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Dinner buyer 'will be rewarded' for a kindly act

Editor:
This is to thank the person or persons who paid for our family's dinner at the Sundowner on Oct. 28. It was much appreciated to know that there are ...

Ryan's start

'New day' pronouncements must be balanced with political reality

Anyone one who either hoped or worried that new Speaker of the House Paul Ryan might ...

Digest

First widespread snow arrives in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The first substantial snowstorm of fall is moving across Wyoming.
Snow already began piling up ...

Cheyenne wants to settle shooting involving officer to avoid court trial

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The city of Cheyenne and the Cheyenne Police Department are asking for a judgment in a negligence lawsuit filed after a 2011 police-involved ...

CWC to sell old Lander center

With the recent completion of the new Lander Center building on Leedy Boulevard, Central Wyoming College is looking to sell its old facility on the county ...

Three arrested, bound over for alleged involvement in meth in Riverton, reservation

The case involved surveillance by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

State police say they recently busted three Riverton ...

Center of Hope gunman wants work records for sentencing

The Riverton man convicted of a fatal shooting this summer at the Center of Hope detoxification and rehabilitation facility wants to use records of his public ...

The results of a community survey conducted by R Recreation in August showed that a majority of respondents are in favor of a recreation center in Riverton. ...

Clay Johnson has had a successful season in this, his maiden voyage at the collegiate level of competition.
The Central Wyoming College freshman cross country ...

Michael S. Kenyon

Former Shoshoni resident Michael S. Kenyon, 45, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2015, from an accident at his home in Pine Haven, Wyoming.
A private family viewing is ...

Donald Thompson

Donald Thompson, 75, of Lander, died due to a long-term illness on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, with family by his side.
Cremation has taken place, and at his ...

Curtain falling on prep career tough deal

It happens in all sports, but football is different.
It is that moment for players when all but a select few, those who will be lucky enough to play college ...

Riverton woman featured in cancer campaign

A Riverton woman's story is being told in all Smith's Food & Drug stores in seven states in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in ...

'Cadillac tax' takes value from most health coverage

More health insurance upheaval is coming your way. The value of your health insurance is shrinking, and you may be paying more for less this year and in years ...

New Frontier Academy does a 'noble' job with students

Editor:
May I congratulate the Frontier Academy? To quote on old Ranger comic from years gone buy, IR00;was "unclear on the concept" at the beginning.
I ...

Tuesday notes

Mr. J. Frost
Officially, we did get a killing frost before Nov. 1, but it was close. Riverton Regional Airport posted an official low temperature of 26 ...

Digest

CWD found in new elk hunt area
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says chronic wasting disease has been found in a new elk hunt ...

Hathaway could get more money from legislators

SHERIDAN (AP) -- State lawmakers are working to make changes to Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship in response to the increasing cost of tuition at the University ...

Big training run at bigger site scheduled for December

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The first large-scale exercise in a huge bomber training area over the Northern Plains is scheduled for early next month.
The exercise ...

 
 

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