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Higher ed in state is more than university, leaders stress

Community college officials want to engage the public and industry leaders in efforts to promote the benefits of higher education outside of the University of ...

State says it still should be allowed to try to reinstate Eaton death penalty

Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a the former Riverton resident convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty ...

The Fort Washakie High School class of 2015 was the largest graduating class in the district's history.
Fort Washakie principal Shad Hamilton said the high ...

Wyoming Indian High School celebrates 15 in class of 2015

Families and community members celebrated the graduation of 15 Wyoming Indian High School seniors May 17 at the school's gymnasium.
The graduates are Derek ...

Utility offering funds for renewable energy projects

Rocky Mountain Power has announced that funding applications for its Blue Sky program's renewable energy projects are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
Funding is ...

ROCK SPRINGS -- The Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans soccer team scored one first half goal but poured on four more after halftime to end the Riverton Lady Wolverines ...

AAU volleyball team to play in Las Vegas

The first two days are pool-play format, with bracket play on Monday.

Slam-N-Jam, an AAU volleyball team based in Riverton, is off to Las Vegas this ...

Parrish leaps to Class 2-A long jump title

CASPER -- Shoshoni junior Triston Parrish put the heat on himself with a pair of faults on this first two jumps in the long jump preliminaries. On his third ...

New Riverton Country Club golf pro Bernie Blan has kept the annual Saltwater Classic one of the elite golf tournaments in the region.
The golfers open the ...

Catholic college offering distance learning courses

Wyoming Catholic College has launched a new Center for Distance Learning, which will offer a six-session course beginning June 2.
Courses will be taught by ...

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Deaths
BRUNNER
June Marie Brunner, 87, of Lander, died Thursday, May 21, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander with her children at her side. A ...

Religious apps allow users to have greater understanding of Bible

Having smartphone, tablets and other mobile devices around has made information, opinions and our ability to work closer at hand. This is mostly a good thing. ...

Could cloud seeding be causing this?

Editor:
Who needs cloud seeding when it rains every day? I am not old-time Wyoming like some people, but I have been in the state for 19 years in one place or ...

Who's listening?

National Security Agency phone spying hard to package politically

It's now been more than two weeks since a federal court ruled that the federal ...

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Counterfeiters plead guilty
CASPER -- A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to counterfeiting-related charges in federal court in Casper.
The ...

Woman who would not drop knife shot to death by officers

GILLETTE -- Officers in northeast Wyoming shot and killed a 39-year-old woman armed with a knife after other means to stop her, including a stun gun, ...

Stressed Saratoga nursing home to be managed by 'turnaround' expert

SARATOGA -- The Montana company taking over a nursing home in southern Wyoming specializes in turning around troubled facilities, but the Saratoga facility ...

Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Second charge for Lander stabbing suspect, but judge lowers man's bond to $5,000

The man charged with stabbing two people in Lander now faces a second count of aggravated assault and battery.
Luis Manuel Varba, 23, waived his preliminary ...

Rising health costs drive bigger library budget request

The Fremont County Library System is asking to bump up its budget in the coming fiscal year.
System director Tracy Cook told Fremont County Commissioners that ...

 
 

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