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Calculating the cost of happiness

It's not likely to have a dollars-and-cents price tag attached.

We've all heard that money can't buy happiness, but there is a lot more to the ...

Forest chief set

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has a new supervisor. Tricia O'Connor will start as the forest's new supervisor in February.
The B-T covers parts of ...

Airport to fall short of 10,000 boardings

Riverton Regional Airport will not reach the 10,000-passenger mark this year.
Through November, the airport hadn't come close to the boarding count it had ...

Two of the elite men's junior college basketball teams in the Region IX North division open up league play against the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
CWC ...

Go team, go

The college football playoff might or might not be better, but we all still watch

To borrow shamelessly from the old song, the hills are alive with ...

Gillette-to-Denver jet flights to start in February

GILLETTE -- Jet flights between Gillette and Denver are scheduled to begin in February.
Gillette-Campbell County Airport Executive Director Jay Lundell says ...

The tournament once featured every varsity team in the county, but the field has thinned in recent years.

The final Fremont County Shootout is ...

Researchers use math to deduce famed pool's color before man-made pollution

With a little mathematics and some scientific wizardry, Joseph Shaw and two of his colleagues have put the glory back in Yellowstone National Park's Morning ...

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Births
BORN
A son was born to Kristie Asay of Riverton and Matt Born of Riverton at 7:56 p.m. Nov. 6 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Even my two football-playing sons have doubts about the sport

Combined participation among the four "big" sports is down 4 percent since 2008.

I watched more football, and enjoyed more football, this past ...

Turner tops Evanston field at 152 to pace RHS mat performance

In the team standings, the Wolverines were sixth with 87 points.

T.J. Turner opened his senior wrestling season by taking an individual title ...

Prosecutors should have known woman died from wreck

Editor:
Prosecutors say they "weren't aware" that the older lady injured in the wreck at Main and Hill Street had died a week later? Seriously? This is why no ...

Kalbach, Jibben and Bennett first to file for Ward 2 opening

The City of Riverton so far has received three applications from individuals interested in being appointed to the vacant Ward 2 seat on the Riverton City ...

No decision from committee yet on Medicaid expansion

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers are debating whether they will back a plan to make the state the latest to expand its Medicaid program.
The Joint Labor, Health ...

Special election in Teton County finalizes retention of Riverton-based judge

A special election in Teton County has finalized the retention of Riverton-based Circuit Court Judge Wesley Roberts.
He garnered 81 percent of the ...

Health department says flu activity picking up in state

With flu activity reports stepping up across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging residents to take common-sense steps to avoid spreading ...

CWC audit complete; enrollment dips slightly over past three years

Central Wyoming College received a clean audit this year from McGee, Hearne and Paiz of Cheyenne.
The firm serves four community colleges in the state as well ...

Digest

State slips to 25th in health survey
CHEYENNE -- An annual survey of U.S. health ranks Wyoming 25th in the nation, down from 17th the previous ...

CWC offering unique medical program

A new medical assistant certificate program will be available at Central Wyoming College beginning in the spring.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved the ...

Tuesday notes

Winter's touch
We got a blast of winter over the weekend, but it was a short one. Aside from the stunning spasm of arctic cold a month ago, our ...

 
 

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