballroom, jitterbug and Latin dance. ...

New recycling program starts Monday in Riverton

A revamped recycling program goes into effect Monday for Riverton residents.
The new system is the product of focus group discussions involving "diverse ...

The boys basketball team was awarded a good sportsmanship award from officials in February after a game against Ten Sleep High School.

By Alejandra ...

Sports

Cowboys set to host Game 2 of CBI finals

LARAMIE - The Cowboys return to the friendly confines of the Arena-Auditorium on Wednesday in a must win game against Coastal Carolina at 7 p.m.
After the ...

Wind River, Shoshoni, St. Stephen's and Western Heritage competed at the Bill Gerrard Invitational.

By Scott Akanewich
Sports Editor

On Saturday, ...

Opinion / Community

When the water comes

Flood response always will outweigh preparation, but the equation could be more balanced

When a rainstorm clears this time of year in the valleys of ...

Task force on pathways working on state report

Editor:
The 13-member Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force, created by legislative action in the 2016 session, continues to meet and work on the ...

Re-think Medicaid

With the new health law going nowhere, Wyoming still could expand eligibility

In the minds of many in Wyoming, sacrificing some benefits available ...

 

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