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Wellness program could be healthy wager for county

Fremont County is betting heavily on an expanded wellness program for its employees, and the wager could pay off. Groups that have tried similar methods have ...

The dawn of Cold War II?

Here's a chilly thought: We are seeing the dawn of a second Cold War between Russia and the West. But this one should be easier to manage than the first ...

New museums boss needs to get Riverton Museum back on its feet fast

Editor:
I did not like the idea of hiring one museum director for the whole county, but now that is done. Time to move on. I do think they hired a good man ...

Tuesday notes

Three words
That was a ferocious little snowstorm that arrived Monday night. A fast mover, it took the green right out of St. Patrick's Day and left a ...

Digest

Alleged strangler says 'not guilty'
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old Wyoming boy has pleaded not guilty to murder in the strangling of a western Nebraska ...

BOISE, Idaho -- A bipartisan effort under way in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds ...

More delays in Hill case; judge allows three more weeks for state analyses

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will have to wait longer in her effort to regain control of the Wyoming Department of Education.
Laramie ...

RHS expands course offerings with animation, baking classes

Riverton High School has approved two additional courses to be offered to students in the next school year. "Animation" and "Baking and Pastry" will be offered ...

After two years as superintendent at St. Stephen's Indian School, Mike Hejtmanek has decided to resign from the position.
He announced his departure to the ...

Two announce run for HD33 seat being vacated by Goggles

Two Republicans who sparred over the state representative seat in House District 33 in earlier elections are running for it again. They could have better luck ...

Diversion Dam bridge to be closed Tuesday

The Fremont County Transportation Department announced it will close Diversion Dam bridge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday for routine inspection.
This will be a ...

The rule of religion and politics

There is one iron rule regarding religion in American politics, and here it is: With only one exception, ministers, priests, rabbis, and imams -- men and women ...

Pretty maids and spring days

There's a good reason the "farmer's daughter" became the feminine ideal.

The smell of spring is in the air, but it's the earthy, organic smell of ...

Wind River tribes 'own Riverton'

Editor:
The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes and nations own Riverton. The EPA ruling is backed by the Department of the Interior and Department ...

Mead vs. Hill

The governor has the best cards, but the superintendent loves to confound expectations

By all indications, Wyoming is going to have a high-profile ...

Colorado State wins triple overtime thriller vs. Cowgirls

LAS VEGAS -- The history of the Border War for both men's and women's basketball spans more than 100 years and 300 games.
But never has a game between the ...

Cody downed Glenrock for the Class 3-A state championship 61-53.

CASPER -- After producing a stellar regular season in the Class 3-A boys basketball ...

CASPER -- Torrington eliminated the Lander Tigers from the girls Class 3-A state basketball tournament in a consolation game Friday night in Casper, beating ...

Digest

Judge rejects deal in fatal crash
GREELEY, Colo. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement for a 22-year-old Wyoming man who was involved in a crash in ...

LARAMIE -- A University of Wyoming researcher discovered that using satellite imagery to map the depth of melt ponds and melt-water stream channels on the ...

 
 

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