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CST Power Poll: Top girls' spots seemingly locked going into 2A/1A regionals

1. Cheyenne East (21-1), Last week 1: The Thunderbirds avoided near disaster against Laramie to take a 15-game winning streak into the regular-season finale against rival Central.


The future of hemp in Wyoming

WORLAND - With the Wyoming Legislature seeking to authorize funds to establish an industrial hemp pilot program, WESTI Ag Days organizers made sure to include a discussion of hemp on the agenda last week.


Jumpers break 10k goal at frigid fundraiser

The temperature may have hovered in the mid 40s, but anyone who has lived in Douglas long enough knows that is not the only factor when taking wet winter risks in the month of February. The famed Wyoming winds howled as jumpers took the plunge into frigid waters last Friday, all with smiles on their


What Is the Most Iconic Restaurant in Wyoming?

Many would argue this is the restaurant that defines the state. Gosh, I love to eat. It's just a fact that food and I will always be best friends. From cooking to consuming, and even the nap afterward, there are few things in life that bring me more joy. At some point in my life I would love to trav


Wyoming Legislature tackles penal system reform but will it be enough?

WYOMING – The Wyoming Legislature passed a slate of bills aimed at tackling criminal justice reinvestment in Wyoming. Based on recommendations from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, formed after a nearly yearlong study, the bills offer science-based solutions to the pressures on


Never Say Die: Bearcats overcome 11-point deficit in 4th to cage Bison

For the second time in a week, the Douglas Bearcats came through in the clutch behind a boisterous home crowd. Trailing the top-ranked team in the state 50-39 to begin the fourth quarter, they chipped away one possession at a time. They remained calm behind their steadfast head coach. And down the s


Wyoming Hemp + CBD Bill Goes Up In Smoke

After passing the Wyoming State House of Representatives by a vote of 60-0, a bill to regulate the industrial use of hemp and hemp-based CBD products in the state was defunded yesterday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.


Town Crier: Friday's Highlights

Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 1124 Elma, Imitate the Image Church; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m,. 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 328-1/2 E. A, closed; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 10 p.m., 917 N. Beech. D


1 found dead after hotel fire in northern Wyoming

SHERIDAN — One person has been found dead after a structure fire in northern Wyoming. KROE-AM reports that the fire occurred Wednesday night in a hotel on Main Street in Sheridan. The name of the victim was not immediately released.


Wyoming Lawmakers Debate Boating-Under-Influence Limit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers took another step toward lowering the state's legal limit for boating under the influence of alcohol after debating Thursday whether to exempt people using unpowered watercraft and small motorboats.


4 Wyoming Schools Closed Thursday After Case of Bacterial Meningitis [UPDATED]

Three elementary schools and a junior/senior high school in southern Wyoming were not in session Thursday following a recent case of bacterial meningitis. The closure impacts the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow, as well as the Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow Junior/Senior


Converse County Authorities Arrest Drunk Driver After I-25 Chase

Law enforcement officers in Converse County arrested a motorist who was reported as suicidal and homicidal on Sunday evening, according to a news release from the Converse County Sheriff's Office.


Wyoming prepares to defy feds with grizzly hunt, enviro groups sue state

WYOMING – No stranger to flaunting state control over federal oversight, Wyoming lawmakers passed legislation that would by all intent allow a grizzly bear hunting season even as the animal is under federal protection.


Is Wyoming Ready For The New Pizza From Papa Johns?

For single bachelors such as myself, pizza is kind of a staple in our diets. I'm not saying that I eat it for every meal every day of the week, but somehow it does wind up being a dinner choice at least one night of the week.


Can You Use ‘Wyoming’ As a Verb? It’s More Fun Than It Sounds.

Ok, we are going to be turning a noun into a verb, stick with me it is more fun than it sounds. A Reddit user posted a question that I can't stop thinking about. They asked what if Wyoming was a verb? I'm not sure what the phrase really means in this context. It may be inappropriate. It might be syn


Timber sale along Wyoming Highway 230 may temporarily impact travelers

LARAMIE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - A salvage timber sale that is operating alongside Wyoming Highway 230 in south Albany Co., Wyo., has resulted in a temporarily closed Forest Road and could impact highway travelers as trucks are hauling product from the sale site.


Cold Weather And Snow In Forecast For SE Wyoming

Snow and cold temperatures are expected in southeast Wyoming through Friday, according to the Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service. The service issued this statement on its website on Thursday morning:


Taco John’s presents donation to Climb Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Every year, Taco John’s celebrates the holiday season by offering its, Nachos Navidad. During the promotion, guests that order the festive menu item are encouraged to make a donation to a local charity in the area. In addition to customer donations, Taco John’s in Cheyenne donated a


Wyoming designates tough salamander as state amphibian

Salamanders don’t often elicit feelings of admiration. A moist, yellow and brown soft-skinned salamander says “giggles” more than “cowboy tough.” But make no mistake, the blotched tiger salamander is one tough customer. And now it’s the state amphibian.


Wyoming House, Senate offer different views on crossover voting

CHEYENNE – The vastly divergent views on how to close off primary elections to party switchers between the Senate and the House have been on full display this week. This session, both the House and Senate passed bills that would alter the ability of voters to switch their party affiliation to partic