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For most of his adult life, Calvin Sanders has been a champion of youth athletics in the Big Horn Basin, as a coach and as a longtime umpire for Little League Baseball.

A day in the life of a red shirt

By the time the rising sun illuminated the changing trees in the Greybull River Valley, Scott Werbelow was already on the job. It looked to be a busy day at the office. Werbelow’s office — the entirety of the Big Horn Basin — has one heck of a view.

Couple appeals county’s approval of group home

Saying they’ve been “irreparably harmed,” a couple is going to court to challenge a decision that would allow a group home to be constructed near their house in rural Powell.

At a time when common ground is hard to find on a football field, much less in Washington, a panel of Wyomingites tackled some of the toughest issues facing America at a Sunday forum.

A community meeting to address Powell’s need for more affordable housing may have generated more questions than answers, as local rental property owners voiced their concerns over a proposed apartment project that would be subsidized with tax credits.

State may give bigger loan to Cody Labs

Cody Laboratories, approved for an $11 million low-interest loan from the State of Wyoming last year, may be allowed to borrow $23 million instead.

Facebook causes headache for photographer

Company gives no explanation for suspending Greg Wise’s account

Greg Wise didn’t know what to do with himself last week: He was in Facebook jail.

The swollen creek almost sounds like applause as robins, yellow-rumped warblers and chipmunks pick through the leftovers from late night raids on ripe berries by resident bears. Yellow leaves freckled with brown, hanging on tight in the rain, are still in the minority. But they won’t be for long in the Shoshone National Forest.

A landscaping method used by a contractor likely saved money in 1984, but now its results will likely cost Northwest College millions of dollars in residence hall repairs.

Wapiti billboard draws controversy

Commissioners decline to bend rules for sign

Park County regulations allowed a Wapiti man to put up a billboard along the North Fork Highway, but they’ll bar him from using it to promote other people’s businesses.

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