File photo of wild mustangs near McCullough Peaks. Photo by Dennis Donohue/Shutterstock.

Public Comment Opens on Proposed Wild Horse Gather for Red Desert Complex

(Lander,Wyo.) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lander and Rawlins field offices are accepting public comments prior to preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) on a proposed wild horse gather in the Red Desert Herd Management (HMA) and surrounding area to be placed on the national schedule.

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Warmer today, party sunny skies after morning fog; Snow returning Tuesday

(Riverton, Wyo.) – It will be sightly warmer in the Wind River Basin today with a high temperature in the low 20s. Party Sunny skies will return this afternoon after morning valley fog and low clouds dissipate. The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport also predicts cold and snow returning on Tuesday after a mild winter day Monday.

Wyoming's Adam Kalms is the WAC 100 Freestyle champion. The Pokes finished third at the conference meet.

Wyoming Swimming and Diving placed Third in WAC Finals; Kalms 1st in 100 Free

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Feb. 28, 2015) – The Cowboy swimming and diving team wrapped up the Western Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday evening in the Palo Alto College Aquatics Center in San Antonio, Texas. The Cowboys finished third with 691.5 points. UNLV won their second-consecutive WAC title with 715.5 points. Air Force finished second at 705.5 points.

LVHS's Kyle Carey, pictured here about to pin an opponent earlier this year, finished third at state. Photo by Amanda Winchester.

Five County Wrestlers capture State Championships; McConnell repeats for Lander

(Casper, Wyo.) – Here are the Fremont County results from the Wyoming State Wrestling Tournament in Casper that concluded Saturday night. County wrestlers captured five individual state titles. Winning crowns for Shoshoni were Connor Wilkinson, Patrick Forster and Galen LaGois. Mark McConnell is a three-time state champion for Lander Valley, and Reece Prosser claimed Riverton’s lone individual title:

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Adams’ 24 Points Not Enough in UW’s 69-57 Loss at UNLV

LAS VEGAS (Feb. 28, 2015) – Junior guard Josh Adams scored 24 points, but the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team dropped a 69-57 game at UNLV on Saturday night. The Pokes (21-8, 10-6 MW) were within three with eight minutes left, but the Rebels (16-13, 7-9 MW) responded with a 10-0 run to beat the Cowboys for the 14th-straight time in the Thomas & Mack Center.