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Think carefully before filling out military survey for young people

Editor:
To all parents with children between the ages of 16 and 24: My daughter recently received a survey addressed to her, along with $2 in the mail ...

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Yes, I am trying to learn to speak French

A friend's recent move to Europe has sparked in me the interest to learn French.
There are a few reasons ...

E-cigs and schools

The reasons for prohibition are straightforward and legitimate

A few days ago a national news report stated that "for public school districts with ...

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Jurors weigh Alice Uden case
CHEYENNE -- Jurors on Thursday continued to deliberate in the case of a 75-year-old Missouri woman charged with killing her ...

CASPER -- Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming told a federal judge Wednesday that they don't want to have anything to do with helping their employees access ...

In light of Supreme Court ruling, state campaign law under review

CHEYENNE -- Local and national groups warn that Wyoming's campaign finance laws need to be changed to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Wyoming law ...

Facilities leaders visit Riverton schools

The first stop was the proposed site for Riverton's new elementary school at 1200 W. Monroe Ave.

Fremont County School District 25 administration ...

Several options in play to deal with library drainage problems

The Riverton Branch Library is moving forward with fixing leakage and drainage problems at its facility.
According to Fremont County Library System director ...

Few applicants so far for county pathologist job

Fremont County's plan to hire its own expert to perform autopsies is in a rough patch, as few candidates are applying for the job. The proposed salary is ...

Twenty to 30 years for youngest of five in Hudson homicides

The youngest defendant in the case of a double homicide in Hudson was sentenced to 20 to 30 years in prison Thursday in a hearing laced with emotion at Lander ...

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Births
STETTER
A son was born to Laura Voss and Dustin Stetter, of Dubois, at 5:34 p.m. March 28, 2014, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 ...

Thursday Showcase at CWC is last for Hussa as conductor

The Central Wyoming College community band, collegiate chorale and hand bell choir perform at the Spring Showcase Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Robert ...

Minimal damage in 'scary' lightning strike

A lightning strike April 26 may have been exciting for local residents, but the incident was relatively minor for the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department.
RVFD ...

GOP leaders wrong in trying to stifle debate on Mead censure

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There was a deliberate, orchestrated attempt by some of the state party leadership to stifle free and open debate on "public censure" at the recent ...

No need to leave Earth to enjoy sky

I listen to the radio when I drive. I like NPR, and it usually has some gems of information that I then like to blather about in conversations. Recently there ...

Climate assessment

The new report sparks a familiar quarrel -- and a good question

The release Tuesday of the third National Climate Assessment led to a predictable ...

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Natrona voters nix bond issue
CASPER -- Natrona County voters have rejected a $33 million bond issue to pay for school improvements.
Preliminary ...

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A voracious species of trout that decimated a native trout population in Yellowstone National Park shows signs of decline following a costly ...

New climate report predicts hotter, drier Wyoming plains

Growing seasons in the northern Plains probably will be longer, however, if adequate water can be found.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- Climate change will ...

A small-scale tornado swept through rural Fremont County on Tuesday afternoon, whipping up debris and dust over open country about 20 miles north of Riverton. ...

 
 

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