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2015 Governor's Arts Awards accepting nominations

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards.
Established in 1982, the Governor's Arts Awards recognize excellence in ...

Hard labor would be good punishment for DUI offenses

Editor:
This might sound outrageous to some people, but I think it might be wrong to treat DUI drivers as common criminals. There was news in the paper about ...

Survey suggests slowdown in rural parts of 10 states

The Rural Mainstreet Index dipped into negative territory at 49 in September from August's 50.

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests that the economy ...

CWC insurance up, but increase relatively small

The cost for property and liability insurance at Central Wyoming College went up by about $3,600 this year, to about $282,500.
Ron Granger, CWC's vice ...

Devils Tower

Unlike Denali in Alaska, changing the landmark's name has no consensus behind it in Wyoming

No Wyoming landmark surpasses Devils Tower in terms of ...

Familiar Laramie tech school sold, but students still thriving

LARAMIE -- For WyoTech, 2015 has been a year of changes.
The technical college was purchased by Zenith Education group after its former owner, Corinthian ...

Wind River's alternative high school on the way after state gives go-ahead

Fremont County School District 6 is gearing up to open its new alternative high school in Pavillion after getting approval from the Wyoming Department of ...

A very different military in the 1970s

An old ad from a sports shows how much recruiting has changed.

An unexpected message on our home phone earlier this summer brought a trip to the ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

Entries sought for Make it with Wool Contest

Wool-loving fiber artists of all ages are being called to enter the Riverton area's 2015 Make it with Wool Contest in November.
The contest starts at 10 a.m. ...

Moran canvas of Wyoming sight to be sold

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- The C.M. Russell Museum will offer a painting by Thomas Moran for sale during its annual benefit auction next year.
The Moran oil ...

A beautiful day on golf course, with no golfers

The wind whipped across the hills, blowing raindrops sideways and rustling the leaves of the trees as the sun struggled to regain its grip on the uneven ...

The Wolverine team total of 65 points bested second-place Worland's 87.

Riverton High School's Trysta Stingley flew around the hills and dales of the ...

Trustee steps down from Wyoming Indian school board

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has appointed Richard Singer to replace Lloyd Winn who stepped down from the office in August.
Winn ...

Bears in Yellowstone used to be fed potato chips from car window

Editor:
Reading the news and letters about wild animals and people in Yellowstone, I wonder how many people these days know how things used to be? I remember ...

Learning moment for parents

We all got one this week from Wyoming news

Have you ever wanted to teach your kid a lesson?
A hard lesson?
A lesson that he or she won't ...

Experts and interest rates

The Fed stood pat on Thursday, but does that prove anyone right?

A suspenseful build-up now accompanies each quarterly meeting of the Federal Reserve ...

Digest

Teacher suspended after sex with kids
The Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board has suspended the teaching license of a Douglas woman accused ...

UW to focus on transition

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will focus on a smooth transition to a new president in the coming year.
President Dick McGinity outlined future goals ...

Bombers now flying huge new training area

The U.S. Air Force says the expansion significantly boosts training opportunities for air crews.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The first military flying operations ...

 
 

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