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Tax volunteer service valuable to low-income people and others

Nov 21, 2014 - Helen Saban, Greybull:  Editor:
If one or more of your readers would like to support a worthwhile community service program and have some fun doing it, I have a suggestion. Become a ... [more]

Learning to be thankful, not fretful

Nov 21, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Too often we serve up a plate full of holiday anxiety

Do you have a doozy of a story about a bad Thanksgiving?
Sorry. I don't want to hear ... [more]

Power of the pen

Nov 21, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Executive orders from a president are nothing new in this country

As expected, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced his executive order on ... [more]

Wyoming teen convicted of killing guard in Nebraska

Nov 21, 2014 - The Associated Press:  GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile ... [more]

Digest

Nov 21, 2014 - The Associated Press:  Jackson propane blast investigated
JACKSON -- An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several ... [more]

New recommendation says sage grouse need three-mile buffer zone

Nov 21, 2014 - By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a ... [more]

No tuition increase for CWC students in 2015

Nov 21, 2014 - From staff and wire reports:  Tuition at the University of Wyoming is going up next year, but Central Wyoming College is not following suit.
Students attending CWC and the state's other ... [more]

Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot

Nov 21, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The City of Riverton received a certificate of completion last week from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for a cleanup project at the vacant, ... [more]

CWC Health and Science Center to be named for McFarland

Nov 21, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The new Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College will be named in honor of former president Jo Anne McFarland.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved ... [more]

New projects using 1 percent tax take shape; others done

Nov 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Several more projects funded by Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax are in the works as the first few are finishing.
At a Fremont County Commission ... [more]

Today

Nov 20, 2014 - Staff:  Births
CLARK

A son was born to Karyn Clark of Riverton and Spencer Clark of Riverton at 4:48 a.m. Aug. 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ... [more]

Today

Nov 19, 2014 - Staff:  Births
CONDON

A daughter was born to Melissa Arthur of Riverton and Sylas Condon of Riverton at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 8 at SageWest Health Care. The baby ... [more]

Lander Library presents 'The Barber of Seville' as next opera

Nov 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Gioacchino Rossini's opera "The Barber of Seville" will be presented by the Met Opera at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Fremont County Library in Lander.
Rossini ... [more]

Digest

Nov 16, 2014 - The Associated Press:  UW approves tuition increase
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a 5 percent tuition increase for some courses for ... [more]

Changes in nuke missile command set in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota

Nov 16, 2014 - The Associated Press:  MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation's ... [more]

Privacy amendment wins committee's OK

Nov 16, 2014 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee voted Friday to recommend changing the Wyoming Constitution to specify that individuals have a right to privacy.
Sen. ... [more]

Gardening into gorgeous November

Nov 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Last week I picked two tomatoes right off the vine, something unheard of in this state so late in the year.

I noticed our German short-haired ... [more]

Arapaho language finds home in elder room

Nov 16, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The Arapahoe school community celebrated the addition of its new Arapaho elder and parent room Nov. 7 in the Arapahoe Elementary School. A special assembly ... [more]

Zebroski's astounding effort for Lander not quite enough in classic

Nov 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Jeremy Zebroski forever will be linked to the great Class 3-A state championship football game between his Lander Valley High School Tigers and the arch rival ... [more]

Guilty plea to lower charge for woman in home invasion

Nov 16, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Kelly Meehan and her boyfriend, Bow Hepner, both of Gillette, were fugitives from a halfway houwe when they were arrested for robbing Joann and Allen ... [more]

A few changes in school plan, but design still on schedule

Nov 16, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Riverton school district administrators feel confident moving forward with a 60 percent design completion for the new K-3 Willow Creek Elementary ... [more]

Veteran officer, young interns keeping CWC secure

Nov 16, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Two days after his May retirement from the Lander Police Department, Chuck Carr started working as campus security officer at Central Wyoming College in ... [more]

Sinkhole worries not over in Rock Springs; more work needed

Nov 16, 2014 - By Matt Naber, For The Associated Press:  Sweetwater County has a history of not sitting on stable ground -- everything from foundations cracking and utility lines snapping to entire structures sinking ... [more]

The way it was: Gold mining -- 1884

Nov 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  No one epitomized the boom-or-bust existence of 19th century gold mining in Fremont County more than these two men, Emil Granier, right, and W.G. Peters (some ... [more]

Wyoming Farm Bureau elects Livingston to 10th term as president

Nov 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  Perry Livingston of Sundance was elected to his 10th term as president of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation at the organization's 95th annual meeting in ... [more]

Second health insurance sign-up starting

Nov 16, 2014 - By Ben Neary, The Associated Press:  Wyoming residents have a four-month window that started Saturday to buy health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
State residents who aren't ... [more]

Hunter says men told him to 'get off their land'

Nov 16, 2014 - From staff reports:  A hunter called police at about 4:20 p.m. Nov. 7 to report that two unknown subjects had pointed a gun at him in the Dickinson Park area above Fort ... [more]

Two Rustlers make Region IX first team all-conference team

Nov 16, 2014 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Sophomores Kiara Skinner and Kalynn Dahlke were two of the most powerful volleyball players this year for the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.
Both have ... [more]

Rams pummeled in 6-man title tilt

Nov 16, 2014 - By Randy Tucker, Sports Writer:  Injury led to a pair of regular season defeats for Dubois Rams in their first three games this year, and its ominous face returned at the worst possible time ... [more]

More than Jackson

Nov 16, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The tourist area's airport figures skew Wyoming's air service picture

How could it be that in this period of near desperation among small airlines ... [more]