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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 ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Family files civil suit in death of child at intersection

Family members have initiated a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of a 7-year-old Riverton struck and killed by a motorist.
Filings do not yet name ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Family sets up Joe McGowan Fund to honor Lander man, benefit community

The initial hope is to build the fund up to $25,000 and award a $1,000 grant every year.

An endowment fund has been established in honor of the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Gas, uranium projects progressing slowly in review and permitting

Two energy development projects in the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office territory are moving forward.
Sage grouse and wild horses also are areas ...

Ben S. Ridgley has joined the Northern Arapaho Business Council after being sworn into office Sept. 8. He fills a vacancy left by Richard Brannan who resigned ...

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Deaths
CLEAVENGER
Lyle T. (Chuck) Cleavenger, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 13, at his home in Lander with his grandchildren by his side. Visitation will be ...

After loss at NC, Riverton spikers come home Tuesday

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will look to regain winning form Tuesday evening in the first home match of the season against the Rock Springs ...

The Star Valley Braves ran, cut, powered and threw for 557 yards against Riverton and withstood a late Wolverine surge to gain their second win of the young ...

Pilot lands plane on narrow I-80 section

CHEYENNE -- A pilot has survived crash-landing a small airplane on a steep, winding section of Wyoming interstate highway known to be treacherous for ...

Aussie cowboys finding success at true-West Cody Nite Rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls looking to improve their skills often spend a summer or two at the Cody Nite Rodeo.
This year that group included several Australians. A ...

Drivers must be responsive to emergency vehicles on road

Editor:
As the interim director of Fremont County Ambulance, I want to inform all Fremont County residents that there are ambulances and expedition command ...

A house built, sealed and delivered

Labor Day was the 20th anniversary of our first night in the place we built.

"There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house ...

Death on the job

Wyoming is one of the worst for it, and we're probably going to stay that way

A couple of years ago, with work-related fatalities unacceptably ...

 
 

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