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August 16, 2016

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Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast. After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make an exception. Faced with a turnaround time of barely over an hour between the semifinal and final,...

 
 By John Davis    Opinion    August 16, 2016

A classification trait turned into something great

What is there about some boys (and some men) that compel them to classify things? My younger son, Dan, when he was 12 and 14, would put together lists of the greatest running backs, the best basketball players, and, as I remember, the highest...

 

Possibility turning into reality for UW's Ebbesen

LARAMIE – In the spring, there was the possibility. Less than week into fall camp, all signs indicate it's going to become reality for Du'Ryan Ebbesen. Ebbesen, a fifth-year senior walk-on, is...

 

Former Cowboy Mason Finley 11th in men's discus in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (Aug. 13, 2016) – Former Cowboys standout Mason Finley wrapped up his time at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio on Saturday, placing 11th in the men’s discus as he became the first American to compete in the final round of...

 

UW considers beer sales at athletic events to raise revenue 

LARAMIE (AP) — The Wyoming athletics department is considering allowing the sale of beer at sporting events to help make up for budget cuts. “There’s no chance of it happening this year, but there is more discussion amongst leadership, in...

 

Amendments on fencing surveys coming before council

WORLAND – The first reading of ordinance No. 837 is scheduled (pertaining to survey requirements) to be read at tonight’s City Council meeting. The ordinance will make amendments to Chapter 24 of the Worland City Code and establish regulations...

 
 By Marcus Huff    News    August 16, 2016

Nowoodstock celebrates 16 years

TEN SLEEP – Nowoodstock, the annual music festival held every August in Ten Sleep, celebrated 16 years last weekend, with a large crowd of music lovers from around the world congregating in Ten...

 

Fire restrictions in the Big Horn Basin

WORLAND – The U.S Forest Service and the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) have issued fire restrictions due to the hot, dry, windy summer which has turned the Big Horn Basin into a tinderbox. Little things that people wouldn’t normally consider...

 

Paul Mathew Hudik

Funeral services for Paul Mathew Hudik will be Tuesday (today) 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Thermopolis. Mr. Hudik died Aug. 12, 2016, at the Casper Hospice Center Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family.... Full story

 

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