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Local legislators are confident that the Wyoming Life Resource Center will remain in Lander based on the results of a recent study by the state Department of ...

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More delays in Hill probe
CHEYENNE -- The chairman of the legislative committee investigating state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill is recommending ...

Sternberg lands spot at Cornell

LARAMIE -- Former University of Wyoming president Robert Sternberg is joining the faculty at Cornell University.
Sternberg, a psychologist, will be a professor ...

UW gun-free policy debated

LARAMIE -- Whether the parameters of firearms rights in Wyoming should extend to the University of Wyoming campus could be an issue of contention.
According to ...

Wild West Winter Carnival launches busiest part of event schedule

With a few introductory events already in the books, the Wild West Winter Carnival gears up for the busiest part of its schedule this week and continuing into ...

Collision near South Pass kills 75-year-old Cody man

Details on a fatal car accident Friday evening in Fremont County have been released. Gerald Haugen, 75, of Cody died at the scene of a two-vehicle, head-on ...

Traffic on North Federal Boulevard in Riverton came to a halt as hundreds rallied Monday for the Martin Luther King Equality Day beginning at Riverton City ...

County's DUI arrest rate second-lowest in state at 24 percent

Fremont County recorded one of the lowest rates of drunken driving arrests in the state in 2012, according to the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of ...

Digest

Mead supportive of UW prez pick
LARAMIE -- Gov. Matt Mead said he has confidence in new University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity and doesn't intend ...

CHEYENNE -- Steps are being taken to make sure Air Force nuclear launch officers can't cheat on proficiency tests in the future, their leader said ...

Old hotel marks 120 years

SARATOGA -- When future Wyoming Governor Fenimore Chatterton returned to Rawlins from a business trip in Saratoga in Nov. 1893, he reported that the Hotel Wolf ...

After Fremont County Attorney Tim Judson resigned to accept a judgeship early in 1985, the vacancy in the elected office needed to be filled. The Fremont ...

Community considers CWC sports program

Members of the local sports community gathered Wednesday to talk about the future of athletics at Central Wyoming College.
Administrators at the school are ...

Park seeks sponsors to help with summer run in canyon

Deep snow covers much of Sinks Canyon, but the park is busy planning for the summer. A highlight this year is the second annual "Run Like a Bighorn" trail run ...

Thayer reflects on her two decades of design at CWC

The public information assistant was hired in 1989, and she creates all of the college's visual communications, from the quarterly magazine to posters ...

Rural Justice Center paying off, says RPD chief

The center has been open for almost five years, providing training sessions primarily to rural law enforcement agencies throughout the state and region. ...

CWC staff, faculty want role in hiring replacement for McFarland

Employees at Central Wyoming College want to be included in the upcoming search for a new school president.
The CWC Board of Trustees meets Wednesday, Jan. ...

District 25 choir director retires unexpectedly to care for parents out of state

School District 25 is losing its new high school and middle school choir director unexpectedly.
Vocal music teacher Pamela Schweigert requested the board ...

FCAG backs challenge to rez border ruling; calm response urged

The recent Environmental Protection Agency opinion that ruled Riverton to be part of the Wind River Indian Reservation hasn't changed how the county and ...

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Births
ALLEN
A daughter was born to Heidi and Ralph Allen, of Lander, at 10:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, ...

 
 

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